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Publisher's Voice: Is the borough going forward or backward?

The wheels go round and round. more

Publisher's Voice: The race for council is beginning to heat up

The field of candidates for Middletown Borough Council continues to grow with Rachelle Reid stepping up to run for a seat to represent the town’s First Ward. Reid’s election would mark a return to the local government body. more

The Gray Ghost and Sugar Britches: A story about reality and guns

By Terry Burger Press and Journal staff   On the morning of Jan. 17, 1989, a loser named Patrick Purdy attacked Cleveland Elementary School in Stockton, Calif. He fired more than 100 rounds from a Chinese assault rifle, killing five … more

Publisher's Voice: Up next: Local elections

Let’s be honest – we all breathed a collective sigh of relief when the frenzied hype over the national elections finally quieted down. Last week, our story that reported the announcement by David Madsen that he’s tossed his hat into … more

Katrina Wells: Surviving the holiday break

Winter break comes with mixed emotions for many college students. After months of late nights with dorm mates, countless hours learning new things in the classroom, getting involved with various activities, and finding a new group of friends, the … more

Publisher's Voice: Borough money should be spent in the borough

By Joe SukleWhen Middletown Borough chooses to spend dollars outside the community, it makes bad business sense. more

Petraeus' brutal legacy

David Petraeus has fallen — but not as he should have. Before being disgraced by an extramarital affair, the retired four-star general and ex-CIA director should have been shamed out of public life for his horrendous military record in Iraq and … more

Thanksgiving leftovers

The turkey and stuffing are long gone. Place settings and cookers are tucked away. Family and friends are back in their routine. more

Sheldon Richman: What an anemic presidential campaign

Thank goodness the tedious presidential campaign is over. It was enough to put a caffeine freak into a coma. more

Publisher's Voice: When political fighting trumps responsibility

Did you read last week’s story about our unsuccessful attempts to find more information about the attempted child abductions in Middletown? If you didn’t, here’s a brief synopsis: more
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