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LaVonne Ackerman

I was the young mayor of Birch Tree Village: LaVonne Ackerman

Hi, people! We have 11 days of summer time fun until the kids have to go back to school. This time of year goes by too quickly! I hope you get to do some last-minute picnic fun. It seems like a …
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From the Vault: News from the Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2010, edition of the Press & Journal

Hemmed in: Bridge work trims traffic to tailor shop Paul Kello has sewn hems on a sturdy old Singer in the back of his tailor shop on South Union Street for 25 years. Beneath a wall filled …

From the Vault: News from the Saturday, Aug. 11, 1934 edition of the Middletown Journal

Why is there an eagle on Page 1? It has nothing to do with guns Editor’s note: This logo appeared on both sides of the masthead on the front page of the Middletown Journal on Saturday, Aug. 11, …

From the Vault: News from the Aug. 7, 1985 edition of the Press & Journal

In this town, every drop counts Middletown water customers must reduce the amount of water they use, according to a water conservation resolution passed by Borough Council Monday night. The …

From the Vault: News from the July 23, 1969 edition of the Press & Journal

State activities will be relocated at jet airport Relocation of state functions to Olmsted State Airport facilities has been announced by state officials. The Press & Journal this week learned …

From the Vault: News from the Thursday, July 11, 1935 edition of the Daily Journal

Temperature at 100 today; water recedes The sun drove the thermometers up to near the hundred mark at noon today, making this one of the hottest days of this summer. The Swatara Creek at the …

From the Vault: News from the Thursday, July 8, 1976 edition of the Press & Journal

President Ford cites bicen program here President Gerald R. Ford has forwarded a Bicentennial Message which commends the borough of Middletown for its part in providing bicentennial programs and …