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FROM THE VAULT

From the Vault: News from the Thursday, Oct. 19, 1961 edition of the Press & Journal

Breaking ground for new school next Thursday Two significant actions will take place within a month which affect the Middletown Area School System’s program to expand school facilities. The …

From the Vault: News from the Thursday, Oct. 1, 1964, edition of the Press & Journal

Adjustment board hearing set for zoning hassle; couple asked to delay suit until after appeal action Middletown’s Board of Adjustment will be the next focal point of decision in the borough’s …

From the Vault: News from the Thursday, Sept. 27, 1962, edition of the Press & Journal

Council approves offer to buy East End Warehouse; former Air Force facility is appraised at $127,000 Borough council this week voted unanimously in favor of starting negotiations with the United …

From the Vault: News from the Wednesday, Sept. 19, 1984 edition of the Press & Journal

SWEPT AWAY: First an earthquake, then a hurricane, then, seemingly out of nowhere, a flood unseen since the days of Agnes, overtakes the region with devastating effect MIDDLETOWN — A special …

From the Vault: News from the Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2011 edition of the Press & Journal

SWEPT AWAY: First an earthquake, then a hurricane, then, seemingly out of nowhere, a flood unseen since the days of Agnes, overtakes the region with devastating effect. Agnes has a brother. His …

From the Vault: News from the Wednesday, Sept. 4, 1996 edition of the Press & Journal

Lower Swatara police officers opposed to consolidation Little was actually accomplished, but the first meeting of the interim commission of a proposed consolidated police force comprised of five …