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LaVonne Ackerman

Movie night, an Italian dinner and a whole lot more

Welcome, March! Do people still think about lions and lambs when they see that it is March 1? After last week I am rooting for the lamb for all of March! We only have 18 days until spring is here, so hang in there. Let me know your news to share and have a wonderful week.

As spring arrives, it’s time to get growing!: LaVonne Ackerman

O happy Spring. Where are you? I thought the snow would be gone and we would be enjoying crocus blooms and sunny breezes. March is a tough month and we have come to expect this type of behavior! But …
FROM THE VAULT

From the Vault: News from the Friday, March 22, 1940, edition of the Press & Journal

Court grants local man petition to bring wife into court (front page of the Annville Courier)Through a petition for a writ of habeas corpus filed in the local courts late on Tuesday, which was …

FROM THE VAULT: News from the Wednesday, March 7, 1984 edition of the Press & Journal

Headlines from the front page • Protests fail to sway council to reconsider reorganization: Despite several protests from a crowded gallery, Borough Council voted 6-2 last Thursday night to …

23 Years Ago: Feb. 15, 2017

Only 5.8 Pounds To Go ­— The authorities say we eat 5.9 pounds of grapefruit each year. Jonathan Martz may change those statistics if he has anything to say about it. Don’t let the sour face fool you – the youngster really took a liking to …

23 Years Ago: Feb. 8, 2017

Fasnacht’s Day – What are the odds that Angie Fasnacht would have her sixth birthday on Fasnacht Day? (Maybe one in six?) The daughter of Michael Fasnacht of Middletown, Angie will celebrate her coincidental birthday next Tuesday, Feb. 15. …

23 Years Ago: Feb. 1, 2017

Blame It On The Weather – An early morning weather-related accident on Friday, Jan. 28 prompted Highspire firefighters to respond to a collapsed roof at Stambaugh’s Air Service at 427 Second Street in Highspire. The collapsed canopy was …

23 Years Ago: Jan. 25, 2017

Gotta Keep A Sense Of Humor – It’s good to know that at least one snow remover from Middletown kept his or her sense of humor while moving the white stuff from one place to another. Or could this be a neighbor that tried to swipe a shoveled out …