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Newspapers are not fake news: Editorial

Editor’s note: The Press & Journal is running the following editorial, provided by the Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association, to address attacks on journalists as the “enemy of the … more

It's great to talk about electric bill concerns, but hold off on changes for now: Editorial

We appreciate that Middletown Borough Council is reviewing its policies on how borough residents pay their electric bills. It is worthwhile to take a look from time to time, although there is a … more

Taking safety steps key in floods: Editorial

You can’t prevent flooding. But you can take steps to stay safe. And it’s important to do so. Don’t ignore the warnings when they come. If you live in an area prone to … more

Borough officials' attack on Press & Journal unfounded

Note from the Editorial Board: Because the following editorial is about news coverage decisions made by Press & Journal staff, public members Susannah Gal and Jay Howes did not give input in … more

Case of the missing money must be solved: Editorial

The residents and businesses of Middletown should be outraged at the apparent loss of $1.1 million from the borough’s coffers in 2015. They should be deeply concerned about reports of … more

Great decision to fund Kids Kastle rebuild: Editorial

When you are a municipality with a multi-million-dollar budget such as the borough of Middletown, you have a lot of spending decisions to make. They aren’t always easy decisions, … more

Working to honor the Annapolis Five: Editorial

It was nearly a week ago that a gunman who authorities say had a longstanding feud with the Capital Gazette in Annapolis, Maryland, opened fire at the newspaper office, killing five … more

Do these lawsuits over Suez water and sewer lease make sense financially?: Editorial

Why is the borough of Middletown spending what is potentially hundreds of thousands of dollars in legal fees over its 50-year water and sewer lease with Suez? What end benefit is there to the … more

Make sure our community events get needed support: Editorial

We are blessed with many great community events in our area. One of them just took place: the annual Arts & Crafts Fair held June 9 at Hoffer Park. Its roots stretch back to the … more

Housing growth will have huge impact on area: Editorial

We’ve talked many times in editorials about the impact that commercial growth likely will have on the area. We’ve discussed the new hotels going up near the airport, the potential for … more
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