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Many elected officials, from small-town mayors to presidents, are not fond of the media. Let’s face it, politicians criticizing the press is nothing new. Middletown is no exception. Mayor … more
Competition is a good thing in just about every undertaking in life. Elections are no exception. Contested races lead to more in-depth discussions of issues. They allow voters to get to know … more
The Press & Journal filed a Right-to-Know request Feb. 22 asking the borough of Middletown for a full account of what happened to $1.35 million that the borough council transferred to the former … more
The simplest but most complimentary thing that might be said about Robert G. Reid is that Middletown is a much better place because he chose to live his life here. He has touched so many people in … more
Cost and questions about whether the videos would be public records should not stop Lower Swatara Township from streaming its board of commissioners meetings. Commissioner Chris DeHart brought up … more
The Middletown Area School District is taking its time to figure out the best course of action for its elementary schools, and that is wise. This decision will affect the future of the district … more
There are good and giving people all around us. When you get depressed or distracted by national politics, or even local flareups, or when you hear of random acts of violence in central … more
When Sen. Mike Folmer is enthusiastic about an issue, it’s easy to tell. Remember, this is “Marijuana Mike” the prime sponsor of Act 16 of 2016, which allows the use of medical … more
We have many heroes in our midst. We have police officers, firefighters, first responders, and members of our military. We have volunteers who help out with myriad local efforts. There are way too … more
Middletown Borough Council’s repeated use of executive session to speak behind closed doors about important issues — and the vague descriptions given for entering into the sessions … more
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