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Schools’ impact go deeper than just education: Editorial

From Penn State Harrisburg down to preschools and everywhere in between, school is back in session. Are you one of the students heading to class? Maybe you are a parent, or grandparent, of one of … more

Sex offender residency laws: There are no easy answers: Editorial

If you read the following editorial as being sympathetic toward sex offenders, you are missing the point. We are not being sympathetic. We simply want to state that it’s not always possible to … more

Lou Barletta and Charlie Dent — How will ‘Tale of Two Congressmen’ end?: Editorial

Here’s a quick quiz: Name your representative in the U.S. House.  Odds are you can’t. Did you know right away? Can you even venture a guess? If you are stumped, you … more

Officials upset, but keep focus on police talks

In the past week, we were called to task by two of Middletown’s most prominent elected leaders for our Jan. 25 story about police regionalization. Telephone calls, texts and a letter touched on … more

Blue Raiders make us proud, win or lose: Editorial

There is more to life than winning. That statement is not just a platitude that you share after your team loses the big game. It’s absolutely true. The Middletown Area High School … more

If Bunky’s is sold, what should replace it?: Editorial

“He’s had a ton of chances and many years to do that repair. At what point are we taking the building? I don’t know how many chances you give.” We agree for the most part … more

Hunger exists right here in Middletown; help fight it: Editorial

We have people going hungry in Middletown. Many of them are students. Look at three recent stories in the Press & Journal, about the RaiderPacks program, the Charlotte Chubb Memorial Fund and … more

Mason has the background to be a great chancellor at Penn State: Editorial

We don’t know for sure what kind of chancellor John Mason will be when he takes over at Penn State Harrisburg in August. But we are excited by what he brings to the table, on many … more

A positive first step on Bunkys, but what will the end result be?: Editorial

About a year ago, the streetscape project was still underway and Tattered Flag Brewery & Still Works was just getting ready to open. Now, look how much better the stretch of South Union Street … more

It’s your duty to pay solemn respects on Memorial Day: Editorial

“And they who for their country die shall fill an honored grave, for glory lights the soldier’s tomb, and beauty weeps the brave.” — Joseph Rodman Drake, in his poem “To the Defenders of … more
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