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Scams are hardly new. From Ponzi schemes to fake charities to selling the Brooklyn Bridge to unsuspecting visitors to New York, people have been bilked for centuries. As technology improves, so … more
We urge Middletown Borough Council to pay interim Police Chief George Mouchette a reasonable salary to keep him on permanently. Since coming on in early January, our impression is that he has done … more
Strength in Our Diversity. That’s the theme for the Pennsylvania Farm Show this year, the 102nd edition. It gets underway with a Food Court preview day on Friday and continues through Jan. … more
We are in the middle of an epidemic. Cold, hard facts bear it out. Drug overdose deaths, with heroin leading the way, are killing at a higher rate than ever before. Coroner Graham S. Hetrick … more
P&J asks: "In consideration of Middletown officials' assertions that the town is in dire financial straits and in light of several sweeping cuts undertaken in the borough, should Middletown's Borough councilors forgo their monthly stipend? … more
The more time that passes, the more we wonder about the future of the Elks Theatre. It’s coming up on three years since it closed, and there seems to be a lack of urgency about what should … more
American cultural anthropologist Margaret Mead is widely quoted as saying: “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that … more
Well, we didn’t see that coming. Fager-Finkenbinder Funeral Home’s plans to build a crematory on its property at 208 N. Union St. have been scrapped, despite several years of attempts … more
Americans have the right to access almost all the records maintained by our government. The governmental bodies that maintain those records have the responsibility to redact certain parts of those … more
Why do some communities have more pride than others? Is it a sense of history? Is it the attitudes of the people who live there? The businesses that have roots? The sports teams? The schools? The … more
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