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Great opportunities at hand to strengthen ties with Penn State Harrisburg: Editorial

We have discussed several times in editorials how important the presence of Penn State Harrisburg is to our community. It brings in thousands of people to the area who spend money here, who live … more

It’s worth a reminder once again — go out and vote Tuesday: Editorial

We forgive you if you have election burnout. Those presidential races can be a real pain, and the 2016 edition (unfortunately) upped the ante. We still hold out some glimmer of hope that it will … more

We are divided, but we can change it: Editorial

We are not united as a country right now. That’s not a shock to anyone who spends any time on social media or watching cable news. But we also need some perspective. It’s … more

New Lower Swatara board should fill key open positions: Editorial

The voters of Lower Swatara Township spoke clearly Nov. 7. They wanted a change on the board of commissioners. In what is a somewhat rare occurrence, two incumbents were voted out. Gone are Laddie … more

National Night Out should be careful with location changes: Editorial

Middletown should be proud of its National Night Out. It not only has drawn thousands and thousands of people over the years to Hoffer Park, but it won a national award in 2016 as a sign of its … more

Rich Nigerian princes? Scams are way past that: Editorial

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

Mouchette deserves raise, and he should stay on as Middletown police chief: Editorial

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

Enjoy Farm Show, and learn something: Editorial

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

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

The heroin epidemic continues to grow, so what can be done?: Editorial

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
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