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Can Right-To-Know laws be used to point of abuse?: Editorial

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

Community pride grows with events, beautification: Editorial

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

Middletown police heading in the right direction: Editorial

We continue to be impressed with the development of the Middletown Police Department. It starts at the top. We were supportive of the permanent hiring of George Mouchette as police chief earlier … more

Changes keep coming along Route 230, and it’s exciting: Editorial

What will the stretch of Route 230 between the Airport Connector road and Nissley Street look like in five years? How will it affect residents of Middletown and Lower Swatara Township? The … more

Police talks over; will you pay for MPD officers?: Editorial

We really aren’t surprised that talks between the borough of Middletown and Lower Swatara Township over police services ended without any agreement. The topic seems to pop up from time to time, … more

UPS hub solid addition for Lower Swatara Township: Editorial

We understand concerns raised about the plans that UPS has to build a 935,000-square-foot distribution hub in the 2100 block of North Union Street in Lower Swatara Township. But we also have not … more

Free speech has limits, and it’s no license for violent actions: Editorial

“For a while people were worried about the ‘knock-out game’ when that was going around a couple of years ago,” attorney Matt Menges said at a recent concealed-carry firearms training event, … more

Turnover is norm for borough, and it’s a challenge: Editorial

There is something to be said for turnover in any endeavor. From time to time, new viewpoints can help refocus a business or organization. Some elected bodies have term limits to help speed that … more

Will possible changes to electric rates, providers hit your wallet?: Editorial

If you read the Jan. 3 edition of the Press & Journal, you likely saw a pair of stories by our Dan Miller involving a lawsuit over electricity providers and potential state regulations involving … more

Math doesn't add up for TMI to stay open: Editorial

Exelon Corp. wants “needed policy reforms” to the state’s energy plan or the Three Mile Island Generating Station will close in the fall of 2019. But here’s a fact: Policy reforms won’t … more
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