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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
There is a silence surrounding the potential closure of the Three Mile Island Generating Station that is hard for us to fathom. No one seems to be talking about it.  We know, of course … more
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
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
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
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
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
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
We fully support shopping local this holiday season. Heck, the Press & Journal is a local business. We realize how vital it is to buy local. But we know that even if you do a great job of … more
The suspension of Middletown Police Officer Mark Hovan is not about religion. It’s about obeying orders. As a 20-year veteran of the department who served briefly as chief, Hovan should know … more
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