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Suspension of Middletown police officer warranted for disobeying an order: Editorial

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

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

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

In a surprising result, winners abound in crematory agreement: Editorial

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

’Tis the season for thieves to make off with your packages: Editorial

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

Sanctity of our electoral process in United States is paramount: Editorial

Without the sanctity of our electoral process, we really have nothing as a nation. If we can’t say for certain who we actually elected for jobs ranging from tax collector to president, then … more

Blue Raider pride abounds again: Editorial

Here we are again, at the end of a high school football regular season beaming with pride about the Middletown Area High School Blue Raiders. We are proud of all the MAHS sports teams, and all the … more

Staying positive despite financial hit the McNair House property sale cost the borough: Editorial

The math on the recent McNair House property sale is not good. It’s not good at all. As we reported last week, the Middletown Industrial and Commercial Development Authority approved sale of … 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

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
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