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A positive first step on Bunkys, but what will the end result be?: Editorial

About a year ago, the streetscape project was still underway and Tattered Flag Brewery & Still Works was just getting ready to open. Now, look how much better the stretch of South Union Street … more

When will Lower Swatara’s revolving door stop?: Editorial

“The township board of commissioners needs to look at itself and make sure that its hiring procedures, from how it draws its pool of candidates to the questions asked during interviews to the … 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

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

The Fourth is over, and U.S. pushes on: Editorial

The Fourth of July is over. We hope you had fun. Maybe it was an extended weekend for you, taking Monday off and getting four days to celebrate our nation’s birth. It was an amazing thing … more

Silence not golden when it comes to school changes: Editorial

Three key administrators in the Middletown Area School District are changing jobs. It’s one of the moves, however that sparked the most concern. That’s the transfer of Earl Bright from … 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

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

Video shows police doing their jobs: Editorial

Sometimes videos of police doing their jobs show just that — police doing their jobs. Because we see so many videos nowadays that show police officers behaving badly, it is easy to forget that … more

It’s your duty to pay solemn respects on Memorial Day: Editorial

“And they who for their country die shall fill an honored grave, for glory lights the soldier’s tomb, and beauty weeps the brave.” — Joseph Rodman Drake, in his poem “To the Defenders of … more
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