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scoutsphoto2 18 15WEBSubmitted photo -- Boy Scouts from Troop 594, sponsored by Middletown American Legion Post 594, enjoyed a weekend of snow tubing and Capture the Flag while at Seven Mountains Scout Reservation in Centre County recently. Before they could leave, however, they had to help push their Scout leader’s car, behind them, out of the snowy parking area.

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23 Years Ago: 2/25/15



2 25 14 bw23 YEARS AGO - Listen Up, Men – Middletown’s head football coach Dennis Iezzi takes command during a sidelines’ conference in the Blue Raiders game against East Pennsboro.


From The Wednesday, 

February 26, 1992 Edition Of The Press And Journal


Another Shot At 

Improving Town Square


 Middletown will get still another chance at having its town square remodeled and it looks as though Borough Council may endorse the plan without conditions this time.


 According to Borough officials, PennDOT (Pa. Dept. of Transportation) has advised the Borough that it would like to reconstruct Middletown’s square with federal funding made available recently by Congressional approval of the new National Transportation Act.


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Out & About: Londonderry Fire Company Fish Fry


With the beginning of Lent comes the Middletown area’s annual fish fry dinners – and the Londonderry Fire Company launched its second annual Fish Fry on Friday, Feb. 20 with a crowd that gathered at the Foxianna Road fire hall 30 minutes before volunteers began serving food.


The dinners continue every Friday from 5 to 8 p.m. through April 3.


See who was there!


Press and Journal Photos by Eric Wise 




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23 Years Ago: 2/18/15


2 18 1523 YEARS AGO - Mid-Penn All-Stars – Four Blue Raider Field Hockey players were named Mid-Penn All-Stars while another five Middletown stars were chosen for honorable mention. Pictured from left are: Melinda Schmidt, Melissa Herneisey, Leslie Voithofer, Angela Derk, Melissa Jackson, Melissa Welsh, Christa Bruce, Eva Strzelecka and Allison Noll. Welsh, Bruce, Jackson and Derk played in the Mid-Penn All-Star game scheduled for November 12 at East Pennsboro.



From The Wednesday, February 19, 1992 Edition Of The Press And Journal


Economy Continues To Limit LD School’s Teachers’ Aides


 Challenging economic realities apparently have once again dealt a blow to the issue of teachers’ aides in the Lower Dauphin School District’s elementary schools.


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Out & About: Lunar New Year celebration at Penn State Harrisburg


In Asian countries, the Lunar New Year marks the beginning of a new year, the first day of a calendar whose months are based on the cycles of the moon, not the sun.


Students, faculty and staff celebrated the Year of the Sheep on Friday, Feb. 13, at the Capital Union Building – six days before the new year begins on Thursday, Feb. 19.


Dr. Mukund Kulkarni, chancellor of Penn State Harrisburg, welcomed the crowd. Following dinner, music, dance and presentations on different Asian cultures were presented.


Press and Journal Photos by Jim Lewis 





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