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Middletown Borough

Keep three elementary schools, says MASD survey; adding on to Fink — upward — a possibility

Most people responding to a recent online survey want Middletown Area School District to keep its current configuration of housing elementary students in three buildings in three locations. Just …

First African-American in space inspires young engineers of color; Bluford speaks at PSU Harrisburg

In 1977, NASA was looking for astronauts. Dr. Guion Bluford Jr. was coming up for reassignment in the U.S. Air Force. Bluford, who graduated with a degree in aerospace from Pennsylvania State …
Lower Swatara Township

School board gives MASD Superintendent Suski a $3,000 bonus

The Middletown Area School Board approved a $3,000 bonus for Superintendent Lori Suski during its Feb. 5 meeting. The reward was based on the board’s performance evaluation of Suski for the …

On state tests, Middletown students a mix bag as LD outperforms peers in Pa.

How do Lower Dauphin School District and Middletown Area School District measure up on state standardized tests, graduation rates and student attendance? Middletown’s 2018 test scores were a …
Cops & Courts

Assault charges result from several cases in borough in early February: Police and Courts Roundup

Middletown police charged a borough man with simple assault following an incident in the first block of Brown Street shortly before 8 p.m. Feb. 5. Andrew Shawn Henry, 43, of the Brown Street …

Dauphin County sheriff says jury duty calls are scams; don't give out personal information

The Dauphin County Sheriff’s Office once again is warning about a phone scam targeting residents. In a recent case, the victim lost $2,000, Sheriff Nicholas Chimienti Jr. said. Chimienti …
Education

Lower Dauphin vocalist Dickinson will perform at all-state jazz festival

Lower Dauphin High School senior Annie Dickinson successfully auditioned for a spot in the PMEA All-State Jazz ensemble as an alto. This is her second trip to states as a jazz vocalist. She is …

Funck, Ash get MAHS Student of the Month honors for January

Adriene Funck and Scott Ash are the Middletown Area High School Students of the Month for January. Adriene is the daughter of Daniel Funck and Johanna Markham. Adriene has been on the honor …