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Another gun found at security checkpoint at Harrisburg International Airport; woman cited

Police cited a Harrisburg woman Thursday after Transportation Security Administration officers at Harrisburg International Airport caught her trying to bring a loaded revolver past a security …

Huge cross made of nails knocked down outside Middletown church, dragged to creek, left there

A cross weighing at least 500 pounds and standing 7 feet tall was ripped from the grounds of New Beginnings Church at 630 S. Union St. in Middletown sometime Wednesday, dragged down to the bank of …
Lower Swatara Township

Penn State students start back to class on Monday

The welcome banner is up at Main and Union steets in Middletown, and thousands of Penn State Harrisburg students are rolling in for the fall semester. About 1,050 new first-year students are …

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Cops & Courts

'He is out' — Steelton police chief will not lead Middletown force on temporary basis

Steelton Borough Police Chief Anthony Minium has withdrawn from consideration as interim chief of the Middletown Police Department. Minium and Steelton Mayor Maria Marcinko both Wednesday morning …

Middletown police warning of vehicle ‘smash and grab’ thefts

Middletown police are warning residents about a recent rash of “smash and grabs” where thieves smash the window of a car to steal small but valuable items from inside. Police recommend …
Education

'Why is this happening? How can we stop it?': MAHS hosts forum on school violence

Teachers and school officials from across the 10th Congressional District gathered at Middletown Area High School on Aug. 6 to learn about how to identify concerning student behavior and know if a …

MASD to get new diesel school buses after settlement with Volkswagen

Middletown Area School District will get some new diesel school buses, thanks to a portion of the money Volkswagen was ordered to pay the government after the car maker was found to have cheated on …