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Middletown Area School District Homecoming 2017: Photo Gallery

Middletown Halloween parade draws spooky crowd; winners announced

The following is the Kiwanis Club of Middletown’s 64th annual Middletown Halloween Parade prize listing for 2017. The parade was held Monday night through downtown.  2017 Judges …
Lower Swatara Township

Lower Swatara approves zoning change to allow UPS hub, despite concerns from commissioners

The Lower Swatara Board of Commissioners unanimously approved Wednesday a zoning change that clears the way for UPS to build a 935,000-square foot regional distribution hub in the 2100 block on North …

Lower Swatara Township man charged with three counts of drug delivery resulting in death

The Lower Swatara Township Police Department charged James Frederick Newman 63, also known as “Chico,” with three counts of drug delivery resulting in death, on …
Cops & Courts

Police: Woman left three small children unattended in car for 40 minutes

By Dan Miller danmiller@pressandjournal.com A Shippensburg woman who allegedly left her three small children unattended in her car while in Middletown on Sept. 20 has been charged with …

$1,400 fraud started with Facebook message: Lower Swatara Police Roundup

Police report a Lower Swatara Township resident was defrauded out of more than $1,400 in a scheme that allegedly started with messages sent to him via Facebook. The victim told police Oct. 6 he …
Education

Schultz recommended to replace Smith as Lower Dauphin superintendent after her retirement

The Lower Dauphin School Board has recommended that Dr. Robert K. Schultz replace Dr. Sherri Smith as superintendent of the district after she retires later this school year. Schultz is the …

LeHew, who has 'worn many hats,' selected as Middletown Area School District Teacher of Year

Shelly LeHew “has worn many hats” since becoming a teacher with Middletown Area School District in 1999, according to district Superintendent Lori Suski. Now, the Middletown area …