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Nittany Lion head coach James Franklin to give PSU Harrisburg commencement address

James Franklin, Penn State head football coach, will deliver the keynote address at Penn State Harrisburg’s spring commencement Saturday, May 6. Celebrating its 50th anniversary, the college …

Plaque highlighting town clock’s history erected next to it

A plaque drawing attention to the story of Middletown’s iconic town clock has been erected in front of the large timepiece at Emaus and Union streets. The plaque pays tribute to The Mothers …
Lower Swatara Township

Shoot, they're good: Middletown-based BB gun team wins state title in first year

For a brand new team to win a state championship in its first year — that’s a pretty good start. A new youth BB gun team from the Middletown Hunter’s & Angler’s Club took first place …

Londonderry Fire Company wraps up fish fry for season: Photo gallery

Cops & Courts

DEP moving ahead on crematory draft plan despite pending appeal

Even as Middletown continues waiting on a Dauphin County judge to rule regarding whether to allow a crematory at Fager-Finkenbinder Funeral Home, state regulators are moving closer to their own …

Parents charged after little girl found wandering away from home alone

Middletown police have charged the parents of a 3-year-old girl after the child was found wandering in a parking lot by herself with no shoes on several blocks from home. Police said a caller …
Education

Carson, Kurtz get MAHS Student of the Month honors

Middletown Area High School seniors Mitchell Carson and Arianna Kurtz recently were selected as Students of the Month for April. Mitchell Carson is the son of Steven and Krisaundra Carson. He …

Lower Swatara police: Teen’s social media post was a threat against MAHS

A photograph posted on social media by a 15-year-old township resident provided police enough evidence to file charges against the teenager. Police report allegations of terroristic threats …