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Middletown Borough

Owner of Chinese eatery on N. Union sues borough in federal court, claims rights violated over lot

The owner of the HE Group Chinese restaurant has sued Middletown borough in federal court, alleging the borough has violated his right to equal protection under the law. In the suit filed Friday …

Morris remains interim Middletown chief of police after another attempt to remove him

Middletown Borough Councilor Richard Kluskiewicz again sought to remove Dennis Morris as interim police chief during council’s Jan. 15 meeting. This time, Kluskiewicz’s motion to …
Lower Swatara Township

Does Lower Swatara owe Highspire $270,000? Borough claims township failed to pay sewer share

Lower Swatara Township has withheld about $270,000 in payments from Highspire for treatment of sewage, the borough alleged in a petition filed as a new part of an ongoing legal battle between the two …

Man allegedly wielded machete; speeds reach 90 mph on turnpike: Police and Courts Roundup

State Police charged a Londonderry Township man with aggravated assault and other offenses after he allegedly wielded a rusted machete at another man during an incident in the 100 block of Joan …
Cops & Courts

Charges filed after MAHS basketball game incident: Lower Swatara Police Roundup

A Harrisburg teen faces charges of simple assault and harassment following an incident at the Steel-High vs. Middletown basketball game Jan. 14. A teen told police that during the game, a group of …

Pittsburgh man pleads guilty to sexual assault of teen girl

A man from Pittsburgh who Middletown police charged with sexual assault in January 2018 faces at least 10 years in prison, after he pleaded guilty in Dauphin County Court on Jan. 14. Richard David …
Education

McQuinn, Klingensmith of LDHS recognized as Students of the Month

Two Lower Dauphin High School seniors recently were recognized. Ryan Klingensmith is the Hummelstown Rotary Club’s Student of the Month for November. The daughter of Jenn and Don …

$6.4 million deficit is MASD’s ‘worst-case scenario,’ district's top financial official says

A projected $6.4 million deficit next school year is a “worst-case scenario,” Middletown Area School District Chief Financial Officer …