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Middletown Area Middle School student charged with possession of a weapon on school property

A 14-year-old Middletown boy has been charged with possession of a weapon on school property, Lower Swatara Police Chief Jeff Vargo said. On Tuesday, the Middletown Area School District said that …

State grants if TMI shuts down? Senate bill aimed at municipalities that lose taxes if power plant closes

Legislation providing for state grants to help communities impacted by a power plant closing is to be introduced by state Sen. John DiSanto. Republican DiSanto’s 15th District includes much …
Lower Swatara Township

Dauphin County gaming grants bring close to $1 million to area

By Dan Miller and Laura Hayes danmiller@pressandjournal.com laurahayes@pressandjournal.com Of $6.4 million in gaming grants awarded by Dauphin County commissioners on Feb. 27, close to $1 …

What a catch! Area youngsters enjoy fishing derby at Middletown Reservoir

Skies cleared and breezes warmed Saturday morning just in time for the 2019 Sportsmen Limited Kids Trout Derby. The 26th annual event was hosted again this year by Sportsmen Limited of Middletown …
Cops & Courts

Girl injured in crash; BAC reported at 0.262: Lower Swatara Police Roundup

A 7-year-old girl from Middletown sustained minor injuries in a crash in the 1900 block of Oberlin Road at 3:46 p.m. April 9, police said. Police reported the girl was a passenger in a car driven …

Police say Lancaster County man sexually assaulted 4-year-old girl in Londonderry Township

A Lancaster County man is to be arraigned in Dauphin County Court on May 17 on charges he sexually assaulted a 4-year-old girl at a residence in Londonderry Township in January 2018. Mark Anthony …
Education

Physician who served as school doctor for MASD resigns in light of indecent assault allegations

Middletown Area School District has ended its relationship with a Lancaster County doctor who had been the district’s school physician since 2013-14, following Dr. William R. Vollmar being …

Middletown Area Middle School releases honor roll for third grading period

Middletown Area Middle School recently announced its distinguished honor roll and honor roll for the third period. Distinguished Honor Roll requires all “A’s” or perfect marks. For …