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Middletown Borough

Middletown woman charged in Dec 2016 death of her infant son

A Middletown woman has been arrested and charged in connection with the death of her infant son in the borough on Dec. 30, 2016. Arrisa Katelyn Ward, 23, told police that she had been drinking …

Newly painted pool gets ready to open

As the weather becomes warmer and summer approaches, it is time to break out the bathing suits and bottles of sunscreen and hit the Middletown Pool. The pool is scheduled to open for the …
Lower Swatara Township

Police search for 'Giant,' wanted in Lower Swatara heroin death in 2016

Police are searching for a man nicknamed “The Giant” after a 10-month investigation into a heroin death in Lower Swatara Township last year. Lower Swatara Township police obtained a warrant …

TMI at risk of early retirement after poor energy auction results

Exelon Corp. announced Wednesday that its Three Mile Island and Quad Cities nuclear plants did not clear in the latest PJM capacity auction, placing it at risk of early retirement. “TMI remains …
Cops & Courts

Shots fired; 5 people warned: Lower Swatara police roundup

An investigation into a report of gunshots ended with police warning five people that they were not permitted to target shoot on a property in the township. Police were called at 2:30 p.m. May …

Parents who lost young son when distracted driver killed him share experiences with MAHS students

With prom season underway and graduation and the conclusion of another school year approaching, this time of year can be filled with hope and optimism for students and other young people and …
Education

Halbleib, Mostoller get LD honors

Two Lower Dauphin High School seniors recently were honored as Students of the Month for May. Anna Mostoller was recognized by the Rotary Club of Hummelstown. Anna, the daughter of Todd and …

LDHS-created artwork unveiled at turnpike service plaza in Lawn

The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission and the Pennsylvania Council of the Arts unveiled a newly completed mural created by Lower Dauphin High School students at the turnpike’s Lawn Service Plaza …