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Middletown Area High School celebrated its 2014 Homecoming on Saturday, Oct. 25 with a parade, bonfire, tailgate party and football game awash in the school colors of blue and gold.


Students and alumni paraded down Middletown’s streets on a flawless fall day to revel in everything Blue Raider, the school mascot. From blue boas to the blue uniforms of the high school’s Blue Wave Marching Band to the blue sashes worn by the Homecoming Queen candidates, the celebration brought back high school memories for some – and produced new ones for a young generation on the verge of adulthood.



Last Updated on Tuesday, 28 October 2014 20:13

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Out & About: Homecoming 2014 at Middletown Area High School


The bonds of Middletown Area High School brought students and alumni, parents and teachers, young and old together to rejoice on a splendid fall day on Saturday, Oct. 25.


With floats, music and football, Blue Raiders past and present celebrated the essence of their alma mater – the small-town friendships, the big dreams.


Ariannah Williams was crowned the Homecoming Queen during Middletown’s football game with rival Steelton-Highspire. She was escorted by Jalen Morra. The Class of 2016 won the float competition in the Homecoming Parade, with the Class of 2015 taking second place.



Last Updated on Tuesday, 28 October 2014 19:30

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OUT AND ABOUT: Londonderry Fire Company's First Fish Fry

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Hundreds of local residents went fishing on Friday, March 21 – at Londonderry Fire Company’s first annual Fish Fry.

Lemon pepper haddock, crab cakes, breaded shrimp, steamed shrimp – fish filets with vegetables, fish on sandwich buns, fish and shellfish were abundant, a local treat for those observing Lent or those who just love fish.

The fire company, at 2655 Foxianna Road, will hold a fish fry every Friday during Lent, through April 18.

Here’s who was on the scene at the latest fish fry – at the table and in the kitchen!

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Like carols? Kierch hosts sing-along

A community carol sing-along will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8 at historic Sant Peter’s Kierch, North Union and High streets Middletown.

Among the carols that will be sung by candlelight: “Joy to the World,’’ “We Three Kings’’ and “Silent Night.’’

Hot chocolate and cookies will be served afterward.

The Kierch, built in 1767, is on the National Register of Historic Structures. It is the oldest standing Lutheran church in Dauphin County.

If you go, you should dress warmly, for the Kierch has no heat.




Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 December 2013 21:47

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