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Milk Bar 'was like second home’; it closed more than 40 years ago, but memories flow at reunion

Business has been gone for more than 40 years, but memories are fresh The 34 people who gathered for a reunion at Hoffer Park in Middletown on Aug. 8 didn’t all know each other, but they … more

Ex-Lower Swatara police officer to be sentenced over drug theft from evidence locker

Former Lower Swatara Township police Officer Scott M. Flowers is to be sentenced in Dauphin County Court on Sept. 28, after pleading guilty July 27 to charges that he stole drugs from the … more

State urges: Call 8-1-1 before you dig

Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission Chairwoman Gladys M. Brown on Friday joined with utilities and agencies from across the state to stress the importance of safe digging – at job sites and … more

Lower Swatara commissioners discuss concerns over traffic on Route 441

Some members of the Lower Swatara Board of Commissioners expressed concerns about traffic and repairs on Route 441 during their meeting Aug. 1. Commissioner Ron Paul said there have been concerns … more

‘Celebrate Nate’ helps those battling addictions; haircut fundraiser will be held Saturday

You can get a haircut and donate to a good cause from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Aug. 18, at Bridget’s Beauty Biz, 296 Second St., Highspire. All haircuts are for a $15 donation, and all … more

Insurance fraud alleged; man held on assault charge: Police and Courts Roundup

The Pennsylvania attorney general’s office has charged a former Middletown man with insurance fraud, after he allegedly lied regarding the date of an accident in order to be covered by auto … more

Kindle stolen after delivery; Shope Gardens shed vandalized: Lower Swatara Police Roundup

A township resident told police a new Amazon Kindle computer was stolen within a span of 30 minutes after being delivered to his home. Police said U.S. Postal Service records showed the black Fire … more

More than a dozen teachers hired as seven retire from Middletown Area School District

Middletown Area School District has a number of new teachers this year, many because of the new MATES program. MATES  is short for the Middletown Area Therapeutic Elementary Support. The … more

AG's office releases Catholic child sex abuse report; more ties shown to Middletown, Steelton

The Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office released Tuesday its report from a two-year grand jury investigation into child sexual abuse at six Catholic dioceses in the state, including … more

Rain didn't dampen National Night Out

People braved the rain and ventured to Hoffer Park for National Night Out on Aug. 7. Although attendees donned ponchos and broke out the umbrellas early in the event, the sky cleared, and … more
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