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Middletown Borough

Hershey Medical Center sees slight increase in coronavirus patients being treated Friday

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is treating 20 coronavirus patients, it said Friday. The total was 18 on Wednesday, the same day it announced 2 patients had died from the virus, …

'I’m so excited, I can’t tell you': Restaurants in Middletown getting ready for outdoor seating

It took a pandemic, but expect to see outdoor seating springing up at restaurants all over Middletown. Starting today all restaurants in counties in the yellow phase of Gov. Tom Wolf’s …
Lower Swatara Township

12 more Pennsylvania counties will move into green phase next Friday, Gov. Wolf announces

Next Friday, 12 more counties will move into the green phase of Gov. Tom Wolf’s plan for reopening Pennsylvania as part of coronavirus pandemic efforts. Adams, Beaver, Carbon, Columbia, …

Increase in new Pennsylvania coronavirus cases Friday one of lowest since pandemic started

The Pennsylvania Department of Health today confirmed 443 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 74,385 in all 67 counties. The state also reported 69 new deaths, …
Cops & Courts

Crash on Fiddlers Elbow; several hit-and-runs; 12 lights stolen: Lower Swatara Police Roundup

Lower Swatara police responded to a crash in the 200 block of Fiddlers Elbow Road at 5:02 p.m. May 22. According to police, an 18-year-old Harrisburg man was driving south on Fiddlers Elbow when …

Couple allegedly stayed at hotel for months, don’t want to pay $6,800 bill; husband sought for felony

A warrant has been issued for the arrest of a Lemoyne man who has been charged with felony theft of services after disputing more than $6,000 in charges at the Holiday Inn Harrisburg East, 815 S. …
Education

Spear on point as Mr. Middletown; MAHS senior comes out on top of event that raises almost $13,000

Middletown Area High School senior Joey Spear has traded his cap and gown for a crown. Spear was crowned Mr. Middletown 2020 following a weeklong virtual pageant. Video of the crowning was …

Lower Dauphin High School releases final honor rolls of school year

Lower Dauphin High School recently announced its third-quarter distinguished honor roll and honor roll. Distinguished Honor Roll requires all “A’s” or perfect marks. For the Honor …