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Middletown Borough

Middletown borough wish list? 55 projects, costing a total of $25.8 million

A plan by consulting engineers hired by Middletown Borough Council lists 55 capital improvement projects that the borough should complete in the next decade — at an estimated cost of $25.8 …

Doug Hoover, the barber who recently retired after 50 years, suffers fall, broken hip

Sometimes, retirement isn’t all that it’s cracked up to be. Just ask Doug Hoover. Hoover, longtime owner of the Olmsted Plaza Barber Shop in Lower Swatara Township, closed up shop for …
Lower Swatara Township

Rotary honors Middletown Area High School seniors Shelby Luther, Jacob Spear

The Hershey Rotary Club honored Middletown Area High School seniors Shelby Luther and Jacob Spear as two of its Students of the Month for November 2017. Each month, the Rotary recognizes students …

$4,000 fake cell phone account reported: Lower Swatara Police Roundup

A township resident told police a call from a collection agency alerted him to the fact he was a victim of fraud. Police report the resident’s identity was used in September to set up a …
Cops & Courts

Charges of bad checks, fraud dropped; woman charged in theft at Bashore cabin: Police Roundup

Bad checks and other charges that were filed against a Middletown man Dec. 14 all have been withdrawn. The charges of bad checks, using fraudulent documents, and theft by deception filed against …

Man allegedly drove vehicle into Turkey Hill

Police have charged a man with hit-and-run after he allegedly drove his vehicle into the front window of the Turkey Hill on East Main Street in Middletown while driving under the influence shortly …
Education

Lower Dauphin's Lawn, Saufley honored as Students of the Month

Two Lower Dauphin High School seniors recently were honored by area service groups. Emma Lawn was named Young Woman of the Month for December by the Hummelstown Women’s Club. Emma is the …

Kunkel Elementary School students again take part in Farm Show, as aquaponics ambassadors

At the 2017 Pennsylvania Farm Show, Kunkel Elementary School students presented their classroom project on aquaponics in partnership with INTAG (Integrated Agricultural Systems). As the …