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Middletown Borough

Full Penn State board approves tuition hikes for fall 2017-18, including 2.49 percent increase for Penn State Harrisburg

A 2.49 percent increase in tuition for resident students entering Penn State Harrisburg this fall for the 2017-18 semester was approved by the full Penn State University Board of Trustees during the …

Free seven-day program at PSU Harrisburg aimed at helping seniors with technology

Penn State Harrisburg will hold “You Are Not Alone,” a free seven-day technology assistance program aimed at helping older citizens in Middletown and surrounding areas navigate computers and …
Lower Swatara Township

Traffic a concern for residents if UPS builds local hub; it's a concern for the company, too

An increase in traffic was the biggest concern area residents raised with UPS officials Thursday night as the company discussed the possibility of putting a regional distribution hub on North Union …

Penn State Harrisburg students would pay more next school year under plan before trustees

Resident students entering Penn State Harrisburg this fall for the 2017-18 semester would pay $173 per semester under a recommendation made by a committee of the university board of trustees …
Cops & Courts

Threats at Mid-Town Plaza; strangulation allegations: Court Roundup

A Palmyra man who allegedly created a disturbance and threatened two people in the parking lot of Mid-Town Plaza on East Main Street in Middletown on July 9 was arrested and charged by borough …

$5,800 in items stolen from vehicle; gun, meat taken from home: Lower Swatara Police Roundup

Loss was estimated at more than $5,800 in the theft of items from a vehicle parked at the Hollywood Motel. According to police, a Harrisburg resident had rented a room at the Richardson Road …
Education

Lower Dauphin Middle School releases its fourth-quarter honor roll students

Lower Dauphin Middle School recently announced the distinguished honor roll and honor roll for the fourth marking period. The students who earned honors for this marking period and their class year …

Lower Dauphin High School announces students on honor rolls

Lower Dauphin High School recently announced the distinguished honor roll and honor roll for the fourth marking period. To earn a place on the Distinguished Honor Roll, a student must have all …