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Middletown man receives national award for heroism as part of helicopter aquatic rescue team

A Middletown man is among a team of water rescuers from Pennsylvania who received a national award for their life-saving heroism during flooding in summer 2018. Daryl Tripp, of the 500 block of …

Suez ready to move ahead with water, sewer improvements as borough legal disputes end

Hoping its legal disputes with Middletown are now over, Suez plans to resume making capital improvements to the borough’s water and sewer system that Suez says are supposed to be done in each …
Lower Swatara Township

Penn State students start back to class on Monday

The welcome banner is up at Main and Union steets in Middletown, and thousands of Penn State Harrisburg students are rolling in for the fall semester. About 1,050 new first-year students are …

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Cops & Courts

'He is out' — Steelton police chief will not lead Middletown force on temporary basis

Steelton Borough Police Chief Anthony Minium has withdrawn from consideration as interim chief of the Middletown Police Department. Minium and Steelton Mayor Maria Marcinko both Wednesday morning …

Middletown police warning of vehicle ‘smash and grab’ thefts

Middletown police are warning residents about a recent rash of “smash and grabs” where thieves smash the window of a car to steal small but valuable items from inside. Police recommend …
Education

'Why is this happening? How can we stop it?': MAHS hosts forum on school violence

Teachers and school officials from across the 10th Congressional District gathered at Middletown Area High School on Aug. 6 to learn about how to identify concerning student behavior and know if a …

MASD to get new diesel school buses after settlement with Volkswagen

Middletown Area School District will get some new diesel school buses, thanks to a portion of the money Volkswagen was ordered to pay the government after the car maker was found to have cheated on …