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Middletown Borough

Black bear is still trekking through Lower Swatara Township; here are some recent photos

Positive coronavirus tests in the Middletown area more than double in two weeks, state reports

The total coronavirus cases in the Middletown area has more than doubled in just about two weeks. On Thursday, May 21, there were 36 confirmed cases. The number was 38 on May 26. On Wednesday, …
Lower Swatara Township

Pa. Department of Health distributes 4th shipment of remdesivir to help treat coronavirus patients

The Pennsylvania Department of Health distributed the fourth shipment of the investigational antiviral medication remdesivir to treat patients in the hospital with COVID-19 on Wednesday. About …

Even with counties moving into green phase, restrictions at long-term-care facilities will remain

Restrictions at Pennsylvania’s long-term-care and congregate-care facilities, including visitor limitations, will remain in place at least 28 days after the respective facility’s county …
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 …