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SWEPT AWAY: First an earthquake, then a hurricane, then, seemingly out of nowhere, a flood unseen since the days of Agnes, overtakes the region with devastating effect MIDDLETOWN — A special … more
SWEPT AWAY: First an earthquake, then a hurricane, then, seemingly out of nowhere, a flood unseen since the days of Agnes, overtakes the region with devastating effect. Agnes has a brother. His … more
Lower Swatara police officers opposed to consolidation Little was actually accomplished, but the first meeting of the interim commission of a proposed consolidated police force comprised of five … more
Hoffer Park’s rebuilding OK’d; borough gets $238,000 from Pennsylvania, U.S. Middletown’s project to rehabilitate flood-damaged Hoffer Park has been given the green light — financially. … more
Test pilot and mechanic escape injury in plane crash A veteran test pilot at Olmsted Air Force Base and a civilian mechanic from town escaped injury early Wednesday afternoon when a twin-engined … more
Hemmed in: Bridge work trims traffic to tailor shop Paul Kello has sewn hems on a sturdy old Singer in the back of his tailor shop on South Union Street for 25 years. Beneath a wall filled … more
Why is there an eagle on Page 1? It has nothing to do with guns Editor’s note: This logo appeared on both sides of the masthead on the front page of the Middletown Journal on Saturday, Aug. 11, … more
In this town, every drop counts Middletown water customers must reduce the amount of water they use, according to a water conservation resolution passed by Borough Council Monday night. The … more
State activities will be relocated at jet airport Relocation of state functions to Olmsted State Airport facilities has been announced by state officials. The Press & Journal this week learned … more
Temperature at 100 today; water recedes The sun drove the thermometers up to near the hundred mark at noon today, making this one of the hottest days of this summer. The Swatara Creek at the … more
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