Middletown celebrates with Tree Lighting Ceremony

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‘Tis the season in Middletown as they got in the Christmas spirit with their annual Tree Lighting Ceremony last night.

They welcomed Super Bowl Champion and Washington legend Brian Mitchell as a special guest to help light the tree which is located off Reliance Road as you are entering Middletown.

Middletown will continue their festivities next weekend with their Christmas Parade down Main Street next Saturday at 2:00 pm.

If you’re in Middletown anytime through the holidays, don’t forget to stop by their mailbox to Santa and Mrs. Claus to drop off your letters which they have promised Mayor Harbaugh to respond to.

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Middletown announces Grand Marshals for 4th of July parade

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Middletown announced their Grand Marshals for the July 4th Celebration Parade and 225th anniversary.

The group features former Washington football players Brian Mitchell and Ken Harvey as well as Miss Virginia, Tatum Sheppard.

Mitchell ranks 2nd all time in NFL history in all purpose yards behind Jerry Rice and 3rd all time in punt return touchdowns.

Harvey is a 4 time Pro Bowler and one of the 70 greatest players in team history.

Miss Virginia is the daughter of former Miss America, Kellye Cash and Great Niece of Johnny Cash.

The parade will make its way down Main Street starting at 5 pm on the 4th.

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