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Sentinel reporter Joseph Cress offers a daily digital glimpse back in Cumberland County history with help from our Newspapers.com archives:

40 Years Ago

Follow-up stories on the Three Mile Island accident dominated the front page of The Sentinel. One story was an update on the release of radiation while another touched on the efforts of Dickinson College professors to measure the amounts. There were questions over whether Cumberland County officials were properly notified of the accident. Inside the newspaper published a story on the reaction by local residents and a column by its editorial board on the need for calm in the pursuit of answers.

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Email Joseph Cress at jcress@cumberlink.com.

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Education/History Reporter

History and education reporter for The Sentinel.