There Is A Plan - Free Access
The Downtown Hershey Association (DHA) is set to release its “Master Plan” for the “continued revitalization” of downtown Hershey on Thursday, Jan. 22.
The DHA is not a governmental organization, and therefore, its Master Plan has no official status.
But … Full Story
Lady Cougars Fight
The Palmyra girls’ basketball team has been fighting for more than wins. It’s been fighting for a cure for cystic fibrosis with raffles, bracelets and T-shirt sales plus a special collection at its Jan. 20 game versus Hershey. Lauren Forte, the granddaughter of head coach Ron Berman, is battling the lung disease. Full Story
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Q: I just heard about another newspaper letting dozens of employees go. Are you guys OK?
A: We’re fine, and we’re growing. We’re hunting for new staff, and we’re in the process of moving to a new, bigger location.
Q: Where? Full Story
Shop Sun Country
Two Sun Country businesses have received national recognition; one for quality performance and unmatched hospitality, the other for creativity and follow-through. Full Story
Sun Country Savories
For the month of January, diners at Dafno’s, 1190 W. Chocolate Ave., Hershey, may enjoy a 2&2 for $22 Dinner Deal, selecting two appetizers and two entrees for $22. Full Story
For just about 2,000 years there has been on earth “the church.” The church began during Pentecost feast. One can read about its founding day in Acts 2:1-47. The disciples were told to wait for the promise of the Holy Spirit coming upon the praying, assembled and expectant believers: Acts 1:1- 8. Full Story
MHS Grad Gilliam Goes to Super Bowl
‘It feels like a dream’
The last time Garry Gilliam caught a touchdown pass he was a senior at Milton Hershey School.
Six years later, as a rookie lineman for the Super Bowl-bound Seattle Seahawks, Gilliam finally found his way back to the end zone in what he describes as something he’s only ever dreamed of. Full Story
Lyons, Cougars Sweep MHS
The deep end of the pool gets a little deeper this week for the Palmyra swim teams when they visit unbeaten powerhouse Hershey on Friday, Jan. 23, in the Plaza pool.
The Cougar girls moved to 8-0 on the year Tuesday afternoon, Jan. 20, with a routine win over Milton Hershey in the Palmyra pool, while the Cougar boys improved to 5-3 overall and 5-0 in the Mid-Penn Keystone Division. Full Story
Pearl Winifred Derk (nee Heilig)
Entered eternal life on Monday, Jan. 12, 2015, peacefully at the Royer House, on the grounds of the Lebanon Valley Brethren Home, as she approached her 104th birthday on May 8.
She was predeceased in death by her husband, Thomas, and her much loved daughter, Delores L. Hensley. Full Story
Shirley Snyder Smith
Shirley Snyder Smith, 86, of Hummelstown, passed away Friday, Jan. 16, 2015, at the Masonic Village, Elizabethtown.
Born in Emerald on Aug. 17, 1928, she was the daughter of the late Victor A. and Carrie M. Handwerk Snyder. Full Story
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