Norfolk Southern Responds
‘Nobody From Hummelstown Gave Me A Call’
Two weeks after a Norfolk Southern train blocked both the North Duke and North Railroad street crossings into Hummelstown’s Graystone neighborhood, the topic is still a hot one.
The issue was discussed at the Thursday, March 19, Hummelstown Borough Council meeting, where citizens and borough officials opening expressed their frustration with the situation and Norfolk Southern. Full Story
Mearkle Charged; Civil Claim?
Hummelstown Police Officer Lisa Mearkle has been charged with criminal homicide in the shooting death of 59-year-old David Kassick, who police said was shot twice in the back while lying on his stomach after being pursued by Mearkle. Full Story
There’s no way to say it but to say it:
Lois is leaving.
Goodness, it hurt to say that.
Because I love Lois.
You may not know the name, but thousands of you know the voice. Lois Musser has been answering the phone here at The Sun for more than 30 years. Full Story
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Laudermilch of Annville announce the engagement of their daughter, Rachel Laudermilch, to Jeffrey Clark, son of Francis and Janet Clark of Middletown, N.Y.
The bride-to-be graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Fashion Merchandising from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Full Story
Katelyn Marie Furman was born on Feb. 25, 2015, at the Hershey Medical Center to parents Bill and Christina Furman and big brother Nathan of Palmyra. Katelyn weighed 7 pounds 3 ounces and was 20 inches long. Grandparents are David and Carol Grove of Hummelstown, and Ron and Nancy Furman of Hackettstown, N.J. Full Story
John Wannamaker lived on the outskirts of Philadelphia. As a youth he came into contact with a man who held Bible Club Meetings for children. John went to this man’s club and became immediately hungry to learn the Bible. He not only proved to be a bright student of God’s Word, he also gave his heart and life to Jesus Christ. John had a great respect for Mr. Hess, his Bible teacher. Full Story
LD, Lewis Open With ‘W’
The Lower Dauphin Falcons were finally able to play a game and did so in mid-season form with a 2-0 win Tuesday, March 24, at Bishop McDevitt.
LD scored single runs in the third and fifth innings that gave starter Blair Lewis (5 IP-8K-2BB) all he needed for his first win of the year. Cole Backenstose (2 IP-2K-3BB) closed it out. Palmyra Full Story
Hershey and LD Girls Race to Tie
Track and Field
The 2015 Sun Country track season was kicked off with a meet against two bitter rivals.
The Hershey and Lower Dauphin girls tied at 75-75 and the Hershey boys edged out the Lower Dauphin boys 77-73 at Hershey High, Tuesday, March 24. Full Story
Daniel H. Bishop
Daniel Herbert Bishop, 79, of Palmyra, passed away Tuesday, March 10, 2015, in the Sturgill Hospice Care Center, Brooksville, Fla.
Born in Barron, Wisc., on Jan. 20, 1936, he was the son of the late Charles L. and Ruby O’Dell Bishop. Full Story
ShaRon K. Cassel
ShaRon K. Cassel, 61, of Palmyra, departed this world and has been reunited with the love of her life on Wednesday, March 18, 2015.
Born on March 16, 1954, in Martinsburg, West Virginia, she was a daughter of the late Dale and Peggy (Weatherholtz) Collins and was also preceded in death by her husband Ronald C. Cassel in 2002 and sister Joyce Rhine. Full Story
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