Digging Up The Past
Sheetz Plan Resurrected
The much-discussed, much-delayed plan to build a Sheetz store on Middletown Road is moving forward again as Integrity Bank has sold the site to Middletown Wood Road Partners on June 19 for $500,000. Full Story
Elizabeth Rhine keeps cool during a competition at the Hummelstown Swim Club. For more Sun Country summer sports, see Pages 12-15. Photo: Kelly Hollenbeak. Full Story
The wedding wasn’t quite conventional.
For starters, it wasn’t in a church. It was on a beach in North Carolina. A beach shared that afternoon with sunbathers, puppy players and the occasional shark.
And the bride, well, she wore ink. As in tattoos. Lots of them.
And metal. As in piercings. Lots of them. Full Story
Galen and Sandy Geesaman of Hummelstown announce the engagement of their daughter, Rachel Geesaman, to Justin Schaffer. Full Story
Yes, Nancy Hatz is still standing – and still active – even as she celebrates her 100th birthday at Traditions of Hershey. Hatz was born June 30, 1915, and hailed from Mt. Gretna before coming to the personal care residence in Palmyra. Photo: Alison Smith. Full Story
The horse is a wonderful animal. In the book of Job, chapter 39:19-25, the Lord gave Job a very lengthy description of the horse. In the descriptive the Lord reminds Job that a horse has such unique qualities. Job needs to ponder the Godgiven qualities of the horse. Full Story
Little League, Big Plays
Palmyra’s Brennan Almond tags out the runner on the steal attempt during the annual Hershey’s Summer Slam 10U All- Star Tournament. Palmyra fell in the game 5-1 to Williamsport. Photo: Geno Simonetti. Full Story
‘So Happy to Be Back Here’
Odrick Golf Classic
Former Penn State All-American Jared Odrick of the Jacksonville Jaguars teamed once again with retired Hershey High golf coach Tony Giovino to host the third annual Jared Odrick Golf Classic on Saturday, June 27, at Iron Valley Golf Course.
Rain checks were handed out to the many golfers and patrons of the charity event, which donates all proceeds to Operation Give-Back. Full Story
Helen Buffington-Miller, 88, of Valley View Haven, Belleville, joined her Lord on March 5, 2015.
A memorial service will be held July 5 at 4 p.m. at Maple Grove Mennonite Church, 115 Maple Grove Road, Belleville, PA 17004. The family will receive friends from 3:30-4 p.m.
Hoenstine Funeral Home, 75 Logan St., Lewistown, is in charge of arrangements. Full Story
John J. “Jack” Daniel Jr.
John J. Jack Daniel Jr., 91, of Hershey passed away Friday, June 26, 2015.
Born on Oct. 1, 1923, in Hershey, he was a son of the late John J. Sr. and Katherine (Snavely) Daniel and the widower of Mary L. (Lower) Daniel in 2006. Full Story
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