Watching, Feeding, Hunting
Suburban Deer Move In
In the 1965 movie classic “The Sound of Music,” actress Julie Andrews, playing the part of Maria, makes the now famous, but not necessarily true statement …
“Do - a deer, a female deer.”
But did you know a “doe” is not always a female deer?
Huh? I’ll have more on that later… Full Story
‘Local Hero’ Wins
Van Noord Recovers
“Watch for your blessings, even the little things like riding your bike, a walk outside in your beautiful surroundings, quickly hopping in your car for an errand, or making a meal,” Collene Van Noord wrote June 14 in her blog. Full Story
So, a bunch of residents came to a meeting of the East Hanover Township supervisors last week to complain about cars and trucks speeding on Jonestown Road in the village of Grantville. They asked the supervisors to do a bunch of things, including installing stop signs on the road.
Alas, the rules say stop signs are the domain of the state, not the supervisors. Full Story
Sun Country Savories
Enter The Hershey Story museum and turn to your left for a delicious chance to learn about the startling and subtle differences in cacao beans grown in different areas of the world. Full Story
The heart in our bodies is the most vital organ. God designed it to circulate blood to every part of our anatomy to keep us alive. Every bite of food we eat first nourishes the heart; the heart energizes the whole body. The Holy Bible has a lot to say concerning the spiritual heart of humans. A good example of this is a reading of Proverbs chapters 22 and 23. Full Story
H’town Beats Streak; Back In Championship
Dan Ametrano drove in three runs and Tyler Alexander stranded 11 runners in Hummelstown’s 4-0 win to sweep Middletown on Tuesday, July 28, and advance to the East Shore playoff championship series for the first time since 1994. Full Story
Special Olympics competitor Adam Smith of Palmyra recently qualified for the World Games in Los Angeles after an impressive performance in the 100M that earned him a bronze medal. Photo: Aaron Mills. Full Story
Leah Evelyn Meily Buck
October 13, 1923 to July 18, 2015
Leah Buck of Hershey, formerly of Montoursville, died peacefully in the Virginia home of her son, John I. Buck Jr and his wife Marie Sapol-Buck on July 18, 2015. She was 91. Full Story
Charlotte L. Hoffer
Charlotte L. Hoffer, 98, formerly of Hummelstown, passed away Tuesday, July 28, 2015, in Frey Village, Middletown.
Born on Aug. 15, 1916, in Hummelstown, she was a daughter of the late Amil and Alice (Corty) Poggy and was also preceded in death by her sister Violette Runkel.
She was the widow of John A. Hoffer, who died June 6, 2011. Full Story
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