There’s an all-new Sun Aerial Quiz in this week’s issue, and if you can figure out where Nate’s been flying this fall, you can win $100. (This one’s a freebie. It’s the Hershey Community Garden, which is celebrating its first birthday this week.) See Page 4 for more! Photos: Nathan Merkel, Alison Smith. Full Story
Three-year-old Lillian Rose Bennett loved to come with her grandparents, Ron and Donna Hoffman, to Cassel Vineyards of Hershey for concerts during the summer and to visit the vineyards in the fall. Just before Thanksgiving last year, she even helped to pick late harvest Vidal grapes. The resulting wine, after aging six months in both bourbon barrels and bottle, is ready for release. Full Story
Bet the House
I tried. I really tried.
I really wanted to write a compelling story about the fascinating local races on the Nov. 4 ballot.
But there aren’t any.
Here, for the record, are the four state House races on the ballot in Sun Country: Full Story
Emily Weir Weds Thomas Foley
Emily Weir and Thomas Foley were married on Aug. 1, 2014, at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Hershey.
The bride is the daughter of Matthew and Janet Weir of Hershey and the groom is the son of Thomas and Michele Foley, also of Hershey. Full Story
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Swordfighting In Sun Country
The din was deafening– low gutteral bursts, wails and barked commands punctuated by sharp staccato of bamboo swords, opponents striking helmets and body armor. All the while, a swirl of surging bodies, heavily garbed in padded robes, helmets with protective metal face grilles and ominous looking black hoods whirl about in attack mode, bare feet slapping against the wooden floor, Full Story
LD Upsets Central York
Penalty kicks can result in a euphoric finish in a soccer game, as it did for the Lower Dauphin boys in the District 3 Class AAA quarterfinals against Chambersburg on Saturday night, Oct. 25, at Hersheypark Stadium and in the semifinals against No. 1 seed Central York on Tuesday, Oct. 28, again at the Concrete Palace. Full Story
Hershey Grad Villarrial into Hall
The 44th annual Induction and Ceremonial Awards Dinner of the Central Chapter of the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame will be held Monday, Nov. 10, 6:30 p.m. at the Lebanon Days Inn (formerly Quality Inn). Full Story
Kent P. Bachman
Kent P Bachman, 58, of Elizabethtown, passed away Oct. 20, 2014, at the M.S. Hershey Medical Center after a courageous battle with MDS. He was born on Dec. 25, 1955, in Jamaica, N.Y. He is survived by his beloved wife Michele and son Ryan, as well as his faithful companion Gus. Full Story
Verna M. (Geesaman) Gamber
Verna M. Gamber, 87, of East Hanover Township, Dauphin County, passed away Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014, surrounded by her loving family in her home.
Born on May 8, 1927, in East Hanover Township, Dauphin County, she was a daughter of the late John and Edna (Bell) Geesaman. Full Story
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