DTSD Driver/Murder Suspect: Scared Parents Speak
As a former teacher with three children of her own, one local woman instinctively knew something wasn’t quite right with the school van driver who dropped off the special-needs kindergartner she babysat every afternoon. Full Story
PASD Raises Taxes
With One No Vote
The Palmyra Area School Board voted to approve its proposed 2016-17 budget at its May 12 meeting, though not without conflicting opinions.The proposed $47,260,397 General Fund budget, with real estate mils of 14.278, passed with a 7-1 vote. Ralph Duquette was the dissenting vote; Kurt Koennecke was absent from the meeting. Full Story
It’s been amazing. With the decline of other local news outlets, the number of people and groups looking for publicity in The Sun has skyrocketed.
Alas, we can never get it all in, but here are some how-to tips to get your news into our paper …
Q: Our group has a car wash coming up. How can we get it into the paper? Full Story
Best Year Ever
S’mores Don’t Exist
Our Laila Barrada – a Milton Hershey School student now living in Spain as a Rotary Youth Exchange Student – takes a hike … Full Story
Jessica Foster of Harrisburg and Scott Lelii of Hummelstown have announced their engagement.
The bride-to-be is the daughter of Ray and Sharon Cree of Harrisburg. She is a 1999 graduate of Central Dauphin East High School, a 2004 graduate of Shippensburg University with a bachelor’s degree, and a 2016 graduate of Villanova University with a master’s degree. Full Story
James 3:6-17 is a marvelous Biblical warning against developing offensive speaking. In this text the horse is mentioned, also boisterous and fierce winds, and raging uncontrollable fire. Full Story
Best Ever: Cougars’ Historic Season Ends
District 3 Boys Lacrosse
In their first-ever postseason appearance, the Palmyra Cougars fell short against seventh-seeded Trinity in the first round of the District 3 boys’ lacrosse playoffs at Eagle View Middle School in Mechanicsburg on Tuesday, May 17. Full Story
Hershey Doubles Wins D3 Gold
‘It Feels Awesome’
What has been a sublime postseason ride for the Hershey tennis program culminated in District 3 gold medals for the Trojans in doubles, a silver medal in the team championships, and a first-round team tennis win at states, all in the span of five head-spinning days. Full Story
Elizabeth A. Blachly
Elizabeth A. “Betty” Blachly, 90, formerly of Hershey passed away on Friday, May 13, 2016, in the Lebanon Valley Brethren Home.
She was born Dec. 15, 1925, in Swissvale, a daughter of the late Michael Thomas and Susan (Andraso) Yencso. Full Story
Douglas John Gorse, 63, of Derry Township, died Wednesday, April 27, 2016, at his home. He had been treated for cancer for more than one year.
Survivors include Kay (Priest), his wife of 38 years, and his father, John Gorse. He was preceded in death by his mother, Helen Gorse. Full Story
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