Shine a Light
As we approach Earth Day on April 22, we should take stock of how “green” our community really is. As the head of the local environmental group in Derry Township, I am pleased to report that Hershey is on its way to becoming the “greenest place on earth.” Full Story
The other day I was at Middletown Anglers, shooting a few targets at the 50-yard range, and a truck pulled up next to me. A young man stepped out of the driver’s door, said “Hi!” and began unloading gear.
So far, no surprises.
Then, his 10-year-old daughter stepped out of the passenger side.
Not to watch.
But to shoot. Full Story
Notes from the Mayor
“Why didn’t we hear anything about consumption being down because of the warm winter weather?” - Mayor Miller
Ladies and Gentlemen, our new “accepted” number at the gas stations is 4. Four dollars a gallon. And if you read the pundits, they will tell you there is little you can do about it. After all, it is now a global commodity, a Global business enterprise. The so-called experts will tell you that whoever is president, he or she can’t do much about it. Full Story
McKenna, Sydney Honored
Do The Right Thing
A fifth-grader at South Hanover Elementary School and a seventh-grader at Lower Dauphin Middle School were recently recognized for being outstanding school citizens by the Do The Right Thing Program.
At South Hanover Elementary School, McKenna Lennox was nominated by physical education teacher Heidi Stine because she “showed exemplary sportsmanship in sports club.” Full Story
Spring is the time of the year when the birds venture from warmer havens to enjoy the mildness of the northern regions. It is that time of the year when flowers come up from cold hibernation and when people enjoy more to be out of doors. Spring is the early time of the calendar year and it causes mankind to smile, to plan new projects, and to look more enthusiastically upon life. Full Story
Spring Along on Elder Express! Full Story