A Castaway For Christmas
‘It Feels Very Good’
In July, Dani Zander and her family welcomed a new Castaway Critters puppy into their Derry Township home, and soon, Suzie will celebrate her first Christmas with her new family. Full Story
With the nation poised on the edge of a fiscal cliff, Hummelstown is looking quite flush.
Hummelstown Borough Council is set to adopt a 2013 budget this week with no tax increase and, barring something unforeseen, one of the largest end-of-year balances it has ever had. Full Story
This ad for Lancaster Country Day School, a private school located near F&M College, is currently posted on SR 743 south of Hershey and is expected to be up through late January. Full Story
A New Tradition
Hershey High School will host its second annual Holiday Volleyball Tournament on Dec. 22 in the high school gym. Full Story
Good Employees, Loyal Customers
A Booming Business
Golden Glove Promotions KT has come quite a long way since it first opened in April 2007.
A family firm, Golden Glove got its start in a single room in a small townhouse. It now has a grand showroom just west of Murphy’s Home Center (which is about to become Hometown Hardware). Full Story
‘This Is a Win-Win’
Tax Deal Approved
In a brief meeting before the holiday break, the Derry Township School Board formally approved an amendment to the Amusement Tax Agreement in a 7-0 vote, Thursday, Dec. 13. Full Story
No New Derry Taxes
New Union Deal
The Derry Township supervisors passed a 2013 budget with no discussion at their Dec. 18 meeting. Unlike the 2012 budget, the 2013 budget does not include any new taxes.
The budget was passed unanimously following a brief description from Township Manager Jim Negley. There was no public comment about the proposed budget at the meeting. Full Story
More Love’s In 2013
At the Dec. 17 Londonderry Township Planning Commission meeting, engineer John Luciani explained that the Love’s Travel Stop plan, introduced just last month, could be ready to build at the intersection of Schoolhouse Road and Vine Street in 2013. Full Story
Room to Expand?
At Palmyra Schools
The Palmyra Area School Board peered briefly into the district’s enrollment future at its meeting Dec. 13, with the help of Pennsylvania Economy League (PEL). PEL provides school districts with research that assists in budget planning Full Story
LD Looks for Cuts
Lower Dauphin School District Business Manager Michelle Shuler gave a first look at the 2013-14 budget at the Dec. 17 meeting of the district’s board.
Shuler’s initial figures project revenue of $56,553,144, which would include $800,000 from reserves. They reflect a 2.27 percent increase in revenue from all sources. Full Story
‘You Can Pay Me Now’
Palmyra Area School District put its money where its mouth is when it embraced Reading Recovery [RR], a short- term intervention for first graders having extreme difficulty with early reading and writing.
RR teachers work one-on-one with students in daily 30-minute lessons lasting 12 to 20 weeks. Full Story
Thanks to donations from members and employees, the Hershey Federal Credit Union provided 36 bags of clothing and toys for children through the Salvation Army’s Angel Tree program: (l to r) Sal Full Story
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