Kitchen Cupboard

If you are planning a summer party and working on the menu, here are some of my favorite party hors d’oeuvres. Surprise Cheese Balls 1 cup grated sharp cheddar cheese ¼ cup soft butter ½ cup sifted flour ¼ tsp. paprika 24 pimento stuffed olives Blend together the cheese, butter, flour and paprika. Wrap the mix individually around the well […]

Letters From Hollywood

Episode 65: On The Coast of Somewhere Beautiful

I will always remember that angry look on my mom’s face. Rarely had I seen her as mad as the day my dad gave her the news that he had broken one of her cardinal rules and bought a motorcycle. So naturally, as adolescence goes, I couldn’t wait to tell her when I decided to follow in my father’s footsteps. […]



Religious Writ

Let me tell you of a man who got his country to ban prayer in the public schools. At the same time he backed the public interest in Christian holidays (as long as they were more pagan then Scriptural). The churches in this man’s country virtually followed this man’s schemes because they were not at the time characteristic of what […]

Church News

Deadline: Sunday Noon

ALL SAINTS EPISCOPAL CHURCH Elm Ave. & Valley Rd. Hershey, Pa. Rector Interim Priest: Rev. Canon John McDowell Director of Music: The Rev. Dr. Darrell Woomer Sunday: 8 a.m. – Holy Eucharist Rite I 10 a.m. – Holy Eucharist Rite II, Choir and Children’s Chapel 11:15 a.m. – Sunday School & Adult Forum BALSBAUGH’S UNITED CHRISTIAN CHURCH Governor Road, Route […]

Mohler Sr. Center

The following events are scheduled for the upcoming week at the Mohler Senior Center, 670 Cherry Drive, Hershey. They are listed below by day, date and time. Thursday, July 16: 8:30 a.m. Aquatics meet at BlueGreen Suites; 9 a.m. Dolls, Zumba gold; Slot car racing group; 9:15 a.m. Investment Club; 10:10 a.m. Exercise; 10:45 a.m. Weights; Noon: Meditation; 12:30 p.m. […]

‘Gump’ May Era Ends

In a matter of a few days, the Hershey High School football program lost its defensive coordinator and then its controversial head coach. On July 10, Chris Coller resigned for personal reasons. That was followed by the July 13 retirement from teaching and coaching at the school by Bob “Gump” May. The two announcements are not related. “It’s a sad […]

Baker’s Blast Buries Hershey

Ross Baker was looking dead red on the first pitch and when Hershey ace Joe Gunkel obliged with a letter high fastball, the recent LD grad unloaded a 350- foot two-run home run that snapped a 2-2 tie and lifted Hummelstown Legion to a 4-2 win over host Hershey on Friday, July 10. That win seemed to push the igniter […]

Mark French Promoted To Bears’ Head Coach

The Washington Capitals and Hershey Bears announced that Mark French has been promoted to head coach of the Hershey Bears, and that Troy Mann has been named the team’s new assistant coach. “After a nationwide search and talking to dozens of qualified candidates to guide the fortunes of our team next season, we found the best man for the job […]

Hershey Legion Ends 15-5 Season

For the second time in a week, Middletown got the better of Hershey in a Dauphin County American Legion Baseball League game Sunday afternoon, July 12, at Memorial Field. While last Monday’s (July 6) 15-1 loss was practically meaningless for Hershey, Sunday’s 6-4 setback ended the locals’ season at 15-5 after they finished in second place and drew a first-round […]