Church News (A-m)

Deadline: Sunday Noon ALL SAINTS EPISCOPAL CHURCH Elm Ave. & Valley Rd. Hershey, Pa. Rector The Reverend Susan Claytor 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, […]

Religious Writ

Martin Luther, the great reformer, saw much poverty and extremely severe discipline at home. He often described himself as a peasant reared by peasants. At school he was whipped fifteen times for faltering in a recitation. He often wondered if any German parents loved children. At his boyhood church he was haunted by a stain glass window that portrayed Christ […]

From Where I Sit

It was with some surprise and also some sadness that I read Editor Dave’s words this past week that Lois “Mom” Musser is going into semi-retirement at The Sun. As Dave noted, she has been a pillar of strength at the paper for the past 25 years, 22 of those years with Rosemary and me. She came on board as […]

Piccola’s Report

Warren Dougherty was only 16 months old when he suffocated in an outdated, shabbily-repaired crib at a home-based day care in Swatara Township, just a few miles from the heart of Sun Country. Devastated by this sudden loss, Warren’s parents have dedicated themselves to giving other parents full and complete information about a home day care’s inspection history and violation […]

Notes from the Mayor

The intersection portion of the road work at the east end of town is now all but completed. There will be a short interruption on Main Street in a few weeks when the final connection of the drainage system is to be completed. And prior to that, Walton Avenue will need to be closed for a period of time when […]

Falcon Writers Win

Lower Dauphin High School’s student newspaper, The Falcon Flash, recently won a silver award in the Pennsylvania School Press Association’s 2009-10 contest. In addition to the paper’s award, four students were winners for their individual efforts. Senior Andrea Kanode won a bronze in column writing for her health column. Senior Sierra LaVanture won a bronze in news analysis for her […]

‘Little Resistance’

Lower Dauphin Dress Code

By William S. Jackson Lower Dauphin School District opened the 2010-11 school year with “a very good start and a lot of enthusiasm,” according to Superintendent Dr. Sherri Smith. She also indicated the newly installed dress code has for the most part been readily accepted by the students with “a very notable difference” in student appearance. This came at the […]

$100+ mil. for Research

At med Center

Growth in federal research funding and plans for an increased focus on personalized medicine research were the key highlights of the Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center’s public board of directors meeting Wednesday, Sept. 15. Med Center CEO Harold Paz reported that external support for Medical Center and College of Medicine research exceeded $100 million in 2009-10, approximately $2 […]

Castaway Critter of the Week

This coyote was spotted along Hersheypark Drive,