Smooth Sailing

‘One of the Most Perfect Days’

Tee It Up for the Troops

Fifteen military guests and veterans celebrated Flag Day with a golf outing at Hershey Country Club’s West Course. The event came compliments of the members of 18 Hole Bunker Club, a group of women “wanted to give back to our troops and veterans,” said Sara Muldoon, Head Golf Professional, West Course. “They call it ‘Tee It Up for the Troops,’” […]

It’s Been An Uphill Battle

Reopening in August

Had you been sitting at the bar in The Penn Hotel during Tropical Storm Lee, you would have been up to your neck in water. But nearly a year after the storm turned the watering hole into a muddy mess, “The Penn” is expected to make a comeback. Jay Franklin, who owns the Old West Chocolate Avenue bar with his […]


The arsonist, Evan Donnelly of Coxsackie, N.Y., reportedly was hallucinating during the April 2011 attack and was sentenced in March 2012 to 10 years of probation. For more info on the reopening celebrations, visit Photo: Nathan Merkel.

Letters to the Editor

I saw a report in The Sun that a young area boy was injured while attempting to cross HersheyPark Drive at Mae Street in Derry Township. While we rejoice that the June 7 accident did not cause a serious injury, I hope that the incident was noted by officials who have within their power the ability to make this a […]

No Matter

Here at The Sun, we’re not in the business of telling you what to do. We don’t tell you how to vote. (So we don’t do endorsements.) We don’t tell you to eat your peas. (Not that there’s anything wrong with peas.) And we don’t tell you what to think. (If you hate gays or foreigners or people with piercings, […]

Castaway Critter of the Week

From Where I Sit

To all you dads out there, hope you had a great Fathers Day this past Sunday. Mine was a real treat. I am annually allowed to plan that day any way I want, from just sitting around reading as I have sometimes done, to going somewhere I would like to go. In years past, this has included the State Museum […]

The Alien Invasion

Police News

The information here is based on official police reports. Charges made may vary from the final disposition of cases. HUMMELSTOWN CRIMINAL MISCHIEF RoyClingan,41,ofHummelstown was arrested and faces multiple charges following an incident on the 100 block of Poplar Avenue, Thursday, June 14, around 5:10 a.m. According to police, Clingan entered the home of an exgirlfriend and smashed a chair, spilled […]