“Smurfs: The Lost Village”

            I make it a point not to put out year-end Worst lists because there are so many bad movies that I can’t be bothered to see. I have better things to do with my time and money than waste them on bombs that couldn’t find an audience. But rest assured that if I did put out Worst lists, both […]

Turning Steel Into Gold

Opportunity Seen, Jumped On

Do you hear that sound? With the exception of the occasional tick and ding as the warm afternoon sun heats up the shiny black metal, there is actually no sound at all. It’s silence. The silence of making $600 a day from 135 empty propane tanker cars, sitting motionless in Conewago Industrial Park in West Donegal Township, west of Elizabethtown. […]

Fun in the Sun Photos

Q&A With Ed Marsico

Drugs, Crime, Merkle On April 7, The Sun sat down with current Dauphin County District Attorney Ed Marsico, who is running for Dauphin County Judge, to discuss topics ranging from the Kassick/Merkle shooting to Milton Hershey School. The following is a verbatim transcript of our conversation, edited only for length. opioids and Crime The Sun: Let’s start with your current […]

‘The Right Place’

Sun Country WWii Vet “While in high school, we had a church group that got together and built model airplanes, World War I German planes, Fokker D-VIII and D-VIIs in the basement of the church,” 92-year-old Ed Hansen said. “We tried to fly them in the church basement. They’d crash and then we’d build more.” Little did Hansen realize then […]

Percentage of Individuals Below Poverty Level

Letters to the Editor

The Derry Township “TIF” and vote against it by the Derry Township School District board continues to stir emotions … Sadly gone are the days when the front page of respected newspapers reported the NEWS, the how, what, when, where, why, keeping the reporter’s opinions to the editorial page. Most of your readers are capable of forming their own opinions […]

Walk for Clean Water

Ask the Editor

Folks, we have a busy issue with lots of stories this week. So let’s get right to your questions … Q: What the heck is The Sun? A: We’re a newspaper. We cover Hummelstown, Hershey, Palmyra, and now, we’re growing to cover the Elizabethtown area. Q: You’re growing? Everyone says newspapers are dying. A: Dumb newspapers are dying. Newspapers that […]

From Where I Sit

Was down in Berks County the weekend of April 1 to Oley Valley High School for the Saturday afternoon matinee performance of its spring musical, “Spamalot.” For those not familiar, it’s Monty Python’s takeoff on King Arthur and the quest for the Holy Grail. Granddaughter Sage Marie Jackson was playing violin in the pit orchestra, making it a must-attend event […]