2019-11-14 E-Edition


the Parks family took the sun to hawaii, where they visited hawai’i volcanoes national Park. Pictured, from left, are bob and Janet Parks, Alicia (Parks) and her husband Lee schlossberg and christopher Parks. where did your friends and neighbors take the sun? to find out, see Page 3.

Taxes Going Up … Again

  At a Nov. 6 meeting of the Board of Supervisors, new Derry Township manager Christopher Christman unveiled a proposed $30 million budget for fiscal year 2020. The good news: Christman expects the proposed budget to balance revenue and expenditures. The new budget will continue to provide township residents with the same level of service they have come to know […]

Value In The Village

Old timers know it as the “Park Village Plaza,” but it’s better known now as the strip mall next to Sheetz located just off Hersheypark Drive. But whatever you call it, call it valuable. The Derry Township property was sold Nov. 5 for a reported $12.3 million. The buyer? Dauphin County records show the buyer as “KND Holdings,” which shares […]

Letters to the Editor

On November 4, 2019, a beautiful, ten foot Norway Spruce was planted in the Campbelltown Community Park, located between Lawn Road and the Fire Company. The tree is the start of a new tradition in Campbelltown, an annual Holiday Tree Lighting Event hosted by Campbelltown Community Alliance (CCA). Contributions from Palmyra Area Business Association, local businesses, and individuals from the […]

Goodbye Kmart

I lost a good friend recently. A friend that was usually … most of the time … there for me when I needed them. A friend that provided early-morning entertainment for my son, my daughter and me while we let mommy sleep in. Sure, you had your faults. You didn’t always have what I needed. And sometimes it cost me. […]

From Where I Sit

Had an enjoyable two mornings last Thursday and Friday as, for the 11th year in a row, I was invited to deliver the opening prayer at State Rep. Tom Mehaffie’s veterans breakfast, this year again at the Lower Swatara Fire Department’s banquet hall. The event has grown so popular that Tom has to hold it two days in order to […]

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