2020-09-10 E-Edition

A Masked Marriage

Marriage can be hard. Getting married during a pandemic can be even harder, but many couples in Sun Country are finding creative ways to get hitched while practicing social distancing. Kristina Krecko and Raymond Vetter certainly did when they tied the knot recently during a “virtual wedding.” Here is their official wedding announcement, found only in The Sun! For more […]

Comm Center Cut


Derry Township residents and visitors will soon have to depend on the police dispatch services of Dauphin County 9-1-1. On Tuesday evening, Sept. 8, the Derry Township Board of Supervisors voted 5-0 to transfer Derry Township Communications Center police communications to the county 9-1-1 center. The communications center, which reportedly costs the township $550,000 per year, was the victim of […]


Crews from Sun Country battle a barn fire on Cedar Road in Conewago Township on Monday, Sept. 7. The blaze broke out around 9:30 a.m. in a barn that was used to store hay. The total loss is estimated at $100,000, according to Hershey Fire. For more, see Page 4.

Get ‘em in, Get ‘em out!

Recently, mitigating traffic in the Hershey area has been a hot-button issue. The Greater Hershey Regional Transportation Study looks to address the traffic issue through the creation of highways and byways and redesigning major intersections. There has been a lot of adverse reaction to the plan, which has some pretty radical solutions to our ever-growing traffic problem. One local group […]

Letters to the Editor

I applaud the Sun for its coverage of local news. Thank you for shining a light on important issues (including recent articles on the abomination of a plan for transportation enhancements in Hershey. It is unacceptable to rely exclusively on cars in that plan…. bikes, sidewalks, and trolleys need to be added into the mix) You mentioned in passing that […]

From Where I Sit

As I noted a couple of issues ago, I spent a good deal of my time during our recent vacation catching up on some reading. As I’ve grown older, I’m not as much of a “beach rat” as I used to be and my beach time is mostly spent sitting under the family beach tent with a good book and, […]

50 Years Ago

From The Sun, Sept., 9, 1970: Eighteen-year old Karen Shertzer, 233 Park Ave., Hummelstown, has won the $500 first prize in Seventeen Magazine’s 25th annual short story contest. It was announced this week by Babette Rosmond, the publication’s fiction editor. The famed Coldstream Guards Band and equally famous pipes, drums and dancers of the Black Watch regiment will appear with […]

Castaway Critter of the Week

The Bugs are Back