2020-11-05 E-Edition

Corrections Bus Crashes

It was like the scene out of The Fugitive, sans the train, on the PA Turnpike in Conewago Township on Friday, Oct. 30. A Department of Corrections bus carrying 38 inmates crashed after a tire blew out and the bus struck the center concrete barrier near the Bellaire Road overpass shortly before 9 a.m. One guard and 11 inmates were […]

Wave? What Wave?

Update (11/5/2020): In a statement posted on her campaign’s Facebook page, Lindsay Drew has conceded the race in the 106th House District to Tom Mehaffie. See “Mehaffie, Republicans Win” for more. As of this writing, the race for the White House is not settled, but here in Sun Country, the picture is much clearer. Amid massive turnout – greater than 80 percent […]

Elementary Goes In-Person

At its Monday, Nov. 2, meeting, the Lower Dauphin School Board approved a revision to the district’s Health and Safety Plan that will allow all elementary students from kindergarten through fifth grade to return to full-time inschool instruction effective Monday, Nov. 23. Superintendent Robert Schultz listed the specific class changes that will see kindergarten and first-grade students returning with social […]


The regular season is winding down in fall sports and playoffs are just around the corner. For more on what’s going down in Sun Country, see Pages 12-15. Photo: Geno Simonetti.

Goodbye Miss November

I’ve always been a “cat guy.” Yes, I’m aware of the the connotation that goes along with being a cat guy, but I relate to cats more than I do to dogs. Cats enjoy their solitude, are low maintenance and like to lie in the sun. So, when I got my own apartment on Chocolate Avenue in Hershey some years […]

Letters to the Editor

I wanted to share something that maybe we have thought was gone from our Country. I want to thank Tom Pavone, a neighbor and a Derry Township Police Officer, for his assistance with my mother. She went unconscious and he heard the radio call and went to her home and my cousins said he was very helpful. She is better […]

Castaway Critter of the Week

Notes From The Pen

On Jan. 4, 2018, 24-year-old Jacob Keiter, from East Hanover Township, was sentenced to five years in federal prison on drug trafficking charges. Keiter reached out to The Sun from the Federal Correctional Institute in Minersville, hoping to share his story with our readers. This week, Keiter’s wife Julie shares her thoughts … It is a common belief that we […]

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