2021-03-11 E-Edition

Wish You Were Here!

Here at The Sun, we can’t wait for the pandemic to end so we can get your Fun in The Sun vacation photos. Hummelstown’s David Heidelmark and Theresa Adiguwu managed to sneak away to Puerto Rico recently, where they brought their hometown newspaper. Look for a special “best of” Fun in The Sun photo album in next week’s issue!

Derry Board Mum


On Monday, March 8, the Derry Township School Board voted 6-3 to not put to a motion a discussion about whether students can return to in-person, full-time learning. The meeting lasted three hours with divided, heated conversations from residents and board members alike. The proposed motion from board member Kip Shaw would’ve allowed members to possibly direct the administration to […]

LD Leader Passes


Keith E. Oellig, a 20-plus year member of the Lower Dauphin School Board, died unexpectedly while working on his farm Friday, March 5. Oellig, 56, was a self-employed farmer in East Hanover Township. He joined the board in December 1999, and as a board member, he represented Lower Dauphin as a voting member of the Dauphin County Technical School Board. […]

And The Winners Are …


COVID has hit us hard, there’s no doubt about it, but we’re all tired of that narrative. I’m here to talk about the winners of COVID 19, because they seem to have been forgotten amid all the gloom and doom. Have you tried to buy lumber lately? Or a car part? Or buy a house? If you have, you know […]

Letters to the Editor

Before we get started … As most of you already know, the U.S. Postal Service has been struggling to deliver the mail, and while the situation has improved, it’s still not right. For example, we are just now receiving address corrections that our customers submitted to the post office back in October. So, please, if you have an address change, […]

From Where I Sit


First off, an apology. A regular reader of this column was overheard recently commenting, “Boy, Jackson has really been hitting the military history lately.” Yes, I’m guilty as charged. Like many of you, I remain in quarantine here at Traditions of Hershey and am not able to get out into the community and chase down ideas for my column of […]

Shine a Light

Opinions by our readers

Some folks may not appreciate a Pennsylvania winter snow, but it is a key factor in a successful Boy Scout Klondike. BSA Troop 97 from Middletown recently traveled to Hidden Valley Scout Reservation to compete in this tradition. In a Klondike Derby, Scout patrols acting as huskies pull specially designed homemade sleds around a course filled with stations. At each […]

Castaway Critter of the Week

Traffic Forecast This Week Around Hershey

Hershey BearsSunday, March 14Light (limited sales)