Torchbearer Eta Report

Torchbearer Eta Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority met Thursday, April 15, at the home of Ginny Mullen. The Chapter’s May Service Project will be to donate non-perishable food to the Hershey Food Bank. Founder’s Day will be observed Thursday, May 6, at Houlian’s in Hershey. Kandee Graham presented the program “Sisters By Choice … The Blood Letter” based on […]

How to Talk to Kids about Race

Join Hershey Area All Things Diversity on May 27, 7-8:30 p.m. to learn how to help youth disrupt racism, change the norm through listening, develop empathy and create understanding for one another. This program will help to guide attendees in engaging youth in difficult conversations about race, and the impacts of racism on our youth. In addition to teachers and […]

Light Earns Masters Degree

Trenay Light, daughter of Jess and Matt Light of Palmyra, graduated with a 3.95 GPA with a master’s degree from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology at Washington D.C.

Hooked on You

Konnor Simko thought he hooked the big one, but as it turns out, he hooked his pants. It was all in good fun as Grandpa was there to help unhook him. To see Grandpa in action and for more fun on Sun Country waterways, see Page 3.

Teen Charged With Arson

A 16-year-old juvenile has been charged in connection to the fire that broke out in a debris pile on the Swatara Creek on Sunday, April 18. The juvenile was charged with arson-reckless burning in the alleged incident, which started beneath the Hummelstown Middletown Railroad Bridge in Derry Township. Crews responded to the scene around 9 p.m. and battled the fire […]

Mixers Being Sold

One of the Palmyra area’s largest employers – Philadelphia Mixing Solutions – is being sold to one of its competitors – SPX FLOW. Philadelphia Mixing Solutions employs approximately 150 people at its location along Route 422 across from the Sinkhole Saloon. SPX announced April 28 that it signed a “definitive agreement” to purchase Philadelphia Mixing Solutions for $65 million in […]


On Monday, May 4, the Duke Street Bridge was renamed the Bradley E. Miller Memorial Bridge in honor of the late, former Mayor of Hummelstown. It was through Mayor Miller’s efforts that the bridge, which was destroyed by flood waters in 2011, was rebuilt, connecting Hummelstown Borough and South Hanover Township. The renaming of the bridge came four years later, […]

Letters to the Editor

On Sunday, April 25, the Hershey Free Church hosted a COVID vaccination clinic. Approximately 400 people received their second shot. As a volunteer, I had the opportunity to greet the people who utilized the clinic. Many commented on how well organized it was and how grateful they were to be receiving their second inoculation. The staff and faithful volunteers from […]

From Where I Sit

Recently had a call from Lieutenant Colonel (retired) Harry Crumling of Hershey with an update on his uncle, Private First Class Foster Reeder, the subject of a story by Charles Huth in the Sept. 14, 2017 edition of THE SUN. As told at the time, young Foster Reeder graduated from Hershey High School in the late 1930s and worked at […]

Notes From The Mayor

The Lower Dauphin Falcon Foundation golf outing was Friday, April 30, and it was crazy, but fun. The crazy part was trying to golf in strong winds and stronger gusts. We teed off on a hole with the wind blowing directly across the fairway and watched our golf balls start straight and then take a hard right. The day was […]