2021-06-10 E-Edition

Congrats Class of 2021

For seniors across Sun Country, it’s been a year … but after all the protocols, shutdowns and virtual learning, you’ve finally crossed the finish line. For more, see Page 3.

Tafuto Advances

Hershey grad Sally Tafuto has advanced to the second phase of the Olympic Trials after winning the first phase of the 400-meter freestyle in Omaha, Nebraska. Tafuto, a junior at Ohio State, will now compete against the top olympic contenders in the second and final phase, Monday, June 14 in Omaha. A first or second place finish in that race […]

No Tax Increase

At their Monday, June 7, meeting, the Lower Dauphin School Board adopted a record $69,875,000 budget for the 2021-2022 school year. The good news is the budget once again doesn’t call for a tax increase for district residents. The board approved the resolution fixing the tax rate on assessed value of real estate to remain at 18.42 mills and the […]

Fun in The Sun

I’m officially waving the green flag on a fun-filled summer. Start your engines. School’s out, the masks are starting to come off and Sun Country is coming out to play. That is, if you can get a reservation anywhere at a vacation destination. I have a feeling beaches, resorts and campsites are going to be packed this year. People are […]

From Where I Sit

Had a somewhat frightening experience (for a writer at least) last week. I came to my desk and turned on my IBM Selectric II typewriter on which I write this column and everything else…and nothing happened! I thought, “I’m in big trouble now,” because as most of the readers of this column know, I’m not computer literate, don’t have one […]

Notes From The Mayor

Our Memorial Day service was nice and a decent crowd was on hand to see and be a part of the ceremony, as we gave honor to those who gave their lives for us. I’m hoping with all of the concerns behind us we can look forward to the parade and guest speaker next year. Thanks to all involved in […]

The Sun Discord Server


Almost a year ago, when Jon Chambers and his fiance Brittney Grubb purchased their first home, I gave them a subscription to The Sun as a housewarming present. Jon is a young guy, 26, the same as me, but our friends joke that he’s prematurely a geezer. This is due in large part to his wide array of retiree hobbies […]

Castaway Critter of the Week


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