2021-06-24 E-Edition

Money for Downtown


Hummelstown Borough council is talking about securing a grant for work on downtown areas – but the clock is ticking. As council talked about last month, there is a rare opportunity to waive 30 percent fund matching for a multimodal transportation grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development. If everything can be completed by the end of […]

Letters to the Editor

Before we begin this week, we’d like to make a correction to an article in the June 17 issue. In a front page story on the resignation of Derry Township athletic director Scott Govern, The Sun incorrectly reported who nominated Lindsay Drew for president of the Derry Township School Board. Drew was nominated by vice president Maria Memmi, who was […]

Information Ain’t Free


Back in the early, giddy days of the Internet – back then, you capitalized “Internet” – there was a popular expression used to describe the impact of the World Wide Web: Information wants to be free. The expression came from a 1984 convention where a group of hackers discussed the incredibly high value of information versus the rapidly falling cost […]

Notes From The Pen


With my time in the prison system slowly winding to an end, I am forever grateful for The Sun providing a platform for me to share my voice. While inmates are often forgotten, I finally had the opportunity to not only speak up for myself but deliver a message that many inmates hope the free world will one day hear. […]

From Where I Sit


The passage of June 6 earlier this month reminded me I hadn’t mentioned the passing of two of the important dates of World War II, those being Tuesday, May 8, 1945 and Tuesday, June 6, 1944. Specifically, June 6, 1944, was the day the invasion of Western Europe by the Allies began, called “D-Day,” and May 8, 1945, was the […]

Castaway Critter of the Week

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Traffic Forecast This Week Around Hershey

HersheyparkSummer SeasonTraffic: Heavy Java Palooza Street FestivalSaturday, June 26Java AvenueTraffic: Light Farmers MarketCocoa BeaneryThursday, June 24 (2:30 – 6 p.m.)Traffic: Light

Car Stolen At Fulton

Police in Hummelstown are investigating the theft of a vehicle from the Fulton Bank on West Main, Tuesday, June 15. Police said a resident parked her vehicle on South Railroad Street besides the bank and used the ATM around 1 p.m. While she was using the ATM, the vehicle, a 2008 Hyundai Entourage minivan, was stolen. Police said the suspect […]