2022-03-03 E-Edition

JUST MARRIED! 60 Years Ago …

Darvin and Sandra Byler share a moment inside their best man’s ‘56 Ford Fairlane on their wedding day. On March 3, the Bylers celebrate 60 years of marriage. For more, see Page 11.

More Gambling, More Money

On Wednesday, Feb. 23, Dauphin County Commissioners awarded $8 million in gaming grants collected from Hollywood Casino at Penn National Racecourse (PNRC) in East Hanover Township. According to a Feb. 25 Dauphin County press release, the money will go toward 94 projects “to provide for emergency services, food bank and shelter resources, park improvements, and infrastructure projects – among many […]

Tax Bump Debate

At the Derry Township School Board’s Feb. 28 meeting, finance committee chair Kathy Sicher shared that the committee is considering raising property taxes in the school district somewhere between 1% to 3.4%. “We did look at what it would look like if we did a tax increase and if you remember, we can go up to the index this year, […]

Here’s to Carol!

I often describe The Sun to folks as “small and mighty.” Our sales representative, Ro Zdrojewski, likes to call us “the little engine that could.” The truth is, while we are small in terms of employees on the payroll, we literally have a village of people that make The Sun possible. Putting a paper together every week is no small […]

Letters to the Editor

A special thank you to the Dauphin County Commissioners for awarding gaming dollars from Hollywood Casino local share revenue program to Conewago Township for the construction of two pickleball courts at the Danny Fisher Memorial Park. This project is important not only to our local community but to our regional community. It will benefit all age levels by increasing access […]

From Where I Sit

I’m sure by now you’re well aware of the situation in Ukraine. President Joe Biden, as a result of the invasion, has taken sanctions against Russia. No, I’m not going to add yet another uninformed opinion of what we should or should not do, but for me, it’s Groundhog Day all over again. You have to go back to January, […]

Notes From The Mayor

We are just getting back from our getaway weekend that found us in Jim Thorpe this year. These getaways started over 30 years ago as 4 couples looked for a small break typically over the Valentine’s Day weekend. COVID kept us home last year and we had to move the weekend this year due to the change in the Super […]

View From Dove Hill

Some of you will remember this old pie recipe that I pulled out and made the other day. It is super easy, but it tastes like you’ve worked on it for hours. It is called Impossibly Easy Coconut Pie:- 1 cup coconut- ¾ sugar- ½ cup Bisquick- ¼ cup softened butter- 2 cups milk- 1 1/2 t. vanilla- 4 eggs […]

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