2022-03-24 E-Edition

10 Years Later … His Dream Came True

Even at age 8, Grant Zimmerman wanted nothing more than to go to the United States Air Force Academy. Fast forward 10 years and that little boy’s dream came true. For more, see Page 13.

District Redacts Name

Derry Township School District has officially granted – and effectively denied – a Right-to-Know request from The Sun to find out who asked for – and allegedly leaked – COVID vaccination information about district employees. In late January, the district told its employees that personal information – including their COVID vaccine status – “was recently released through an individual’s extraction […]

Letters to the Editor

Thank you for acknowledging that absolute power absolutely corrupts. We find it extremely ironic that you would place a picture of Congressperson Scott Perry next to your column about power corrupting. Perry attempted to give absolute power to the loser of the 2020 election, exactly the behavior for which you are calling out Putin. Cindy and Don Umberger Ericka Schmidt, […]

No Deal for You

My wife desperately needs a car. Her 2012 Kia Optima has treated her well, but it’s worn out and time for a new ride. So, on Sunday of last week, we dropped the kids off at grandma’s house and went car shopping. It wasn’t the experience I was hoping for. Between the global chip shortage and other supply-chain obstacles, finding […]

View From Dove Hill

Our two-time Olympic gold medalist, Brittney Griner, is in a Russian prison. She was arrested three weeks ago when a drug-sniffing dog indicated she had a drug in her bag. Airline officials x-rayed her bag and found cannabis oil cartridges. Something just doesn’t look right with this arrest. Brittney wasn’t involved in spying, making war or harming anyone. She wasn’t […]

From Where I Sit

Continuing my research on the connection between Campbelltown and Hummelstown, the two communities became even closer tied January 6, 1908, when the Hummelstown and Campbelltown Street Railway officially began service. This trolley line, which was created by Milton S. Hershey in order to make it possible for residents of the two communities and stops in between to more easily get […]

3 … 2 … 1 … For Life

Corrections to Derry Stories

The Sun wishes to correct several errors made in two separate articles pertaining to the Derry Township School District. In the March 3 issue in an article titled “DTSD, Tax Bump Debate,” the text correctly read that Hershey High Principal Jeff Smith resigned from his position, but the subhead, “High School Principal Retires” should have read, “High School Principal Resigns.” […]

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