Dozens of residents packed the Hummelstown Borough Council’s meeting room Aug. 18 to support Maritza DeJesus in her continued operation of a beloved hair-cutting business at 33 N. Hanover St. Prior to regular business, council held a conditional use hearing for a request to demolish that building by applicant Talisman 7 Ventures LLC. Although Talisman has purchased the property, pending […]
Victoria’s Secret is coming to Hershey. According to a building permit issued by Derry Township and dated July 25, permission has been granted “for the work set forth in the application, plans, and specifications, as approved by the Building Inspector and/or the Zoning Officer.” The building permit is posted to the window of Suite 78, the former site of the […]
And just like that, football season is here, with the high school schedule kicking off, Friday, Aug. 26. Optimism is always high in Sun Country, but will the three schools – Lower Dauphin, Hershey and Palmyra – live up to the hype? For more, see Sports!
There’s nothing in the mailbag this week, but I did want to take the opportunity to correct an error in a story published on Page 6 last week. The story, titled “PennDOT Plans Stockpile Site,” incorrectly attributed quotes made by East Hanover Township Supervisor Michael Yingling to Public Works Director Bryan Ziegler. All quotes in the story attributed to Ziegler […]
By William S. Jackson Well, we’re back after our annual vacation at The Sun. It’s good to get away, but after about a week, being the “newsies” that we are, we begin to wonder what’s going on back home and what we may have missed. Jumped right back in Monday evening, Aug. 15, with the Lower Dauphin School Board meeting […]
This Friday, Aug. 26, is the day we officially welcome Crowne Automotive to the Hummelstown business family. Their open house is from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., and the ribbon cutting will happen right around 11:30 a.m.. The Weist’s had obstacles to overcome with the property at 50 North Water Street here in the borough to include a complete demolishment […]
For those of you who love stories about my parents Mary and Verlin, I’ll bring you another one … They always vacationed in Atlantic City because it offered something for the both of them. A beach for my mom to sun herself and live music in the many night clubs for my dad. My dad taught himself to play guitar […]
Over the past five years, I’ve written only two checks. I actually don’t even have checks, but if I’m forced to produce paper to pay for something, I get a money order from the Post Office. In an era of auto-renew, Apple Pay, PayPal and Venmo, it just doesn’t make much sense anymore to give someone a piece of paper […]