2022-11-10 E-Edition

How Sweet it is….

Four Sun Country teams took home District 3 titles over the past week, including the Hershey boys’ soccer team, which won their third district title in five years. For more on the games, see Sports!

Feds Charge Doc

A Boston physician with Sun Country ties has been charged by federal authorities with attempted sex trafficking of a child. Until he was fired last week, Sadeq Ali Quraishi was the Vice Chair for Research in the Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine at Tufts Medical Center in Boston. Quraishi was arrested Nov. 2 at a Boston area hotel by […]

A Blast From the Past

Millions of years ago in East Hanover Township, volcanoes were belching up blistering magma, plumes of ash and gas. That ancient discovery was stumbled on by Terry Wolfe, an East Hanover Township Historical Society member who was investigating a forgotten stone bridge underneath North Crawford Road, less than 10 minutes from the township building. To show his find, Wolfe moves […]

Notes From The Mayor

Another Fun Friday is upon us and all is set for Friday, Nov. 11, 6-8 p.m., in the square. There will be a DJ playing some of our favorites and some patriotic tunes as we honor our veterans. You will find a banner at the arch that you can write your own message to veterans on and it will eventually […]

From Where I Sit

I missed it! Oct. 19 was the 100th anniversary of the dedication of the Camp Curtin monument at Sixth and Woodbine streets in Harrisburg on Oct. 19, 1922. What’s Camp Curtin and why the name? You have to go back to the year 1861 for the answer. After Confederate forces opened fire on Fort Sumpter, S.C., on April 12, 1861, […]


I always wanted to own a motorcycle, but admittedly, I was a little scared of wrecking. As a wise man once said, when you own a bike, it’s not a matter of if you’ll wreck it, it’s when. I also understand riding a motorcycle is a lot more enjoyable when you’re not wearing a helmet and lots of heavy clothing. […]

Mehaffie’s Report

One of the privileges of serving as State Representatives in the 106th Legislative District is the ability to participate in community events, like Halloween parades. This year, I was fortunate to participate in four parades around the district in Derry Township, Lower Swatara, Middletown and Hummelstown supplied, of course, with Hershey’s candy. The 74th annual Hershey Halloween parade was put […]

50 Years Ago

“Landslide Nixon Win, Republicans Sweep County”

From the Nov. 8, 1972 issue of The Sun: Results of yesterday’s election in Dauphin County generally reflected statewide and national trends, as all Republican candidates for offices representing the county in state government won by comfortable margins, as did the presidential ticket of Richard M. Nixon and Spiro T. Agnew. The only statewide offices in which Dauphin County differed […]

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