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Kicking Cancer’s Butt

By news@thesunontheweb.com | November 30, 2022

The fight against cancer wasn’t the only battle being waged on the ice at the Hershey Bears Nov. 20 game against Hartford. The contest was part of Hershey’s Hockey Fights Cancer Night, in which the Bears wore lavender jerseys, which were auctioned off to benefit the American Cancer Society. For more on the game, and the cause, see Page 15. […]

Opposition Grows Against Plan

By news@thesunontheweb.com | November 30, 2022

On Nov. 29, the Derry Township Board of Supervisors held the third public hearing for Governor Crossing, a proposed 7-acre development at the southwest corner of Governor and Fishburn roads in Hershey, but after three hours of testimony, the jury is still out. “We’re going to make sure that all of the testimony is on the record and that all […]

No Water, No Pork

By news@thesunontheweb.com | November 30, 2022

A debate over the need for a couple of very small items in the 2023 Palmyra Borough’s draft budget at the Tuesday, Nov. 22, meeting symbolized a much greater question being asked well beyond the boundaries of Palmyra. What is the proper role of government in ensuring the welfare of its citizens? At stake were two drinking fountains proposed for […]

Letters to the Editor

By news@thesunontheweb.com | November 30, 2022

I just wanted to pass along some information that conflicts with Mr. William S. Jackson’s column of November 17, 2022. In the column, Mr. Jackson stated the Jacob F. Eisenhower, who died on October 21, 1852 at the age of 29 days, is buried in the Cave Farm Cemetery. I know Mr. Jackson does not use a computer, maybe a […]

Toast to ‘Mom and Pops’

By news@thesunontheweb.com | November 30, 2022

During the past few weeks we’ve brought you stories on the closure of one very popular local business and the sale of another. I hate to use the term “mom and pop shop,” but since I would consider The Sun to be one, I don’t feel like it’s a disparaging term. In fact, I consider it a compliment. I’m talking […]

View From Dove Hill

By news@thesunontheweb.com | November 30, 2022

When Gary and I went to the ER at the Med Center two weeks ago, it was because I was gasping for breath and desperate to figure out what was going on. I had been feeling sick for a month and had been seeing docs and taking meds, but it just kept getting worse. I couldn’t stand the sound of […]

Helping Hands

By news@thesunontheweb.com | November 30, 2022

Fourth and fifth graders in the Helping Hands group at Conewago Elementary School visited younger classes before the Thanksgiving break to create large turkey decorations with feathers expressing things for which the students were thankful. Photos: Submitted Subscription Required! You must be an active subscriber to access this content! Please Login below or Subscribe!

Castaway Critter of the Week

By news@thesunontheweb.com | November 30, 2022

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50 Years Ago

By news@thesunontheweb.com | November 30, 2022

From the Nov. 29, 1972 issue of The Sun: Hershey is greeting the Yuletide Season with holiday finery as preparations are being completed for the annual Christmas Tree and Town Lighting Ceremony. The ceremony, to be held in the Community Center Court of Honor at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, December 1, will open with a number by the Hershey Community […]

From Where I Sit

By news@thesunontheweb.com | November 30, 2022

The announcement by the Hershey Company that construction of their new plant in Derry Township would begin soon and would start the week of Nov. 14 with the demolition of the former Friendly’s restaurant at the corner of Route 422 and University Drive brought back some memories for me. Yes, Rosemary and I had more than a few meals there, […]