The Library Card

Summer at the library is one of my favorite seasons. It’s full of people enjoying our services. From kids at the summer reading program, to adults finding their beach reads, there’s something for everyone here. (Just don’t forget to keep your books away from pool water this summer!) Our annual book sale is fast approaching and will be held from […]

Castaway Critter of the Week

Spencer Honored by Elks

On Thursday, May 25, Hummelstown Police Sgt. Eugene Spencer was honored by the Grand Lodge Order of Elks (Harrisburg Lodge) with the 2023 Elks Distinguished Citizenship Award. Pictured, from left, are Hummelstown Mayor Dave Roeting, Spencer, RD “Bullit” Martindill of the Harrisburg Elks Lodge, police chief Justin Hess and borough manager Theresa Eberly.

Scholarship for Disha

The Hershey Lions Club recently honored Hershey High School senior Disha Patel with a $1,000 scholarship through the Hershey Lions Club Foundation. The club presents a scholarship each year to a student who not only exhibits academic excellence, but who is also a model volunteer through works of service. Pictured, from left, are John Mallonee of the Hershey Lions Club, […]

Nine Decades Later

During the Great Depression, Milton Hershey gave his architect a postcard of a hotel he visited in the Mediterranean. The architect used the postcard to guide the creation of a 170-room hotel with a Spanish patio, a grand fountain and a dining room without corners. That hotel, The Hotel Hershey, opened 90 years ago last month, and while the “Circular […]

Flags For Vets

Residents in Hummelstown recently gathered at the Hummelstown Cemetery to place flags on the graves of veterans for Memorial Day. Pictured, from left, are Mike Diffendall, Ashley Fanning, Kennadee Fanning, Kolbe Diffendall and Riley Fanning.

What’s That?

Celebrating SOMs

Prior to graduation, the Hummelstown Rotary Club celebrated every student of the month from Lower Dauphin High School. All of the students received a certificate and a check from the club for their outstanding contributions to the high school. Present were Digby Althoff, Kelly Bastian, Brandon Davis, Mason English, Joseph Goduto, Carter Lammando, Jeffrey LaRuffa, Bridget Lawn, Abigail Nissley, Abrianna […]

Scouts Honored

Scouts in Service Unit 175 of Girl Scout Council GSHPA (Girl Scouts in the Heart of PA) were recently honored in Hershey. The girls earned the highest award in their age brackets (bronze, silver and gold awards).

View From Dove Hill

I attended the Stoverdale Yard Sale this past Saturday and brought with me eight quarts of hamburger macaroni soup. Well, actually I had Gary drop it off around 8 a.m. I am going to share my version of this delicious stuff. You don’t need a recipe: Brown as much ground meat as you want. If you are serving four to […]

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