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Traffic Forecast This Week Around Hershey

HersheyparkSummer SeasonPark opens May 26Traffic: Heavy Memorial Day ParadeHummelstown & PalmyraMonday, May 30Traffic: Light Ray LaMontagneHershey TheatreTuesday, May 31Traffic: Light Subscription Required! You must be an active subscriber to access this content! Please Login below or Subscribe! Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

Crash on Colebrook

Crews in Conewago Township responded to this single-vehicle crash on the 3000 block of Colebrook Road on Thursday, May 19 around 8:30 a.m. No serious injuries were reported, but crews did have to repair a downed pole and wires before the roadway could be reopened. Photo: Submitted. Subscription Required! You must be an active subscriber to access this content! Please […]

Rollover on Railroad

Police responded to this crash on South Railroad Street in Palmyra around 7:15 p.m. May 24. According to reports, the vehicle struck a parked car and rolled onto its side. No serious injuries were reported. South Railroad Street was shut down while crews worked to clear the scene. Photo: Katie Knol. Subscription Required! You must be an active subscriber to […]

Police News

The information here is based on official police reports. Charges may vary from the final disposition of cases. HUMMELSTOWN DUI CHARGE Police charged 27-year-old Ricky Bettinger with DUI and speeding following a traffic stop near the intersection of South Hanover and Willow streets around 1 a.m. May 22. MARIJUANA CHARGE Police charged Matthew Mitchell, 19, from Middletown, with possession of […]

Seven Injured in 322 Crash


Police in Hummelstown are seeking information on a single-vehicle crash on Route 322 that sent seven people to the hospital on May 12. According to police, the crash occurred around 4:22 p.m. when a 2015 Nissan Pathfinder was traveling westbound, west of the Hanover Street overpass and lost control, striking an embankment and rolling onto its side. Police said several […]

Traffic Forecast This Week Around Hershey

HersheyparkSpringtime in the ParkMay 20-22Traffic: Medium Chelsea HandlerHershey TheatreSaturday, May 21Traffic: Light Bikes and BeersThe EnglewoodSaturday, May 21Traffic: Light Subscription Required! You must be an active subscriber to access this content! Please Login below or Subscribe!

Vehicle Strikes Porch

A vehicle struck the porch of a home after colliding with an Amazon delivery vehicle near the intersection of West Cherry Street and Windsor Avenue in Palmyra around 8 p.m. May 14. According to police, the van attempted to make a U-turn and was struck by the Toyota SUV. Police said the Amazon driver was taken to the hospital and […]

Police News

The information here is based on official police reports. Charges may vary from the final disposition of cases. DERRY HARASSMENT CHARGE Police charged Damien Weigel, 20, of Middletown, with harassment in connection to an alleged incident at Hersheypark on April 10. Police said Weigel spit in another person’s face. DUI CHARGE Police charged Sarah Kirchner, 34, of Lancaster, with DUI […]

Traffic Forecast This Week Around Hershey

HersheyparkSpringtime in the ParkMay 13-15Traffic: Medium Theresa Caputo LiveHershey TheatreMay 17Traffic: Light Subscription Required! You must be an active subscriber to access this content! Please Login below or Subscribe!

Body Found

Police said the body of 60-year-old Leon Merlin was found in the Swatara Creek near the Vine Street overpass, Thursday evening, May 5. According to police, Merlin got into his boat in front of his residence and soon afterwards his boat was spotted by a neighbor running up against the bank without Merlin inside. Police said a search ensued and […]


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