Memory Expert at Country Meadows Country Meadows of Hershey invites the community to attend a presentation entitled “Improve Your Memory and Remain More Mentally Alert” by Dean Vaughn, the world’s leading author of applied memory techniques, April 20, 1:30 p.m. Reservations requested as space is limited. Please call 533-1880. Palmyra Watch Meeting Set The second Palmyra Neighborhood Watch meeting will […]

PMEA Regional Band

LD Students Say Please Save CASA

By William S. Jackson Four Lower Dauphin High School students who are presently attending the Capital Area School of Arts (CASA) in Harrisburg appeared before the Lower Dauphin School Board at its Monday, April 5, meeting and appealed to the board to find a way to continue funding for CASA. Students Jack Cotolo, Tasha Perry, Elizabeth Studer and Albert Germann, […]

National Professional Social Work Month.

DoAsI Say

There’s something to be said about jealousy. Like most human emotions, it is only natural to experience. But, it is also an emotion that has many different layers. Each layer is constructed differently and has different levels of intensity. And each layer, each intensity, has a different way of bringing you down. When we are children, we might be jealous […]

Castaway Critter of the Week


I was surprised. Really, really surprised. Last week, at our news site (news. thesunontheweb.com), we asked a simple question: Do you have a concealed carry (“handgun”) permit? Yes or no? I expected about 10%, maybe 20%, to say yes. Instead, 44% of you said “Yes.” Which means that four in 10 of the people you meet in Sun Country could […]

Sun Country in The Real Hurt Locker

When the Academy Award winning best picture “The Hurt Locker” showcased the dangerous business of defusing bombs in Iraq, actor Jeremy Renner put his acting talents to the test in a portrayal of an Army EOD expert. But for the son of a Hummelstown couple, being successful at defusing deadly explosives can mean the difference between life and death. Navy […]

From Where I Sit

Made what has become a family tradition trip to Broomall for the Easter weekend to be with daughter Tracy, son-in-law Rob and their girls. On Sunday, Bill Jr., daughter-in-law Nancy and their kids arrived for the large Easter repast and, what the kids look forward to, the now-also-traditional Easter egg hunt. The hunt has now grown to including the neighbor […]

Westwynd Farm