Larry R. Cassel

Larry R. “Hop” Cassel, 75, of Hummelstown passed away Monday, June 14, 2010, at the M.S. Hershey Medical Center. Born in Hummelstown on Feb. 21, 1935, he was the son of the late Clair L. and Mary Maulfair Cassel. Larry retired as the branch chief of the NAVICP Naval Depot Logistics Department, Mechanicsburg. He attended the former Hummelstown High School. […]

Police News

DERRY TOWNSHIP REPORTED THEFT AT KARNS Police said an Elizabethtown woman made off with around $49 in groceries from Karns on Cherry Drive without paying. Police said the woman, 58-year-old Barbara L. Wilt, allegedly stole items such as cat food, lettuce and fireworks from the store on June 8. Police said Wilt is now facing a charge for retail theft. […]

Two Nights, One Victory

Lucille B. Zemba

Lucille B. Zemba, 89, formerly of Chambers Hill, died Saturday, June 12, 2010 at the home of her daughter in Susquehanna Township. Born Sept. 13, 1920 in Lebanon County, she was the daughter of the late Chester and Minnie (Shepler) Barnhart.. She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank J. Zemba and daughter, Linda Mesaric. Surviving are three daughters: […]

David L. Yorty

David Lee Yorty, 76, of Pollock Pines, Calif., formerly of Annville, died Friday, May 21, 2010, at his home after a 16-year battle with Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD). He was the husband of Vicki Ryan Yorty, with whom he would have celebrated their 30th wedding anniversary in June of this year. Born in Annville, on Dec. 30, 1934, he was […]

Donald I. George

Donald Ivan George of 670 Heidon Drive, Hummelstown, passed away Friday, June 11, 2010. He was born Jan. 25, 1929 in Westfield, Tioga County, son of the late Ray and Cassie Martin George. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Helen Franke George; children, Beth George Bremigan and husband, Ralph of Muncle, Ind., James Donald George and wife, […]

Bernice A. M. Custer

Bernice A. Mathias Custer, 98, formerly of Grand View Road, Hummelstown died Monday, June 14, 2010 at Frey Village Retirement Center, Middletown. Born March 11, 1912 in Mathias, West Virginia, she was the daughter of the late Heber and Wilmetta (Heishman) Mathias. Retired from Hershey Foods Corporation, she was the widow of Albert Custer who died January 1994 and was […]

Kitchen Cupboard

Spent the first weekend in June celebrating an early Father’s Day at the World War II weekend activities at the Reading Airport and with a fantastic clambake at our son and daughter-in-law’s home in Oley. Son Bill picked up the bakes at Adelphia Seafood and each included 12 clams, 8 colossal shrimp, a 4 ounce lobster tail, a large carrot, […]

Letters to the Editor

The Sun is your newspaper. That’s a simple statement, I know, but it’s much more than a cliché. Because it’s your paper, we rely on your contributions. Of course, we love your letters, but we want – and need – more. Don’t hesitate to alert us to issues in your neighborhood. Please copy us on letters you send to public […]

Sun Dresses from Sun Country

‘Haiti’s Angels’

By Aura M. Hill One hundred four little sun dresses were part of a container of supplies heading for Haiti on Friday June 11. The shipping of the container was engineered by Dr. Roderique Mortel of Hershey but the sun dresses came from Carol Donovan and her dozen or so nimble-fingered sewers of St. Joan of Arc Parish. The inspiration […]