2011-10-13

Billion With A ‘B’

Student v. MHS

In a 40-page complaint filed Oct. 7 in the Middle Dis­trict Federal Court in Harrisburg, a former Milton Hershey School student, Cosme Cesar Escudero-Aviles, and his mother, Sylvia Aviles-Escudero, have asked for a $4 billion judgment against the school for a variety of abuses includ­ing unlawful imprisonment, discrimination and intentional infliction of emotional harm. According to the complaint, Escudero-Aviles, origi­nally […]

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Are You Paying Too Much?

Live From Hershey

Sun Country residents may take part in a Live PCN broadcast about Pennsylvania electric utilities Thursday evening, Oct. 20, 7-9 p.m. This AARP-PA sponsored event, co-hosted by Hershey Area AARP Chapter #3466 and Mohler Center in Hershey, will take place at Mohler Center, 25 Hope Drive. Present will be a panel including Janee Briesemeister, AARP Senior Legislative Representative; Sonny Popowsky, […]

From Where I Sit



Managed to survive the antique car week and weekend just past in Hershey. It’s always one I look forward to in many ways, but it’s also a bit sad as many of my “old car” friends are no longer with us. It all starts Wednesday evening when a group of automotive writers, photographers, book publishers and historians gather at the […]

Letters to the Editor



On its website, the Derry Township School District claims that our tax rate is among the lowest in Dauphin County. The opposite is true. It is among the highest. A table (right) with corroborating facts and calculations is attached. Similar claims about millage rate are without merit, for several reasons. First, millage rate is a fiction, a fabrication. It is […]

Sweet Talker



I walked into the Kmart on Hersheypark Drive a few nights ago, and the first thing I saw was a shelf full of “Sweet Talkin’ Ken” dolls. I did a double take. Realize, that having three daughters ages 10-15, I have seen my share of scandalous Barbies that look ready for a night of hardcore clubbing, but Ken pretty much […]

Houck Earns ‘Gift of Hope’



Samantha Houck of Hummelstown has received a $1,000 Gift of Hope Scholarship, awarded by the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry. Subscription Required! You must be an active subscriber to access this content! Please Login below or Subscribe!

‘Anna in The Tropics’



Hershey Area Playhouse will present the local premiere of the Pulitzer Prize-winning drama “Anna in the Tropics” by Cuban/ American author Nilo Cruz on Oct. 20-23 and Oct. 27- 30. The play is set in the later 1920s at a cigar factory in Tampa and tells the story of a Latino family trying to cling to their traditions in a […]

‘Rocky Horror Picture Show’



The classic film Rocky Horror Picture Show will be shown at Hershey Theatre on Saturday, Oct. 29, 11:59 p.m. as part of the town’s “Halloween In Hershey” festivities. This 1975 cult classic stars Tim Curry, Susan Sarandon, Barry Bostwick, Richard O’Brien and Meat Loaf. For fullest enjoyment of the film, a limited number of audience participation bags will be available […]

Fulton Bank Food Drive



Fulton Bank on West Main Street in Hummelstown is collecting food for the Hummelstown Food Bank until the end of October. The food bank needs peanut butter, pasta, any type of canned beans and any type of canned tomato products. The lobby hours at the West Main Street branch are: Monday/Tuesday/ Wednesday – 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Thursday/Friday – […]