2012-03-15

Blue Skies, Bad Roads



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Where’s The Red List?

School Cop Cut?

As the June deadline nears for the adoption of the final 2012-13 budget, the Derry Township School District admin­istration continues to consider what stays and what goes. One budget item facing the ax is the school resource officer, who is on duty full-time at the district. The officer’s position and the 2012-13 budget head­lined the Monday, March 12, Derry Township […]

Cameras at Rhoads



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$4 Million From Slots to Sun Country



Sun Country will receive more than $4 million in “gam­ing grants” approved March 1 by Dauphin County Commis­sioners Jeff Haste, Mike Pries and George Hartwick. The money will come from slots revenue generated by Penn Na­tional’s Hollywood Casino in East Hanover Township. “For the past four years, we’ve awarded more than $29 million in funding to municipalities that are undergoing […]

Letters to the Editor



There’s lots of good stuff in the mailbag this week. First, it’s Pat … What’s Front Page News? I notice your publication has not mentioned anything about the Derry Township Police Chief’s son being arrested. I don’t mean mixed in (lost) with the other folks. Isn’t that front page? I’ll be frank, I work at a grocery store and they […]

Fill ‘Em Up



Easter will be here soon. April 8, to be exact. And according to Christian teaching, Easter is the day Christ gave his life to save the rest of us. So, would it really be too much then for the rest of us to give a box of Jello? Our three major area food banks are now assembling Easter meals for […]

From Where I Sit



Right off the top, con­gratulations to the Lower Dauphin Middle School stu­dents who presented “Tales from the History of Hum­melstown 1762-2012.” Also congratulations to teachers Michael Fuhrman, Julie Chortanoff and Chad Lister for converting 250 years of Hummelstown history into two acts. They had the script from the 1962 bicentennial pageant as a starting point, but had to add 50 […]

Castaway Critter of the Week



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Warmed By The Sun



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Police News



The information here is based on official police reports. Charges made may vary from the final disposition of cases. EAST HANOVER CRASH ON I 81 One person was taken to the hospital following a two-vehicle crash on I-81, Monday, March 12, around 3 p.m. Police said the crash occurred when a vehicle driven by a 19-year-old Grantville woman collided with […]