Triple Feature

"End of Watch", "House at the End of the Street", and "Trouble with the Curve"

Triple FeatureBy Bob Garver This past weekend saw three new films take the top spots at the box office. They all took in roughly the same amount, between $12.7 and $13 million. Rather than choose one to review, I’m going to give you a taste of all three.  “End of Watch”This has been a good year for the “found footage” movie. […]

A Nightclub In Hershey?

‘The West End’

Do you want a nightclub in downtown Hershey? The Sun has learned that “The West End” is the preliminary name for a “best- in-class live music experience” and “high- end casual dining experience” to be located between West Chocolate Avenue and Hersheypark. The proposed club would be located on the three-acre site of the old Hershey Foods “Extraction Plant” on […]

What’s Fair Game?

The AG and The School

Of all the statewide elections on the ballot this fall, one can have a direct impact on Sun Country: the race for Pennsylvania Attorney General. Why? Because the Pennsylvania Attorney General has broad powers to oversee the Milton Hershey School and Milton Hershey School Trust. So on Tuesday, Sept. 25, Kathleen Kane, the Democratic candidate for Attorney General, stopped by […]


Letters to the Editor

I grew up here [in Hummelstown], born and raised, and now have bought a house and am raising my own family here. Things have changed. There is what has appeared to be a rise in crimes committed by the young, a certain disrespect and disregard of laws and rules that seems to be growing. I live on the east side […]

The Walkers

There is not a plot. There is not a plan. It is not a conspiracy. It is, however, inevitable. Downtown Hershey, the center of Sun Country, is becoming Hersheypark South. There was once a barrier that separated “the Park” from “the Village.” It was the Norfolk Southern railroad line that splits Derry Township in two. That channel was crossed – […]

From Where I Sit

Before leaving Richmond, Va., on our way home from vacation Aug. 21, I had one more stop to make. This was to call on the United Daughters of the Confederacy at the UDC Memorial Building, 328 N. Boulevard. This impressive building, marble faced with bronze doors, houses their collection of Civil War artifacts and documents and continues to recognize and […]

Castaway Critter of the Week


Shelley Island: Hidden in Plain Sight