2013-01-03

The Beast Is Listening



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Four, Nine, Three

DTSD Battle Begins

This year’s potentially bitter battle for four seats on the nine-member Derry Township School District board has begun as a three candidates have officially launched their campaigns. Those candidates – Heidi Eby, Jay Franklin and Brian Shiflett – are running for the seats now held by incumbents Donna Cronin, John Gräb, Chris Morelli and William Parrish. Heidi Eby is a […]

Palmyra Juggles Taxes

Mayor Speaks on Gun Control

Palmyra Borough Council passed the 2013 budget at a special meeting Dec. 27. The budget will result in a tax increase, but due to variables such as assessment appeals and tax breaks for green programs, it is unknown exactly how large it will be. “It probably will generate more revenue than we’ve had in the past, but until we get […]

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Letters to the Editor



There are many families in “Sun Country” who could relate stories of their forefathers’ contribution to the Hummelstown brownstone industry. That is why the obituary of Helen Cammack Walters [in the Dec. 13 issue] caught my attention, for the Cammacks were one such family. Helen’s grandfather worked in the quarries, and her brother, Oliver, as a boy, also worked at […]

From Where I Sit



Have been going through some of the piles of things saved over the past 20+ years and I came across a letter from Phil H. Rainey of Hummelstown back in 2003. He re­ferred to Rosemary and me taking on ownership of The Sun newspaper and said … “You knew, of course, that you were entering a marathon, with no pot […]

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On Christmas Eve, a local woman, Cindy Eisenhour, died in a traffic accident on SR 743 south of Hershey. It was a tragedy. A predictable tragedy. Less than two weeks earlier, The Sun ran a series of photos illustrating some of the many accidents that have happened recently in the 39/743 corridor. Most of those accidents were on SR 743 […]

Shine a Light

Essays from our readers

No More Homeless Pets By Barbara Holmes, Director of Castaway Critters Sun Country’s Nancy Sharp and three other Cast­away Critters volunteers re­cently joined together with over 1,500 animal lovers dedicated to ending the kill­ing of shelter pets at the Best Friends “No More Home­less Pets Conference” in Las Vegas. Castaway Critters is a network partner of the internationally renowned organization, […]

Castaway Critter of the Week



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HMC Retirees Luncheon Jan. 8



The retirees from the Hershey Med Center will have a lunch social Tuesday, Jan. 8, 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Hoss’s Steak and Sea House, 9009 Bridge Road, Hummelstown. For more info, call Gin­ny Mullen at 566-3609, Jane Pollock at 641-4114, or El­lie Kuntz at 469-0220. Subscription Required! You must be an active subscriber to access this content! Please […]