2014-10-09

Four For Four



All four Sun Country football teams overcame the opposition – and the weather – to win Friday night, Oct. 3. For more on the big night – and the big games coming next – see our exclusive sports coverage, starting on Page 12. Subscription Required! You must be an active subscriber to access this content! Please Login below or Subscribe! […]

Swim Club Expansion

Friends, Foes Meet

Nearly 30 people attended the Oct. 2 Hummelstown Borough Planning Commission meeting to voice support or opposition to a planned “banquet hall” building for the Hummelstown Swim Club. The plan was tabled until the commission’s Nov. 6 meeting. Ambrose Heinz, an attorney representing the swim club, said the swim club has been in talks with United Water to have a […]

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DTSD Restores Basketball Program

‘Willing To Help’

In the Sept. 18 issue of The Sun, the Joy of Sports Foundation placed an ad encouraging members of the Derry Township community to email their support to Derry Township School District in bringing back the HHS freshman basketball programs. And at the Monday, Oct. 6, meeting, the DTSD school board approved the reinstatement of the ninth grade boys’ and […]

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From Where I Sit



Like many of you, I am sure, I was glued to our television set every night from 8 to 10 p.m. during the second week of September as our public television station, WITFTV, presented the latest Ken Burns masterpiece, “The Roosevelts: An Intimate History.” I watched it with great interest for a couple of reasons. First, and personally important to […]

Defenders of the Light:

Airman Jonathan Olinger

U.S. Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Jonathan Olinger, a 2013 Lower Dauphin High School grad, graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio- Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Olinger is the […]

Castaway Critter of the Week



Have you found your lucky penny yet? Well, if not, search no further. Meet Penny. This lucky lady was a friendly stray that just so happened to be wandering the same neighborhood in Mechanicsburg where her foster mom lives. This affectionate girl enjoys people, is good with other cats, and loves to lap sit. Penny is quite the social butterfly, […]

Leverage



A week or so ago, a guy from an ad agency contacted us to place an ad for a big company. That happens all the time, and it’s good that it does. After all, the ads pay the bulk of the bills around here. But we turned this ad down. Was the ad for something illegal? No. Was it for […]

Letters to the Editor



Perhaps most folks are not aware of the fact that High Point Mansion is listed as a National Historic Landmark by the U. S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service. It’s somewhat of a quandary that the Hershey interests have never promoted it as such, yet it is one of approximately 2,500 sites in the U. S. to receive […]