2015-06-04

“San Andreas”



            “San Andreas” may not be a great movie by normal standards, but it is the best “San Andreas” it can be. Its goal is to be the epitome of disaster movie schlock and oh how that goal has been achieved. If you like crumbling rock, rushing water, plummeting extras, impossible rescues, and laughable dialogue that’s only intentionally funny about […]

‘We Belonged There’



The Lower Dauphin softball team gets the traditional fire truck ride in Hummelstown after beating Daniel Boone for the District 3-AAAA championship. For more on LD’s run in the postseason, see Page 12. Photo: Danette Bartholomew. Subscription Required! You must be an active subscriber to access this content! Please Login below or Subscribe!

No More Band-Aids

Old Hand, New chair

John Graybill was appointed as an interim supervisor at the May 27 meeting of the Conewago Township supervisors. He replaces Joel Buckley, who resigned May 20 after losing in the primary to Mimi Legro. She is unopposed in the fall election. After being sworn in, Graybill took a seat at the table, where he has sat as a supervisor for […]

Bands And Beer?

Music on chocolate

Music on Chocolate, an event scheduled for the third Friday of each month this summer, may soon be starting a little later and adding some adult beverages. Several dozen people attended the first Music on Chocolate event May 15 at the event tent near the Hershey post office. That inaugural show began at 6 p.m. During the May 28 Downtown […]

Without Warning



With no official watches or warnings posted until after the storms hit, many were surprised by the ferocity of a series of storms that rolled through southern Sun Country on Sunday evening, May 31. In Conewago Township, hailstones covered the ground like snow. In North Londonderry Township, at least a dozen units responded during the downpour as winds snapped a […]

Letters to the Editor



First up, John Dunn with a suggestion for our next Memorial Day … Each year our community celebrates Memorial Day by remembering those who served and those who gave the ultimate sacrifice in preserving and perpetuating our country’s freedom. The Milton Hersey School celebrates this holiday by having current students wearing tee-shirts that identify every student from the school who […]

Castaway Critter of the Week



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The Hershey Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star presented a $500 scholarship check to Ashlie Bedford, a 2015 Hershey High School graduate, May 28. Pictured, from left, are Louise Swartzbaugh, Ashlie’s grandmother, Melody Bedford, Ashlie’s mother; Ashlie Bedford and Tiffany Bates, Hershey OES Worthy Matron. Subscription Required! You must be an active subscriber to access this content! Please […]

From Where I Sit



I believe it was Thomas Wolfe, the author, who once said, “You can’t go home again.” At least, in some small way I was able to prove him wrong last weekend. On Saturday, May 30, Rosemary and I traveled up Route 322 to State College for the 50th anniversary reunion of the WPSX-WPSU-TV staff members. Will admit right up front, […]

The Bryce Question



Graduating from high school this week? Congratulations! Now, let me tell you the dirty, little secret about your amazing, awful, life-changing, unforgettable high school experience. No one cares. No one cares about your grades, your sports, your prom or the fact that you were vice-president of the Latin honor society. No. One. Cares. Well, OK, your mom cares. Which could […]