2015-09-17

“The Perfect Guy” and “The Visit”



            This past weekend brought two high-profile new releases. They both made roughly the same amount of money (about $26 million), so I’ve decided to take a look at both of them. “The Perfect Guy”            “The Perfect Guy” follows Leah (Sanaa Lathan) as she breaks up with her non-committing boyfriend (Morris Chestnut) and starts dating dashing stranger Carter (Michael Ealy). […]

Match Light?



Firefighters struggled against flames, smoke and late summer heat to halt this house fire on North Geyers Church Road in Londonderry Township on Tuesday afternoon, Sept. 15. An unconfirmed report suggests the blaze was touched off by an improperly extinguished match. For more Police News, see Page 4. Photos: Hevel Photos (above), Alison Smith (right). Subscription Required! You must be […]

Charges Filed in Crash

A Year Later

Police have filed charges against a 23-year-old man they say was driving under the influence of alcohol and marijuana in a June 8, 2014, crash in East Hanover Township that killed Brandon “Buzz” Faust. Josh K. Miller of Dallas Drive, Grantville, faces numerous charges, including homicide by vehicle while driving under the influence and aggravated assault by vehicle while driving […]

Pipeline Proceeds

‘Actual Cash Compensation’

Sunoco’s Mariner East 2 pipeline project has been moving forward as the company has filed multiple eminent domain actions for the project in recent months, including several in Sun Country. Sunoco filed a “declaration of taking” of land owned by Richard Enders and Elaine Enders in Conewago and Derry townships this summer. In the declaration of taking, Sunoco describes the […]

No Permit, New Deadline

On Route 743

Conewago Township supervisors held a closed-door executive session before the end of their Sept. 9 meeting. When the door reopened, chairman Gary Painter said the board came to a final decision regarding Historic Acres of Hershey and its new event building. Reading from a prepared statement, Painter said the board does not support giving the firm a special events permit […]

Letters to the Editor



In last week’s issue, we told you about an airplane that struck the roof of a car while landing at Reigle Airport. A flyer offers some insight … On the photo you used for your car vs. plane article one can plainly see the “offset Threshold” just before the number 31 on the runway. All landing aircraft must land beyond […]

Yard Work



We walked. That’s all we did. It wasn’t even a long walk, just a stroll around City Island. And we weren’t carrying anything important, except the occasional baby. But still, a crowd of several hundred people turned out on a sunny Sunday afternoon to walk and raise money for the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America. Why was I there? […]

From Where I Sit



His name is Warren L. Fox, although all of us have known him for most of his life as “Bucky,” a moniker his dad stuck him with when he was a kid. He wasn’t from around here, in fact spent most of his life in Clearfield, which will also always be my hometown as regular readers of this column have […]

Castaway Critter of the Week



Is your cat lonely? Are you getting strange emails from matchcat.com? Do you find your cat perusing the Pets section of Craigslist? If so, Isabeau may be just the feline companion your cat’s been longing for because Isabeau is a “cat’s cat!” Isabeau is a gorgeous Siamese who was rescued from a hoarding situation in Harrisburg where she was living […]

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