2016-10-20

Obit For an Idea



Med Center/Pinnacle, 2013-2016 In business, there are no obituaries for ideas when they die. Just Friday afternoon press releases. Late Friday afternoon, Oct. 14, the Med Center and PinnacleHealth released a joint statement announcing the end of their effort to merge. That effort was revealed by The Sun on Nov. 26, 2013, and it was formally launched with a “letter […]

Monorail Moving



Opened in 1969 The Hersheypark monorail is about to be moved. A spokesman for Hershey Entertainment & Resorts Company confirmed to The Sun the monorail will be “slightly relocated.” “The Hershey Company has requested that Hershey Entertainment & Resorts Company (HE&R) relocate a small section of the monorail track that currently passes over the main entrance of The Hershey Company’s […]

Hyper For Kyper



In Sun country And beyond With Election Day in the United States looming a month away, a relative political darkhorse has come out of Sun Country entering the mix for voters who are still on the fence. On Friday, Oct. 14, Lower Dauphin High School teacher and Palmyra resident Geoffrey Kyper officially announced his candidacy for President of the United […]

Rescued Kittens



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Letters to the Editor



In regard to your October 13th Editorial, “The Show”, I find it remarkable that you are somehow unable to ascertain where the two major party candidates for President of the United States stand on the issues. You could start by visiting each candidate’s web site where you will find their positions on more than 40 issues ranging from the Economy […]

Ask The Editor



In this week’s exciting episode, I take your questions about everything from athletes to zoo animals and everything in between, except politics … Q: Really, you’re not going to talk about politics? A: Not even if I come under sniper fire. Q: Cut that out. A: Sorry. Q: When is trick-or-treat night? A: This, believe it or not, is the […]

That’s Life

A Special Normal

Pretty much everything looks big and scary when you’re only 35 pounds, three feet tall and not feeling well. Things get even bigger and scarier when you have to lie perfectly still on a cold, strange, massive machine that’s supposed to take pictures of your insides. Yeah, right. Keeping a toddler still for anything besides sleep is almost unimaginable; trying […]

From Where I Sit



The 250th anniversary of the Amish Stoltzfus Family landing in Philadelphia took place just this past Tuesday, Oct. 18. They eventually settled in the Wyomissing area of Berks County where Nicholas Stoltzfus lived until his death in 1774 in the stone house on Tulpehocken Road. What does that have to do with Hershey? Fast forward to the period of the […]

Castaway Critter of the Week



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Answering The Call



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