2017-05-04

“How to Be a Latin Lover”



            For the second week in a row, I’m surprised by which movie I’m reviewing. The social media thriller “The Circle” was supposed to be the biggest hit among new releases at the weekend box office. That film boasted big stars in Emma Watson and Tom Hanks and a release on over 3,000 screens. But not only did the film […]

Dead Record



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‘Watch Your Back’

Campaign Threats

Editor’s Note: This story includes quotes which contain obscenities. Proceed accordingly. By Charles Huth The Derry Township race for township supervisor took an odd turn May 1 with allegations of commercial, political and physical threats. “It’s disgraceful,” Supervisor Chairman John Foley told The Sun. Foley, who is running against Derry Township School Board member Julie Neal in the Republican primary, […]

New Bridge To Open



Hummelstown to SHT Finally. The ceremonial opening of the new Duke Street Bridge was scheduled for Wednesday, May 3, 1 p.m. That’s just minutes after this issue of The Sun went to press … and more than three years after the old bridge was closed. The new bridge will officially open to traffic on May 4, according Dauphin County Press […]

Fish Feces Fix Found



Palmyra’s ‘Amazing Kids’ Two seventh-grade boys clamored around on chairs, positioning hoses and green buckets. One was busily scooping fish out of a Palmyra Middle School classroom aquarium, the other preparing to clean the gravel on the bottom of the tank. The two, Nick Early and Austin Pease, are part of a crew of Trout Kids who regularly clean the […]

Crayola



I have an odd relationship with the race issue. Actually, that’s not right. I have no relationship with the race issue. I grew up in Lewistown in the 1960s. There were no black people in my neighborhood. There were no black kids in my class. I’m told there was a black family on the west side of town, but I […]

Letters to the Editor



I am neither a resident of Hummelstown burrough or Derry Township but I do receive my mail from the Hummelstown PO and live off Grandview Ave. I speak as a concerned resident who has been following the various accounts of the proposed M & H increase in service to the Hummelstown area. I have learned that in the past like […]

Trump Rally



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From Where I Sit



Lost my friend Fred McKillop of Hershey this past Feb. 6 to cancer after a valiant yearlong battle. Fred and I are both journalists in a way, we just took different paths … me a newspaper editor and Fred a lobbyist. His was an interesting path and one he certainly didn’t start out on. After getting a bachelor’s degree from […]

Castaway Critter of the Week



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