“Kingsman: The Golden Circle”

            When we last left Eggsy (Taron Egerton), he had completed his transformation into a Kingsman; going from aimless slacker to dashing British secret agent. He had saved the world, avenged his murdered mentor Harry (Colin Firth), and even gotten a girl, granted not his likeable fellow agent Roxy (Sophie Cookson) but the Swedish princess Tilde (Hanna Alström). He’s still […]

Six Chains Coming

‘Hersheypark South’ The Hershey Towne Square development is coming together with a number of restaurants, including Jersey Mike’s, Pie Five Pizza, Primanti Bros., Tropical Smoothie Cafe, and Starbucks among anticipated tenants. In addition to the restaurants, the site, located on the 100 block of West Chocolate Avenue, will also include a home for the Hershey Post Office and Great Clips. […]

‘A Trip Around The World’

From Here to ‘CBI’ Editor’s Note: This is the latest in our occasional series of stories on war veterans from Sun Country. Watch for more. Chester Franklin Shuey recently celebrated his 100th birthday. When asked to list historical events in his lifetime he considered most impressive, his response was simple – World War II. A Hummelstown native and 1935 graduate […]

Are You A Candidate?

Here’s a special note for anyone who has filed to run for township supervisor, borough council, mayor or school board in our coverage area … If you send us a text (and photo) announcing your candidacy, The Sun will run it unedited and free of charge. Just keep it under 300 words and send it to news@thesunontheweb.com. The deadline is […]


I had an editorial all ready to go into this week’s issue. And then it happened. The Donald opened his mouth about the NFL. And I haven’t been able to get anything done today without someone asking what I was going to write about Donald Trump, Colin Kaepernick, Alejandro Villanueva, et al. Sigh. OK, here we go … Aside from […]

Letters to the Editor

There’s no time to waste! Let’s jump right into the mailbag … I’m confused about your letter policy. You instruct people to “Keep it local”. Yet your editorials are not particularly “local”. For example, the recent piece about climate change and the piece about Jemele Hill and Donald Trump. Not to mention the many jabs at Barack Obama in the […]

That’s Life

‘A Little Bit Tighter’

Just seven months after she traveled cross country to start the job of her dreams, Sarah Black faced a terrifying, dark menace that threatened to derail her new adventure. His name was Harvey and he was one nasty, nasty dude. Hurricane Harvey slammed into Houston in late August, giving the Lower Dauphin grad a dramatic real-world glimpse into life before, […]

Castaway Critter of the Week

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Elizabethtown THEN & NOW

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Police Blotter

DERRY TOWNSHIP MARIJUANA CHARGE Police charged 27-year-old Joshua C. Montchal of Clark Road with possession of a small amount of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, littering and driving with an expired inspection. Montchal was charged following a traffic stop near the intersection of West Governor Road and Elm Avenue on Sept. 13. RETAIL THEFT Police charged 34-year-old David J. Mayberry […]