2019-10-24 E-Edition

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Keeping Us Safe

Sonar Technician 2nd Class Brian Hamilton from Hershey participates in visit, board, search and seizure training aboard missile destroyer USS Millius, which is conducting operations in the Indo-Pacific region. For an update on another Sun Country serviceman, see Defenders of the Light on Page 6. Photo: U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Taylor Dimartino. Subscription Required! You […]

Adults On Board

As Washington sinks deeper every day into a pit of partisan immaturity, four thoughtful adults somehow appeared at Hershey Country Club on Oct. 17 to advance their campaigns for Derry Township supervisor. The event – hosted by CARS (Citizens Advocating for Responsible Spending) and The Sun – attracted a crowd of nearly 100 people, and they heard nary a word […]

She Paints With Her Eyes

It was chilly outside but bright morning sun streamed through the wide windows of Splat Family Art Studio, 1669 Derry Road, Hershey. A young woman with long blond hair sat silently in front of a computer screen, eyes fixated on the screen while her flaccid hands lay in her lap, fingers continually but purposelessly moving, wringing and grasping. Thanks to […]

Here’s a Tip

I recognize the subject of tipping can be a sensitive one for some. Those who rely on tips to make their living, or at least part of their living, tend to be in favor of leaving larger tips and tipping folks who may generally not receive tips … like an auto mechanic. This subject came up the other day while […]

Letters to the Editor

The 8th Annual Feed the Need, an evening of Food and Wine will take place on Sunday, November 17, 2019 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Hershey Country Club. Feed the Need is the primary fundraiser for the Hershey Food Bank and Community Outreach, Inc. Funds raised from this event are used to help volunteers procure, stock, and […]

From Where I Sit

The one thing about the Hershey area in recent years is that nothing stays the same. That couldn’t be more true to the point than the recent press release from Hershey Entertainment & Resorts about what will be the latest expansion of the Hersheypark footprint with what is termed Chocolatetown. We had a pretty definite idea something was coming with […]

Notes From The Mayor

Every now and then it’s good to take a break from our usual activities, pause and reflect. I had the opportunity to do just that with last Sunday’s rain. I still went walking but not with the golf clubs. I took my usual walking route through town with the full idea of stopping at Chick’s to support the Team Bottiglia […]


Editor’s Note: You asked for it, you got it. Back by popular demand, for a limited time, is the 50 Years Ago column – Excerpts from The Sun, 50 years ago. A shout out to our Lower Dauphin intern Lizzie Sharp, who put a lot of time and effort into researching and composing this column. Enjoy! The Lower Dauphin Falcons […]

Castaway Critter of the Week

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