2021-11-18 E-Edition

Too Cute For Words

The youngest Sun reader ever? Perhaps. Ivy Schmidt, 2, checks out the local headlines in the Sun while visiting her grandparents, Robert and Dianne Jones of Hummelstown.

Next Stop,Title Game

For the third time in four years, the Lower Dauphin field hockey team is headed to the state championship in Whitehall after beating Central York in overtime, Tuesday, Nov. 16. For more on the Falcons’ road to the title game, see Page 14. Photo: Geno Simonetti.

‘We Love The Town’

You may not know his name, but you know his work. You see it every time you pass through the square in Hummelstown. This fall, Hummelstown saw public works director Scott Deal retire after 40 years of service to the borough. Deal started in 1981 with an entry-level role in the public works department, but he’d been with the local […]

‘Good Things’ Coming


For months, the rumor mill has been going at full tilt on the future of the former Bowser Furniture building on the square of Hummelstown. But now, rumors are becoming reality. To start, Square 1762 LLC purchased the property Nov. 1 for $800,000 according to county records. One of the partners of Square 1762, Mike VanGavree, said there are no […]

Fun in The Sun Correction

The Sun printed an error in the caption of a Fun in The Sun photo in the Nov. 4 issue. The caption should have read: Todd Koons took The Sun (and his wife Cristina) to Waihu Trail Ridge in Maui. We apologize for the error.

Sun Country’s Story

After moving from Cincinnati, Ohio to become a reporter for The Sun, you might not think I’d encounter that many differences between Sun Country and one state over. But, in the last four months, this Buckeye-state girl has learned a few things. The first thing I learned: Sun Country and in turn, Pennsylvania, absolutely love their “W’s” and sprinkle that […]

Notes From The Pen

I am pleased to announce that I have made it home and that I am safe, happy and well. So many times we hear horror stories and we don’t possess any personal experience to differentiate between the truth and a fable. So naturally we believe the worst parts of it, only to find out it wasn’t what we originally thought. […]

From Where I Sit

Hate to make this column sound like a continuation of the obituary page, but when a person in our extended community passes who has contributed greatly, I feel they should be remembered. In this case, I’m referring to the passing on Oct. 11 of Dr. Gene L. Cary, a 50-year resident of Hershey and one of the founding faculty at […]

50 Years Ago

From The Sun Nov. 17, 1971: The annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony in Center Square has been scheduled for Friday, November 26th, the day after Thanksgiving. The occasion will be augmented by the Hummelstown / South Hanover area Girl Scouts singing Christmas carols. The Hummelstown Area Historical Society made history of its own Monday night when the first meeting was […]