H’town Man Gets to Battle
Unable to Serve
From an early age, current Hummelstown resident Mike Diffendall dreamed of serving his country. Shortly after graduating from Hershey High School in 1994, he wanted to join the military. Unfortunately, a medical condition kept him out.
“I tried every branch, and every branch said they couldn’t take me,” recalls 41-year-old Diffendall. Full Story
M&H Gets Grant
As the Middletown and Hummelstown Railroad pursues a relocation of its interchange from Middletown to Hummelstown, the railroad got some good news Monday, April 24 … at least in terms of funding its proposed move. Full Story
Tristia Bauman Weds Christopher Demers
Christopher J. Demers, son of Dr. and Mrs. Laurence M. Demers from Hummelstown, was recently married in Saratoga, Calif., to Tristia Bauman from Seattle, Wash. Full Story
Sunday, May 14, is Mother’s Day, and The Sun wants to celebrate moms of every kind by running photos of them in an upcoming issue. This beautiful mom is Milissa Berstler with her son, Maddox James. Send your photos by Monday, May 5, to email@example.com or drop them off at The Sun office in Hummelstown (18 E. Main St.) or Elizabethtown (1 S. Full Story
The book of Ecclesiastes is King Solomon’s, chapter 1:1. A key phrase in this book is: “Vanity of vanities.” Vanity happens to those who try to be happy while being a stranger to God. “Under the sun” is a phrase used in chapters 1, 2, 6, 8, 9, 10. Full Story
Make it 13.
The Palmyra boys’ lacrosse team kept its perfect season intact with an 8-7 overtime thriller win over one of the top dogs in District 3, Cumberland Valley, on Tuesday, April 25.
The win took Palmyra to 13-0 on the season and kept it comfortably ahead of Hershey (8-2) in the top spot in the District 3-AA power rankings. Full Story
From England to The Nook
Sun Country Athletes Represent
Most college kids would prefer to spend their spring breaks at a distant locale in close proximity to a beach. Somewhere like the Bahamas, Florida or maybe Mexico.
Lower Dauphin alums Gini Bramley of Penn State and Abby Julius of Liberty and Hershey grad Jenny Rizzo of Penn State chose to go on an all-expense paid trip abroad. Full Story
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