Smoke Over Sun Country
Fire crews from Elizabethtown responded to this barn fire on Valley View Road in Mount Joy Township on Thursday, Feb. 16. Crews were called to the scene around 4:30 p.m. Full Story
Jackson Faces Federal Charges
Following IRS, FbI Raid
A month after the IRS and FBI raided his home on Elm Avenue in Hershey, a federal grand jury has indicted 57-year-old Michael J. Jackson.
The indictment totals 28 counts of charges that include wire fraud, bankruptcy fraud and aggravated identity theft. Full Story
If an informed citizenry is at the heart of a dynamic democracy, then deliberate misinformation – aka “fake news” – strikes at the heart of democracy.
Derry Township School District is taking steps to protect that heart by educating its students to identify these stories. Full Story
Mike and Brenda Groy of Annville and George and Carol Kennedy of Middletown announce the engagement of their children, Alyssa Abern and Jordan Kennedy. Full Story
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Rozanski of Elizabethtown announce the engagement of their daughter, Dana Nicole, to Karl Benson, son of Ms. Rosemary Benson of Long Valley, N.J., and Mr. and Mrs. James Benson of Hackettstown, N.J. Full Story
On the last day of Abraham Lincoln’s life he said, “With the help of the people we have cleaned up a colossal job. Slavery is abolished. After reconstruction, the next great question will be the abolition of the liquor traffic. Full Story
District 3 boys basketball
The sequel is set, higher stakes and all.
Palmyra and Milton Hershey won their first-round skirmishes in the District 3 5A boys’ basketball tournament on Feb. 20, setting the stage for an eyecatching rematch. Full Story
18 Qualify From Sun Country
When it comes to describing his freshmen, Kemal Pegram has one word.
“Refreshing,” the Lower Dauphin head coach said. “They’re receptive and hard workers, and they don’t know when they’re supposed to be under pressure.” Full Story
Charlotte M. Bingaman
Charlotte M. Taylor Bingaman, 89, of Hummelstown, passed away Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017, in the M. S. Hershey Medical Center.
Born in Locust Gap on Feb. 8, 1928, she was the daughter of the late James Albert and Esther Amanda Kostenbauder Taylor. Full Story
Barbara S. Blough
Barbara Shaffer Blough, 61, of Hummelstown, passed on Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017, at her home.
Born in Hershey on June 4, 1955, she was the daughter of the late Charles R. Shaffer Sr. and Olive Shoemaker Shaffer. Full Story
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