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Maintenance Occurs on Bullfrog Valley Pond
Current News Apr 10, 2018

Maintenance work on Bullfrog Valley Pond has begun and will continue through the week of April 16. The water level has been lowered in order for the crews to remove the large silt island that has formed at the mouth …

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Yard Waste Collection
Current News Mar 19, 2018

Waste Management will begin Yard Waste Collection the week of April 30 through May 4 and will continue through October. Yard waste is collected on the same day that your trash is collected. If a holiday occurs before or on …

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Roadwork to Begin On 2-Mile Section of U.S. 422
Current News The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced that its contractor, New Enterprise Stone & Lime Co., Inc., will begin work today on repairs and resurfacing of a 2-mile section of U.S. 422 in Derry Township. The project is from Ceylon… Read more
Learn More About the Hershey Community Center Project
Current News Mar 12, 2018

The current Hershey Recreation Center has served our community well since 1963. Now, it’s time for us to build a new center to meet the needs of our residents for the next few decades to come.

Plans are underway for …

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Hershey All Things Diversity Sessions Open Dialogue to Foster an Inclusive Community Culture
Current News Feb 13, 2018 Hershey is already the sweetest place on earth, but it can be even sweeter if we create an environment that is free of discrimination where everyone feels equal and welcome. The Hershey All Things Diversity Community Sessions offer members of… Read more
Tony Award Winning Writer/Producer Joan Rater Shares Her Personal Story on Accepting Transgender
Current News Jan 29, 2018

There’s no doubt that Joan Rater is a creative and talented writer as evidenced from the ratings for Grey’s Anatomy, a television drama that she co-wrote for 10 seasons. Her witty personality, craftiness with words, and love for her child, …

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Supervisors Hold 2018 Reorganization Meeting
Current News Jan 03, 2018

The Reorganization meeting of the Board of Supervisors was held on Tuesday, January 2, 2018. Newly elected Supervisor Richard Zmuda was administered the Oath of Office by Dauphin County Court of Common Pleas Judge William Tully.

Supervisor Marc Moyer will …

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Important Notice on Property Tax Payments
Current News Dec 28, 2017

Prepayment of 2018 property taxes will not be accepted. Prepayment of property taxes is prohibited by the Local Tax Collection Act.  Tax Collectors are not permitted to accept real estate taxes before the tax duplicate has been issued. The duplicate …

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Operational Analysis of Proposed Hershey Community Center is Presented
Current News Oct 17, 2017

The Derry Township Board of Supervisors held a public meeting on Monday, October 16, 2017 to review the Operational Cost Analysis completed by Ballard King Associates, Inc., on the proposed community center. The project includes a new facility with a …

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Creating a Safe and Inclusive Community By Preventing Bullying
Current News Sep 22, 2017

 

“It is important to establish a culture of inclusion and respect for individual differences”

The first in a series of Hershey All Things Diversity Sessions was presented by Erica Weiler-Timmins, Ph.D., ABPP, Director of Psychological Services and Training at …

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Sinkhole Closes Route 422 in North Londonderry Township
Current News Sep 05, 2017

All lanes of Route 422 in North Londonderry Township, Lebanon County, were closed on Tuesday, September 5, as a safety precaution due to the expansion of a nearby sinkhole that created cracks in the pavement of eastbound Route 422 and …

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August 31st is Overdose Awareness Day in Derry Township
Current News Aug 31, 2017

International Overdose Awareness Day is a global campaign that works towards preventing overdose, reducing the stigma associated with it, and providing support to families and loved ones of overdose victims.

Derry Township Proclamation

Visit www.overdoseday.com for more information on the …

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Derry Township Invites Community to Diversity & Inclusion Events
Current News Jul 24, 2017

The Township of Derry is pleased to invite the community to the Hershey Area All Things Diversity Sessions for 2017-2018. The educational sessions are organized by the Township, Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, The Hershey Company and …

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New Parking Option to be Installed Wednesday, August 23rd
Current News Jul 20, 2017

Back-in angled parking will be installed westbound on Chocolate Avenue near 11 East Chocolate Avenue Wednesday night around 10:00 p.m. through Thursday morning. Traffic will be restricted to one lane during this time.

Back-in angled parking offers several benefits to …

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Exelon Provides Important Safety Information to Residents in the Three Mile Island Area
Current News Jul 13, 2017

An Emergency Planning brochure for the Three Mile Island area has been created to provide instructions on what to do prior to and during an emergency. Residents are asked to review the brochure on how to be prepared, emergency supplies, …

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New Facility Proposed in Derry Township to Meet Community Recreational Needs
Current News Jun 28, 2017

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A public meeting was held on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 to present the conceptual layout for an 86,663 sq. ft. community center to replace the Hershey Recreation Center, located at 605 Cocoa Avenue. Derry Township’s Director …

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Township Objects to Proposed Updates to the M&H Railroad
Current News May 02, 2017

The Township of Derry and the Borough of Hummelstown held a joint public information session on Wednesday, May 3, to discuss what is known on the proposed M&H Railroad project and related safety concerns.

M&H Railroad was awarded a state …

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Derry Township Adopts Diversity Resolution
Current News Apr 28, 2017

The Derry Township Board of Supervisors unanimously passed Resolution 1510 – Commitment to Equity and Inclusion at its meeting on Tuesday, April 25.

The resolution recognizes the values of inclusion and equality for all residents and visitors in the Township …

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Derry Named 2017 Winner of Bridge Safety Improvement Program
Current News Apr 25, 2017

Derry Township received an award Monday, April 24 at the 95th Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors (PSATS) Conference held in Hershey for the Park Boulevard Bridge Project. PSATS sponsors the statewide Road and Bridge Safety Improvement Contest each year …

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Park Avenue Bridge is Open
Current News Apr 19, 2017

Park Avenue is open to traffic. Work will resume on unspecified dates in May during daylight hours. Flaggers will be in place in order to facilitate alternating, single lane traffic.

 

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