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Dr. Paul Haidet Discusses Unconscious Biases
Current News Oct 16, 2018 Hershey Area All Things Diversity presents Dr. Paul Haidet on November 14 to discuss unconscious bias. Unconscious biases are social sterotypes about certain groups of people that individuals form outside of their own conscious awareness. Paul Haidet is a general… Read more
Design Development for the New Hershey Community Center is Presented
Current News Oct 12, 2018

Kimmel Bogrette Architecture + Site presented the design development drawings for the Hershey Community Center at the October 9, 2018 Board of Supervisors meeting. The Supervisors approved the final design concept.


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Derry Township Police Officers Join Mentoring Movement
Current News Sep 28, 2018

This week, the Derry Township Police Department joined in a partnership with Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Capital Region.

Police officers participating in the “Bigs in Blue” program will spend quality time as mentors to students at Hershey Intermediate …

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Hershey Community Center Capital Campaign Kicks Off with Leadership Support from The Hershey Company
Current News Sep 14, 2018

The new Hershey Community Center is one step closer to reality thanks to The Hershey Company’s generous commitment of $1,000,000.

The pledge was announced by The Hershey Company CEO, Michele Buck, at a special fundraising event, Adult Swim: Last Call, …

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First Session of Hershey All Things Diversity Series Empowers Women and Girls
Current News Sep 17, 2018

“Be Empowered by Those Who Have Been Empowered.”

Hershey All Things Diversity opened the 2018-2019 series to a full house with a message from Sharice Johnson, Senior Division, Student Programs Leader, Milton Hershey School.

Johnson defined what being an empowered …

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Supervisors Adopt Climate Action Resolution
Current News Sep 14, 2018

The Derry Township Board of Supervisors adopted a climate action resolution focusing on climate change and the mitigation of greenhouse gas emissions. The resolution recognizes climate change as one of the most critical sustainability issues threatening long-term human and environmental …

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Preliminary Business Plan for New Hershey Community Center is Presented
Current News Sep 13, 2018 The preliminary business plan for the Hershey Community Center was presented to the Board of Supervisors in a public meeting held on Tuesday, September 25, at the Municipal Building. Ken Ballard of Ballard King Associates presented the plan and answered… Read more
Board of Supervisors Share Letter to Residents Regarding Proposed Community Center
Current News Sep 12, 2018 The following letter was submitted by the Board of Supervisors and published in this week’s Sun newspaper. We are writing to the residents of Derry Township and the readers of this newspaper to provide current and accurate information regarding the… Read more
Halloween Events Scheduled
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The Derry Township Board of Supervisors approved Wednesday, October 31, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. for Trick or Treat.

The 71st Halloween Parade will be held on Tuesday, October 16 at 7:00 p.m.…

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Derry Township to Begin Roadwork on US 422 (Chocolate Avenue) and US 322 (Governor Road)
Current News Sep 06, 2018 Derry Township is embarking on two road projects in the Township starting this fall and continuing into the spring of 2019. The US 422 Streetscape Improvements project will include right turn lanes along US 422 at Ridge and Linden Roads,… Read more
Hershey Community Embraces Educational Sessions on Diversity and Inclusion
Current News Sep 05, 2018 Hershey Area All Things Diversity announces its 2018-19 educational series, which will be presented at five sessions from September through May. This is the third year that the sessions on diversity and inclusion have been organized through a collaborative effort… Read more
Fundraiser Scheduled at Hershey Recreation Center
Current News Aug 15, 2018

The public is invited to attend a special fundraising event inside the empty outdoor pool to help raise money for the new Hershey Community Center.

Adult Swim: Last Call will be held Friday, September 14 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. …

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Hershey All Things Diversity Presents Empowering Women and Girls
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September 12, 2018, 5:30-7:15 p.m., Hershey Story Museum

Sharice Johnson, Senior Division, Student Programs Leader at Milton Hershey School, and creator of Girls Grace, will talk about how the Girls Grace Event helps girls build character and confidence to pursue …

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Tibetan Monks to Create a Sand Mandala at the Hershey Public Library
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The Hershey Public Library and Hershey All Things Diversity are sponsoring a Sand Mandala program.

Stop by the library on Wednesday, August 22 through Friday, August 24 to see the Monks of the Deprung Gomang Monastery at work.

Sand Mandala …

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Board Reviews Multi-Year Budget Projections
Current News Jun 19, 2018 PFM Financial Advisors LLC was consulted to provide budget projections to help to guide the Township in decisions for future project planning. The link below provides the multi-year financial projections presentation.  Assumptions that were made to provide the projections are… Read more
Manager Negley Announces Retirement
Current News Township Manager James Negley has announced his plan to retire effective November 5, 2018, marking 45 years of service to the Township. Negley was hired in 1974 as a police officer and was promoted to detective in 1976. He rose… Read more
Hershey All Things Diversity Event Shares Perspective of Citizens from Diverse Backgrounds
Current News May 25, 2018

The final Hershey All Things Diversity series for this season featured the personal experiences of people who live and work in Derry Township and come from a variety of diverse backgrounds.

The panel shared their personal experiences related to homosexuality, …

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Free Little Library Opens at Bullfrog Valley Park
Current News May 23, 2018

Have a book that you are ready to part with, or looking for a book?

Stop by the new Little Free Library at Bullfrog Valley Park. Sponsored by the Friends of Hershey Public Library, the Little Library is located next …

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Township Proceeds to Design Development Phase for New Hershey Community Center
Current News May 09, 2018

The schematic design for the new Hershey Community Center was presented at the May 8, 2018 Board of Supervisors meeting. The Board will proceed to the Design Development phase while continuing to explore funding opportunities.

Schematic Design

Schematic Slide Show

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Trees Planted as Stream Buffer
Current News Apr 27, 2018

Volunteers planted 200 trees in Derry Township on Wednesday in support of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation’s Keystone 10 Million Tree Partnership.

The trees were planted at the Evangelical Free Church of Hershey located at 330 Hilltop Road. The Derry Township …

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