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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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Christmas Trees Are Being Collected Now Through January 19, 2018
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The Department of Public Works will pick up trees until Friday, January 19, 2018, weather permitting. Trees must be placed at the curb on streets and will not be collected in alleys. Trees can also be dropped off at the …

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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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New Disc Golf Course Opens in Shank Park
Current News Mar 24, 2017

An 18-Hole disc golf course is now open in Shank Park. If you are good at throwing a Frisbee, you’ll enjoy testing your skill in a game of Disc Golf. Similar to golf, but using a Frisbee and baskets, players …

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Laudermilch Road Bridge to be Replaced in 2018
Current News Feb 24, 2017

Plenary Walsh Keystone Partners (PWKP) held an informational meeting this week on plans for the Laudermilch Road Bridge to be replaced as part of PennDOT’s Rapid Bridge Replacement Project. The Laudermilch Road bridge was built in 1917 is deteriorating and …

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Derry Township Community Cats Helps to Control the Outdoor Cat Population
Current News Feb 10, 2017

Kitten season has started early this year due to warmer weather this season, and Derry Township Community Cats invites you to help prevent the birth of unwanted outdoor kittens and improve the health of cats living outdoors by getting cats …

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Downtown Hershey Association Receives Premier Project Award
Current News Jan 19, 2017

The Downtown Hershey Association was recognized by the Dauphin County Commissioners and Dauphin County Planning Commission with a Premier Project Award for the implementation of “Downtown Hershey: A Continued Plan for Revitalization.”

The Premier Project Award is intended “to acknowledge …

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Derry Township Wins Statewide Awards for Communication Efforts
Current News Jan 10, 2017

Derry Township received two awards in the Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisor’s (PSATS) 49th Annual Township Citizen Communication Contest. The annual contest recognizes townships that have successfully communicated news, services, and events to its citizens.

Derry received first place …

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