Sign Up for Park Pride Day
Current News May 15, 2017

Show your park pride on June 3 from 9:00 to 12:00 p.m. at Shank Park, Bullfrog Valley Road.

The morning will include some fun, family-friendly community service as some work is done to clean up the park. This is a …

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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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Park Boulevard Relocation Project Improves Infrastructure
Current News Nov 03, 2016

Local, County, and State officials gathered with local stakeholders for a ribbon-cutting ceremony on November 2, 2016 to celebrate the successful completion of the Park Boulevard relocation project.

The project included replacing a 60-year old, structurally deficient bridge, and relocating …

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Phone Scam Warning
Current News Oct 21, 2016

The Derry Township Police Department has received information of a possible phone solicitation scam taking place in which the caller is disguising the origin of the phone call to appear as though the “Township of Derry” is the caller. The …

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New Positive Reinforcement Program Has Derry Township Police Issuing Gift Tickets
Current News Jul 27, 2016

Adolescents in Derry Township will be rewarded by the Derry Township Police Department when they are observed doing the right thing around the community. Officer Andrew Herr recommended the program to Chief Garth Warner. He said, “The goal of this …

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Electronics Are No Longer Accepted at the Recycling Center
Current News Jul 11, 2016

The Derry Township Recycling Center will no longer accept electronics due to an inability to  dispose of these items.

 The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has advised that electronic waste can be taken to the Dauphin County Recycle Center located …

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Derry Township Receives Grant Award for New Tub Grinder
Current News Jun 24, 2016

Notification was received yesterday from the Department of Environmental Protection that Derry Township was awarded a $240,345 grant that was applied for to replace the tub grinder at the Recycling Center. The new tub grinder replaces a 22-year old grinder …

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PPL Electric Power Line Upgrade Planned in Southpoint
Current News Apr 13, 2016

Residents that live near the PPL power line near Carter Cove have been notified that PPL plans to replace and upgrade the power line to bring the line up to current standards. The preliminary work surveying the right-of-way and taking …

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New Aquatic Center May Come to Derry Township
Current News Feb 12, 2016

Plans May Provide Additional Recreation and Wellness Opportunities for the Community

The Derry Township Industrial Commercial Development Authority (ICDA) and the Township Parks and Recreation Department are working with a Lancaster developer to explore the possibility of having an aquatic …

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Supervisors Adopt Comprehensive Plan
Current News Feb 05, 2016

The Board of Supervisors adopted a resolution implementing the 2015 Comprehensive Plan at their January 26 meeting. The Plan provides strategic direction for the future development of Derry Township. It is the culmination of a long, collaborative planning process that …

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Do You Have a Stray Cat in Your Neighborhood?
Current News May 20, 2015

The next trap, neuter and release week for the Community Cats Program is June 24.  If you have a stray cat in your neighborhood, please call the “catline” at 717-592-8087.…

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