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

Join Derry Township’s Department of Parks and Recreation on Saturday, April 1st for the grand opening of the Shank Park Disc Golf Course. The event will begin at 10:00 a.m. with a brief opening ceremony, followed by free instruction by …

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The Easter Bunny is Coming to Shank Park
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The 33rd Annual Easter Egg Hunt will be held on Saturday, April 8 from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. at Shank Park, Bullfrog Valley Road. The event will be held rain or shine.…

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Work Begins at the Intersection of Hersheypark Drive and Walton Avenue
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There will be lane closures for approximately four weeks beginning Monday, April 3rd at the intersection of Hersheypark Drive and Walton Avenue. The work is part of an improvement plan to enhance traffic flow and new pedestrian enhancements.…

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Notice of Change of Date for March 14 Derry Township Board of Supervisors Meeting and Intent to Consider and Adopt Ordinances
Current News Mar 13, 2017

Notice is hereby given that due to forecasts of inclement weather, all considerations and actions originally scheduled to be considered by the Derry Township Board of Supervisors, Dauphin County, PA, on March 14, 2017, will now be considered at the …

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Shred-It Event – Saturday, April 8th, 8 to 11
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If you have documents that you no longer need that contain personal information, bring them to the Shred-It Event to be safely disposed of. Items will be collected at the Public Works Facility, 650 Clearwater Road. The event is for …

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Swatara Creek Bridge on Rt 39 to Close March 28-31 (Updated 3-10-17)
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Penn DOT has announced that the Swatara Creek Bridge on Hershey Road (Route 39) will be closed daily on Monday, March 21st through Friday, March 24th. The temporary daily road closure will begin at 7:00 a.m. and end at 4:00 …

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Disc Golf Course to Open April 1st
Current News Feb 24, 2017

An official opening has been scheduled for April 1st for an 18-Hole disc golf course 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, …

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Laudermilch Road Bridge to be Replaced in 2018
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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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Park Avenue Bridge to Close Sunday, February 19th
Current News Feb 17, 2017

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) has announced that the Park Avenue bridge that carries Route 743 over Spring Creek between Hersheypark and ZooAmerica will close for reconstruction of the bridge. The roadway is anticipated to be closed for up …

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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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Updated Draft Zoning Regulations Are Available For Viewing and Comment
Current News Jan 06, 2017

The proposed Zoning Ordinance was released on December 22, 2016 in two versions.  The version titled “2016 Zoning Ordinance 12-22-16 release” represents the completed work to date and is considered to be the official document under consideration.  The version titled …

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Derry Township Supervisors Hold Reorganization Meeting
Current News Jan 03, 2017

The 2017 Board of Supervisors meeting was held on January 3, 2017. Supervisor John Foley will serve as the chairman of the board and Susan Cort is the vice-chairwoman. Justin Engle remains the secretary.

The following appointments were made to …

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Supervisors Set Meeting Schedule for 2017
Current News Nov 23, 2016

The Supervisors adopted Resolution 1488, establishing the meeting dates for 2017 at their November 22nd meeting. The Board will meet on the following dates at 7:00 p.m. at the Municipal building, 600 Clearwater Road, Hershey:

January 3, 2017**     July 11, …

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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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Sergeant Steven Beard is Recognized for Receiving Advanced Certification in Emergency Incident Management
Current News Jul 29, 2016

Sergeant Steven Beard has worked diligently to complete 300 hours of training to meet the requirements to receive the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Local Municipal Professional Certification.

He was appointed deputy coordinator for the Derry Township Emergency Management Agency (EMA) in …

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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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Excitement Builds for the New Cocoa Castle Playground
Current News Jul 13, 2016

Despite the fact that the equipment in Cocoa Castle is beyond its expected life span and some of the equipment has been removed, high activity continues at this children’s hot spot. The new equipment is scheduled to be installed this …

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