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PPL Hosts Open House on Hershey Line Rebuild
Current News Feb 06, 2019

PPL will hold an open house on Wednesday, February 13 from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the Derry Township Municipal Building, 600 Clearwater Road.

Residents are encouraged to attend to receive information on the project and to ask questions.  The …

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Derry Township Supervisors Hold Reorganization Meeting
Current News Jan 07, 2019

The reorganization meeting of the Township of Derry Board of Supervisors was held on Monday, January 7, 2019 at the Derry Township Municipal Building.

Supervisor Susan Cort was named chairwoman, Justin Engle will service as vice-chairman, and Supervisor Richard Zmuda …

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Christmas Tree Collection
Current News Dec 28, 2018

Christmas trees will be collected by the Public Works Department January 2 through January 18, weather permitting. The collection schedule will be the same as the fall leaf collection schedule.

Collection Schedule

Trees should be placed at the location where …

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Derry Township Supervisors Move to Next Phase of Plans for Community Center
Current News Oct 18, 2018

The Derry Township Board of Supervisors voted to proceed to the Construction Documents and Bidding Services Phase of the proposed Community Center Project following a presentation on the design development drawings and the project budget at its meeting on Tuesday, …

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Derry Township’s Capital Budget Requires Tax Increase to Meet Current and Future Needs
Current News Dec 18, 2018

The Derry Township Board of Supervisors adopted the 2019 budget on Tuesday, December 18, 2018, which included a 0.30 mill real estate tax increase to support the Township’s capital projects and equipment needs.

The increase will generate an additional $621,995 …

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Hershey All Things Diversity Series to Present “Addressing Micro-Inequities and Micro-Aggressions”
Current News Dec 07, 2018

Dr. Ali Michael will be the presenter on the topic of micro-aggressions at the January 23 Hershey All Things Diversity session.

Ali Michael, Ph.D., is the co-founder and director of the Race Institute for K-12 Educators, and the author of …

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Dr. Paul Haidet Helps Hershey Honestly Explore Internal Unconscious Bias
Current News Nov 15, 2018

Dr. Paul Haidet was the presenter of a thought-provoking interactive audience exchange on unconscious bias; the social stereotypes that we may hold about certain groups of people that we may not be aware of, at the second event of the …

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Derry Township Appoints New Township Manager
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The Township of Derry Board of Supervisors voted unanimously at their November 13, 2018 meeting to appoint Christopher Christman as the Township Manager to begin on November 26, 2018. Christman will fill the position that became vacant with the retirement …

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Leader Family Commits Support of New Community Center by Naming Senior Center
Current News Nov 13, 2018

The Leader family today announced it will pledge $400,000 to name the senior center in the new Hershey Community Center in memory of their parents, the late Governor George M. and Mary Jane Leader.

“We are delighted to pay tribute …

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Township Manager James Negley Retires
Current News Nov 07, 2018

James Negley has retired ending a 44 year career with Derry Township. An event was held in Jim’s honor on his last day, November 5. Friends and colleagues gathered to wish him well and to thank him for his support …

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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.


Click here to view the presentation.…

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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