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 …Read more
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 …Read more
Current News Members of the community are invited to attend a public meeting on Wednesday, February 22 to view plans and learn about the replacement of the Laudermilch Road (SR 2012) bridge, which spans the Norfolk Southern Railroad. Construction work is scheduled… Read more
Current News Feb 03, 2017
The Board of Supervisors will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, February 28, at 5:30 p.m., 600 Clearwater Road, for the proposed Zoning Ordinance. Anyone wishing to provide written comments in advance of the hearing are invited to forward …Read more
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 …Read more
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 …Read more
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 …Read more
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 …Read more
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, …Read more
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 …Read more
Current News Oct 14, 2016
The Park Avenue bridge over Spring Creek will be closed on Monday, October 24 to relocate utilities in preparation of the bridge replacement in January. The bridge should be reopened to traffic by Thanksgiving.
Park Avenue, Route 743, located near …Read more
Current News Aug 18, 2016
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection reports that there have not been any cases of Zika transmitted locally in Pennsylvania, and no mosquitoes have tested positive for the virus.
Twenty-six counties in Pennsylvania have active surveillance sites for albopictus mosquitoes, …Read more
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 …Read more
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 …Read more
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 …Read more
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 …Read more
Current News Jun 29, 2016
The following is an update on projects occurring throughout the Township. Thank you for your patience while these important road improvements are made.
Park Avenue Bridge
The Park Avenue bridge over Spring Creek will be closed on Monday, October 24 …Read more
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 …Read more
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 …Read more