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Drive In Movie Postponed Until 6/22
Current News Jun 01, 2018

Due to the threat of severe weather, the Drive In Movie at Shank Park was canceled and rescheduled for Friday, June 22 (Rain Date: June 23).

The movie, The Sandlot, is free and will begin at dusk at Shank Park, …

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Hershey Recreation Center Outdoor Swimming Pool Has Reopened
Current News May 29, 2018

Repairs have been completed on the outdoor pool at the Hershey Recreation Center and the normal operational hours will resume. Thank you for your understanding and patience during the repairs.

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Plans for Safety Improvements to S.R. 0322 Will Be On Display June 1 through June 15
Current News May 25, 2018

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is in the preliminary design stage for highway safety improvements to a portion of the limited access US-322 corridor in Derry Township between the Route US-322/US-422/PA Route 39 Hershey/Hersheypark Drive interchange and the partial split …

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Hershey All Things Diversity Event Shares Perspective of Citizens from Diverse Backgrounds
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The final Hershey All Things Diversity series for this season featured the personal experiences of people who live and work in Derry Township and come from a variety of diverse backgrounds.

The panel shared their personal experiences related to homosexuality, …

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Free Little Library Opens at Bullfrog Valley Park
Current News May 23, 2018

Have a book that you are ready to part with, or looking for a book?

Stop by the new Little Free Library at Bullfrog Valley Park. Sponsored by the Friends of Hershey Public Library, the Little Library is located next …

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Township Proceeds to Design Development Phase for New Hershey Community Center
Current News May 09, 2018

The schematic design for the new Hershey Community Center was presented at the May 8, 2018 Board of Supervisors meeting. The Board will proceed to the Design Development phase while continuing to explore funding opportunities.

Schematic Design

Schematic Slide Show

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Trees Planted as Stream Buffer
Current News Apr 27, 2018

Volunteers planted 200 trees in Derry Township on Wednesday in support of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation’s Keystone 10 Million Tree Partnership.

The trees were planted at the Evangelical Free Church of Hershey located at 330 Hilltop Road. The Derry Township …

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Yard Waste Collection
Current News Mar 19, 2018

Waste Management will begin Yard Waste Collection the week of April 30 through May 4 and will continue through October. Yard waste is collected on the same day that your trash is collected. If a holiday occurs before or on …

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Roadwork to Begin On 2-Mile Section of U.S. 422
Current News The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced that its contractor, New Enterprise Stone & Lime Co., Inc., will begin work today on repairs and resurfacing of a 2-mile section of U.S. 422 in Derry Township. The project is from Ceylon… Read more
Hershey All Things Diversity Sessions Open Dialogue to Foster an Inclusive Community Culture
Current News Feb 13, 2018 Hershey is already the sweetest place on earth, but it can be even sweeter if we create an environment that is free of discrimination where everyone feels equal and welcome. The Hershey All Things Diversity Community Sessions offer members of… Read more
Tony Award Winning Writer/Producer Joan Rater Shares Her Personal Story on Accepting Transgender
Current News Jan 29, 2018

There’s no doubt that Joan Rater is a creative and talented writer as evidenced from the ratings for Grey’s Anatomy, a television drama that she co-wrote for 10 seasons. Her witty personality, craftiness with words, and love for her child, …

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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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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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