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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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The Men and Women of the Hershey Volunteer Fire Company Are Asking You to Support the Capital Campaign for the Expansion of the Fire Station
Current News Nov 25, 2014

The Hershey Volunteer Fire Company Kicks of Their Capital Campaign Chairman of the Board of Supervisors and long-time fire fighter John Foley speaks at the press conference held on November 24th. Press Release

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TNR Program Help to Control the Feral Cat Population
Current News Jun 23, 2014

The Trap/Neuter/Release Program volunteers trap cats to be spayed/neutered, provide vaccines and other medical care and three days of convalescence before returning the cats to their original location.

TNR programs prevent the pregnancies that cause colonies to grow and are …

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