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Road Closure
Current News May 13, 2021

Orchard Road between West Chocolate Avenue and South 1st Street will be closed due to a depression that has formed in the travel portion of Orchard Road.  The closure will remain in effect until crews can excavate, determine the cause …

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Virtual Board of Supervisors Meeting
Current News May 07, 2021

The Derry Township Board of Supervisors recognizes the importance of Gov. Wolf’s Stay-At-Home order during the Covid-19 Pandemic and also acknowledges the need for continuity of government.  For this reason we will be holding the next public Supervisors meeting virtually …

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Derry Township Asks Residents to Sign-up to Receive Local Alerts
Current News May 06, 2021

Residents Can Now Receive Real Time Public Safety Messages Through New System

Derry Township has launched Nixle to implement a new community notification system to provide real-time alerts about localized emergency situations and relevant community advisories.   This new system… Read more
Cocoa Castle Closes Temporarily
Current News Apr 22, 2021

The Cocoa Castle Playground will be temporarily closed due to construction starting on May 3rd. The closure is expected to last several weeks. Please check for updates on the Derry Township Parks & Recreation Facebook page and at derrytownship.org. …

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Virtual General Authority Meeting
Current News Apr 14, 2021

The Derry Township General Authority recognizes the importance of Gov. Wolf’s Stay-At-Home order during the Covid-19 Pandemic and also acknowledges the need for continuity of government.  For this reason we will be holding the next public General Authority meeting virtually …

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Virtual ICDA Meeting
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The Derry Township ICDA recognizes the importance of Gov. Wolf’s Stay-At-Home order during the Covid-19 Pandemic and also acknowledges the need for continuity of government.  For this reason we will be holding the next public ICDA meeting virtually using a …

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Derry Township Parks & Recreation Director Announces Retirement
Current News Apr 09, 2021

After more than 27 years in his position, Derry Township Director of Parks & Recreation Matt Mandia has announced his retirement effective April 30, 2021.

Mandia came to Derry Township in 1994 as Assistant Director of Parks & Recreation and …

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Jonathan Eshenour Memorial Trail – Alternate Parking Options
Current News Mar 10, 2021 In response to several pedestrian and vehicle safety concerns along Bullfrog Valley Road and Wood Road, the following parking alternatives and restrictions will be put into place in the coming days:   No Parking signs and split rail fencing will be… Read more
Waste Management Weather Event
Current News Feb 17, 2021

Due to the anticipated snow event, Waste Management will not be operating on Thursday, February 18, 2021.

At this time our plans are to run our Thursday routes on Friday and Friday routes on Saturday.

If there are any changes …

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Chocolate Avenue and W. Caracas Avenue Pedestrian Access Improvements Project
Current News Feb 10, 2021 HRG, the Township’s Engineer, provided an overview of the Pedestrian Access Improvements Project located along Chocolate Ave. between Valley Rd. and Linden Rd., and at the intersections of W. Caracas Ave. / Valley Rd., W. Caracas Ave. / Ridge Rd.,… Read more
Proposed FY2021 Budget
Current News Nov 18, 2020

The Township of Derry Board of Supervisors held a Budget Hearing on Tuesday, November 17, 2020 at 5:30 p.m., to review the proposed 2021 budget.  A draft of the 2021 budget is on display at the Township of Derry Municipal …

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Budget Hearing
Current News Nov 13, 2020

The Derry Township Board of Supervisors recognizes the importance of Gov. Wolf’s Stay-At-Home order during the Covid-19 Pandemic and also acknowledges the need for continuity of government.  For this reason we will be holding the Budget Hearing virtually using a …

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Derry Township Police Dispatch Transfers to County on November 9th
Current News Nov 06, 2020 Derry Township will transfer radio and Computer Aided Dispatching from the current police dispatch center at the Derry Township Police Department (DTPD) to Dauphin County Department of Public Safety (DCDPS) on Monday, November 9, 2020.   In this new arrangement, all… Read more
Township Schedules Shred-It Event for October 16
Current News Oct 09, 2020

Derry Township invites its residents to bring personal documents that need to be shredded to its next Shred-It event, Friday, October 16 from 9 a.m. to noon in the parking lot of the Hershey Volunteer Fire Department.

Only sensitive documents …

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Resident Notice
Current News Oct 02, 2020

The Township of Derry would like to notify you that we have granted permission to the contractor working on the Community Center project located at 605 Cocoa Avenue to begin work at 5:30 a.m. on Tuesday, October 6, 2020.  This …

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Stop This Invader!
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The spotted lanternfly is an invasive insect from Asia currently found in southeastern Pennsylvania, and sightings have been reported in some neighboring states. 

REPORT spotted lanternfly sightings at extension.psu.edu/spotted-lanternfly.

DESTROY all life stages that you find. Check your car and …

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Hazard Mitigation Plan Survey
Current News Sep 23, 2020

Dauphin County is updating its Hazard Mitigation Plan (HMP). The HMP will analyze the hazards faced by the County and Derry Township, its residents, and businesses, and will identify a strategy for minimizing the vulnerability to these hazards. You can …

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Polling Places Change
Current News Sep 22, 2020

Effective for the November 3rd General Election, the Dauphin County Board of Elections has changed the voting locations for Precincts 1, 3, 10 and 12. The new locations for these Precincts are as follows.

1st Precinct:   Lower Dauphin Field House …

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Virtual ICDA Meeting
Current News Sep 17, 2020

The ICDA Board recognizes the importance of Gov. Wolf’s Stay-At-Home order during the Covid-19 Pandemic and also acknowledges the need for continuity of government.  For this reason we will be holding the next public ICDA meeting virtually using a Zoom …

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Derry Township Moves to Transfer Emergency Dispatch Services to County
Current News Aug 25, 2020

The Derry Township Board of Supervisors voted unanimously at its August 25, 2020 meeting to authorize the Township Manager to officially explore transfer of police dispatch services to Dauphin County. The decision was made to reduce expenses in light of …

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