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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
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
Board Reviews Multi-Year Budget Projections
Current News Jun 19, 2018 PFM Financial Advisors LLC was consulted to provide budget projections to help to guide the Township in decisions for future project planning. The link below provides the multi-year financial projections presentation.  Assumptions that were made to provide the projections are… Read more
Hershey All Things Diversity Event Shares Perspective of Citizens from Diverse Backgrounds
Current News May 25, 2018

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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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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Roadwork to Begin On 2-Mile Section of U.S. 422
Current News Mar 19, 2018 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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