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National S’mores Day

National S’mores Day

Haley Daniels, Hershey Section Editor

August 10, 2018


Filed under Hershey

On August 10, we celebrate National S’mores day. A “s’more” consists of chocolate and a marshmallow sandwiched between two graham crackers. The chocolate-marshmallow-chocolate treat is said to be first seen in the 1927 publication of Tramping and Trailing with the Girl Scouts, accord...

Bliss Crepery creating gastronomic bliss

Bliss Crepery creating gastronomic bliss

Miranda Schneier, Reporter

May 8, 2018


Filed under Hershey

It is as if a little piece of France came to Hershey. Bliss Crepery opened a uniquely styled eatery on September 12, 2017 at 14 Briarcrest Square, Hershey, PA. They specialize in both sweet and savory crepe creations. They also support local artists such as Suze Moll. Bliss Crepery at Brierc...

Small Town Fudge still going strong in downtown Hershey

Small Town Fudge still going strong in downtown Hershey

Andrew Ciardullo, Reporter

May 8, 2018


Filed under Hershey

How can one man’s business possibly compete against one of the biggest chocolate companies in the world? Ask Eric Cayton, who opened Small Town Fudge on Chocolate Avenue in Hershey, PA on April 22, 2017. Eric wants to share his delicious homemade fudge with the residents of Hershey, and mak...

Duck Donuts Wins Over Hershey

Duck Donuts Wins Over Hershey

Ethan Bishop, Reporter

May 8, 2018


Filed under Hershey

It is a donut shop you donut want to miss out on. Duck Donuts is a relatively new donut shop in Hershey opened on May 19, 2017. Duck Donuts is located at 261 W. Chocolate Ave. The franchise owners are Todd and Stephanie Plummer. “What makes Duck Donuts different from other donut shops is that...

Restaurant Week 2018 hits Hershey

Restaurant Week 2018 hits Hershey

Clare Canavan, Copy Editor

March 5, 2018


Filed under Hershey

Restaurant Week has returned to Hershey starting on March 5 and lasting through Sunday, March 11. For six days, Hershey Entertainment & Resorts’ culinary teams show off seasonal meals with discounted prices. Ten restaurants will be participating in the deals and lower prices on their ...

Hershey pays 1.6 billion for maker of Skinnypop

Hershey pays 1.6 billion for maker of Skinnypop

Haley Daniels, Hershey Section Editor

January 12, 2018


Filed under Hershey

The Hershey Company has bought Amplify Snack Brands for approximately $1.6 billion. The Hershey Company, known primarily for making chocolate and sweets, has now moved into new territory and purchased Amplify Snack Brands which is famous for Skinnypop popcorn, Oatmega protein bars, and Tyrell’s ...

New town center shopping complex coming to Hershey

New town center shopping complex coming to Hershey

Olivia Reid, Copy Editor

December 1, 2017


Filed under Hershey

New restaurants are hitting the downtown Hershey scene with the addition of a new town center shopping complex located beside the Hershey Story. According to Penn Live, there will be a Jersey Mike’s, Tropical Smoothie Cafe, and a Primanti Brothers shop located within the center. Additionall...

Best Fourth of July Party Snacks

Best Fourth of July Party Snacks

Madi Held, Copy Editor

July 1, 2017


Filed under Lifestyle

One of the most memorable things at a fourth of july party is the food. However, the classic hot dogs and cupcakes can get boring. Make the food for your fourth of July get together the best yet by stepping outside the box and serving these five yummy and festive snacks.   Frozen Chocolate Covered Bananas Everyon...

10 Rainy Day Activities

10 Rainy Day Activities

Bella D’Adderio, Managing Editor

June 10, 2017


Filed under Lifestyle

As the hot summer months are now here, the rainy days will be sure to follow. If you’re looking to get the most out of these dreary days, below are ten activities that will be sure to keep you occupied. Rainy days are a perfect excuse to stay inside and relax while watching a movie. Whether it’s on Ne...

Sleepy Science: The real reason you’re tired after holiday meals

Sleepy Science: The real reason you’re tired after holiday meals

Kieri Karpa, Layout Manager

December 7, 2016


Filed under Science & Technology

With droopy eyes and a full stomach, you lay down for a nap after feasting on a holiday dinner. This so-called “food coma” has traditionally been blamed on an increase in an amino acid called tryptophan, which is an essential component in the sleep-causing neurotransmitter known as melatonin. This increase i...

National Cheesecake Day: History in Every Bite

National Cheesecake Day: History in Every Bite

July 30, 2016


Filed under Lifestyle

By: Lydia Gould   Today we celebrate a beloved dessert, and there is history in every delicious bite. National Cheesecake Day is observed every year on July 30. Millions of people all across the country take part in this creamy holiday and indulge in a slice or two. While cheesecake itself is...

June 3 is National Donut Day

June 3 is National Donut Day

June 3, 2016


Filed under Lifestyle

By: Henry Isaacson June 3rd is for more than just finals this year. This June 3, 2016 just happens to be National Donut Day. Donuts have been around for nearly as long as 10,000 years during the Native American time, and have continued to be a popular treat nationwide. Other than the Native donut...

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