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DoorDash Food Delivery Hits Hershey

Caroline Corcoran, Reporter

May 24, 2019

Hershey has made many improvements to the town. Along with the new downtown, Hershey has recently added DoorDash to the mix. DoorDash is a technology company that delivers the best local food right to your door. The service was founded in 2013 by a couple of Stanford students, Andy Fang, Stanley Tang a...

Hershey Farmers Market Opens Season, Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary

Claire Strucko, Reporter

May 23, 2019

The annual Hershey Farmers Market, held on the grounds in front of the Cocoa Beanery, will be opening for their 10 year anniversary on May 23, 2019 with their new slogan, “Always Fresh, Always Thursday.” The market will have many different vendors to provide a variety of goods such as fresh foo...

National S’mores Day

In this image taken on April 29, 2013, salted oatmeal s'mores are shown in Concord, N.H. S’mores date back to at least 1927. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)
In this image taken on April 29, 2013, salted oatmeal s'mores are shown in Concord, N.H. S’mores date back to at least 1927. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)

Haley Daniels, Hershey Section Editor

August 10, 2018

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

The Bliss crepery sign hangs outside the eatery at Briarcrest Square on Tuesday May 1st, 2018. Bliss crepery has been opened since September 12, 2017. (Broadcaster/Miranda Schneier)

Miranda Schneier, Reporter

May 8, 2018

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 is open for business on April 21, 2018. It was established by Eric Cayton on April 22, 2017. (Broadcaster/Andrew Ciardullo)

Andrew Ciardullo, Reporter

May 8, 2018

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

A dozen donuts from Duck Donuts in Hershey taken on April 25, 2018. Duck Donuts has endless combinations of donut flavors.

Ethan Bishop, Reporter

May 8, 2018

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

The 2018 Hershey Restaurant Week poster advertises the event. From March 5th to the 11th, meals at participating restaurants will be offered from $12 to $35 per person. (Hershey PA)

Clare Canavan, Copy Editor

March 5, 2018

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

Above, a picture of one of the new items in the “Skinnypop” line is introduced on Amplify’s website. Hershey’s recent purchase will feature this brand new item.  (Skinnypop Website)

Haley Daniels, Hershey Section Editor

January 12, 2018

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

Primanti Brothers is based out of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and their menu features sandwiches, pizzas, and wings. They will be joining other businesses in the new Hershey town center. (Jimmy Emerson/CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

Olivia Reid, Copy Editor

December 1, 2017

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

(Joy / CC BY 2.0)

Madi Held, Copy Editor

July 1, 2017

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


Bella D’Adderio, Managing Editor

June 10, 2017

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

This Oct. 14, 2016, photo shows some of the food from a Thanksgiving dinner from Martha & Marley Spoon in New York. For $120, or $180 which would include an 11-15 pound free-range turkey, Martha & Marley Spoon will ship just about everything you need to cook a decadent Thanksgiving dinner for eight to 10 people. (AP Photo/Bree Fowler)

Kieri Karpa, Layout Manager

December 7, 2016

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...

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