Crowd welcomes beauty chain Sephora to Swatara Township: ‘It’s like grownup candy’

Originally published June 15, 2012 on PennLive.com. For a trio of devoted makeup fans, camping out in a parking lot starting at midnight Friday was a price worth paying to be among the first in line for the grand opening of Sephora in Swatara Twp. Yadira Chavez, Brittany Fenser and Katie Chavez of Swatara Twp.Continue reading “Crowd welcomes beauty chain Sephora to Swatara Township: ‘It’s like grownup candy’”

Friends and family gather to help with cleanup efforts in Hummelstown and Middletown

Originally published in The Patriot-News on September 12, 2011. Shawn Peterson of South Hanover Township hardly slept Thursday night. He spent much of it standing on a hill, watching as the water of the Swatara Creek engulfed the first floor of his home. “I was sitting on the hill just thinking, ‘Oh, God,’” he said.Continue reading “Friends and family gather to help with cleanup efforts in Hummelstown and Middletown”