NOTE: Classified ads appearing in the Tuesday edition of the Upper Dauphin Sentinel will appear on this website Thursday of that same week. Want to stay ahead of the online crowd? Subscribe to the print edition or pick up a Sentinel in a local store.
To place an ad in the Classified Ads please use one of the following:
- Fill out our online form
- Phone (717) 692-4737, ext. 100
- Fax your ad (717) 692-2420
- e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
- Click here for a printable PDF form to mail or drop off
The Upper Dauphin Sentinel’s rate per weekly issue for Classified “word” ads is $9.50 for the first 30 words plus 10 cents for each additional word. For an extra amount, a 1-column-wide photo or logo may be added to a classified word ad. Our rate per issue for Legal Notices is 25¢ per word ($10.00 minimum) plusan additional $8.00 for one notarized proof of publication. Every legal notice should receive a notarized proof of publication. We will need an address to which to mail the proof of publication. All Legal Notices must be billed to an established advertising account or pre-paid by credit card.
Classified Display advertisements cost $8.40 per column inch. For example, a 2 column x 2 inch Classified Display ad (business-card size) ad will cost $33.60. (2×2=4; 4×8.40=33.60)
Classified Ads must be pre-paid by cash, check or credit card, or billed to an established advertising account.
To prepay by cash or check, please bring or mail ad with payment to the Upper Dauphin Sentinel office Monday to Friday 8:00 am. to 4:30 p.m. Or, ad and payment may be dropped in a slot located on the double white doors at the back of the courtyard between the two wings of our building that face Union Street (Route 209).
To pre-pay by credit card, please call 717-692-4737 ext. 100 to provide your credit card number, expiration date, exact name on your card, the number in your street address, zip code and telephone number of the credit card owner. We accept Visa, Mastercard, Discover and American Express. If you need a receipt for your credit card payment, we will gladly fax it to you upon request or reply by email with all the information. We do not keep credit card information on file.
To establish an account with us, customers must complete our credit application and the application must be approved by us. Accounts will be established only for customers who advertise on a regular basis with the Upper Dauphin Sentinel ($20 monthly minimum). First-time advertisers will be required to pre-pay the first ad even if you fill out our credit application.
Tear sheets must be requested. We will send a tearsheet for display ads at no extra cost; but a tearsheet for a word ad costs an extra $1.00.
Our classified ad deadline for ads and payment is 4 p.m. Thursday (unless a holiday falls on a Thursday or a Friday in which case our deadline is Wednesday at 4 p.m.)