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Covid-19 vaccines offered at Crispus Attucks this weekend, Clipper Magazine Stadium next weekend

Covid-19 vaccines offered at Crispus Attucks this weekend, Clipper Magazine Stadium next weekend

As concerns grow about the Delta variant causing a rebound of Covid-19 cases and deaths, local nonprofits are continuing their efforts to vaccinate underserved and minority populations against the virus,...
Enrollment open for Partnership for Learning Equity’s summer learning program

Enrollment open for Partnership for Learning Equity’s summer learning program

The application period has opened for the Lancaster Partnership for Learning Equity's 2021 remote summer learning program. The free program, available to Lancaster County students in kindergarten through 9th grade,...
Union Community Care, Patients R Waiting offer Covid-19 vaccine clinics

Union Community Care, Patients R Waiting offer Covid-19 vaccine clinics

(Source: Union Community Care) Two local nonprofits are partnering to launch a series of weekend Covid-19 vaccine clinics focused on minority and at-risk communities. The joint venture between Union Community...
Pa. distributing $1 billion to families to offset children’s missed school meals

Pa. distributing $1 billion to families to offset children’s missed school meals

Acting Human Services Secretary Meg Snead Pennsylvania has started the process of reimbursing the families of nearly 1 million children who missed out on free and reduced-priced meals because they...
Federal broadband aid can cut Internet bills up to $50/month

Federal broadband aid can cut Internet bills up to $50/month

(Source: FCC.gov) Households with lower incomes and those that incurred financial losses during the coronavirus pandemic can receive a discount of up to $50 per month on their broadband Internet...
Low-income seniors eligible for farmers market vouchers

Low-income seniors eligible for farmers market vouchers

Lancaster Central Market is among the locations that accept Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program vouchers. (Source: Provided) The Lancaster County Office of Aging will distribute vouchers for the 2021 Senior...
Deadline is May 3 to register for May 18 primary election

Deadline is May 3 to register for May 18 primary election

(Source: Pa.gov) The deadline to register to vote in the May 18 primary is Monday May 3, two weeks away. Pennsylvanians can register to vote online or submit a paper...
Vaccine center to offer limited same-day appointments beginning Wednesday

Vaccine center to offer limited same-day appointments beginning Wednesday

The south facade of the Vaccinate Lancaster community vaccination center at Park City Center is seen on Tuesday, March 9, 2021. (Photo: Tim Stuhldreher) As part of its efforts to...
FEMA opens applications for program that pays Covid-19 funeral expenses

FEMA opens applications for program that pays Covid-19 funeral expenses

(Source: FEMA.gov) Beginning today, people who lost a loved one to Covid-19 in the United States can apply for federal assistance of up to $9,000 for funeral expenses. The Federal...
Women United seeking grant proposals for women’s education

Women United seeking grant proposals for women’s education

Nonprofits working to improve women's education are invited to apply for grant funding from Women United of Lancaster County. Women United has $60,000 available, which can be awarded as two...
Covid-19 vaccine center asks people who got shots elsewhere to unregister

Covid-19 vaccine center asks people who got shots elsewhere to unregister

The coalition operating the community vaccination center at Park City Center mall is asking people who have signed up for appointments that they no longer need to deactivate their registrations....
Pa. Council on Aging to host symposium on social isolation

Pa. Council on Aging to host symposium on social isolation

(Source: Pa. Council on Aging) The Pennsylvania Council on Aging announced Friday that it will host an online Social Isolation Symposium next week, on Tuesday, March 23, and Wednesday, March...
Call center for Lancaster County mass vaccination site expands hours

Call center for Lancaster County mass vaccination site expands hours

The banner on the south facade of the Vaccinate Lancaster community vaccination center at Park City Mall. (Photo: Tim Stuhldreher) The call center for appointments at the Vaccinate Lancaster community...
Project SOS seeks more donations to help people through pandemic

Project SOS seeks more donations to help people through pandemic

(Source: United Way of Lancaster County) Josephine Martin says she felt "delighted" and "blessed" when her Project SOS check arrived from the United Way of Lancaster County. "I got to...
Prima feeds artists in need with Lancaster Cares grant

Prima feeds artists in need with Lancaster Cares grant

A picture of Prima Art's 2019 production of "Godspell." (Source: Prima Arts) "Hibernating is not an option," said Mitch Nugent. Nugent, the founder and executive artistic director of Prima Arts,...
USDA action makes free school meals available all summer

USDA action makes free school meals available all summer

(Source: Hunger Free Lancaster) Waivers allowing all children to continue to receive free school meals were recently extended through the end of summer by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. This...
City of Lancaster seeking artist for public art project in Cabbage Hill neighborhood

City of Lancaster seeking artist for public art project in Cabbage Hill neighborhood

The mural at the intersection of Crystal and First Streets in Lancaster city. (Source: Lancaster Public Art) The city of Lancaster, along with the SoWe neighborhood group and the Lancaster...
VisionCorps engages in mask-making, program expansion during Covid-19

VisionCorps engages in mask-making, program expansion during Covid-19

Face mask production at VisionCorps. (Source: VisionCorps) When the pandemic arrived in March of last year, many businesses saw challenges and shutdowns. VisionCorps, on the other hand, saw a chance...