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Franklin & Marshall College students participate in a survey of green infrastructure in Lancaster in this undated photo. (Source: Franklin & Marshall College)

F&M offering grants for community projects

Franklin & Marshall College students participate in a survey of green infrastructure in Lancaster in this undated photo. (Source: Franklin & Marshall College) Franklin & Marshall College's Center for Sustained...
A kindergarten class at Martin Elementary School in the School District of Lancaster in September 2019. (Source: School District of Lancaster)

School District of Lancaster to host Kindergarten Expo on Saturday

A kindergarten class at Martin Elementary School in the School District of Lancaster in September 2019. (Source: School District of Lancaster) Update: The School District of Lancaster said Friday it...
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FAQ: The May 17 primary election

(Source: Pa.gov) Next Tuesday, May 17, is Pennsylvania's 2022 primary election, in which Republican and Democratic voters will choose their party's candidates for various municipal, school district and judicial offices....
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Pa. ending pandemic-era regulatory waivers

(Source: Pa.gov) Over the next two months, Pennsylvania will roll back the remaining licensing waivers it issued during the Covid-19 pandemic, the Department of State announced this week. The waivers...
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County election board issues warning about third-party mailings

(Source: Pa.gov) The Lancaster County Board of Elections is giving households a heads-up that they may receive unsolicited voter registration applications or mail ballot applications from outside advocacy groups. In...
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Childcare centers can receive up to $5,500 for tech purchases

(Source: Pa.gov) Pennsylvania state government is inviting certified childcare centers to apply for grants to buy computer and Internet equipment. The Office of Child Development and Early Learning is offering...
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State tax returns offer ‘Path to Pennie’ for the uninsured

Pennsylvania's state-run health insurance exchange is gearing up to enroll individuals who indicated on their state tax returns that they lack coverage. The "Path to Pennie" initiative aims to enroll...
A patient receives a Covid-19 vaccine injection at the NCS/South Asian Association of Lancaster's clinic at the Wyndham Resort & Convention Center in February 2021. (Source: Provided)

FDA authorizes 2nd Covid-19 vaccine booster for ages 50+

A patient receives a Covid-19 vaccine injection at the NCS/South Asian Association of Lancaster's clinic at the Wyndham Resort & Convention Center in February 2021. (Source: Provided) The U.S. Food...
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Application period opens for Summer Youth Experience grants

United Way of Lancaster County and Rotary Club of Lancaster are soliciting applications for the Summer Youth Experience grant program. The initiative, now in its 14th year, will provide mini-grants...
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Charities step up fundraising for Ukraine relief

A family fleeing Ukraine approaches a Polish checkpoint. (Source: CWS | ACT Alliance) Local organizations continue to step up their efforts to aid the people of war-torn Ukraine. Faith-based food...
Kevin Ressler, President & CEO, United Way of Lancaster County, speaks at United Way's "Level Up & Launch" event at Tellus360 on Thursday, March 11, 2022. (Photo: Olivia Smucker)

United Way introduces Level Up & Launch grants, reaffirms collective impact approach

Kevin Ressler, President & CEO, United Way of Lancaster County, speaks at United Way's "Level Up & Launch" event at Tellus360 on Thursday, March 11, 2022. (Photo: Olivia Smucker) "Friends,...
Women United board Chair Jen Lauver speaks at United Way of Lancaster County's "Level Up & Launch" event at Tellus360 on Thursday, March 10, 2022. (Photo: Olivia Smucker)

Women United offers grants for financial stability initiatives

Women United board Chair Jen Lauver speaks at United Way of Lancaster County's "Level Up & Launch" event at Tellus360 on Thursday, March 10, 2022. (Photo: Olivia Smucker) Women United...
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United Way of Lancaster County announces $500K ‘Level Up & Launch’ grants; launch event is Thursday

United Way of Lancaster County has launched a new Community Investment Grant opportunity for nonprofits entitled "Level Up and Launch." This program seeks partners to scale existing excellence and launch...
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Lancaster County receives record Emergency Food & Shelter funding; here’s how nonprofits can apply

Lancaster County nonprofits that offer emergency food and shelter programs are being invited to apply for more than $800,000 in federal funding - close to four times the amount normally...
Cars line up to enter the Lancaster County Public Safety Training Center drive-through Covid-19 test site on its opening day, Friday, Jan. 14, 2022. (Image: Kyle Gamble)

Drive-through Covid-19 test site shortens hours

Cars line up to enter the Lancaster County Public Safety Training Center drive-through Covid-19 test site on its opening day, Friday, Jan. 14, 2022. (Image: Kyle Gamble) The Covid-19 drive-through...
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LG Health announces Covid-19 vaccine, booster clinics

Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health announced Thursday it will host a series of free COVID-19 vaccine clinics in February and March. The clinics will offer first dose, second dose and...
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Security grants available for nonprofits at risk from hate crimes

Pennsylvania nonprofits are being invited to apply for grants of $5,000 to $150,000 to improve their security and guard against hate crimes. The state has $5 million available to distribute...
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Pandemic Homeowner Assistance Program opens for applications

(Source: Pa. Housing Finance Agency) (Source: HUD) Pennsylvania's pandemic Homeowner Assistance Fund officially launched Tuesday, offering financial aid to low- and moderate-income households struggling to pay...