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Extraordinary Give is a time for unity

Extraordinary Give is a time for unity

Lancaster County Community Foundation President and CEO Sam Bressi, fourth from left in front row, and ExtraGive organizers celebrate the success of the 2018 Extraordinary Give. Election Day has passed....
Five things to know about the Extraordinary Give

Five things to know about the Extraordinary Give

(Source: ExtraGive.org) (Editor's Note: This article is cross-posted from the Lancaster County Community Foundation.)  On Nov. 20, our community will be transformed into a community-wide celebration of generosity that supports...
Lancaster NAACP hosts virtual summit on racial wealth gap this weekend

Lancaster NAACP hosts virtual summit on racial wealth gap this weekend

From left: Tracee Knight Carter, Elizabeth Guthridge, Andre Harris. The Lancaster branch of the NAACP is holding its annual economic summit online Friday, Nov. 6, and Saturday, Nov. 7. This...
Attention nonprofits: Recovery Lancaster Phase 3 opens Monday

Attention nonprofits: Recovery Lancaster Phase 3 opens Monday

When Gov. Tom Wolf issued his Covid-19 stay-at-home order for Lancaster County this spring, the YWCA Lancaster knew it would need extra resources to ensure the safety and welfare of...
Update: Covid-19 cases close four Lancaster County schools

Update: Covid-19 cases close four Lancaster County schools

(Source: Conestoga Valley High School and Warwick High School) Update: Manheim Township Middle School and Bart-Colerain Elementary School announced Thursday that they will both be cancelling in-person classes on Friday...
It’s time to vote: Info & tips for Election Day

It’s time to vote: Info & tips for Election Day

(Source: VotesPA.com) On Tuesday, Nov. 3, voters across the country will choose between incumbent Republican President Donald Trump and his challenger, Democrat Joe Biden. In Lancaster County, voters will choose...
Lancaster courts: Landlords may challenge tenants’ protection under CDC eviction ban

Lancaster courts: Landlords may challenge tenants’ protection under CDC eviction ban

(Source: The Eviction Lab) Landlords in Lancaster County whose tenants claim protection under a nationwide eviction moratorium now have the ability to challenge that claim in court. Related: Moratorium or...
Polling place changes for Tuesday’s election

Polling place changes for Tuesday’s election

(Source: VotesPA.com) The Lancaster County Board of Elections has made the following polling place changes for the upcoming general election on Tuesday, Nov. 3. While every effort has been made...
IMPACT! Missions continues to tackle the housing crisis amidst Covid-19

IMPACT! Missions continues to tackle the housing crisis amidst Covid-19

Paul and Derek, two of the former inmates hired thanks to IMPACT! Missions' Lancaster CARES grant frame the back of a kitchen on South Christian Street. (Source: Matthew Beakes) When...
PA Latino Convention begins Thursday

PA Latino Convention begins Thursday

(Source: PA Latino Convention) The third annual Pennsylvania Latino Convention will kick off Thursday — in virtual form due to the coronavirus pandemic. Workshops are scheduled from 10 a.m. to...
Flu season is coming: Get your flu shot now!

Flu season is coming: Get your flu shot now!

(Source: CDC) Dr. Alan Peterson There’s never been a more important time to get a flu shot, according to local and national health experts who are...
Evening, Saturday hours offered for mail-in ballot drop-offs

Evening, Saturday hours offered for mail-in ballot drop-offs

Lancaster County Government Center, 150 N. Queen St. (Photo: Tim Stuhldreher) This week, Lancaster County will begin offering extended evening hours for voters who want to drop off their mail-in...
Lancaster CARES: How $1 million was raised to sustain county’s needy during Covid-19

Lancaster CARES: How $1 million was raised to sustain county’s needy during Covid-19

Sam Bressi Sam Bressi was as surprised as anyone at how fast the coronavirus became a deadly reality for Lancaster County. For the Lancaster County Community...
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Video: Getting Your Flu Shot is Important

It’s important to get your flu shot each year because it helps to prevent disease. Thousands of people die from the flu each year, according to Dr. Sharee Livingston of...
PolicyLab director sounds alarm over Covid-19 fall resurgence in Lancaster County

PolicyLab director sounds alarm over Covid-19 fall resurgence in Lancaster County

This chart, released Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2020, shows daily case counts and projections for Lancaster County. (Source: PolicyLab, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia) Dr. David Rubin Pennsylvania...
Pa. to offer online Q&A on unemployment system, job searches

Pa. to offer online Q&A on unemployment system, job searches

Pennsylvanians are invited to ask questions about job searches and unemployment compensation to an expert from the state Department of Labor & Industry during a virtual town hall from 1...
Report shows scale of Covid-19 impact on Pa. nonprofits

Report shows scale of Covid-19 impact on Pa. nonprofits

The coronavirus pandemic is putting unprecedented stress on Pennsylvania's nonprofits, according to a new report. Conducted by consulting firm Fourth Economy on behalf of the Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations...
County to distribute remaining CARES Act money

County to distribute remaining CARES Act money

County Commissioner Ray D'Agostino speaks during a news briefing at the Lancaster County Public Safety Training Center on Friday, May 29, 2020. (Photo: Tim Stuhldreher) On Tuesday morning, Lancaster County...