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Pennie re-extends Covid-19 enrollment period

Pennie re-extends Covid-19 enrollment period

(Source: Pennie.com) Pennie announced Monday that it is reopening for a special Covid-19 enrollment period until May 15 in response to the Biden administration's announcement that federal marketplaces are reopening...
NAACP webinar to examine Hazel Jackson’s legacy

NAACP webinar to examine Hazel Jackson’s legacy

Hazel I. Jackson (Source: Provided) The life and legacy of local Black education pioneer Hazel I. Jackson will be the topic of a free online seminar on Sunday, Feb. 21,...
Lancaster Partnership for Learning Equity extends enrollment for free, virtual after-school program

Lancaster Partnership for Learning Equity extends enrollment for free, virtual after-school program

(Source: BellXcel / Lancaster Partnership for Learning Equity) The Lancaster Partnership for Learning Equity is extending enrollment for its free, remote after-school program to students in kindergarten through 8th grade....
WellSpan Health relaxes visitation guidelines

WellSpan Health relaxes visitation guidelines

WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital (Source: WellSpan Health) WellSpan Health facilities are now allowing one family or support person per stay to visit individuals in inpatient, emergency department, clinic, and outpatient...
Wolf administration announces Covid-19 vaccine joint task force

Wolf administration announces Covid-19 vaccine joint task force

State Sen. Ryan Aument (Source: Provided) Lancaster County state Rep. Ryan Aument has been named to a task force set up by Gov. Tom Wolf's administration to share information on...
Wolf administration announces expansion of SNAP eligibility to qualifying college students

Wolf administration announces expansion of SNAP eligibility to qualifying college students

Pennsylvania will temporarily expand eligibility for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), so that needy college students can qualify, the Wolf administration announced Monday. Under the federal Consolidated Appropriations Act...
Wanderlust Coffees brews up global connection, nonprofit support

Wanderlust Coffees brews up global connection, nonprofit support

A sampling of Wanderlust Coffees' locally-roasted blends. (Source: Wanderlust Coffees) Timm Wenger has been committed to bringing global experiences to the Lancaster community for more than a decade. Through the...
Mighty Mehal furthers aid for substance abuse recovery with Lancaster Cares grants

Mighty Mehal furthers aid for substance abuse recovery with Lancaster Cares grants

Jenny Mercandetti, founder of The Mighty Mehal Foundation. (Photo: Provided) Jenny Mercandetti's passion for supporting people recovering from substance abuse stems from personal loss and the desire for other families...
Lancaster volunteers give back for MLK Day of Giving

Lancaster volunteers give back for MLK Day of Giving

A young volunteer cleans the kitchen at The Mix on Arbor. (Source: Kyle Gamble) Volunteers at Crispus Attucks work at cleaning the kitchen. (Source: Olivia Smucker)...
2021 MLK Day events in Lancaster

2021 MLK Day events in Lancaster

Even though Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is looking a bit different this year, many organizations are still offering service and commemorative activities in the days surrounding the holiday on...
PCA&D opens annual Designathon to Lancaster nonprofits

PCA&D opens annual Designathon to Lancaster nonprofits

Local nonprofits looking to refresh their marketing look are invited to submit proposals for free graphic design help in Pennsylvania College of Art & Design's 13th Annual Designathon. Nonprofits that...
VITA tax prep service open for appointments

VITA tax prep service open for appointments

Michelle Ingham The United Way of Lancaster County's Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program is now scheduling appointments for tax preparation. The Lancaster VITA is one...
United Way of Lancaster County launches Share Our Stimulus initiative

United Way of Lancaster County launches Share Our Stimulus initiative

(Source: United Way of Lancaster County) The United Way of Lancaster County on Monday launched an initiative encouraging financially secure households to donate part or all of their federal stimulus...
Hope Within bolsters telehealth, pharmacy with Lancaster Cares grant

Hope Within bolsters telehealth, pharmacy with Lancaster Cares grant

The Hope Within Ministries medical office in Elizabethtown. (Source: Olivia Smucker) As a medical office that offers free primary care to those who don't have medical insurance, Hope Within saw...
County court extends eviction moratorium through Feb. 12

County court extends eviction moratorium through Feb. 12

Lancaster County's court system has extended its Covid-19 eviction moratorium by two weeks to Friday, Feb. 12, LNP newspaper reported Friday. The order issued by President Judge David Ashworth applies...
Pa. Health Department announces first confirmed case of Covid-19 variant

Pa. Health Department announces first confirmed case of Covid-19 variant

A technician works at a state health laboratory in Exton in this undated file photo. (Source: PA Dept. of Health) Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine announced this morning that...
State funding available for nonprofit security upgrades

State funding available for nonprofit security upgrades

Nonprofits serving populations that are the focus of hate crimes are being invited to apply to a state grant program to improve their security measures. The Nonprofit Security Grant Fund...
Grant funds available for food, shelter programs

Grant funds available for food, shelter programs

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has announced that Lancaster County has been chosen to receive federal Emergency Food & Shelter Program (EFSP) funds in the amount of $251,200 to supplement...