Drive-through Covid-19 test site logs 800+ patients

Drive-through Covid-19 test site logs 800+ patients

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 drive-through Covid-19...
Presentation explores MLK’s legacy by looking past the myth (video)

Presentation explores MLK’s legacy by looking past the myth (video)

Kevin Ressler, inset, discusses the legacy of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. during a webinar on Friday, Jan. 21, 2022. The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was more...
High-capacity drive-through Covid-19 test site planned at Penn State Hershey

High-capacity drive-through Covid-19 test site planned at Penn State Hershey

Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. (Source: Penn State Health) Penn State Health's Hershey Medical Center in Dauphin County will host a high-volume drive-through site for Covid-19 testing, acting...
News: Friday, Jan. 21

News: Friday, Jan. 21

A promotional image for a 2018 Meat Loaf appearance at Rhode Island Comic Con. Headlines: • Willow Valley pre-selling 'Mosaic' high-rise units before beginning construction: The senior-housing provider wants to...
Design finalized for public art at Ewell Plaza

Design finalized for public art at Ewell Plaza

A rendering of Ewell Plaza and the Christian Street Garage, showing R&R Studios' "New Lancaster Rainbow" facade concept. (Source: City of Lancaster) Officials with Lancaster city and the Lancaster Parking...
Lancaster County is 100% signed up for opioid settlement

Lancaster County is 100% signed up for opioid settlement

(Source: USDA.gov) All 17 municipalities that Lancaster County was asking to sign onto the national opioid settlement have done so, Solicitor Jacqueline Pfursich told the county commissioners this week. That...
News: Thursday, Jan. 20

News: Thursday, Jan. 20

WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital (Source: WellSpan Health) Headlines: • Bar Association seeks county court candidates: The Lancaster County Court of Common Pleas will have two vacancies to fill with the...
Dana Hamp Gulick launches bid for state House

Dana Hamp Gulick launches bid for state House

Dana Hamp Gulick speaks to supporters outside the Stoner Grille on Sunday, Jan. 16, 2022. (Source: Dana 4 PA) Dana Hamp Gulick officially launched her state House Democratic primary campaign...
Free home Covid-19 tests available through COVIDtests.gov

Free home Covid-19 tests available through COVIDtests.gov

(Source: COVIDtests.gov) The U.S. government has launched its website for ordering free Covid-19 tests. The site, COVIDtests.gov, allows households to order four at-home tests. The first orders are expected to...
Nonprofits reimagine Southern Market as food hub, business incubator

Nonprofits reimagine Southern Market as food hub, business incubator

The food hall at Southern Market. (Source: Southern Market) "Cooking has always been my true passion," Lauren Wyrick said. Wyrick is the proprietor of Made by Lolo, which offers tapas-style...
News: Wednesday, Jan. 19

News: Wednesday, Jan. 19

Damaris Rau (Source: School District of Lancaster) Headlines: • Superintendent Damaris Rau announces retirement: The leader of the School District of Lancaster said she will step down July 5. (Source:...
First members approved for county Health Advisory Council (update)

First members approved for county Health Advisory Council (update)

Lancaster County Government Center, 150 N. Queen St. (Photo: Tim Stuhldreher) Update: Lancaster County two commissioners on Wednesday approved the proposed nine-member slate for the county Health Advisory Council created...
News: Tuesday, Jan. 18

News: Tuesday, Jan. 18

The 2022 Pa. Farm Show butter sculpture. (Source: Pa. Dept. of Agriculture) Headlines: • Book burning push comes to Lancaster County: Challenges to reading material in Elizabethtown Area and Elanco...
‘Grab a towel’: Speaker Robert Harvey urges selfless action in NAACP’s MLK commemoration

‘Grab a towel’: Speaker Robert Harvey urges selfless action in NAACP’s MLK commemoration

Robert Harvey speaks during the NAACP Lancaster's annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebration, held online this year, on Sunday, Jan. 16, 2022. Robert Harvey said he loved the PBS...
News: Monday, Jan. 17

News: Monday, Jan. 17

The draft state House redistricting plans would split the cities of Lancaster, left, and Allentown and Bethlehem, right. (Source: Legislative Redistricting Commission) Headlines: • Scattered snow showers possible this morning:...
By the numbers: PolicyLab says ‘we must learn to live alongside Covid-19’

By the numbers: PolicyLab says ‘we must learn to live alongside Covid-19’

Lancaster County is near the peak of its current coronavirus case surge, but it could exceed 1,400 cases a day before the numbers begin to fall off, according to the...
Drive-thru Covid-19 testing site opens (video)

Drive-thru Covid-19 testing site opens (video)

A vehicle approaches the entrance to the Covid-19 testing site at the Lancaster County Public Safety Training Center. Inset: Dr. Michael Ripchinski. (Source: Kyle Gamble | OUL) Drive-thru Covid-19 testing...
Janet Diaz enters state House primary race, facing Smith-Wade-El; Sturla, Hamp Gulick poised to run

Janet Diaz enters state House primary race, facing Smith-Wade-El; Sturla, Hamp Gulick poised to run

Janet Diaz (Source: Provided) City Councilwoman Janet Diaz officially entered the Democratic primary race for the proposed 50th state House district this past weekend, saying her supporters could make her...