News: Tuesday, Sept. 29

News: Tuesday, Sept. 29

The Central PA Food Bank is extending their virtual food drive until Wednesday. (Source: Central PA Food Bank) Headlines: • Lancaster Patriot editor revealed to be white nationalist podcaster: The "conservative...
United Way survey shows pandemic’s impact on PA

United Way survey shows pandemic’s impact on PA

(Source: Covid-19 Impact Survey, United Way of PA) The risk of getting Covid-19 is the No. 1 concern among respondents to a recent United Way of Pennsylvania survey on the...
News: Monday, Sept. 28

News: Monday, Sept. 28

State College began free Covid-19 testing at Nittany Mall on Friday. (Source: Borough of State College) Headlines: • Two positive Covid-19 cases at Penn Manor, high school to remain open:...
Sept. 30 is deadline for nonprofits to register for Boscov’s Friends Helping Friends

Sept. 30 is deadline for nonprofits to register for Boscov’s Friends Helping Friends

(Source: Boscov's) The Boscov’s department store chain is getting ready to help shoppers donate to their favorite nonprofits through its annual Friends Helping Friends sales promotion. "It's going to be...
Census Emergency Day: Lancaster pushes for a complete count

Census Emergency Day: Lancaster pushes for a complete count

Volunteer Lori Pagan hands out Census materials at the corner of St. Joseph and New Dorwart streets in Lancaster on Friday, Sept. 25, 2020. (Photo: Tim Stuhldreher) Lancaster city officials,...
Latin American Alliance celebrates culture online during Hispanic Heritage Month

Latin American Alliance celebrates culture online during Hispanic Heritage Month

Performers and children dance at Longs Park in an undated photo from the Latin American Festival (Photo: Sollivan Photography | Courtesy of Latin American Alliance) This year, the Latin American...
News: Friday, Sept. 25

News: Friday, Sept. 25

The Central Pennsylvania Blood Bank is in emergency need of blood donations (Source: Central Pa. Blood Bank) Headlines: • Federal judge orders extra month extension for census: U.S. District Judge...
As of Sept. 23, Lancaster City's southeast had a below-average census self-reporting rate of 53%. (Source: U.S. Census)

Lancaster, Reading mayors team up for last census push with Census Emergency Day

As of Sept. 23, Lancaster City's southeast had a below-average census self-reporting rate of 53%. (Source: U.S. Census) In a final effort to ensure an accurate census count, Lancaster Mayor...
Q&A: Mayor Sorace speaks on fatal police shooting, unrest

Q&A: Mayor Sorace speaks on fatal police shooting, unrest

In this image taken from online video, Lancaster Mayor Danene Sorace speaks during a news conference on Monday, Sept. 14, 2020. In dealing with a crisis, Lancaster Mayor Danene Sorace...
Court denies stay during appeal: What does it mean for Pa. gathering limits?

Court denies stay during appeal: What does it mean for Pa. gathering limits?

Gov. Tom Wolf Judge William Stickman IV ruled Gov. Wolf's shutdown orders unconstitutional. (Source: U.S. District Courts) A federal court in western Pennsylvania, which struck down...
News: Thursday, Sept. 24

News: Thursday, Sept. 24

Census Emergency Day is happening in Lancaster City on Friday (Source: City of Lancaster/U.S. Census) Headlines: • City Census Emergency Day to collect stray census responses: Mayor Sorace will take a...
News: Wednesday, Sept. 23

News: Wednesday, Sept. 23

Volunteers load Blessings of Hope boxes into vehicles. (Source: Blessings of Hope) Headlines: • Blessings of Hope to expand: Driven in large part by increased need stemming from the Covid-19...
Ephrata debates options for utility assistance

Ephrata debates options for utility assistance

Chairwoman Linda Martin leads a meeting of Ephrata Borough Council's Municipal Enterprises Committee on Monday, Sept. 21, 2020. (Photo: Tim Stuhldreher) The debate around Ephrata Borough's resumption of electricity and...
Request by homeless leads to Binns Park cleaning

Request by homeless leads to Binns Park cleaning

Binns Park (Photo: Tim Stuhldreher) Lancaster city workers are giving Binns Park a cleanup this week — power washing the paving, reseeding the grass and doing some electrical repairs. The...
News: Tuesday, Sept. 22

News: Tuesday, Sept. 22

The Covid Alert PA app is now available. (Source: Pa. Dept. of Health) Headlines: • Pa. temporarily suspends Pandemic Unemployment Assistance payments: State officials are seeing what appears to be...
Clergy meet with Fulton CEO

Clergy meet with Fulton CEO

The Revs. Edward Bailey, right, Matthew Lenahan, center, and Jason Perkowski speak to reporters outside Fulton Financial Corp. in Penn Square on Monday, Sept. 21, 2020. (Photo: Tim Stuhldreher) Following...
Nonprofit launches online guide to Lancaster’s free meal providers

Nonprofit launches online guide to Lancaster’s free meal providers

(Source: Lancaster Community Meal Program) This year, as the pandemic swelled the ranks of the hungry, Lancaster's Parish Resource Center stepped up its support of the Lancaster Community Meal Program,...
News: Monday, Sept. 21

News: Monday, Sept. 21

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, March 15, 1933 - Sept. 18, 2020. (Source: U.S. Supreme Court) Headlines: • Covid-19 concerns continue at schools, colleges: To date there have...