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Judge rules against county in drop box case; new vote on removal planned Monday

(Photo: Tim Stuhldreher) The decision by Lancaster County's two Republican commissioners to remove the county's only drop box fits the definition of an "official action," a county court judge said...
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By the numbers: Report estimates half of Pa.’s Covid-19 deaths were preventable

More than 14,000 lives could have been saved in Pennsylvania if all adults had gotten vaccinated against Covid-19, estimates a new study reported by NPR. Nationwide, nearly 319,000 of the...
U.S. Rep Scott Perry (Source: perry.house.gov)

Friday, May 13

U.S. Rep Scott Perry (Source: perry.house.gov) • U.S. Rep Scott Perry issued subpoena: The Pennsylvania Republican is one of five U.S. House members ordered to appear before the Jan. 6 committee....
In this image from online video, Sally Lyall speaks to commissioners John Trescot, Ray D'Agostino and Josh Parsons during an Election Board meeting on Wednesday, April 13, 2022. Seated between Lyall and Trescot is county Solicitor Jackie Pfursich. (Source: Lancaster County)

Ruling expected Friday in ACLU lawsuit over ballot drop box

In this image from online video, Sally Lyall speaks to commissioners John Trescot, Ray D'Agostino and Josh Parsons during an Election Board meeting on Wednesday, April 13, 2022. Seated between...
Emergency medical technician Alexa Morales, left, of Lancaster EMS, welcomes a client to the Refresh Lancaster mobile hygiene unit at the Lancaster Food Hub on Wednesday, May 11, 2022. (Photo: Tim Stuhldreher)

‘Refresh Lancaster’ hygiene unit adds Lancaster County Food Hub to its route

Emergency medical technician Alexa Morales, left, of Lancaster EMS, welcomes a client to the Refresh Lancaster mobile hygiene unit at the Lancaster Food Hub on Wednesday, May 11, 2022. (Photo:...
The Equity Council. Top row, from left: Julia Cao, Norma Vazquez, LaRock Hudson. Bottom row, from left: Xavier Garcia-Molina, Kareena Rios,  Christopher Aviles. (Source: Lancaster County Community Foundation)

Equity Foundation awards its first 13 grants

The Equity Council. Top row, from left: Julia Cao, Norma Vazquez, LaRock Hudson. Bottom row, from left: Xavier Garcia-Molina, Kareena Rios, Christopher Aviles. (Source: Lancaster County Community Foundation) Lancaster County's...
Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman takes part in a Pennsylvania Police Officers Memorial Day on Monday, May 9, 2022. (Source: Office of Sen. Corman)

Thursday, May 12

Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman takes part in a Pennsylvania Police Officers Memorial Day on Monday, May 9, 2022. (Source: Office of Sen. Corman) • Corman drops out of GOP...
State Sen. Ryan Aument and Sue McPhedran of Mission First Housing Group, center, cut a ribbon to mark the opening of the newly renovated Park Place Apartments in Elizabethtown on Friday, May 7, 2022. (Photo: Tim Stuhldreher)

Park Place renovation preserves 32 affordable housing units in Elizabethown

State Sen. Ryan Aument and Sue McPhedran of Mission First Housing Group, center, cut a ribbon to mark the opening of the newly renovated Park Place Apartments in Elizabethtown on...
In this image from online video, Lancaster resident Walt Rowen, at podium, speaks to City Council about short-term rentals on Tuesday, May 10, 2022. Seated at the table are, from left, city Chief Planner Douglas Smith and Chris Delfs, director of Community Planning & Economic Development. (Source: City of Lancaster)

City Council OKs restricting ‘Airbnb’-style rentals in residential areas

In this image from online video, Lancaster resident Walt Rowen, at podium, speaks to City Council about short-term rentals on Tuesday, May 10, 2022. Seated at the table are, from...
Community members rally in support of Hempfield School District LGBTQ+ students before a school board meeting on Tuesay, May 10, 2022. (Photo: Jamie Beth Cohen)

Wednesday, May 11

Community members rally in support of Hempfield School District LGBTQ+ students before a school board meeting on Tuesay, May 10, 2022. (Photo: Jamie Beth Cohen) • Hempfield school board hears from...
U.S. Sen. Bob Casey (Source: casey.senate.gov)

Sen. Casey announces support for federal abortion-rights law

U.S. Sen. Bob Casey (Source: casey.senate.gov) U.S. Sen. Bob Casey on Tuesday announced his support for protecting access to abortion in federal law. In a statement, the Pennsylvania Democrat said...
Claudia Rojas, inset, has been picked to create a mural for the Ganse Apothecary building. (Sources: City of Lancaster | OUL)

Cuban-born artist selected for ‘welcome’ mural

Claudia Rojas, inset, has been picked to create a mural for the Ganse Apothecary building. (Sources: City of Lancaster | OUL) Lancaster city and Church World Service Lancaster have selected...
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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....
In this image from online video, Sally Lyall speaks to commissioners John Trescot, Ray D'Agostino and Josh Parsons during an Election Board meeting on Wednesday, April 13, 2022. Seated between Lyall and Trescot is county Solicitor Jackie Pfursich. (Source: Lancaster County)

ACLU sues Lancaster County over ballot drop box removal

In this image from online video, Sally Lyall speaks to commissioners John Trescot, Ray D'Agostino and Josh Parsons during an Election Board meeting on Wednesday, April 13, 2022. Seated between...
(Source: Hempfield School District)

Tuesday, May 10

(Source: Hempfield School District) • Manheim Township supervisors to vote June 28 on Oregon Village: The board voted against admitting new testimony in the case. Three recusals by board members have...
Lizzie Hershberger, left, moderates a panel on the Plain Communities Task Force featuring, from left, Scott MacDerment, Mary Boll, Pamela Craddock, Judge Dennis Reinaker and Linda Crockett, at Forest Hills Mennonite Church on Friday, Apr. 29, 2022. (Photo: Tim Stuhldreher)

Revived Plain Community Task Force targets sexual abuse

Lizzie Hershberger, left, moderates a panel on the Plain Communities Task Force featuring, from left, Scott MacDerment, Mary Boll, Pamela Craddock, Judge Dennis Reinaker and Linda Crockett, at Forest Hills...
UGI drivers pose before the start of the Make-A-Wish Foundation convoy on Sunday, May 8, 2022. (Source: UGI)

Monday, May 9

UGI drivers pose before the start of the Make-A-Wish Foundation convoy on Sunday, May 8, 2022. (Source: UGI) • LNP finds Audit the Vote's election survey 'rife with errors': The group's...
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By the numbers: Covid-19 hospitalizations increase here, nationwide

Lancaster County has returned to the "substantial" level of Covid-19 transmission, where it was in early March, according to the U.S. for Centers for Disease Control & Prevention. There were...