Pa. officials tout Pennie.com, confirm lifting of mask mandate

Pa. officials tout Pennie.com, confirm lifting of mask mandate

Pa. Acting Health Secretary Alison Beam speaks about Covid-19 vaccination at the York YMCA on Thursday, June 24, 2021. (Source: Pa.gov) Pennsylvania will lift its mask mandate on Monday as...
CDC extends eviction moratorium to July 31

CDC extends eviction moratorium to July 31

(Source: GAO.gov) The U.S. Centers for Disease Control & Prevention on Thursday extended the nationwide Covid-19 eviction moratorium one more month, through the end of July - but said this...
YWCA Lancaster names Hosey its first chief equity officer

YWCA Lancaster names Hosey its first chief equity officer

Adam Hosey YWCA Lancaster announced Wednesday it has named Adam Hosey to the newly created post of chief equity officer. In his role, Hosey will oversee the Center for Racial...
An LGBTQ+ leader in Lancaster: Brian Nguyen (Part 1)

An LGBTQ+ leader in Lancaster: Brian Nguyen (Part 1)

(Source: Brian Nguyen) Brian Nguyen says without his "amazing support system," the people who love and encourage him, he wouldn't be alive today. His outlook on life is intensely optimistic....
LGBTQ+ Coalition launches housing program

LGBTQ+ Coalition launches housing program

(Source: Lancaster LGBTQ+ Coalition) "I never thought I would be able to make it on my own, but I was actually able to finish school and keep my job with...
News: Thursday, June 24

News: Thursday, June 24

House Democratic Leader Joanna McClinton speaks on the Capitol steps during a rally calling for spending federal aid in the 2021-22 state budget on Wednesday, June 23, 2021. (Source: We...
Seniors suggest improvements to Pa. food programs to First Lady Wolf, state officials

Seniors suggest improvements to Pa. food programs to First Lady Wolf, state officials

Justin Wire, seated at left, a York senior citizen, makes a point during a discussion of senior food security at Crispus Attucks Active Living Center on Wednesday, June 23, 2021....
News: Wednesday, June 23

News: Wednesday, June 23

In this image from online video, School District of Lancaster Superintendent Damaris Rau speaks to the district school board during a meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2020. Headlines: • Pa....
County to seek new election vendor after ballot errors in primary

County to seek new election vendor after ballot errors in primary

Lancaster County Government Center, 150 N. Queen St. (Photo: Tim Stuhldreher) Lancaster County is poised to end its contract with a company blamed for multiple errors in printing mail-in ballots...
News: Tuesday, June 22

News: Tuesday, June 22

Kamala Harris Headlines: • Clergy, teachers rally outside Sen. Martin's office for fair public school funding: The event was one of several throughout Pennsylvania organized by the interfaith advocacy group...
Chief Bey pledges to build trust

Chief Bey pledges to build trust

Lancaster police Chief John Bey speaks to the media at Musser Park on Monday, June 21, 2021. (Photo: Tim Stuhldreher) Asked Monday afternoon what his appointment as Lancaster's police chief...
Interim no more: John Bey named Lancaster city police chief

Interim no more: John Bey named Lancaster city police chief

Lancaster Police Chief John Bey (Source: Provided) Interim Lancaster police Chief John Bey is no longer "interim," Mayor Danene Sorace announced Monday. He is now the city's official police chief,...
Splitting costs, building friendships through shared housing

Splitting costs, building friendships through shared housing

Jim Kalish (Source: Provided) With more seniors choosing to age in place at home rather than moving into long-term care facilities, and with the cost of rent and home ownership...
It’s Lancaster city Mayor’s Neighborhood Week

It’s Lancaster city Mayor’s Neighborhood Week

(Source: City of Lancaster) This week is Mayor's Neighborhood Week in Lancaster city. City Hall describes the week as "a celebration of Lancaster's vibrant neighborhoods and the people that call...
News: Monday, June 21

News: Monday, June 21

Sen David Argall, R-Schuylkill/Berks (Source: Senatorargall.com) Headlines: • Pa. may not make 70% vaccination threshold before June 28 mask mandate lift: According to the Department of Health, 57.8% of Pennsylvanians...
News: Friday, June 18

News: Friday, June 18

Some of the speakers who participated in the raising of the Juneteenth flag at Lancaster City Hall on Friday, June 18, 2021. From left: NAACP Lancaster President Blanding Watson; Ted...
Lancaster LGBTQ+ health consortium is on the way

Lancaster LGBTQ+ health consortium is on the way

Participants in the LGBTQ+ Vaccine Clinic "Vogue, Vaccines & Visibility" celebrate the event on Saturday, June 12, 2021. (Source: Lancaster LGBTQ+ Coalition) Central Pennsylvania lacks a network of advanced providers...
By the numbers: Covid-19 going, going, but not quite gone

By the numbers: Covid-19 going, going, but not quite gone

The collapse of the pandemic in Lancaster County has been so steep in the past two weeks that our research group thought it worthwhile to share the positive news of...