Pa. touts rental assistance in wake of judge’s ruling against CDC moratorium

Pa. touts rental assistance in wake of judge’s ruling against CDC moratorium

At left, acting Pa. Human Services Secretary Meg Snead. At right, Matthew Sternberg, left, and Justin Eby, executive director and deputy executive director, respectively, of the Lancaster County Redevelopment Authority,...
Errors found in Lancaster County mail-in ballot materials

Errors found in Lancaster County mail-in ballot materials

Lancaster County Government Center, 150 N. Queen St. (Photo: Tim Stuhldreher) The vendor supplying mail-in ballots to Lancaster County for the May primary has made multiple mistakes with them, according...
News: Friday, May 7

News: Friday, May 7

(Source: Health.pa.gov) Headlines: • Pa. GOP lawmakers want to reinstate job search requirement for unemployment benefits: Under House Bill 406, those who are receiving unemployment benefits must be actively searching for...
Covid-19 herd immunity unlikely, but vaccination remains vital, experts say

Covid-19 herd immunity unlikely, but vaccination remains vital, experts say

A resident at St. Peter Apartments in Columbia receives a dose of the Covid-19 Vaccine on Wednesday, April 15, 2021. (Photo: Kyle Gamble) Covid-19 is never going away. That is...
NAACP Lancaster to host first-dose vaccine clinic, no appointment needed

NAACP Lancaster to host first-dose vaccine clinic, no appointment needed

(Source: NAACP Lancaster) NAACP Lancaster will be hosting Covid-19 vaccination pop-up clinic from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, May 7. The doses will be offered at Faith Tabernacle...
County recognizes Asian-American Pacific Islander Heritage Month

County recognizes Asian-American Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Lancaster County commissioners pose with members of the county's Asian-American and Pacific Islander community following adoption of a resolution proclaiming AAPI Heritage Month on Wednesday, May 6, 2021. (Photo: Tim...
News: Thursday, May 6

News: Thursday, May 6

Manheim Township High School (Source: mtwp.net) Headlines: • Pa. state university system adopts anti-racism strategy: Following a group of students of color speaking out about feeling unsafe and overlooked at...
County considers buying site for new prison for $3M

County considers buying site for new prison for $3M

Warden Cheryl Steberger, flanked at left by county director of facilities management Bob Devonshire, speaks about a proposed county prison site during a county commissioners meeting on Wednesday, May 5,...
By the numbers: County hit by surge in Covid-19 cases, but with 50% vaccinated, deaths do not climb

By the numbers: County hit by surge in Covid-19 cases, but with 50% vaccinated, deaths do not climb

Lancaster County saw mixed gains and a setback in its effort to quash the COVID-19 pandemic during April. On the positive side, more than half of county residents received at...
Vaccine center to discontinue Sunday hours

Vaccine center to discontinue Sunday hours

The south facade of the Vaccinate Lancaster community vaccination center at Park City Center is seen on Tuesday, March 9, 2021. (Photo: Tim Stuhldreher) The Lancaster County Community Vaccination Center...
News: Wednesday, May 5

News: Wednesday, May 5

A screenshot of of the Pa. Treasury portal where state residents can search to see if they are owned money from the state. (Source: Pennsylvania State Treasury) Headlines: • What...
County Covid-19 vaccination down by half; vaccine center stands pat on supply

County Covid-19 vaccination down by half; vaccine center stands pat on supply

The banner on the south facade of the Vaccinate Lancaster community vaccination center at Park City Mall. (Photo: Tim Stuhldreher) With county Covid-19 vaccination rates down by half, the Vaccinate...
Pa. to lift Covid-19 restrictions on Memorial Day, mask rules to remain until 70% vaccination

Pa. to lift Covid-19 restrictions on Memorial Day, mask rules to remain until 70% vaccination

PA Department of Health Acting Secretary Alison Beam speaks during a press conference outside Beacon Clinic in Harrisburg on Monday, April 12, 2021. (Source: Pa.gov) Pennsylvania's mask order will remain...
Pa. launches vaccine hotline for those with autism, mental disabilities

Pa. launches vaccine hotline for those with autism, mental disabilities

Meg Snead (Source: Pa.gov) The Pennsylvania Department of Human Services' Office of Developmental Programs has set up a hotline aimed at helping individuals with intellectual disabilities or autism, along with...
News: Tuesday, May 4

News: Tuesday, May 4

Mark Nordenberg (Source: University of Pittsburgh) Headlines: • Solanco parents protest mask mandates in schools: About 60 parents gathered on Monday night near Smith Middle School in Southern Lancaster County...
News: Monday, May 3

News: Monday, May 3

Bob May, executive director of Lancaster EMS, speaks with Fay Gemmill during a home Covid-19 vaccine visit on Friday, April 16, 2021. (Photo: Kyle Gamble) Headlines: • Lancaster EMS continues...
Vaccine center holds ‘College Day’

Vaccine center holds ‘College Day’

Millersville University students Jasmine Smith and Matthew Teare arrive at the Vaccinate Lancaster community vaccination center for College Day on Friday, April 30, 2021. (Photo: Provided) Friday was "College Day"...
Covid-19 rates declining in Lancaster County, but so is vaccination

Covid-19 rates declining in Lancaster County, but so is vaccination

PolicyLab's latest projection for Lancaster County Covid-19 case rates (dotted line), released Wednesday, April 28, 2021, predicts a decline over the next several weeks. (Source: PolicyLab, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia)...