Health Secretary Levine clarifies travel order as officials reiterate advice to remain at home due to Covid-19

Health Secretary Levine clarifies travel order as officials reiterate advice to remain at home due to Covid-19

Pennsylvania Secretary of Health Dr. Levine speaks at a virtual press conference on Thursday, Nov 19, 2020. As coronavirus case loads continued to spike, state officials on Wednesday once again...
Fire damages EPAC’s Sharadin Bigler Theatre

Fire damages EPAC’s Sharadin Bigler Theatre

Firefighters clean up following a fire at the Sharadin Bigler Threatre in Ephrata on Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020. (Source: Ephrata Pioneer Fire Co.) A fire Tuesday night caused thousands of...
By the numbers: Pre-Thanksgiving report on Covid-19 in Lancaster County

By the numbers: Pre-Thanksgiving report on Covid-19 in Lancaster County

At a glance: Covid-19 patients at LGH and WellSpan now number over 100 Hospitals prepared for surge continuing into December UPMC silent on its patient count Death toll rises slowly,...
News: Wednesday, Nov. 25

News: Wednesday, Nov. 25

Michael Huff, Director of Testing and Contact Tracing at the Pennsylvania Department of Health, hosts a virtual media briefing to discuss Covid-19 in Pennsylvania on Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020. (Source:...
John Bey approved as Lancaster’s interim police chief [Update]

John Bey approved as Lancaster’s interim police chief [Update]

John Bey Update, Nov. 25: On Tuesday evening, Lancaster City Council unanimously approved John Bey's appointment as interim police chief. Bey said he would like to be the city's permanent...
Covid-19 updates: County may set up vaccine site; schools mull their instruction options

Covid-19 updates: County may set up vaccine site; schools mull their instruction options

Phil Colvin, director of the Lancaster Emergency Management Agency, speaks during a media briefing at the Lancaster County Public Safety Training Center on Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020. (Photo: Tim Stuhldreher)...
Lancaster County officials urge residents to help slow Covid-19 spread

Lancaster County officials urge residents to help slow Covid-19 spread

Dr. Michael Ripchinski, chief clinical officer for Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health, speaks about Covid-19 during a media briefing at the Lancaster County Public Safety Training Center on Tuesday, Nov....
News: Tuesday, Nov. 24

News: Tuesday, Nov. 24

State Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, speaks about a proposed election audit at the Capitol. (Source: Commonwealth Media Services) Headlines: • Gov. Wolf signs state budget bills: The $11 billion package...
No bar drinks on Thanksgiving Eve: Gov. Wolf announces tighter Covid-19 restrictions

No bar drinks on Thanksgiving Eve: Gov. Wolf announces tighter Covid-19 restrictions

Gov. Tom Wolf speaks to the media in Lancaster Township on Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020. (Photo: Tim Stuhldreher) Gov. Tom Wolf announced additional restrictions in Pennsylvania on Monday as the...
By the numbers: Lancaster County exceeds 300 Covid-19 cases per 100K

By the numbers: Lancaster County exceeds 300 Covid-19 cases per 100K

The spread of coronavirus in Lancaster County and Pennsylvania as a whole continued unabated last week, according to the latest data. Lancaster County's Covid-19 case load has reached 328.2 cases...
News: Monday, Nov. 23

News: Monday, Nov. 23

Manheim Township students head into their first day of school on Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020. (Source: Manheim Township School District) Headlines: • 16 Lancaster County schools to remain online for...
Extraordinary Give raises a record $13.4 million

Extraordinary Give raises a record $13.4 million

Lancaster County Community Foundation President and CEO Sam Bressi, left, and Executive Vice President Tracy Cutler, right, celebrate during the Extra Give Cast livestream as the final few donations are...
Extraordinary Give 2020: #IGiveExtra

Extraordinary Give 2020: #IGiveExtra

A selfie-ready "I Give Extra" hashtag stands in Lancaster Square early on Extraordinary Give day, Friday, Nov. 20, 2020. (Photo: Olivia Spangler) Lancaster County residents stepped up in support of...
News: Friday, Nov. 20

News: Friday, Nov. 20

In this image from online video, Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health CEO Jan Bergen speaks at the health system's board meeting on Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020. Headlines: • LG Health...
Pa., Lancaster County set new Covid-19 case records

Pa., Lancaster County set new Covid-19 case records

The fall coronavirus surge is showing no sign of tapering, with Lancaster County and Pennsylvania both notching their highest one-day case totals yet. Lancaster County recorded 368 new cases Thursday,...
Dr. Levine: Covid-19 vaccine expected in December, but masks still needed in 2021

Dr. Levine: Covid-19 vaccine expected in December, but masks still needed in 2021

Pa. Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine speaks at a media briefing on Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020. Levine is wearing a mask in compliance with the stricter mask mandate she implemented...
Extraordinary Give 2020: ‘Lancaster, we need you to be all in’

Extraordinary Give 2020: ‘Lancaster, we need you to be all in’

(Source: ExtraGive.org) In a few hours, at the stroke of midnight, the 2020 Extraordinary Give will commence. Over the following 24 hours - all day Friday - Lancastrians will be...
News: Thursday, Nov. 19

News: Thursday, Nov. 19

The sitting judges of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. (Source: The State of Pennsylvania) Headlines: • Pa. GOP lawmakers push election audit resolution forward: The Republican House State Government committee met...