News: Monday, Nov. 22

News: Monday, Nov. 22

In this video image, an SUV speeds through a Christmas parade in Waukesha, Wisconsin. (Source: City of Waukesha | Facebook) Headlines: • Pa. Senate GOP hires firm for 'forensic' election...
Extraordinary Give 2021 raises more than $15.8 million

Extraordinary Give 2021 raises more than $15.8 million

Flanked by colleagues, Lancaster County Community Foundation President and CEO Sam Bressi announces the grand total raised in the 2021 Extraordinary Give. (Source: Extra Give Cast) ...
Extraordinary Give 2021: Part 1 (video)

Extraordinary Give 2021: Part 1 (video)

(Photo: Tim Stuhldreher) Around 12:30 p.m., the Extraordinary Give fundraiser total crossed the $6 million mark. "Way to go, Lancaster!" the Lancaster County Community Foundation tweeted. Half an hour later,...
A 2021 Extraordinary Give photo gallery (updated)

A 2021 Extraordinary Give photo gallery (updated)

The Adrian Garcia Band performs at Extra Give Fest. (Photo: Tim Stuhldreher) Nonprofits and their supporters hosted numerous events throughout the day Friday to promote the Extraordinary Give and attract...
All adults eligible for Covid-19 vaccine boosters (update)

All adults eligible for Covid-19 vaccine boosters (update)

(Source: HHS.gov) Update: Late Friday, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control & Prevention issued a statement approving Covid-19 vaccine boosters for all U.S. adults. "Based on the compelling evidence, all...
News: Friday, Nov. 19

News: Friday, Nov. 19

In this image taken from police video, officers confront Christian Hall as he stands on the ledge of an overpass on Dec. 30, 2020. (Pa. State Police | Spotlight PA)...
Covid-19 cases increasing locally and statewide; public health experts urge caution over Thanksgiving

Covid-19 cases increasing locally and statewide; public health experts urge caution over Thanksgiving

Coronavirus case rates are rising again in Lancaster County, as they are doing statewide and across the U.S. The county is on pace to record around 1,300 new Covid-19 cases,...
A porch railing before lead remediation. (Source: City of Lancaster)

City, health officials welcome CDC’s stricter standard for childhood blood lead levels

Carolyn Scanlan, board chair, Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health, speaks at an launch event for LG Health's Lead Free Families program in Columbia on Monday, Aug. 23, 2021. (Photo: Tim...
By the numbers: Lancaster County rental assistance has paid out $11.4 million so far

By the numbers: Lancaster County rental assistance has paid out $11.4 million so far

Staff from the Lancaster County Redevelopment Authority and local nonprofits assist clients with Emergency Rental Assistance Program applications at the Rental & Utility Assistance Community Days event at Clipper Magazine...
News: Thursday, Nov. 18

News: Thursday, Nov. 18

Advocates for education funding reform rally at the Capitol in Harrisburg on Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021. (Source: Power Interfaith) Headlines: • Fair funding advocates rally at Capitol: They support the...
Pa. designates holidays to honor Mideast war veterans, first responders

Pa. designates holidays to honor Mideast war veterans, first responders

State Sen. Kristin Phillips-Hill, R-York, and retired Army Sgt. Harold Redding stand at a veterans' recognition event at the state Capitol in Harrisburg in November 2021. (Source: Senatorkristin.com) Pennsylvania has...
Vertical greenhouse no longer planned at Prince Street Garage

Vertical greenhouse no longer planned at Prince Street Garage

The vertical greenhouse would have abutted the West Orange Street facade of the Prince Street Garage. (Source: Lancaster Parking Authority) Plans for a large hydroponic "vertical greenhouse" along the south...
News: Wednesday, Nov. 17

News: Wednesday, Nov. 17

The Clubhouse at Willow Valley Communities. (Source: Willow Valley Communities) Headlines: • Judge says school mask mandate must end Dec. 4: Judge Christine Fizzano Cannon agreed to lift the automatic...
Lancaster Conservancy acquires former Camp Donegal site in York County

Lancaster Conservancy acquires former Camp Donegal site in York County

A creek runs through the former Camp Donegal property. (Photo: Jenn Teson | Lancaster Conservancy) The Lancaster Conservancy has acquired a forested property in eastern York County that served for...
News: Tuesday, Nov. 16

News: Tuesday, Nov. 16

(Source: Pa. Lottery) Headlines: • Pa. Sen. President Jake Corman to run for governor: The Republican plans to make an official announcement today. (Source: ABC 27) • Apartment complex proposed...
Lancaster’s 10th Extraordinary Give is Friday

Lancaster’s 10th Extraordinary Give is Friday

(Source: Lancaster County Community Foundation) On Friday, Nov. 19, the Lancaster County community will celebrate generosity with its 10th Extraordinary Give. The 24-hour Extraordinary Give or "Extra Give" encourages thousands...
News: Monday, Nov. 15

News: Monday, Nov. 15

Ernie and new Muppet Ji Young. (Source: AP) Headlines: • Opening arguments made in school funding lawsuit: Plaintiffs said state funding is insufficient in poorer school districts. Defendants said funding...
Forum makes case for a better-funded child care system (Video)

Forum makes case for a better-funded child care system (Video)

This composite image shows the panelists in the United Way of Lancaster County's "Conversation in OUR Community" on child care on Friday, Nov. 11, 2021. Top, from left: Stacie Blake,...