News: Wednesday, Jan. 20

News: Wednesday, Jan. 20

Incoming vice president and president Kamala Harris and Joe Biden. (Source: Biden Inaugural Committee) Headlines: • Lancaster mayor reflects on 2020, looks forward in State of the City address: Mayor...
Ages 65+ added to Pa.’s first Covid-19 vaccine phase

Ages 65+ added to Pa.’s first Covid-19 vaccine phase

(Source: HHS.gov) Individuals age 65 and up and those with serious health conditions are now included in Pennsylvania's first phase of coronavirus vaccinations, the Department of Health said Tuesday. Previously,...
News: Tuesday, Jan. 19

News: Tuesday, Jan. 19

Pennsylvania Secretary of Health Dr. Levine speaks at a virtual press conference on Thursday, Nov 19, 2020. Headlines: • Biden taps Pa. Secretary of Health for assistant health secretary position:...
Chaos or Community? MLK Breakfast speaker Heather McGhee celebrates solidarity

Chaos or Community? MLK Breakfast speaker Heather McGhee celebrates solidarity

At right, Heather McGhee appears online during the 33rd annual MLK Breakfast on Monday, Jan. 18, 2020. It is time for all Americans to reject the destructive bargain of racism,...
News: Monday, Jan. 18

News: Monday, Jan. 18

Bishop Dwayne Royster Headlines: • NAACP speaker calls for 'new America': "This world we are in is only working for a few," Bishop Dwayne Royster said Sunday at the Lancaster...
Doctors say lack of local health department complicates Covid-19 vaccine rollout

Doctors say lack of local health department complicates Covid-19 vaccine rollout

In this image from online video, Marquis Lupton of TCP-The Cultured Professional, top left, moderates a Covid-19 discussion with Dr. Cherise Hamblin and Dr. Jeffrey Martin, on Tuesday, Jan. 12,...
Help Lancaster city, county decide grant funding priorities

Help Lancaster city, county decide grant funding priorities

(Source: City of Lancaster) Lancaster City and Lancaster County are conducting separate surveys to obtain community input on how they should spend millions of dollars from two federal grant programs....
Tonight is the deadline to enroll for health insurance through Pennie.com

Tonight is the deadline to enroll for health insurance through Pennie.com

(Source: Pennie.com) Today, Friday, Jan. 15, is the last day for Pennsylvanians to enroll for health care coverage through Pennie.com, the state's online marketplace. Midnight is the deadline for obtaining...
Local doctors counter ‘vaccine hesitancy’: Covid-19 shots are safe, effective

Local doctors counter ‘vaccine hesitancy’: Covid-19 shots are safe, effective

Dr. Sharee Livingson, left, discusses Covid-19 with Lancaster Mayor Danene Sorace during a "Live at 5" livestream on Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021. Three doctors, two of them Black women, had...
News: Friday, Jan. 15

News: Friday, Jan. 15

The Pennsylvania State Capitol. (Source: Wikimedia Commons) Headlines: • Gov. Wolf issues wavier for pharmacists to administer Covid-19 vaccine: The waiver allows them to do so without a doctor's order....
MLK Breakfast honorees announced

MLK Breakfast honorees announced

From left: Viola Thomas, Patricia Short, Kyonna Bowman, Rachel Farmer. (Source: CAP) Crispus Attucks Community Center and Community Action Partnership of Lancaster County will honor four people with community awards...
Tracking Covid-19 vaccination in Lancaster County

Tracking Covid-19 vaccination in Lancaster County

One United Lancaster has added data on Lancaster County Covid-19 vaccinations to its Statistics page. The information is based on the Pennsylvania Department of Health's vaccine dashboard and will be...
News: Thursday, Jan. 14

News: Thursday, Jan. 14

A rendering of the proposed Stehli Silk Mill redevelopment. Headlines: • Trump impeached again: The U.S. House voted 232-197 to impeach President Trump a second time, citing "incitement of insurrection....
PPP Round 3: Small businesses, nonprofits encouraged to apply to updated Covid-19 loan program

PPP Round 3: Small businesses, nonprofits encouraged to apply to updated Covid-19 loan program

Local businesses' signs are seen in the 300 block of North Queen Street in Lancaster. (Photo: Tim Stuhldreher) Dan Betancourt Community First Fund and its peers...
VITA tax prep service open for appointments

VITA tax prep service open for appointments

Michelle Ingham The United Way of Lancaster County's Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program is now scheduling appointments for tax preparation. The Lancaster VITA is one...
SDL to resume on-site education Jan. 25

SDL to resume on-site education Jan. 25

In this image from online video, the School District of Lancaster board discusses the resumption of in-person education during a meeting Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021. The School District of Lancaster...
News: Wednesday, Jan. 13

News: Wednesday, Jan. 13

UPMC Pinnacle staff transport a tray of Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine. (Source: UPMC Pinnacle) Headlines: • Lancaster County hospitals vaccinating non-frontline workers despite state guidelines: WellSpan Health and UPMC Pinnacle announced...
Pa. officials stress safety of Covid-19 vaccines

Pa. officials stress safety of Covid-19 vaccines

Flanked by Gov. Tom Wolf and Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine, Dr. Cynthia Chuang of Penn State Hershey Medical Center speaks via video link during an online state news briefing...