Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman takes part in a Pennsylvania Police Officers Memorial Day on Monday, May 9, 2022. (Source: Office of Sen. Corman)

Thursday, May 12

Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman takes part in a Pennsylvania Police Officers Memorial Day on Monday, May 9, 2022. (Source: Office of Sen. Corman) • Corman drops out of GOP...
State Sen. Ryan Aument and Sue McPhedran of Mission First Housing Group, center, cut a ribbon to mark the opening of the newly renovated Park Place Apartments in Elizabethtown on Friday, May 7, 2022. (Photo: Tim Stuhldreher)

Park Place renovation preserves 32 affordable housing units in Elizabethown

State Sen. Ryan Aument and Sue McPhedran of Mission First Housing Group, center, cut a ribbon to mark the opening of the newly renovated Park Place Apartments in Elizabethtown on...
In this image from online video, Lancaster resident Walt Rowen, at podium, speaks to City Council about short-term rentals on Tuesday, May 10, 2022. Seated at the table are, from left, city Chief Planner Douglas Smith and Chris Delfs, director of Community Planning & Economic Development. (Source: City of Lancaster)

City Council OKs restricting ‘Airbnb’-style rentals in residential areas

In this image from online video, Lancaster resident Walt Rowen, at podium, speaks to City Council about short-term rentals on Tuesday, May 10, 2022. Seated at the table are, from...
Community members rally in support of Hempfield School District LGBTQ+ students before a school board meeting on Tuesay, May 10, 2022. (Photo: Jamie Beth Cohen)

Wednesday, May 11

Community members rally in support of Hempfield School District LGBTQ+ students before a school board meeting on Tuesay, May 10, 2022. (Photo: Jamie Beth Cohen) • Hempfield school board hears from...
U.S. Sen. Bob Casey (Source: casey.senate.gov)

Sen. Casey announces support for federal abortion-rights law

U.S. Sen. Bob Casey (Source: casey.senate.gov) U.S. Sen. Bob Casey on Tuesday announced his support for protecting access to abortion in federal law. In a statement, the Pennsylvania Democrat said...
Claudia Rojas, inset, has been picked to create a mural for the Ganse Apothecary building. (Sources: City of Lancaster | OUL)

Cuban-born artist selected for ‘welcome’ mural

Claudia Rojas, inset, has been picked to create a mural for the Ganse Apothecary building. (Sources: City of Lancaster | OUL) Lancaster city and Church World Service Lancaster have selected...
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FAQ: The May 17 primary election

(Source: Pa.gov) Next Tuesday, May 17, is Pennsylvania's 2022 primary election, in which Republican and Democratic voters will choose their party's candidates for various municipal, school district and judicial offices....
In this image from online video, Sally Lyall speaks to commissioners John Trescot, Ray D'Agostino and Josh Parsons during an Election Board meeting on Wednesday, April 13, 2022. Seated between Lyall and Trescot is county Solicitor Jackie Pfursich. (Source: Lancaster County)

ACLU sues Lancaster County over ballot drop box removal

In this image from online video, Sally Lyall speaks to commissioners John Trescot, Ray D'Agostino and Josh Parsons during an Election Board meeting on Wednesday, April 13, 2022. Seated between...
(Source: Hempfield School District)

Tuesday, May 10

(Source: Hempfield School District) • Manheim Township supervisors to vote June 28 on Oregon Village: The board voted against admitting new testimony in the case. Three recusals by board members have...
Lizzie Hershberger, left, moderates a panel on the Plain Communities Task Force featuring, from left, Scott MacDerment, Mary Boll, Pamela Craddock, Judge Dennis Reinaker and Linda Crockett, at Forest Hills Mennonite Church on Friday, Apr. 29, 2022. (Photo: Tim Stuhldreher)

Revived Plain Community Task Force targets sexual abuse

Lizzie Hershberger, left, moderates a panel on the Plain Communities Task Force featuring, from left, Scott MacDerment, Mary Boll, Pamela Craddock, Judge Dennis Reinaker and Linda Crockett, at Forest Hills...
UGI drivers pose before the start of the Make-A-Wish Foundation convoy on Sunday, May 8, 2022. (Source: UGI)

Monday, May 9

UGI drivers pose before the start of the Make-A-Wish Foundation convoy on Sunday, May 8, 2022. (Source: UGI) • LNP finds Audit the Vote's election survey 'rife with errors': The group's...
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By the numbers: Covid-19 hospitalizations increase here, nationwide

Lancaster County has returned to the "substantial" level of Covid-19 transmission, where it was in early March, according to the U.S. for Centers for Disease Control & Prevention. There were...
A customer is served at the Hearth & Co. stand at Central Table Eatery during its open house at Lancaster General Hospital on Thursday, May 5, 2022. (Photo: Kyle Gamble)

LGH opens new eatery as part of ER expansion project (video)

Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health leaders showcased Lancaster General Hospital's new Central Table Eatery on Thursday, a communal hub for patients, visitors and health system employees to enjoy a broad...
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Planned Parenthood wants to reopen in Lancaster

(Source: Planned Parenthood) Planned Parenthood doesn't have a physical presence in Lancaster County. But that could change in the near future, a spokeswoman said Thursday. The organization is hoping to...
This image from a bus-mounted video camera shows the Fern Hollow bridge in Pittsburgh separated from its west abutment (red arrow) on Jan. 28, 2022. (Source: National Transportation Safety Administration)

Friday, May 6

This image from a bus-mounted video camera shows the Fern Hollow bridge in Pittsburgh separated from its west abutment (red arrow) on Jan. 28, 2022. (Source: National Transportation Safety Administration)...
(Source: City of Lancaster | OUL)

City considers always-on-Halloween trick-or-treat policy

(Source: City of Lancaster | OUL) Lancaster city's official Halloween trick-or-treat period would be 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 31, without exception, under guidance City Council is set to vote...
(Source: Franklin & Marshall College Poll)

Thursday, May 5

(Source: Franklin & Marshall College Poll) • 'Big Lie' pays off, increasing skepticism about election integrity: Among Pennsylvania Republican voters, 72% are dissatisfied with election operations, according to a new Franklin...
Heather Valudes (Source: Lancaster Chamber)

Valudes to become Lancaster Chamber’s first female CEO

Heather Valudes (Source: Lancaster Chamber) Heather Valudes will succeed Tom Baldrige as president and CEO of the Lancaster Chamber, its board announced Wednesday. Valudes, now the chamber's vice president, will...