News: Wednesday, Oct. 14

News: Wednesday, Oct. 14

Governor Wolf and Dr. Rachel Levine, the Pennsylvania Secretary of Health. (Source: State of Pennsylvania) Headlines: • Lancaster County District Attorney to release findings on police shooting: A press conference...
Lancaster honors Father Allan Wolfe, Carlos Graupera

Lancaster honors Father Allan Wolfe, Carlos Graupera

Father Allan Wolfe, left, and Carlos Graupera (Source: Provided) Two leaders of organizations that serve Lancaster's Hispanic population were honored with lifetime achievement awards at Tuesday's City Council meeting. Carlos...
City Council, mayor pressed over police Chief Berkihiser’s ouster

City Council, mayor pressed over police Chief Berkihiser’s ouster

Chief Jarrad Berkihiser (Source Lancaster Bureau of Police) Lancaster City Council President Ismail Smith-Wade-El The president of Lancaster City Council on Tuesday denied an allegation that...
Pa. rental, mortgage relief programs to let creditors seek repayment above $750 cap

Pa. rental, mortgage relief programs to let creditors seek repayment above $750 cap

Gov. Tom Wolf Gov. Tom Wolf on Tuesday announced Pennsylvania will lift the restriction on its Covid-19 rent and mortgage relief programs that requires landlords and mortgage holders to accept...
News: Tuesday, Oct. 13

News: Tuesday, Oct. 13

Gisele Fetterman Headlines: • Covid-19 case rates rise in central Pennsylvania: Weekly averages are up by 18% in Lancaster County, and by 72% in Lebanon County. (Source: LNP) • School...
News: Monday, Oct. 12

News: Monday, Oct. 12

Judge Amy Coney Barrett Headlines: • Some in-person classes resume at School District of Lancaster: Pre-K and Phoenix Academy students begin today. Other students will return over the next four...
State Sen. Scott Martin and Lancaster City Councilwoman Janet Diaz

Candidates discuss ways to improve, expand child care, education [Video]

From left: Scott Martin; Janet Diaz; Michele Wherley; Dana Hamp Gulick. There was little if any disagreement on the fundamental importance of early childhood education and high-quality childcare during an...
News: Friday, Oct. 9

News: Friday, Oct. 9

Jasmyne King is the director of the YWCA Lancaster's Center for Racial and Gender Equity. (Source: YWCA Lancaster) Headlines: • Pa. Covid-19 daily new cases up 20% on average: Four...
Pa. utility commission authorizes shutoffs to resume Nov. 9 for higher-income households

Pa. utility commission authorizes shutoffs to resume Nov. 9 for higher-income households

(Source: PA Public Utility Commission) The commission that regulates most Pennsylvania utilities announced Thursday it will allow shutoffs to resume early next month — but low- and moderate-income households will...
With Camp Shand sale, Lancaster Family YMCA takes another step toward sustainability

With Camp Shand sale, Lancaster Family YMCA takes another step toward sustainability

Campers enjoy an array of activities in this collage from Camp Shand's brochure. (Source: Lancaster Family YMCA) The future of the Lancaster Family YMCA is looking a lot brighter than...
News: Thursday, Oct. 8

News: Thursday, Oct. 8

A denizen of Field of Screams welcomes visitors. (Source: Field of Screams) Headlines: • Field of Screams opens with Covid-19 safety protocols, new attractions: The Lancaster-area haunted house has removed...
By the numbers: Local Covid-19 deaths, inpatient admissions drop in September, cases up slightly

By the numbers: Local Covid-19 deaths, inpatient admissions drop in September, cases up slightly

The COVID-19 pandemic weakened significantly in September. The virus took the lives of just 13 county residents during the month, according to the office of County Coroner Dr. Stephen Diamantoni....
Court: Wolf’s limits on gatherings remain enforceable during appeal

Court: Wolf’s limits on gatherings remain enforceable during appeal

Gov. Tom Wolf speaks at the Millersville branch of Lancaster EMS on Thursday, July 30, 2020. (Source: Office of the Governor) A federal appeals court stayed the lower court order...
News: Wednesday, Oct. 7

News: Wednesday, Oct. 7

Wednesday's vice presidential debate will happen at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City. (Source: University of Utah) Headlines: • Gov. Tom Wolf relaxes spectator limits for local outdoor...
CHI St. Joseph Children’s Health web series to feature United Way’s Kevin Ressler

CHI St. Joseph Children’s Health web series to feature United Way’s Kevin Ressler

Lancaster County United Way President and CEO Kevin Ressler will be the featured guest this weekend on "Conversations about Healthy Communities," an online video series from CHI St. Joseph Children's...
News: Tuesday, Oct. 6

News: Tuesday, Oct. 6

Mennonite pastor Chester Wenger (Source: Eastern Mennonite University) Headlines: • Dozens of charges for arrested protesters dropped: In preliminary hearings Monday, Magisterial District Judge Bruce Roth dropped many of the...
Gov. Wolf restarts Covid-19  aid programs for renters, homeowners

Gov. Wolf restarts Covid-19 aid programs for renters, homeowners

Gov. Tom Wolf speaks to the media in Lancaster Township on Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020. (Photo: Tim Stuhldreher) Gov. Tom Wolf has given property owners and tenants more time to...
State Sen. Scott Martin and Lancaster City Councilwoman Janet Diaz

Coming Thursday: Hear from local candidates in online forum

From left: Scott Martin; Janet Diaz; Michele Wherley; Dana Hamp Gulick. The United Way of Lancaster County, in partnership with the Children Matter Action Fund, Community Action Partnership and Lancaster...