Listen: Local leaders discuss homelessness crisis amid Covid-19 on WITF’s Smart Talk

Listen: Local leaders discuss homelessness crisis amid Covid-19 on WITF’s Smart Talk

Mike McKenna and Jennifer Koppel Two Lancaster County nonprofit leaders appeared on WITF-FM's public affairs program "Smart Talk" on Tuesday to discuss the crisis of homelessness that is playing out...
Covid-19 vaccination under way for Lancaster County EMTs

Covid-19 vaccination under way for Lancaster County EMTs

Lancaster city Fire Chief Scott Little, left, displays his "I Got My Covid-19 Vaccine" sign after his vaccination at the Lancaster Health Center on Saturday, Jan. 2, 2020. He is...
News: Wednesday, Jan. 6

News: Wednesday, Jan. 6

Meals being distributed in front of St. Joseph's Children's Hospital on Dec. 20. Headlines: • School District of Lancaster plans to offer three different learning options for spring: Superintendent Damaris...
By the numbers: Lancaster County sees record Covid-19 deaths in December

By the numbers: Lancaster County sees record Covid-19 deaths in December

At a glance: Covid-19 deaths at all-time high; 207 deaths in December neared total of past 6 months Hospital cases peaked 2 weeks after Thanksgiving, then fell; now Christmas surge...
Survey - Vaccine

Survey shows Covid-19’s impact in Lancaster County

(Source: "Economic & Social Impacts of Covid-19 in Lancaster County," F&M Center for Sustained Engagement With Lancaster) Just under two-thirds of Lancaster County residents surveyed last fall said the Covid-19...
News: Tuesday, Jan. 5

News: Tuesday, Jan. 5

U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker speaks during a media briefing at the Lancaster County Public Safety Training Center on Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020. (Photo: Tim Stuhldreher) Headlines: • Covid-19 cases push...
Covid-19 trends, vaccine offer grounds for cautious optimism as 2021 begins

Covid-19 trends, vaccine offer grounds for cautious optimism as 2021 begins

Department of Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine speaks at a virtual media briefing on Monday, Jan. 4, 2021. (Photo: PA.gov) Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine said Monday she is "very...
News: Monday, Jan. 4

News: Monday, Jan. 4

Governor Wolf and Dr. Rachel Levine, the Pennsylvania Secretary of Health. (Source: State of Pennsylvania) Headlines: • As Gov. Wolf's indoor dining ban lifts, state departments crack down on noncompliance:...
Community First Fund plans launch of credit union, loan fund, policy center in 2021, with boost from $10M gift

Community First Fund plans launch of credit union, loan fund, policy center in 2021, with boost from $10M gift

Community FIrst Fund's Lancaster headquarters, 51 S. Duke St. (Photo: Tim Stuhldreher)   Dan Betancourt The timing "couldn't be any better," Dan Betancourt said. He was...
News: Thursday, Dec. 31

News: Thursday, Dec. 31

(Source: City of Lancaster) Headlines: • New Year's Eve celebrations reflect Covid-19 realities: In lieu of the Binns Park concerts of past years, Lancaster city will launch fireworks in the...
Pa. launches Covid-19 vaccine dashboard

Pa. launches Covid-19 vaccine dashboard

A screenshot of the county map included in Pennsylvania's Covid-19 vaccine dashboard, taken Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2020. The Pennsylvania Department of Health on Wednesday added an online dashboard showing the...
Wolf: Covid-19 rules imposed for holiday season will end Jan. 4

Wolf: Covid-19 rules imposed for holiday season will end Jan. 4

Gov. Tom Wolf speaks during an online media briefing on Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2020. Gov. Tom Wolf said Wednesday that he will allow the Covid-19 mitigation measures he imposed on...
News: Wednesday, Dec. 30

News: Wednesday, Dec. 30

The Spanish American Civic Association plans to open Tec Centro Southwest in 2021 at this site, the former Carol B. Winters Family Advocacy Center at the corner of High and...
‘Share the Love’ event continues through Jan. 4

‘Share the Love’ event continues through Jan. 4

(Source: Subaru) For a few more days, you can benefit a Lancaster County charity with a vehicle purchase. Through Jan. 4, 2021, as part of Subaru's annual Share the Love...
Project opportunities sought for MLK Day of Service

Project opportunities sought for MLK Day of Service

(Source: United Way of Lancaster County) The United Way of Lancaster County is encouraging local nonprofits to submit volunteer service projects for the 2021 MLK Day of Service on Monday,...
News: Tuesday, Dec. 29

News: Tuesday, Dec. 29

CVS personnel administer Covid-19 vaccines to staff at Landis Homes on Monday, Dec. 28, 2020. (Source: Landis Homes) Headlines: • First vaccinations in Lancaster County nursing homes: Landis Homes and...
News: Monday, Dec. 28

News: Monday, Dec. 28

CVS personnel administer a Covid-19 vaccine at The Reservoir long term care facility in Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Dec. 18, 2020. (Source: CVS) Headlines: • Pa. begins Covid-19 vaccinations in...
Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays!

One United Lancaster would like to wish all its readers a safe and joyous holiday. We are taking a Christmas break until Monday, Dec. 28.