Cars drive along Lincoln Highway East (Route 30) on Sunday, Feb. 20, 2022. (Photo: Tim Stuhldreher)

Fewer rental-assistance recipients staying at hotels

Cars drive along Lincoln Highway East (Route 30) on Sunday, Feb. 20, 2022. (Photo: Tim Stuhldreher) The number of Lancaster County households staying in local hotels through the Emergency Rental...
(Source: The Eviction Lab)

Report: U.S. evictions reaching pre-pandemic levels as rental assistance ebbs

(Source: The Eviction Lab) Evictions are returning to pre-pandemic levels and may be poised to rise further as low-income households contend with rising costs and the federal Emergency Rental Assistance...
From left, Republican gubernatorial candidates Dave White, Lou Barletta, Doug Mastriano and Bill McSwain participate in a televised debate on Wednesday, April 28, 2022. (Source: ABC 27)

Wednesday, May 4

From left, Republican gubernatorial candidates Dave White, Lou Barletta, Doug Mastriano and Bill McSwain participate in a televised debate on Wednesday, April 28, 2022. (Source: ABC 27) • How would ending...
In foreground, police chiefs David Steffen, left, and Jack Brommer testify to Senate Majority Policy Committee members Mario Scavello and Ryan Aument during a hearing at the East Hempfield Township Building on Monday, May 2, 2022. (Source: Majority Policy Committee)

Police staffing, barriers to collaboration among concerns raised at state hearing on crime policy

In foreground, police chiefs David Steffen, left, and Jack Brommer testify to Senate Majority Policy Committee members Mario Scavello and Ryan Aument during a hearing at the East Hempfield Township...
Top row, from left: AliceAnne Frost, Darleen Garcia. Bottom row, from left: Marlyn Barbosa, Rafael Torres.

As Tec Centro’s workforce training model expands to nearby cities, organizations seek state support

Top row, from left: AliceAnne Frost, Darleen Garcia. Bottom row, from left: Marlyn Barbosa, Rafael Torres. Over the past eight years, the Spanish American Civic Association's bilingual job-training initiative, Tec...
The U.S. Supreme Court. (Source: Wikipedia)

Tuesday, May 3

• Northwest EMS mulls creating municipal authority: Doing so would allow it to assess fees on all households in its jurisdiction. (Source: LNP) • Wolf: Abortion will remain legal in Pa.: The...
Lancaster Senior Games participants, from left, Kelly Wilson, Winnie Gerlach and Robert and Pat Landis. (Photo: Kyle Gamble)

Lancaster County welcomes back Senior Games after pandemic (video)

Lancaster Senior Games participants, from left, Kelly Wilson, Winnie Gerlach and Robert and Pat Landis. (Photo: Kyle Gamble) The Lancaster Senior Games have returned after being canceled the past two...
Lancaster Central Market (Source: City of Lancaster)

Monday, May 2

Lancaster Central Market (Source: City of Lancaster) • Central Market Trust executive director's plans go 'beyond market walls': Melissa Siwec, hired in March to lead the organization that manages the Lancaster...
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By the numbers: Covid-19 numbers creeping upward, hospitalizations still low

Lancaster County's weekly Covid-19 case counts crept up once again this week, reaching a total of 254. That's up 36% from 187 new cases recorded the previous seven days, according...
Flanked by state police Commissioner Col. Robert Evanchick Gov. Tom Wolf speaks about "ghost guns" at a news conference outside WellSpan York Hospital on Friday, April 29, 2022. (Source: Pa.gov)

Gov. Wolf: Pa. ready to tighten restrictions on ‘ghost guns’

Flanked by state police Commissioner Col. Robert Evanchick Gov. Tom Wolf speaks about "ghost guns" at a news conference outside WellSpan York Hospital on Friday, April 29, 2022. (Source: Pa.gov)...
A rendering of the children's library planned at the Lancaster Public Library's Ewell Plaza location. (Source: Hammel Associates Architects)

Friday, April 29

A rendering of the children's library planned at the Lancaster Public Library's Ewell Plaza location. (Source: Hammel Associates Architects) • Lancaster Public Library kicks off development of Ewell Plaza facility: The...
Photojournalist George Steinmetz talks about a drone photo he took of an Amish farm in Lancaster County in his keynote address at the "Food for Thought" forum at the Ware Center in Lancaster on Wednesday, April 27, 2022. (Photo: Tim Stuhldreher)

Forum offers ‘Food for Thought’ on agriculture here and worldwide

Photojournalist George Steinmetz talks about a drone photo he took of an Amish farm in Lancaster County in his keynote address at the "Food for Thought" forum at the Ware...
Three "Lancaster Changemakers" receive grants from the Giant Co. during the "Food for Thought" forum at the Ware Center on Wednesday, April 28, 2022. From left: Jessica Groves, manager of community impact, the Giant Co.; Zeshan Ismat; Hawa Lassanah; Shauna Yorty; Parag Shah, vice president of omnichannel merchandising, the Giant Co. (Photo: Tim Stuhldreher)

‘Lancaster Changemakers’ recognized at forum

Three "Lancaster Changemakers" receive grants from the Giant Co. during the "Food for Thought" forum at the Ware Center on Wednesday, April 28, 2022. From left: Jessica Groves, manager of...
From left, Republican gubernatorial candidates Dave White, Lou Barletta, Doug Mastriano and Bill McSwain participate in a televised debate on Wednesday, April 28, 2022. (Source: ABC 27)

Thursday, April 28

From left, Republican gubernatorial candidates Dave White, Lou Barletta, Doug Mastriano and Bill McSwain participate in a televised debate on Wednesday, April 28, 2022. (Source: ABC 27) • Avian flu found...
Mayor Danene Sorace administers the oath of office to Fire Chief Todd Hutchinson as Hutchinson's family look on during a City Council meeting on Tuesday, April 26, 2022. (Photo: Tim Stuhldreher)

Todd Hutchinson takes oath as city fire chief

Mayor Danene Sorace administers the oath of office to Fire Chief Todd Hutchinson as Hutchinson's family look on during a City Council meeting on Tuesday, April 26, 2022. (Photo: Tim...
In this image from online video, Dena Maounis, at podium, addresses Lancaster City Council about short-term rentals on Tuesday, April 26, 2022. Seated at the conference table are Director of Community Planning & Economic Development Chris Delfs, right; and Chief Planner Douglas Smith, second from right. (Source: City of Lancaster)

City Council moves closer to action on ‘Airbnb’-style short-term rentals

In this image from online video, Dena Maounis, at podium, addresses Lancaster City Council about short-term rentals on Tuesday, April 26, 2022. Seated at the conference table are Director of...
Linda Crockett (Source: Provided)

Protecting children from sexual abuse: A conversation with Safe Communities’ Linda Crockett

Linda Crockett (Source: Provided) Linda Crockett worked for more than 15 years at Samaritan Counseling Center, where her role involved developing and directing programs, primarily around family violence prevention and...
U.S. Rep Scott Perry (Source: perry.house.gov)

Wednesday, April 27

U.S. Rep Scott Perry (Source: perry.house.gov) • Lancaster County ranks well on health: It was No. 9 among Pennsylvania's 67 counties in the 2022 County Health Rankings published by the University...