Fair housing forum discusses Lancaster’s affordable housing shortage

Fair housing forum discusses Lancaster’s affordable housing shortage

Clockwise from top left, Adrian Garcia, Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission; Brittany Mellinger, Tenfold; Jasmine Kraybill, Lancaster City Human Relations Commission; and Mark Rhodes, City of York Human Relations Commission are...
Lancaster Conservancy acquires land for nature preserve in York County

Lancaster Conservancy acquires land for nature preserve in York County

A portion of the Reist Nature Preserve. (Photo: Jenn Teson) Timing its announcement to coincide with Earth Day, the Lancaster Conservancy said today it has acquired 270 acres of land...
News: Thursday, Apr. 22

News: Thursday, Apr. 22

President Joe Biden addresses global leaders in this screenshot from the livestream of the Leaders Summit on Climate. (Source: WhiteHouse.gov) Headlines: • Biden's changing refugee policies leave Lancaster families concerned:...
With vaccine clinic, Church World Service, continues helping refugees through pandemic

With vaccine clinic, Church World Service, continues helping refugees through pandemic

Chris Eyer, left, and Mary LeVasseur of Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health check in patients during a Covid-19 clinic sponsored by Church World Service on Thursday, April 15, 2021. (Source:...
Research endorses extra outreach to refugees, immigrants during Covid-19

Research endorses extra outreach to refugees, immigrants during Covid-19

Patients register at Church World Service's Covid-19 vaccine clinic on Thursday, April 15, 2021. (Source: Provided) Church World Service has been providing extra support to local immigrants and refugees to...
News: Wednesday, Apr. 21

News: Wednesday, Apr. 21

Derek Chauvin reacts as his verdict is read out in court in Minneapolis on Tuesday, April 20, 2021. (Source: Washington Post) Headlines: • Derek Chauvin found guilty on all counts...
Pa. officials tout new savings in Pennie.com health plans

Pa. officials tout new savings in Pennie.com health plans

Pennie.com Executive Director Zachary Sherman speaks with the media about enhancements to the state-run insurance exchange on Tuesday, April 20, 2021. (Source: Pa.gov) Pennsylvanians who need health insurance should take...
Lancaster EMS brings the Covid-19 vaccine to homes (video)

Lancaster EMS brings the Covid-19 vaccine to homes (video)

As the effort to get the Covid-19 vaccine into arms continues, Lancaster EMS has been going the extra mile to make sure homebound individuals aren't left behind. Bob May, executive...
Vaccine center has 12,000+ open appointments

Vaccine center has 12,000+ open appointments

The banner on the south facade of the Vaccinate Lancaster community vaccination center at Park City Mall. (Photo: Tim Stuhldreher) The Covid-19 vaccine supply shortages seen just weeks ago are...
News: Tuesday, Apr. 20

News: Tuesday, Apr. 20

Chelsea Christmas, the founder of Fit City Women and winner of Assets' 2021 Great Social Enterprise Pitch. (Source: Assets) Headlines: • Vaccinate Lancaster administers 100,000th Covid-19 vaccine dose: Lancaster County...
Gov. Wolf receives 1st dose of Covid-19 vaccine

Gov. Wolf receives 1st dose of Covid-19 vaccine

Dr. Asceline Go, vice president of medical services at Family First Health, administers a Covid-19 vaccine shot to Gov. Tom Wolf at Family First's vaccine clinic in York on Monday,...
News: Monday, Apr. 19

News: Monday, Apr. 19

Photo of the NASA Mars helicopter taking flight from the surface of Mars. (Source: NASA) Headlines: • Midstate appointments for Covid-19 vaccinations filling more slowly than expected: Local officials point...
By the numbers: Spring Covid-19 surge still here

By the numbers: Spring Covid-19 surge still here

Lancaster County's Covid-19 case counts (solid line) and projections (dotted line) as of Wednesday, April 14, 2021. Last week's projection suggested ongoing increases; the current projection is flat. (Source: PolicyLab)...
Gov. Wolf encourages vaccination, will get his own 1st shot Monday

Gov. Wolf encourages vaccination, will get his own 1st shot Monday

Gov. Tom Wolf speaks to the media at Penn State Health's community vaccination center in Hershey on Friday, April 16, 2021. (Source: Pa.gov) Gov. Tom Wolf is getting his first...
News: Friday, Apr. 16

News: Friday, Apr. 16

Brethren Valley staff members getting the Covid-19 vaccination on Jan. 11. (Source: Brethren Village) Headlines: • Proposed legislation would provide $100 million for underfunded districts, including SDL: Known as the...
Community survey next step in Ewell Plaza public art process

Community survey next step in Ewell Plaza public art process

An artist's rendering of the library in Ewell Plaza. (Source: City of Lancaster) The City of Lancaster has created a survey to gather community input on the façade art at...
SACA hosts three-day Covid-19 vaccine clinic

SACA hosts three-day Covid-19 vaccine clinic

The sign for SACA's pop-up Covid-19 clinic at SACA headquarters. (Photo: Emily Ritchey) The Spanish American Civic Association started off its three-day Covid-19 vaccination clinic on Thursday, with more than...
Pilot ‘Gateways’ program shows promise in helping police at mental health incidents

Pilot ‘Gateways’ program shows promise in helping police at mental health incidents

Christopher Dreisbach and Ben McCoy, bottom row at center and right, speak about the Gateways initiative at a Lancaster City Council virtual meeting on Tuesday, April 13, 2021. (Source: Cityoflancasterpa.com)...