News: Monday, Nov. 23

News: Monday, Nov. 23

Manheim Township students head into their first day of school on Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020. (Source: Manheim Township School District) Headlines: • 16 Lancaster County schools to remain online for...
Extraordinary Give raises a record $13.4 million

Extraordinary Give raises a record $13.4 million

Lancaster County Community Foundation President and CEO Sam Bressi, left, and Executive Vice President Tracy Cutler, right, celebrate during the Extra Give Cast livestream as the final few donations are...
Extraordinary Give 2020: #IGiveExtra

Extraordinary Give 2020: #IGiveExtra

A selfie-ready "I Give Extra" hashtag stands in Lancaster Square early on Extraordinary Give day, Friday, Nov. 20, 2020. (Photo: Olivia Spangler) Lancaster County residents stepped up in support of...
News: Friday, Nov. 20

News: Friday, Nov. 20

In this image from online video, Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health CEO Jan Bergen speaks at the health system's board meeting on Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020. Headlines: • LG Health...
Pa., Lancaster County set new Covid-19 case records

Pa., Lancaster County set new Covid-19 case records

The fall coronavirus surge is showing no sign of tapering, with Lancaster County and Pennsylvania both notching their highest one-day case totals yet. Lancaster County recorded 368 new cases Thursday,...
Dr. Levine: Covid-19 vaccine expected in December, but masks still needed in 2021

Dr. Levine: Covid-19 vaccine expected in December, but masks still needed in 2021

Pa. Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine speaks at a media briefing on Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020. Levine is wearing a mask in compliance with the stricter mask mandate she implemented...
Extraordinary Give 2020: ‘Lancaster, we need you to be all in’

Extraordinary Give 2020: ‘Lancaster, we need you to be all in’

(Source: ExtraGive.org) In a few hours, at the stroke of midnight, the 2020 Extraordinary Give will commence. Over the following 24 hours - all day Friday - Lancastrians will be...
News: Thursday, Nov. 19

News: Thursday, Nov. 19

The sitting judges of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. (Source: The State of Pennsylvania) Headlines: • Pa. GOP lawmakers push election audit resolution forward: The Republican House State Government committee met...
News: Wednesday, Nov. 18

News: Wednesday, Nov. 18

Lancaster General Hospital Headlines: • Area hospitals contend with Covid-19 surge: Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health is beginning to reschedule some elective procedures, according to an internal email. (Source: LNP) Meanwhile,...
School District of Lancaster to switch back to fully remote teaching

School District of Lancaster to switch back to fully remote teaching

In this image from online video, Dr. Thomas Coyne speaks to the School Board of Lancaster during its meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2020. Behind him at right is Joe...
WellSpan limits visitors due to Covid-19

WellSpan limits visitors due to Covid-19

WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital (Source: WellSpan Health) WellSpan Health is suspending almost all visitation at its facilities, including WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital, due to coronavirus, effective Tuesday. In most circumstances,...
Health Secretary Levine announces new Covid-19 mask, travel rules

Health Secretary Levine announces new Covid-19 mask, travel rules

Pa. Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine speaks to reporters during an online media call on Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020. (Source: PA.gov) Pennsylvania will impose a stricter mask rule and new...
Superintendents weigh next Covid-19 moves with physicians’ input

Superintendents weigh next Covid-19 moves with physicians’ input

Mike Bromirski, inset, is superintendent of Hempfield School District. (Source: Provided) As coronavirus cases surge, school officials are facing what could be life-or-death decisions: Whether to stay open, to shift...
By the numbers: Mid-month data on Covid-19 in Lancaster County

By the numbers: Mid-month data on Covid-19 in Lancaster County

At a glance Covid-19 cases at LGH, Ephrata rise steeply, hit new high, but hospital capacity still adequate Death toll up slightly New cases highest in city and surrounding suburbs...
News: Tuesday, Nov. 17

News: Tuesday, Nov. 17

The Lancaster Public Library (Source: Wikipedia) Headlines: • Lancaster Library creates study hall for students to study, use wi-fi: The library's second floor is open three times a week for...
Philadelphia to impose Covid-19 lockdown

Philadelphia to impose Covid-19 lockdown

(Source: Phila.gov) Philadelphia officials announced sweeping new restrictions Monday in an effort to combat the rapid spread of coronavirus. The order requires all high schools and colleges to move to...
Locations providing free Thanksgiving meals in Lancaster County

Locations providing free Thanksgiving meals in Lancaster County

(Source: 211 East) The listing of free Thanksgiving 2020 meals has been compiled by Pennsylvania 211 East, a program of United Way of Lancaster County. While every effort has been...
As Covid-19 surges, Health Secretary Levine emphasizes individual measures, local control

As Covid-19 surges, Health Secretary Levine emphasizes individual measures, local control

Pa. Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine speaks to reporters during an online media call on Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020. (Source: PA.gov) Despite Pennsylvania's coronavirus incidence soaring past the levels seen...