An aerial view of Lancaster looking up East King Street. (Source: EDC Lancaster)
An aerial view of Lancaster looking up East King Street. (Source: EDC Lancaster)

Headlines:

Lancaster city downtown may get a boost from Covid-19 restrictions easing: With the state loosening Covid-19 precautions on April 4, small businesses in the center of the city are poised to receive a boost in business from the thousands of white-collar workers returning to the officd. (Source: LNP)

Lancaster County homeless shelters could face wave of need as moratorium ends: With an already deceased amount of beds available at shelters and more residents having to stay longer in them, there is concern that the shelter system will become overwhelmed if the federal eviction moratorium ends as scheduled this week, local leaders said. (Source: LNP)

Inside the state's race to expand Covid-19 vaccine eligibility: While the Wolf administration has expressed confidence in meeting President Biden's May 1 deadline of opening Covid-19 vaccines to all, some people doing the work on the ground have expressed skepticism and worry about the rollout strategy. (Source: Spotlight PA)

National/world roundup: Derek Chauvin trial to be livestreamed to the public. (Source: USA Today) Children's welfare has received less attention during the pandemic. (Source: AP) Crews partially refloat ship stuck in the Suez Canal. (Source: UPI) WHO report says animals likely source of Covid-19. (Source: AP) Johnson & Johnson to supply African Union with up to 400 million Covid-19 vaccines. (Source: Reuters) Georgia voting law leads nationwide wave of rollback efforts. (Source: US News)

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