Lancaster area Rotary Club members and other volunteers plant  trees and clean headstones at the Stevens Greenland Cemetery, a historically Black cemetery, on May 22, 2021. (Source: Rotary District 7390)
Lancaster area Rotary Club members and other volunteers plant trees and clean headstones at the Stevens Greenland Cemetery, a historically Black cemetery, on May 22, 2021. (Source: Rotary District 7390)

Headlines:

Recount triggered in Commonwealth Court race: Democrat Lori Dumas is leading Republican Drew Crompton by just 0.33% of votes cast. The threshold for the automatic recount is 0.5%. (Source: Spotlight PA)

Constables will transport Lancaster County Prison inmates: Prison staff normally take prisoners to outside medical appointments, but there is a staffing shortage. County commissioners approved a contract for the work on Wednesday. (Source: LNP)

Former gubernatorial candidate Scott Wagner sued over crash: The lawsuit alleges Wagner was asleep at the wheel when his pickup truck hit a sedan, seriously injuring its 89-year-old driver, in Maryland on May 8. (Source: Fox 43)

Volunteers help to restore historic Black cemeteries: Cemeteries can fall into disrepair when founding churches or organizations close or move. Unclear land title and Pennsylvania's limited cemetery laws further complicate research and preservation efforts. (Source: WITF)

National/world roundup: Kyle Rittenhouse testifies. (Source: ABC News) U.S., China announce climate cooperation. (Source: CNN) SpaceX launches rocket to space station. (Source: UPI) Federal judge blocks Texas ban on school mask mandates. (Source: CBS News) Former South African president de Klerk dies. (Source: BBC News)

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