Crabcake Shack food truck outside Tangier Outlets on Dec. 10. (Source: Tangier Outlets Lancaster)
Crabcake Shack food truck outside Tangier Outlets on Dec. 10. (Source: Tangier Outlets Lancaster)


East Lampeter Township supervisors approve temporary hotel shelter plan: The board unanimously approved a resolution allowing hotels in its jurisdiction to function as temporary shelters for those facing homelessness because of Covid-19. The resolution will be in effect until March 31, 2021, at which time the board may vote to renew it. (Source: LNP)

Pa. state senator plans to create bipartisan committee to review election results: Pa. Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman announced yesterday that he plans to introduce a resolution to create a special committee to review the 2020 election and propose reforms. The committee will be made up of four Democrats and four Republicans, with one of the GOP picks being Sen. Ryan Aument of Lancaster County. (Source: WGAL)

Postal delays frustrate businesses, consumers: The postal service blames problems on historic volumes coupled with employee shortages due to the pandemic. (Source: WGAL)

Lancaster malls get innovative to support holiday sales: Tanger Outlets in East Lampeter Township is offering shopping programs to keep customers coming while also maintaining safety guidelines. Offerings include curbside pickup, calling shopper services to have a staff member pick out items and bringing food trucks to the parking lot to maintain a festive atmosphere. (Source: ABC 27)

National/world roundup: U.S. saw more than 3 million deaths in 2020, most ever recorded. (Source: AP) Trump expected to sign spending bill, pandemic relief plan today. (Source: UPI) Biden picks Connecticut schools chief as secretary of education. (Source: AP) Stargazers treated to rare alignment of Jupiter and Saturn. (Source: Reuters) Massive congressional bill takes aim at climate change. (Source: AP)

Olivia Smucker