Edward Hand Middle School (Source: School District of Lancaster)
Edward Hand Middle School (Source: School District of Lancaster)

Headlines for Wednesday, June 24, 2020:

Petition to rename Hand Middle School: School District of Lancaster board members called for renaming the school before the 2020-21 school year begins. Gen. Edward Hand, a Revolutionary War general, was a slave owner. (Source: LNP)

Lancaster police seek 'person of interest' in connection with incendiary devices: The homemade incendiaries were found May 30 near City Hall. Police have released surveillance photos of a man they want to identify. (Source: WGAL)

LCBC pastor apologizes for sermon comments: David Ashcraft had said that while "saying 'Black lives matter' ... is simply saying what God himself says," the organization Black Lives Matter "is filled with hate and violence and intolerance." (Source: LNP)

National roundup: Dr. Anthony Fauci says the coming weeks will be critical in battle against Covid-19. (Source: AP) FBI says investigation shows NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace was not a hate crime victim (Source: ABC News) In Arizona, President Trump slams "left-wing mob." (Source: Reuters) The International Monetary Fund predicts a 5% contraction in world GDP. (Source: Business Insider)

Tim Stuhldreher