Volunteers load Blessings of Hope boxes into vehicles. (Source: Joe Smith | Blessings of Hope)
Volunteers load Blessings of Hope boxes into vehicles. (Source: Joe Smith | Blessings of Hope)

Headlines:

Blessings of Hope to expand: Driven in large part by increased need stemming from the Covid-19 pandemic, the food bank is planning a 20,000 square foot expansion. (Source: LNP) On Tuesday, Blessings of Hope partnered with Four Seasons Produce to give away 1,500 boxes of food. (Source: ABC 27)

Judge refuses to delay implementation of ruling on gathering size: The federal judge who said Gov. Wolf's limits on crowds are unconstitutional declined to authorize the state to continue enforcing those limits while it appeals the decision. (Source: CBS 21)

Local Covid-19 case rates, fatality rates decline: As of Monday, Lancaster County had gone eight days without a Covid-19 death. Still, experts urge caution, warning that the disease could rebound in the fall. (Source: LNP)

National roundup: Justice Ginsburg will be first woman to lie in state. (Source: USA Today) J&J launches late-stage trial of single-shot Covid-19 vaccine. (Source: Reuters) U.S. reaches 200,000 Covid-19 deaths. (Source: AP) Report: Census officials did not order shorter counting period. (Source: ABC News)

Tim Stuhldreher