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Friday, Oct. 14

A rendering of the mixed-use complex proposed for the former Rebman’s site on Lancaster’s south side. (Source: OZ Fund)

• Fewer apartments planned at former Rebman’s site: The number now stands at 52, down from 72. Units would rent for $800 to $1,200, considered affordable for households at 80% of area median income. (Source: LNP)

• School board tables vote on transgender athlete policy: Manheim Township School board decided to wait until next year when its new solicitor joins the district. (Source: CBS 21)

• Affordable housing project for seniors nears completion in Mount Joy: The former Gerberich Payne shoe factory is being converted into 36 residential units. (Source: LNP)  

• More Pa. farms preserved from development: The latest statewide list encompasses 24 farms totaling more than 2,000 acres, including four properties in Lancaster County totaling just under 400 acres. (Source: ABC 27)

• Lawmakers consider legislation establishing ‘youth courts’: The programs allow young people to try and sentence their peers for certain offenses, rather than refer them to school disciplinary procedures or juvenile justice. (Source: Capital-Star)

• Nation/world: Jan. 6 committee votes to subpoena Trump. (Source: AP) Police officer, 4 others dead in Raleigh shooting. (Source: USA Today) North Korea intensifies military provocations. (Source: UPI) Most CEOs expect a recession. (Source: NPR) Climate activists throw soup on Van Gogh’s “Sunflowers.” (Source: BBC News)