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United Way of Lancaster County


Friday, Sept. 23

Carlos Graupera

• SACA’s Carlos Graupera to step down as CEO: SACA President Jose Lopez will take over as CEO sometime in 2023, but Graupera said he will remain active in the organization. (Source: LNP)

• Redrawn Pa. legislative districts shake up fall elections: Democrats are hoping to pick up seats, although they are unlikely to recapture House or Senate majorities, which Republicans have held since 2010. (Source: AP)

• Wegmans discontinues using plastic bags: Customers can now choose between reusable bags or 5-cent paper bags. (Source: CBS 21)

• Central PA Blood Bank reports shortages: The A surge over the Labor Day holiday reduced inventory to worrisome levels, the organization said. (Source: ABC 27)

• Lancaster County school districts struggle to fill support staff positions: Meanwhile, declines in new teacher certifications have district administrators worried for the future. (Source: LNP)

• Nation/world: Referendums on Russian annexation begin in Ukraine. (Source: UPI) Special master challenges Trump on baseless document-planting claims. (Source: NBC News) Labor Department says $45.6 billion in pandemic unemployment aid was likely stolen. (Source: CBS News) Hurricane Fiona nears northeast Canada. (Source: NPR) ‘Wolf Hall’ author Mantel dies at 70. (Source: BBC)