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United Way of Lancaster County


Monday, Dec. 4

The 2023 Kennedy Center honorees. Back row: Queen Latifah, Barry Gibb. Front row: Renee Fleming, Billy Crystal, Dionne Warwick. (Source: Kennedy Center)

• Penn State heading to Peach Bowl: The team will play Ole Miss on Dec. 30. (Source: WGAL)

• 100 mail-in ballots tossed due to post office delay: The ballots, postmarked Oct. 30, did not arrive at Lancaster County’s election office in time to be counted Nov. 7. (Source: LNP)

•  PennDOT holds local hiring event: Job-seekers with qualifications can learn about open CDL and mechanic positions at the fair, taking place from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday at PennDOT’s maintenance office, 2105 Lincoln Highway East. (Source: ABC 27)

• Spotlight PA reviews Gov. Shapiro’s first year: The publication tracked the governor’s track record against his campaign promises on issues including the economy, law enforcement and the environment. (Source: Spotlight PA)

• Salvation Army launches ‘Coats for Kids’ drive: The initiative, which runs all week, is a partnership with WGAL. (Source: WGAL)

• Philadelphia council votes to ban ski masks in certain areas: The measure, which now goes to Mayor Jim Kenney is intended to deter crime. Opponents say it could be discriminatory in practice. (Source: AP)

• Nation/world: Israel expands operations in Gaza. (Source: UPI) Supreme Court considers immunity provision in opioid settlement. (Source: NPR) Congress warned of dwindling funding for Ukraine military aid. (Source: AP) Spotify announces layoffs. (Source: NBC News) Biden hosts annual Kennedy Center gala. (Source: CBS News) ‘Rizz’ named word of the year for 2023. (Source: BBC News)