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United Way of Lancaster County


Monday, March 4

Ash Clatterbuck is seen in 2018 demonstrating a lockdown device used in environmental protests. (Photo: Mitch Epstein)

• Community mourns Ash Clatterbuck’s death: Clatterbuck, a transgender man, took his own life Feb. 27 at age 22. (Source: LNP) In an op-ed, his parents called on the community to love and support transgender youth and ensure “the same level of dignity, human rights and protection that the rest of us enjoy.” (Source: LNP)

• Judge says Amos Miller can resolve legal case with permit: Until the Amish farmer secures one, he may not sell raw milk products and may only produce them for his immediate family, County Judge Thomas Sponaugle ruled. (Source: Food Safety News)

• Three Senate candidates to have petition challenges heard this week: Democrat Will Parker and Republicans Joseph Vodvarka and Brandi Tomasetti will have their cases heard today, Tuesday and Friday, respectively. Challenges to U.S. House and Pennsylvania Legislature campaigns are also being heard. (Source: Capital-Star)

• York hosts Special Olympics PA winter competition: More than 500 athletes from Pennsylvania and other Atlantic seaboard states competed. (Source: CBS 21)

• Penn Sate Health reports improved financial results: The health system said it had a net operating surplus of $23 million over the past six months versus a loss of $114 million during the same period in 2022-23. (Source: PennLive)

• Nation/world: Haley wins D.C. Republican primary. (Source: UPI) Supreme Court expected to issue Trump ballot ruling today. (Source: USA Today) Jet Blue, Spirit terminate merger. (Source: NBC News) Astronauts head to International Space Station. (Source: AP) Haiti declares curfew. (Source: NPR)