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Monday, Oct. 16

The 2023 Lancaster Crop Walk. (Source: Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church)

• Crop Walk honors founder’s memory: The Rev. Alexander Veronis of Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church had been the longest-serving Crop Walk coordinator in the country. (Source: LNP)

• March for Life to be held in Harrisburg today: The annual anti-abortion event is one of the Capitol’s largest. (Source: Fox 43)

• Firefighter injured in crash has died: Chris McCann succumbed Saturday after sustaining serious injuries in a motorcycle accident in September, the firefighters union said. (Source: CBS 21)

• City bills North Plum Street property owners for demolition: Eight buildings caught on fire in March after the city condemned them in August 2019. The city bulldozed them, and is now seeking to recover $215,100. (Source: LNP)

• Rite Aid files for bankruptcy: Formerly based in Camp Hill, now Philadelphia, the chain is seeking Chapter 11 protection and is closing underperforming stores. (Source: ABC 27)

• Nation/world: Humanitarian crisis grows in Gaza. (Source: AP) Judge weighs gag order in Trump’s election subversion case. (Source: Politico) Maternity wards closures in Alabama raise concerns. (Source: NBC News) Muslim boy, 6, killed, woman injured in alleged hate crime. (Source: NPR) Australia fines X. (Source: CNN) ‘Three’s Company’ star Suzanne Somers dies at 76. (Source: UPI)