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United Way of Lancaster County


Thursday, Dec. 7

An Amtrak train heads out of Lancaster Station. (Source: Wikimedia)

• Pa. receives $143.6 million to improve train service: The funding will support improvements to Amtrak’s Philadelphia-to-Pittsburgh service, which runs through Lancaster. (Source: Capital-Star)

• Jewish community ‘vigilant’ this Hanukkah: Jewish organizations withdrew from ExtraGive to avoid controversy, Rabbi Jack Paskoff said. (Source: LNP)

• Elizabeth Township hires Warwick ambulance service: The move follows the township’s decision not to be part of the Municipal Emergency Services Authority being organized in northwest Lancaster County. (Source: LNP)

• Snow snarls morning commute: Milder weather returns for the weekend, with highs in the 50s. (Source: ABC 27)

• Spotlight PA sues Penn State: The publication says the university has held closed-door meetings in violation of Pennsylvania’s Sunshine Law. (Source: Spotlight PA)

• Nation/world: Rivals target Haley in GOP debate. (Source: NBC News) Rep. Bowman faces censure for pulling fire alarm. (Source: ABC News | AP) 3 dead in UNLV shooting. (Source: NPR) U.N. pushed to act on Gaza cease-fire. (Source: UPI) Republican Senators keep Ukraine aid from advancing. (Source: CBS News) Pearl Harbor veterans mark attack anniversary. (Source: AP)