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United Way of Lancaster County


Tuesday, Feb. 13

As Commissioner Josh Parsons looks on at right, U.S. Rep Lloyd Smucker speaks at a press conference opposing the Cuffs Run hydroelectric project on Monday, Feb. 12, 2024. (Source: Facebook)

• Wet snow blankets region: Speed limits have been lowered on highways and portions of I-81 and I-83 have been closed. (Source: WGAL) For a list of delays and closings, click here. (Source: WGAL)

• Officials oppose Cuffs Run hydroelectric project: U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker and Lancaster County’s three commissioners are among those fighting York Energy Storage’s project, which would flood hundreds of acres in York County. (Source: LNP)

• One dead, two injured in fire: An adult and a child are in the hospital following the house fire on Rosedale Avenue in Lancaster Township. (Source: CBS 21)

• Career & Training Center receives $85,000 grant: The money will go toward equipment for medical, veterinary and industrial programs. (Source: LNP)

• Cocoa prices rising sharply for Hershey: The candy giant says it anticipates flat earnings due to supply side cost issues. (Source: AP)

• Nation/world: Senate passes $95B foreign aid bill, House GOP signals opposition. (Source: CNN) Trump asks Supreme Court to overturn ruling, grant him absolute immunity. (Source: NBC News) Israel, Hamas making progress on cease-fire talks. (Source: AP) Inflation fell in January. (Source: ABC News) Super Bowl was most watched show in U.S. history. (Source: AP)