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Tuesday, July 12

Community members rally in support of Hempfield School District LGBTQ+ students before a school board meeting on Tuesay, May 10, 2022. (Photo: Jamie Beth Cohen)

• Hempfield School District to finalize transgender athlete policy: The proposed policy, to be voted on at 7 p.m. tonight, would restrict students to playing on teams that correspond with their gender at birth. (Source: CBS 21) A rally in support of trans students is planned for 6 p.m. (Source: ABC 27)

• Advocates celebrate funding for long-term care: Pennsylvania’s 2022-23 budget includes $515 million for elder care facilities, which officials say will assist recruiting and boost staffing ratios. (Source: CBS 21)

• Lancaster Country Day School welcomes new head of school: Incoming leader Matt Micciche will live in a Lancaster Township house acquired on his behalf for $930,000. (Source: LNP)

• Second venue cancels ‘Patriot’ film premiere featuring Mastriano: The the Wyndham Lancaster Resort and Convention Center has pulled out of hosting the event, days after Penn Cinema did the same. (Source: LNP)

• Outdoor Corps provides environmental, education job training: About 100 youths and young adults aged 15 to 25 are participating statewide in the Department of Conservation & Natural Resources program. (Source: WITF)

• Nation/world: Ukraine strikes Russian ammo depot. (Source: UPI) Jan. 6 hearing to day to focus on extremists. (Source: NPR) Former Olympian, Lancaster native attacked in LA. (Source: Fox 43) NASA reveals first Webb Space Telescope images. (Source: AP) Heinz Field renamed ‘Acrisure Stadium.’ (Source: Post-Gazette) Mennonites contribute to deforestation in Mexico. (Source: Reuters)