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United Way of Lancaster County


Wednesday, Aug. 2

Donald Trump (Source: Shealah Craighead |

• Municipalities stop livestreaming meetings after pandemic: Currently, 12 of Lancaster County’s 60 municipalities offer the means to watch meetings from home. (Source: LNP)

• Wanted: Young Ambassadors of Pa. to promote environmental awareness: Students in grades 10 to 12 are encouraged to apply by Sept. 14. (Source: ABC 27)

• City Hall softball tournament to benefit homelessness coalition: Police, firefighters and AFSCME staff will face off in the “Battle of the Unions” on Saturday at Clipper Magazine Stadium. (Source: LNP)

• Hazmat team responds to healthcare site in Ephrata: Four individuals were decontaminated following exposure to an unknown pesticide powder. Further details, including the site address, were not disclosed. (Source: CBS 21)

• Pa. connections cited in Trump indictment: The court document charging Donald Trump with trying to overturn the 2020 election references the Nov. 25, 2020, meeting in Gettysburg arranged by Rudy Guiliani and Trump’s repeated lies about Pennsylvania ballots. (Source: WGAL)

• Nation/world: Donald Trump indicted for trying to overturn 2020 election. (Source: UPI) Climate change made July hotter for 80% of world population. (Source: AP) Fitch downgrades U.S. credit rating to AA+. (Source: Reuters) Report: Russians tortured detainees in Kherson. (Source: CNN) Driver cited for gross negligence in Treat Williams’ death. (Source: AP)