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Wednesday, Jan. 4

Brandon Flood of CeaseFire PA speaks at the “Fix Harrisburg” rally on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2023. (Source: Fair Districts PA)

• Lancaster General Hospital installing ‘baby box’: The hospital is holding a blessing today for the box, located on the Duke Street side of the Emergency Department. It allows a mother unable to parent to anonymously surrender an infant. (Source: WGAL)

• Mark Rozzi elected Pa. House Speaker: The Berks County Democrat said he will act as an independent, caucusing with neither party. (Source: Capital-Star)

• ‘Fix Harrisburg’ activists rally at Capitol: They say outdated procedural rules are allowing party leaders to block important legislation that has bipartisan support. (Source: CBS 21)

• Farm Show to kick off Saturday: This year’s theme is “Rooted in Progress.” (Source: Fox 43)

• Scam call claims to be from ‘Lancaster County process server’: There is no such office. Legal papers are served by sheriff’s deputies. (Source: WGAL)

• Nation/world: McCarthy falls short in 3 rounds of balloting for House Speaker (Source: NPR) Russia says troops’ cell phone use allowed Ukraine to target missiles. (Source: AP) Transgender woman executed in Missouri for murder. (Source: NBC News) Bills’ Hamlin remains in critical condition. (Source: CNN) Starts of 1968’s ‘Romeo & Juliet’ sue over underage nude scene. (Source: USA Today)