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United Way of Lancaster County


Wednesday, March 15

A Pride Fest flag adorns a bridge in Lititz Springs Park. (Source: Lititz Chooses Love)

• Lititz Springs Park board OKs Pride Fest: The decision to approve Lititz Chooses Love’s event puts the board at odds with the Lititz Moravian Congregation Board of Trustees, which says it has ultimate jurisdiction. (Source: LNP)

• Religious leaders organize for gun control: The Saving Lives: Ending Gun Violence Committee is chaired by Rev. Jennifer Mattson of St. Thomas Episcopal Church in Lancaster. (Source: WITF)

• Education fair-funding advocates criticize Shapiro budget: They want to see an increase for Level Up, which boosts funding for Pennsylvania’s 100 poorest school districts. (Source: Capital-Star)

• Sen. Casey discusses health issues: Casey said he recovered quickly from prostate cancer surgery and expects his fellow Democrat, Sen. John Fetterman, who is under treatment for post-stroke depression, to be back to work soon as well. (Source: WGAL)

• Workforce Development Board alters governing documents: The changes give county commissioners greater oversight over the board’s operations. (Source: LNP)

• Nation/world: Dow drops 500 amid concerns over Credit Suisse. (Source: CNBC) Hearing scheduled in case that could end access to abortion pill. (Source: USA Today) North Korea tests ballistic missiles. (Source: UPI) Huge seaweed belt threatens Florida shoreline. (Source: NPR) Elderly nursing home residents eke out life on pennies a day. (Source: AP)