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United Way of Lancaster County


Wednesday, May 15

The offices of the Lancaster City Housing Authority. (Source:

• Lancaster City Housing Authority fills waitlists in under an hour: The authority accepted 100 applications apiece for studio and one-bedroom apartments. (Source: LNP)

• GOP Senate candidate Dave McCormick visits Lancaster: McCormick said presidential administrations need greater leeway to fire “bureaucrats who are underperforming. (Source: ABC 27)

• Pa. Supreme Court hears case involving former DA, Lancaster County: The law firm Kleinbard LLC says the county is liable for $69,000 in legal bills incurred by then-District Attorney Craig Stedman. (Source: LNP)

• Harrisburg City Council rejects contractor for Broad Street Market rebuilding: Citing diversity and equity issues, council members voted 5-2 against designating Alexander Building Construction Co. as construction manager. (Source: CBS 21)

• Mountville reinstates support of Lancaster Public Library: The $13,000, withheld over objections to a drag story hour, will go directly to the Mountville library branch, which must report how it is spent. (Source: LNP)

• Dover Area School Board introduces gender policies: They would require students to be referred to by the name and sex on their birth certificate; and limit participation in adolescent boys’ and girls’ sports to individuals of the respective sex. (Source: CBS 21)

• Nation/world: Russia advances toward Kharkiv. (Source: NBC News) Biden advances $1 billion in arms for Israel. (Source: AP) Cohen cross-examined in Trump trial. (Source: CBS News) NTSB: Ship lost power twice before hitting Baltimore bridge. (Source: UPI) Justice Department says Boeing broke deal to avoid prosecution. (Source: NPR) Hogan, Justice win Republican primaries in Maryland, West Virginia. (Source: CNN)