A Q&A with Lancaster City Alliance President Marshall Snively (Part 1)

A Q&A with Lancaster City Alliance President Marshall Snively (Part 1)

Marshall Snively (Source: Lancaster City Alliance) Marshall Snively has been the Lancaster City Alliance's president for the past four years. Snively, 53, was vice president of the James Street Improvement...
A Q&A with Lancaster City Alliance President Marshall Snively (Part 2)

A Q&A with Lancaster City Alliance President Marshall Snively (Part 2)

Lancaster City Alliance President Marshall Snively shows off his 2021 LAUNCH Music Festival badge next to an alliance banner. (Source: Lancaster City Alliance) The Lancaster City...
Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving!

(Source: Pixabay) One United Lancaster would like to wish our readers a safe and happy Thanksgiving weekend. Our staff is taking a break for the holiday. Posting will resume on...
United Way staff members share what they’re thankful for

United Way staff members share what they’re thankful for

(Source: One United Lancaster) Thanksgiving gives us all an opportunity to pause and reflect on what means the most to us, what enriches our lives, what touches our hearts. One...
Ephrata Area Social Services celebrates 50 years

Ephrata Area Social Services celebrates 50 years

Joy Ashley, executive director of Ephrata Area Social Services, gives a tour of the Hand UP food pantry on Friday, Nov. 19, 2021. (Photo: Tim Stuhldreher) When Ephrata Area Social...
Lititz Chooses Love to celebrate ‘safe space’ venue Dec. 15

Lititz Chooses Love to celebrate ‘safe space’ venue Dec. 15

(Source: Lititz Chooses Love) Local LGBTQ+ organization Lititz Chooses Love will hold a grand opening celebration from 4 to 8 p.m. Dec. 15 to introduce its new space. The drop-in...
LGBTQ+ Coalition celebrates 3rd anniversary with GAYLA

LGBTQ+ Coalition celebrates 3rd anniversary with GAYLA

Master of Ceremonies Chi Chi Unbothered Mizrahi addresses the crowd during the Lancaster LGBTQ+ Coalition's Gayla at Tellus 360 on Sunday, Nov. 14, 2021. (Photo: Ole Hongvanthong | PhotOle Photography)...
The Mix’s ‘Legacy’ mural highlights Lancaster legends (video)

The Mix’s ‘Legacy’ mural highlights Lancaster legends (video)

The "Legacy" mural at The Mix. (Photo: Kyle Gamble) The Mix recently added a feature to its courtyard: A "Legacy Mural" honoring prominent local Black leaders. "When I thought of...
How can U.S. improve child care? PolicyLab has some suggestions

How can U.S. improve child care? PolicyLab has some suggestions

(Source: Policylab.chop.edu) Rebecka Rosenquist Increasing support for caregivers through subsidies and public policy changes would be broadly beneficial, according to the PolicyLab research center at Children's...
LG Health Covid-19 vaccine clinic serves 400+ children (photos)

LG Health Covid-19 vaccine clinic serves 400+ children (photos)

Julian Clingan poses by the vaccine clinic sign before getting his Covid-19 vaccine. (Photo: Olivia Smucker) Julian Clingan and his mother, Melissa, were among the first to arrive at Penn...
United Way to host online forum on workforce, childcare issues (updated)

United Way to host online forum on workforce, childcare issues (updated)

Top, from left: Stacie Blake, Steve Doster, Kimberly Early. Bottom, from left: Tyrone Scott, state Rep. Mike Sturla. (Source: Provided) Rebecca O'Shea United Way of Lancaster...
Legal aid during Covid-19: A Q&A with MidPenn Legal Services’ Laurie Baughman

Legal aid during Covid-19: A Q&A with MidPenn Legal Services’ Laurie Baughman

Laurie Baughman (Source: Provided) The coronavirus pandemic has been a busy time for MidPenn Legal Services. The nonprofit provides professional counsel and representation in civil legal issues free of cost...
Everyone can help to combat  domestic violence (opinion)

Everyone can help to combat domestic violence (opinion)

Domestic Violence Services Director Christine Gilfillan, at center left in purple sweater, poses with the DVS staff, wearing purple in honor of October's Domestic Violence Awareness Month. (Source: Provided) A...
Making a career in the business of second chances: A Q&A with Chris Dreisbach

Making a career in the business of second chances: A Q&A with Chris Dreisbach

Chris Dreisbach (Photo: Provided) As the owner, executive director or leader of more than half a dozen businesses and initiatives in Lancaster County, Chris Dreisbach is quickly becoming a household...
Pride celebrates LGBTQ+ community in Lancaster (video)

Pride celebrates LGBTQ+ community in Lancaster (video)

After going virtual last year Lancaster Pride was thrilled to host its flagship annual event in person on Sunday at Clipper Magazine Stadium. The event featured live music and drag...
Online forum on workforce challenges is today; more panelists added

Online forum on workforce challenges is today; more panelists added

Salena Coachman, left, and Vanessa Philbert. (Source: Provided) Two more panelists have been added to the United Way of Lancaster County's "Conversation in OUR Community" on workforce issues, bringing the...
In-person Lancaster Pride returns Sunday at Clipper Magazine Stadium

In-person Lancaster Pride returns Sunday at Clipper Magazine Stadium

Attendees at the 2019 Lancaster Pride festival. (Source: LancPride.com) Lancaster Pride is hosting the return of its in-person Pride Festival from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 24,...
Tree planting planned in Lancaster Cemetery

Tree planting planned in Lancaster Cemetery

(Source: Northeast Neighbors United) Local conservation and neighborhood activists are inviting Lancaster residents to Lancaster Cemetery to plant trees and clean up the grounds. The community event runs from 9...