Hazel I. Jackson Middle School dedication planned on Sept. 20

Hazel I. Jackson Middle School dedication planned on Sept. 20

(Source: School District of Lancaster) The newly renamed Hazel I. Jackson Middle School in the School District of Lancaster will be dedicated formally on Monday, Sept. 20, the 95th birthday...
Angela Williams named CEO of United Way Worldwide

Angela Williams named CEO of United Way Worldwide

Angela F. Williams (Source: Easterseals) United Way Worldwide on Thursday announced that Angela F. Williams will become the next president and CEO of the organization. Williams will be the first...
Elizabethtown school district seeks public input on possible school closures

Elizabethtown school district seeks public input on possible school closures

(Source: etownschools.org) Residents of the Elizabethtown Area School District are being invited to weigh in on whether to close one or more of its elementary schools. The Mill Road Elementary...
County to hold 9-11 remembrance on Friday

County to hold 9-11 remembrance on Friday

Lancaster County Public Safety Training Center (Source: Strunk-Albert Engineering) Lancaster County is inviting the public to a ceremony Friday, Sept. 10, to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11,...
Happy Labor Day weekend!

Happy Labor Day weekend!

A vintage poster announces a Labor Day parade in New York City. (Source: Smithsonian Institution) Established as a federal holiday in 1894, Labor Day recognizes the contribution of workers in...
YWCA Lancaster announces 2021 Women of Achievement honorees

YWCA Lancaster announces 2021 Women of Achievement honorees

YWCA Lancaster this week announced the four honorees for its upcoming 5th Annual YWCA Lancaster's Women of Achievement Awards. The four honorees are: • Starleisha Michelle Gingrich, Executive Director, Disrupt...
A pediatrician on the case for masks in schools

A pediatrician on the case for masks in schools

In less than a week [as of mid-August], schools across Lancaster County will begin opening their doors. Unfortunately, a time that is usually filled with excitement and eager anticipation is...
LG Health tightens visitor guidelines

LG Health tightens visitor guidelines

Lancaster General Hospital Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health is tightening up its visitation protocols due to the resurgence of Covid-19. Under the new policy: One designated companion will be permitted...
First Thursday Latino to hold ribbon cutting, tours for new HOPE Ministries offices

First Thursday Latino to hold ribbon cutting, tours for new HOPE Ministries offices

This Thursday evening, Sept. 2, First Thursday Latino will celebrate the inauguration of new offices for HOPE Ministries and Community Services in Lancaster city. The offices are located at 524...
Tenfold to offer virtual landlord forum Sept. 9

Tenfold to offer virtual landlord forum Sept. 9

Tenfold, the housing and financial security nonprofit, will host a virtual forum for landlords from 10 to 11 a.m. Sept. 9. The free Zoom event will cover "legal updates, Lancaster...
LG Health announces Covid-19 vaccine clinics

LG Health announces Covid-19 vaccine clinics

An LG Health employee administers a Covid-19 vaccine to resident Don Shaub during a clinic at Ruoff Towers on Tuesday, March 23, 2021. (Photo: Olivia Smucker) Penn Medicine Lancaster General...
African American Cultural Alliance of Lancaster to host music festival

African American Cultural Alliance of Lancaster to host music festival

(Source: AACA Lancaster) The African American Cultural Alliance of Lancaster has announced it will be hosting its first African American Music Festival at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 4, at...
Lancaster County’s Women United welcomes new chair, vice chair

Lancaster County’s Women United welcomes new chair, vice chair

United Way of Lancaster County is pleased to announce the recent election of two officers in the Women Women United affinity group, Jennifer Lauver as Chair and Kay Burky as Vice Chair. Both Lauver and Burky...
‘Day of Healing’ remembrance event is tonight at Long’s Park

‘Day of Healing’ remembrance event is tonight at Long’s Park

(Source: Union Community Care) Union Community Care will offer free Covid-19 vaccines at Longs Park from 4 to 6 p.m. today, prior to the kickoff of its "Day of Healing"...
Immigrant Oromo women embrace an expanding social role

Immigrant Oromo women embrace an expanding social role

Oromo women in traditional garb. (Source: Oromo Women's Association) Gifti Galdi "I told them, it's time for me to take charge," Iftu Gemeda said. Iftu has...
Oromo female identity: A ‘mini-revolution’ reshapes homebound traditions

Oromo female identity: A ‘mini-revolution’ reshapes homebound traditions

Kuwee Kumsa (Source: Provided) "Where are the women?" Professor Kuwee Kumsa, Associate Professor of Sociology at Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, asks when discussing the role of Oromo...
One United Lancaster is on holiday Aug. 2 to 6

One United Lancaster is on holiday Aug. 2 to 6

One United Lancaster is taking a summer break the week of Aug. 2. Posting on this website will pause, and there will be no weekly email on Saturday, Aug. 7....
United Way of Lancaster County 2021 campaign video

United Way of Lancaster County 2021 campaign video

(Source: United Way of Lancaster County) United Way of Lancaster County is highlighting its multifaceted response to the coronavirus crisis in a video created for its 2021 fundraising campaign. During...