Barnstormers baseball team raising money for United Way’s Project SOS

Barnstormers baseball team raising money for United Way’s Project SOS

(Source: Lancaster Barnstormers) During the first game of the 2021 baseball season, the Lancaster Barnstormers will partner with the United Way of Lancaster County to donate a portion of the...
Affordable housing advocate Tiffany Manuel to launch Tenfold speaker series

Affordable housing advocate Tiffany Manuel to launch Tenfold speaker series

Tiffany Manuel (Source: TheChangeMade) The nonprofit Tenfold is inviting the community to hear from a national expert on building public support around affordable housing and other social justice issues. Tiffany...
YWCA Lancaster social justice challenge starts Monday

YWCA Lancaster social justice challenge starts Monday

(Source: YWCA Lancaster) YWCA Lancaster will launch its 21-Day Racial Equity and Social Justice Challenge on Monday, May 24, as part of a nationwide movement to engage communities in anti-racist...
Activists plan vigil for Palestine in Penn Square Wednesday evening

Activists plan vigil for Palestine in Penn Square Wednesday evening

(Source: Lancaster Stands Up) Local progressive activist groups are holding a vigil in solidarity with Palestine in downtown Lancaster this evening to protest the recent Israeli military actions in Gaza....
Local ‘Braver Angels’ group to host online debate on public health department

Local ‘Braver Angels’ group to host online debate on public health department

Top row: John Blowers, Dr. William Fife. Bottom row: Mustafa Nuur, Benjamin Pontz. A debate on whether Lancaster County should establish a public health department will showcase how to discuss...
Office of Aging’s Tai Chi classes bring seniors together, promote wellness (video)

Office of Aging’s Tai Chi classes bring seniors together, promote wellness (video)

This spring, Lancaster County Office of Aging launched Tai Chi for Arthritis classes for adults 60 and older. There are three classes. One is indoors at the Lancaster Rec Center,...
Millersville University to host virtual conference on sustainable development

Millersville University to host virtual conference on sustainable development

(Source: Millersville.edu) Millersville University will host a virtual conference on sustainable development this coming Tuesday, May 18. "The Global Goals for Sustainable Development & Our Regional Business  Community: Opportunities and...
Tenfold celebrates merger, continued community services

Tenfold celebrates merger, continued community services

A screenshot from the Tenfold celebration event showing host, Brian Roche. Tenfold hosted a virtual celebration Tuesday evening, highlighting its creation from the merger of Tabor Community Services and Lancaster...
Vaccine center to mark Armed Forces Day

Vaccine center to mark Armed Forces Day

The south facade of the Vaccinate Lancaster community vaccination center at Park City Center is seen on Tuesday, March 9, 2021. (Photo: Tim Stuhldreher) The Vaccinate Lancaster Community Vaccination Center...
United Way of Lancaster County to host virtual forum on vaccine equity

United Way of Lancaster County to host virtual forum on vaccine equity

The United Way of Lancaster County will host its second virtual community health conversation from 9 to 10 a.m. on Friday, May 14, focusing on vaccines and the challenges around...
NAACP Lancaster to host first-dose vaccine clinic, no appointment needed

NAACP Lancaster to host first-dose vaccine clinic, no appointment needed

(Source: NAACP Lancaster) NAACP Lancaster will be hosting Covid-19 vaccination pop-up clinic from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, May 7. The doses will be offered at Faith Tabernacle...
Finding OUR way in a pandemic (opinion)

Finding OUR way in a pandemic (opinion)

(Source: United Way of Lancaster County) Kevin Ressler I have been in a reflective mood. This past month we marked one year of the One United...
Vaccine center to discontinue Sunday hours

Vaccine center to discontinue Sunday hours

The south facade of the Vaccinate Lancaster community vaccination center at Park City Center is seen on Tuesday, March 9, 2021. (Photo: Tim Stuhldreher) The Lancaster County Community Vaccination Center...
Updated: Lancaster General to launch pop-up vaccine clinics, no appointment needed

Updated: Lancaster General to launch pop-up vaccine clinics, no appointment needed

(Source: LG Health | OUL) If you want a Covid-19 vaccination but haven't been able to make it to Lancaster County's community vaccination center, there may be a pop-up vaccination...
Lancaster city video examines affordable housing

Lancaster city video examines affordable housing

A still image from "Affordable Housing in Lancaster & Beyond." (Source: City of Lancaster) Lancaster's city government has created an online video looking at housing affordability and inviting local residents...
One United Lancaster wins Keystone Media Award

One United Lancaster wins Keystone Media Award

In the inset, Lititz resident Andy Smith speaks about the importance of the franchise. Both images are from One United Lancaster's Election Day video, "Why I Vote." (Source: OUL) [caption...
SAAL raising money to help fight India’s Covid-19 surge

SAAL raising money to help fight India’s Covid-19 surge

(Source: SAAL) The South Asian Association of Lancaster has been helping thousands of Lancaster County residents receive Covid-19 vaccines through its weekly clinics at the Wyndham Resort on Lincoln Highway...
Reflections on One United Lancaster’s first year (opinion)

Reflections on One United Lancaster’s first year (opinion)

Last March, as coronavirus was upending all our lives, I got a call from Kevin Ressler. I had gotten to know Kevin when I was LNP newspaper's city government reporter...