- Pumpkin season is over, but their use continues through the fall
- [Photo Story] Lebanon County Historical Society holds annual open house
- Quittapahilla Audubon Society lists public field trips and programs through 2024
- Celebrate the groundhog and PA Dutch culture at annual Grundsau Versammling
- The latest food safety violations in Lebanon County
- Making a Difference of Lebanon, PA, will host its 6th community Christmas meal
- Owner of Salamander Books and Music publishes cloud-themed meditative book
- Coleman Memorial Park invites public to opening of disc golf course on Dec. 9
- New Pa. House rules have not had intended impact, insiders say
- Blotter: PFA order violations, unsworn falsification to authorities, loitering
- Kailah Correa guides Lebanon High to resurgence and championship contention
- Preseason All-Lebanon County Boys’ Basketball Team poised for 2023-24 runs
- Preseason All-Lebanon County Girls’ Basketball team has a lot of everything
- The Pretzel Hut listed for sale
- State bills seek to implement OSHA standards at municipal level
- Recent Lebanon County obituaries for week of December 4
- Lebanon County real estate transfers, sponsored by Emmily Longenecker Team – Iron Valley Real Estate (November 16 to November 30)
- One year in, this is where Josh Shapiro stands on key promises
- Court ruling on undated ballots brings confusion as Pa. counties certify November election results
- DA releases images of Nov. 7 high-speed chase and surrender of armed suspect
- Public invited to free tree lighting and social gathering at Fort Indiantown Gap
- Greg Vaitl named as CLA Business Person of the Year
- Pa. legislature paid $280K to settle harassment, other claims while requiring secrecy in many cases
- Lebanon County first responders to be feted at upcoming LVC ice hockey game
- Quittie restoration at 22nd Street is complete, but won’t look ugly for long
- New owner of Jonestown campground says plans are in motion for next season
- The latest food safety violations in Lebanon County
- Met Ed shares update on transformer fire
- Taxes remain level: Lebanon City Council approves a 2024 budget with no tax hike
- How the ongoing Pa. budget impasse is hurting community colleges, libraries
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This year, the Grundsau Versammling will begin promptly at 12:17 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 20, at the Rescue Fire Company in Mount Aetna.
The Lebanon Valley Exposition Center & Fairgrounds is all set to end the year on a high note with a diverse lineup of events in December.
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The Community of Lebanon Association has added a new date of Dec. 22 to the Carriage Rides schedule after the Dec. 1 rides had to be cancelled because of inclement weather.
Here are the most recent food safety violations in Lebanon County, as documented by Pennsylvania’s Department of Agriculture.
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Making a Difference of Lebanon, PA, will hold its 6th annual Community Christmas meal on Christmas Day, Dec. 25, at Lebanon County Christian Ministries.
The Lebanon Valley Food Critics finish off the southern portion of their soup stroll at Quentin Tavern.
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Lebanon business owner and magician Michael Cantor published Looking Up: The Language of Magic, Part 1 in August 2023.
Coleman Memorial Park Trustees and Friends of Coleman Memorial Park invite the public to join them on Saturday, Dec. 9, for a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new Lebanon Federal Credit Union Disc Golf Course at Coleman Park.
What We’re Reading Elsewhere on the Web
A Palmyra man pled guilty Thursday to two felony charges related to the strangulation of his 5-month-old baby.
Cedar Crest High School graduate Frank Reich has been fired as the head coach of the Carolina Panthers less than a year after being hired.
This weekend was the ninth annual Christmas at the Expo in Lebanon Valley’s Expo Center — the valley’s largest holiday show of the year.
The state House is now passing more bills from the minority party. But insiders say the bipartisan productivity is because of a slim partisan divide, not because of new chamber rules.
Here are the latest updates from local and state police in Lebanon County.
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Kailah Correa steers Lebanon High towards a comeback and potential championship win.
LebTown’s inaugural preseason squad features the top boys’ basketball players from Lebanon County
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Meet the players who are projected to be the top performers in local girls’ basketball this winter.
Tom Rabold, 56, who owns the business with his wife, Angie, 56, told LebTown they hope the buyer of The Pretzel Hut keeps the same type of business – especially retaining the petting zoo.
Two state legislative bills aim to extend OSHA-like health and safety standards to public sector employees, facing opposition from municipal associations due to potential unfunded mandates, but receiving support from labor organizations and educators for potentially improving workplace safety.
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