Lebanon County’s state legislators as well as a handful of other Republican elected officials released a joint letter to Governor Tom Wolf on Friday evening, May 8, informing him of a plan to move the county to the “Yellow Phase” on Friday, May 15.
On Saturday, May 9, local leaders will join together to collect personal care essentials for families at sites in Palmyra and Lebanon City.
The Wolf administration must become more transparent, more consistent, and more proactive in its messaging.
The Supreme Court on Wednesday declined to lift an executive order from Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf that mandated the closure of all businesses in the state deemed nonessential as part of efforts to curb the spread of the coronavirus.
Shopping without a mask during the COVID-19 pandemic isn’t recommended by health experts, but that’s exactly what a midstate lawmaker said he did recently in a Facebook post.
Two years after rejecting a plan to bring-in the Berks Football League, the Lancaster-Lebanon League has changed its mind on expansion. Wednesday, league officials voted 19-5 (one abstention) in-favor expanding.
A Lebanon County inmate whose dreadlocks violated the jail’s haircut policy has been released from solitary confinement after more than a year, although his federal lawsuit is still pending.
On this day in 1951, race car driver Cyrus Patschke died. Here’s our article from last year looking at Lebanon in the time of motorsports’ heyday.
State Representative Frank Ryan (R-101) introduced the legislation to address the pandemic and the “financial turmoil” it is causing at “all levels of the government and in the lives of Pennsylvania residents.”
On the occasion of May the 4th, we’re resharing an article from last year exploring the links between Lebanon County and Star Wars.
After being on a waiting list for years, Cornwall’s Michael McSherry was asked to report to the hospital within just a couple of hours: doctors found him a match, and he was finally getting a kidney transplant.
A procession of about 30 cars circled the Bell & Evans plant Friday morning in a mock funeral procession to demand the plant shut down following the coronavirus-related deaths of a chicken plant employee and the spouse of another employee.
Eight workers who often traveled to work together in a van all got sick from the coronavirus. Crammed together for the 30-mile drive, none of them could keep their distance from one another on their way to jobs they couldn’t afford to give up.
Lebanon Catholic and Holy Family Consolidated Catholic School in Berwick are closing due to decreased enrollment and continuing financial issues, the diocese said.
The first non-essential business citation has been issued in Pennsylvania. Middle Creek Roofing in Lebanon County was handed a citation on Thursday for violating Gov. Wolf’s mandate that non-life-sustaining businesses remain closed. The business was previously warned twice by state police prior to being given a citation.