The New York Times has an interactive feature up today that lets you explore how much hotter your hometown is today than when you were born.
Branch from centuries-old elm tree falls in Lebanon City
Overnight the Lebanon City Fire Department led cleanup of a large fallen branch from an elm tree in downtown Lebanon that neighbors say was over 300 years old. The tree caused damage to two houses and a van.
Volunteer suspected of embezzlement from multiple area youth sports groups, no charges yet
According to a report by the Lebanon Daily News, a case of embezzlement discovered in the books of the Ebenezer-Union Canal Soccer Club may be one in a string of fraudulent activity carried out by an as-of-yet unnamed volunteer.
LVC kicks off 152nd year by dedicating new Arnold Health Professions Pavilion, holds convocation today
As part of fall convocation activities, Lebanon Valley College just celebrated the official opening of its new Jeanne and Edward H. Arnold Health Professions Pavilion.
First-ever PA LGBTQ Affairs Commission exec director Todd Snovel hails from Lebanon Valley College
Yesterday Gov. Tom Wolf announced the first-ever Pennsylvania LGBTQ Affairs Commission, and named Lebanon Valley College alum & former staffer Todd Snovel as executive director of the 40-person group.
How Gerry Lenfest grew a Lebanon cable company into more than a billion dollars of good
Lenfest’s path into the Pennsylvania pantheon evokes Horatio Alger, and surprisingly enough, it has a major stop in Lebanon, PA.
Harrisburg diocese rushes to beat grand jury report, names multiple accused clergy with ties to Lebanon
In a stunning move this week, the Diocese of Harrisburg published a letter that identified 71 clergy accused of abuse. None of the men are actively involved with the church, and some are dead, including former Lebanon Catholic Philips DeChico.
Medical marijuana grower/processor approved for Lebanon
Within the next two years, Lebanon County will become home to one of the nation’s most popular new cash crops – marijuana.
Sheetz “soda cave” bet pays off in Lebanon with Palmyra liquor license transfer
In a report by the Lebanon Daily News, approval of the Palmyra Borough Council was noted for the Sheetz at 811 E. Main Street to begin selling beer out of its current “soda cave”, which would be renamed a “beer cave” once the liquor license transfer is complete.
How Bismarck, PA in Lebanon County was renamed for Teddy Roosevelt’s son, Quentin
July 14th will mark the 100th anniversary of Quentin Roosevelt’s death. The youngest son of former president Theodore Roosevelt, Quentin died in a dogfight over France, where he was buried by German forces with a makeshift grave of saplings and wire from his plane (a Nieuport 28).
How much does the Mariner East Pipeline threaten Lebanon’s Snitz Creek aquifer?
As construction of the Mariner East Pipeline proceeds throughout Pennsylvania, a quiet crisis may be emerging underneath Snitz Creek, the tributary of the Quittapahilla that runs through downtown Lebanon.
Suit filed on behalf of Palmyra woman Athena Remlinger who claims she was shackled during child birth at Hershey Medical Center
In a report by the Philadelphia Inquirer’s Samantha Melamed, Palmyra woman Athena Remlinger shared her claims that she was shackled to a bed at Hershey Medical Center and given medicine that induced pregnancy, despite her explicit requests to the contrary.