The Harrisburg legislature is broken! We, the taxpayers, pay our legislators $21 Million in salary alone, not including vacation pay, health insurance, committee pay, per diems, office expenses and retirement and get almost nothing in the way of legislative return. In total, we are spending approximately $50 Million dollars annually for a handful of bills that are passed into law.
HARRISBURG — What does a conservative upstart challenging a top House Republican in York County have in common with a scion of a Democratic political family facing a progressive primary in Philadelphia?
Harrisburg, PA – Acting Secretary of State Leigh M. Chapman today reminded Pennsylvanians of the Pennsylvania Department of State’s election night returns website, which will offer up-to-the-minute results from counties after the polls close at 8 p.m. on May 17.
While Lebanon City is host to many non-profit organizations working to make the community a better place, the Community of Lebanon Association (CLA) has been spearheading beloved initiatives such as the downtown flowerpots, car show, music fest, food truck palooza, carriage rides, tree lighting ceremony and holiday parade for decades.
An economic development agency says a 2021 survey during the COVID-19 pandemic showed 40% of businesses that responded had no emergency plan or online shopping websites to help them stay afloat.
The top-ranking Republican in the Pennsylvania Senate dropped his faltering bid for governor on Thursday, urging GOP voters to coalesce around former U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, as establishment Republicans frantically work to head off a primary win by an insurgent candidate whom they view as unelectable.
On Sunday, May 22 at 3:00 pm, the Lebanon County Choral Society will present their spring concert, "Awakenings: Songs of Rebirth and Renewal"at Friedens Lutheran Church, 301 W. Washington Avenue, Myerstown. Tickets can be ordered online at www.lccsmusic.org or purchased at the door. Please note that masks are required for all audience members and singers.
A Lancaster man will serve 52 months to 9 years in prison after being sentenced by Lancaster County Judge Margaret Miller last week. Christopher Vazquez, 33 of Campbell Avenue, pleaded guilty in March to two counts of riot, two counts of reckless burning, two counts of disorderly conduct, four counts of institutional vandalism and one count of failure to disperse for his role in the riots following fatal police shooting in September 2020, which District Attorney Heather Adams ruled as justified.
HARRISBURG – Funding to assist Lycoming County with a community planning project was awarded recently, according to state Rep. Jeff Wheeland (R-Lycoming). The grant for the project was issued by the Municipal Assistance Program (MAP) and approved by the Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED).
It is no secret that our community needs more nurses! According to The Lebanon County Career and Technology Center’s Adult Education Program Coordinator, Julia Ansel, the CTC has updated offerings for nursing students in the community looking to increase their skills and earning potential.