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County commissioners are proposing an 18% tax increase. Here's what it means for residents.

With rising costs and deficits on the horizon for next year, Lebanon County Commissioners pass a $123.9 million preliminary 2022 budget with a 18% tax increase. Officials are looking at a 0.6 mill increase, setting the millage rate at 3.8925 mills for 2022. The last tax increase occurred in 2016, when commissioners raised the millage rate to 3.2925 mills.
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What's New-ish in the Lancaster, PA Food Scene

Lancaster, PA is a must-visit food travel destination in Pennsylvania and not just for the famous Amish food of Lancaster County. The Lancaster area food scene for breakfast, lunch, or dinner has never been better. There’s no shortage of options from casual to fine dining for tasty bites and beverages. The pandemic hasn’t slowed down the opening of new restaurants in the City of Lancaster and surrounding areas. Here’s what has opened in the past couple of years, which should soon put Lancaster on your must-visit list, or visit again if you're up for a day trip or weekender.
Lancaster Online

Watch live: Thousands gather as Lancaster city's Christmas tree is lit

The Mayor's Tree Lighting Ceremony returned this year after not being held in 2020 because of the COVID-19 virus. The event includes the arrival of Santa Claus, entertainment from the Crispus Attucks Drum Line, PA Mambo and Big Boy Brass. “2021 has been a year of resilience and recovery,” Mayor...

Bishop McDevitt denies Bishop Shanahan’s final shot, will play for PIAA 4A football title

COATESVILLE -- This PIAA semifinal round had been a curse for Bishop McDevitt recently, although the Crusaders’ rampaging defense managed to break that trend as well. Trying to contain Bishop Shanahan’s slick QB Cooper Jordan was a tall order Friday, but the District 3 champions did it, wrapping up the talented Eagles 28-21 to punch their ticket the final week of the season.
Reading Eagle

Wyomissing headed to Class 3A state title game in high school football

PERKASIE — For the second consecutive season, Wyomissing will play for a state championship. The Spartans defeated Neumann Goretti 42-6 in the PIAA Class 3A semifinals on Friday night at Pennridge High School. Wyomissing will play Central Valley on Dec. 11 at noon at Hersheypark Stadium in the championship game.
Daily Local News

Triple Fresh celebrates holiday season

EAST FALLOWFIELD — Holiday cheer is in the air at Triple Fresh Market. In the heart of the historic Ercildoun Village in East Fallowfield Township, Triple Fresh is one of the oldest continually operated food establishments in America. The market is open 365 days a year — even regardless of...

Missing Person in Columbia Borough: Richard Grim

Columbia, PA — The Columbia Borough Police are attempting to locate Richard Grim who walked away from his house in the 100 block of South 5th Street in Columbia Borough at approximately 8:30pm. Grim is described as a while man, 75 years of age, approximately 5 foot 6 and 180...
Lancaster Online

Menorah, Christmas Tree lighting cap festive evening in Lancaster city

You can’t get much more festive than Lancaster city was Friday night. Kicking off the evening was a joyous ceremony in Penn Square marking the sixth night of Hanukkah filled with singing, reflection and the lighting of the sixth candle on the city’s menorah. Then, the annual Mayor’s Tree Lighting, coupled with live music and a visit from Santa Claus, was held just a few feet away.

FOLLOW LIVE: Berks high school football Week 15 PIAA semifinals

The Exeter Township High School Eagles and Wyomissing Area High School Spartans are competing in state semifinal games tonight. Rich Scarcella is at Bald Eagle High School in Centre County covering the PIAA Class 5A matchup between Exeter and Penn-Trafford, while Matthew Knaub is at Pennridge High School in Bucks County covering Wyomissing vying for a spot in the PIAA Class 3A finals against Neumann-Goretti.

Lititz audiologists exchange hearing aids for volunteer work

LITITZ, Pa. (WHTM) — A Lancaster County audiology clinic knows how expensive hearing aids are. On Friday, A&E Audiology in Lititz gave ten of those hearing aids away. In exchange, those patients agreed to donate or volunteer at a local charity. “When somebody is able to get the gift of hearing and we see their […]
Lancaster Farming

Heritage Tree Farm Uses a Horse-Drawn Wagon to Add to the Holiday Spirit

LITITZ, Pa. — The first year Deb Weaver and her family stood in the driveway and hoped passing cars would stop. A few did. Most didn’t. Heritage Tree Farm made 30-40 sales when it opened for business. It was a less-than-overwhelming launch but it got better as time passed. Weaver’s idea to use this property on Church Road to grow and sell Christmas trees gradually took hold.