Local non-profit organization, Making a Difference of Lebanon, PA, is celebrating its 10 year anniversary.
County moves sheriff’s sales online; move expected to increase revenue
The Sheriff’s Office of Lebanon County is moving its sheriff’s sales online. The new platform went live in January, and will host the first county auction on Feb. 14 at 10 a.m.
Lebanon Hispanic radio station Cámara 809 adds television station to its lineup
Over the weekend, Cámara 809 FM cut the ribbon on a new local Hispanic television channel, which joins their existing radio station to form Cámara 809 TV/FM.
May 22 declared “Lebanon Lilly Day” in recognition of local mascot; bilingual giveaway and city walk planned
Lebanon Lilly — the local mascot, community symbol and children’s book protagonist — will have May 22 officially declared as her day. This will coincide with the launch and giveaway of the bilingual edition of the storybook in which she stars.
100+ vaccines administered to predominantly Hispanic community members at La Placita event
Juntos de Lebanon, Union Community Care and Penn State REACH partnered for a local vaccination event on April 18, resulting in 113 people receiving the first dose of the Moderna vaccine for COVID-19.
CEO of Union Community Care named to state vaccine racial equity subcommittee
The formation of several subcommittees was announced this month, focusing on what the administration calls “key audiences and issues”. The Racial subcommittee responds to the CDC findings of “long-standing systemic health and social inequities [that] have put many people from racial and ethnic minority groups at increased risk of getting sick and dying from COVID-19.”
2020 has record for most marriage licenses issued since the Vietnam War
The Lebanon County Register of Wills Office and Marriage Bureau issued more marriage licenses in 2020 than any other year since the end of the Vietnam War in 1975.
Grant for homeless shelter not approved; looking forward to round 2
The proposal was submitted for Round 1 of the Emergency Solutions Grant established by the CARES Act (ESG-CV), on behalf of Community Action Partnership and Lebanon County Christian Ministries.
Help available for Lebanon County residents seeking rent, utility relief
New COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance will soon be available for Lebanon County residents who are homeless or in danger of eviction.
Welsh Mountain & Lancaster Health Centers to merge pending state approval
The merger still requires government approval, but even when it goes through patients should not expect to see changes to their services.
With U.S. Census now complete, community waits to see results of group efforts
As of Oct. 15, the U.S. Census has concluded. For the next decade, the gathered information will help allocate money for communities across the country.
What will trick or treat 2020 look like in Lebanon County?
This year, the Halloween trick-or-treat tradition faces an unprecedented obstacle with the COVID-19 pandemic.
Lebanon CareerLink admin says doom and gloom not right outlook for county
Lebanon CareerLink site administrator shares his outlook on pre and post pandemic workforce development in Lebanon County.
‘Leaving the temples and going to the houses’: COVID-19’s impact on churches
Churchgoers at St. Benedict Abbot, like many across the country, are adjusting to a new reality.