The Lebanon City Council held a brisk meeting Monday, followed by a repeat of the mayor’s 2023 State of the City address.
Emily Bixler was born and raised in Lebanon and now reports on local government. In her free time, she enjoys playing piano and going for hikes.
North Cornwall and North Lebanon police department merger under consideration
At their April meeting, the North Lebanon Township Board of Supervisors agreed to request a police regionalization study between North Cornwall and North Lebanon Townships.
Cornwall Borough Council reestablishes its public works department after 2 years
The Cornwall public works department was reestablished by the Cornwall Borough Council at their April 10 meeting.
PA Chautauqua Foundation unveils plans for Soldiers Field, gets mixed reactions
The Pennsylvania Chautauqua Foundation held a public meeting Sunday to discuss the proposed plan for Soldiers Field and hear feedback from members of the community.
North Lebanon Township supervisors approve Escambia zoning amendment
The North Lebanon Township Board of Supervisors unanimously agreed to approve Ordinance #2-2023 rezoning the Escambia property at 1675 Grace Ave. from rural residential (RR) to residential density one (R1) at Monday’s meeting.
S. Londonderry supervisors commend Officer Jared Zimmerman for FOP award
The South Londonderry Board of Supervisors recognized Officer Jared Zimmerman at Tuesday’s meeting following his receipt of the Lebanon County Fraternal order of Police Lodge #42 Officer of the Year Award.
City of Lebanon Authority, Cornwall Borough trade words over rate increase
The City of Lebanon Authority published an open letter on April 5 clarifying that its 2023 price increase was 3 percent, as opposed to the 10 percent previously suggested at Cornwall Borough Council meetings.
Cornwall Borough Council refers A/V upgrade to finance committee
Cornwall Borough Council agreed on Monday to pass on information regarding a proposed A/V upgrade to the finance committee.
South Londonderry supervisors approve Rising Sun request for partial demolition
The South Londonderry Board of Supervisors agreed to grant conditional use for the Rising Sun to demolish part of the adjacent historic structure following a public hearing.
Jonestown Borough Council approves mayoral letters in support of NLFES
The Jonestown Borough Council unanimously approved mayoral letters to the state and federal legislature in support of North Lebanon Fire and Emergency Services (NLFES) at Tuesday’s meeting.
Here’s a look at the details of Cornwall’s proposed $49,000 A/V upgrade
The Cornwall Borough Council is considering a $49,057.78 A/V upgrade to its meeting hall. Here’s our detailed breakdown on the proposal.
N. Lebanon police officer lauded for work on robbery, promoted to sgt. detective
North Lebanon Police Department Gregory Behney was unanimously promoted to sergeant detective and commended for his work on a robbery at the North Lebanon Board of Supervisors’ March 20 meeting.
South Londonderry Township police set $25,000 fundraising goal for new K-9 unit
The South Londonderry Township Police set a fundraising goal of $25,000 for the a new K-9 Unit after the retirement of the township’s first K-9 Rex.
Ancestor Coffeehouse acquires Swatara Coffee Company locations
Swatara Coffee Company, family-run coffeeshop with locations in Jonestown and Annville, has been bought by family-owned Ancestor Coffeehouse and Creperie.
North Lebanon Township Board of Supervisors approves extensive paving
The North Lebanon Board of Supervisors unanimously agreed to the low bid of $826,398.15 for this year’s paving project.