News & Events

PPL Electric Utilities Preparing for Impact of Hurricane Florence

PPL is preparing for Hurricane Florence and is bolstering available manpower to respond to potential power outages from the storm. A direct hit is not forecast for Pennsylvania, but rain may cause flooding and already saturated ground could contribute to tree-related outages. All employees – including hundreds of line workers, electricians and other skilled technicians – […]

Save a Life Night – October 25

Northwest EMS and Rep. Mindy Fee will co-host Save a Life Night on Thursday, October 25, 2018 at Manheim Central Middle School. Learn how you can assist to save a life should you find yourself in an emergency situation. Bystanders can save lives! Hands-Only CPR – More than 350,000 American suffer a cardiac arrest outside […]

Farmer’s Breakfast – September 27

PA State Rep. Mindy Fee and PA State Sen. Ryan Aument will co-host a Farmer’s Breakfast on Thursday, September 27, 2018 at 9 a.m. at The Gathering Place in Mount Joy. Guest speaker will be The Hon. Sam Hayes former PA Secretary of Agriculture, longtime state representative and legislative leader. Join us for an excellent […]

Flooding Damage? Home Repair Assistance is Available Now

Knowing of the recent flooding in your area, I wanted to make you aware of a federal assistance program designed to help with home repairs.  Flooding can be an incredibly stressful and expensive experience, especially when homes are damaged. If your home was damaged by the August 31st storm, help may be available. The U.S. […]

Reporting Damage from Recent Floods

Lancaster County individual home/business owners are urged to report damage from the recent floods.  Damage reports for property in Penn Township should be sent to the Penn Township office and then they will be forwarded for further processing. It is very important that we have as much data on damages to private property as we […]

PennDOT to Repair Route 72

TRAVEL ADVISORY August 24, 2018 PennDOT to Prep Rt. 72 for Paving in Manheim Borough, Rapho Twp. Milling scheduled in advance of asphalt paving in September. Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that Starting Monday, August 27, and continuing through the week, its contractor will conduct a milling operation to […]

Lititz Road Bridge Closed

Pilot Program by PennDOT to Address Three Local Bridges in Manheim Township 07/11/2018 Harrisburg, PA – A pilot program by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation will address three structurally deficient (SD) bridges owned by Manheim Township in Lancaster County by replacing two of them with box culverts and completely demolishing and removing the third bridge. […]

Lititz RecCenter 5k Pretzel Run

September is almost here.  Don’t miss the 41st Annual Pretzel Twist and Kids Mile Marathon on September 22.  This 5K Run/Walk offers a new course this year and new Team challenges. If you are a business owner or are part of your companies wellness team, LrC challenges you to form a Corporate Team.  Register your […]

Firefighter Crisis

For nearly three centuries, communities across Pennsylvania have relied on volunteer fire companies to protect property and save lives. Today, this volunteer model is in jeopardy. Across the state, local fire companies are struggling. Volunteers are dwindling and costs are soaring. Training requirements have intensified. With donations and volunteers harder to come by, the future […]

License Your Dog in PA

The Bureau of Dog Law Enforcement will be conducting a license canvas in Lancaster County in May.  Multiple wardens will be going door to door educating dog owners as well as checking the status of their dog licenses and rabies vaccinations. All dogs three months or older must be licensed by Jan. 1 of each […]