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What is a home rule charter, and why is Lancaster City considering one?

On May 16, Lancaster City voters will decide whether they want a commission to study the implementation of a home rule charter.

By Gabriela Martínez/WITF

Lancaster explores law to restrict local police interaction with ICE

Immigration advocates and Lancaster City council members are rallying for legislation that would prohibit local police and city officials from sharing information with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. 

By Gabriela Martínez/WITF

A Lancaster County art school brings Art Recess back

Art Recess, which started in 2019 prior to a brief hiatus due to COVID-19, provides adults with two and a half hours to work an art project of their own or an assigned art project while enjoying their packed lunch.

By Aniya Faulcon

‘The candidate to meet this critical moment’: City of Lancaster has a new police chief

“It is my goal to work towards ensuring that our Police Bureau has the tools, training and personnel to continue being an agency that is committed to providing outstanding service and protection and engaging with our community to build trust,” Bey said in a statement.  

By Julia Agos/WITF

Lancaster raises the Juneteenth flag for the first time

Juneteenth, also known as Emancipation Day, commemorates the end of slavery in the United States.

By Gabriela Martínez/WITF