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Candlelight vigil honors those killed in Lancaster’s Conestoga massacre

About 10 people gathered behind Fulton Theatre in Lancaster Wednesday to remember the 14 members of the Conestoga tribe who were murdered by a gang of vigilante colonists on Dec. 27, 1763. 

By Gabriela Martínez/WITF

Berks County school district sued over club that’s trying to end use of mascot

A high school student from a Berks County school district is involved in a First Amendment rights lawsuit against her school. The complaint alleges that Twin Valley School District is refusing to officially recognize a school club advocating for the removal of a school mascot that is based on a stereotype of a Native American person.

By Gabriela Martínez/WITF