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Today's News

  • Heavy rains flood, damage county roads

    Gregory A. Summers
    gsummers@thelancasternews.com
    The two Lancaster Fire Department rafts parked on a trailer at the Lancaster County Emergency Management office on White Street on Monday, Sept. 17, were not there for a late afternoon fishing trip. They were there just in case.
    While city firefighters used the center for a refresher course on aerial operations, LFD Chief Chuck Small was watching the weather radar.

  • Man sought in Waffle House shooting

    Christopher Sardelli
    csardelli@thelancasternews.com
    Police are searching for a Lancaster man wanted in connection with the shooting of a man outside Waffle House early Sunday morning, Sept. 16.
    Arrest warrants have been issued for Andrual Rashan Ross, 18, 1942 Usher Road, on charges of attempted murder and possession of a weapon during a violent crime, according to a Lancaster Police Department press release.
    Officers had still not found Ross late Monday afternoon.

  • New law compromises health care for everyone

    For the past 20 years, I have worked in the health-care field in one capacity or another, including the insurance side, the managed care side, the provider side and now the financial side. I have an inside idea how the new law will impact physicians, hospitals and patients.
    The law will require states to basically accept everyone under the Medicaid program. On the surface, I think we can all agree that sounds great – everyone is covered and no one is without insurance.

  • America remembers the 9/11 attacks

    All photos taken by Angelo Sciulli

  • Rise and shine with blue ribbon breakfast recipes

    Good morning, Just A Pinch-ers! Today is going to be great day. How do I know?

    Because a good breakfast leads to good times and to cheery outlooks all around.

    Starting the day off right is as easy as pie. Well, make that quiche. Flavorful and fluffy, the perfect egg-y quiche doesn’t have to be difficult. In fact, on justapinch.com, Barbara Miller of Oakdale, Minn. has it down to a delectable science.

  • Just a pinch: Asparagus Quiche

    Ingredients
    1- 8 ounce tube of refrigerated crescent rolls
    2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
    1 and 1/2 pound fresh asparagus, trimmed and cut into half-inch pieces
    1 medium onion, chopped
    Fresh sliced  mushrooms, 8 ounces
    1/4 cup cubed butter
    2 eggs lightly beaten
    2 cups shredded cheese such as mozzarella
    1/4 cup fresh parsley, minced
    1/2 teaspoon salt
    1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
    1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
    1/4 teaspoon each of basil, oregano and rubbed sage

  • On a mission

    Melanie Helm is a Lancaster native who graduated from Anderson College in May. She was hired by the Lancaster County School District to teach fourth grade at North Elementary School.

    Helm says it was an experience in a country thousands of miles away that inspired her to be a teacher.

  • LHS in elite region opener

     

       

    Lancaster launches its second season with a visit from a Class AAAA elite Friday night, while the rest of the county teams cap non-league play.

  • LHS swimmers stay unbeaten with pool sweep at Rock Hill

    The Lancaster Bruins swim team improved to 6-0 with a region sweep of South Pointe and Nation Ford at the Rock Hill Aquatics Center on Sept. 13.

    The 6-0 Bruins were led by Jory Pettit who had two firsts. Luke Sowell, Hannah Jacobs, Jonah Faile, Lauren Spencer each had a win.

  • Card playoff decides Rotary Open winner