Today's News

  • Post 31 juniors fall in League V opener



    The Lancaster Post 31 American Legion junior baseball team was looking to rebound Thursday night when it faced its second League V game.

  • BHS honors spring stars


  • A few notes to cap the Warriors’ stellar soccer season



    Here’s a few notes to cap coverage on the Indian Land High School soccer team’s banner season.

  • Woman arrested for arson

    Christopher Sardelli
    A Lancaster woman was arrested this week for setting a fire inside her apartment.
    Tammy Lynn Williams, 45, 1518 Westway Apartments, was charged with arson in connection with a fire that burned her apartment on Tuesday, May 22, according to a Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office press release.

  • Two teens arrested in hit and run

    Christopher Sardelli
    A tip from the community led to the arrest of two teenagers in a hit and run that injured two pedestrians last weekend.
    Brett Daniel Wright, 18, and Joshua Neal Barton, 19, both of 1174 Chase Madison Drive, were arrested Tuesday, May 22, and each charged with attempted murder, according to a Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office press release.

  • Homestyle Healthy: Puerto Rican Food

    May Vokaty
    Recently, my husband and I took a little vacation to Puerto Rico.  Getting away to a tropical island for a little R&R was a most welcome treat.
    Puerto Ricans are friendly, charming and very proud of their beautiful island, and rightly so. Majestic beaches, beautiful weather, the ancient rain forest, El Yunque are just a few of the reasons to fall in love with Puerto Rico.

  • Puerto Rican Shrimp and Crab Empanadas

    Sauce Ingredients
    1 tablespoon olive oil
    ½ cup finely chopped sweet onion
    ½ cup finely chopped red bell pepper
    1 teaspoon Sazon seasoning
    3 tablespoons tomato paste
    1 ½ to 2 cups stock, (chicken, vegetable or fish)
    ½ pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined
    5 oz. lump crabmeat
    4 tablespoons finely chopped cilantro
    Sauce Directions
    u Heat a 10-inch skillet over high heat until hot. Add the oil and sauté the onions and pepper for 2 to 3 minutes or until softened.

  • Caribbean Confetti Salad

    4 to 6 red lettuce leaves, stems removed, but left as whole as possible
    ½ cup crumbled queso fresca (crumble the cheese, then measure)
    1 fresh tomato, chopped into ½” pieces
    4 ounces guava paste, chopped into 1/4” pieces
    4 ounces hearts of palm, chopped into ½” pieces
    1 orange, cut into segments

  • Mango Dressing

    ¼ cup mango puree
    1 clove garlic, put through the garlic press
    3 tablespoons cilantro, finely chopped
    1½ teaspoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
    ½ cup canola oil
    salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
    u Whisk the first four ingredients in a small bowl until combined. Slowly whisk in the oil, whisking until an emulsion forms. This dressing will be thick. Taste and adjust salt and pepper.

  • Initial budget reading passes muster

    Rising insurance costs, extra county personnel and an updated E-911 system weighed heavily on the minds of county officials as Lancaster County Council took its first look at the county’s budget Monday night, May 21. 

    Council voted 6-0 to approve first reading of the county’s budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1 and ending June 30, 2013. Councilman Larry McCullough was not at the meeting.