Dispute over Schuylkill Co. wind farm exposes fissures in Pa.’s push to meet renewable energy goals

BY: - February 23, 2022

The project recently has come under fire from state military officials who say the project causes safety concerns for helicopter pilots and jeopardizes the future of aviation training programs at the Lebanon County installation that’s home to the Pennsylvania National Guard and the Air National Guard’s 193 Special Operations Wing. 


Lebanon, Pa. needs a unified community identity. Here’s how to get there | Opinion

BY: - December 17, 2021

Only through a unified identity can we have disagreements while still recognizing that we are all the same people.

Lebanon Co. picks its first Latina magisterial district judge

BY: - November 3, 2021

Results from Tuesday’s municipal elections are still trickling in from counties across the state, including two races in southeastern Lebanon County.  In the race for mayor of Lebanon City, Republican incumbent Sherry Capello won a fourth term, beating Democratic candidate Cesar Liriano 1,665-1,153, according to unofficial results.  Capello’s son, James Capello, did not fare as […]

Wolf ends standoff: Lebanon County to promote mask-wearing in exchange for CARES Act cash

BY: - August 14, 2020

Ending a weeks-long standoff, the Democratic Wolf administration and officials in Republican-controlled Lebanon County have struck a deal to free up $12.8 million in federal CARES Act assistance. Officials in the central Pennsylvania county, which defied Wolf’s reopening orders earlier this year, sparking a state court battle over Wolf’s decision to withhold the money, have […]


When the carrot is the stick | Editorial Cartoon

BY: - July 18, 2020

In retaliation for reopening early, Gov. Tom Wolf has withheld funding from Republican-controlled Lebanon County. He has urged voters to vote leaders out.

Go their own way? DAs in two Pa. counties say they’re not going to enforce stay at home orders

BY: - May 8, 2020

Local officials in at least two Pennsylvania counties may not comply with state-issued stay-at-home orders starting next week, when almost half of Pennsylvania counties will be permitted to gradually reopen businesses and public offices. District attorneys in Lebanon County, in south-central Pennsylvania, and Beaver County, in western Pennsylvania, have both indicated that they will stop […]