Grab your raincoat or umbrella today as you head out. Showers and even the possibility of a thunderstorm are in the forecast today. It is however perfect weather to sit back, sip some tea at one of several of the cafes in the City and grab a book. Better yet, get your tea to go and head over to the F&M Alumni Sports & Fitness Center. Today is the final day for the Lancaster Public Library book sale, held at the Center. Sale hours are: today, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Former state revenue secretary Tom Wolf won the Democratic nod throughout the Commonwealth in yesterday’s Primary Elections. Ryan Aument won the Republican state senate seat.
This morning, enjoy a Pop Up Yoga session at Commonwealth on Queen, 301 North Queen. Pop in for a great morning workout at 7 a.m.
The Lancaster Barnstormers stomped the Bridgeport Bluefish last night. The Barnstormer came out swinging, leading 7-0 by the bottom of the second. The Bluefish got on the board in the third and added another two in the fifth. The Barnstormers added another seven in the next two innings. The Bluefish added two in the seventh and another in the ninth, but it simply was not enough. The Barnstormers won, 14-6. The Barnstormers are now 16-8. The two play again this morning. The game begins at 11 a.m. It is Baseball in Education Day.
The Lancaster Public Library’s History Book Club meets Wednesdays. Tonight the Mulberry Diaper Co. will put on a “Comfort measures in labor and delivery,” at the Library. The session will run 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and is part of the Mothership Wellness Collective. The Library is located at 125 North Duke Street.
The Sierra Club will meet at the Lancaster Country Day School, 725 Hamilton Road in Room 111. The meeting, which is open to members and non-members, will begin at 6:30 p.m.
A section of New Holland Avenue will be closed today for road work. The closure stretches from Walnut to Ross and should last through Friday.
This week is EMS Week. Throughout the nation, emergency medical personnel are recognized and honored. Say thank you to your local EMS workers this week.
One jackpot-winning Pennsylvania Lottery Cash 5 ticket worth $800,000 was among 67,643 prize-winning tickets sold statewide for the Monday, 19 May drawing, according to the PA Lottery. The retailer was the 7-Eleven at 1034 Washington Avenue in Philadelphia.
Lancaster City Police Officers were dispatched to Lancaster General Hospital yesterday morning shortly after midnight to speak with the victim of an assault/stabbing. A 39 year old City resident reported he had been stabbed twice around his shoulder. The attack occurred on the 100 block of West Mifflin Street. The suspects as two males, race unknown. One of the suspects had asked for money prior to the assault, according to LCPD.
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