LEOLA, Pa. (AP) — Clotheslines with billowing linens and long dresses are a common sight on the off-grid farms of Pennsylvania's Lancaster County, home to the nation's largest Amish settlement. For many tourists they're as iconic a part of Amish Country's bucolic scenery as the rural lanes and wooden bridges.
WESTERVILLE, Ohio (AP) _ Lancaster Colony Corp. (LANC) on Thursday reported a fiscal third-quarter loss of $4.5 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier.
On a per-share basis, the Westerville, Ohio-based company said it had a loss of 17 cents.
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) _ Armstrong World Industries Inc. (AWI) on Tuesday reported first-quarter net income of $44.4 million.
The Lancaster, Pennsylvania-based company said it had profit of 94 cents per share.
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) _ Fulton Financial Corp. (FULT) on Tuesday reported first-quarter earnings of $64.3 million.
The bank, based in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, said it had earnings of 38 cents per share.
LANCASTER, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster has vetoed a proposal that would have allowed candidates for school board in Lancaster County to run as members of political parties.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The fired head of Lancaster County's drug task force was charged Tuesday with stealing more than $200,000 in money seized or forfeited by court orders during drug investigations over a six-year period.
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) _ Armstrong World Industries Inc. (AWI) on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $41.9 million.
The Lancaster, Pennsylvania-based company said it had net income of 88 cents per share.
PEACH BOTTOM, Pa. (AP) — Two people were found dead after an early morning fire in a Pennsylvania home, authorities said.
State police in Lancaster County said a passerby reported the blaze in the two-story Fulton Township home just after 3:30 a.m.
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — A man convicted of the random slaying of a stranger while he was under the influence of drugs in Pennsylvania last year has been sentenced to decades in prison.
Stephen Jones, 28, of Brecknock Township was sentenced Tuesday to 35 to 80 years after pleading guilty in Lancaster County to third-degree murder, robbery and a weapons violation, LNP newspaper reported.
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — A teenager accused of shooting three people inside a Pennsylvania mall in October has waived a hearing and entered a plea of not guilty.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Republican state senator from southcentral Pennsylvania said Saturday that he will run for governor, adding to the GOP's double-digits-deep primary field aiming to take on the presumed Democratic nominee, state Attorney General Josh Shapiro, in next year's election.
LANCASTER, S.C. (AP) — Both the sheriff and an officer at a South Carolina sheriff's office have been honored by a state law enforcement group.
Lancaster County Sheriff Barry Faile received an award for ethics and excellence and Lt.
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say two people were taken to a hospital after the crash of a helicopter during a training exercise at a Pennsylvania airport over the weekend, but no serious injuries were reported.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Details on the 18 lawyers who applied for an appointment to a Commonwealth Court vacancy in 2019 were obtained by a news organization this past week after it won a two-year legal battle against Gov.
WRIGHTSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — Summer was fading into autumn as I glided into a labyrinth of wooded and grassy islands and exposed necks of mud — the Conejohela Flats in the lower Susquehanna River.
There may be no other place on the Susquehanna that surrounds you by so much nature and history as this compact string of islands, accessible only by boat just off the opposing shores of Lancaster and York counties in Pennsylvania.
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — An armed bystander intervened after gunfire broke out in a Pennsylvania mall over the weekend, shooting one of the participants, police said.
Lancaster police said there was a physical altercation between two males who knew each other at the Park City Center shortly before 2:30 p.m.
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a Pennsylvania mall was evacuated after shots were fired, but no major injuries were immediately reported.
Lancaster police said the gunfire at the Park City Center was reported just before 2:30 p.m.
LANCASTER, S.C. (AP) — A gunfire exchange as authorities tried to do a welfare check on a reported missing person ended with a man dead and a South Carolina sheriff's deputy hospitalized, authorities said.
OXFORD, Pa. (AP) — In box trucks and horse-drawn wagons, Amish farmers and others carry corrugated crates of bright vegetables and fruits to an open-sided auction house in Oxford, Chester County, to meet buyers for grocers, restaurants, and caterers three mornings a week.
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — Old curving stone walls, rock cairns, underground chambers, standing stones and other rock landscapes, long dismissed as agricultural field clearing, ice houses or colonial root cellars, are increasingly being identified as sacred Native American sites in origin, sometimes going back thousands of years and often containing precise astronomical alignments.
LANCASTER, S.C. (AP) — A 14-year-old boy was charged with murder after he shot and killed a 44-year-old woman in a South Carolina home, investigators said.
The boy was arrested Monday evening a short time after the killing when he returned to the Lancaster home in a car, the Lancaster County Sheriff's Office said in a statement.
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — A man who led authorities to the remains of a young Amish woman in Pennsylvania pleaded guilty Friday to kidnapping and killing her.
Justo Smoker, 35, pleaded guilty in Lancaster County to third-degree murder, kidnapping and other offenses in the death of 18-year-old Linda Stoltzfoos, who was last seen walking home from church in the Bird-in-Hand area on June 21, 2020.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Just over $450 million for nine new Ohio K-12 building projects was announced Thursday by the state commission that oversees funding of school construction, the second of two major spending packages for school construction and renovation as the coronavirus pandemic has eased.
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) —
From almost the beginning, searchers knew something was very wrong on Monday, June 22 of last year.
The day before, 18-year-old Linda Stoltzfoos failed to return to her Upper Leacock Township home after Amish church service.
MARIETTA, Pa. (AP) — Luke Brubaker admitted that he’s proud of his soil as he bent over and gestured with an extended arm to a field on his northwestern Lancaster County dairy operation.
He pointed to the largely unbroken soil, where modern farming practices allow feed to be planted without tilling.
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — A kayaker gliding along the Conestoga River through Lancaster city might encounter a few fishermen, some birds and maybe other kayakers, but that’s about it. Most people don’t -- or won’t -- swim in the slow-moving, quiet body of water that is often still called a creek.
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — At the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, residents of Landis Homes would line a roadway into the Lititz campus on Friday afternoons, cheering on the retirement community’s workers with signs and noisemakers as they left or arrived for work.
WESTERVILLE, Ohio (AP) _ Lancaster Colony Corp. (LANC) on Tuesday reported fiscal third-quarter profit of $28...
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — Evan Scudner needed to make it rain on a cloudless summer day.
And not just make it rain, but create a hurricanelike torrential downpour...
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — A young Amish woman whose remains were found this week, 10 months after her disappearance, was strangled and stabbed in the neck, a coroner ruled Friday...
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — Authorities have announced the recovery of human remains during a search related to the disappearance of a young Amish woman in Pennsylvania last summer...
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — No confrontation led up to last week's shooting that killed a vacationing Pennsylvania woman on a North Carolina highway when another driver fired into the family's car, her husband said...
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) —
Late last spring a COVID-19 wave tore through the Plain community when they resumed church services, infecting an untold number of Amish and Mennonites in Lancaster County...
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — A man has been ordered to stand trial on a homicide charge in the disappearance of a young Amish woman in Pennsylvania last summer.
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — A 14-year-old girl has been charged in the stabbing death of her older sister in a Pennsylvania home, authorities said...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Christian missionary from Pennsylvania expressed remorse as he was sentenced to more than 15 years in federal prison Thursday for sexually assaulting girls at a Kenyan orphanage he led...
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Since last week’s deadly insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, about 225 Republicans logged in to the election office in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, to change their party registration...
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — A photo of Jackie Robinson hangs on Assistant District Attorney Lance Greene’s office wall on the fifth floor of 50 N...
Thirteen people who are accused of committing crimes while participating in a civil disturbance in Lancaster on Sunday night sat behind bars Tuesday, with bail for seven of them set at $1 million...
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — A police officer fatally shot a man with a knife after his sister said she called police to get him involuntarily committed, leading to street protests and vandalism in what the mayor of the small Pennsylvania city of Lancaster called a “heartbreaking day...