Mike Miller, an Ephrata Township resident who ran an unsuccessful 2022 primary race for a state Senate seat, is suing Lancaster County over restrictions the county is placing on how he can view mail-in ballots from the May primary.
National political debates over social issues — in particular, the rights of LGBTQ people — drilled down to the school board level in 2022, prompting book bans and transgender student policy discussions.
At the end of the musical “West Side Story,” after the guy who was supposed to be the hero has been slain and those who love him are left struggling to make sense of the world, composer Leonard Bernstein tunes his orchestra to the confusion and uncertainty of the moment.
Eighteen years ago Sunday in the big yellow barn on the grounds of Landis Valley Village & Farm Museum, the Ronettes’ “Be My Baby” played as Michael Long danced in the spotlight with his new bride, Jenn Coldren, at the wedding event of the century.
C.S. Lewis’ Christian beliefs notwithstanding, "A Grief Observed" will connect with anyone who grieves, regardless of their theistic impulses. “Don’t come talking to me about the consolations of religion,” Lewis writes, “or I shall suspect that you don’t understand.”
Most people (about 80%. according to data widely quoted by the hospice industry) want to die at home. Does that happen? Sure. But for the vast majority of folks, probabilities shake out in a much less pleasing configuration.
For those who mourn, Ricky Gervais' “After Life” offers a cleansing catharsis. You won’t find a more pointed exploration of grief and its consequences. This show has more real heart than anything else on television.