May 10, 2019
The 2019 Outdoor Music Friday Season opens on May 17 in Binns Park, 100 N. Queen Street. Music Friday’s outdoor season lasts from May to September on every third Friday of the month. Each Music Friday features a signature concert in Binns Park and over twenty street spots of live music around Lancaster City. Every third Friday of the month from May to September, the City of Lancaster hosts Music Fridays. Music Fridays are a collaborative effort between the City of Lancaster Office of Promotion and Music for Everyone to promote local talent, the City’s live music scene, and increase activity... read more
May 10, 2019
DRINKING WATER PROBLEM CORRECTED BOIL WATER ADVISORY LIFTED: WATER IS SAFE TO DRINK. Este informe contiene informacion muy importante sobre sy agua de beber. Traduzcalo o hable con alguien que lo entienda bien. As of Friday May 10th, 2019, at 8:00 AM, the boil water advisory is lifted for customers residing at: 1300, 1311, 1312, 1313, 1315, 1316, 1317, 1318, 1319, 1320, 1321, 1323, 1325, and 1326 Newton Road 715 Wilson Drive 1325 Hillcrest Road Your water is safe to drink, and we have lifted the boil water advisory. We are pleased to report the problem has been corrected and you are no... read more
May 8, 2019
DRINKING WATER WARNING BOIL YOUR WATER BEFORE USING BOIL WATER ADVISORY IS ISSUED FOR: · 1300, 1311, 1312, 1313, 1315, 1316, 1317, 1318, 1319, 1320, 1321, 1323, 1325, and 1326 Newton Road · 715 Wilson Drive · 1325 Hillcrest Road CUSTOMERS ARE ASKED TO BOIL THEIR DRINKING WATER UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. Hiervan el agua antes de usarla. Este informe contiene informacion muy importante sobre sy agua de beber. Traduzcalo o hable con alguien que lo entienda bien. On Wednesday May 8th, 2019 8:00 AM, the City of Lancaster Water Department has issued a boil water advisory caused by a hydrant/valve... read more
May 8, 2019
DRINKING WATER PROBLEM CORRECTED BOIL WATER ADVISORY LIFTED: WATER IS SAFE TO DRINK. Este informe contiene informacion muy importante sobre sy agua de beber. Traduzcalo o hable con alguien que lo entienda bien. As of Wednesday May 8th, 2019 at 7:30 AM, the boil water advisory is lifted for customers residing at: · 1413, 1414, 1418, 1421, 1424, 1425, 1428, 1429, 1431, 1506, 1510, 1511, and 1539 Center Road · 177 River Drive Your water is safe to drink and we have lifted the boil water advisory. We are pleased to report the problem has been corrected and you are no longer required to boil your... read more
May 6, 2019
BOIL YOUR WATER BEFORE USING BOIL WATER ADVISORY IS ISSUED FOR: 1413, 1414, 1418, 1421, 1424, 1425, 1428, 1429, 1431, 1506, 1510, 1511, and 1539 Center Road 177 River Drive CUSTOMERS ARE ASKED TO BOIL THEIR DRINKING WATER UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. Hiervan el agua antes de usarla. Este informe contiene informacion muy importante sobre sy agua de beber. Traduzcalo o hable con alguien que lo entienda bien. On Monday May 6, 2019 8:00 AM, the City of Lancaster Water Department has issued a boil water advisory caused by a hydrant/valve replacement. This notice is for customers residing at: 1413, 1414... read more
May 1, 2019
The City of Lancaster will launch BuildingBlocks, a web-based mapping software that compiles property data into one easy-to-use application, to the public on Wednesday, May 1. Through BuildingBlocks, users can see property information like code violations, issued building permits and rental registrations. In the past, this information was attainable only through public records requests. One way that citizens can use the data available through BuildingBlocks is to make better informed decisions when renting. They can see whether a property has a rental license or open code violations before... read more
April 18, 2019
The Mayor’s Office of Neighborhood Engagement is pleased to announce the recipients of nine Love Your Block mini-grants, intended to help residents of Howard Avenue and the ChurchTowne neighborhood fight blight and build community. The resident-led projects encourage neighbors to build community, while also addressing immediate litter and property façade concerns. Applicants were required to recruit neighbors as volunteers to help complete the projects. "These projects, getting people to work together - ultimately we're helping neighbors help their neighborhoods. And that's the way to do it.... read more
April 15, 2019
City Hall will be closed on Friday, April 19 for Good Friday.  There will be no street cleaning on Friday, April 19. Trash and recycling collection will occur on schedule.  Both the Lancaster City Visitor Center and the Recycling Drop-Off Center will be open regular hours on Friday, April 19. The Lancaster City Visitor Center will be closed on Sunday, April 21 for Easter.
April 12, 2019
Please join Lancaster Mayor Danene Sorace, City of Lancaster staff, and others, for the public presentation of the City of Lancaster’s Municipal Operations Climate Action Plan. The City’s plan represents a bold step forward and a steadfast commitment to meeting the terms set forth by the 2016 Paris Climate Agreement. Speakers will include Mayor Sorace, NPR’s Marie Cusick who will deliver a keynote speech regarding climate policy in Pennsylvania, and Senior Planner Douglas Smith who will discuss details of the plan. Time for Q&A will be provided after the presentation has concluded. WHEN:... read more
April 5, 2019
"It never hurts to make a little extra money," said school crossing guard Patricia Esh. Esh started as a school crossing guard with the City of Lancaster in October 2017. She has been a stay-at-home mom for 16 years, and once her youngest started middle school she decided it was time to get out of the house. "When I saw the ad for crossing guards and that it was only 2 hours a day, I thought, 'Why not?' " said Esh. "I have been able to get myself a new car and make the payments from my paychecks, which makes me feels like I am contributing to our household." Outside of her regular hours, she... read more

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