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On Lies, Libel and Unfettered Leftism – How The LNP Failed Lancaster but The Lancaster Guardian Will Bring Back Ethical, Honest, Independent Journalism

By The Editor 14292 comments
On Lies, Libel and Unfettered Leftism – How The LNP Failed Lancaster but The Lancaster Guardian Will Bring Back Ethical, Honest, Independent Journalism

By The Lancaster Guardian Staff

In just six months of operation, Lancaster-blog upended the media landscape in Lancaster County, breaking stories the monopoly newspaper couldn’t or wouldn’t, and uncovering their support of anti-American critiques and their incitement of violent leftists and anarchists. We grew a platform and readership rivaling, and…

Support Lancaster Chief Berkihiser Who is Allegedly Being Forced Out Because of His Wife’s Pro-Trump Facebook Posts

By The Editor 2154 comments
Support Lancaster Chief Berkihiser Who is Allegedly Being Forced Out Because of His Wife’s Pro-Trump Facebook Posts

By Trey Garrison

I’ve had my differences with Lancaster Police Chief Jarrad Berkihiser since the beginning of the summer, when he carried water for the Sorace administration’s false narrative that the violent antifa/BLM protests in downtown Lancaster May 30 were because of “10-15 armed white nationalists” when we have…

Another Arrested on Felony Riot and Arson Charges in Downtown Lancaster [EXCLUSIVE VIDEO OF THE ALLEGED CRIMES]

By Trey 1911 comments
Another Arrested on Felony Riot and Arson Charges in Downtown Lancaster [EXCLUSIVE VIDEO OF THE ALLEGED CRIMES]

An additional suspect in the violent riots in downtown Lancaster Sept. 13-14 was arrested Wednesday, according to the Lancaster Police.

Christopher Joseph Vazquez, 31, of Lancaster was charged with two felony counts of institutional vandalism for throwing bricks at and damaging a vehicle registered to the Lancaster County District Attorney’s…

Judges Reset Bail for Rioters After Protesters Publish Judge’s Address, Petition for Reconsideration

By Trey 5486 comments
Judges Reset Bail for Rioters After Protesters Publish Judge’s Address, Petition for Reconsideration

The bail for felony rioters arrested Monday in downtown Lancaster have been modified.

Initially, Magisterial District Court Judge Bruce Roth set bail for several rioters at $1 million, which many credited with quelling the violent protests in the days that followed but which some decried as excessive.

On Tuesday,…

EXCLUSIVE: LNP Employee Among Those Facing $1M Bail for Felony Rioting, Arson in Lancaster Unrest

By Trey 15414 comments
EXCLUSIVE: LNP Employee Among Those Facing $1M Bail for Felony Rioting, Arson in Lancaster Unrest

Late in the violent riots in downtown Lancaster on Monday, Police charged into the crowd targeting those identified as ringleaders and instigators.

Fourteen were arrested and face $1 million bail, including an employee of LNP | lancasteronline.

Matthew Modderman, 31, was arrested Monday at the 100 block of Prince…

BREAKING: Judge Rules Gov. Wolf, Secretary Levine’s COVID-19 Restrictions Unconstitutional

By Trey 9966 comments
BREAKING: Judge Rules Gov. Wolf, Secretary Levine’s COVID-19 Restrictions Unconstitutional

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf’s order closing “non-life-sustaining businesses” and his restrictions on gatherings during the COVID-19 pandemic were unconstitutional, U.S. District Judge William Stickman IV ruled Monday.

The decision came in a case in which Butler, Greene, Fayette and Washington counties sued, claiming the emergency shutdown orders by Wolf and under the…

BLM/Antifa Rioters Clash with Police in Lancaster After Police Shoot a Violent Knife-Wielding Felon

By Trey 6549 comments
BLM/Antifa Rioters Clash with Police in Lancaster After Police Shoot a Violent Knife-Wielding Felon

Violence erupted late Sunday night and early Monday morning in downtown Lancaster city, as BLM and antifa clashed with law enforcement near the Lancaster Police headquarters on Chestnut.

More than a 1,000 had gathered in a protest after Lancaster police officers responding to a domestic disturbance call on Sunday afternoon…

There’s a Lot to Unpack Regarding the Impact of COVID-19 Lockdowns on Child Care Centers in PA

By Trey 4275 comments
There’s a Lot to Unpack Regarding the Impact of COVID-19 Lockdowns on Child Care Centers in PA

This is one of those good news/bad news things where practicality comes up against competing principles.

It has to do with professional child care businesses, the Pennsylvania COVID-19 lockdown of businesses, property rights, family trends and more.

Pennsylvania’s already teetering child care industry fears a recent tweak in state

Lancaster County Has an Another Epidemic – An Opioid Epidemic – and No One is Talking About It | News Analysis

By Trey 3675 comments
Lancaster County Has an Another Epidemic – An Opioid Epidemic – and No One is Talking About It | News Analysis

News comes today that Pennsylvania law enforcement busted three major drug trafficking rings operating in the Keystone State, leading to the arrest of dozens of people and seizure of fentanyl, nearly half a million dollars in cash and firearms.

According to police, officers arrested 35 individuals allegedly tied to…

Man Accused of Kidnapping Linda Stolzfoos Pleads Not Guilty

By Trey 724 comments
Man Accused of Kidnapping Linda Stolzfoos Pleads Not Guilty

The man accused of kidnapping Linda Stolzfoos is waiving his scheduled arraignment and pleaded not guilty to charges of kidnapping and false imprisonment in the case of the 18-year-old Amish girl who disappeared in late June.

Prosecutors allege that Justo Smoker, 34, of Paradise, kidnapped Stoltzfoos, who is still missing.…

Stick a Fork in COVID-19, We’re Done | Diane Knight

By Trey 7123 comments
Stick a Fork in COVID-19, We’re Done | Diane Knight

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By Diane Knight


I have written before about the Hydroxychloroquine scandal and the political machinations of the Democrat establishment all over the…

Neighbors Voice Concerns, Opposition to Current Plans for 913 Wheatland as Part of $93M St. Joseph Hospital Redevelopment

By Trey 5009 comments
Neighbors Voice Concerns, Opposition to Current Plans for 913 Wheatland as Part of $93M St. Joseph Hospital Redevelopment

About 40 neighbors gathered Monday night to express their concerns and craft a strategy for their objections for plans for a four-story apartment building at 913 Wheatland Ave., a part of the proposed $93 million redevelopment of the old St. Joseph Hospital site.

Organizer Peter Brown, who lives on Marietta,…

The Fall of the Ideological Bourgeoisie Nationwide and Right Here in Lancaster County is Inevitable | Diane Knight

By Trey 2418 comments
The Fall of the Ideological Bourgeoisie Nationwide and Right Here in Lancaster County is Inevitable | Diane Knight

Editor’s Note: Lancaster-blog welcomes a conversation from all voices, and we’re finding more and more talented opinion writers across Lancaster County and Central PA. Send your submissions to [email protected]

By Diane Knight

A piece I wrote some five years ago for a long-gone British news site was about the death of…