The number of affordable housing units available in Lebanon County relative to the demand for them is a long-term problem that shows no signs of slowing down anytime soon. But now three local nonprofit groups, as well as Community Homes of Lebanon County, have plans to help alleviate this situation. The group, which is led …

The Labor Department also revised its employment figures for May and June, adding 119,000 jobs. The economy lost more than 22 million jobs in March and April 2020 in a recession virtually overnight as the coronavirus forced businesses to close and people to stay at home. Since then, the United States has recovered nearly 17 …

A year ago, a devastating explosion of a stockpile of ammonium nitrate fertilizer randomly stored in the Port of Beirut killed more than 200 people and left much of it looking like a war zone . The explosion, for which no one has been held responsible, and the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic, have inflicted …

Should people get booster shots of the COVID vaccine? Not yet, says the World Health Organization, which to push for rich countries or those who have access to jabs to hold out until the end of September at least for all countries can fully immunize at least 10 percent of their population before some embark …

BEIRUT — Lebanon has seen its biggest anti-government protests in months this week as citizens marked a year since a massive explosion in the port of Beirut killed more than 200 people and severely damaged parts of the city. The explosion, caused by several tons of ammonium nitrate poorly stored at the port since 2014, …

A sign of seeking help is displayed at a gas station in Mount Prospect, Ill. On Tuesday, July 27, 2021. The number of Americans claiming unemployment benefits fell last week from 14,000 to 385,000 , Thursday August 5, further proof that the economy and the labor market are rebounding strongly after the recession of the …

In this April 6, 2021 photo, crew members stand in the bow as the CMA CGM Argentina arrives at PortMiami, the largest container ship to call at a Florida port in Miami. Importers are grappling with a perfect storm of supply problems – rising prices, overwhelmed ports, shortages of ships, trains, trucks – which is …

On July 15, Lebanese Prime Minister designate Saad Hariri announcement he abandoned his efforts to form a government, sparking violent protests across the country. Hariri’s farewell words? “May God save this country. “ Najib Mikati, one of the richest men in Lebanon, is now foreseen to occupy the post of Prime Minister. Mikati faces the …

Twelve months after the catastrophic explosion of the port which left more than 200 dead, thousands injured and left around 300,000 people homeless, Lebanon’s dramatic descent into the economic and political crisis is worsening. Lebanon’s economic collapse was so severe that the World Bank ranked it among the three most severe on record since the …

Twelve months after the catastrophic explosion of the port which left more than 200 dead, thousands injured and left around 300,000 people homeless, Lebanon’s dramatic descent into the economic and political crisis is worsening. Lebanon’s economic collapse was so severe that the World Bank ranked it among the three most severe on record since the …