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PA Counties Decide to Reopen Against Governor Wolf’s Restrictions

Lauren Cribbs and Caroline Glus

May 21, 2020

Officials from several counties that are still in the “red” phase of Wolf’s reopening plan have said they will open against restrictions. Counties include Beaver, Dauphin, Lancaster, and Lebanon. Governor Wolf called politicians who wanted to reopen against his wishes “cowardly” and “selfish,...

America Will Be Opening Businesses In Stages

Pennsylvania Governor Wolf addresses the media on March 16, 2020.  Wolf and Secretary of Health Levine are expected to release details for a statewide contact tracing program on May 1, 2020.  (Governor Tom Wolf/CC BY 2.0)

Caroline Glus and Lauren Cribbs

May 1, 2020

President Trump shared a 3-phase plan for states to ease their way out of lockdown. The administration's 18-page document explains the three phases to reopen state economies.  However, the final decision was left with the governors. According to BBC, each phase is to last a minimum of 14 days, as...

Projections Show Pennsylvania Estimated to Reach Peak Within Next Week

Data shows parts of Pennsylvania with the highest number of coronavirus cases.  Pennsylvania has registered 1,707 deaths due to coronavirus. (PA Department of Health)

Mia Bertoldi, Reporter

April 22, 2020

The University of Washington in Seattle (IHME) released projections on Sunday about peaks in COVID-19 cases across the United States.  Pennsylvania is expected to peak in the next week. The projections estimate that the number of deaths per day peaked on Saturday, April 18th, 2020 with 88 deaths...

Local Restaurants are Open for Takeout and Delivery

Baked goods from Desserts Etc. are a simple way to any girl’s heart.

Clare Canavan, Editor in Chief

April 9, 2020

Due to COVID-19, Governor Tom Wolf ordered the closure of all dine-in restaurants on March 15, 2020. In an attempt to stay afloat financially, many local restaurants around Hershey are open for take-out and delivery.  Some restaurants are available for delivery via DoorDash, Uber Eats, and GrubHub. Other...

Pennsylvania Schools to Remain Closed Until End of Academic Year

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf addresses the press during an undated visit to the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency.  Wolf ordered schools in the Commonwealth remain closed for the remainder of the school year to limit the spread of COVID-19. (Commonwealth of Pennsylvania/CC BY 2.0)

Paige Dalto, Lead Copy Editor

April 9, 2020

Governor Tom Wolf has made the decision to keep Pennsylvania schools closed until the end of the school year with the input of Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine and Education Secretary Pedro Rivera. “We must continue our efforts to mitigate the spread of the virus during this national crisi...

Six Pennsylvania Counties Shut Down Due to COVID-19

Pictured is a map of Pennsylvania with the six counties impacted by Governor Wolf’s order in red.  The goal of the two-week stay at home order is to slow the spread of COVID-19 in Pennsylvania. (Broadcaster/Robert Sterner)

Katie Jones, Brand Manager

March 23, 2020

By: Katie Jones, Reporter Governor Tom Wolf has issued a two week stay at home order on six Pennsylvania counties effective Monday, March 23rd at 8 p.m. The six counties include Allegheny County, Bucks County, Chester County, Delaware County, Monroe County, Montgomery County, and Philadelphia County. &...

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