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2020 Olympic Games Postponed to at least 2021

Clare Canavan, Editor-in-Chief

March 24, 2020

By: Clare Canavan Although the International Olympic Committee (IOC)  has not published an official statement about the postponement of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, Dick Pound, veteran International Olympic Committee member,  told USA TODAY Sports on Monday that the games will be postponed du...

Breaking: PIAA Announces Sports Postponed Another Two Weeks

Breaking: PIAA Announces Sports Postponed Another Two Weeks

Dan Hogan, Sports Reporter

March 23, 2020

By: Dan Hogan The PIAA announced via Twitter Monday, March 23, 2020 that the start of spring sports and possible re-start of winter championships will be further postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. https://twitter.com/PIAASports/status/1242182953335218184 This comes after Governor Tom Wolf...

Six Pennsylvania Counties Shut Down Due to COVID-19

Six Pennsylvania Counties Shut Down Due to COVID-19

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. &...

Breaking: Pennsylvania Governor Wolf orders schools closed through April 6

Mallory Gillespie, Reporter

March 23, 2020

By: Mallory Gillespie Governor Tom Wolf announced on Monday, March 23 in a press conference that all schools in Pennsylvania will be closed for two weeks in efforts to prevent the spread of COVID-19. According to the Department of Education, schools will remain closed through at least April 6, 2020, an...

Social Distancing, Self-Quarantine can slow spread of COVID-19 say experts

Social Distancing, Self-Quarantine can slow spread of COVID-19 say experts

Mia Bertoldi, Reporter

March 23, 2020

By: Mia Bertoldi In light of the current outbreak of the coronavirus, practicing social distancing is essential to decreasing the spread of the virus. Social distancing is the act of increasing the physical space between people to avoid spreading illness. COVID-19 quickly spreads due to its incubati...

Donald Trump Campaign Announces December Rally in Hershey

Donald Trump Campaign Announces December Rally in Hershey

Clare Canavan, Editor in Chief

November 25, 2019

President Donald Trump announced that he will be holding a campaign rally on December 10, 2019 at the Giant Center.  The campaign announced this rally on Thursday, November 21. The tickets for the event are free, but attendees have to register on Donald J. Trump for President website. The rall...

PA Game Commission moves deer rifle season

Haley Daniels, Reporter

May 21, 2019

The Pennsylvania Gaming Commission voted on April 9, 2019 to move the opening day of deer rifle season to the first Saturday after Thanksgiving, November 30. This move of the opening date will shorten the turkey hunting season by two days and expand the current bear hunting season drastically. In a 5-...

Tom Wolf: More than PA’s Governor

Haley Daniels, Reporter

March 20, 2019

From owning a business to governing a state, Tom Wolf has seen it all, but his beliefs stay rooted in helping others and benefitting Pennsylvania. The midterm election took place on Tuesday, November 6, 2018. Scott Wagner, the Republican nomination for the Governor of Pennsylvania, and Tom Wolf, ...

Freshman Congress Set To Shake Things Up

Sophia DeDonatis, Reporter

February 4, 2019

The 2018 midterm elections, held on November 6, were very highly anticipated in wake of the 2016 Presidential election that rocked the nation. That excitement was well deserved considering how the midterms not only flipped the house, but also made history. Now the buzz has been renewed following the ...

President Trump addresses nation about border wall and immigration

Talon Smith, Reporter

January 25, 2019

President Trump delivered an address to the nation regarding illegal immigration and his proposed border wall on Tuesday, January 8. Trump said, “A growing humanitarian and security crisis at our southern border.” The president blamed the current government shut down on Democrats in Congres...

Democrats Win House in Biggest Voter Turnout in Midterm Election

Kate Clark, Reporter

November 16, 2018

The Democratic party took control of the House of Representatives with the biggest voter turnout for the midterm election on November 6, 2018. The New York Times has estimated that 114 million votes were cast in the 2018 elections, which is approximately 30 million more compared to the 2014 elections. ...

Jill Linta Runs for Hershey’s Pennsylvania’s State House Seat

Ethan Sniderman, Reporter

November 6, 2018

On November 6th, voters of Hershey will head to the polls to elect a Governor, Senator, and Congressman, but many forget that there are still local representatives up for election this year. Much like the United States Congress, the government of Pennsylvania operates in a similar fashion. Penns...

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