>>West Shore School District Reports Three Employees Test Positive For COVID-19
(New Cumberland, PA) -- West Shore School District officials say that three of its employees have recently tested positive for COVID-19. The three are employees at Washington Heights Elementary. The district says those positive tests will have no impact on their ability to reopen the building on Monday or start Distance Learning on Tuesday.
>>Shippensburg University Reports Three Positive COVID-19 Tests
(Shippensburg, PA) -- Officials with Shippensburg University say three members of their community have recently tested positive for COVID-19. Those three were tested since the start of August, according to date on the university’s website. Students are asked to wear masks on campus and maintain social distancing. They also are to stick to staggered on-campus dining and participate in contact tracing should a positive test be reported.
>>New Northbound I-83 Ramps Open In Springettsbury Township
(Springettsbury Twp., PA) -- Several new northbound I-83 ramps are now open in York County. The project around Exit 18 in Springettsbury Township was part of a widening project. During construction, drivers had to use different exits to get to Mount Rose Avenue.
>>Hershey Gardens Plans Fall Homeschool Day
(Hershey, PA) -- Officials with Hershey Gardens are organizing a homeschool day for early next month. On September 8th, they will hold their Fall Homeschool Day which will focus around self-guided activities on their arboretum trail. Those interested must pre-register on their website by Sunday September 6th.
>>Swatara Township Police Looking For Missing Teen
(Swatara Twp., PA) -- Swatara Township police are looking for a 15-year-old who went missing this week. Ashika Dhaurali was last seen at her home on the 200-block of North 67th Street Monday evening. Anyone with information on her whereabouts is asked to contact Swatara Township police.
>>P-A Sending 25 Red Cross Volunteers To Gulf Coast For Laura Recovery
(Harrisburg, PA) -- There are 25 local American Red Cross volunteers heading to the Gulf Coast to help in the aftermath of Hurricane Laura. Officials with the American Red Cross Greater Pennsylvania Region say the volunteers will help with health services, logistics, sheltering, and feeding those in need. A spokesperson says they expect the number of volunteers to grown once the region’s needs are clearer.
>>Lower Dauphin School District Says Someone At High School Tested Positive For COVID-19
(Hummelstown, PA) -- Officials with Lower Dauphin School District say someone at the high school has tested positive for COVID-19. In a statement Thursday, they didn’t say if the person was a student, teacher, or other staff member. District officials added that they worked with the state Department of Health and all contact tracing has been completed.
>>Governor Wolf Laments Decision On Carlisle Car Shows
(Pittsburgh, PA) -- Governor Tom Wolf say he may have been wrong to allow Carlisle Events to move forward with a plan to let thousands to attend their annual car shows. Speaking to K-D-K-A radio in Pittsburgh this week, Wolf said he was trying to allow the event to continue with the right safety protocols. The two sides reached an agreement that would have allowed up to 20-thousand-people per day to attend, though a representative with Carlisle Events said most of their events attracted less than half of that total.
>>Corvettes At Carlisle Underway
(Carlisle, PA) -- The world’s largest Corvette show is underway in Carlisle. Corvettes at Carlisle began yesterday at the Carlisle Fairgrounds and runs through Sunday. The event features about five-thousand Corvettes and provides enthusiasts a weekend of entertainment and education.
>>P-A Department Of Health Announces 620 New COVID-19 Cases Statewide
(Harrisburg, PA) -- There are 620 new COVID-19 cases reported across P-A. Thursday’s announcement brings the total confirmed and probable coronavirus cases to 131-thousand-156 since the start of the pandemic. Eleven more deaths attributed to COVID-19 complications were announced Thursday, with the statewide death toll now up to 76-hundred-35.