>Department Of Health’s Two-Day Release Adds Nearly 31-Hundred New COVID-19 Cases
(Harrisburg, PA) -- The state Department of Health is adding nearly 3,100 positive COVID-19 cases to its total in its recent release which covers the past two days. The Monday announcement puts Pennsylvania at 195,695 confirmed or probable coronavirus cases since the start of the pandemic. There were 19 new deaths related to COVID-19 complications over the past two days, bringing the death toll to 8,673.
>>COVID-19 Related Hospitalizations Rising In PA, Still Below April Levels
(Harrisburg, PA) -- Hospitalizations due to COVID-19 are on the rise in PA, but are still below where they peaked in April, according to Doctor Rachel Levine. The state’s Secretary of Health added that Pennsylvanians should take measures to avoid contracting the virus by wearing a mask and practicing social distancing. She said seven in ten COVID-19 positive people cannot fully answer who they’ve been around when it comes to contact tracing.
>>Susquehanna Township Student Tests Positive For COVID-19
(Susquehanna Twp., PA) -- Officials with Susquehanna Township say a student at the high school has tested positive for COVID-19. It’s believed the case originated with their field hockey team, prompting the program to be suspended through next Saturday. The school will remain open at this time.
>>Woman Seriously Hurt After Tractor Trailer Strikes Tow Truck Cleaning Up Route 581 Wreck
(Camp Hill, PA) -- One person is seriously hurt after a tractor trailer crashed into a tow truck along Route 581 in Camp Hill yesterday. The tow truck was cleaning up an earlier crash in the eastbound lanes when the tractor trailer lost control. It struck a disabled vehicle before striking the tow truck, which rolled over. A woman was trapped inside with serious injuries. Anyone who may have witnessed the crash is asked to contact state police.
>>York Cops Investigating Deadly Sunday Night Shooting
(York, PA) -- York police are still looking for whoever is responsible for a deadly shooting over the weekend. It happened on the 300-block of Brooklyn Avenue late Sunday evening, with a 26-year-old man shot multiple times. He died later at the hospital. So far, no arrests have been made.
>>Harrisburg Wins Last Minute Make Up With State College
(State College, PA) -- The Harrisburg Cougars are now eligible for the playoffs after a win over State College Monday. They two had to make up the game so Harrisburg would be playoff eligible. The two sides didn’t finalize the game until about 24 hours earlier.
>>President Trump Campaigns At Lancaster Airport
(Lititz, PA) -- President Trump is making a swing through Pennsylvania. Trump made a stop yesterday at Lancaster Airport in Lititz for a rally. The President told the crowd that his opponent Joe Biden's policy had cost the state jobs. Trump also said Biden will end fracking and the use of fossil fuel, which would take away more jobs in the state. He also said he would "make America into the manufacturing superpower of the world" if he is reelected.
>>Polling At Albright College Relocated To Larger Space
(Reading, PA) -- Election Day polling originally set for Roessner Hall at Albright College is being moved to a larger location. The college announced Friday that the new polling station for residents of the city's 17th Ward will be at George C. Bollman Center gymnasium. The gym is located inside the campus's Schumo Center for Fitness and Wellbeing.
>>Wilson Southern Middle School Temporarily Moving To Remote Learning
(Spring Township, PA) -- Wilson Southern Middle School is temporarily moving to remote learning. The change comes as because of "positive and presumed positive cases" of COVID-19. The district says the school building will be closed for the week for cleaning. Contact tracing will also be taking place. All sports and extracurricular activities are also canceled.
>>Reading Woman Wanted In Deadly Florida Crash Behind Bars
(Reading, PA) -- A Reading woman wanted in connection with a deadly Florida crash is behind bars. Sheriff Eric Weaknecht announced Friday that Armide Armand had been arrested on a charge of DUI manslaughter. U.S. Marshals Task Force members stopped her last week at a convenience store at North Fifth and Spring streets and took her into custody. She is awaiting extradition to Florida.
>>Last Day To Submit Mail-In Ballot Applications
(Lehigh, PA) -- Today is the last day to submit applications for mail-in and absentee ballots for the upcoming election. The deadline to submit them is by 5 p.m. today, and it can be done either in-person at a county elections office or online at votespa.com. People who have already applied, but have yet to return their ballots, have until Election Day November 3rd to do so.
>>Trump Blasts Biden During Pennsylvania Visit
(Lehigh, PA) -- President Trump is blasting former Vice President Joe Biden for his support of transitioning away from fossil fuels and into renewable energy. During his campaign stop in Lehigh Valley yesterday, Trump took aim at Biden's plan and urged Pennsylvanians to vote for him on Election Day as Pennsylvania is a battleground state. Trump said Biden wants to ban fracking, however, Politifact debunked that claim. The President also defended his pandemic response to a mostly maskless crowd despite a recent Quinnipiac University poll suggesting 56-percent of likely voters in the state disapproved of his handling of the pandemic.
>>Visitor Restrictions Increased At Geisinger Hospitals
(Danville, PA) -- Geisinger is increasing visitation restrictions at all of its hospitals due to the current surge of COVID-19 cases statewide. Officials say starting November 2nd, those who have an appointment at one of their clinics, laboratory or radiology department can only have one person accompany them. That person must be at least 18-years old and pass a health screening. This change will remain until further notice, but there are some exceptions such as the patient is mentally unstable or the patient is a minor.
>>Scranton Fire Leaves One Dead, Over One-Hundred Displaced
(Scranton, PA) -- More than 100 people are displaced and one is dead after a fire burned through an apartment building in Scranton on Sunday night. Fire officials say the fire from the five-hundred-block of Pine Street at the United House Apartments building was accidental. A 63-year-old man suffered a cardiac arrest during the fire, and about 90 apartments were evacuated that night, resulting in 104 people being displaced. Dozens of them are staying at Scranton High School for temporary shelter, and the American Red Cross says they're prepared to provide them shelter for the long haul.