Eight workers who often traveled to work together in a van all got sick from the coronavirus. Crammed together for the 30-mile drive, none of them could keep their distance from one another on their way to jobs they couldn’t afford to give up.
Lebanon Catholic and Holy Family Consolidated Catholic School in Berwick are closing due to decreased enrollment and continuing financial issues, the diocese said.
The first non-essential business citation has been issued in Pennsylvania. Middle Creek Roofing in Lebanon County was handed a citation on Thursday for violating Gov. Wolf’s mandate that non-life-sustaining businesses remain closed. The business was previously warned twice by state police prior to being given a citation.
The idea of First Fridays are to bring people together in the heart of the community. This month, that obviously couldn’t happen in most places, like Lebanon.
Two weeks after U.S. Middle District Judge Jennifer P. Wilson ordered Just Wing It of Annville to pay $40,000 to Ricky Lee Bugg Jr., the Harrisburg law firm that represented Bugg, Smigel, Anderson & Sacks, has filed a motion asking her to order the eatery to pay $73,438 in legal fees.
In these polarized times, it’s even more important that we focus on our original promise to you: Independent, fact-based, non-partisan reporting.
Gov. Tom Wolf on Monday said he is extending the statewide stay-at-home order until least May 8 — but left open the possibility of relaxing restrictions after that in counties where coronavirus cases remain low.
Workers at farms and agribusinesses must wear masks as part of new coronavirus-prevention rules from Pennsylvania’s Secretary of Health.
Starting this week, LebTown will be a content partner of Spotlight PA, a collaboration that will make additional investigative journalism about Pennsylvania’s state government accessible to our readers on LebTown.com.
It’s just not done. Not in most newspapers these days.
Staying home this week could save a life next.
We are doubling down on last week’s editorial and making a new request of the Department of Health.
When our ability to collect the facts is impeded, we will let you know that. Now is one of those times.
LebTown is on hiatus for the next week. We’ll return to our regular posting schedule on Dec. 30.
We are taking a couple days off, but first wanted to thank you for reading LebTown.