PennDOT has delayed the beginning of a major construction project on Route 8 due to a hold up in the delivery of supplies needed for the job to begin. The work which was initially planned for next Monday will be delayed until Monday March 30th.
Edinboro University, Allegheny College, and others, out of an abundance of caution, are extending their spring break periods and migrating face to face classes to online courses as a means to protect students and staff from the COVID-19 coronavirus. Each of the schools has the fine details of their COVID-19 plans available on their websites. Pennsylvania’s Department of Health has confirmed only 16 cases of the virus so far, all on the eastern side of the commonwealth with more than half of all cases in Montgomery County. At the direction of Governor Wolf, Pennsylvania’s Attorney General has created a special email to contact his office about coronavirus related price gouging; the address is firstname.lastname@example.org.