News Live 365: July 24th, 2020

Authorities in Clarion County are investigating the use of explosives to destroy part of a fence at a home near Hermitage. A fence gate outside the home of 50 year old William Stoots was severely damaged by an unknown actor using tannerite on Sunday the 19th and Clarion State Police are searching for information that could lead to a suspect. Please call (814)226-1710 if you can help.

 

The commissioners of Lebanon County are suing Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf for $13 million in CARES act funds they say are owed. Governor Wolf warned Lebanon and other counties that if they disregarded executive guidelines and moved from red to yellow phase on their own it would jeopardize their CARES funding. Lebanon County was the only one to go through with their threat of reopening before they were scheduled.

 

DHS Secretary Teresa Miller says Pennsylvania’s Department of Human Services is gearing up for an expected dramatic increase in applications for public services like SNAP in the coming weeks. Many people are still out of work due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the federal program offering $600 extra dollars in unemployment compensation ends tomorrow.