News Live 365: January 5th, 2021

Crawford Area Transportation Authority or CATA will be running a free shuttle service from the Downtown Mall to the drive through COVID-19 testing site. A bus will run every two hours starting at 8:45AM and ending at 4:45PM today through Friday. Riders on the shuttle to get tested must wear a mask and try to social distance, they should also bring identification which is required to get your free COVID-19 test.

 

Members of the Pennsylvania General Assembly swear their oaths of office today, but there are two men who won election that will not be part of the ceremony. Representative Mike Reese died Saturday January 2nd at a hospital in Greensburg from what appeared to be a ruptured aneurysm in the brain. Rep. Reese had been serving in the General Assembly since 2008 and had just won reelection to his sixth term and was selected by his peers as Chairman of Republican Caucus for 2021-2022. Senator Jim Brewster who won his reelection by a very narrow margin will not be sworn in until a challenge to his victory is settled in Federal Court.