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Friday, June 5, 2020
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School closure is extended

By CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Local News

The Pennsylvania Department of Education announced March 23 all schools in the commonwealth will remain closed through at least April 6 as a result of the COVID-19 response efforts. The closure order could be extended beyond April 6 if necessary...

CONTRIBUTED PHOTOWhitehall pharmacist Rikin Patel, Pharm.D., and his staff at Whitehall Pharmacy are compounding hand sanitizer to give to police officers, firefighters, first responders and medical staff — free of charge.

Local business steps up to help

By ERIN THOMAS in Local News

The coronavirus has presented communities across the United States with a host of problems, including shortages of items like hand sanitizer. Stores are sold out, hospitals have resorted to rationing medical supplies, and hand sanitizer has...