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Signs line Mount Rock Road outside the entrance to Big Spring High School recognizing the 226 members of Big Spring’s Class of 2020. Big Spring High School’s seniors will celebrate with a parade through Newville at 7 p.m. Friday, June 5, the day graduation would have been held. Later in June…

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Every crisis has new heroes. During the 9/11 attacks, they were the first responders running into burning and crumbling buildings as others ran out. Now, during the coronavirus pandemic, the most visible heroes are the healthcare professionals, who are saving others and risking their own liv…

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The coronavirus pandemic has forced many dairy farmers across the state and nation to dump thousands of gallons of milk as processing plants find themselves with a surplus supply with the closure of schools and restaurants.

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The number of reported COVID-19-related deaths in the state of Pennsylvania, and the process of reporting those deaths has been under scrutiny recently by the Pennsylvania State Coroners Association.

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Sen. Judy Ward (R-30) has introduced legislation that would help clear up inconsistencies in how COVID-19 deaths are being reported in Pennsylvania and ensure county coroners are notified of all suspected deaths caused by the virus within their area of jurisdiction.

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Congressman John Joyce, M.D. (PA-13) recently announced that 23 students from Pennsylvania’s 13th Congressional District have received nominations for the U.S. Service Academies. These students, if they receive an appointment directly from an academy, will have the opportunity to attend the …

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While many area residents are stuck at home in an attempt to stop the spread of the coronavirus, local law enforcement officers remain on the frontlines adjusting to a new normal while still keeping residents safe.

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When Director Shani Holleran-Shenk had trouble ordering items for this month’s distribution at the Big Spring Area Food Bank, she was extremely thankful that Saylor’s Market stepped in to save the day.

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Volunteers in the Newville community have been working hard to continue providing food for Big Spring School District students during state-mandated school closures.

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Big Spring educators and students took to Twitter last week to show their Bulldog spirit with a virtual pep rally. Since schools are closed due to the coronavirus outbreak, the district has been working to keep morale lifted over the last several weeks, and wanted to do something in place of…

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During a COVID-19 press briefing today, Gov. Tom Wolf recommended that all Pennsylvanians wear a mask any time they leave their homes for life-sustaining reasons. As COVID-19 cases steadily rise in the state, Wolf stressed the need to intensify all measures to help stop the spread of the virus.

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The Cumberland County Board of Commissioners urged all residents to stay at home Monday, after Gov. Tom Wolf expanded the Stay at Home Order to Cumberland County through April 30.