The county becomes less white; the city pays tribute to the victims of residential schools; more: Hello, Pennsylvania



What you have to know today, Thursday, September 30, 2021.

Today’s weather

High: 69; Low: 48. Mainly sunny.

Photo of the day

D-Delaware County Representative Brian Kirkland scores in the Yinz Home and Senate benefit softball game against Youse on City Island in Harrisburg yesterday. (Photo by Mark Pynes,

Must read

Colorful county: Cumberland County is the fastest growing county in the state and its population is diversifying. Over the past decade, the number of Asian, Black and Latino residents has increased dramatically. Read more.

Reconciliation: The Mayor of Carlisle today declared a “Truth and Reconciliation Day” to honor and remember the survivors and victims of Native American Indian Residential Schools. Read more.

Deaths from covid: Pennsylvania yesterday reported 97 new deaths from COVID-19. His daily average coronavirus death in July was 3. Learn more.

  • See also: Health workers once hailed while heroes now receive threats

Police reports

Brother billed: A man from Swatara Township was drunk and speeding when he caused a frontal accident that killed his 18-year-old brother, a high school student, Dauphin County investigators said. Read more.

The waitress dies: A woman was found dead in a toilet at a Cumberland County restaurant on her first day of work there, her boss said. Read more.

Mom continues: A woman sued, claiming her son could have been saved from fatal abuse at his father’s home if children’s services had investigated the repeated abuse reports made by his grandparents. Read more.

Penn State Practice, September 29, 2021

Penn State defensive end Smith Vilbert performs a drill during practice on September 29, 2021. Joe Hermitt | [email protected]

In sports

Choice of games: Penn State football is ranked No.4 nationally and is hoping to move up to 5-0, but must eliminate Indiana to make it happen. Read more.

  • Pictures: Scenes from Penn State Practice

NBA + vax: Basketball players who do not get vaccinated as required will not be paid for games they must miss, according to the NBA. Read more.

In short

Today in Pa Podcast: Hershey Pursues Kisses Design | $ 1 million Powerball ticket sold in Harrisburg | Brewery powered in part by the sun | Fall foliage festivals across the state | Harrisburg Mansion Owner Fights Cell Tower Plan | House burns down after vehicle hits it | Man dies of rabies a month after waking up to a bat on his neck


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