Here’s how you can support Pa. farmers this fall | Five for the Weekend
According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture National Agricultural Statistics Service survey, Pennsylvania’s agritourism sales average $27 million annually and increase income per operation by more than $38,000.
Pa. DMVA administers service-connected blindness pension | Five for the Weekend
October is Blindness Awareness Month in Pennsylvania, a condition affecting many Pennsylvanians, including veterans.
Ag. partnership with DoorDash delivers meals to Pa. seniors | Five for the Weekend
According to a statement shared by the state Department of Agriculture Thursday, the partnership is "designed to remove barriers and increase enrollment in the underutilized Pennsylvania Senior Food Box Program."
Pa. fall foliage reports to debut Sept. 30 | Five for the Weekend
Fall foliage reports and the top 5 stories from this week.
To get COVID vaccines to Pennsylvanians, clinics come to Pa. parks | Five for the Weekend
State officials noted that those due for a second shot of the Pfizer vaccine can get their second dose at a state park vaccine clinic as well.
Wolf announces grant funding for gun violence prevention projects | Five for the Weekend
Philly Rep. Bullock: "We can no longer afford to ignore the very real human and economic costs of gun violence in the Commonwealth."
DCNR celebrates Franklin Kury, Pa. Environmental Rights Amendment | Five for the Weekend
The new observation area, known as "Kury Point," over looks the Susquehanna River at Shikellamy State Park.
Public health officials call for blood donations | Five for the Weekend
Happy weekend, all. Facing a blood supply shortage, the Pennsylvania Department of Health is urging Pennsylvanians who are willing and able to donate blood to make an appointment at their local blood bank. “There is a critical shortage of blood across Pennsylvania and the nation, as COVID-19 has prevented some donors from giving blood and impacted the scheduling of blood drives,” acting Physician […]
Little League baseball returns to Lycoming County … with caveats | Five for the Weekend
With the tournament scheduled to begin next week, the Little League World Series announced Friday that it would close the event to the general public.
Here’s how Pennsylvania’s Olympians fared in Tokyo | Five for the Weekend
Let's give a well-earned congratulations to all of the Olympians who represented the commonwealth in Tokyo!
Why do they call them ‘the dog days of summer?’ Its origins, explained | Five for the Weekend
It all stems from ancient astronomy and Classical literature.
Pennsylvanians going for gold in Tokyo | Five for the Weekend
Happy weekend, all. The 2020 Summer Olympics (happening in 2021, of course) officially started Friday in Tokyo with Japanese tennis star Naomi Osaka lighting the cauldron. While this year’s Olympic Games promise to look different than previous years, more than 600 American athletes have made the trip to Japan to compete in their respective sports, including 21 who hail from […]