LATEST HEADLINES

A local developer is planning to build affordable housing apartments for senior citizens in College Township.

Ferguson Township’s Board of Supervisors on Tuesday appointed Centrice Martin to serve as interim township manager beginning March 1.

As virus surged, few Pennsylvania schools signed up for free COVID-19 testing.

The US government plans to make high-quality masks available for kids, a senior adviser to the White House told CNN yesterday. The move appears to be an extension of the Biden administration’s ongoing effort to distribute 400 million free N95 masks from the Strategic National Stockpile for the public to access at pharmacies and community health centers nationwide.

Dr. Anthony Fauci says it’s time for the U.S. to “start inching” back toward normality following the COVID pandemic.

Intense winter weather is forecast today and tomorrow from the central Plains to southern Michigan.  Up to a foot of snow is expected in some areas, as well as high winds, freezing rain and sleet.  Parts of the mid-South and Southeast are at risk today for tornadoes, including Tennessee and Alabama.

The Department of Justice is taking legal action against a controversial gun law in Missouri.  The justice department filed suit yesterday to prevent the state from enforcing its Second Amendment Preservation Act, which bans local police from enforcing federal gun laws. 

Employees at an Arizona Starbucks are postponing a vote on whether to unionize.  

Sports

The Penn State men’s basketball team returns to action this afternoon when the Nittany Lions host Minnesota at 4 p.m. inside the Bryce Jordan Center. 

The Penn State women’s basketball team returns to the Bryce Jordan Center on Thursday to take on Nebraska at 7 p.m. The game will be broadcast on B1G+.

US Falls To Canada In Gold Medal Game. Medal Count: U.S. Is Fourth With 20 Medals.