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Tracking the Coronavirus in Pennsylvania

Courtesy of WPVI Philadelphia

By Elise Brooks, Staff Writer
May 28, 2020
Filed under Community News, Showcase

You cannot turn on the television or look at social media without seeing new reports or statistics about the COVID-19 pandemic. While there are still many unknowns and plenty of differing opinions, according to the Department of Health (DOH), as of May 25th, Pennsylvania has had 67,713 total cases. One...

Teen Dating in the Age of the Coronavirus

Whether they can see each other or not, couples are doing their best to navigate the limitations imposed by social distancing during the pandemic.

By Daniel Parker, Staff Writer
May 26, 2020
Filed under Features, Showcase

Much has been written about the challenges and limitations that COVID-19 has put on teens when it comes to the loss of school and sports, but not as much has been said about another important aspect of teen life, relationships and dating. Whether they can see each other or not, couples are doing their...

Coronavirus Impacts Athletes at All Levels

Coronavirus Impacts Athletes at All Levels

By Keegan Raabe and Brayden Daniels
April 21, 2020
Filed under News, Showcase

Everyone has felt the effects of the Coronavirus, but it has especially impacted athletes at all levels. As all sports were brought to a halt by COVID-19, some high school athletes had their seasons cut short during the most important stretch of the season, while many more lost their seasons entirely. This i...

Cleaner Water and Air: Coronavirus and the Environment

One of the most positive side effects of the corona virus has been a temporary improvement on air and water quality in many places around the world.

By Alicia Endress, Staff Writer
April 21, 2020
Filed under News, Showcase

Many of us have been understandably focusing on the negatives that COVID-19 has brought us, and let’s face it, the negatives certainly outweigh any positives. However, there is at least one major positive outcome that COVID-19 has caused: human impact on our planet. Since the Coronavirus shutdown...

Local Businesses Adapt in the Age of Coronavirus

The Brew is one of many local Tyrone businesses that have adapted to stay open during the Coronavirus pandemic crisis

By MacKenzie Hyde, Staff Writer
April 8, 2020
Filed under Community News, Editor's Picks, Showcase

The advance of the Coronavirus into central Pennsylvania is having a significant impact on the community's economy. While local schools and many businesses have remained closed, other essential businesses have been able to creatively adapt to keep their customers happy and their employees safe. Restaurants...

TASD Addresses Student Instruction and Nutrition During Coronavirus Shutdown

The Tyrone Area School District Administration addressed the Covid-19 pandemic in a communication to staff this morning.

By Mario Grugan, Staff Writer
March 28, 2020
Filed under Community News, Showcase

As COVID-19 finds its way into Blair County, area schools have also been battling a different virus: lack of education.  It's been two weeks since school has been in session and there is no immediate end in sight to the Coronavirus crisis. However, several steps were taken by the state and the school...

Covid-19 Coronavirus: How Worried Should We Be?

This is the novel coronavirus spoken of across the world.

By Mario Grugan, Staff Writer
February 28, 2020
Filed under News, Showcase

The Novel Coronavirus Covid-19 is making headlines across the world. Dr. Nancy Messonnier, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, told reporters on Tuesday the 25th, “Ultimately, we expect we will see community spread...

Opinion: Hardwood Heartache

Stephanie Ramsey surveys the court

By Stephanie Ramsey, Guest Writer
May 27, 2020
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Let me describe the perfect nightmare: Your team has just qualified for the third round in a prestigious state basketball tournament. After win-after-win, the team eventually receives a hero’s welcome, with a firetruck escort, no less, into the town providing the love and support needed to pursue a...

Opinion: COVID-19 Will Catalyze Voter Fraud

Opinion: COVID-19 Will Catalyze Voter Fraud

By Nicholas Vasbinder, Staff Writer
May 26, 2020
Filed under Opinion

For nearly two and a half months the United States has been in a strict quarantine that has, debatably, been easing its grasp on the country as a whole. However, it is no form of fantasy to claim that certain political giants have an underlying desire for this pandemic to have lasting effects up until...

Will Schools Be Back to Normal in the Fall?

Predicting what school will be like in the fall is anyone's guess. So let's ask the Magic 8-Ball: Will school be back to normal in the fall?

By Mario Grugan, Staff Writer
May 23, 2020
Filed under Showcase, Student News

As summer looms with no end to the coronavirus pandemic in sight, the big question on every student's mind is: "What will happen next school year?" Unfortunately, public health officials, politicians, administrators, and teachers all seem to have the same answer: “We don’t know.” As the...

Across the Region, Cheerleading Tryouts Go Virtual

This spring the TAHS cheerleaders (pictured above) as well as several other high school squads in Blair County, decided to hold virtual tryouts instead of cancelling or postponing them until later in the year.

By MacKenzie Hyde, Staff Writer
May 22, 2020
Filed under Showcase, Varsity Cheerleading

Due to the coronavirus, athletes across the country have been forced to be creative in order to prepare for what will hopefully be the fall sports season. Makeshift at-home gyms, team zoom meetings, and remote workouts have become common for athletes of all sports. For high school cheerleading squads...

How to Stay Sane During the Pandemic

Make a habit of practicing social distancing to keep yourself and others safe.

By Trent Anderson, Staff Writer
May 20, 2020
Filed under Opinion

With all that’s going on right now, it is easy to feel down. Many of us have been stuck at home without seeing our friends for months and our sleep schedules are all over the place. We’re constantly trying to entertain ourselves or keep distracted from the crisis going on all over the world. Here...

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