HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education reacted enthusiastically Wednesday to reforms signed into law by Gov. Tom Wolf, calling it the “most profound legislative change” since the 14-university system was created more than three decades ago.

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the U.S. climbed to an all-time high of more than 50,000 per day on Thursday, with the infection curve rising in 40 out of 50 states in a reversal that has largely spared only the Northeast.

Singer, musician, composer and teacher Jen Wagner developed a passion for all aspects of music during her time in the Lewisburg Area School District and as a member of the Susquehanna Valley Chorale's Children's Choir. Now a teacher at the Milton Hershey School, she led a group of students in song at the White House and more recently composed a piece performed by students from various schools in a video that has gone viral online.

Jennifer Polinchock unpacked her belongings Wednesday and introduced herself to the central office staff at Lewisburg Area School District as she settled into her new office on her first day as superintendent.

A Pennsylvania man is suing a handful of retired state police investigators and officials alleging malicious prosecution after he spent most of his childhood in prison for the shotgun killing of his father's pregnant fiance before the state Supreme Court overturned his conviction.

SELINSGROVE — During District Superintendent Chad Cohrs's final board meeting before he retires on July 10, members unanimously approved a $44.5 million 2020-2021 final budget, which includes no tax increase. Real estate millage will remain at 69.  

CARES funds to repair or replace home heating units for residents are available through Aug. 31 or until funds are spent.  Mandy Fox, chief of SEDA-Council of Governments (SEDA-COG), said the service is available to income-qualifying residents in Montour, Snyder, and Union counties because o…