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Mounted officers near the State Capitol on Sunday.

There was a lot of national news this week, including the presidential inauguration, threats of violent protests in state capitals and, as we can't forget, the Bernie Sanders meme everywhere. Find out what happened on site. All of our news are listed and linked below.

The BlueCross BlueShield Association reported that millennials are more likely than Gen Xers or Baby Boomers to have a behavior problem, our magazine reported. According to the report, 92% of millennials say the pandemic is affecting their mental health.

COVID-19 cases fell in Pennsylvania this week, our reporting found. According to the Department of Health, the Commonwealth had an average of 5,651 new cases per day since last Friday.

Players in the Harrisburg area have two board game cafes to choose from. Our magazine story reported that both the Game Table Café and the UrTurn Café welcome players of all levels.

Harrisburg School District officials announced a plan to bring small cohorts of students back to classrooms while COVID cases continue to decline, our online story reported. According to incumbent superintendent Chris Celmer, elementary school and special school students will be prioritized.

MLK day looked different this year due to COVID, but the Harrisburg community still found ways to celebrate, our coverage revealed. The MLK Day of Service group in central Pennsylvania hosted a full day of virtual events, and Wildheart Ministries hosted a small group of volunteers for a neighborhood cleanup.

According to our online story, the Harrisburg rental and small business aid programs have started. The administrators of both funding initiatives said they have been flooded with applications and are starting to distribute money.

Sara Bozich introduced Stocks on Second & # 39; s new hybrid concept Dinno – "Dinner and a Show", which starts on Friday. She also has tips for self-care and ways to stay entertained during her weekend roundup.

The state capitol had many police and PA National Guard members but not many protesters in the days leading up to the president's inauguration, our online story reported. The FBI reported last week that armed demonstrators were expected in every state capital. However, it appeared that the heightened security measures by law enforcement were keeping people away.

Talking Breads in Mechanicsburg sources locally for its full selection of baked goods, meats and cheeses. You have everything needed to make the perfect sausage board, plus cookies, bagels, candy bars and more. Read more about the Mechanicsburg shop in our magazine history.

The Year of Art in Harrisburg is reflected on by our art columnist Bob MacGinnes. In the second part of his 2020 roundup, he sheds light on local painters, wall painters and designers who made this year spectacular in the arts.

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