A “no mask” policy begins today within the Mifflin County School District.  Effective at 7:00 am today students, employees and visitors will no longer be required to wear a face covering while on school district property regardless of vaccination status. 

Giant Eagle, Inc. has issued a voluntarily recall of Chicken Street Taco Kits due to the possibility the product may contain an undeclared egg allergen. Those who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to eggs could experience a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.  The impacted products have “sell by” dates through May 28th, 2021, and have ‘PLU 56598’ located in the upper right corner of the item’s scale tag. The recalled items were sold in the prepared foods departments at Giant Eagle and Market District locations in several states, including Pennsylvania.  Customers who have purchased the affected product should dispose of it and return a qualifying receipt to their local Giant Eagle or Market District store for a refund.

A bill by State Senator Judy Ward (R-30) that will allow private clubs with liquor licenses to offer carry-out beer and malt beverages to members in limited quantities passed the PA Senate Law and Justice Committee last week.  Senate Bill 194 would permit a club license holder to sell malt or brewed beverages in limited quantities (6 packs; not more than 192 fluid ounces) to members for carry out. No sales of malt beverages can take place between 2:00 am and 7:00 am.  The bill now moves to the full Senate for consideration.