Wolf lifts latest COVID restrictions

The COVID-19 mitigation efforts that Gov. Tom Wolf ordered on Dec. 12 will be lifted as scheduled on Jan. 4, the governor said today. Those restrictions — the 10-person indoor and 25-person outdoor gathering limits, the bans on indoor dining, gyms, bars, entertainment facilities, and extra-curricular activities — will be gone as of 8 a.m. Monday. Wolf said those mitigation efforts “did what they were…

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BRM looking ahead to 2021

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Andrew Wyeth, The Carry, 2003, tempera on panel. Private Collection. © 2020 Andrew Wyeth/ARS

While museums are closed through Jan. 4 by the governor's order, the Brandywine River Museum of Art is looking ahead with four new events beginning in January. Among them are a talk from Victoria Wyeth, a children's reading program, a discussion on artist Horace Pippin and the Birmingham Hill Preserve, and a virtual tasting of beer, chocolate, and jerky. The Victoria Wyeth talks are 7…

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Police Log Dec. 30: Fatal crash

Pennsylvania State Police Media Barracks • State police said a 59-year-old man from Gibbstown N.J., was killed in a two-car crash on Route 1 at Schoolhouse Lane in Concord Township on Dec. 23. They identified the deceased as Donald H. Degnan. According to the report, Degnan was driving south on Schoolhouse Lane and turned onto southbound Route 1. He then continued to move from the…

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