One person was killed in a one-vehicle crash Wednesday afternoon in Perry County.  According to State Police, 25-year-old Wendell Carr of New Castle was the operator of an Infiniti QX56 on Route 322 in Howe Township just after 1:00 pm.  Carr lost control of the vehicle on the wet roadway, causing it to overturn several times.  A passenger, 40-year-old Clinton Lackey of Altoona was ejected from the vehicle.  He was pronounced dead at the scene.  The driver was transported to Hershey Medical center.

 

The Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) will release more than $24 million to identify homeless children and youth, provide wraparound services due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, and make it easier for students to participate in in-person instruction and extracurricular activities at school.  The Homeless Children and Youth (ARP-HCY) funding is part of the federal American Rescue Plan Act Emergency and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ARP ESSER) program.  Applications and allocations for school districts and charter schools can be found on the PDE Homeless Education website.

 

The Penn State Berkey Creamery is making room on its mantel for another award.  The creamery’s chocolate milk captured first place in the “Whole Chocolate Milk” category at the 2021 World Dairy Expo Championship. The contest, sponsored by the Wisconsin Dairy Products Association, is the only competition of its kind in North America.  Penn State’s Berkey Creamery, the largest university creamery in the U. S., produces a large variety of dairy products for sale and distribution to the University community.  Many of these products can be purchased online at https://creamery.psu.edu.