People have been gathering on a Berks County overpass in recent weeks to pray for President Trump, truckers, and healthcare workers. » READ MORE: Hundreds gather at Capitol in Harrisburg for anti-shutdown rally calling to ‘reopen’ Pennsylvania. One athlete is in isolation due to a positive test and the other in quarantine as a result of contact tracing. Because of the volume of reader comments, we cannot review individual moderation decisions with readers. Never seen anything like it. “As a native Pittsburgher, what I saw this weekend was disturbing and cannot continue. Our commenting has been temporarily disabled. “So if a gathering like that happens and they’re not practicing social distancing … then they will be more at risk for contracting the dangerous virus.”.

But, continual denial of law, will end up in arrests. Bernstine said he’ll focus on reopening the state’s economy in a safe way and advocate for a measure passed in the state Senate last week, which would allow a significant number of businesses across the state to reopen following federal Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency guidelines. It’s appropriate that Republicans and Democrats alike celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. It’s a great and glorious thing that civil rights activist Rosa Parks is talked about as an American hero, not solely as an African American one. era equivalent was. According to Underwood, 1,400 people have said they’ll attend, and two elected officials, State Reps. Aaron Bernstine (R., Lawrence, Beaver, and Butler Counties) and Russ Diamond (R., Lebanon County), will be speaking. Show full articles without "Continue Reading" button for {0} hours. Left: University of Pittsburgh freshman Jalynn Johnson, 18, participates in a Civil Saturday protest in Downtown on Sept. 5. She’s also an ER nurse and is hoping people stay in their cars and wear masks. It was embarrassing. As a matter of law and morality, these intentions matter. But this Rosa Parks comparison is grotesque in its asininity. Dickinson said the mayor should be more clear on the rules. His Twitter handle is @JonahDispatch. His Pennsylvania group is listed as “active” by the state.

Senator Pat Toomey told KDKA. Neff is Sewickley's council president and running in SD-37. The numbers can’t go up if we’re just staying in when we’re sick like flu season...”, Scannapieco, who works in a Montgomery County hospital that she declined to identify, said she contracted the swine flu in 2009 and “we did not shut down the country or the economy. According to officials, the employee is in self-quarantine with pay, and neither he nor his wife are showing symptoms. “I’m not really so sure what the difference is with this virus.”. PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — What was supposed to be a peaceful protest in downtown Pittsburgh turned chaotic and violent. These Anarchists, not protesters, are Biden voters, but he has no control and nothing to say. People protest Gov. Protesters gather outside the Capital Complex in Harrisburg, PA on April 20, 2020. Many believe the extended stay-at-home measures are an attempt to foil Trump’s reelection bid. “They are not adapting quickly to those new numbers," he said. “The whole reason we’re doing this is that we’re all being the adults in the room,” she said of Monday’s rally.

We make an effort to protect discussions from repeated comments either by the same reader or different readers. Others include ReOpen PA and End The Lockdown PA. Joel Underwood, a spokespersonn for the groups, said attendees are encouraged to practice social distancing and “make their own choice as to whether to remain in their vehicle or not.”. The Jim Crow system she famously defied codified the notion that some Americans were fundamentally inferior to other Americans. Terms of Service. Which brings me back to Rosa Parks. ", “We get a yearly flu that kills thousands and thousands of people," she said. Without protective gear, he added, workers may have to pick up “Kleenexes that people blow their nose and cough in.”.

One of the riders is seen in the video smacking a bullhorn that belonged to one of the protesters, then getting whacked over the helmet with a skateboard. Banning Michiganders from purchasing gardening equipment and car seats for babies strikes me as heavy-handed. We do not edit comments. On Friday, Wolf acknowledged the democratic right to protest, but strongly advised against it.

“Half the people don’t tie their bags, so when the stuff spills out, they tell you to pick it up,” White explained. VIDEO: What made these Pittsburghers vote in person? The sanitation workers’ concerns come after an employee’s wife had a presumptive positive test result, officials said Tuesday.

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In this case, we may fix spelling and punctuation. Several other gatherings were announced by members of the Pennsylvanians Against Excessive Quarantine Facebook group over the last several days, though most moved the dates to Monday to combine forces.

Those are the results 278 COVID-19 tests administered between Monday of last week and this past Sunday. In 2019, a Fox News affiliate investigated the Minnesota Firearms Association, with which Dorr was affiliated, and found the group’s nonprofit status had been revoked. Trump acknowledges that masks are a good idea for all, but then says he won’t wear one. Protesters would shut down the Hot Metal Bridge before they left for the North Shore.

On Thursday morning, the page had 20,000 members.

The Environmental Services headquarters was scrubbed clean after the report was filed, and officials contacted medical professionals to ensure that they followed Centers for Disease Control and Prevention protocols. “We want to be respectful.”. “We risk our life every time we grab a garbage bag,” employee Sheldon White said outside the city’s Bureau of Environmental Services building. BLM Protesters horribly harass elderly Pittsburgh diners, scaring them with loud taunts while taking their food right off their plate. We will make them as carefully and consistently as we can. — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) September 8, 2020. Gretchen Whitmer’s orders to keep people at home and businesses locked during the coronavirus outbreak. The backlash against the quarantine has begun in Pennsylvania, with anti-shutdown rally Monday in Harrisburg by Jason Nark and Cynthia Fernandez , Updated: April 20, 2020 Protesters gather outside the Capital Complex in Harrisburg, PA on April 20, 2020. “It creates a dangerous and volatile situation. “Who thinks it’s ok to go up to somebody who is at a restaurant and take food off their plate and beverage off their table?” U.S. Our goal is to provide substantive commentary for a general readership. Pittsburgh Police Trying To Identify Skater, Bicyclist Allegedly Involved In Aggravated Assault At Protest, Pittsburgh Police Reviewing Viral Video Showing Clash Between Protesters And Restaurant Patrons, President Trump Reacts To Viral Video Of Protesters Clashing With Diners In Pittsburgh, Couple Seen In Viral Video Of Clash With Pittsburgh Protesters Speaks Out, JuJu Smith-Schuster, James Conner Apparently Fined $5,000 By NFL For Not Properly Wearing Game Socks, Challenger Heather Heidelbaugh Leads Attorney General Josh Shapiro, Incumbent Conor Lamb Declares Victory Over Challenger Sean Parnell, Even Though Ballots Still Being Counted, Pa.