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BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS OCTOBER 30, 2020

NO STRIKE IN DANVILLE |A tentative agreement has been reached between the Danville Area Education Association and the Danville Area School District after a mediation session between the two parties and a state mediator last night.  According to media outlets, the deal is scheduled to be ratified by both sides at the November 18 board…

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS OCTOBER 29, 2020

MONTOURSVILLE TO RESUME CLASS FRIDAY With the reversal of the decision to cancel extracurricular activities at Montoursville Area Schools after two students tested positive for COVID-19, the school board also voted early Wednesday after a marathon meeting Tuesday night to revise the health and safety plan for the school.  According to the Sun Gazette, the…

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS OCTOBER 28, 2020

WILLIAMSPORT AREA SCHOOLS TO OFFER 5-DAY IN PERSON INSTRUCTION The Williamsport Area School Board has reversed a decision about hybrid learning in a 7-2 vote yesterday.  According to the Sun Gazette, Dr. Timothy Bowers made a case during the special meeting yesterday to discuss the issue at which some parents protested the decision by the…

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS OCTOBER 27, 2020

SULLIVAN COUNTY SCHOOLS TO CLOSE FOR A WEEK Due to a confirmed Covid-19 case within the Sullivan County School community, the School District campus will be closed until Monday, November 2. According to the Sullivan County School District website, classes were dismissed at noon Monday, and students are to continue schoolwork and follow the guidance…

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