Penn State students party outside the East Halls dormitory. (Via Twitter)
Penn State students party outside the East Halls dormitory. (Via Twitter)

Headlines for Friday, August 21, 2020:

Lancaster County goes a week without a nursing home Covid-19 death: It's the first time that's happened case since the pandemic started. In all, there were just two Covid-19 deaths countywide. (Source: LNP)

Penn State president rebukes partiers: Video showing hundreds of raucous, maskless students partying on campus went viral on social media. (Source: WESA)

Announcement on school sports expected: The Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association is meeting at 3 p.m. today to decide if the season should go forward. (Source: ABC 27) Parents and students pushing for a "yes" decision rallied Thursday in Harrisburg. (Source: WITF)

State seeks extension of school-lunch waivers: The federal program ensures food security for millions of children, Gov. Wolf's administration said. (Source: WGAL)

National roundup: Biden accepts Democratic nomination, pledges to end U.S.' 'season of darkness.' (Source: CBS News) Postmaster General DeJoy claims ignorance of postal changes. (Source: AP) Trump asks Supreme Court to let him block people on Twitter. (Source: Business Insider) At least 5 dead in California wildfires. (Source: USA Today)

Tim Stuhldreher