What you need to know today, Thursday, July 21, 2022.
High: 93; Low: 73. Mostly sunny, thunderstorms possible.
Steamy and stormy: Dangerously high temperatures are in the forecast for the region through Sunday, and storms are possible today. Harrisburg has more 90-degree days now than it did 50 years ago.
- See also: What’s the difference between heat exhaustion and heat stroke?
Restricted: A Mechanicsburg woman accused of stealing Nancy Pelosi’s laptop during the Jan. 6 attacks on the U.S. Capitol will continue to be confined to her home and must wear an ankle monitor, a judge has ruled.
Extortion case: More than 30 videos and images, many involving group sex or Penn State athletes in various states of undress, remain in the digital world, in the possession of an obviously malicious person or persons, according to authorities.
More chicken?: Chick-fil-A is spreading its wings in central Pa. with several proposed restaurants, now including one at a development being built in Upper Allen Township.
Oz vs. Fetterman: Republican U.S. Senate candidate Mehmet Oz has unleashed a new attack on Democrat John Fetterman for laying low in the Pa. campaign following his stroke. Fetterman, meanwhile, says he’s ‘100% able’ to run.
Tourists vs. locals: Tourists to the area enjoy Hersheypark a lot more than the locals do. However, there’s another Pa. spot that both groups agree is great.
Mixtape time: Early ‘90s pop music is going to be center stage tonight with the Mixtape Tour 2022 in Hershey. Performers include NKOTB, Salt-N-Pepa and Rick Astley, ready to Rickroll everyone.
Best boardwalk?: Fodor’s Travel chose what it thinks is the country’s best boardwalk. It’s in New Jersey, but we’re not sure it’s even the best in that state.
Philly deal: James Harden has agreed on a two-year, $68.6 million deal to return to the Philadelphia 76ers, ESPN reported.
Pittsburgh podcast: The Steelers’ over-under betting line for the number of wins this season is a paltry 7.5. Many say the smart money is taking the under. Why?