• Family Trip

    Freedom band families out $100K after Hawaii trip canceled amid COVID worries

    The cancellation of a Freedom High School band trip to Hawaii’s left students heartbroken and families out more than $100,000. About 10 parents and students attended Monday night’s Bethlehem Area School Board meeting to urge the school district to reconsider the decision to cancel a December trip to Pearl Harbor amid coronavirus concerns. The pandemic already led the trip to be postponed once. Parents are asking the district to reimburse them the cost of their lost deposit if the district won’t revisit the cancellation. Speakers emphasized Hawaii’s strict COVID-19 mitigation protocols for travelers, the trip’s largely outdoor itinerary and the  

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  • Vacation Packages

    COVID vaccine vacation packages continue to attract tourists to Miami-Dade

    MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – The free distribution of COVID vaccines continued Monday at a temporary drive-through site at Tropical Park in Miami-Dade County amid the new surge in coronavirus infections by the fast-spreading Delta variant. There was a long line of cars entering the park from Bird Road. Among the people waiting for their turn to get a shot of the vaccine were tourists from Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, and Colombia. The vaccine is not as accessible in some of these countries as it has been in the U.S. While the U.S. reports 70% of adults have been vaccinated against COVID,  

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