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Home Delivery
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Home Delivery

photos and text by Haley Galliano The first order I ever shopped for was at the start of the state-wide shut down in Pennsylvania. I got in the tan 2015 Toyota Sienna I currently drive and decided to take on a job delivering groceries to support myself after the restaurant where I waitress was forced…

A New Normal
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A New Normal

Photos and text by Lily LaRegina The most frightening and uncertain event that Carol LaRegina has lived through before the current COVID-19 global pandemic was the Three Mile Island nuclear power plant’s partial meltdown in March, 1979. But that situation came under control and all threats were cleared within three days. Children continued going to…

Caring for Mr. Frantz
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Caring for Mr. Frantz

While life in quarantine looks different for many people, for Bob and Nancy Frantz, it looks a lot like their normal, daily life. ~ photos by Lexi Elder It’s been very restrictive that I can’t get out and get my own errands done. I’ve had lots of people from family and even the drug store…

Voting in person
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Voting in person

Voters were required to cast ballots in person today at the Grand Chute Town Hall proceeds after Gov. Tony Evers’ attempt to postpone the election was blocked by the Wisconsin’s Supreme Court. With only two polling places open in Grand Chute, the Town Hall saw a regular stream of people coming in and out, only…

Home Away From Home
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Home Away From Home

photos by Bridget Mooney 3.26.2020 “It’s scary having to leave my parents alone while they get better, but I’m lucky to have my family and friends to support me.” Shannon Mooney Both of Bridget Mooney’s parents tested positive for COVID-19. Since then, Bridget, her boyfriend and her two sisters have been self-quarantined in the family’s…

Just Checking
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Just Checking

photo by Delaney Flynn 03.22.2020 Registered nurse Marie Flynn listens to the lungs of her daughter Ciara Flynn in Lafayette Hill, Pa. on March 22, 2020. Marie examines her children’s lungs regularly for any warning signs while continuing to go to work during the crisis.

The View From Above
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The View From Above

Photo by Haley Galliano 3.21.2020 Zack Ripka, his dog Shelbie, and his girlfriend, Emma O’Grady, balance quarantine together with a hike on Mt. Nittany overlooking State College, Pa. on Saturday, March 21, 2020. “We try to get out once a day or else we start getting antsy” Zach said.

24 Hour News
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24 Hour News

Photo by Liz Irvin 3/19/2020 Desiree Irvin watches round the clock coverage of the global pandemic in her home in York, Pa. She keeps the TV on for the latest updates about the coronavirus outbreak, concerned for the safety of her family.

Better Safe
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Better Safe

Xuande Wang returns from shopping in State College, Pa. With the outbreak of the coronavirus in Pennsylvania, the Penn State student says, “It’s always better safe than sorry.”

With A Little Help From a Friend
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With A Little Help From a Friend

Photo by Jade Campos 3.22.2020 Michael-James Habgood and his dog work on his car in King George, Virginia. Habgood didn’t have time to fix recent damage to his car until he found himself at home with nothing to do during the coronavirus epidemic.

Company in Nature
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Company in Nature

Social distancing doesn’t have to be lonely. I discovered that animals and nature helped to satisfy my emotional needs. I didn’t see any other people as I took ventured outside with a dog named Ice. He is a Chow Chow. We strolled through our neighborhood off of Route 51, in Waltersburg, a small town in…

Cheap gas, no takers
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Cheap gas, no takers

COVID-19 is emptying roads all across the nation. In Bucks County, Pennsylvania, Route 611 is empty at 7 p.m. on St. Patrick’s Day. This usually busy Shell gas station only had one car at the pumps.

Hard times for a handout
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Hard times for a handout

As Penn State University has placed greater restrictions on access to campus amenities, the number of students at University Park has been greatly reduced. Fewer people means fewer chances for a free lunch for Penn State’s famous squirrels.

More than an inconvenience
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More than an inconvenience

KT has lived in Brooklyn for half a century. She and her husband live four blocks away from the nearest grocery story in their Bedford Stuyvesant neighborhood. Getting there is a major obstacle and being unable to get home delivery is more than an inconvenience. Her husband recently had hip replacement and knee replacement surgery….

Too Much Screen Time
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Too Much Screen Time

Javon Daniels a seventh-grade student at Robert H. Goddard Middle School 202 in Howard Beach, New York. New York City has announced that students will learn remotely, a difficult transition for teacher, parents and students. Within Javon’s household, balancing school and time away from technology has been a challenge. With all of his books and…

Abigail and Athena
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Abigail and Athena

Abigail Hendrzak plays with Athena, outside her home in Springfield, Pa. on March 24, 2020. Athena is a 10-year-old Shiba Inu. Abigail is a senior in high school and is home from school because of the pandemic. With no mandatory schoolwork at the moment, she does what she can to keep herself busy.

Being Careful
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Being Careful

Mahsaan Wearing, 23, returns from work and undergoes “Decontamination” in his apartment in North Philadelphia, Pa., Monday night, March 23, 2020. As a precaution, to avoid the spread of coronavirus, whenever he returns from work he sprays down anything he had with him and washes his clothes.

Homeward Bound
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Homeward Bound

Oliver Jimenez moves out of his friends’ apartment in State College, Pa., on Sunday, March 22, 2020. Jimenez’s family picked him up to take him back home to New Jersey, where the senior will finish his Penn State courses online. Jimenez’s family refused to step inside the apartment while his belongings were being packed, and…