What you need to know before Thursday, July 28, 2022
High: 87; Low: 74. Partly sunny with thunderstorms.
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End of an era: Corky Goldstein has been a criminal defense attorney for 56 years. And while he no longer appears in court to plead cases, he still wants to continue as a legal advisor, mentor and more. He is ready to retire, but he will not “disappear”.
Football scramble: Mom-and-pop bars scramble to national chains to find out how to stream Thursday night’s NFL games since Amazon Prime Video crashed exclusive rights. It causes stress for central Pennsylvania owners.
Freeze Tuition Fees: Pressure continues to mount on the universities of Penn State, Pitt, Temple and Lincoln to freeze tuition at last year’s rates as House GOP leaders leaned on the schools after receiving additional funding from Gov. Tom Wolf.
Rare vehicles: Mecum Auctions is considered a “rock concert” for car collectors, and auctions are ongoing until July 30 at the Pa. Farm Show Complex. About 40 cars are auctioned per hour.
- Also see: Watch the cars arriving in Harrisburg from a drone
Mecum Auctions Harrisburg 2022
‘Not knowing hurts’: Donald Harris has never run away before, making his 11-day disappearance from his Harrisburg home even more troubling for his family. They are concerned that he is the victim of malicious intent.
Pianist recalled: Caleb Flick was a member and music director of the Faith Immanuel Presbyterian Church in Harrisburg for 9 years. A pianist who has performed around the world was killed in a crash on I-81 on Friday.
Arrest made: In 1988, Helen Vogt was found in her Erie apartment, beaten and stabbed numerous times. Just over 34 years later, her grandson has been arrested and charged with her death.
Penn State at the Big Ten Football Media Days
Media days: Penn State’s new athletic director, Pat Kraft, made his first appearance at Big Ten Media Days for Penn State, sharing his thoughts on what’s next for the Nittany Lions.
- Also see: Scenes from Penn State during the Big Ten Media Days
Hollywood stars: Dave Jones of PennLive plays casting director and speculates on how the 14 B1G football bosses would reprise some famous and obscure Hollywood roles.