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snowiest winters; the tastiest chocolate cake; most expensive real estate: Good Morning, Pennsylvania

What you need to know today, Tuesday January 11, 2022.

Today’s weather

High: 25; Low: 18. Clear and cold.

Photo of the day

One of the contestants in the chocolate cake contest at the Pennsylvania Farm Show. (Photo by Mark Pynes, PennLive.com.)

Best Stories

Millions of dollars: The most expensive real estate deals in Dauphin County last year included a hotel, apartments, land for warehouses and a store.

Fight, then shoot: Harrisburg Police said a woman got into a fight and was shot and killed by a store worker who saw her engaging in a sexual act with the employee’s ex-boyfriend.

  • See also: The shooting death of a teenager described as “suspicious”

Omicron all the way? : UPMC infectious disease specialist thinks it’s possible the omicron variant of COVID-19 is affecting so many people so quickly that it won’t take much longer until everyone has some immunity.

  • See also: Home COVID tests supported by insurers

Winter: It doesn’t look like 2021-22 will be the snowiest winter on record (knocking on wood) in the Harrisburg area. The top of this list had 81.3 inches of snow.

Valley Preferred Spirit of Courage Award Celebration

Chief Brian Enterline, Harrisburg Bureau of Fire (Saed Hindash | For lehighvalleylive.com, 2017)EXT

Fire safety

Survivor: Harrisburg Fire Chief Brian Enterline – in light of two fires in four days that have killed 29 people – gives advice: stay low to the ground to avoid smoke and make sure your home is equipped with smoke detectors or, better yet, sprinklers.

Fire doors: Automatic doors intended to prevent deadly smoke from spreading through the building failed at a building in the Bronx, NY, where a relatively small fire killed 17 people.

  • See also: Blind retiree dies in Dauphin County house fire
Scenes from day 3 of the 2022 Pa. Farm Show

People stroke alpacas at the Pa. Farm Show, January 10, 2022. (Dan Gleiter | [email protected])

Farm Show

Less people : The Farm Show is usually packed with people. So far this year, however, attendance is down amid record-breaking COVID-19 infection rates and freezing weather.

  • Pictures: Scenes from day 3 of the 2022 Pa. Farm Show

Blue Ribbon Cake: A layered chocolate cake with mousse and raspberries wowed the judges and earned the baker $ 500. Here is his recipe.

Cleveland Browns v Pittsburgh Steelers, January 3, 2022

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, right, and head coach Mike Tomlin. (John Kuntz, cleveland.com, 2022)John Kuntz, cleveland.com

Sports

Head of Steeler: Coach Mike Tomlin guided the Pittsburgh Steelers to their 10th, and most unlikely, playoff appearance in his 15 years with the team.

PSU Mailing Bag: What will quarterback Sean Clifford play on the 2022 Penn State football team, and other readers’ questions answered.

  • See also: LaVar Arrington named to College Football Hall of Fame
Betty Blanche

The late Betty White in 2015 (Photo by Chris Pizzello / Invision / AP, file)Chris Pizzello / Invision / AP

In short


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