What you need to know today, Tuesday January 11, 2022.
High: 25; Low: 18. Clear and cold.
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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.
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
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.
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