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Phillies announce Citizens Bank Park will return to full capacity in June

Beginning June 12, seating capacity at the South Philadelphia ballpark will return to 100%. Citizens Bank Park can hold 43,035 fans.

By Aaron Moselle/WHYY

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Updated: 2020-12-30 15:06:27

Wolf’s ban on indoor dining, school sports won’t extend beyond Jan. 4

Gov. Tom Wolf stopped short of saying he wouldn’t impose temporary restrictions again in the future should there be a post-holiday surge in the virus’ spread.

By Angela Couloumbis/Spotlight PA and Jamie Martines/Spotlight PA

Updated: 2020-10-01 15:48:18

Appeals court allows Pennsylvania to restrict crowd size

The 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said the administration of Gov. Tom Wolf, a Democrat, may once again enforce size limits on gatherings while it appeals the lower court order.

By Michael Rubinkam/Associated Press

Updated: 2020-09-24 05:07:00

Pennsylvania schools allowing more sports fans after court ruling

A number of districts have opted to go their own way. The Eastern Lancaster School District will allow up to 1,000 people into its stadium, and up to 148 for indoor events like girls volleyball.

By Michael Rubinkam/Associated Press and Mark Scolforo/The Associated Press

Judge declines to stay ruling on Pennsylvania crowd size

Wolf said at a news conference Tuesday that his administration will appeal to the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia.

By The Associated Press

Updated: 2020-09-21 17:49:50

Wolf vetoes school sports bill; override attempt planned

Though the bill passed with bipartisan support, an override isn’t a given.

By Michael Rubinkam/Associated Press

Following certification, Pa. restaurants can increase indoor dining capacity to 50%

Gov. Tom Wolf and state Health Secretary Rachel Levine have signed new orders following last week’s announcement that restaurants in Pennsylvania can up their indoor dining capacity to 50% starting Sept. 21.

By Emily Scott/WHYY

Pennsylvania asks judge to retain limits on crowd size

“The split in authority created by the Court’s opinion makes it difficult, if not impossible, for (the Wolf administration) to manage the pandemic effectively."
By The Associated Press