What you need to know today, Friday, Sept. 2, 2022.
High: 86; Low: 65. Sunny today; hot and mostly sunny this weekend.
Harrisburg’s Kipona: The Kipona Festival in the capital will be held from Saturday-Monday, with artists, food, musical acts and kids’ programming. Sunday will have a laser light show at the river instead of fireworks. Police presence will be stepped up.
Allentown Fair: The Great Allentown Fair is running through Monday. It has traditional events, such as livestock shows and a demolition derby, along with rides, concerts, food and even a (fake) dinosaur display.
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Gas prices: People traveling for the Labor Day 2022 holiday will pay almost $1 a gallon less for gas than they did for the Fourth of July holiday. Gas prices have declined for 11 weeks straight.
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Marijuana pardons: For a short time, Pennsylvanians with minor, nonviolent marijuana criminal convictions will be eligible to be pardoned under a program led by the governor’s office.
Volunteers return: Four months after being closed over safety and other concerns, the Highspire volunteer fire company is back in service.