The pandemic had us cooped-up in our homes for weeks in the spring. And now, many fear another lockdown as numbers rise. You may have cabin fever, but there has been an up-side for the environment. Almost everyone in the country spent at least a few weeks under stay-at-home orders. And while their cars were in the garage, the environment was making a comeback. But sustainability experts say we have a long way to go in fighting global climate change.
New details tonight regarding alleged health violations at a popular local hotel. The state has basically shut down part of the Silver Beach Hotel in St. Joseph. As we first told you, they've suspended the hotel's food and liquor permits after an investigation by the St. Joseph Police Department-- all connected to coronavirus restrictions. Less than two weeks ago, the St. Joseph Police Department was following up on a complaint at the Silver Beach Hotel.
Substitute teachers in South Bend Schools are getting more money. The school board voted to raise their pay. The teacher we spoke with substitute teaches at Darden Elementary. He says this pay raise gives him more motivation and money to reach his goal of becoming a full-time teacher. “I’ve only been here for a few weeks, but the experience has been fantastic,"saidAndrew Gilbert. Gilbert is the building sub at Darden Elementary.