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Old Forge School District temporarily suspends athletics

School officials say the decision was made based upon the efforts to keep students and staff safe and healthy.

OLD FORGE, Pa. — The Old Forge School District is the latest district in our area to temporarily suspend all athletic and extracurricular activities.

Officials posted the decision on the district's Facebook page earlier Saturday.

School officials say it's all about keeping students and staff safe and healthy.

The district plans to continue monitoring updates concerning the pandemic and make changes to school policy or practices as necessary in Lackawanna County.