HARRISBURG — Governor Tom Wolf signed four bills Friday to fight the COVID-19 pandemic in Pennsylvania that bolster the health care system, benefit workers and schools, and reschedule the 2020 primary election for June 2.
While healthcare facilities and the general public face a shortage of hand sanitizer around the nation, many distilleries have altered their production to meet that need.
Faculty at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford spent last week preparing to move their courses online Monday for the rest of the spring semester, which ends April 24.
In compliance with Gov. Tom Wolf’s order, Zippo Manufacturing Co. and W.R. Case & Sons Cutlery Co. temporarily shut down production and fulfillment operations on Friday, laying off most employees.
HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania state police will assist with enforcing closure of non-life-sustaining businesses starting today.
With the numbers of suspected and confirmed cases of coronavirus increasing each day, healthcare facilities across the nation are experiencing a shortage of much needed N95 masks, which help filter out at least 95% of airborne particles, including bacteria and viruses.
As I have shared in the past, when my husband, Eric, and I first had our son Preston, almost 8 years ago, many doctors and professionals were quick to share all the negative aspects of Down Syndrome.
Minimizing the spread of COVID-19 is a concern that has taken the global community by storm; locally, efforts in Pennsylvania have included closing area schools and dine-in facilities for area restaurants.
HARRISBURG — Governor Tom Wolf ordered all non-life-sustaining businesses in Pennsylvania to close their physical locations as of 8 p.m. Thursday to slow the spread of COVID-19.
Mayor James McDonald signed a State of Emergency Declaration for the City of Bradford at 3:30 p.m Thursday, a decision he says he did not make lightly.
An official with Upper Allegheny Health System said Thursday that he believes COVID-19 is already in McKean and Cattaraugus counties, but added that isn’t cause for alarm.
The National Association of Manufacturers, on behalf of the White House, announced that the federal government is seeking manufacturers that can produce critically needed supplies for the national response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Topics discussed at Tuesday afternoon’s meeting of the Bradford Sanitary Authority included the authority’s development of a GIS program, as well as the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Rainbows bring a bit of happiness to everyone, and the Kane community is using that premise to cheer up the isolated residents at The Lutheran Home.
McKean County President Judge John Pavlock has issued a judicial order closing the McKean County Courthouse and related offices to all visitors. County offices and the courts will remain open, with only essential employee staffing. County business will be managed through phone calls, email, …
SMETHPORT — During the COVID-19 pandemic, staff at Sena Kean Manor have been working diligently to make sure residents are safe, entertained and able to stay connected to loved ones and the community.
ATLANTA (AP) — The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the "Mega Millions" game were:
Also, all Driver License Centers and Photo License Centers and the Harrisburg Riverfront Office Center in Pennsylvania are closed for counter service until further notice.
Under stay-at-home orders issued during the COVID-19 outbreak by Gov. Tom Wolf, people may leave their residence only to perform any of the following allowable activities and allowable essential travel:
House Bill 1232 provides $50 million to purchase medical equipment and supplies for hospitals, nursing facilities and emergency medical services.
The suspect in the Jan. 24 stabbing at The Lighter Side bar in Bradford has been apprehended in the Buffalo, N.Y., area.
A Falconer, N.Y., woman is in McKean County Jail after she allegedly struck two nurses at Bradford Regional Medical Center.
A Tioga County man has been accused of stealing chainsaws from a Potter County business.
A Ridgway man has been accused of committing indecent assault against a youth in McKean County.
Major U.S. stock indexes fell more than 3% on Wall Street Friday, giving back part of the gains they piled up over the past three days. A rally this week pushed the S&P 500 up 10% as traders became hopeful that a $2 trillion relief bill would ease the severe economic damage being caused …
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A survey of factory owners in Bangladesh found that major fashion retailers that are closing shops and laying off workers in Europe and the U.S. are also canceling their sometimes already completed orders, as workers often go unpaid.
CINCINNATI (AP) — In the battle to keep their New York City restaurant going despite sharp restrictions during the coronavirus outbreak, the owners of Il Posto Accanto tried something Beatrice Tosti di Valminuta would have considered sacrilege in normal times.
NEW YORK (AP) — On the coast of Maine, Eric Baldwin and his staff of two usually spend their days selling, repairing and washing sails for boats. They transform their surplus sailcloth into tote bags to bring in extra money.
America's coronavirus infections have surged to the most in the world. Italy shut down its industry. Masses of unemployed Indian laborers got food handouts and South Africa began a three-week lockdown. The U.S. cities of Chicago and Detroit saw concerning increases in infections.
With the current coronavirus outbreak going on around the world, many employees are being forced to work from home to support “social distancing.” While this may come easy for some companies or employees, others might not be used to this new work environment.
You’ve likely read a lot about the coronavirus or talked about it with friends or co-workers. It’s been on almost every major news outlet website, newspaper or TV station in the last few months. The coronavirus was first detected in China, and it’s now been detected in about 60 locations internationally, including the U.S., according to the Centers and Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
You’ve reached the significant milestone of retirement. Although you might be out of the workforce, that doesn’t mean you can’t splurge a little and treat yourself to a vacation — and still stay active. After all, retirement is a great time to travel the world and visit certain spots you’ve always wanted to see in person.
There’s no shortage of medical information on the internet; so, when it comes to men and prostate cancer, how do you separate myth from fact? What about dated and current information?
It’s time to face the facts: The incessant noise of modern life never seems to stop. It also seems that persistent and loud environmental noise — traffic, construction, urban racket and even war may cause or contribute to cardiovascular problems.
(The Center Square) – President Donald Trump signed a $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus bill Friday just hours after it passed in the House, making law out of a package that will send billions of dollars directly to Americans and provide hundreds of billions more for businesses, health care systems and others impacted by the pandemic that has crippled the economy.
(The Center Square) – Over the past two weeks, more than 100 million Americans have woken up to a strange world in which the government shuttered many businesses.
(The Center Square) – The U.S. House on Friday approved a historic $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus package that will send billions of dollars directly to Americans and provide hundreds of billions more for businesses, health care systems and others impacted by the pandemic that has crippled the economy.
(The Center Square) – The U.S. House Friday began debate over a $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus package that would send billions of dollars directly to Americans and provide hundreds of billions more for businesses, health care systems and others impacted by the pandemic.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson became the first leader of a major country to test positive for the coronavirus while disturbing new outbreaks appeared in the United States, deaths surged in Italy and Spain and the world warily trudged through the pandemic that has sickened more than a …
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Navy, the military service hit hardest by the coronavirus, scrambled to contain its first at-sea outbreak, with at least two dozen infected aboard the USS Theodore Roosevelt, one of 11 active aircraft carriers whose mission is central to the Pentagon's strategy for dete…