PITTSBURGH — A novel clinical trial developed by researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine launched Thursday addresses how should doctors decide between quickly adopting new therapies, such as the anti-malarial drug hydroxychloroquine, and waiting until they are tested i…

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania schools will remain shuttered for the rest of the academic year because of the coronavirus pandemic that has sickened thousands and caused hundreds of deaths statewide, under an order signed Thursday by the state's education secretary.

WASHINGTON (AP) - Sen. Bernie Sanders ended his presidential bid on Wednesday, making Joe Biden the presumptive Democratic nominee to challenge President Donald Trump in a general election campaign that will be waged against the backdrop of the coronavirus pandemic.

Even as Pennsylvania continues to set single-day records in the number of new virus cases, its growth curve appears to be flattening.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Bernie Sanders, who saw his once strong lead in the Democratic primary evaporate as the party’s establishment lined swiftly up behind rival Joe Biden, ended his presidential bid on Wednesday, an acknowledgment that the former vice president is too far ahead for him to …

Route 227 has reopened from School House Hill Road to Eagle Rock Road/Petroleum Center Road in Cornplanter Township. The road was closed due to downed utility lines. 

Oil City's municipal workers remain on the job despite shrinking finances and the intense precautionary measures in place to stop the coronavirus spread.

Trout season in Pennsylvania opened Tuesday in an abrupt announcement by the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission that was designed to preempt big gatherings of anglers and travel that typically occurs on the traditional opening day.

Living in a rural setting and following a strategy that some consider to be an over-reaction may be life-savers for residents throughout northwestern Pennsylvania.

The state Department of Health on Tuesday reported an additional 1,579 positive COVID-19 cases, bringing the statewide total to 14,559.

HARRISBURG — The state Fish and Boat Commission, in consultation with the Governor's Office, state Department of Health and state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, opened the 2020 trout season at 8 a.m. today.

Matric Group in Seneca is using its 3D printers to print face shields the company is donating to first responders.

CLARION - Although the Clarion Area Chamber of Business & Industry office is closed because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the organization continues to work for the local business community.

HARRISBURG - The state Department of Health on Monday reported 1,470 additional positive cases of the coronavirus, including two each in Venango and Crawford counties, one each in Clarion and Forest counties, and four in Butler County.

HARRISBURG — The state Department of Health on Monday reported 1,470 additional positive cases of the coronavirus, including two each in Venango and Crawford counties, one each in Clarion and Forest counties, and four in Butler County.

The audience may not have physically participated in Kellner's Fireworks' Demo Days near Harrisville this year, but more than 200 poured their comments and reactions to the show in through social media Saturday night when the event went live.

Many Venango Technology Center students who are employed at area businesses through the school's Cooperative Career and Technical Education program are still working despite the coronavirus-related shutdown of some businesses.

Sitting at his dining room table at home in Centre County, U.S. Rep. Glenn Thompson is working all the electronic tools at his disposal to stay connected to public figures, businesses and individuals.

HARRISBURG - An additional 1,493 positive cases of the coronavirus were reported Sunday by the state Department of Health, which brings the statewide total to 11,510 in 65 of 67 counties.

HARRISBURG (AP) - Pennsylvania residents should wear cloth masks in public to help slow the spread of the coronavirus, Gov. Tom Wolf said Friday as the state recorded another single-day high in new cases and surpassed 100 deaths.

The UPMC Northwest hospital in Cranberry Township is fully prepared to handle any existing COVID-19 cases as well as a potential surge in patients diagnosed with the virus.

CLARION - Seneca Woodworking in Clarion is using its high-tech equipment with the idea of fulfilling the needs of local health care facilities during the COVID-19 epidemic.

Pennsylvania residents should wear a cloth mask in public to help slow the spread of the coronavirus, the governor said Friday, as the state recorded another single-day high in new cases and passed 100 deaths.

HARRISBURG (AP) - Pennsylvania businesses are running out of time if they want an exemption from Gov. Tom Wolf's shutdown order as state health officials on Thursday reported more than 1,200 new cases of COVID-19.

The body of a missing Oil City woman was recovered from the Allegheny River Wednesday evening near Franklin.

In a somewhat anticipated move Wednesday, Gov. Tom Wolf issued a statewide stay-at-home order that will last until at least April 30.

Two prominent and longtime non-profit agencies have taken big hits as a result of shutdowns caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

Three small local businesses that had to close due to Gov. Tom Wolf's shutdown order teamed up to brighten other people's days by giving away flowers on the last day they were allowed to be open.

Gov. Tom Wolf on Wednesday placed all of Pennsylvania under an order to stay at home, dramatically expanding the geographic footprint of the quarantine as state officials combat the coronavirus pandemic.

It took one week for two Venango County organizations to raise $124,000 in contributions to aid non-profit groups and agencies serving those county residents impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.

Forest County commissioners said they were not opposed to Gov. Tom Wolf's stay-at-home order issued Tuesday in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, especially in light of the recent influx of campers from out of town.

As the coronavirus continues to spread in rural Pennsylvania counties, including the latest figures of three cases in both Venango and Clarion counties, there has been public concern raised that UPMC Northwest hospital in Cranberry Township is withholding information about virus incidents.