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PITTSBURGH (AP) - With a spike in coronavirus cases expected to continue growing, Allegheny County, home to Pittsburgh and 1.2 million residents, imposed a one-week shutdown of bars and restaurants and all gatherings of more than 25 people.
HARRISBURG -Four new cases of COVID-19 were reported from Venango County on Thursday, according to the state Department of Health. The county, which has reported six additional cases since June 26, now has 23 total cases (16 confirmed and seven probable).
Some businesses are beginning to bounce back in Forest County, but others are still struggling as people are choosing recreation and vacation activities closer to home this summer.
HARRISBURG — Four new cases of COVID-19 were reported from Venango County on Thursday, according to the state Department of Health. The county, which has reported six additional cases since June 26, now has 23 total cases (16 confirmed and seven probable).
HARRISBURG (AP) - Pennsylvania's high court on Wednesday ruled against an effort by Republican state lawmakers to end Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf's pandemic shutdown orders.
HARRISBURG — Expanding on the business safety order signed by state Secretary of Health Rachel Levine in April that requires the wearing of masks in businesses, Gov. Tom Wolf announced a new order signed by Levine that takes the mask-wearing directive one step further.
HARRISBURG - The May unemployment rates for Venango and Clarion counties were below the 13.1% statewide average reported by the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry on Tuesday.
HARRISBURG - The Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry announced Monday that people who exhaust their regular unemployment compensation and federal Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation may now qualify for 13 more weeks of payments through the state's Unemployment Compensati…
HARRISBURG - The state Department of Health on Monday said one COVID-19 case attributed to Clarion County has been taken off the county's total number of cases. It now has 34 total cases, all of which are confirmed.
HARRISBURG — The state Department of Health on Monday said one COVID-19 case attributed to Clarion County has been taken off the county's total number of cases. It now has 34 total cases, all of which are confirmed.
HARRISBURG - The state Department of Health on Sunday said Clarion County reported two additional confirmed cases of COVID-19, and Venango County on Saturday reported one new case.
The Venango County Historical Society has been closed the past few months, but society personnel have still kept busy in preparation for a planned July 7 re-opening.
HARRISBURG - The state Department of Health on Friday said COVID-19 cases held steady for the 13th consecutive day in both Venango and Forest counties, and Clarion County cases held steady for the past three days.
HARRISBURG (AP) - Pennsylvania health officials are looking closely at areas where COVID-19 infection rates and deaths are ticking back up, threatening to turn back progress against the pandemic, the state's health secretary said Friday.
How to spend $193,732 in potential federal grant money designed to help municipalities cope with the coronavirus pandemic is bedeviling the City of Oil City.
HARRISBURG — The state Department of Health on Friday said COVID-19 cases held steady for the 13th consecutive day in both Venango and Forest counties, and Clarion County cases held steady for the past three days.
HARRISBURG - The state Department of Health on Thursday said COVID-19 cases held steady for the 12th consecutive day in both Venango and Forest counties, and Clarion County cases held steady for the past two days.
HARRISBURG - The state Department of Health and state Emergency Management Agency will partner with CVS Health to offer COVID-19 testing services to skilled nursing facilities statewide, free of charge.
HOUSTON (AP) - A coronavirus resurgence is wiping out two months of progress in the U.S. and sending infections to dire new levels across the South and West, with administrators and health experts warning Wednesday that politicians and a tired-of-being-cooped-up public are letting a disaster…
HARRISBURG -The Wolf administration on Wednesday updated the Guidance on Veterinary Practices amid the COVID-19 pandemic to allow for nonessential services and routine or elective surgical procedures, like spaying and neutering.
Venango County commissioners on Wednesday approved a resolution that authorizes applying for coronavirus relief funds that have been issued to the state by the federal government.
HARRISBURG - A state House bill drafted by Rep. R. Lee James to bridge the tax gap necessitated by the COVID-19 pandemic received unanimous support in the chamber, according to a news release from James' office.
HARRISBURG - The state Department of Health on Tuesday reported two new cases of COVID-19 in Clarion County, but no additional cases in Venango or Forest counties.
The Oil Region Library Association, the parent organization for the public libraries in Oil City, Franklin and Cooperstown, will reopen its buildings to the public Monday, July 6.
HARRISBURG — The state Department of Health on Tuesday reported two new cases of COVID-19 in Clarion County, but no additional cases in Venango or Forest counties.
HARRISBURG - For the eighth consecutive day, the state Department of Health announced no new positive cases of COVID-19 from the tri-county area.
HARRISBURG -The state Department of Health on Thursday applied for a $301 million grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to strengthen state and local public health capacity.
SPRINGDALE, Utah (AP) — More than 3,400 people shuffled onto Zion’s shuttles on its reopening day Wednesday as the national park welcomes more visitors amid the coronavirus pandemic.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Casinos that fail to follow guidelines aimed at limiting the spread of the coronavirus could be disciplined, including loss of their license, Illinois regulators warned this week.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — After a surge in coronavirus cases following Memorial Day, doctors and public health experts fear Alabama will see another spike after this weekend’s July Fourth holiday celebrations.
SPIELBERG, Austria (AP) — There have been no positive cases from more than 4,000 coronavirus tests carried out on Formula One personnel over the past seven days, F1 said on Saturday.
LLEIDA, Spain (AP) — Authorities in northeastern Spain on Saturday ordered the lockdown of a county around the city of Lleida due to worrying outbreaks of the COVID-19 virus.
It will be a minor miracle if, come October, the NBA ends up crowning a champion whom history will regard with enough legitimacy to grant it a place among its all-time greats. Look at the caseloads, at the curves, at the probabilities of infection and the realities of human nature, and it be…
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Australia’s Victoria state recorded 108 new coronavirus cases Saturday, forcing authorities to lock down nine public housing towers and three more Melbourne suburbs.
KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — As the coronavirus spreads in Africa, it threatens in multiple ways those who earn their living on the streets — people like Mignonne, a 25-year-old sex worker with HIV.
HOLY HILL, Fla. (AP) — The maker of the popular Whac-a-Mole arcade game hopes its newest offering will help users smash a new target: the coronavirus pandemic.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — California counties that fail to enforce health orders could lose state funding, the governor warned as cases of the coronavirus jumped, prompting renewed closures of businesses and beaches heading into the Fourth of July weekend.
WASHINGTON (AP) — While public health officials are urging Americans to avoid large crowds and hold more muted Independence Day celebrations amid a spike of coronavirus cases, President Donald Trump is going big for what he is promising will be a “special evening” in the nation's capital.
MOUNT RUSHMORE NATIONAL MEMORIAL, S.D. (AP) — At the foot of Mount Rushmore on the eve of Independence Day, President Donald Trump made a direct appeal to disaffected white voters four months before Election Day, accusing protesters who have pushed for racial justice of engaging in a “mercil…
JOHANNESBURG — South Africa has announced another record daily number of confirmed coronavirus cases with 9,064, as Africa’s most developed country shows signs of strain in coping with the pandemic.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — With her husband working from home during the coronavirus pandemic and three kids roaming from room to room, Kayla Perez had an idea.
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — Three days before retiring as the Rapid City Police Chief, Karl Jegeris took the time to meet with a citizen who wants to defund the department he’s overseen for the past six years.
TYNDALL, S.D. (AP) — In her new position, Ashli Danilko will take charge of a vital service — the rural hospital — that has vanished from many small communities.
LEXINGTON, S.C. (AP) — After months of planning, Lexington County Blowfish co-owner Bill Shanahan expected to welcome spectators to Wednesday night’s Coastal Plain League summer baseball season opener.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Bismarck State College is going through a period of considerable flux, adapting to major changes with how higher education is delivered due to the coronavirus pandemic while also navigating a transition in leadership at its highest level.
ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — When Deb Bemboom first joined the St. Cloud River Runners in 2008, she joined for the same reasons many new members sign up.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Carl Mangum, PhD and RN, wears many hats. As an associate professor, psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner and emergency preparedness and response specialist at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, he spends a lot of time teaching and training. But when …
LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — “Everyday is a new day, everyday is different and we’re just taking on the challenges as they’re presented to us. Where’s the need, what can we do, and let’s just do it,” said Denise Durel, president and CEO of United Way of SWLA for 11 years.
KOKOMO, Ind. (AP) — Rosella Bell has lived through World War II and the Great Depression. She’s lived through 18 U.S. presidents and 9/11. She’s survived typhoid fever and the Spanish influenza outbreak in 1918.
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NEW YORK — When the Nets take the floor for their first of eight games in the NBA’s 22-team restart in Orlando, the ball is going to be in Caris LeVert’s hands. There’s no doubt about it.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Two more California death row inmates died Friday from apparent complications of the coronavirus in the midst of an outbreak that has infected about 40% of inmates at San Quentin State Prison, corrections officials said.
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CHICAGO — A slimmed-down Anthony Rizzo said there might be levels of trepidation as he and his Cubs teammates returned Friday to Wrigley Field for a three-week summer training session.
GALVESTON, Texas — As COVID-19 infections spiked in South Texas, officials closed beaches and the governor ordered the wearing of masks, but crowds still descended on Galveston’s restaurants and Pleasure Pier amusement park on Friday.
Nine New Yorkers died from coronavirus on Thursday, less than 900 were hospitalized and the infection rate remained low, signaling that the Empire State continues to move in the right direction while most other parts of the country are seeing resurgences of the pandemic.