HARRISBURG — Gov. Tom Wolf and Pennsylvania Department of Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine highlighted ongoing efforts to expand COVID-19 testing across Pennsylvania to ensure that every Pennsylvanian who wants a test can get one.
HARRISBURG — Gov. Tom Wolf and Pennsylvania Department of Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine highlighted ongoing efforts to expand COVID-19 testing across Pennsylvania to ensure that every Pennsylvanian who wants a test can get one. Read more
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania’s governor said Thursday youth sports should not resume until January, a recommendation sure to disappoint students, parents and coaches preparing for fall seasons. Read more
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve says that its Main Street Lending Program designed to help small and medium-sized companies get through the pandemic has managed to make just eight loans in its first month of operations. Read more
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Tugboats have hauled away a barge that broke loose during Tropical Storm Isaias and lodged itself under a bridge. Read more
HARRISBURG — Gov. Tom Wolf announced several new low-interest loan approvals through the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA) that will support the purchase of new technology and equipment; construct new warehouses, distribution facilities and business parks, and support the creation of new full-time jobs across the commonwealth. Read more
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A 5-year-old autistic girl who disappeared from a Philadelphia-area home during the height of Tuesday's storm was found dead Wednesday and was believed to have been swept away by floodwaters in the creek behind her house, authorities said. Read more
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania state lawmakers heard about the slew of challenges ahead when schools reopen during a pandemic, as two days of hearings that ended Wednesday offered little reason for optimism. Read more
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — School districts nationwide puzzling over how to safely educate children during a pandemic have a more immediate challenge — getting 26 million bus-riding students there in the first place. Read more
HARRISBURG, Pa, (AP) — Twenty-three new deaths were attributed to COVID-19 by Pennsylvania health officials on Tuesday, a day after the state reported no new pandemic deaths for the first time in several months. Read more
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania’s education secretary announced Tuesday he will be leaving the job to take another position, as schools throughout the state are scrambling to develop and implement pandemic reopening plans. Read more
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — High winds partially tore the roof off a day care center on the grounds of a suburban Philadelphia hospital, injuring four children, while a woman died after her vehicle was swept away by eastern Pennsylvania floodwaters and another person was being sought after being swept away in a flooded creek, authorities said. Read more
MIDDLETOWN — The Pennsylvania Lottery generated $1.14 billion to benefit older Pennsylvanians during the 2019-20 fiscal year. This was the ninth consecutive year the Lottery generated more than $1 billion for programs that benefit older Pennsylvanians. Read more
HARRISBURG — Gov. Tom Wolf is dedicating approximately $28 million to postsecondary institutions and adult basic education providers to assist them in implementing public health and safety plans and help them to resume operations in the fall. The funding will be used to help keep students, faculty, and staff safe and assist institutions in meeting the unique challenges of providing instruction during COVID-19. Read more
HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania Department of Health has announced a nearly $23-million federally funded contract with Insight Global to recruit, hire, train, and support 1,000 paid contact tracing staff to further COVID-19 contact tracing efforts in collaboration with local and regional health entities to respond effectively to COVID-19. Read more
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