Local updates

featured

Expanding on the business safety order signed by Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine in April that requires the wearing of masks in businesses, Governor Tom Wolf announced Wednesday, July 1, a new order signed by Dr. Levine that takes the mask-wearing directive one step further.

The Pennsylvania Department of Health confirmed as of midnight July 1, that there are 636 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 87,242. All 67 counties in Pennsylvania have cases of COVID-19.

The Pennsylvania Department of Health today confirmed as of midnight June 30, that there are 618 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 86,606. All 67 counties in Pennsylvania have cases of COVID-19.

featured

MANSFIELD — The head of the Tioga County COVID-19 Task Force demonstrated how the drive-thru testing at Walmart works.

Claverack Rural Electric Cooperative, Tri-County Rural Electric Cooperative and CoBank have teamed up to provide $20,000 to the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank to assist families in need of food during the COVID-19 pandemic.

featured

WELLSBORO — Tioga County COVID-19 Task Force credits positive reinforcement rather than negative enforcement as one of the keys to keeping the county’s incidence of COVID-19 low.

featured

BLOSSBURG — The Southern Tioga School District is looking at what the 2020-21 school year will look like.

In 2019, employees of First Citizens Community Bank reached into their pockets to donate funds that provided more than 10,000 meals to those in need through the Central Pennsylvania Foodbank.

For the first time in my 27 years of existence, something I never thought would be possible has occurred, on Friday, March 13, the sports world came to a screeching halt.

featured

COUDERSPORT — Continue to wear a face mask in public areas was the message that the Potter County commissioners sent during the June 4 meeting.