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Furthering his plan for reopening Pennsylvania, Governor Tom Wolf announced on Friday eight additional counties will move to yellow and 17 to green, effective at 12:01 a.m., Friday, May 29. All remaining counties in red are expected to move to yellow by June 5 at 12:01 a.m.
During these times where national and local attention are focused on coping with the impact of COVID-19, McKean County Department of Human Services is reaching out to the public to raise awareness of child abuse and foster care and to recognize a 30-year benchmark of service.
Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn announced on May 2 a phased reopening of state park and forest facilities in keeping with Governor Wolf’s direction to ensure that Pennsylvanians have opportunities to safely enjoy outdoor recreation as …
Balancing economic benefits and public health risks, Governor Tom Wolf announced May 1 the reopening of 24 counties in the northwest and northcentral regions of the state, moving them from red to yellow beginning at 12:01 a.m., Friday, May 8.
Five area school districts and the intermediate unit serving students in the 67th Legislative District were awarded nearly $60,000 in Continuity of Education and Equity Grants by the Pennsylvania Department of Education for the current academic year.
During the past eight years, there’s been a steady uncertainty in the dairy industry, Tricia Adams, of Hoffman Family Farm, LLC, in Shinglehouse, said. Now, more dangers are presenting themselves amid the COVID-19 pandemic. One thing on the news and social media lately is dairy farmers being…
With farmers and food processors facing challenges in getting food to market and charitable food banks facing significant increases in need, the U.S. Department of Agriculture is accepting proposals for the USDA Farmers to Families Food Box program, said Rep. Martin Causer (R-Turtlepoint), c…
For the first time since April 2, the number of new positive coronavirus cases in Pennsylvania has increased by less than 1,000.
Due to uncertainty related to the coronavirus, the PA Route 6 Educational Summit and Annual Meeting, originally scheduled for May 13 and 14, has been rescheduled to Aug. 5 and 6. The events will occur at the same time and same location.
Someone has to make sure the lights stay on and employees of C&T Enterprises are doing that not only during pandemics, but mid-April snowstorms.
Health care workers at UPMC Cole are going above and beyond to meet the needs of the community during COVID-19, including 30 staff who have been temporarily reassigned to help support services at the hospital.
The 2020 Star Hose Company #1 annual banquet was held at the Star Hose Banquet Room in Port Allegany. The welcome was given by Andrew Johnson who served as master of ceremonies. After remembering the deceased members with a moment of silence and an Invocation offered by Chaplain Matthew Gunc…
ROULETTE — As part of ongoing efforts to protect nesting birds and prevent power outages, West Penn Power, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp., has installed two nesting platforms on 55-foot wooden poles near the Allegheny River. This proactive work will help prevent power outages by discourag…
Potter County’s total confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 remains at four, as of Wednesday, April 22, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Health. Positive cases are in the Coudersport and Roulette zip codes, according to data provided by the DOH. Sixty-five people have tested ne…
In an effort to protect the public and county employees, the McKean County Commissioners and President Judge John Pavlock are asking that all visitors to all county buildings follow the state protocol to wear a mask beginning on Monday, April 20, until further notice. On Friday, Governor Tom…
"It’s basically a ‘shell game’ that allowed these 12 school districts to collectively raise taxes 37 times during the four years we reviewed, which increased their respective General Fund accounts to $390 million," DeFoor said.
(The Center Square) – Pennsylvania may soon offer families free identification kits that could help locate their missing children.
"It's got to be the best thing for both communities."
(The Center Square) – For major walkable cities, Pennsylvania has two of the best in the country, according to a recent report.
A department spokesperson said that the General Assembly must pass the constitutional amendment by Jan. 27 to appear on the May 2023 ballot.
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Just another little snippet about this “hogback” think. Many of you have heard of sports teams named the Razorbacks. That’s another take on these hogs, as they are long and lean (lots of lean bacon) and their back does come up to a sharp ridge.
It’s that time of the year when we want to be out exploring the backwoods now that the temperature has finally warmed up.
Some folks may be wondering where the term “hogback” came from. Well, from what I’ve heard — and this makes sense — it comes from the wild hogs of some of our southern states (and lately more …
Yes, I know summer is still officially a few weeks away but the humidity is rising and that sets the stage for swimming. The other day when I was heading out of town with the air conditioner o…
The smallest thing can pique your interest and brighten your day, even a rock. It’s true. A rock can create interest that makes you investigate its origin. That’s what happened to me on a rece…
First Citizens Community Bank has promoted Abbie Pritchard to market leader of their western Pennsylvania/New York market. At this time, this region includes the Wellsville, Genesee and Ulysses locations.
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.
Entrepreneurs representing 10 different businesses from across the Pennsylvania Wilds have completed the inaugural PA Wilds PACE Program, a 10-week professional development course to help scale rural businesses.
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.
When the American Bankers Association recently announced the top-performing community banks in the nation, First Citizens Community Bank made the list once again, ranking 59th, up 17 places from the previous year.
It takes, on average, eight minutes for paramedics to respond to the scene of an emergency, according to Jim Callipare, a health and physical education teacher at Armstrong Junior-Senior High School. So, in an attempt to create more first responders in Armstrong County, and potentially save lives or just buy time before paramedics arrive, students at the school took part in hands-only CPR training on Nov. 18.
Two local retirees discuss how they planned for retirement and eased their transitions from the workplace.
It is a tough situation that can also be uncomfortable—a colleague is diagnosed with cancer or other serious illness, and you want to do something, but you don’t want to interfere or impose. Theresa Dils recounts her story and how her co-workers were supportive during her cancer treatment.
How do the products we use affect our health and the environment? Explore the options and understand your impact.
Some preparation before adding a new pet to your home can ease a stressful situation