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…

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The Eliot Ness Fest has been canceled due to the coronavirus, organizers announced on April 17.

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.

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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…

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…

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PITTSBURGH, Jan. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Pittcon is honored to host Joseph B. Powell, Ph.D. as the 2021 Wallace H. Coulter Lecturer. The 2021 Coulter Lecture is entitled The Industrial Laboratory for Energy and Chemicals: Past, Present, and Future.

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Easton's mayor is calling for more gun control in the wake of the deadly riots at the U.S. Capitol. He is asking lawmakers to officially ban guns from local government buildings like City Hall, expanding on a law that prohibits guns in federal and state government buildings. Details, tonight in a live report at 5.Also at 5, get an exclusive look at a new public marketplace opening soon in Bethlehem's South Side.From: Danielle DuGuaySent: Monday, January 18, 2021 1:59 PMTo: blox999@outlook.com <blox999@outlook.com>Cc: Brad Rinehart <bradr@wfmz.com>Subject: 69 News at FiveEaston's mayor is calling for more gun control in the wake of the deadly riots at the U.S. Capitol. He is asking lawmakers to officially ban guns from local government buildings like City Hall, expanding on a law that prohibits guns in federal and state government buildings. Details, tonight in a live report at 5.Also at 5, get an exclusive look at a new public marketplace opening soon in Bethlehem's South Side.

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Easton's mayor is calling for more gun control in the wake of the deadly riots at the U.S. Capitol. He is asking lawmakers to officially ban guns from local government buildings like City Hall, expanding on a law that prohibits guns in federal and state government buildings. Details, tonight in a live report at 5.Also at 5, get an exclusive look at a new public marketplace opening soon in Bethlehem's South Side.

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PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- 1Digital(?) Agency is a team of eCommerce experts who specialize in fine tuning every aspect of their clients' online stores. This includes offering eCommerce website design, eCommerce website development, and digital marketing services along with world class support. All of these services can help to improve an eCommerce store's performance, with a website's design being one of the most important factors when it comes to increasing visitor engagement.

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.

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.

“The pandemic has worsened stress, as boundaries between home and work have been blurred,” says Dr. Alex Dimitriu, founder of Menlo Park Psychiatry & Sleep Medicine in Menlo Park, California. “Kids, pets, home life and other distractions now interfere with people’s attempts to work. The lack of social contacts or vacations to punctuate our lives have also added stress during COVID. Working remotely, through video visits and little in-person interaction has also significantly limited the multimodal ways we used to work — when we worked in person. For many, COVID had become Groundhog Day, with each day melting into the next, and this is hard.”

Yoga practitioners know that a daily dose of sun can help focus the mind, improve circulation and tone muscles. Now the face can get in on the action, as well, thanks to face yoga, an anti-aging exercise regime for the face.

Muscle pain and muscle aches are part of life and can happen to just about everyone. Whether they’re from tension, stress, a sports injury or a medical condition, everyday living can sometimes be a literal pain in the neck — and exacerbate related bodily aches, too. These aches usually affect the support structures that allow movement in daily life: the bones, the muscles, the ligaments and the tendons.

Winter is the customary cold and flu season, and a time during which many people aren’t as vigilant about maintaining their health as they might be at other times of the year. This winter has the additional variable of the coronavirus pandemic, which surged into 2021 with a second wave of spread and infection.

Barbara Bell knows the importance of medical care and regular visits to the doctor, and why they’re vital for her during the pandemic. Bell, a retired teacher, has rheumatoid arthritis and takes medication that suppresses her immune system.