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…

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Advanced Leadership Institute (TALI) and Carnegie Mellon University will officially kick off the 2022 cohort of the Executive Leadership Academy. This virtual event will feature Keynote Speaker Kevin Walker, President and Chief Executive Officer, Duquesne Light Holdings and Duquesne Light Company. Mr. Walker assumed this position in June of 2021, and he made history by becoming the first African American person to hold this title at DLC. He brings with him over 30 years of leadership experience.

YARDLEY, Pa., Jan. 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Crown Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CCK) announced today that the Company will expand food can production capacity by adding a new line to its Owatonna, Minnesota plant.  The line is expected to commence operations during the third quarter of 2022 and will serve growing customer requirements in the pet food, bean and soup segments of the food can market.  The Owatonna facility will add approximately 40 jobs to support the additional capacity.

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PITTSBURGH, Jan. 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Federated Hermes Premier Municipal Income Fund (NYSE: FMN) today announced earnings for the fiscal year ended Nov. 30, 2021. Established in 2002, the fund seeks to provide investors with income that is exempt from federal income tax, including alternative minimum tax (AMT), by investing in municipal securities from different sectors, states and issuers across the country.

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PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., Jan. 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Department of Health (DOH) has named GHR Healthcare, the parent organization of General Healthcare Resources, as the exclusive healthcare staffing partner for their newly announced COVID Staffing Strike Force.

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.

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