Gov. Tom Wolf on Wednesday placed all of Pennsylvania under an order to stay at home, dramatically expanding the geographic footprint of the quarantine as state officials combat the coronavirus pandemic.
Lawrence County continues to hold at 13 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and two deaths, according to figures released at noon today by the Pennsylvania Department of Health.
The man who police say fired multiple shots at a vehicle during a dispute Saturday outside a Johnstown Sheetz store did not have a concealed carry permit, authorities said.
Lawrence County has been added to a list of 33 Pennsylvania counties that are now under a stay-at-home order by Gov. Tom Wolf and the state Department of Health.
HARRISBURG – The state Department of Transportation announced Tuesday it is resuming work on 61 “emergency and critical” road and bridge projects despite a statewide business shutdown.
As the coronavirus epidemic continues and families remain out of work, the New Castle Area School District is ramping up its efforts to feed the masses, in partnership with volunteers and a local church community.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Gov. Tom Wolf added seven more counties Tuesday to his order to stay at home as the new virus expanded its reach and Pennsylvania reported another big jump in confirmed COVID-19 cases and deaths.
The Bessemer Municipal Authority has canceled its April meeting, according to its secretary, Roberta Penwell. The reason for the cancellation is because of the coronavirus outbreak.
Lawrence County has experienced its second coronavirus death, according to numbers released at noon Tuesday by the Pennsylvania Department of Health.
A panel of local municipal, medical and spiritual leaders will convene Wednesday for a live-streamed town hall discussion of the coronavirus and its impact.
Health care dominated political dialogue leading up to the coronavirus crisis this month and if voters in the nation’s heartland are an accurate yardstick, the struggle over the best way to provide it will escalate on the road to November's election.
Blair Strip Steel has closed its doors until further notice after an employee tested positive for COVID-19, officials confirm via email Monday.
HARRISBURG – Gov. Tom Wolf on Monday announced that his statewide shutdowns of schools and non-essential businesses will continue indefinitely until there’s evidence that the state has successfully bent the curve to slow the spread of coronavirus.
Pennsylvania has received approval from the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to temporarily grant flexibility of requirements for providers of Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP).
UPMC is implementing a staffing and pay protection program that will ensure that all staff will continue to be paid at their current rate for normally scheduled hours through May 9, even if they are assigned to alternative work during their regular hours.
Department of Corrections Sec. John Wetzel today announced that at 10:00 PM on March 29, he implemented a statewide inmate quarantine in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Lawrence County Elections office is anticipating a higher number of applications for mail-in and absentee ballots in the midst of the coronavirus outbreak.
HARRISBURG - The Pennsylvania Department of Health today confirmed 533 additional cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 2,751 in 56 counties, including eight cases in Lawrence County.
HARRISBURG – The collection of recyclables is considered an essential service, exempt from Gov. Tom Wolf’s mitigation order shutting down most businesses statewide.
HARRISBURG – The state Department of Health is working on a plan to help doctors prioritize care for patients in the event a surge of coronavirus cases overwhelms hospitals.
With schools closed and cabin fever rising, the New Castle Regional Ballet found a way to keep its students active and sociable while still in the safety of their homes.
Linda Kay Hansotte, 71 of New Castle passed away on March 30, 2020. Linda was born in New Castle on June 26, 1948, to the late Leonard Russell and Mary Kathryn Trego Morris. She married Ronald Hansotte, who survives. Linda was a member of Calvary Independent Church. She was a graduate of New…