The PA House hopes to vote today on a plan to reopen shuttered businesses

04.14.20 | Brandon Dickson

Most businesses have been shuttered for weeks due to coronavirus in Pennsylvania. U.S. Congressman Fred Keller support to effort saying, "we want to see a responsible, collaborative effort to get Pennsylvania's economy going." The legislation...

Power crews have been up all night doing line repairs after whipping winds

04.14.20 | Sarah Harnisch

Today, nearly 34,000 New Yorkers are waking up in the dark, while over 1,000 in Pennsylvania don't have electricity. At one point last night, 26,000 people were without power in New York and more than 11,000 in the commonwealth, after wind gusts...

PA confirms nearly 23,000 coronavirus cases and more than 500 deaths

04.13.20 | Brandon Dickson

However, the number of positive tests in the commonwealth is down and more people are beginning to test negative for the virus. That has lawmakers itching to get businesses back open, but health secretary Dr. Rachel Levine says, "now is the...

PA's Dept. of aging launches online resource guide during the outbreak

04.13.20 | Bob Price

The resource provides seniors, their families, and caregivers with info on a variety of subjects including meals, prescriptions, protective services, scams, and how to stay “active and connected.”

Whipping winds will wreak havoc all across NY and PA today

04.13.20 | Dee Haley, Brandon Dickson

A high wind warning extends through Tuesday morning for Erie and Niagara Counties.  Towns south of Buffalo including western PA are under the "warning" through late tonight. The Southern Tier and Finger Lakes region are also under wind...

PA renters get reprieve from eviction thanks to the State Supreme Court

04.02.20 | Terry Diener

The state Supreme Court has extended a moratorium on evictions, providing much-needed - if temporary - relief for tenants, many of whom owe rent Wednesday for the first time since the state reported its first coronavirus cases. The Supreme Court...

Governor Wolf seeks "major disaster area" declaration in Pennsylvania

03.30.20 | Brandon Dickson

Gov. Tom Wolf has asked President Trump to make the declaration to unlock federal assistance that would aid in the state's response to the coronavirus outbreak. It would provide additional support for state, county, and municipal governments...

147 Nursing homes in 27 states have at least one positive test for the virus

03.30.20 | Brandon Dickson

In Pennsylvania, five percent of them have at least one confirmed case. Health Secretary Doctor Rachel Levine, says we should stay away from assisted care facilities even if we have loved ones in them. Doctor Levine's mom is in a nursing home...

The commonwealth's confirmed coronavirus cases have skyrocketed

03.27.20 | Brandon Dickson

Health Secretary Doctor Rachel Levine says over 1,600 Pennsylvanians have tested positive from 48 counties. Levine insists the number of positive tests doubled from Wednesday to Thursday. Nearly 40% of positive COVID-19 cases are in individuals...

PA agency opens loan program for small businesses affected by virus

03.26.20 | Terry Diener

Through the COVID-19 Working Capital Access Program, loans of up to $100,000 will be available to small businesses with 100 or fewer employees. The Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority provides critical working capital financing to...

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