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NY cats are first US pets to test positive for virus

Lifestyles

NEW YORK (AP) — Two pet cats in New York state tested positive for the coronavirus last month, the first confirmed cases in companion animals in the United States, federal officials said. The cats, which had mild respiratory illnesses and are expected to recover, are thought to have ...

Local school districts to receive funds

PA News

From staff reports HARRISBURG — Five local school districts will receive shares of emergency federal funding, Gov. Tom Wolf announced Wednesday. The funding will come from the U.S. Department of Education after it approved Pennsylvania’s application for $523.8 million in one-time federal ...

7 new cases reported in Huntingdon Co.

Local News

From staff reports Another seven cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Huntingdon County, according to data released Wednesday by the Pennsylvania Department of Health. Huntingdon County, which has dealt with the state’s worst prison outbreak at State Correctional Institution Huntingdon, ...

Local COVID-19 cases by ZIP code

Local News

(Editor’s note: For ZIP codes that have at least one positive, but less than five, the Pennsylvania Department of Health does not provide an exact number for patient privacy reasons.) 17002 (Allensville): 0 17004 (Belleville): 1-4 17009 (Burnham): 1-4 17014 (Cocolamus): 0 17021 (East ...

DCED releases a list of businesses given waivers

PA News

From staff and wire reports HARRISBURG — The state Department of Community and Economic Development has released a list of those businesses that were granted waivers to operate during the coronavirus shutdown. Statewide, close to 43,000 businesses that were affected by the shutdown requested ...

People Potpourri

Local News

¯Bob and Donna Bubb, of Newport, recently celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary. ¯Chris Stevens, of Lewistown, celebrates their 42nd birthday today. Editor’s note: The Sentinel welcomes birthdays, anniversaries and birth announcements for daily publication in “People ...

Calendar

Local News

Editor’s note: The Sentinel offers nonprofit and other community organizations an opportunity to promote upcoming events for free in this community calendar for three days before the event. Events needing reservations also may be promoted for up to two weeks prior to the reservation ...

Cancellations and postponements

Local News

Editor’s note: Cancellations and postponements that are made due to the novel coronavirus outbreak will be listed as a service to our readers. Listings are from the first date of postponement or cancellation. When you submit an item for this listing, please include whether it was previously ...