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Business, government operate under new rules, market rallies

Business

By The Associated Press The outbreak of the coronavirus has dealt a shock to the global economy with unprecedented speed. Following are developments Monday related to national and global response, the work place and the spread of the virus. ¯¯¯ DAY AFTER: States are trying to figure out ...

Woman gets 1-2 years on house arrest in fatal crash

PA News

EASTON (AP) — A New Jersey woman has been sentenced to about one to two years on house arrest in a crash on Interstate 78 in eastern Pennsylvania that killed her two grandchildren. Nadine Walton, 58, of Newark pleaded no contest to felony involuntary manslaughter counts Monday in the ...

Local educators honor Class of 2020

Local News

LEWISTOWN— For most people, their final year of high school is one that they will never forget—and for the senior class of 2020 that is no different. With the remainder of the academic year canceled due to the coronavirus outbreak, seniors across the country had their final year of high ...

Huntingdon, Perry add positive cases to totals

Local News

Huntingdon and Perry counties were the only counties to add new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday according to numbers reported by the Pennsylvania Department of Health. Huntingdon County reached 214 total cases of COVID-19 on after the county added 10 new positive tests this weekend. Huntingdon ...

3 local counties going ‘yellow’ May 22

Local News

LEWISTOWN — Three local counties on Friday received the long-awaited news they would soon progress to the “yellow” phase of Gov. Tom Wolf’s gradual reopening plan for Pennsylvania. Mifflin, Juniata, Perry and nine other counties scattered throughout the commonwealth will make the move ...

Snyder Co. reports second virus death

Local News

From staff reports Snyder County reported a second death related to COVID-19 on Friday while its case total approaches three weeks since its last increase. According to data reported by the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Snyder County has remained at 33 cases with 291 negative tests. For ...

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 ...

Heroes living among us all

Local News

LEWISTOWN — May is National Foster Care Month. Foster care, which started with philanthropist Charles Loring Brace’s ideas about social reform, led to the Orphan Train movement of the mid-19th century, and the founding of the Children’s Aid Society. These days, foster care is when a ...

Restrictions to ease in 12 Pa. counties

PA News

HARRISBURG (AP) — Another 2.6 million people across western Pennsylvania began to emerge from pandemic restrictions Friday as Gov. Tom Wolf announced that 12 more counties soon will join them in a partial easing. Wolf said that Adams, Beaver, Carbon, Columbia, Cumberland, Juniata, Mifflin, ...