Rate of new covid-19 infections in Bucks County makes quick reopening less likely

Pa. covid-19 testing site (file) County health officials on Saturday announced 72 new positive cases, pushing the county’s total to 2,541. “Such numbers do not bode well for Bucks County being able to reopen its economy anytime soon,” they said. Metrics laid out this week by Gov. Tom Wolf that would allow regions to reopen certain businesses More...

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By Staff On Saturday, April 25th, 2020
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Local fundraising effort pairs eateries with front line workers dealing with covid-19

A nurse cares for a COVID-19 patient in a file photo. By Tom Sofield | LevittownNow A new fundraising effort is looking to connect restaurant meals with front line workers. Fuel the Fight Bucks County has sprung More...

By Staff On Friday, April 24th, 2020
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New Hope Celebrates PrideFest rescheduled for October

New Hope Celebrates (NHC) PrideFest, New Hope’s biggest event that takes place every May, has been moved to October in light of the covid-19 crisis. “Life looks a lot different today than it did just More...

By Staff On Wednesday, April 22nd, 2020
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Pa. regions with few coronavirus cases could begin reopening May 8 under new tiered system

By Angela Couloumbis of Spotlight PA Gov. Tom Wolf on Wednesday announced a tiered, color-coded system for relaxing restrictions on businesses and residents now under lockdown because of the coronavirus, providing More...

By Staff On Wednesday, April 22nd, 2020
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Registered voters in Pennsylvania can apply online for a mail-in ballot

With the June 2 primary election quickly approaching, now’s the time for registered voters to apply online for a mail-in ballot. As Pennsylvania continues mitigation efforts to fight COVID-19, the Department More...

By Staff On Monday, April 20th, 2020
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Pennsylvania will begin gradual easing of covid-19 restrictions May 8

Governor Tom Wolf said Monday that he will extend his stay-at-home order until May 8, and begin a gradual reopening of the economy by allowing online vehicle sales and notaries, limited construction, and possibly More...

By Charlie Sahner On Sunday, April 19th, 2020
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New Hope Fine Wines & Good Spirits store reopens Monday for curbside pickup

Beginning Monday, the Fine Wines & Good Spirits store at Logan Square in New Hope will open to offer curbside pickup. Pennsylvania is reopening many state liquor stores after closing them to the public last More...

By Staff On Saturday, April 18th, 2020
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Benefits now available for unemployed gig workers, contractors in Pa.

Pennsylvania’s self-employed, independent contractors, gig workers, and others not eligible for regular unemployment compensation (UC) can now begin filing claims for Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) More...

By Staff On Friday, April 17th, 2020
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Public officials urge citizens to stay the course; Anti-shutdown protest planned for Harrisburg

Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine during update Thursday Despite signs that the spread of covid-19 is starting to decline, state and county officials on Thursday stressed the importance of continuing the stringent More...

By Staff On Wednesday, April 15th, 2020
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Legislature sends bill to Gov. Wolf that would reopen many Pennsylvania businesses

Photo: Dan Gleiter | The Patriot-News By Gillian McGoldrick of LNP | LancasterOnline and Cynthia Fernandez of Spotlight PA The state legislature sent a bill to Gov. Tom Wolf on Wednesday that could reopen a significant More...