Tag archive for ‘pennsylvania’
By Steve Chernoski On Tuesday, February 16th, 2021

New Hope Run Club Continues Charitable Mission with a New Focus on Local Businesses

The New Hope Run Club will continue to raise awareness for Rare Disease Day this month, but like most events of the past year, things are going to look different.  The group will host their 3rd annual Zebra 5K More...

By Staff On Thursday, January 14th, 2021
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Amid domestic terrorism threats, Pa. law enforcement stepping up posture around capitol, statewide

By Tom Sofield | Levittown Now Capitol Police Sgt. Mike Schmidt during a press conference outside the complex in August 2020.(Photo: PA Internet News Service) In the wake of the attack on the U.S. Capitol, Pennsylvania More...

By Staff On Sunday, January 3rd, 2021
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OPINION: Pennsylvania legislators must vote ‘no’ to judicial gerrymandering

By Jean Weston and Monica Weninger There is a dangerous move afoot in the General Assembly to amend the Pennsylvania Constitution to create regional election districts for state appellate court judges, e.g. Supreme More...

By Staff On Wednesday, December 30th, 2020

Pennsylvania ban on indoor dining, gyms, school sports to be lifted Jan. 4

By Angela Couloumbis and Jamie Martines of Spotlight PA Gov. Tom Wolf will lift restrictions that temporarily halted indoor dining, shuttered gyms, casinos, and theaters, and suspended in-person sports and extracurricular More...

By Staff On Monday, November 23rd, 2020

Pennsylvania announces new covid-19 measures

With new modeling projecting 22,000 new covid-19 cases per day in Pennsylvania in December, Governor Tom Wolf and Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine today announced new targeted mitigation measures to help More...

By Charlie Sahner On Tuesday, November 17th, 2020

New Pennsylvania covid measures call for negative test to enter state from NJ

Deciding whether to take a walk across the bridge to Lambertville and back will get more complicated for New Hope residents starting Friday. Among the “targeted” measures announced Tuesday by Pennsylvania More...

By Staff On Monday, November 2nd, 2020

Daily increase in Pennsylvania covid cases now highest ever

Daily increases in covid cases in Pennsylvania are now the highest they have ever been since the start of the pandemic. The Pennsylvania Department of Health on Monday confirmed 2,060 new cases, in addition to More...

By Staff On Sunday, November 1st, 2020

OPINION: Democracy is worth the wait

By Monica Weninger and Jean Weston Bucks County voters have demonstrated a phenomenal interest in this election. It has been an exceptional year: not only have we been introduced to no-excuse mail-in ballots and More...

By Staff On Friday, October 30th, 2020

Pa. Secretary of State urges counties to start processing mail ballots on Election Day

Secretary of State Kathy Boockvar today called on all Pennsylvania counties to begin pre-canvassing mail-in and absentee ballots as close to 7 a.m. as possible on Nov. 3, the earliest time they can do so. Pennsylvania More...

By Charlie Sahner On Saturday, October 24th, 2020
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Pennsylvanians have already returned half of mail ballots sent out

Pennsylvania Secretary of State Kathy Boockvar Citizens of the commonwealth aren’t just sitting around and waiting for the Nov. 3 election. Secretary of State Kathy Boockvar on Friday reported that 1.4 million More...