Tag archive for ‘pennsylvania’
By Staff On Wednesday, April 22nd, 2020

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

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 Staff On Saturday, April 18th, 2020

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

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

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...

By Staff On Sunday, April 12th, 2020

Pennsylvania health official sounds hopeful note as covid-19 numbers slow down

Pennsylvania Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine Pennsylvania Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine on Saturday said that the state has “been able to bend the curve” of new covid-19 cases, but cautioned that it More...

By Staff On Tuesday, April 7th, 2020
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Trout season now open in Pennsylvania

The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) on Tuesday opened the statewide 2020 trout season. Licensed anglers and youth can begin fishing for trout, and all regulations, sizes, and creel limits apply. Anglers More...

By Staff On Friday, April 3rd, 2020

Gov. Wolf says everyone should wear a mask when leaving home

Governor Tom Wolf on Friday recommended that all Pennsylvanians wear a mask any time they leave their homes. As covid-19 cases steadily rise in the state, Gov. Wolf stressed the need to intensify all measures to More...

By Staff On Tuesday, March 31st, 2020

Pennsylvania unemployment system buckles under deluge of laid off workers

(Photo: Tim Tai) By Rebecca Moss | Spotlight PA Each day last week, Shawn McCreary settled into a new and strange routine. Instead of going to his job in Mechanicsburg as a substitute special education teacher, More...

By Staff On Monday, March 30th, 2020

Pennsylvania extends stay-at-home order until April 30

Gov. Tom Wolf on Monday said that stay-at-home orders in Pennsylvania have been extended until at least April 30, and all schools will remain closed “until further notice.” Non-life-sustaining business More...