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Pittsburgh, Pa. -- In a historic moment that many hope will mark the “beginning of the end” of the pandemic, UPMC today vaccinated several front-line health care workers—including nurses, a doctor, a transporter, and others—with the first doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine. It is anticipated…
Pittsburgh, Pa. -- "It's not their fault that this virus has hit thier industry particularly hard," said Gov. Tom Wolf today of the hospitality and restaurant industry. He described COVID-19 as a virus that thrives when people get together for meals, particularly in restaurants and bars.
Restaurants hoping to see larger numbers of patrons will have to wait after Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf vetoed a bill that would have allowed full capacity.
Harrisburg, Pa. -- The Department of Health continued to remove states from the travel advisory list as the newest count featured only 16. One less than last week's total.
Harrisburg, Pa. – Commenting on South Carolina's passage of a Heartbeat Bill, State Representative Stephanie Borowicz (R–Centre/Clinton) said she plans to introduce one in Pennsylvania "soon."
Harrisburg, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Treasury is holding $3.8 billion in unclaimed property. Such property includes uncashed checks, forgotten bank accounts, stocks and bonds, and safe deposit box contents. Items often become unclaimed and are returned to the Treasury due to simple mistakes su…
Harrisburg, Pa. – There's a financial crisis which could have drastic impacts on Pennsylvania's canine population! The Bureau of Dog Law Enforcement, which protects both dogs and citizens in Pennsylvania, has run out of funds.
Harrisburg, Pa. – Voters will have the chance to make an important choice this May during the primary elections for municipal offices. Voters will not only have the chance to vote for their preferred official to run in November, they will also be able to cast their vote on three proposed ame…
Harrisburg, Pa. – Pennsylvania's struggling business owners are invited to tell state House Republicans what kind of assistance they need to recover from the devastation that COVID-19 has wrought upon their business. An online survey is available for business owners of all types on the House…
Harrisburg, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Republican Congressional Delegation sent a joint letter to Attorney General Josh Shapiro asking for a report about early guidance issued by the Pennsylvania Department of Health that suggested admitting COVID-19 positive patients into long-term care facilities.
Harrisburg, Pa. – The latest round of federal unemployment funding is inspiring fraudsters to be more bold with their attempts to steal person information and money. Pennsylvanians are urged to remain vigilant against fraud.
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The onslaught of wild winter weather that has been a repeating presence throughout the first half of February will continue wreaking havoc this week as another major storm system could deliver more snow and ice to many places that already have plenty of snow on the ground, AccuWeather foreca…