With flu season quickly approaching, there is no better time than the end of September to start thinking about getting your flu vaccine. Now that we have the COVID-19 vaccine available, we can safely administer both shots in the same visit to help keep you and your family safe this flu season.

DANVILLE — A Danville woman was sent to the hospital following an explosion at a welding shop in Mahoning Township this afternoon, according to the woman's daughter, a neighbor and the township police chief.

The U.S. vaccination drive against COVID-19 stood on the verge of a major new phase as government advisers Thursday recommended booster doses of Pfizer's vaccine for millions of older or otherwise vulnerable Americans — despite doubts the extra shots will do much to slow the pandemic.

The U.S. moved a step closer Wednesday to offering booster doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine to senior citizens and others at high risk from the virus as the Food and Drug Administration signed off on the targeted use of extra shots.

After local lawmakers condemned President Biden’s expanded vaccine mandates as “totalitarian measures,” I started wondering what other requirements they might consider “totalitarian”:

Canadian-based Red Sky Performance will present their work “Trace” on Tuesday, Sept. 28, at 7:30 p.m. at the Weis Center for the Performing Arts at Bucknell University. Red Sky Performance is a leading company of contemporary indigenous performers in Canada and worldwide.

Three Valley long-term care facilities have more residents and health care professionals fully vaccinated than the national averages while 12 of 13 local licensed facilities have at least three-quarters of their residents vaccinated, according to Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (C…

The U.S. moved a step closer Wednesday to offering booster doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine to senior citizens and others at high risk from the virus as the Food and Drug Administration signed off on the targeted use of extra shots.

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — One desperate California school district is sending flyers home in students' lunchboxes, telling parents it's “now hiring." Elsewhere, principals are filling in as crossing guards, teachers are being offered signing bonuses and schools are moving back to online learning.

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STATE COLLEGE — Bill O’Brien spent just two seasons as Penn State’s head football coach, but he brought stability and guided an embattled program through unprecedented times

 
 

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