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HARRISBURG, Pa. — The Justice Department told Gov. Tom Wolf’s office on Thursday that it has decided not to open an investigation into whether Pennsylvania violated federal law by ordering nursing homes to accept residents who had been treated for COVID-19 in a hospital.

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JACKSON, Miss. — The U.S. Supreme Court should overturn its landmark 1973 ruling that legalized abortion nationwide and let states decide whether to regulate abortion before a fetus can survive outside the womb, the office of Mississippi’s Republican attorney general argued in papers filed T…

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The number of new COVID-19 cases continues to inch upward statewide along with the number of patients in Pennsylvania hospitals with symptoms of the coronavirus according to the state Department of Health.

DANVILLE — The Firemen’s Association of the State of Pennsylvania, so named since 1883, has changed its name to The Firefighters’ Association of the State of Pennsylvania to be more inclusive and to bring in the younger generation, according to Deanna Force, association eastern vice presiden…

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TREVORTON — Officials from the Anthracite Outdoor Adventure Area and Northumberland County are exploring the possibility of timbering trees on 493 acres of county-owned land in Zerbe Township.

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Governor Tom Wolf joined lawmakers and advocates for early childhood education Monday to tout the benefits of a $30 million boost in funding for Pre-K Counts and Head Start programs included in the 2021-2022 state budget.

HARRISBURG -- Gov. Tom Wolf joined lawmakers and law enforcement officials Friday to mark the launch of a police hiring database of misconduct records that was approved by the General Assembly in the wake of the May 2020 police killing of George Floyd.

HARRISBURG -- The state Office of Open Records ordered the state Department of Health Thursday to provide data showing the number of medical marijuana patients by county, rejecting the agency’s argument that the information is confidential under the state’s Medical Marijuana Law.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden said Thursday that the U.S. will bolster security at its embassy in Haiti following last week’s assassination of that country’s president, but sending American troops to stabilize the country was “not on the agenda.”

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Sixteen more Valley municipalities got American Rescue Plan funding on Thursday. This time, $1.5 million will be dispersed across the four Valley counties, bringing the total to close to $10 million from the American Rescue Plan Act’s (ARPA) Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds …

MIFFLINBURG — Blueberries and Bluegrass in Mifflinburg has been a beloved event in the borough for many years. The in-person event last year was canceled due to COVID restrictions, but it will return to the Mifflinburg Community Park on Fifth Street on Friday, from 6 to 9 p.m.

MAHONING TWP. — Township supervisors voted this week to hire the accounting firm Wagner, Dreese, Elsasser & Associates, Selinsgrove, to guide the township in spending more than $400,000 in COVID-19 relief funds by the end of 2026.

DANVILLE — Borough council Tuesday night agreed to use the combined 2019 and 2021 grant money — more than $158,000 — to install handicapped-accessible curb ramps on Ferry, Pine and Church streets.

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