DANVILLE — Motivations varied among the 510 people who received a COVID-19 vaccine Saturday during a public clinic at the Montour County Administration Center.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania legislator shared on Facebook an image mocking the appearance of the state’s recently departed health secretary, Dr. Rachel Levine, a transgender woman who has been nominated to serve in the Biden administration, and then offered a general apology Saturday.
Pennsylvania Department of Health officials reported 5,785 new COVID-19 cases and 205 new virus-related deaths on Saturday.
Union-Snyder Community Action Agency and Susquehanna Valley Mediation launched a mediation program for landlords and tenants aimed at stabilizing renter households and preventing evictions.
Nearly a year to the day after the Chinese city of Wuhan went into lockdown to contain a virus that had already escaped, President Joe Biden began putting into effect a new war plan for fighting the outbreak in the U.S., Germany topped 50,000 deaths, and Britain closed in on 100,000.
LONDON (AP) — There is some evidence that a new coronavirus variant first identified in southeast England carries a higher risk of death .than the original strain, the British government’s chief scientific adviser said Friday -- though he stressed that the data is uncertain
Jennifer Storm, who has held the position since 2013, called her decision to leave at the end of the month “gut-wrenching” and said the Senate’s move was politically motivated.
HARRISBURG -- A Pennsylvania company has invented a face mask embedded with virus-killing technology that could revolutionize the way personal protective equipment is employed by reducing the need for disposable face masks.
HARRISBURG -- One day after Joe Biden took the oath of office to become the 46th President of the United States, the state House summoned the secretary of state to defend her handling of the November election.
Geisinger booked 13,000 COVID-19 vaccine appointments within four hours after the Wolf Administration expanded eligibility requirements Tuesday.
Pennsylvania followed the federal government’s lead when including smoking among the serious medical conditions that would currently qualify someone for a COVID-19 vaccination.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is moving swiftly to dismantle Donald Trump's legacy on his first day in office, signing a series of executive actions that reverse course on immigration, climate change, racial equity and the handling of the coronavirus pandemic.
Joe Biden's first speech as 46th President of the United States called for unity in confronting and defeating the challenges of the day, the virus, repairing an economy weakened by the pandemic, the scourge of racial injustice — issues that Valley legislators and stakeholders agree is critic…
The church pulpit wasn’t my intention. When young, I had better ambitions. I felt called, instead, to serve in what my religious tradition regards as the noblest and highest calling a person can receive from God: to serve the public good in government. How? Become a Navy pilot, enter politic…
Scientists are reporting troubling signs that some recent mutations of the virus that causes COVID-19 may modestly curb the effectiveness of two current vaccines, although they stress that the shots still protect against the disease.
Beginning tomorrow night, the Montour County zoning ordinance committee will hold listening/work sessions for residents of Anthony Township, Liberty Township, Mayberry Township and Washingtonville Borough on separate evenings regarding proposed Solar Energy amendments to the county zoning or…
NEW YORK (AP) — The push to inoculate Americans against the coronavirus is hitting a roadblock: A number of states are reporting they are running out of vaccine, and tens of thousands of people who managed to get appointments for a first dose are seeing them canceled.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Employees of licensed child care facilities in Pennsylvania will be eligible for a one-time, $600 grant to reward them for providing a valuable service through the pandemic, Gov. Tom Wolf's administration said Wednesday.
DANVILLE — Administrators and physicians at Geisinger have had to either initiate new health care practices or accelerate existing ones during the pandemic.
RIVERSIDE — The borough's 150th Anniversary is a few months away, but administrators are gearing up even now and fundraising, in anticipation of the celebration.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Kamala Harris broke the barrier Wednesday that has kept men at the top ranks of American power for more than two centuries when she took the oath to hold the nation's second-highest office.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump pardoned former chief strategist Steve Bannon in the final hours of his White House term as part of a flurry of clemency action that benefited more than 140 people, including rap performers, ex-members of Congress and other allies of him and his family.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden became the 46th President of the United States on Wednesday, swearing the oath of office just before noon to take the helm of a deeply divided nation while inheriting a confluence of crises arguably greater than any faced by his predecessors.
NEW YORK (AP) — A U.S. Army soldier was arrested Tuesday in Georgia on terrorism charges after he spoke online about plots to blow up New York City's 9/11 Memorial and other landmarks and attack U.S. soldiers in the Middle East, authorities said.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden predicted he would take office amid a “dark winter,” and the outlook is only getting bleaker.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin pharmacist accused of trying to defrost and spoil dozens of vials of COVID-19 vaccine was charged Tuesday with attempted misdemeanor property damage, and prosecutors warned more serious charges could follow if tests show the doses were ruined.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — In a story January 18, 2021, about the inauguration, The Associated Press erroneously reported that 200,000 small flags displayed on the National Mall were placed there to honor the nearly 400,000 Americans killed in the coronavirus pandemic. The flag were designed to rep…
The race against the virus that causes COVID-19 has taken a new turn: Mutations are rapidly popping up, and the longer it takes to vaccinate people, the more likely it is that a variant that can elude current tests, treatments and vaccines could emerge.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Inside hospital rooms across America, where the sick are alone without family to comfort them, the grim task of offering solace falls to overworked and emotionally drained hospital chaplains who are dealing with more death than they’ve ever seen.
Iraq War veteran Stacy Garrity pulled off a monumental feat in Pennsylvania this election cycle — she was elected state treasurer and, except for appellate judges, became only the ninth woman ever in Pennsylvania to hold statewide office.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden plans to unveil a sweeping immigration bill on Day One of his administration, hoping to provide an eight-year path to citizenship for an estimated 11 million people living in the U.S. without legal status, a massive reversal from the Trump administ…
NEW YORK (AP) — Coronavirus deaths are rising in nearly two-thirds of American states as a winter surge pushes the overall toll toward 400,000 amid warnings that a new, highly contagious variant is taking hold.
WASHINGTON (AP) — In his first hours as president, Joe Biden plans to take executive action to roll back some of the most controversial decisions of his predecessor and to address the raging coronavirus pandemic, his incoming chief of staff said Saturday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the fallout and increased security efforts after the attack of the U.S. Capitol by pro-Trump loyalists (all times local):
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The National Rifle Association announced Friday it has filed for bankruptcy protection and will seek to incorporate the nation’s most politically influential gun-rights group in Texas instead of New York, where a state lawsuit is trying to put the organization out of business.
Responding to warnings of potentially violent demonstrations, governors across the nation are calling out National Guard troops, declaring states of emergency and closing their capitols to the public ahead of President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration next week.
Joanne Rogers, an an accomplished concert pianist who celebrated and protected the legacy of her husband, the beloved children's TV host Mister Rogers, has died in Pittsburgh. She was 92.
RUSH TWP. — A $2.6 million state grant for rail improvements at a Riverside area soybean processor will help create 30 full-time jobs at the Northumberland County business.
DANVILLE — School officials plan to negotiate with Riverside borough leaders for the possible sale of the former Riverside Elementary School, the Danville Area School Board decided on Wednesday night.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder was charged Wednesday with willful neglect of duty after an investigation of ruinous decisions that left Flint with lead-contaminated water and a regional outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump was impeached by the U.S. House for a historic second time Wednesday, charged with “incitement of insurrection” over the deadly mob siege of the Capitol in a swift and stunning collapse of his final days in office.
The financial devastation of the pandemic and its economic shutdowns may strain school finances long after the vaccinations allow schools to return to normal operations, school officials said Wednesday.
Geisinger Medical Center
- Young American wants to help others through medicine
- Reflecting on legacy of Dr. King
- Task force launched to seek COVID-19 vaccine equity in Valley
- 20,000 COVID-19 vaccines dispensed by Geisinger; 4,000 employees fully vaccinated
- Geisinger opens vaccine clinics as access expands
- Geisinger expands vaccine program to health care providers outside its network
- Ryu: Hospitalizations climbing at Geisinger, vaccine and vigilance could end pandemic
- Fire burned 7 trying to stay warm at bonfire
- UDPATE 230 new COVID deaths in Pa.; 362 new cases in Valley
- Montour adds 187 new cases in a day
- Ideas for connecting to loved ones home alone or in nursing care facilities
- Be part of the solution, not the problem
- COVID-19 vaccinations begin this week at Valley hospitals
- State surges passed 6,000 COVID hospitalizations, nears 500,000 total cases
- Watchers make sure Geisinger front-line workers are also caring for themselves
- Teen’s hospital assault case sent to county court
- Assault, harassment charges from hospital incident withdrawn
- Danville area police and court brief for Monday, May 2
- Police chief in huffing case may plea
- Felon gun theft defendant will face county court
- Police: Sunbury man had 1.2 pounds of spice
- Police: Driver in crash on morphine
- NCSTU resident faces assault charge
- Man, 18, charged with stealing milk, cough medicine
- Montour County police reports for Tuesday, March 15
- Police: Man lied about stealing milk
- Flashing brake lights led to Danville DUI arrest
- Danville police briefs for Monday, March 14
- Danville police briefs for Friday, March 11
- Danville police brief for Thursday, March 10
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