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URGENT: White House COVID-19 Thursday Press Briefing

Coming up at 5:00 p.m. News Talk 104.1 & 1600 WEJS will carry the White House Coronavirus Task Force Press Conference. The White House Coronavirus Task Force is available online here. … [Read More...]

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URGENT: White House COVID-19 Thursday Press Briefing

Coming up at 5:00 p.m. News Talk 104.1 & 1600 WEJS will carry the White House Coronavirus Task Force Press Conference. The White House Coronavirus Task Force is … [Read More...]

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Where was I when the sports world stopped?

The day the sports world stopped, I was preparing to broadcast what would have been the last college basketball game of the year. However, the coronavirus … [Read More...]

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URGENT: White House COVID-19 Thursday Press Briefing

Coming up at 5:00 p.m. News Talk 104.1 & 1600 WEJS will carry the White House Coronavirus Task Force Press Conference. The White House Coronavirus Task Force is available online here. … [Read More...]

Where was I when the sports world stopped?

The day the sports world stopped, I was preparing to broadcast what would have been the last college basketball game of the year. However, the coronavirus (COVID-19) changed everything for everyone that day. It was a fairly normal Thursday game day in … [Read More...]

Sec. Levine Responds to News Talk 104.1 on Thursday

During a Thursday afternoon press conference, Pennsylvania Secretary of Health, Dr. Rachel Levine answered questions, several of which were posed by News Talk 104.1. The responses of Secretary of Health, Dr. Rachel Levine are available by clicking the audio … [Read More...]

UPDATE: Sec. Levine Thursday COVID-19 update at 2 p.m.

Harrisburg, PA – Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine will provide an update on the impacts of COVID-19 in Pennsylvania at 2 p.m. today, April 2, 2020. News Talk 104.1 & 1600 WEJS will carry the event live. … [Read More...]

Lycoming County Courts Close to the Public through April 30

On Thursday, the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania extended all Pennsylvania Court closures from April 14, 2020 to at least April 30, 2020. Pennsylvania courts – including all Lycoming County Courts – are generally CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC for non-essential … [Read More...]

Dept. of Agriculture: COVID-19 Not Transmissible through Food, Supply Chain is Secure

Harrisburg, PA – Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding and Department of Agriculture Food Safety Director Jeff Warner today assured Pennsylvanians that there is no evidence that human or animal food or food packaging is associated with transmission of … [Read More...]

Wolf Admin: Business Exemption Submission Period Ends Friday, April 3

Harrisburg, PA — Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin announced that the exemption application process for businesses created in response to Governor Tom Wolf and Department of Health Secretary Dr. Rachel … [Read More...]

UPMC and Pitt Researchers Developing COVID-19 Vaccine

During a Thursday morning announcement, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine scientists discussed a potential vaccine against SARS-CoV-2, the new coronavirus causing the COVID-19 pandemic. The study, which appears in The Lancet’s EBioMedicine, is the … [Read More...]

URGENT: 1,211 New Positives Bring PA Total to 7,016, with 90 deaths

Department of Health Provides Update on COVID-19, 1,211 New Positives Bring Statewide Total to 7,016 Harrisburg, PA- The Pennsylvania Department of Health today confirmed as of 12:00 a.m., April 2, that there are 1,211 additional positive cases of COVID-19, … [Read More...]

Congressman Keller comments on inmate at USP Canaan being diagnosed with COVID-19

Congressman Fred Keller comments on inmate at USP Canaan being diagnosed with COVID-19 Again calls on Bureau of Prisons to halt inmate movement Washington, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) Thursday commented on an inmate at USP Canaan being diagnosed … [Read More...]

PA Waives Spay/Neuter Requirement for Adoptions, Conserves PPE for Human Healthcare Professionals

Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture announced today that in an effort to conserve personal protective equipment (PPE) for human healthcare workers, the Pennsylvania Dog Law that requires shelters and rescues to spay/neuter dogs and cats … [Read More...]

EXCLUSIVE: Gov. Wolf responds to News Talk 104.1 on Senate Letter regarding business closure order

Governor Wolf on Wednesday evening responded to News Talk 104.1 on the letter he received from a number of Pennsylvania State Senators (including Senator Yaw) earlier today regarding the business closure "Order." During a 3 p.m. press conference with Health … [Read More...]

URGENT: White House COVID-19 Wednesday Press Briefing

Coming up at 5:00 p.m. News Talk 104.1 & 1600 WEJS will carry the White House Coronavirus Task Force Press Conference. The White House Coronavirus Task Force is available online here. … [Read More...]

State Senator Yaw reacts to Statewide “Stay-At-Home” Order

Sen. Yaw:  Governor’s “Stay-At-Home” Order Extended Statewide HARRISBURG – Governor Wolf has issued a statewide “stay-at-home” order for all counties in Pennsylvania in order to limit the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus, according to state Sen. Gene Yaw … [Read More...]

UPDATE: Sec. Levine responds to News Talk 104.1 on Wednesday

During a Wednesday afternoon press conference, Pennsylvania Secretary of Health, Dr. Rachel Levine answered questions, several of which were posed by News Talk 104.1. The responses of Secretary of Health, Dr. Rachel Levine are available by clicking the … [Read More...]

URGENT: Gov. Wolf, Sec. of Health: PA Stay-at-Home Order Begins 8 PM Tonight

Gov. Wolf, Sec. of Health: Pennsylvania on Statewide Stay-at-Home Order Beginning at 8 PM Tonight, “Most Prudent Option to Stop the Spread” Governor Wolf’s Order Secretary of Health’s Order Stay at Home Guidance Industry Operation Guidance Harrisburg, … [Read More...]

HAPPENING NOW: Governor Wolf Announces“Stay at Home” Order

Governor Wolf Announces a “Stay at Home” Order for all Pennsylvanians. … [Read More...]

PA State Senators send Gov. Wolf letter on business closures

Pennsylvania State Senator Gene Yaw shared on social media moments ago a letter multiple Senators sent to Governor Tom Wolf today urging him to "start working with business leaders and health experts to develop appropriate guidelines for addressing current … [Read More...]

BREAKING NEWS: Governor Wolf puts PA under “Stay at Home” Order

At a 3 p.m. press conference this afternoon Governor Tom Wolf will announce a Stay at Home Order for all of Pennsylvania. Clinton and Sullivan Counties have remained COVID-19 case free to date according to the Pennsylvania Department of Health. The … [Read More...]

BREAKING NEWS: Lycoming County adds a seventh COVID-19 case

According to the Pennsylvania Department of Health COVID-19 case update on Wednesday, Lycoming County now has a seventh confirmed positive case of COVID-19. Local counties as noted below that have at least one positive COVID-19 case confirmed. Tioga … [Read More...]

URGENT: 962 New Positives Bring PA Total to 5,805 and 74 deaths

Department of Health Provides Update on COVID-19, 962 New Positives Bring Statewide Total to 5,805 Harrisburg, PA- The Pennsylvania Department of Health today confirmed as of 12:00 a.m., April 1, that there are 962 additional positive cases of COVID-19, … [Read More...]

Wolf Admin. – Outlets to report abuse or neglect are still operational

Wolf Administration Reminds Pennsylvanians that Child and Adult Protective Services, Domestic Violence and Rape Crisis Programs are Still Operating During COVID-19 Mitigation  Harrisburg, PA – The Department of Human Services (DHS) is reminding Pennsylvanians … [Read More...]

Wimbledon Canceled – Moved to 2021

On Wednesday morning it was announced that Wimbledon has been canceled and will resume in 2021. The formal announcement is available here. … [Read More...]

UPDATE: Sec. Levine responds to News Talk 104.1 Tuesday

During a Tuesday afternoon press conference, Pennsylvania Secretary of Health, Dr. Rachel Levine answered questions, several of which were posed by News Talk 104.1. The responses of Secretary of Health, Dr. Rachel Levine are available by clicking the audio … [Read More...]

PA Attorney General Josh Shapiro on Hugh Hewitt Show

photo courtesy: attorneygeneral.gov This morning Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro was a guest on the Hugh Hewitt Show on News Talk 104.1 & 1600 WEJS where they had a discussion on the coronavirus and the Keystone State. The interview is … [Read More...]

EXCLUSIVE: Legal Battle Over Gov. Wolf Business Closure Order Heats Up

On Tuesday morning, attorneys representing six Petitioners filed a brief in the Middle District of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, in a case challenging the Executive Order issued by Governor Tom Wolf and Secretary of Health, Dr. Rachel Levine on March 19, … [Read More...]

Congressman Keller reacts to Bureau of Prisons’ Updated Action Plan

Says mitigation changes are significant, but must stop all inmate movement Washington, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) Tuesday responded to the Federal Bureau of Prisons’ (BOP) release of its Phase 5 Action Plan, which will further reduce inmate … [Read More...]

BREAKING NEWS: President Trump Extends COVID-19 Social Distancing until April 30

President Trump on Tuesday evening extended the COVID-19 social distancing guidance until April 30. The extended date and guidance is to slow the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in the United States. Story Developing. … [Read More...]

URGENT: White House COVID-19 Tuesday Press Briefing

Coming up at 5:00 p.m. News Talk 104.1 & 1600 WEJS will carry the White House Coronavirus Task Force Press Conference. The White House Coronavirus Task Force is available online here. … [Read More...]

Congressman Keller introduces PANDEMIC Act to stop inmate movement across federal prison system

Congressman Fred Keller introduces PANDEMIC Act to stop inmate movement across federal prison system Bill would halt inmate movement during COVID-19 national emergency Washington, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) Tuesday introduced the Pausing All New … [Read More...]

Congressman Fred Keller, Corrections Officer Union President Shane Fausey to hold COVID-19 tele-townhall for corrections officers

Tele-town hall will focus on efforts to keep corrections officers and community members safe from COVID-19 spread in federal prison facilities. WHO: • Congressman Fred Keller (PA-12) • Shane Fausey, National President, Council of Prisons Local … [Read More...]

Lycoming County Suspends Recycling Drop-Offs and Curbside Collections until Further Notice

Lycoming County Recycling Drop-Offs and Curbside Collections Suspension Continues until Further Notice (County-wide) Lycoming County – To continue to protect the health of the public and the County employees during the COVID-19 epidemic, the Lycoming … [Read More...]

EXCLUSIVE: Horizon FCU President & CEO Updates Available COVID-19 Relief Programs

Justin Howard, President & CEO, Horizon Federal Credit Union joined News Talk 104.1 General Manager Todd Bartley for an interview. Howard provides insight into banking options for individuals and businesses in light of the Disaster Relief Funding … [Read More...]

Gov. Wolf: Early Refill Availability for Prescriptions for Medicaid Recipients

Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that the Department of Human Services (DHS) has directed the state’s Medicaid Managed Care Organizations (MCOs) to let Medicaid recipients obtain early refills of all prescriptions at their pharmacy … [Read More...]

UPDATE: Sec. Levine Tuesday COVID-19 update at 2 p.m.

Harrisburg, PA – Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine will provide an update on the impacts of COVID-19 in Pennsylvania at 2 p.m. today, March 31. News Talk 104.1 & 1600 WEJS will carry the event live. … [Read More...]

IRS and U.S. Treasury – Economic Impact Payments will begin in the next three weeks

The IRS and the U.S. Treasury announce that the distribution of economic impact payments will begin in the next three weeks. Eligible people who filed taxes for 2019 or 2018 will automatically get an economic impact payment from IRS. Some people who … [Read More...]

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