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Congressman Keller urges President Biden to reconsider attack against America’s energy industry

Washington, D.C. – Today members of the House Energy Action Team—who represent districts with significant energy infrastructure—sent a letter calling on President Biden to reverse his shortsighted orders dismantling domestic energy production. The letter highlights the important role that America’s energy industry plays in shaping national security, securing a leadership … [Read More...]

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Congressman Keller urges President Biden to reconsider attack against America’s energy industry

Washington, D.C. – Today members of the House Energy Action Team—who represent districts with significant energy infrastructure—sent a letter calling on President … [Read More...]

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Lycoming basketball, wrestling schedules released

Story Links MEN'S BASKETBALL SCHEDULE WOMEN'S BASKETBALL SCHEDULE WRESTLING SCHEDULE WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – The Lycoming College basketball and wrestling … [Read More...]

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Congressman Keller urges President Biden to reconsider attack against America’s energy industry

Washington, D.C. – Today members of the House Energy Action Team—who represent districts with significant energy infrastructure—sent a letter calling on President Biden to reverse his shortsighted orders dismantling domestic energy production. The letter … [Read More...]

Lycoming basketball, wrestling schedules released

Story Links MEN'S BASKETBALL SCHEDULE WOMEN'S BASKETBALL SCHEDULE WRESTLING SCHEDULE WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – The Lycoming College basketball and wrestling teams will return to action during the second week of February, as the Middle Atlantic … [Read More...]

DOH: Prevention, Diagnosis, Treatment and Response are Keys to Decreasing New Cases of HIV

Harrisburg, PA – Department of Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine today highlighted the importance of routine HIV testing for Pennsylvanians who are sexually active, as nearly 40 percent of new HIV infections are transmitted by people who do not know they have … [Read More...]

DOH Asks Pennsylvanians for Feedback on State Health Assessment, One Week Left to Comment

Harrisburg, PA – Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine today reminded residents that there is one week left to comment on the department’s State Health Assessment (SHA), which was created based on the health of Pennsylvanians and will help improve overall … [Read More...]

Wolf Administration Expands Testing Sites Across the Commonwealth

Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf and Director of Testing and Contact Tracing Michael Huff today announced the extension of the Department of Health’s contract with AMI Expeditionary Healthcare (AMI) to provide COVID-19 testing in five regions across … [Read More...]

Revenue Department Releases November 2020 Collections

Harrisburg, PA — Pennsylvania collected $2.3 billion in General Fund revenue in November, Revenue Secretary Dan Hassell reported today. Fiscal year-to-date General Fund collections total $14.8 billion. November collection data does not include a comparison … [Read More...]

Wolf Admin. Reminds Pennsylvanians Experiencing Anxiety, Loneliness, Stress During the Holiday Season That They Are Not Alone, Encourages Active Duty Military and Veterans Needing Help to Use Support Resources and Networks

Harrisburg, PA – The Wolf Administration today shared resources for people struggling with anxiety, depression, loneliness, isolation, and other stressors this holiday season. The holidays can be both a time of joy and a period of stress for people, and people … [Read More...]

Congressman Keller announces childhood development grant for Bradford, Tioga counties

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) today announced the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has awarded a grant to Bradford-Tioga Head Start. A grant in the amount of $1,638,062 will be administered by HHS to support childhood … [Read More...]

December 1, 2020 – Department of Health Report

Forty three (43) new cases added Tuesday in Lycoming County now at 2,243 cases, no new deaths, 38 total deaths, with 19,210 negatives according to DOH report. Department of Health Provides Update on COVID-19: 4,631 Patients Hospitalized and 970 Patients in … [Read More...]

DOH Highlights Resources, Shares Ways to Support Pennsylvanians Living with Epilepsy

Harrisburg, PA – Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine today highlighted resources for those diagnosed with epilepsy and shared ways to help someone cope with this medical condition, and aid someone experiencing a seizure. “Epilepsy is a disorder of the … [Read More...]

Gov. Wolf Signs HB 770, Vetoes HB 21 and HB 1737

Harrisburg, Pa. – Today, Governor Tom Wolf signed into law House Bill 770, which updates requirements regarding the education, training and registration of pharmacy technicians and permits pharmacies and pharmacists in Pennsylvania to order and perform certain … [Read More...]

DOH Nov. 15-21 Update on COVID-19 Investigations, Contact Tracing, Monitoring Efforts: Pennsylvanians Urged to “Answer the Call” and Download the COVID App

Harrisburg, PA – The Department of Health today shared its weekly update on Pennsylvania’s COVID-19 case investigation and contact tracing data and encouraged Pennsylvanians to download the COVID Alert PA app to aid in contact tracing efforts. “As we … [Read More...]

State Police Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement November 27-29: 314 Compliance Checks; 10 Notices of Violation

  Harrisburg, PA – Pennsylvania State Police Liquor Control Enforcement Officers visited 314 licensed liquor establishments from Friday, November 27 through Sunday, November 29 to ensure businesses are abiding by COVID-19 mitigation requirements that include … [Read More...]

Pennsylvania COVID-19 Early Warning Monitoring Dashboard Update for Nov. 20 – Nov. 26: Case Increases Top 41,000; Percent Positivity at 11.7% and 66 Counties with Substantial Transmission

Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf and Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine today released a weekly status update detailing the state’s mitigation efforts based on the COVID-19 Early Warning Monitoring System Dashboard, highlighting a seven-day case increase … [Read More...]

Wolf Admin. Awards $3 Million in Funding to Protect Pennsylvanians Experiencing Homelessness This Winter  

Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced that $3 million in grant funding has been awarded to 15 municipalities and organizations spanning 20 counties to assist Pennsylvanians currently experiencing homelessness. “All Pennsylvanians are entitled … [Read More...]

Pennsylvanians Age 13 and Older Can Add Their Phone to the Fight

Harrisburg, PA – Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine and Acting Secretary of Education Noe Ortega today announced that, with parental or guardian permission, Pennsylvanians age 13 to 17 can now add their phone to the fight and download the COVID Alert PA app … [Read More...]

November 30, 2020 – Department of Health Report

One hundred thirty three (133) new cases added Sunday and Monday in Lycoming County now at 2,200 cases, no new deaths, 38 total deaths, with 19,199 negatives according to DOH report. Department of Health Provides Update on COVID-19: 4,405 Patients … [Read More...]

Wolf Admin. Secures $16 Million Pennsylvania Farm Bill, Highlights 2019 Programs that Aided PA Farmers through Pandemic

Harrisburg, PA – Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding today applauded the state legislature for once again funding Governor Tom Wolf’s Pennsylvania Farm Bill in the 2020-21 Pennsylvania Budget. The first-ever Pennsylvania Farm Bill was signed into law in July … [Read More...]

Crosscutters Continue Affiliation with Major League Baseball in New MLB Draft League

Major League Baseball in conjunction with Prep Baseball Report (PBR) have announced the formation of the all-new MLB Draft League set to launch in 2021. The league, which will include the Williamsport Crosscutters, becomes the first in the country focused on … [Read More...]

MLB ANNOUNCES NEW “MLB DRAFT LEAGUE”

First-of-Its-Kind MLB Draft League to Launch in Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia and New Jersey  Plan Retains High-Level Baseball in These Communities for the Long-Term Major League Baseball, Prep Baseball Report (PBR), and five founding members today … [Read More...]

OP-ED: Getting Slaughtered

The following is an opinion editorial authored by Todd Bartley, TalkWilliamsport.com, news@TalkWilliamsport.com. When "OPINION: Campana Created Slaughter, Beiter May Pay The Price", was published in late October 2019, it was in the context of Mayoral … [Read More...]

November 28, 2020 – Department of Health Report

Eighty five (85) new cases added Saturday in Lycoming County now at 2,067 cases, 2 new deaths, 38 total deaths, with 18,934 negatives according to DOH report. Department of Health Provides Update on COVID-19:  4,114 Patients Hospitalized and 864 Patients in … [Read More...]

State Police Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement November 23-26: 746 Compliance Checks; 22 Notices of Violation

  Harrisburg, PA – Pennsylvania State Police Liquor Control Enforcement Officers visited 746 licensed liquor establishments from Monday, November 23 through Thursday, November 26 to ensure businesses are abiding by COVID-19 mitigation requirements that … [Read More...]

November 27, 2020 – Department of Health Report

Fifty seven (57) new cases added Friday in Lycoming County now at 1,982 cases, no new deaths, 36 total deaths, with 18,934 negatives according to DOH report. Department of Health Provides Update on COVID-19: 4,087 Patients Hospitalized and 877 Patients in … [Read More...]

November 26, 2020 – Department of Health Report

Eighty five (85) new cases added Thursday in Lycoming County now at 1,925 cases, no new deaths, 36 total deaths, with 18,934 negatives according to DOH report. Department of Health Provides Update on COVID-19: 4,087 Patients Hospitalized and 877 Patients in … [Read More...]

Dept. of Agriculture Releases COVID-19 Restaurant Enforcement Actions, November 16 – November 22

  Harrisburg, PA – The Department of Agriculture today released data related to COVID-19 restaurant enforcement actions from November 16 through November 22, 2020. The information is specific to COVID-19 mitigation requirements for restaurants including … [Read More...]

Wolf Administration to Use Wireless Emergency Alert System for COVID-19 Messaging 

Harrisburg, PA – Today, the Wolf Administration will begin using the national Wireless Emergency Alert (WEA) system to provide important public messages about the COVID-19 pandemic. WEA is a national public safety system that allows customers who own … [Read More...]

STATEMENT FROM THE BALTIMORE RAVENS

We appreciate the NFL for its diligence in working closely with us to ensure the well-being of players, coaches and staff from both the Baltimore Ravens and Pittsburgh Steelers organizations. Protecting the health and safety of each team, in addition to our … [Read More...]

Pennsylvanians Encouraged To Shop Virtual, Curbside This Holiday Season 

Harrisburg, PA – Today, Department of Community of Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin encouraged Pennsylvanians to support local businesses safely this year by only shopping virtually and utilizing curbside pickup options. “Black Friday is … [Read More...]

Gov. Wolf Signs Bills into Law, Vetoes Bills that Put Public Health at Risk

Harrisburg, Pa. – Today, Governor Tom Wolf signed into law House bills 30, 64, 616, 777, 862, 941, 942, 1342, 1534, 1538, 1617, 1662, 1808, 1962, 2233, 2293 and 2296 and Senate bills 835, 983, 1193, 1214, 1216, 1241, 1268 and 1309. House Bill 30, which … [Read More...]

November 25, 2020 – Department of Health Report

Forty seven (47) new cases added Wednesday in Lycoming County now at 1,840 cases, one new death, 36 total deaths, with 18,635 negatives according to DOH report. Department of Health Provides Update on COVID-19: 3,897 Patients Hospitalized and 826 Patients … [Read More...]

Governor Wolf Signs Renewal to COVID-19 Disaster Declaration

Harrisburg, PA – Yesterday Governor Tom Wolf signed a third renewal of his 90-day Proclamation of Disaster Emergency for the COVID-19 pandemic. The first proclamation was signed on March 6, following the announcement of the first two presumptive positive cases … [Read More...]

SEDA-COG welcomes new staff

SEDA-Council of Governments (SEDA-COG) welcomed new staff in November. Frankie Hockenbrocht joined SEDA-COG Nov. 24 as a program analyst for the Economic Development department. Hockenbrocht has over five years of experience in project management, … [Read More...]

PA Announces Pilot Program for Students Enrolled in Cosmetology and Barbering Career and Technical Education Programs

Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Departments of State and Education today announced that they are launching a pilot program to provide additional opportunities for students in cosmetology and barber Career and Technical Center (CTC) programs to earn … [Read More...]

Holiday Season great time to support Pennsylvania’s Heroes

Monetary donations are tax-deductible Annville, PA – In the spirit of the holiday season, the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA) reminds Pennsylvanians that this is a great time to give to programs that support the commonwealth’s nearly … [Read More...]

Wolf Admin. Provides COVID-19 Testing Update, Reinforces Need for Those with Positive Result to Participate in Contact Tracing

Harrisburg, PA -- Michael Huff, Director of Testing and Contact Tracing for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, presented an update today on the commonwealth’s COVID-19 testing and contact tracing efforts, emphasizing the need to prioritize case investigations … [Read More...]

DOH Announces Week-Seven Rapid Antigen Test Card Distributions Across the Commonwealth 

Harrisburg, PA – The Wolf Administration today began distribution of the seventh allotment of COVID-19 antigen test kits provided by the federal government to Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA)-certified institutions in Bucks, Juniata, Mercer … [Read More...]

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