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Fire forces hospital evacuation

LOCK HAVEN - UPMC Lock Haven Hospital on Cree Drive was evacuated Thursday night, with all the patients taken to a safe area after fire broke out in the boiler room about 9 p.m. A hospital spokesman said maintenance crews were working at the boiler room earlier today sealing an old passageway, ...

Wolf: Restaurants can increase capacity to 50 percent Sept. 21

HARRISBURG - Governor Tom Wolf today announced that restaurants may increase indoor occupancy to 50 percent starting September 21. To ensure that these businesses operate safely as Pennsylvania continues to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, and to instill customers and employees with confidence ...

Clinton remains steady; Centre up 12 COVID-19 cases

Clinton County county didn't add new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Health. Since the outbreak first began there have been 160 total cases of COVID-19 in the county. Of those 143 are confirmed and 17 are probable. So far 3,681 people have tested ...

City to close facilities under ‘moderately high’ virus risk

LOCK HAVEN - Lock Haven City Manager Gregory Wilson issued the following statement regarding the city's COVID-19 infection rate and the closure of city owned property: "On July 20, 2020, City Council enacted Resolution 1586 amending Resolution 1368 enacted March 18, 2020 proclaiming a State ...

Clinton up 3; Centre adds 37 COVID-19 cases

Clinton County county three new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Health. Since the outbreak first began there have been 150 total cases of COVID-19 in the county. Of those 134 are confirmed and 16 are probable. So far 3,584 people have tested negative ...

Centre DA: County sees spike in overdoses

BELLEFONTE - Since August, Centre County police agencies have responded to at least 11 overdose calls. Responding agencies included Pennsylvania State Police, Bellefonte Police, Patton Township Police, Ferguson Township Police and State College Police. Of those 11 overdose calls, three have ...

Clinton up 6; Centre adds 47 new COVID-19 cases

Clinton County added six new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Health. Since the outbreak first began there have been 143 total cases of COVID-19 in the county. Of those 127 are confirmed and 16 are probable. So far 3,539 people have tested negative ...

LHU reports 32 additional COVID-19 positives Tuesday

LOCK HAVEN - Lock Haven University reported 40 total positive cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday afternoon, an uptick of 32 cases since school began on Monday, Aug. 24. So far 822 students and staff have received asymptomatic testing with 781 testing negative for the virus. As it stands there is a ...

Clinton adds 1; Centre up 17 COVID-19 cases

One new case of COVID-19 was reported in Clinton County on Monday, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Health. Since the outbreak first began there have been 136 total cases of COVID-19 in the county. Of those 120 are confirmed and 16 are probable. So far 3,501 people have tested ...

Clinton up 1; Centre adds 9 COVID-19 cases

One new case of COVID-19 was reported in Clinton County on Friday, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Health. Since the outbreak first began there have been 132 total cases of COVID-19 in the county. Of those 117 are confirmed and 15 are probable. So far 3,446 people have tested ...

Clinton up 1; Centre adds 4 cases of COVID-19

One new case of COVID-19 was reported in Clinton County on Thursday, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Health. Since the outbreak first began there have been 131 total cases of COVID-19 in the county. Of those 116 are confirmed and 15 are probable. So far 3,351 people have tested ...

Multiple fire crews respond to garage fire in Wayne Township

McELHATTAN - Area fire companies have responded to a garage fire that has spread into the woods behind a property along Cox Lane in Wayne Township. Numerous fire companies have been called as a request went out for more man power. Initial reports from the scene indicate the fire started in ...

Two test positive for COVID-19 at LHU

LOCK HAVEN - Two positive cases of coronavirus were confirmed today at Lock Haven University. Last Thursday the university began testing students and staff as they arrived at the university for the fall semester, which officially began Monday. On Monday, LHU President Dr. Robert Pignatello ...

Clinton unchanged; Centre adds 2 cases of COVID-19

No new cases of COVID-19 were added in Clinton County on Wednesday, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Health. Since the outbreak first began there have been 130 total cases of COVID-19 in the county. Of those 115 are confirmed and 15 are probable. So far 3,282 people have tested ...

Wolf asks lawmakers to legalize pot, spend virus funds

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Gov. Tom Wolf on Tuesday asked lawmakers to send him a bill to legalize the recreational use of marijuana, and outlined how he thinks the state should spend more than $1.3 billion left in federal coronavirus relief funds during what's left of lawmakers' two-year ...

Woodward Township house fire electrical

LOCK HAVEN - A state police fire marshal has ruled the cause of a severe house fire Wednesday morning electrical in nature, according to property owner Fred Lingle. Lingle said Trooper Ben Campana met with the insurance adjuster and himself on Thursday and determined the fire started near the ...

No new COVID-19 cases in Clinton County

No new cases of COVID-19 were added in Clinton County on Friday, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Health. Since the outbreak first began there have been 129 total cases of COVID-19 in the county. Of those 114 are confirmed and 15 are probable. So far 3,018 people have tested ...

DEP: Clinton among 16 counties in drought watch

HARRISBURG - Clinton County is among 16 counties placed in a drought watch by the Department of Environmental Protection Friday. After a meeting of the Commonwealth Drought Task Force, DEP declared a drought watch for: Armstrong, Blair, Butler, Cambria, Cameron, Centre, Clearfield, Clinton, ...

PIAA clears fall school sports to begin

The governing body for Pennsylvania interscholastic sports decided Friday to move forward with the fall season, rejecting the governor’s recommendation that all youth sports be postponed until 2021 to help stop the spread of the coronavirus. The board of the Pennsylvania Interscholastic ...

Clinton, Centre, Lycoming add one new COVID-19 case each

Clinton County added one new case of COVID-19 on Thursday, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Health. Since the outbreak first began there have been 129 total cases of COVID-19 in the county. Of those 114 are confirmed and 15 are probable. So far 2,984 people have tested negative to ...