J.T. Sciascia is the Emergency Services nurse manager at Washington Health System Washington Hospital, where he has worked for nearly nine years.
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Pennsylvania reported the highest single-day number of new COVID-19 cases Friday since the pandemic was first noticed in the state in March.
A proposal from Gov. Tom Wolf to waive next year’s liquor license fee is being viewed as a “lifeline” by some restaurant owners, while others say it falls well short of what is needed to keep them afloat during the pandemic.
Pennsylvania reported one of the highest numbers of new COVID-19 cases Thursday since the pandemic began in March, partly due to a delay in reporting from a laboratory.
Bar and restaurant owners say they’re struggling to enforce all of Gov. Tom Wolf’s COVID-19 restrictions at their establishments, especially the guidelines requiring customers to wear facemasks whenever they’re not seated.
Domestic violence call lines were "eerily quiet" during stay-at-home orders in March and April, then skyrocketed, said state officials.
Washington County had two new COVID-19 deaths Wednesday, while Allegheny County recorded 10 additional fatalities associated with the disease.
CHROME Federal Credit Union and Chartiers-Houston High School are teaming up to host a blood drive from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 30 at CHROME’s branch on Racetrack Road, Meadow Lands.
Gov. Tom Wolf made a plea to the public Monday to wear masks and practice social distancing during a statewide resurgence in COVID-19 cases.
One day after reporting its second-highest COVID-19 case count since the beginning of the pandemic, Pennsylvania reported another 1,269 new cases Sunday.
Pennsylvania has reported 1,857 new COVID-19 cases, the second-highest single-day total since the beginning of the pandemic. This report comes only days after officials said the commonwealth was seeing a “fall resurgence" of the coronavirus.
The disappearance of pensions means workers should start saving for retirement early, Gary Boatman writes in his weekly Your Financial Future column.
Pennsylvania marked its 10th straight day Thursday with new daily COVID-19 cases in four digits as the state prepares for a fall resurgence of the virus.
The ID.me system, implemented in Pennsylvania last week to dissuade unemployment compensation fraud, has gotten an early thumb’s up from Labor & Industry officials.
The poker room at the Meadows Racetrack & Casino, closed since March because of the pandemic, will reopen Oct. 23. Its employees will return then as well.
Washington's gasoline prices remain among the lowest in Western Pennsylvania, where the cost in most areas holds steady, according to AAA East Central.
The Pennsylvania Department of Health reported 42 new deaths attributed to COVID-19 and 2,908 new cases of the virus statewide over the weekend.
The Martin Family is “udderly” delighted about the newest venture at its Linden Creek Dairy Farm: bottling and selling creamline milk.
Washington County has sent information to municipalities, police departments and paid fire departments on how they can apply for funding under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act, known as CARES.
Gov. Tom Wolf issued a concern Thursday about a recent rise in daily COVID-19 cases, saying they could be traced to colleges and universities.
Allegheny County has seen another week of lower, steady numbers of new COVID-19 cases, something that was credited to the public’s cooperation with mask-wearing and social distancing.
A substitute teacher shortage that began long before the COVID-19 pandemic started has left school districts scrambling.
Washington and Greene counties each reported new cases of coronavirus over the weekend, but no new deaths.