Last Updated: March 30, 2020 - 12:24pm
The number of reported cases of the new coronavirus in the region spiked in Monday’s state report.
Montour County, home to Danville’s Geisinger Medical Center, reported 10 county... READ MORE »
Last Updated: March 27, 2020 - 7:11pm
Luzerne County on Friday was added to the list of Pennsylvania counties under Gov. Tom Wolf’s “stay at home” order after the county recorded its second coronavirus death in three days,... READ MORE »
Last Updated: March 27, 2020 - 7:33pm
MAHONING TWP. — Vandals tore up sports fields at the Hess Recreation Area here sometime late Thursday or early Friday, with what appears to be one truck and one car, police say.
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Last Updated: March 26, 2020 - 4:17pm
BERWICK — Berwick Hospital confirmed Thursday it has treated its first patient testing positive for the new coronavirus.
That infected patient was separated from non-infected... READ MORE »
Last Updated: March 25, 2020 - 5:45pm
WILKES-BARRE -- A 70-year-old Luzerne County man is the area's first confirmed death from the new coronavirus strain. Officials said he recently traveled outside the country and had pre-... READ MORE »
Last Updated: March 24, 2020 - 1:40pm
HARRISBURG — The most recent numbers from the Department of Health show an increase in confirmed cases of the new coronavirus in Luzerne County, as well as new cases in Montour County.... READ MORE »
Last Updated: March 23, 2020 - 3:07pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Gov. Tom Wolf on Monday ordered residents of Pennsylvania's hardest-hit areas to stay home for at least two weeks to help combat the spread of the new coronavirus... READ MORE »
Last Updated: March 22, 2020 - 12:36pm
HARRISBURG — Columbia County now has one confirmed case of the new coronavirus strain, while Montour County remains at one case as well.
Luzerne jumped from six to seven cases... READ MORE »
Last Updated: March 21, 2020 - 12:36pm
DANVILLE — The state says that Montour County has a patient with the new coronavirus.
In numbers released at noon Saturday, Montour County had one of the 371 positive test results... READ MORE »
Last Updated: March 19, 2020 - 5:55pm
Last Updated: March 18, 2020 - 7:37pm
Courts at all levels are closing statewide starting Friday, except for a few urgent functions, as state Supreme Court declared a judicial emergency Wednesday night.
The closure... READ MORE »
Last Updated: March 18, 2020 - 6:01pm
DANVILLE — The three patients “presumed positive” for the coronavirus that Geisinger health systems says it has treated were outside the area, according to the latest numbers the state... READ MORE »
Last Updated: March 17, 2020 - 8:11pm
Geisinger confirmed Tuesday that its hospitals have had three patients with presumed positive results for the virus that causes COVID-19 , but details were scarce.
In a press... READ MORE »
Last Updated: March 17, 2020 - 4:58pm
DANVILLE — Geisinger emergency doctor Doug Kupas predicts it’s only a matter of time until Columbia and Montour counties confirm their first cases of coronavirus.
“We should all... READ MORE »