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In order to accommodate customers ages 60 and older, individuals who are immune-compromised and those with other challenges, Giant Eagle and Market District stores will open one hour early on select days.
The Pennsylvania Department of Education is canceling its statewide standardized tests – the PSSA and Keystone exams – for the 2019-20 school year as a result of COVID-19.
Meal delivery and takeout services have replaced the sit-down meals at senior centers across the state in efforts to prevent the further spread of coronavirus.
Stocks are holding on to gains after a wobbly day on Wall Street Thursday amid cautious optimism among investors that emergency action by the U.S. government and central banks will cushion the global economy from a looming recession caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
The Pitt-Johnstown Athletics Hall of Fame banquet scheduled for April 18 has been postponed due to concerns about the COVID-19 pandemic.
Another 52 patients have tested positive for coronavirus, bringing the state's total to 185 confirmed cases, the Pennsylvania Department of Health announced Thursday.
This Week's Circulars
Jo Ann (Gabriel) Leper, 77, of Pottstown, formerly of Johnstown, wife of the late Eugene Samuel Leper, passed away Wednesday March 25, 2020 at the Pottstown Hospital. View obituaries or send condolences at www.catagnusfuneralhomes.com
Thomas, 82, of Westmont. (FRANK DUCA FUNERAL HOME, WESTMONT CHAPEL).
Janice Marie, 73, passed away March 26, 2020. She was born April 3, 1946 in Windber, PA. Janice is survived by husband, David and daughter, Michele. You may offer condolences and visit her memorial at www.kellumfuneralhome.com
Calvin Jr., 44, of Lakewood, NJ, formerly of Johnstown. (Moskal-Reid)
Earl E., "Smokey" 90, Cairnbrook, died March 27, 2020. Private arrangements by Mulcahy Funeral Home, Central City.
- Governor provides list of 'essential' businesses that can remain open
- Cambria County's first coronavirus patient in isolation at Conemaugh Memorial
- Employees at Giant Eagle locations test positive
- Troopers raid Somerset home, arrest six on suspicions of drug activity
- Johnstown declares state of emergency over coronavirus
- Caught on video: Johnstown police respond after shots fired at Sheetz on Broad Street
- Somerset County sees first case as coronavirus spreads across state
- Ebensburg Borough declares state of emergency, shutters borough office
- Coronavirus hits Blair County as state total cases reach 1,687
- Johnstown rink-maker planning to assemble, ship coronavirus safety gear