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  • Rensselaer Co. Health Officials Warn of COVID Exposure
    The Rensselaer County health department is warning people that three local residents have tested positive for COVID-19 after returning home from Georgia. All three were aboard a Delta flight from Atlanta to Albany. Officials in Rensselaer County are obtaining a passenger manifest and will work in collaboration with other county Public Health Departments to identify […]
  • Saratoga Springs to Get $100K for Wi-fi Upgrades
    Seven New York cities and towns were recipients of more than a million dollars to develop high-tech solutions to local issues while also improving government services for residents. Saratoga Springs, Glens Falls, and Schenectady will split around $274,000 in “smart cities” money. Saratoga Springs will get $100,000 to convert city street lights in two locations […]
  • Saratoga Springs Gets $100K for Wi-Fi Hotspots
    Seven New York cities and towns were recipients of more than a million dollars to develop high-tech solutions to local issues while also improving government services for residents. Saratoga Springs, Glens Falls, and Schenectady will split around $274,000 in “smart cities” money. Saratoga Springs will get $100,000 to convert city street lights in two locations […]
  • Average Age of COVID-Infected Patients Dropping in VT
    Statistics show that the average age of people becoming infected with the virus that causes COVID-19 is declining in Vermont, officials said Friday. In March and April the average age of people testing positive was between 50 and 55, said Financial Regulation Commissioner Michael Pieciak, who has been overseeing the collection of data about the […]
  • VSP Releases Names of Officers Involved in Wed. Shooting in Rutland
    The names of the six Rutland City police officers involved in a non-fatal shooting that took place during a drug investigation and short pursuit have been released by Vermont State Police investigators. The shots were fired early Wednesday by Officer Tyler Billings. Officer Nate Harvey was struck by an SUV driven by one of the […]
  • Warren Co. Warns of COVID Exposure from Delta Flight
    The Warren County health department is warning people that three local residents have tested positive for COVID-19 after returning home from Georgia. All three were aboard a Delta flight from Atlanta to Albany. Officials in Rensselaer County are obtaining a passenger manifest and will work in collaboration with other county Public Health Departments to identify […]
  • In-Person Bar Exams Canceled Due to COVID-19
    The Kentucky Supreme Court has canceled in-person bar exams this year as a precaution due to the coronavirus pandemic. Bar exams will no longer be held July 28-29 and Sept. 30-Oct. 1, the court said in a statement. Instead, the Kentucky Office of Bar Admissions will administer a remote bar exam on Oct. 5-6. The […]
  • Pike Co. Woman Charged After 3-Hour-Long Police Chase
    A Pike County woman faces a long list of charges after a nearly 3-hour long police chase. Friday morning, officials in Prestonburg were told to be on the lookout for a stolen SUV. The car, driven by Heather Ratliff of Pikeville, took off heading south on U.S. 23. The chase continued into Pike County and […]
  • Beshear, AG Cameron Spar Over Mask Mandate
    Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron has asked a county judge to rule on the legality of the governor’s recent executive order requiring masks in public. Cameron said Friday that his office filed a motion in Scott County Circuit Court asking Judge Brian Privett if an executive order requiring public mask wearing complies with a restraining […]
  • WV CARES Act offers small business relief
    Small businesses in West Virginia can start applying for a grant to help with financial stress from COVID-19. The West Virginia CARES Act Small Business Grant Program is now live. Businesses with one to thirty-five employees are eligible for grants up to five-thousand-dollars.
  • Marching bands can practice with restrictions
    The West Virginia Department of Education says marching bands can begin practicing, but daylong camps will not be allowed. Bands are allowed to rehearse in three-hour increments, in groups of no more than ten students.
  • High school sports can restart in August
    Governor Justice is giving the green light to fall sports. High school athletes can begin practicing in August. The football season will be shortened by a week. The first games won’t start until September 3rd.
  • Amjad appointed as new WV public health officer
    Dr. Ayne Amjad is the new State Health Officer and Commissioner of the Department of Health and Human Resources Bureau for Public Health. She replaces Dr. Kathy Slemp who was forced to resign last month. Amjad has been in private practice in Beckley, Oak Hill, and Princeton since 2010.
  • COVID-19 numbers spike
    There are nearly 160 new COVID-19 cases statewide, bringing the total to almost four-thousand. The number of active cases is over one-thousand. Coronavirus Czar, Dr. Clay Marsh, says West Virginia has the highest “Rt value” in the country, which means the virus is spreading from person-to-person faster than in any other state in the country.
  • Local Nonprofits to Receeive Grants
    Ten South Jersey nonprofit organizations dedicated to providing housing in their communities obtain a $10,000 COVID-19 Small Business Recovery Grant with help from OceanFirst Bank. They include Habitat for Humanity Atlantic County and Habitat for Humanity Cape May County.
  • Latest COVID-19 Numbers
    At Governor Phil Murphy’s daily briefing this afternoon, he announced, The number of positive cases of COVID-19 in New Jersey has increased by 367, bringing the total to 174,628. There have been 31 additional deaths, bringing the state total to 13,532. The total number of probable deaths is 1,947. Atlantic County has reported 3,072 cases […]
  • 2 more deaths from COVID-19 reported at Northern NV State Vets Home
    Two more people at the Northern Nevada State Veterans Home have died from COVID-19. The latest deaths involve a 90-year-old U.S. Navy veteran who was being treated at the Reno VA Hospital and a 95-year-old spouse of a Korean War Navy veteran who was hospitalized at Renown. 13 veterans and 20 staffers remain COVID-19 positive.
  • Convicted sex offender back behind bars for failing to register
    A convicted sex offender is back behind bars. Deputies picked up 55-year-old David Peek-a Tier Three sex offender who was convicted for sex crimes against children for failing to register.
  • Ground is broken on $100M Tahoe South Events Center
    Ground is broken on the new Tahoe South Events Center. The $100 million project will be in Stateline in the parking lot of the Mont-Bleu Hotel and Casino and aims be a 6,000-seat center for performances, ice shows, and sporting events.
  • Numbers Fire burning in Gardnerville at 30% containment
    More than 500 firefighters are still working to contain the Numbers Fire by ground and by sky-in hopes it doesn’t spread over into Lyon County and the Smith Valley area. The more than 18,000-acre fire is burning in the Pint Nuts and Pine View areas of Gardnerville. It’s just 30 percent contained after being sparked […]
  • Washoe County adds 4 new COVID-19 deaths
    In Washoe County, we now have 89 deaths from COVID-19. The four new deaths include three women – one in her 100s, one in her 80s, and one in her 70s as well as a man in his 70s. The county added 131 new cases and 78 recoveries. Active cases stand at 1,122..
  • Plans for BLM prescribed burning in Elkhorn Mountains up in the air
    A U.S. magistrate judge has recommended that a Bureau of Land Management prescribed burning project in the Elkhorn Mountains be halted as a court case proceeds. Judge Timothy J. Cavan made the recommendation Monday on BLM’s Iron Mask Project northwest of Townsend in response to a lawsuit from Alliance for the Wild Rockies and Native […]
  • Helena National Guard rescues man stranded in Bob Marshall Wilderness
    Few details are being released about the condition of a man in his 20’s who had to be rescued from the Bob Marshall Wilderness Thursday morning. The Montana Army National Guard in Helena transported the injured man to a Helena hospital for treatment after he broke his leg near the Chinese Wall along the border […]
  • Plans For AHS Graduation
    Alleghany High School’s 2020 Graduation will be held Saturday, July 11, outside on Mountaineer Field at the high school. Please remember the ceremony is staggered into three sections in order to adhere to current safety guidelines. The first part of the ceremony for students with last names A-Gray will begin at 9:30 am. Students with […]
  • The Big Ten to Play Conference-Only Schedule
    The Big Ten Conference announced Thursday that if there is a fall sports season, teams will play Conference-only schedules. Fall sports include all of the following: men’s and women’s cross country, field hockey, football, men’s and women’s soccer, and women’s volleyball. This decision allows the Big Ten to “have the greatest flexibility to adjust its […]
  • Latest COVID-19 Numbers
    The Pennsylvania Department of Health confirmed an additional 1,009 coronavirus cases in the state as of this afternoon, bringing the statewide total to 93,876 . 33 new cases were reported in our area: Cambria reported 10, Blair reported 6, Centre and Somerset each reported 4, State health officials reported 32 more coronavirus-related deaths, bringing Pennsylvania’s […]
  • Lake County Reaches 101 Total COVID-19 Cases
    While COVID-19 cases continue to rise, Lake County remains off the state’s “Watch List.” In his report yesterday, Public Health Officer, Dr. Gary Pace confirmed the county has reached 101 cases overall and there are 19 active cases of COVID-19. Pace confirms that one infection has been connected to a large private 4th of July […]
  • 3 Early Release Inmates Sent to Lake County Were COVID-19 Positive
    Three inmates who were released early from the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation to Lake County, tested positive for COVID-19. Public Health Officer Dr. Gary Pace says two of the individuals completed their isolation prior to release and the other who was released into the community has completed the self-isolation period. Those cases aren’t […]
  • Downtown Lakeport Building Named to Honor Retiring City Manager
    The former Bank of America branch building in downtown Lakeport has been named to honor a local official. During the Lakeport City Council meeting this week, it was announced that the building will be named the City of Lakeport Silveira Community Center in honor of retiring Lakeport City Manager Margaret Silveira. She has served as […]
  • Mendocino Coast Welcomes Adventist Health
    Mendocino Coast District Hospital is now Adventist Health Mendocino Coast. The change was celebrated on Wednesday. The partnership received over 90% voter approval in March. Adventist Health began managing the 25-bed hospital and its services in May while lease provisions were finalized. There are now three Adventist Health hospitals in Mendocino County.