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Holiday Season Wonderful Time To Support Veterans, Service Members And Their Families

Holiday Season Wonderful Time To Support Veterans, Service Members And Their Families

| December 1, 2021

ANNVILLE, Pa. – In the spirit of the holiday season, the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA) reminds Pennsylvanians that this is a wonderful time to donate to programs that support the commonwealth’s nearly 800,000 veterans, service members and their families.

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Venango County Reports 39 New COVID-19 Cases, Four Deaths; One New Case, One Death Reported in Forest County

Venango County Reports 39 New COVID-19 Cases, Four Deaths; One New Case, One Death Reported in Forest County

| November 30, 2021

HARRISBURG, Pa. (EYT) – The Pennsylvania Department of Health confirmed that Venango County reported 39 new COVID-19 cases and four additional deaths as of Monday, November 29.

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Pennsylvania Latinos Work to Turn Huge Population Gains into Political Muscle, but Still Face Barriers

Pennsylvania Latinos Work to Turn Huge Population Gains into Political Muscle, but Still Face Barriers

| November 30, 2021

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa. — Over the past five years, Victor Martinez has noticed more and more Hispanic-run businesses crop up on the route he drives to work.

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Wolf Administration Shares Tips To Avoid Holiday Financial Scams

Wolf Administration Shares Tips To Avoid Holiday Financial Scams

| November 30, 2021

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Department of Banking and Securities and the Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) are reminding consumers to be vigilant against fraud and scams associated with holiday shopping.

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Governor Wolf: Nearly 6,000 Businesses Received Support Through Pennsylvania’s COVID-19 Hospitality Industry Relief Program

Governor Wolf: Nearly 6,000 Businesses Received Support Through Pennsylvania’s COVID-19 Hospitality Industry Relief Program

| November 30, 2021

HARRISBURGH, Pa. – Governor Tom Wolf announced yesterday that 5,860 businesses received funding support this year through the COVID-19 Hospitality Industry Relief Program (CHIRP), helping to protect and preserve this vital industry in Pennsylvania.

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Department of Health Announces Additional Free COVID-19 Testing Sites Across the Commonwealth

Department of Health Announces Additional Free COVID-19 Testing Sites Across the Commonwealth

| November 30, 2021

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Department of Health on Monday announced that free outdoor drive-up COVID-19 testing sites are open for the public in Berks, Crawford, Jefferson and Susquehanna counties.

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Wolf Administration Reminds Motorists to Use Extreme Caution to Avoid Deer Collisions

Wolf Administration Reminds Motorists to Use Extreme Caution to Avoid Deer Collisions

| November 30, 2021

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Pennsylvania Insurance Commissioner Jessica Altman and State Police Commissioner Colonel Robert Evanchick on Monday reminded drivers of the higher risk for deer-related crashes in the fall and that insurance companies cannot add a surcharge to auto insurance premiums for such crashes.

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Venango County Reports 168 New COVID-19 Cases, Two Deaths Over Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend

Venango County Reports 168 New COVID-19 Cases, Two Deaths Over Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend

| November 29, 2021

HARRISBURG, Pa. (EYT) – The Pennsylvania Department of Health confirmed that Venango County reported 168 new COVID-19 cases and two additional deaths over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend.

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Pennsylvania’s Child Care And Staffing Crisis, By The Numbers

Pennsylvania’s Child Care And Staffing Crisis, By The Numbers

| November 26, 2021

HARRISBURG, Pa. — As a roughly $2 trillion social spending plan moves through Congress, transformational change could be on the horizon for child care in Pennsylvania and across the country. But now, an industry pivotal to the state’s economic recovery is facing severe staffing shortages.

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L&I Donates 600 Stuffed Toys to Pennsylvania Children

L&I Donates 600 Stuffed Toys to Pennsylvania Children

| November 25, 2021

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) this week donated nearly 600 stuffed toys that passed safety inspections to the 32nd annual Holiday Wish program, Dauphin County Systems of Care, and New Hope Ministries gift drives this holiday season.

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