Showing posts with label Announcements. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Announcements. Show all posts

Sunday, March 29, 2020

LVHN Announces Updated Visitation Guidelines for Family Birth and Newborn Centers

Effective Monday, March 30 at 7 a.m., Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) is updating visitation guidelines for our Family Birth and Newborn Centers due to increasing concerns about COVID-19 exposure from individuals with no symptoms, both patients and visitors, and due to awareness of regional relocation of patients out of the high-risk New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut area despite recent CDC travel restrictions from these areas.

Monday, March 23, 2020

Governor Wolf Orders Pennsylvania Schools to Remain Closed for 2 Additional Weeks

On Monday, during a press conference, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf extended the commonwealth's school closings.

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

PennDOT Extends Expiration Dates; Closes Drivers License Centers and Rest Areas; Suspends Construction Projects


On Monday, The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced that it is implementing the following operational changes in response to Governor Tom Wolf’s mitigation guidance regarding COVID-19.

Boyer's Markets Announces Preferred Senior Citizen Shopping Hours and Operational Hours Changes

On Tuesday, Boyer's Markets announced that they would be revising their current operating hours until further notice beginning on Wednesday, March 18th, 2020.

Mahanoy City Borough Hall Closed Until April 1st, 2020; Meetings Cancelled

The borough of Mahanoy City has announced the temporarily closure of it's borough hall to the public.

Thursday, March 12, 2020

Aaron Lewis Concert Postponed at Mohegan Sun Arena

A concert scheduled for Friday night at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes Barre has been postponed.

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As things begin change over the coming days and week, and more announcements are made, continue to follow Skook News for updates. Everything we post will come straight from the source without speculation.

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Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Geisinger Enacts Visitation Restrictions to Help Protect Against Novel Coronavirus Spread

On Wednesday morning, Geisinger enacted visitation restrictions at their hospitals and clinics in order to help protect their patients from the spread of the Coronavirus.

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

St. Luke’s Miners, Blue Raider Foundation Present Tamaqua Student with Scholarship to Attend Penn State Pre-Med Academy

St. Luke’s University Health Network's Miners Campus and the Tamaqua Blue Raider Foundation will provide a Tamaqua Senior High School student with a scholarship to attend the Penn State Pre-Med Academy this summer.

Monday, March 9, 2020

Schuylkill County to Hold Inaugural Restaurant Week

Schuylkill County's diverse dining entities have joined together for the inaugural Schuylkill Spring Restaurant Week from March 22nd -March 28th.

10 Cases of Presumed Positive Cases of Coronavirus in Pennsylvania

On Monday, the Pennsylvania Department of Health announced that 10 cases of Presumptive Cases of COVID-19 have now been diagnosed in Pennsylvania

Sunday, March 8, 2020

Two New Presumptive Positive Cases of the Coronavirus Found in Pennsylvania


On Saturday afternoon, Governor Tom Wolf confirmed two new presumptive positive cases of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Pennsylvania. 

Friday, March 6, 2020

New Family Practice is Accepting Patients in Ashland

A new family practice in Ashland is currently accepting patients.

First Presumptive Positive Cases of Coronavirus Confirmed in Pennsylvania

On Friday, Governor Tom Wolf, confirmed the first two presumptive positive cases of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Pennsylvania and reminded residents that the commonwealth is prepared to respond to community spread of this virus.

Argall Announces $384,000 Grant Awarded to Support Schuylkill County Internships

The Department of Labor and Industry announced over $4.7 million in grants to support the State/Local Internship Program, including $384,000 to the Luzerne/Schuylkill Workforce Development Board, according to State Senator David G. Argall.

Thursday, March 5, 2020

Yuengling Announces Scholarship Program for Women in the Brewing Industry


D.G. Yuengling & Son, Inc., America’s Oldest Brewery®, is marking International Women’s Day, celebrated on March 8, with its Yuengling Women in Brewing Scholarship Program for spring 2020. 

Shenandoah Valley Elementary PTO Basket Auction This Friday and Saturday

The Shenandoah Valley Elementary PTO is conducting their 4th Annual Basket Auction in the Shenandoah Valley Elementary Gym on Friday March 6th from 4pm-8pm & Saturday March 7th from 9am – 3pm.

Wednesday, March 4, 2020

Tuesday, March 3, 2020

Pysanky Class Scheduled at St. Michael's Hall in Shenandoah


Pysanky, Ukrainian Easter Egg, Making Class Scheduled for Saturday, April 4th, 2020 in Shenandoah.

Tamaqua and Reading & Northern Railroad Finalize Agreement, First Trains to Arrive at Summerfest

The Reading & Northern Railroad has announced they have finalized an agreement with Tamaqua with the first trains arriving in June.