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Coronavirus

Creeping COVID-19 cases result in few schools mask mandates

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — U.S. COVID-19 cases are up, leading a smattering of school districts, particularly in the Northeast, to bring back mask mandates and recommendations for the first time since the omicron winter surge ended and as the country approaches 1 million deaths in the ...

Less than 90 COVID cases, no deaths in April

April was a quiet month for Warren County in terms of COVID-19. There was a total of 86 new cases and no new deaths during the month, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Health. May started off with no new cases reported on Monday, leaving the county total to date at 7,408 cases and ...

Justice Dept. to appeal order voiding travel mask mandate

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department is filing an appeal seeking to overturn a judge's order that voided the federal mask mandate on planes and trains and in travel hubs, officials said. The notice came minutes after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention asked the Justice ...

Cheers and fears as US ends mask mandates for travel

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A federal judge's decision to strike down a national mask mandate was met with cheers on some airplanes but also concern about whether it's really time to end one of the most visible vestiges of the COVID-19 pandemic. The major airlines and many of the busiest ...

School board mulls post-COVID funding

The Warren County School District is receiving millions of federal dollars to help students make up for losses associated with the pandemic. Those dollars won’t last forever and the school board is trying to plan for that eventually. This year’s ESSER (Elementary and Secondary School ...

Fewer COVID cases reported in Warren County

COVID is down, but not gone. Those masks may still be needed. The Omicron variant of COVID-19 swept the country and the county, bringing more cases than ever. January saw 1,279 new cases in the county — the most of any month. But, locally things have been quiet on the COVID front for ...