Monroe County

Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine
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KYW Staff
March 24, 2020 - 12:06 pm
Pennsylvania's state corrections officers' union wants the prison system to stop all transfers of inmates as a preventative measure against the new coronavirus spreading between institutions. The Pennsylvania Department of Health confirmed four more deaths, bringing the statewide count to seven...
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
KYW Staff
March 16, 2020 - 12:58 pm
Gov. Tom Wolf has extended a shutdown order to the entire state of Pennsylvania in an effort to halt the spread of the coronavirus. Read the latest here.
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KYW Staff
March 12, 2020 - 9:04 am
Cases of the new coronavirus continue to creep across Pennsylvania's suburban southeastern counties. On Thursday morning, the state's Department of Health announced four new cases in Montgomery County and one new case in Northampton County. Read more here.
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Mountains in autumn
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AP News
September 19, 2019 - 12:29 pm
Authorities say two people were killed in a small plane crash in Pennsylvania's Pocono Mountains. The wreckage of a home-built plane was found in a swampy, wooded area. The plane, a two-seater called a Van's RV-8, was discovered around 9 a.m. Wednesday in Monroe County, about 90 miles north of...
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Spotted lanternfly
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Jim Melwert
October 03, 2018 - 1:24 pm
At first glance, they’re kind of neat looking, but in some parts of the Delaware Valley the invasive spotted lanternfly has become quite a nuisance. The spotted lanternfly is native to Asia. It first surfaced in Pennsylvania in Berks County in 2014. Since then it’s been found in every county in...
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