Pennsylvania schools will remain shuttered for the rest of the academic year because of the coronavirus pandemic that has sickened thousands and caused hundreds of deaths statewide, under an order signed Thursday by the state's education secretary. The extended shutdown order affects more than 1.7 million students in public and private K-12 schools. It means children will spend the rest of the year learning remotely.
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Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf is urging all Pennsylvanians to wear a mask any time they leave their homes for life-sustaining reasons. To be clear, the Governor and Secretary of Health are urging everyone to reserve N-95 and paper masks for healthcare workers, and therefore are recommending the use of a cloth or homemade mask for everyday use. […]
The Aston community organized a birthday drive-by for Claire "Nana" Kobylanski on her 100th Birthday. Nana is part of the greatest generation, born on April 6th, 1920. Happy Birthday "Nana" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wigDGs_CPR8
Due to the COVID-19 Virus the following tax deadlines are now in effect. Please consult each of the related agency websites for details and updates regarding future deadline changes and procedures. 2019 PA State Income Tax: July 15, 2020 www.revenue.pa.gov 2019 U.S. Federal Income Tax: July 15, 2020 www.irs.gov 2019 Aston Earned Income: July 15, 2020 www.keystonecollects.com 2019 Actual Business & Mercantile: July 31, 2020 http://www.mrrsllc.com 2020 Aston Township Real Estate Tax Discount: April 30, 2020 astontownship.net 2020 Delaware County Real Estate Tax Discount: April 30, 2020 www.delcopa.gov 2020 Business Privilege License: July 31, 2020 http://www.mrrsllc.com
As COVID-19 cases continue to grow and the state continues to seek relief to save lives and stop the spread of COVID-19, today Governor Tom Wolf and Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine revised their “Stay at Home” orders to include Carbon, Cumberland, Dauphin and Schuylkill counties, bringing the state total to 26 counties under a stay-at-home order. This order takes effect at 8 p.m., Monday, March 30, 2020, and will continue until April 30. All stay-at-home orders are now extended through April 30. All Pennsylvania schools will remain closed until further notice. Non-life-sustaining [...]
As we join the nation in doing our best to blunt the impact of the Coronavirus, we thought it would be helpful to suggest some family fun activities to pass the time. Below we has begun to assemble a list of links for some inspiration. Thanks for doing your part. Be safe!
Wolf Administration Orders Closure of Non-Life-Sustaining Businesses at 8 p.m. Today, March 19 Enforcement Actions for Restaurant, Bar Dine-In Closure Began at 8 p.m., March 18 Enforcement Actions for Non-Compliance will Begin at 12:01 a.m. Saturday, March 21. Governor Tom Wolf today ordered all non-life-sustaining businesses in Pennsylvania to close their physical locations as of 8 p.m. today, March 19, to slow the spread of COVID-19. Enforcement actions against businesses that do not close physical locations will begin at 12:01 a.m. Saturday, March 21. […]
To protect the public from the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19), it is necessary that no person or entity shall operate a place of business that is not a life sustaining business regardless of whether the business is open to members of the public. COVID-19 is a contagious disease that is rapidly spreading from person to person. People infected are capable of exposing others to COVID-19 even if their simptoms are mild, such as a cough. additionally, exposure is possible by toughing a surface or object that has the virus on it and then toughing one's mouth, nose or eyes.
Governor Tom Wolf today requested that the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) implement an SBA disaster declaration to provide assistance in the form of SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans for businesses and eligible non-profits in all 67 counties in Pennsylvania. “The impact of financial losses related to COVID-19 will be felt for years to come,” said Gov. Wolf. “But these low-interest loans can help bridge the gap between economic losses now and economic recovery in the future.” […]
Pennsylvania Workers Affected by COVID-19 May be Eligible for Unemployment and Workers’ Compensation Benefitswebmaster2020-03-17T07:55:21-04:00
Harrisburg, PA – Workers in Pennsylvania who are impacted by COVID-9 may be eligible for Unemployment and Workers’ Compensation benefits, Secretary of Labor & Industry (L&I) Jerry Oleksiak announced today. Unemployment compensation claims should be submitted online for faster processing. “As Pennsylvania and the nation implement mitigation efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19, it is important to relieve some of the financial pressures our workers are facing so they can focus on remaining healthy and safe,” said Secretary Oleksiak. “The best option is for employers to offer their employees paid time off. If leave is not available and your job has [...]