Federal emergency stimulus loans to businesses helped keep people employed as the coronavirus began to spread. Locally, 4,200-plus firms were approved to borrow between $1,800 and more than $7 million, the government acknowledged Tuesday.
The medical laboratory technician program at Montgomery County Community College, which boasts a 100-percent pass rate on a critical exam, has been re-accredited for a 10-year period.
Along with its existing virtual education, the Pottsgrove school board voted 5-4 Tuesday to continue pursuing delayed plans to offer part in-person, part-online hybrid learning to district families who want it. It's scheduled to start Dec. 7.
The company has operated since 2013 in the former Rite Aid building at East High Street and North Pleasant View Road. It's now opened a transitional care unit there for patients just starting dialysis.
No visitors "except those deemed medically necessary" will be allowed into its facilities beginning Friday (Nov. 27), Tower Health says, in an effort to combat the fast-spreading coronavirus wave.
Penn Foundation, a non-profit that provides mental health assistance to area adults from offices on Creekside Drive in Sanatoga, said Wednesday it would join St. Luke’s University Health Network.
In just three months Genesis Healthcare Inc., the publicly held operator of two Sanatoga nursing homes, lost $60 million nationwide in operating expenses and estimated revenue under coronavirus conditions.
With Pottsgrove schools closed for parent-teacher conferences next Monday and Tuesday, the school district has temporarily suspended its free food distribution program on one week.