Stories tagged: "reopening plan"

Bartender Sara Kennely walks behind the bar as preparations, like spacing out the barstools, are underway for patrons to dine inside, Thursday, June 4, 2020, at Max's Allegheny Tavern on Pittsburgh's North Side. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
PA Legislature Moves to Loosen Coronavirus Restrictions on Restaurants, Bars

The Senate approved a bill that would allow patrons to buy alcohol without buying food and buy drinks at a bar.

AP Photo/Keith Srakocic
COVID-19 Restrictions Could Be Coming Back to Southwestern Pennsylvania. Here’s What We Know.

Increased viral transmission in southwestern Pennsylvania is largely responsible for a 37% jump in the rate of new infections statewide over the past four weeks, according to an AP analysis of data.

FILE - In this Dec. 29, 2015 file photo, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf speaks with members of the media at the state Capitol in Harrisburg, Pa. Wolf is attacking local elected officials making plans to reopen in defiance of his shutdown orders as cowards deserting the pandemic battlefield. Wolf threatened Monday, May 11, 2020 to block aid to rebellious counties in an escalating political fight over his administration's handling of the coronavirus. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
These 8 Pennsylvania Counties Will See Their Restrictions Loosened Next Friday

Dauphin, Franklin, Huntingdon, Luzerne, Monroe, Perry, Pike and Schuylkill counties are moving from yellow to green under the state’s phased reopening system.