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Experts at Berks town hall: Get the COVID vaccine; the brand doesn’t matter

Senate GOP leaders tap well-connected Pa. political operative to lead campaign arm

A Black lawmaker is crusading for mandatory minimums. He’s raising a lot of eyebrows

Racism on Pennsylvania high schools and college campuses creates barriers to opportunity | Opinion

Pa. must implement the Fair Funding Formula with fidelity | Timothy P. Williams

State lawmakers should submit proof of their tab before they ask taxpayers to cover it

How long must Pennsylvania prop up a dying racehorse industry? | Editorial

They’re off! … to graves, at public expense

Mullery suggests White Haven for tourism office

‘Last piece’ of Pa. Capitol renovation work set to begin

Recent history tells Pa. where to spend pandemic relief funds; let’s see if Pa. listens | John Baer

Coronavirus – COVID-19

All adults in Pa. eligible for COVID-19 shot on April 19; Philly suburbs will give out J&J shots as state backs off mass clinic plan

All Pennsylvania residents can schedule covid vaccines in April

State opens vaccinations to everyone 16 years old and up on April 19

Suburban counties breathe ‘huge sigh of relief’ as Pa. scraps controversial plan for regional vaccination sites

Clerical error’ blamed for COVID-19 vaccine suspension in McKean County

More vaccines will flow to counties as Pennsylvania drops mass clinic plans

Vaccine distribution holds steady for Berks County

Are Lehigh Valley coronavirus vaccine providers ready for the coming demand? Bring it on, they say

Who’s getting the COVID vaccine in the Lehigh Valley? Here’s a breakdown by age groups

Montgomery County to receive additional vaccine from state

Erie County officials approve of state’s COVID-19 vaccine expansion plan

Editorial: Local communities working together to vaccinate many

COVID vaccine clinics in Berks County empower health care workers, break down barriers

Overdose deaths have reached new heights amid COVID pandemic, Berks officials say

Pennsylvania reports 4,000+ covid cases for 4th time in a week

Allegheny County surpasses 1,000 covid deaths linked to nursing homes

More than 100 new COVID-19 cases reported in county on Wednesday

Familiar ZIP codes top the list of highest numbers of new COVID-19 cases this week


West Reading Restaurant Week set to welcome diners back inside

Gotta have a Wawa? Here’s where the store plans to build or expand in Bucks County


Scranton to install high-tech police training system once renovations finish at public safety building

Homicide under investigation in Carbondale

COVID cases down at Berks County Prison, warden says

Shooting reported in Colebrookdale Township


‘Somebody’s going to have to start listening,’ comes the plea from a Pa. state university town

‘They’re viewed as less than’: How college basketball continues to be plagued by gender disparities

Despite federal funding for college students during the pandemic, many are still in need, Temple report says

College students in Pennsylvania are struggling to afford food, housing

Guided by evidence, universities should lead the way on pandemic reopenings | Simon F. Haeder


The Braddock man John Fetterman confronted with a shotgun in 2013 says that should not stymie his Senate bid

Braddock Mayor Chardae Jones spurns John Fetterman, endorses Rep. Kenyatta for Senate

Local News

Could Allentown become ‘hell on earth’ for bad landlords? City Council brainstorms multi-front attack

Coatesville leaders unite for future of Chester County’s only city

$132,000 grant allows Lancaster-based nonprofit to purchase 2 electric vehicles, charging stations

Kielbasa Festival returning to Plymouth this summer

Hazleton looks to dozer, drones in ATV crackdown

National News

Child among 4 dead in shooting at California office building

Leading Georgia companies, sports teams condemn state’s new voting law

States have given out billions in unemployment benefit overpayments during pandemic, watchdog reports

IRS tax refunds to start in May for $10,200 unemployment tax break: Here’s what you need to know

New Jersey

‘The race is on’ in NY vs. NJ marijuana legalization: Where can you buy legal weed first?


Families of Philadelphia homicide victims often face the traumatizing and expensive task of cleaning up the crime scene

Philadelphia under-identifies students experiencing homelessness at higher rates than any other large U.S. district

Kenney punts on providing update on his anti-violence plan as homicides surge

Delco nurse to be honored as Frontline Hero on Phillies Opening Day


Developer touts benefits of FNB office tower at former arena site as work is set to start

Developers of former Civic Arena site affirm commitment to revitalizing Hill District

Museum pieces: History center acquires more property for possible expansion

Allegheny health director sees ‘foundation for a surge’ in COVID-19

Pittsburgh officials again reworking law banning evictions during covid pandemic

Pitt issues shelter-in-place order amid covid surge

Pandemic increased pace of I-579 cap project in Pittsburgh, officials say

Allegheny Land Trust given 90-day extension to raise remaining $365K for Churchill Valley Greenway project

State News

Pennsylvania and N.J. are hoping for billions from Biden for roads, bridges, new transit lines

A key to America’s growth lies beneath Pennsylvania’s soil | Opinion

Ex-Gov. Tom Ridge expounds on the virtues of civility and leadership in governing

Pa. utility shutoffs resume on April 1. Here’s what you can do if you owe

Pennsylvania considers making doe licenses available online in addition to mail-in system


Tarentum Bridge, Route 28 projects could cause headaches for motorists

PennDOT to spend $300 million on construction plans in Allegheny, Beaver, Lawrence counties

Is passenger rail returning to Allentown? Planned Amtrak service would connect Lehigh Valley to New York City


Here’s what’s in Biden’s infrastructure plan, and how he plans to pay for it

‘We have to move now’: Biden details his $2 trillion infrastructure plan

Biden unveils his multitrillion-dollar infrastructure plan in Pittsburgh: ‘We can get it done’

Ex-Gov. Rendell on Biden’s infrastructure plan: ‘Doing nothing is not an option’ | Thursday Morning Coffee

Texas high-speed rail could be first to benefit from Biden’s push for improved transportation network

Rep. Thompson votes against helping Americans who are hurting | Opinion