Coronavirus – COVID-19

Pennsylvania coronavirus update: deaths top 500 as case count reaches 22,833

Health Department reports 13 more covid-19 deaths in Pennsylvania

As COVID-19 numbers rise, state officials urge to stay calm

COVID-19 cases in Allegheny County exceed 850; ACJ reports third positive case

Allegheny County: Third inmate at jail tests positive for covid-19

No new deaths related to coronavirus reported in Allegheny County

Westmoreland County coroner reports another covid-19-related death, bringing total toll to 12

County confirms 39 new cases

New cases of COVID-19 slow in NEPA

Berks coronavirus cases rise 105; coroner reports 7 more deaths

Bucks County sees coronavirus deaths in congregate living facilities

Chester County Health Department: Peak coronavirus cases not yet reached

RV owners join fight against COVID-19 with housing for front-line health workers

Coronavirus distancing a hurdle for addiction and recovery community

Coronavirus pandemic, isolation likely taking toll on mental health, experts believe

There is ‘way, way more’ disinformation related to coronavirus compared to other events

Officials ‘wargaming’ a slow, sequenced reopening of a sick and newly jobless America

Nursing home deaths soar past 3,600 in alarming surge

If COVID-19 surge happens, there may be enough ventilators, but will there be enough people to operate them?

Making connections, grappling with misinformation: How Gen Z is using social media during the pandemic

Trump retweets call to fire Anthony Fauci after the coronavirus expert says quicker response ‘could have saved lives’

How coronavirus got its name

No surprise bills for COVID-19


Elected officials urge more help for battered small biz

Here’s what Pa. can do to protect essential retail workers | Opinion


Pa. adjusts work times to protect state government workers from COVID-19 in county assistance offices

Department of Aging offers online coronavirus resource guide


‘Like stages of grief’: Newly unemployed Pennsylvanians yearn for a paycheck and normalcy

As sites crash and loan funds empty out, the region’s small business owners scramble for help to save their enterprises

Coronavirus pandemic threatens Pa.’s already vulnerable dairy farms

Coronavirus clamps down on real estate business

Western Pa. companies scramble to make protective equipment in coronavirus fight

Bike shop still open for business

Party industry in dire straits thanks to COVID-19

Review closures as curve bends

COVID-19 Outbreak: Sheetz worker tests positive


State: Despite closure, schools must provide students with pathway to move forward

With new state guidelines, Lehigh Valley school districts consider restarting construction

If you used 529 plan to pay for college and got a refund, will it be taxed?

NCC put out a call to help struggling students during COVID-19 and raised more than $50K

WCU, Cheyney, LU get over $15 million in funding in response to coronavirus


EDITORIAL: Stop GOP war against voting

Health Care

Shaler native providing COVID-19 screenings in a hectic New York City hospital

Moms delivering at area hospital pleased with care despite Post story

Local News

Olyphant volunteers deliver nearly 90 bags of groceries to those in need

Pandemic could postpone or cancel Lackawanna County Heritage Fair

Wright Center denies breach of contract over new care facility in Scranton

Ambridge mourns death of interim police Chief Mark Romutis

2 police chiefs in neighboring Pa. towns die within hours, including 1 who just recovered from COVID-19

Strong winds leave 1,600 without power in Westmoreland County

Parishioners head to drive-in to celebrate Easter Sunday services

Churches find new ways to reach faithful on most unusual Easter

Luzerne County still awaiting federal guidance on spending of $2.4 million coronavirus recovery funds

‘Virtual’ 5K race to benefit local food bank

Stay-at-home order may delay Beaver County reassessment

Beaver County receives a C- in social distancing–in-social-distancing

The 3:33 a.m. phone call: Easton makes changes, hopes residents stay connected


North Philly pastor nixes plans for in-person services, influenced by politicians, health officials and a journalist

‘It lifts our spirits:’ Philly area celebrates Easter with bagpipes, wearing PJs in parking lots

Woman dies after being stabbed multiple times in West Philly


From Chile to Pittsburgh to Matamoros

State News

Outdoor etiquette: How not to be a jerk during the coronavirus pandemic

Pa. general fund revenue fell slightly in March. Here’s what that means | The Numbers Racket

Lake Erie water levels threaten lakeshore, Presque Isle State Park


Construction curveball: Pandemic causes PennDOT, contractors to change road work protocols

Reduced vehicle traffic from stay-at-home orders imperils road funding across U.S.