Coronavirus – COVID-19

Pa. officials look for supplies and space amid coronavirus ‘war,’ New Jersey pronounced major disaster area

More deaths in Pennsylvania, and New Jersey’s reopening plans move tentatively forward

State: Deaths associated with coronavirus now stand at 1,550 in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania reports another 1,116 cases of coronavirus infection

No new COVID-19 deaths in Western Pa.; 13 new cases in Allegheny

Allegheny County reports no new deaths from covid-19 on Sunday

14 new cases, no new deaths reported in Westmoreland County

1 new death, 46 new COVID-19 cases in Luzerne County

Another COVID-19 death reported in county

Montgomery County reports 13 more deaths, 129 new coronavirus cases

Six Berks businesses get COVID-19 loans; Berks adds 85 positive coronavirus cases

Delaware County pulls no punches battling the coronavirus pandemic

States need coronavirus data to make timely decisions. What they share with the public varies widely.

Nursing home virus data should be public | Editorial

Physicians, state make plea for more widespread COVID-19 testing

New coronavirus symptoms added to CDC list for potential signs of infection

Coronavirus testing is key to reopening society. Here’s why U.S. capacity is still inadequate.

Wuhan hospitals say all coronavirus cases cleared as China reports no new deaths


After the surge – By State Sen. Art Haywood

Telemedicine boost needed

Could politics keep people from seeing doctors during coronavirus in Pennsylvania?

Bartolotta’s ventilator bill passes one Senate committee, but heads to another

Lawmakers call for safe reopening of state’s garden centers

Pressure grows for all garden centers to reopen as planting season fast approaches

Bolster public health force


With unemployment benefits slow to arrive, many are left ‘treading water’ to meet basic needs

Energy company asks judge to recuse herself from case

Major retailers call on states to adopt uniform reopening plans

Police statewide report a drop in citations, crime

Car insurers offer financial help to customers

Second round of funding announced for Pennsylvania businesses

Berks company ramps up disinfectant production

Making a go of it: Area restaurant owners staying open (carefully) during coronavirus

Safe dining? As coronavirus restrictions ease in some states, restaurants are envisioning new normal.


Digital divide hampers education as NEPA schools provide online lessons

Colleges mulling how to disburse federal funds

Title IX trouble: Penn State must enforce federal law

Temple University plans to freeze tuition for 2020-21

Local News

Nonprofits’ needs greater than ever during pandemic

Police: Residents, businesses are cooperating with governor’s coronavirus orders

Can summer camp be saved? Camp operators holding out for clearer guidance

Wyoming Valley Levee overseer seeking to avoid flood insurance rate hikes along two reaches

Leadership Wilkes-Barre begins virtual programming

Luzerne County budget chief discusses coronavirus impact on finances

DEP to begin 2020 black fly control work

Luzerne County has not ruled out additional coronavirus furloughs

Solicitor OKs county tax extension date

Lehigh Valley farmers market season is looking a little different thanks to coronavirus

Erie’s Crime Victim Center faces technological challenges while providing community resources during pandemic


When coronavirus hit, schools moved online. Some students didn’t.

At least 800 Philadelphia police officers may have been exposed to coronavirus, sparking fear and uncertainty

Hundreds in Philly could lose coronavirus relief money because stimulus checks aren’t safe from debt collectors

Philly city workers have been barred from working on political campaigns for 70 years. Should that change?

What happens after remote learning? How schools can prepare for the challenges in the next academic year. | Opinion


Pittsburgh Public Schools alerts staff and families to potential case of covid-19

Food bank distribution scheduled today in Duquesne, Tuesday in Butler

Food bank to hold drive-up distribution in Duquesne

Pittsburgh councilman proposes building urban farm on ‘perfect’ Brookline plot

Pitt’s 2020 class earns ‘badge of honor’ with online graduation ceremony

Port Authority replaces chief of operations after 15 months

State News

‘It’s hard on all of us’: Providers for the disabled worry about protective equipment, changed routines, financial strains

Herman Dupre, of Seven Springs fame, dies at 87

A lot will change after COVID-19, and that’s good | Mark S. Singel

Signs of spring and a reopening are in the air | Opinion

Which Pa. counties have the lowest tax burden? | The Numbers Racket


Martz appears poised to resume bus service

The Pa. Turnpike is seeing less traffic; it could cause big problems statewide


Stop the EARN IT bill: Legislation would compromise digital privacy, security