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Group of GOP lawmakers seek to ban Pa.’s transgender student athletes from playing women’s sports

Pa. Republican bill would block transgender athletes from competing in girls’ school sports; Democrats blast it as solution looking for a problem

Several female GOP lawmakers seek to ban transgender girls, women from all-girls sports teams

Legislation would ban transgender athletes from competing on cisgender female sports teams

To honor Dr. King, fully fund Pa. schools, officials say

Bill would block PennDOT toll plan for 9 bridges, including one in Berks

South Fayette, Bridgeville officials formally oppose PennDOT bridge toll plan

The deciding vote in Pa.’s high-stakes political redistricting could be yours, if lawmakers agree

Former Gov.’s son tours Pa. in VW van to raise redistricting awareness

Pa. House passes bill seeking an end to changing clocks, keeping state on Daylight Saving Time

Time for a change? Pa. House passes bill making Daylight Saving Time permanent. What’s next

Speed to fix flawed state radar bill

Reduce the Pennsylvania Legislature, the nation’s largest full-time body

Drivers holding cell phones behind the wheel are a danger to everyone | Opinion

State lawmaker recovering from kidney transplant

Coronavirus – COVID-19

Vaccine eligibility expands across Philly, Pa., and N.J.; Del. opens to all adults Tuesday

Vaccine eligibility, distribution expands across region

Covid cases continue to rise, but the pace appears to be easing

45 Pa. counties have substantial spread of COVID-19; positive test rate rises for third week in a row

Coronavirus positivity rate surges in Montgomery County and SE Pa.

Deaths dropped as COVID-19 cases climbed

The latest COVID surge continues in Berks County, with no signs of a slowdown

When can you get the COVID vaccine? Bucks, Montgomery counties open 1B registration

Wilkes-Barre Housing Authority to kick off COVID-19 vaccination clinics at Lincoln Plaza

Stress, anxiety, depression, addiction: The mental health toll of the coronavirus pandemic

What it means to get a COVID vaccine


NLRB will file complaint against Amazon if it doesn’t settle with fired tech workers

Increased capacity not much help for downtown Wilkes-Barre restaurants

With eyes on revitalization, business owners band together in Vandergrift


Plan to open a ‘mini casino’ near Shippensburg moves forward


Coronavirus cases slow at Westmoreland County Prison


Pennsylvania revises school reopening guidelines

CDC says schools don’t need daily disinfection to prevent the spread of coronavirus

Reading School District college-credit program gains national recognition

‘I just want to make my daughter proud of me’: How Bucks County Community College is helping moms stay in school

Free college programs can enable more students to go to college, but it all depends on how the program is designed | Opinion


Republicans want Flynn removed from state Senate ballot

Montgomery County Commissioner Val Arkoosh launches run for U.S. Senate seat

Valerie Arkoosh, Montgomery County commissioner, physician, jumps into Pennsylvania’s 2022 Senate race

Local News

Scranton chamber to host block party

Reading delays gun buyback program until April 24

Reading urban agriculture project is in the running for a $5,000 grant

Neighbors object to use of New Kensington building for mental health, substance abuse services

Holiday Park VFD Junior Fire Academy to return in June after year-long covid hiatus

DPW cleans up illegal dump site in South Wilkes-Barre

Finding Common Ground: Pocono religious leaders to discuss pandemic, racism

National News

Corporations have given more than $50 million to lawmakers who back voting restrictions, report says

Sarah Peck and James Alan Fox: Proposed policy would help mayors respond to a mass shooting

Arkansas governor says he favors ‘more restrained approach’ in vetoing transgender youth treatment ban


Police investigating Chinatown assault that some Asian American community leaders say adds to ‘climate of fear’

Attorney Richard A. Sprague — the ‘fearless, fearsome, and feared’ giant of the Philadelphia legal world — has died at 95

Philadelphia Cricket Club removes sign with Native American logo that a neighboring church called offensive

Philadelphia’s latest rental and utility assistance program is now open for tenants and landlords

School district reopens 23 schools in its second phase for hybrid learning

Man killed in triple shooting at Feltonville barbecue

Philly allows more fans into Citizens Bank Park and Wells Fargo Center

Michael Huang of ESPN named The Philadelphia Inquirer’s top sports editor

Philly may have just revolutionized evictions | Editorial

Six months after Walter Wallace Jr.’s death, what have we learned about policing? | Opinion

10 things the Kenney administration must do in Kensington | Opinion

In 2020, we cheered for poll workers, so why aren’t they now prioritized for vaccines ahead of the primary? | Opinion

Cancer Treatment Centers of America to sell Pa. hospital, lay off hundreds


‘Genuine Pittsburgh’: Hazelwood riverfront plan pumps new life into old industrial relics

Pittsburgh Public Schools welcoming back students today

With legal appeals exhausted, ex-county Councilman Charles McCullough will go to prison

NYC city planner tapped to manage Pittsburgh Land Bank

Police launch investigation into racist graffiti on the South Side

Pittsburgh firefighter hurt while assisting at blaze in Mt. Oliver

PNC Park welcomes back fans with new safety protocols, food choices

125 trees to be planted on Eliza Furnace Trail in Pittsburgh

Christmas trees now available as free mulch across Pittsburgh

World of Wheels returns to Pittsburgh and it’s ‘pretty much business as usual’

State News

$3.28 million Match 6 lottery ticket sold in Monroeville

Amputee and paralyzed veterans pension program available to veterans

Your View by PPL Electric Utilities: How to avoid ‘bait and switch’ electricity price offers

Document: Feds’ proposal refers to expanded “bed space” in Berks detention center

Houlahan sees ‘positive energy’ in Kennett Square during tour


Maintenance work to Allegheny Tunnel could cause turnpike delays in Somerset County

Bridges being repaired on Cross Valley Expressway


Democrats will get an extra chance this year to push legislation without Republicans

Biden’s infrastructure plan should prioritize cleanliness, not just efficiency, for waterways

Some members of Pa. delegation say Capitol security must increase after attack