Coronavirus – COVID-19

New CDC guidance says COVID-19 rates in children ‘steadily increasing’

Can air conditioners spread COVID-19?

Many people say they wouldn’t get COVID vaccine: report

Virus restrictions strengthened in South Korea; cases in India hit 2.5M

New Zealand beat the virus once. Can it do it again?

‘We’re clearly not doing enough’: Drop in testing hampers coronavirus response

Doctors see rise in limb-threatening blood clots during covid-19 crisis

Baby born in Dallas believed to be first to contract covid-19 in womb

Pennsylvania reports 850 new coronavirus cases, 20 new deaths 


More than 200 Mohegan Sun Pocono employees face layoffs

Airline CEO ‘shocked’ by vote to switch carriers; Board member says move is needed to keep federal subsidy

Reading-based 3-D printer manufacturer gets boost


Defense lawyers pan N.J.’s plan to restart criminal trials

Pa. attorney general: Wrestling coaches pressured boys to share nude photos of underage classmates

Scammer Cons 65-Year-Old Woman out of $500, State Police Say


Many private schools are planning to open in person as public schools are stuck online

Pa. private, charter schools worry bus cuts will strand students

Pa. schools get state guidance about handling COVID-19 outbreaks

Video of a student crowd at Villanova draws scrutiny as freshmen move in

Central Bucks parents protest school district’s decision to go virtual

Concerned parents speak up about racism, discrimination at Waldorf School of Philadelphia

Officials left wondering how many students will choose charter schools

In-person learning options in NEPA vary by community

College freshmen opting for gap year as COVID-19 changes fall 2020 semesters


What postal delays and lawsuits mean for mail-in ballots in Pennsylvania

Philly coalition organizes to educate ‘skeptical’ Latino voters about November election

Newsweek apologizes for op-ed questioning Kamala Harris’ U.S. citizenship

AP FACT CHECK: Trump skews record on Biden-Harris, economy

Volant farmer to speak at Democratic convention on why he’s switching to Biden

Trump to campaign in Old Forge this week

Mail voting delays likely

Local Democrats excited for convention

Health Care

Medical marijuana sales soar amid COVID-19, making Pa. one of the nation’s fastest growing cannabis markets

Delaying health care can be dangerous during the pandemic, causing deaths and complications in the Lehigh Valley

Last baby born at Pottstown Hospital

Local News

Bucks County residents show bipartisan support for police reforms, including chokehold ban

‘I wanted to make sure our voices were heard loud and clear’: LGBTQ group works to build acceptance in rural Pa.

No new COVID-19 deaths in NEPA, but 32 new cases

In The Spotlight | ‘Give the inspiration’: Johnstown artist uses rap music for expressing faith, ‘feelings’

Berks company’s invention puts face masks within easy reach

Rally calls for back to in-person education in Delaware County schools

Young activists build movement for social change in Montgomery County

National News

Q&A: What’s happening at the US Postal Service, and why?


Philly Naked Bike Ride called off because of the coronavirus

Negotiations at an ‘impasse’ between city and encampment leaders


Homewood partnership goes proactive in guiding future development

Pa. reports 850 new COVID-19 cases, Allegheny County reports 77 new cases and 1 death

The Coop Chicken & Waffles opens brick-and-mortar spot in Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh Foundation ramps up for fund drive to benefit nonprofits as pandemic exacerbates needs


Democrats seriously considering bringing House back into session next week over USPS issues

White House withdraws nomination of William Pendley to head the Bureau of Land Management