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End LGBTQ discrimination

Bedford highlights new feed project

MERGING SCHOOLS | Research suggests sweeping statewide consolidations would have mixed financial results for Pennsylvania communities

Finally, ban puppy mills


German discount grocery chain nixes proposed Wilkes-Barre Twp. Location

Berks sports facilities take growing slice of $11.4 billion sports tourism pie

Clergy Sex Abuse

In Carmichaels, a pastor whose name appears on grand jury list addresses his congregation

Area Catholics on Pa. grand jury report: ‘It’s sad … heartbreaking’

‘Enough is enough’: Brighton Heights priest accused in grand jury report says little at Sunday Mass

Pennsylvania, despite all its findings of child sexual abuse, does way too little to help its victims | John Baer

Catholics consider withholding donations amid scandals

Bishop David Zubik: Church today ‘not the church’ of grand jury report

With his blessing? Report: Timlin knew about dozens of abuse allegations

Bishop apologizes in video message to local parishioners

Bishop defends level of detail Scranton diocese disclosed

‘Let’s call them what they truly are, crimes’: one Diocese of Harrisburg priest’s message


A young woman’s murder rekindles distrust of police in Aliquippa

In Veterans Court, former service members fight new battle — for redemption

Re-entry program for ex-prisoners gets boost from state


School districts address security as new school year gets underway

West Deer considers putting police in Deer Lakes schools

Strike at Forbes Road vo-tech would affect students at 8 school districts

Fire forces Northwest Area to delay first week of school

New superintendents to lead three school districts in Berks

District highlights heading into the new school year in Berks, Tri-County areas

PIAA football playoffs have made memories for 30 years

Incoming freshmen collaborate to tackle food insecurity in Scranton School District

Many college students can’t manage the stress of daily life. This tool can help.

The 411 on 529s


Voter registrations among young people rise in Berks, across Pennsylvania

Delma Rivera-Lytle officially approved as candidate for 93rd District

Local News

Municipal funding assistance needed in proposed Luzerne County 911 emergency radio upgrade, officials say

Luzerne County seeking applications for new election job

Too much rain bad for wells?

Pittston Tomato Festival wraps up with music, food and fun

Restoration of historic mine car moves forward in Ashley

Scranton council solicitor: Park lease appears to violate ethics code

Mayor sees savings in LED project

Pioneer Day celebrates anthracite coal industry

Proposal for taller hotels put to bed for now

‘Kindhearted’ Kaley holds cookie sale, raises more than $850 to benefit Harrison police

Motorcycle run raises money for Officer Brian Shaw Scholarship Fund

Giving back produces a paycheck for New Kensington man

What you need to know about the trial of Vaughn Spencer

Allentown’s Pride in the Park, for 25th celebration Sunday, brings together ‘LGBT homies’

Run4Sam draws about 120 runners to 11th annual fundraiser in Spring Township

National News

A toxic comeback? If anything, the EPA should tighten asbestos restrictions


Would-be police HQ site at West Philly insurance building to become public health campus

A senseless murder in Philly is latest sign that toxic masculinity is killing us | Will Bunch

Despite the rain (again), Dominicans celebrated culture and their Philly impact

How reverse mortgages can hurt, rather than help, aging Philly homeowners

Philadelphia needs Election Day workers | Opinion


The Shrine Circus in Pittsburgh is entering its 69th year — and it could be the last

Pittsburgh Land Bank sale process questioned

On Liberty Avenue, the pedestrians get an extra traffic lane

Documentary highlights efforts to memorialize 1.5 million children killed in the Holocaust

State News

Financial path sought for one hidden gem in Fayette County

McDonald boy, 13, killed in ATV accident

Flight 93 passengers, crew ‘looked evil in the eye and stopped it,’ air traffic controller recalls


PennDOT adopts latest 12-year plan with several local bridges listed for rehab

Change in paratransit funding, private vendors worries Westmoreland officials

Bridge work finished on Little Deer Creek Valley Road

Queen City Airport marks its 75th anniversary: ‘A real gem’


Small Business Administration chief Linda McMahon is Trump’s happy wrestler