Coronavirus – COVID-19

Inside Pennsylvania’s struggle to trace the spread of coronavirus

Overrun with COVID-19, one nursing home managed to dodge the worst

Ambulance crews angry that they did not qualify for state’s hazard pay in the pandemic

Influenza is about to make this coronavirus year even worse. What to know about flu shots.

Pennsylvania reports 619 new coronavirus cases, 2 new deaths

No new deaths in W. Pa., as COVID-19 cases in the region rise by 188

Allegheny County reports 86 new coronavirus cases

12 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Luzerne County; 619 statewide

Westmoreland County adds 15 new coronavirus cases


Clean energy job growth promising


Pennsylvania’s unemployment fund was almost solvent, then the pandemic hit–20200824-67hu7ksmxvgcpp6k3tglcwi7ce-story.html


Marijuana sales booming during pandemic


Man allegedly shoots at police in Montgomery County yard; chief credits oak tree for protection

Pa. offering ‘safe return’ to some parolees who have violated supervision rules


How Berks County schools are reopening: a district-by-district look

Berks County districts prepare for a school year unlike any other

How Berks County schools are reopening: a district-by-district look

‘He’s not being educated’: For students with autism and severe disabilities, the pandemic is a disaster. What comes next?

Pandemic learning pods forming to fill gaps in hybrid school week

Hanover Area suspends start of fall sports practices

Valley View school board moves forward with sponsoring fall sports

Central League officially delays start of fall high school sports

Scranton teachers to begin fourth year with expired contract

Erie County schools ready to return as virus persists

Hempfield teachers, district work out policies to protect teachers from virtual learning issues

Schools aim to feed students — including remote learners — this fall

Despite federal guidance, schools cite privacy laws to withhold info about COVID-19 cases

Some Beaver County districts share student COVID data

Schools stare down teen mental health crisis as they prepare for largely virtual year

We can only open schools safely if we follow the rules | Opinion

Mental health has long been a challenge for grad students. COVID-19 has made it harder.

Penn State fraternity suspended after large ‘social gathering,’ school says


Republicans are trying to survive an anti-Trump wave in the Philly suburbs: ‘A lot of Democrats vote for me’

Trump family, backers to make case for re-election at GOP convention

Most of W.Pa. delegation will watch GOP convention from home

Trump campaign’s election lawsuit in Pennsylvania halted

USPS is key to voting but other parts of the system need improvement too | Editorial

Health Care

Before COVID-19, NEPA patients needed ventilators more often

Local News

Rental property owner sues Scranton, alleging retaliation

White and old no more. Forget everything you think you know about Scranton

Aspinwall seeking $500K from Alcosan for sewage system improvements

Black Lives Matter rally draws counter-protest in bitterly divided Pa. town

County council to discuss proposed review of Mackey case

Pittston’s Facilities Department saves city money

Dominican House celebrates 15 years in Hazleton

West Deer women open Free Store in Russellton to help those in need

National News

Wisconsin protest erupts after video shows police shooting at Black man’s back


2 dead, at least 11 shot — including six teens — since Saturday night in yet another violent Philly weekend

Philly’s Black-owned business crisis: Walloped by the pandemic and closing at faster rates


Florida company plans medical marijuana grow facility in Greater Pittsburgh area

Despite an approved referendum, City Council members are wary about tax hike for parks

Police investigate fatal shooting overnight in Lawrenceville

Police: 1 person dead after shooting in Northview Heights

Delta Foundation to dissolve, says it can’t go forward without Pittsburgh Pride revenue

Port Authority holds virtual hearing for Carnegie park-and-ride garage

Port Authority returns to full bus service, but COVID-19 will have an impact

Pittsburgh Police social media policy under review as posts made by officer are investigated

State News

More than 4,000 gallons of milk, food will be given away in Western Pa. this week


Kellyanne Conway to leave White House, cites desire to focus on family