Coronavirus – COVID-19

Poll shows Pennsylvanians think it’s important to follow covid safety guidelines. But are they actually doing it?

Allegheny County reports 2 new deaths, 82 new COVID-19 cases

Allegheny County reports 82 new coronavirus cases, 2 new deaths

Westmoreland County adds 16 new coronavirus cases

48 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Luzerne County; 654 statewide

48 new COVID-19 cases reported in Luzerne County on Sunday

Region sees 56 new coronavirus cases, most in Luzerne County

Ross nursing home reports 39 new coronavirus cases

Nearly a quarter of residents at these four Lancaster nursing homes have died from COVID-19

Few nursing home deaths recorded in Chester County

Should you be tested for COVID-19? Only if you are in a priority group

COVID-19 pandemic and shutdowns have burdened caregivers, Pitt research finds

Digital divide among seniors makes for pandemic problems


New state law could help Erie County communities fight blight

Details make gerrymander even worse


For movie theaters in the Philly suburbs, getting customers to show up is a bigger hurdle than getting them to comply with coronavirus restrictions

The gender pay equity problem nobody is talking about

Future murky for Moosic Dave & Buster’s


Bars closed and traffic dropped during the pandemic, but DUI arrests are up

A man exchanged gunfire with police after fleeing a dispute over wearing a mask at a Lehigh County cigar store

Alleged teenage killer to face judge on juvenile petition


Need to know: Returning to school in Pennsylvania

While other school districts going with hybrid plan, Chester Upland is first in Delaware County to go virtual this fall

School officials: Beaver, Central Catholic athletes test positive for coronavirus

Beaver suspends extracurricular activities after student-athlete tests positive for COVID-19

‘Pause and pivot’: What’s working, what’s not as schools move forward with fall sports

Cyber charter schools fill up as parents seek virtual options

Union claims ‘no transparency’ in Scranton School District revamped hiring process

A less costly way to a four-year degree: Go to community college first

Pa. colleges have survived wars and the Great Depression. Can they survive COVID-19?

‘I’d be nuts not to be anxious’: Pa. college administrators prepare for unpredictable fall semester


Women with ties to Pittsburgh hired to help Joe Biden’s Pennsylvania campaign

Lingering Luzerne County election issues discussed


Live! Casino Pittsburgh betting on dealer school to fill positions

Health Care

Pennsylvania marketplace health insurance premiums will fall 5% in January

Hospital construction boom unaffected by pandemic in Western Pa.

Local News

Redevelopment reveals Scranton Lace history; new ‘village’ to rise, replace blight

Reading still mulling ways to redevelop Penn Square, where maintenance expenses to run into the millions

Reading redevelopment starting to happen

Three Allentown council members call for Gerlach and Siegel to be censured for joining Black Lives Matter protests

Hundreds gather for separate BLM, Back the Blue rallies

‘Back the Blue’ shows support for cops in Ridley

Kennett Square unites to create artisan parklet for West State Street businesses at ‘zero-cost’ to merchants, borough

Remote access to Luzerne County government services encouraged

County buildings reopen Monday; pandemic precautions in place

Can downtown Lancaster recover from its COVID-19 coma?


Philly neighborhood prays for 7-year-old shot in the head on his family’s porch

1 dead, 1 injured in shooting at illegal drag race, Philly police say

Penn, Drexel officers’ presence on 52nd Street renews calls to defund campus police

Eagles head coach Doug Pederson tests positive for coronavirus

New program aims to help people of color find media jobs

Sixers’ Shake Milton wants focus on racial injustice — not his performance against the Pacers

Washington Ave. could be a great city street, with new survey pointing the way | Editorial


Audit reveals food disparities, contract issues at Allegheny County Jail, Shuman Center

Veterans hold Black Lives Matter rally in Pittsburgh

State News

New plans in place at Seven Tubs to deal with crowds

Mysterious Pa. ‘Moneyman’ holds public scavenger hunt with $10K prize

Less than half of Pa.’s millennials own a home | The Numbers Racket


U.S. senator: Jim Harbaugh’s pay illustrates ‘civil rights crisis’ in college football