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Mastriano hopes to issue election subpoenas within 2 weeks | WITF

Arcadia University presented with $1 million grant | Publicspirit |

Guy Ciarrocchi: A roadmap to reforming Pennsylvania (

Pennsylvania redistricting hearing delves into basic building blocks of legislative maps – The Morning Call (

Redistricting reformers want changes to how political maps are drawn | City & State PA (

SACA wins state grant for second phase of affordable housing project ‘Conestoga North’ | Local News |

New endorsement laws could create pitfalls for college athletes | Opinion | Pennsylvania Capital-Star (


Coronavirus – COVID-19

DelVal Residents Divided on New CDC Mask Guidance – DV Journal (

Residents in six Midstate counties with ‘substantial spread’ should mask up, CDC says (

Philadelphia, for now, will not follow NYC’s mandate to require vaccination proof for indoor dining – Philadelphia Business Journal (

Wegmans mask policy changes as COVID-19 cases continue to rise (

NASCAR to require masks in enclosed areas going forward | Sports |

PPG Paints Arena recommends masks, starting with tonight’s James Taylor concert |

Lancaster County now at ‘substantial’ level of COVID-19 transmission: CDC | Health |

‘This fifth wave is indeed a pandemic of the unvaccinated’: LGH chief of infectious diseases | Health |

Delta variant increases COVID-19 cases in Bucks, Montgomery counties (

Delta variant fueling rapid rise in COVID-19 cases in Philadelphia | Local News |

Hanover Area announces masking mandate, some new initiatives | Education |

DAMA updates mask policy | coronavirus |

Virologist resigns from Boyertown COVID task force after 5-4 vote on mask policy | News |

State will text Pennsylvanians that missed second COVID-19 shot | Pennsylvania |

Pa. surpasses 1,000 covid cases a day for 1st time since May |

Is the Delta Variant Making Younger Adults ‘Sicker, Quicker’? – The New York Times (



Low Wages, Enhanced Benefits Causing PA’s Labor Shortage – DV Journal (

New Pennsylvania tax exemption looks to spur data center development, thousands of jobs – Philadelphia Business Journal (

Comcast Rise helps minority-owned small businesses (

Nonprofit permanently closing its last Lehigh Valley thrift store – The Morning Call (

Amid inflation and staffing shortages, is now the time for Pa.’s minimum wage to increase? | Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Chewy bringing 550 jobs to Pittston Township pharmacy fulfillment center | Times Leader

Cold storage warehouse eyed for Coca-Cola land in Humboldt Industrial Park North | News |

ATI reports $49.2M second-quarter loss, says worker strike cost $40.3M |



GIORDANO: Philadelphia Denies Need for More Cops as Crime Rises – DV Journal (

Pennsylvania contractor pleads guilty in largest prevailing wage criminal case in U.S. history | Pennsylvania |

Pa. construction firm pleads no contest, sentenced for theft and violation of prevailing wage act (

Glenn O. Hawbaker to pay more than $20 million in restitution to Pa. workers | Pennsylvania Capital-Star (



COVID-19 mask policies fall to individual PA school districts (

Cumberland Valley School District makes decision on mask mandate for 21-22 school year (

Penn State students, faculty call for university to require COVID-19 vaccine – The Morning Call (

Penn State strongly encouraging, not mandating covid vaccine |

District plans upgrades, classroom walls at West Scranton Intermediate School | Education |

Pittsburgh-area college students facing a new year with mask mandates and vaccine requirements | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Editorial: A glut of dorm rooms cries out for innovation |



Biden, Wolf, top Dems say Cuomo should go; NY Gov remains defiant | Times Leader

Pennsylvania Senate Race Adds Another Local Contender to Mix – News Break

Shontel Brown Edges Nina Turner In Ohio Democratic U.S. House Primary : NPR

Effort launched to take over the Allegheny County Democratic Committee from the inside | News | Pittsburgh | Pittsburgh City Paper (

Trump-backed Carey, centrist Brown win Ohio U.S. House races | News |

Voters on both sides in this Pa. swing district worry about rising prices | WITF

Jeff Bartos, Pennsylvania Republican Senate candidate, blends business talk with culture war rhetoric (



Spirit And American Airlines Cancel Hundreds Of Flights : NPR

Route 80 rockfall projects gets pushed back (again) as costs soar (

Improving the Ben Franklin Parkway demands smarts and art, not costly engineering | Opinion (



Kosierowski named to Healthcare Power 100 List | Abington Journal (

Mosquitos carrying West Nile Virus detected in York County (

LVHN patient information among those stolen during the Accellion FTA hack – The Morning Call (


State News

Pa. Sen. Bob Casey, state legislators rallying in D.C. urge Congress to act on voting rights | Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

Op-Ed: Pennsylvania is a microcosm of America’s housing crisis | Pennsylvania |

High court gives Pa. county OK to delay eviction cases while tenants wait for rental relief · Spotlight PA

Wawa distributing gift cards, cash to customers after data breach hack (

Tick prevalence is high this year, Pa. officials warn | News |

John Stefanowicz loses early in Greco-Roman wrestling in Tokyo Olympics (

Joe Kovacs qualifies for Olympics shot put final – The Morning Call (

Reports of mysterious bird disease decreasing in Pennsylvania | WITF


National News

CDC issues new eviction ban for most of US through Oct. 3 | Coronavirus |

Happy birthday, George Edwin Taylor. The first Black presidential candidate | Michael Coard | Pennsylvania Capital-Star (

After Damning Sexual Harassment Report, Will Cuomo Resign? – The New York Times (

Who is Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul? Governor Cuomo’s Possible Successor – The New York Times (

Live: Gov. Cuomo sexually harassed multiple state employees, probe finds (

Home prices keep setting records, but profit margins are slipping in housing market – Philadelphia Business Journal (

Federal Judge Temporarily Blocks Texas And Gov. Abbott From Restricting The Transportation Of Migrants | TPR

What Philadelphia Reveals About America’s Homicide Surge – DV Journal (

An Officer Is Killed In An Attack Outside The Pentagon, Officials Say : NPR

U.S. Takes Gold And Silver In The Fastest Women’s 400 Meter Hurdle Race Ever : Live Updates: The Tokyo Olympics : NPR

Missouri’s Governor Pardons The St. Louis Lawyers Who Waved Guns At BLM Protesters : NPR

DaBaby And The Work Toward A More Inclusive Music Industry : NPR

Passport delays: COVID has put processing on hold. Here’s what we know. (

4 U.S. Capitol Police officers die by suicide following the insurrection –


Local News

‘Village for Kids’ Celebrates 12th Year – Tube City Almanac (

York’s National Night Out helped neighbors help others (

Harrisburg’s National Night Out went all out at Camp Curtin Academy (

Delaware County celebrates National Night Out | Local-news | delcotimes.comJohnstown’s National Night Out puts a ‘friendly face’ on police | Local News |

Conyngham crime watchers stage party for National Night Out | News |

Hilltown residents oppose Lennar plan for age-restricted housing (

SBA Disaster Loan Outreach Center moving to new location (

New Garden Township Supervisors accept key revitalization plan to create community’s vision of St. Anthony’s in the Hills | Local-news |

A proposed Amazon distribution center is conflicting with Lawrenceville’s vision of a more pedestrian-friendly neighborhood | News | Pittsburgh | Pittsburgh City Paper (

New apartment buildings on W. Springettsbury Ave. by York College (

Will Biden’s new moratorium affect Lehigh Valley renters facing eviction? – The Morning Call (

Utility shutoffs affecting many in the Lehigh Valley as pandemic protections pulled – The Morning Call (

Old Forge seeks new order, more than $530,000 in fines and costs against Stocki | News |

New Stanton council holds off vote on 1 million-square-foot warehouse |



Pittsburgh officials call on new UPMC CEO to better support the region | City & State PA (

Jeff Bartos, Pennsylvania Republican Senate candidate, blends business talk with culture war rhetoric (



Coalition of women call on Kenney to declare a gun violence emergency | Local News |



Biden sets eviction ban in variant-stricken areas – Philadelphia Business Journal (

Experts urge Congress to focus on domestic terrorism fight | ABC27

Guest Opinion: AARP and the triumph of image over skeezy reality (

Senators try to sell $1T infrastructure plan to public | PA Power and Policy |

Democrats and Republicans dislike Section 230, but is reform possible? (