Select Page


Solutions, not attacks: Daryl Metcalfe further debases political discourse

Examine taxes


How a massive Bethlehem fulfillment center fits into QVC, HSN’s hopes to turn business around


Alleged kidnapper killed by deadly force in Warrior Run

Suspect dead, girl safe after Nanticoke abduction

3 officers exposed to fentanyl


In Leechburg, an elementary school stands against a tide of poverty

A threat to our future: Reading scores indict education


How Pennsylvania could improve voting and elections, according to advocates and experts

‘I know Joe’s heart’: Why Black voters are backing Biden

Western Pa. Democrats divided on Buttigieg’s chances to take state back from Trump

Democrat Joe Sestak drops his long-shot presidential bid

Montana Gov. Steve Bullock drops bid for Democratic presidential nomination

Health Care

For Berks hospitals, treating patients more than medical

Shopping for health insurance? Be wary of being led into ‘junk plans,’ Sen. Bob Casey Jr. says

Local News

South Abington Twp. receives grant to pave road

Attorney Robert W. Munley Jr. dies at 89; his legal career and charity outside the courtroom inspired many

Fell Twp. looking to demolish century-old schoolhouse by the spring

New Scranton Controller promises thoroughness

Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign goes digital

Project to help single moms this Christmas

Luzerne County receiving revenue from reverse tax appeal

County council will vote on 911 upgrade, voting machines

Birthday bash planned for ‘junior fire chief’

‘Misfits’ are anything but in this New Kensington kitchen

Jeannette residents say they still support Terrelle Pryor despite domestic fight, arrest

Sacred Heart Villa in Muhlenberg Township still seeking a buyer

Reading senior living residents make scarves to kick off annual soup kitchen giveaway–kick-off-annual-soup-kitchen-giveaway

Like father, like daughter: Family makes history among ranks of Philly’s new firefighters

Bucks Democrats appoint businessman to review county finances

New Jersey

N.J. prepares for wave of sex-abuse lawsuits as window opens extending victims’ right to sue


Philadelphia has a gun violence epidemic. What if it were treated like any other contagious disease?

Two women say Philly’s most venerable arts school mishandled their sexual assaults. Years later, the case is still rattling the institution.

16-year-old girl is the 106th person under 18 shot in Philadelphia this year

Black Santa spreads holiday cheer and inclusion in Fashion District

How this mom turned near-tragedy into a win for Philly’s most vulnerable kids


Pittsburgh-based family support agency wants every child to receive a toy for Christmas

Inspectors find no problems with Smithfield Street Bridge after barge strike

City to match $100,000 in state funds to begin Hays Woods planning

Norfolk Southern’s plan for double-stacked rail cars on the North Side heads to mediation

Obituary / Mariss Jansons led the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and other top ensembles

Officer injured while ejecting fan from Heinz Field

State News

Look-alike Oxycodone pill laced with fentanyl worries officials

Game Commission reviewing video of men kicking, mocking injured deer

White House, CDC in dispute over crucial study on toxic chemicals, sources say

Sewer mandates befuddle municipalities


TRAFFIC ALERT: Travel restrictions in place for eastbound motorists

Twists, turns, bridges, tunnels could complicate Western Pa. hyperloop projects

Report highlights Pa. transportation challenges


U.S. Supreme Court to take up high stakes gun rights case this week