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Santarsiero named to Bucks govt. transition team; team makes first selections

End backlog for state park conservation


Pennsylvania’s head boomer and a WWE heel air your Festivus grievances


Chewy building new facility in Lackawanna County

Using old oil and gas wells as collateral, Diversified gets $200M from hungry investors

Why Trump’s steel tariff didn’t save U.S. Steel workers from layoffs


Delco funeral home director pocketed nearly $900K meant for burials, DA says

Philly man arraigned on charges in W-B homicide

Police: SCI-Dallas inmate ran murder-for-hire plot from prison

York County man accused of killing parents says he was off medication

Appeal of man convicted of 1988 lawmaker slaying rejected


Patriots DE Chase Winovich pays off school lunch debt for West Jefferson Hills students

Plum School District students raise more than $42,000 in 20th year of Make-A-Wish telethon

Lower Burrell school nixes holiday parties, replaces with ‘Kids for Kids’ market fundraiser

Scranton School District solicitor says no to payroll tax

Health Care

AG Shapiro files petition on behalf of laid-off Ellwood City Medical Center workers

Attorney General: Fix Ellwood hospital or step aside

Local News

Cummings, O’Malley name Cerra Lackawanna County Tax Claim Bureau head

Scranton Mayor-elect Cognetti gives birth to baby girl

One of the wealthiest counties in Pennsylvania says it’s finally close to ending homelessness

New Kensington Council schedules special meeting to adopt budget, tax increase

Berks Latino Workforce Development Corp. forms to fill workforce development gap

Reading City Council reintroduces ordinances to help city development

County security guards now armed

Wilkes-Barre Mayor George defends use of city car for personal use

Wilkes-Barre’s newest firefighters graduate training

Lost or forgotten bikes, long piling up in Bethlehem police headquarters, get rehabbed and gifted to kids


Why the next Philly police contract may not be negotiated behind closed doors

A South Philly street’s Christmas tradition still pumping despite deflating Santa

For Philly’s Christmas Eve, a feast of wishes | Editorial

Philadelphia is 1,000 miles away from Iowa, but it’s hosting an official Iowa caucus

For black folks, impeachment doesn’t mean much | Solomon Jones

The rhythms and rush of Christmas in Philly | Mike Newall

Two teenagers shot, one fatally, in afternoon Philly shootings

3 men critical after 3 separate North Philadelphia shootings

Why Philly City Councilwoman Helen Gym is standing by her indicted colleague Bobby Henon

Two women grew up in the former Soviet Union. Their paths tragically crossed in Northeast Philadelphia.

How the PES refinery shutdown is a good opportunity for Philly | Opinion

Society Hill bike lanes raise questions about whether the Kenney administration really supports Vision Zero | Opinion


Menorah parade, festival add to Hanukkah tradition in Pittsburgh

Menorah Parade illuminates the streets of Pittsburgh

City to residents: Christmas tree recycling season is around the corner

Lottery ticket worth over $1M sold at Penn Hills grocery store

Allegheny County Health Department warns of bad air quality in region

Polluted air plagues Clairton, Mon valley again

Lawsuit: School bus driver abandoned kids two miles from school

Councilwoman Harris probed for taking city curios

Pittsburgh police investigate allegation that Darlene Harris took city property

PUC denies (mostly) city’s request for bridge work delays

Cops: Pittsburgh Uber driver shot assailant in self-defense

Allegheny County Sheriff’s deputies distribute free poinsettias in Downtown Pittsburgh

State News

Report looks at impact of coal mining on ‘neighbors on the surface’

Fred Rooney, former Lehigh Valley congressman, dies at 94

How choices by Trump’s Justice Department could jeopardize domestic violence and rape crisis services across Pennsylvania.


Delay in funding change may have saved Westmoreland’s paratransit system

Berks County travelers among record number to hit the road for holidays

BARTA changes in 2020 to include expanded Berkshire Mall service, altered Broadcasting Square schedule


McConnell, Pelosi dig in on impasse over Trump’s Senate trial

Let states decide on pot: Feds should not interfere on marijuana reform

Cartwright announces $3M in HHS funds for The Wright Center

Gun research overdue gift