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State grants just start; help restaurants

CapStar Q+A: Pa. House Democratic Leader Joanna McClinton on bipartisanship, redistricting

Eliminating the “Hastert Rule in PA | PennLive letters

Coronavirus – COVID-19


After no cases or deaths for months, virus rages in personal care home

152 cases of COVID-19 reported in Luzerne County on Sunday

Regional COVID-19 death total breaks 1,000

Coronavirus cases trending downward; Cambria adds 79 cases and no deaths

Despite virus’ terrible toll, worst may lie ahead thanks to holiday travel, Fauci warns

The COVID-19 vaccine rollout is a mess. Blame the U.S. health-care system l Analysis

With COVID-19 vaccines arriving, life could return to ‘normal’ by summer … maybe

Trump abruptly signs COVID-19 relief bill after holding up $600 checks, jobless aid for days

Nurses are reaching their COVID-19 breaking point. It didn’t have to be this way. | Expert Opinion


‘I can’t be six feet away from you while I’m waiting on you’

Businesses use COVID-19 testing and other tools to stay open during the pandemic.

Retailers expand options for returns as they brace for avalanche of unwanted holiday gifts

10X Fitness centers open despite state shutdown order

51 central Pa. businesses that opened in 2020 despite the COVID-19 pandemic

Rise Erie to open 2nd medical marijuana dispensary in Erie County


How outrage over police-involved deaths brings rare look at use-of-force policies in PA


Online form open to complaints of schools not following health requirements

Pa. education groups say stimulus deal just one step for schools

Environmental task force provides guidance to Scranton School District

Group of Greensburg Salem students call for end of senior projects

Long ignored, private online schools see golden opportunity in pandemic

McCaskey hoopsters struggling finding places to play since city, school district remove outdoor rims

Villanova coach Jay Wright tests positive for COVID-19, resulting in pause of all men’s basketball team activities


Casino revenues decreased across state last month, report shows

Health Care

Living donors help fill lifesaving need for kidney transplants

Local News

Lackawanna County officials detail use of millions in federal COVID-19 relief funds

Potential LCTA/COLTS merger still on county council agenda

Monday Update: Scranton eyes reviving defunct Nay Aug Park pool

Outdoor activities in high demand despite First Day Hike cancellation

Editorial: Decision to end Reading’s DID program poorly timed

YMCA of Bucks County outlines expansion plans for new year

National News

Officials: Nashville bombing suspect Anthony Q. Warner died in blast, appears to have acted alone

Army Green Beret charged in Illinois bowling alley shooting that killed 3

1 killed, 5 wounded in shooting during music video filming

New Jersey

New Jersey’s use-of-force reforms can guide police in Pa. and beyond | Editorial


History shows canceling the New Year’s Day parade will not stop the Mummers from marching

Why Philadelphia’s business community rarely gets its way in City Hall

Philly’s new commerce director seeks a better path for Philly employers

Six innovative Philly museums are forging a future through COVID-19 pact

Next up for Four Seasons Total Landscaping: A surf and turf ‘gala’ to raise money for ALS awareness

Argument over parking spot led to shooting that killed a father, his 15-year-old son, and injured a nephew, family says

Philly and Camden police search for killers in weekend shootings

A Philly developer shirked a deal to build affordable homes as housing officials stood by

From a pandemic, to police shootings, to protests, the city needs to adjust


“It was absolutely incredible:” Foster Love Project receives largest-ever donation

UPMC study adapts well known Brazilian program to prevent teen sexual violence

A timely relief effort

State News

With Oct. 1 deadline looming, state expects surge in Real ID applications

Illegal dumping up more than 200 percent across Pennsylvania

State police seek donated horses for mounted patrol unit

Pa.’s natural gas industry is powering the economy and leading on climate change | Opinion


Federal Railroad Administration orders plans to fix dangerous rail crossings


Rep. Conor Lamb thinks Democrats (and Republicans) will unite together behind Biden’s version of ‘America first’

Joe Biden will cut tariffs, change immigration policy and rebuild infrastructure, Moodys’ Mark Zandi predicts