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Tube City Center opens in storied Daily News building in McKeesport

Community celebrates opening of the new Tube City Center in McKeesport

Tube City Center open in McKeesport

New hub for business, innovation will benefit 30 different communities

Old McKeesport Daily News Building Given New Life

Gov. Wolf’s proposed minimum-wage for Pa. is facing a rocky road

UPMC plan to restrict health care benefits for Pa. troopers is flat-out wrong | PennLive letters

Editorial: It’s time to end towns’ free ride on state police

Baker, Toohil get it right


Marijuana town halls start in Harrisburg with strong showing of support for legal pot


Verizon promised free Echo, Amazon Prime, but didn’t deliver, Pennsylvania lawsuit claims

Century III Mall granted $5M line of credit to keep operating during bankruptcy

Vandergrift Dollar General open, free $10 gift cards given for Saturday grand reopening

Auto Mall rep says talk of sale isn’t true

New zinc coating plant to open in Midland


Robert Bowers, accused in Tree of Life synagogue shootings, arraigned

Pittsburgh Mills store owner accused of selling counterfeit items says charge is racially motivated

Report: Inmates pay higher price for calls in Wyoming County

Corrections officers group: SCI-Somerset attacks reflect violation of pact; prison still on lockdown


Homeowners fight Lower Merion schools’ takeover of their property

When citizens don’t count: The story of a school district out of control

Highlands School District residents call for transparency on school closure, budget

STEM, computer science enhancement in Pa. schools gets nearly $10M in grants

Bethlehem Area School District looking at no tax increase

School board in Lehigh County to discuss later school start times

East Penn agrees to study later start times

Lackawanna Trail students get jumpstart on careers and higher education with state grant

RACC president honored with national award

Health Care

Put patients first: Josh Shapiro applies needed pressure


Few things grow well on the coal wastes, hemp is one of them

With mixed signals from Washington, banks won’t touch cannabis

Local News

Board denies Exeter Township rehab center plan

Exeter Twp. zoning hearing board votes down proposed drug treatment center

Lisman will retire as Luzerne County coroner next month

Vigil remembers Phylicia Thomas on 15th anniversary of disappearance

Demolition begins at shuttered St. Joseph Church in Nanticoke

Luzerne County employee raises on council agenda tonight

Trials for two former Lackawanna County Prison guards charged with sexual abuse remain on hold

Scranton council wants to hear from police chief, DA on decriminalizing marijuana

Residents aren’t happy that a beloved Delco pub could become a church

Westmoreland asks state to investigate sale of Rivertowne tavern property

Raw sewage floods unit at McMurtry Towers in Vandergrift

Reading City Council questions how, when key city posts will be filled

Reading council, administration spar over new fire stations

National News

Virginia governor stirs up new controversy: Were the first Africans brought here ‘indentured servants’ or slaves?

As America battles over race, sex, and politics, how can citizens find forgiveness? | Opinion

Washington measles outbreak: Why we should fear this vaccine-preventable disease

New Jersey

New Jersey Catholic dioceses launch compensation fund for victims of clergy sex abuse


After three-plus terms, Philly Councilman Bill Greenlee will not seek reelection

Kenney uses social media to announce bid for second term as Philly mayor, and promptly gets dragged

Sources in ‘Johnny Doc’ case: PPA board chair Ashdale bribed councilman to squash agency audit

Wawa opening in Northeast Philadelphia shopping center this Valentine’s Day

What does it mean for Philly’s Latin dance scene that its studios are in flux?

A crazy, ambitious, expensive, and totally worth it idea to preserve Philly’s history | Opinion

An intriguing match up of Philadelphia’s history museum and Drexel University | Editorial

Philly City Council could have fought opioids by placing limits on pharma reps

Controversy swirls around new Philadelphia city voting system


Pittsburgh tow truck drivers doubtful about proposed city procedures

Bike Pittsburgh survey: Bicyclists trust self-driving vehicles, lose confidence in human drivers

Developer shopping naming rights to help finance Hunt Armory ice skating complex

Pittsburgh Foundation names Riverlife veteran Lisa Schroeder as next president

Juke Records in Bloomfield to close

Ethics Board gives conditional green light to Pittsburgh police commander business

Phylicia Rashad is part of ‘new dawn’ at August Wilson Cultural Center

August Wilson Center celebrates its 10th anniversary with some exciting changes

More than 4 tons of deli meats, cheeses donated to Pittsburgh food bank

Poems about Pittsburgh neighborhoods will be displayed in Port Authority vehicles

Future of Penn Plaza site in East Liberty about to be finalized

State News

‘Non Sequitur’ comic strip dropped by Pa. newspaper over hidden Trump profanity

PennDOT license, photo centers to close for holiday

Abuse survivors hope to see more Catholics at listening sessions with Bishop Gainer | Opinion

Code Blue declaration for Montgomery County extended

Erie sisters struggle with S.N.A.P. changes


Vehicle, speed restrictions in place on interstates

Exeter Township supervisors frustrated by PennDOT project on Perkiomen Avenue

Demise of Bieber nets Berks new transportation options

Bieber bus shutdown leaves senior citizen group without ride to Philadelphia Flower Show

Lucky 13: Lehigh Valley International Airport adds Nashville as latest non-stop service


Negotiators reach deal on border security to avoid shutdown

Ocasio-Cortez retracts erroneous information about ‘Green New Deal’

House Dems condemn freshman colleague Omar’s comments as anti-Semitic