The unapologetic progressive or pragmatic statesman? Gov. Wolf prepares for a second term

Pa. Gov. Tom Wolf, at halftime of an 8-year tenure, says he’ll focus on achievable goals

Tax increases, decreases in Gov. Tom Wolf’s first term: What happened

Inauguration 2019: 13 ways it will differ from Gov. Tom Wolf’s first one

What Pa. wines, beers will they be drinking at Gov. Wolf’s inauguration?


5 Berks lawmakers take leadership roles

New state Sen. Kearney named Dem chair of local government committee

Punishing addicted mothers a complex problem

Garry Lenton: Why legalizing weed could be a good thing

Smoking cost still massive

Despite election gains, Congress and General Assembly still a boys’ club | Editorial


Firm to shut down Pennsylvania plant, affecting more than 200 jobs

Fidelity Bank branch opening features free car seat checks, $15,000 grant

Convenient Food Mart set to open soon

Catholic Church

After sex abuse allegations, archdiocese takes action on 3 Philly priests


Prison warden seeks more guards


In Pa., most cyber charter schools operate with expired state agreements

Pa. educators want science standards to do more than teach students to win on Jeopardy!


2020 Democratic primary set to intensify

Health Care

Greenfield Twp. health center nearing completion

Local News

Luzerne County workers buy toys for children removed from home on Christmas Eve

Scranton mayor: I’m not resigning

No municipal property tax increases in Lackawanna County this year

Boys and Girls program helps young men succeed

Girl Scouts mark World Thinking Day

No municipal property tax increases in Lackawanna County this year

Courtright must clear air

‘Suspicious’ blaze leaves 11 homeless

Long waiting times for ambulances not tolerated

Hazleton library receives ‘Silver Star’ status

Anderson’s planned retirement to make it tough for GOP to regain power among Westmoreland commissioners

Leechburg library reopens after major 8-month tech renovation

Berks panhandlers have varied reasons, levels of need

Five takeaways on Moody’s decision to downgrade ANIZDA bond ratings

Documents raise questions on East Rockhill quarry’s past

Cambria receives stormwater grants

National News

Sarah Thomas makes history by becoming first woman on-field official in NFL playoff game

Opioid Crisis

Editorial: A glimmer of hope in the long battle against opioids


Traffic deaths on Roosevelt Blvd spiked in 2018. A safety fix may not be in place until the fall.

Liberty Coca-Cola bottling execs talk soda, taxes, and tea, and how to make their messages resonate in Philly

In racially diverse 14th District, Philly police target Black drivers 3 times more than whites, analysis shows

Whites maintain grip on leadership roles in Philly

Controller says grant for pet adoption center misspent


Pittsburgh’s $3.5B OnePGH to launch this year, mayor says

Community remembers slain Point Breeze teen while calling to end gun violence

For home-flippers, Pittsburgh region is one of nation’s most profitable bets

Strategy to reduce suspensions in Pittsburgh schools may be working

State News

Growing up through the cracks: As children in poverty struggle, their towns offer little hope

Rankin: Fighting ‘the depressed mindset’

The future of re-use: Recycling is costly, but it shouldn’t be curtailed

‘Who’ll mind the farm?’ is the question for many modern farmers


Lane restrictions set for Route 51 between West End Circle and Parkway West

MONDAY UPDATE: Local railroad sets new freight record


‘Action will be taken’ after Rep. King’s white-supremacy comment, the House GOP leader says