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Sen. Williams opening district office in Harrison

Bucks County’s last dry town could start allowing alcohol sales thanks to a new state law

Pa. lawmakers urge letting voters decide on changing Lower Makefield’s dry status

A Pennsylvania lawmaker who won despite a sexual harassment allegation won’t seek reelection again

Longtime state Rep. Tom Caltagirone of Reading will not seek reelection

Berks legislator to retire, ending as the longest-serving state representative in Pa. history

Toughen phone use preclusion

Plans to shut down public cyber charter schools will hurt my children | Opinion

Legislators look for ways to minimize impact of SCI Retreat closure

Wolf follows through, announces SCI-Retreat’s closure

DOC report recommends closing of SCI Retreat


Airbnb and similar sites hide fees from customers. A proposed law seeks transparency.


Police chief: Arnold, New Kensington homicides not connected

Groom accused of sex assault of teen waitress at reception in Eastern Pa. gets probation

Quadruple murderer moved from one Pa. prison into higher security facility


Pa. Department of Education announces $5.7 million in STEM grants

As Scranton schools test for lead in water, state investigators visit district

Four people apply for Scranton School Board vacancy

Crestwood, Wilkes-Barre Area awarded state grants

Burrell superintendent concerned about police coverage in schools

Michelle Obama’s school lunch program faces new cuts on former first lady’s birthday

Western Pa. colleges in line for grants to prevent sexual violence on campus


Swing Left hopes to color local House, Senate seats blue this year

Beaver County Commissioners: Voting law changes could impact presidential election

Health Care

Flu’s first wave is easing in Pa., N.J. But wait!

No action needed: Medical transport system remains unchanged

Fighting cancer: Screenings for the disease can save lives

Local News

Lackawanna County agency to seek meeting on closed Abingtons senior center

Longtime Scranton police lieutenant retires

Development plans unknown for South Abington Twp. Properties

Reading Fire + Ice Fest: hot time on a cold night

Berwyn Fire co. opens new EMS substation, cutting response time in half

Agreement nearly complete on Agan Park joint recreation board

3 injured, 1 critical, after Westmoreland County tanker truck explosion

Westmoreland tourism grants top $300K

Local NAACP honors life of Dr. King

Luzerne County manager not interested in relocating county prison to SCI Retreat

Judge’s party switch could be key

Voters gave Amesbury the gavel; he should keep it

Historic Nanticoke building condemned, will be razed

Schuylkill Co. Planning Commission mulls draft of curative amendment

National News

Va. court upholds governor’s stopgap Capitol weapons ban

SCOTUS to discuss faithless electors; some fear unrest in 2020 election


After a deadly blast in South Philadelphia, neighbors are still living a nightmare, wondering if it’s safe to be in their own homes.

What to know about Philly’s old, brittle gas mains after a crack caused a deadly explosion

New asbestos contamination closes McClure Elementary for a second time

Board chair to lead process aimed at making Art Museum ‘free from misconduct of any kind’

Philly City Council members shared their spring priorities. The Editorial Board is watching. | Editorial

Philly refinery auction said to attract Chicago developer that rehabs industrial properties

Body found in basement of a South Philly twin identified as teen mother missing since September

Philadelphia Defender Association refuses to recognize public defenders union — for now

At Saturday’s Women’s March, it may feel like an uphill battle, but three teen speakers only see possibility | Helen Ubiñas

‘America 250’ birthday planners seek local projects, national funds


Mac Miller fans come a long way to honor the rapper on the North Side

Port Authority cellphone app for bus fares to be tested

Roads slick from snow, but 73 trucks work city, county

No questions asked: City, church leaders urge community to surrender weapons on MLK holiday in gun buyback event

Scammer using naked photos impersonates Allegheny County police to get money

Voters could have chance to put term limits on county council members

State News

Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana program faces persistent pot shortages

Here’s how to purchase Mega Millions, Powerball tickets online

New leadership at Peoples Gas vows company will remain unchanged

Women’s March will go on today despite forecast

Here’s why the Lehigh Valley is seeing massive flocks of snow geese, but are there too many?

Spotted lanternfly could cost Pa. $500 million, thousands of jobs: Penn State study

Delco challenges ‘The Rock’ to make Media girl’s wish come true


Nunes aide communicated with Parnas about Ukraine campaign, messages show