Martin Luther King Jr. Day

For just one day, put the guns down for Martin Luther King Jr. | Jenice Armstrong

‘Still much work to be done’: Carlisle pays tribute to Martin Luther King Jr.’s vision

MLK Jr. Day makes us take a look at the past, present and future

Why Martin Luther King’s anti-racism crusade needs to be renewed | Opinion

On the MLK Day of Service, envisioning a ‘Beloved Community’ in your town | Opinion

Martin Luther King Jr. event notes unfinished business

US marks King holiday amid fears of deep racial divisions

The unknown King

Editorial: King’s words of wisdom moved us closer to living his dream

Scranton group commemorates Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Philadelphia: the reigning champ of MLK day in Pa. | The Numbers Racket


State legislators set priorities for 2020


Why TV stations and cable providers keep viewers in the dark about their contracts

Century-old Mechanicsburg hardware store for sale: Small family business ‘is a way of life.’


Teen injured in North Braddock shooting

Police say Pennsylvania woman drove into oncoming car as test of faith

Lackawanna County homicides down in 2019


Low teacher pay but high costs for families. Report urges more investment in Pa. child care

East Penn schools could get new schedules in addition to later start times


The New York Times endorses Elizabeth Warren and Amy Klobuchar for the Democratic nod

League of Women Voters offers campaign school for 2020, 2021 candidates

‘It’s really an opportunity for anybody to get involved’: Hershey Democrat aims to make Pa. congressional primary competitive

Health Care

Study finds ACA reduced racial disparities in health insurance coverage in Pa.

African American health pros and their patients build trust to save lives from breast cancer

Excela Latrobe introduces improved surgical robot

Ellwood hospital cited 40 times by PA health department under Americore

Local News

Census Bureau expects low turnout in some Scranton neighborhoods

Monday Update: Griffin Pond is on the rebound, but donations are lagging

Bad starts as shades drawn at city, county

Avoca claimants may receive far less than expected in environmental case

Statistics show Reading and Berks County on the economic upswing

Creeks and streams that once flowed through Reading now part of storm sewer system

Swarthmore mayor declares borough has a ‘perfect profile’

National News

National Archives: ‘We made a mistake’ altering Trump-sign photos from women’s march

New Jersey

LGBTQ education is now mandatory in N.J. schools. Here’s how teachers are preparing.


To address sexual misconduct in the workplace, City Hall must lead by example | Editorial

10 people shot in Philadelphia over the weekend, two of them fatally

The Philadelphia Parking Authority has relocated spaces for disabled drivers across the city. Here’s why.

That’s a wrap: Center City art house theater Ritz at the Bourse to close by the end of January

Gene D. Cohen: Police captain turned Philly judge meant business

We cannot wait:’ Philly area youth tackle gun violence, climate change at this year’s Women’s March


Pittsburgh was a sanctuary city 150 years ago. Now racism is a public health crisis

Allegheny Health Network expanding healthy food center

State News

Get ready to be bombarded with 2020 Census ads

Nanticoke native, one of most influential physicians in history, dies at 84

5 counties represented at fire seminar

Meet 6 LGBTQ Pennsylvanians working to improve the commonwealth

Fighter’s Heaven event to celebrate community award

The Coalition has made a religion of closing state Dept. of Human Services centers | PennLive letters

Volunteer fire services on life support


Westmoreland bus authority pays $12,500 in overtime in 1st week of running service

Efforts speed up to accommodate more electric cars on Berks, Pa. roads