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Pa. redistricting will be different in 2021, but some say process needs major overhaul

COVID-19 cancels pomp and circumstance surrounding Pa. lawmakers’ Swearing-in Day

Ziccarelli asks state Senate to overturn Brewster victory

State Rep. Mike Reese dead at age 42

‘Champion and leader’ Pa. Rep. Mike Reese mourned by colleagues

‘It’s time to get Pa. rockin’ and rollin’ again’; Pa.’s House GOP leader looks ahead to new legislative session

Editorial: Endless Pennsylvania Turnpike toll hikes must come to an end

Pa. Legislature likely to continue election charade in 2021 | Mark S. Singel

In 2021, tell your lawmakers to put Pa.’s people first | Opinion

With new year, a chance to alter Pa. governor’s powers, election process | Charlie Gerow

Coronavirus – COVID-19

Pennsylvania’s COVID-19 tracking metrics improve as restrictions are set to ease

Errors in covid data reveal unreliable tracking system for nursing homes

109 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Luzerne County on Sunday

No new COVID-19 deaths reported in region Sunday

Three Cabot senior homes fighting big COVID-19 outbreaks

The fall resurgence of COVID was expected, but how did we get here?

Pandemic’s pain: In a ‘terrible’ year, many in line at food bank never thought they’d be there

He thought he was over COVID-19, then had a stroke. Doctors are studying how to prevent more cases like his.

Getting COVID-19 vaccines to rural Americans is harder than it looks. But there are ways to lift the barriers | Analysis


DHS frontline workers are heroes | Opinion


Restaurants, other businesses to reopen Monday morning as pandemic restrictions lifted

What’s reopening Monday in Philadelphia and Pennsylvania

Billionaire Carl Icahn has sold Pep Boys’ HQ. As the iconic company turns 100, what lies ahead?


Grocers: Help get wasted food to those who need it

Restaurant owners ready for return of indoor dining

Local restaurant faces challenges due to pandemic

Restaurant owners welcome loosening of restrictions

Tammy’s Kitchen owner says restaurant shutdown was unfair

Minority-owned companies waited months for loans, data shows

Housing market expected to remain strong in 2021


With in-person visits halted, Luzerne County will offer video chats to inmates for a fee


Woman sues Gateway School District, claiming interracial marriage cost her athletic director job

Reform PA cyber charter authorization, funding


In extraordinary hour-long call, Trump pressures Georgia secretary of state to recalculate the vote in his favor

Georgia elections board member calls for probe into Trump’s call seeking to change results

Republicans call GOP plan to undo election for Trump a ‘strike at the foundation of our republic’


Impact of Pennsylvania casino closures remains to be seen, though industry was surging this fiscal year

Health Care

Local nurses see big gains in new contracts

Local News

Federal spending bills could benefit stormwater, other projects in NEPA

Lackawanna County tidies up voter rolls

Two found dead after Chestnut Street fire in Reading

‘Who will meet the needs of our most vulnerable citizens?’ Forced to cancel fundraisers, Lehigh Valley nonprofits struggle to meet demand for services


A year without a commute for many in the Philadelphia region

Report on Philly police handling of protests is like a crime scene with no fingerprints | Editorial

Black homeowners refinance less and pay more for mortgages, new data reveals


Decisions on police oversight, paid sick time awaiting Allegheny County Council

ATV, dirt bike ‘ride-outs’ in Pittsburgh under scrutiny amid complaints

Pittsburgh police search for vehicle after explosions in Lawrenceville, Hill District

Pittsburgh’s longtime Parks and Public Works employee Mike Gable reflects on a half-century city career

PPS hoping to get staff, students into schools sooner rather than later in 2021

State News

More utility customers are in debt this year, and more are relying on unemployment to pay the bills

DEP to host virtual public hearing on PennEast Pipeline permit applications

More than 1,200 species and counting, free pocket field guide developed for Buffalo Creek watershed

In the shadow of COVID-19, heroin and fentanyl continued to kill in 2020

21 for 2021: Pennsylvania people to watch in the new year and beyond.

Puppy scams soar in Pennsylvania amid coronavirus pandemic

Pa. caps off a very strange year in alcohol sales


President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration to feature virtual, nationwide parade

Nancy Pelosi reelected speaker of the House, faces difficult 2021