Select Page


It’s time for Harrisburg to deal with the sexual harassment problem | By: State Rep. Leanne Krueger and Sen. Maria Collett

She said, he shouted: The viral Pa. Senate video and how Democrats are done playing nice | Maria Panaritis

While Gov. Tom Wolf seeks to raise minimum wage, Pa.’s neighbors are doing it

Pa. Senate Republicans issue letter to Lt. Gov. Fetterman over Senate floor chaos

Pa. Senate GOP not ready ‘to forgive and forget’ chaotic outburst; Fetterman ready to move on

State rule: No good bill unpunished


Gov. Tom Wolf signs law that protects regional DUI checkpoints as ‘fix’ to Supreme Court ruling

Wolf signs plan for ‘cyber snow days’

So long, snow days: Gov. Wolf signs law enabling schools to schedule days for kids to work at home

Gov. Wolf signs bill to expand armed school security options

Wolf says school security bill won’t allow teachers to carry guns in the classroom

It’s official: Allentown State Hospital will be torn down and the property sold

State Rep. Josh Kail’s first bill signed into law by Gov. Tom Wolf


Pa., N.J. governors spin budget ‘wins’ | Editorial


Pride Mobility Products makes the world’s leading mobility devices

Customers lament lack of items at Allegheny Township Kmart

Jobless numbers static in May

A year after ‘Janus,’ the Pa. labor movement is as strong as ever | Opinion


Praise from players, coaches preceded probationary sentence for ex-Penn basketball coach Jerome Allen in admissions scandal


Glen Mills Schools promises a ‘vastly different’ program if allowed to reopen

Penn Hills School District’s state allocation only a Band-Aid, board president says

Penn Hills man vows to chain himself to White House to bring attention to school district

Scathing state audit of Harrisburg School District reveals more than $5 million in questionable costs

King’s College searches for VP

Health Care

Pennsylvania to shift from to state-based insurance exchange

Pennsylvania’s own health insurance exchange coming next year

Pa.’s marketplace change, explained: Why a health insurance proposal easily won bipartisan support

Local News

County plans to revisit Northeast Revenue contract

Luzerne County tax claim vendor among Scranton mayor’s bribery targets

Courtright pleads guilty

Federal investigators detail former Scranton mayor’s pay-to-play scheme

Feds: Corruption probe that snared Scranton mayor is extensive and ongoing

Scranton officials review contract with Northeast Revenue Services

Work goes on at Scranton City Hall while former mayor was pleading guilty to corruption

Timeline: The rise and fall of former Scranton Mayor Bill Courtright

Connection between Allentown corruption case and one brewing in Scranton

Volunteers needed for park cleanup

Swoyersville councilwoman responds to controversy over civil service appointment

Mayor’s advice on reporting fireworks violations: Be specific

New Kensington’s fire chief still named Saliba

Vandergrift will have to wait until next year for paving money

Leechburg area campaign underway to say thanks to troops, first responders

Driveway disaster repaired in Cumru Township — at no cost to owner–at-no-cost-to-owner

How financial literacy courses are helping Reading residents

State police liquor officers cite 12 establishments in Berks County for violations

Editorial: Let’s ensure hungry seniors get help they deserve

Here’s Bethlehem’s actual Wind Creek/Sands casino tax windfall

National News

Hawaii law on prostitution convictions is 1st in nation

Lee Iacocca, auto industry savior, dies at 94

Judge blocks Trump policy keeping asylum-seekers locked up

New Jersey

Home delivery, employee protections as New Jersey expands medical marijuana program


Nonprofit behind Philly supervised injection site plan demands its day in court

Philly refinery workers, soon to be jobless, recount how reflexes kicked in when disaster struck

‘For the use of the people’: How Philadelphia’s Free Library got its name

Analysts: Philadelphia refinery unlikely to find a willing buyer

Workers, politicians look for new owner for South Philly refinery

Patti LaBelle honored with her own Philly street

30th Street Station renamed to honor late Congressman, pastor William Gray

An end to transfer fees? City says yes, but SEPTA’s wary

Penn Medicine building in Center City sells at record-breaking valuation for Philadelphia offices

WSFS Bank to lay off dozens at Beneficial’s Center City headquarters


UPMC says visitor was the source of MRSA infections at Children’s

UPMC: Visitor brought in bacteria to Children’s Hospital ICU

Police charge owner of alligator found loose in Beechview with animal cruelty

Pitt, city police investigate after student posts racist threats to shoot man ‘just like George Zimmerman’

City to join 127 cities across U.S. to collectively purchase electric vehicles

State News

Fireworks laws in Pa. and N.J.: What you should know for July 4th

With new law, neighborhood fireworks displays lead to disputes, police calls in Pa. suburbs

Court ruling that blew up Pennsylvania fireworks law may have put an end to sales tents

Pa. woman marks success of tougher abuse law in Tennessee

State issues cease and desist order to Greene County medical marijuana grower

LCB awards nearly $765,000 in grants to reduce underage drinking

How the Pennsylvania liquor lottery came to be

Why it matters that Pennsylvania bats are still on the decline, even endangered

Pennsylvania is beautiful, so let’s keep it that way | Opinion


Trump administration abruptly gives up fight over census citizenship question

U.S. Rep. Chrissy Houlahan calls for federal gas tax hike

U.S. Rep. Madeleine Dean: Conditions at migrant detention center ‘monstrous’