Coronavirus – COVID-19

Some nursing homes in state reducing COVID-19 deaths because of new state definition

Pennsylvania moving closer to 90,000 coronavirus cases; adds 3 deaths

Pennsylvania coronavirus update: 634 new cases Saturday

Allegheny County reports 150 new coronavirus cases, no new deaths

11 new COVID-19 cases confirmed in Luzerne County; no new deaths

2 more coronavirus cases for Berks; southwest overtakes southeast in cases

Governors stress ‘personal responsibility’ over virus orders

200 scientists warn we’re ignoring important evidence about how coronavirus spreads through air


DHS encourages choices to protect individuals with disabilities

Wolf signs bill to reform work license requirements for rehabilitated criminals


Local businesses in no hurry to bring employees back to the office amid COVID-19

Employees at Harmar Target test positive for coronavirus

Microgrant program raises more than $50K for small businesses affected by COVID-19


With only five ‘non-white’ teachers, Scranton School District hopes to increase diversity

Bucks County schools push to address systemic racism

More questions than answers: What will school be like for immunocompromised students?

‘A lose-lose situation’: Schools try to plan their reopening amid conflicting coronavirus guidelines


Democrats’ registration advantage declines in Lackawanna, Luzerne counties

Pa. officials worry mail-in ballot surge, new rules could delay November election results

Up to 200,000 mail-in ballots are expected to be cast in Lehigh Valley in November: Will elections officials be prepared?

Biden offers counterpoint to Trump’s message on nation’s birthday

Local News

Pre-pandemic, region experienced some net job growth over last few years

Demolition of Frank Clark building raises questions about protecting city’s historic structures

People celebrate at Kirby Park despite event cancellation

National News

Columbus statue toppled by Baltimore protesters


A plan to control development in North Philly heightens gentrification fears: ‘Everything is in jeopardy’

Brian Abernathy is one of the most powerful people in Philly. Coronavirus and protests put him in the spotlight.

Protests, not parades, mark Philly’s July Fourth


Port Authority to add weekend service on 10 routes in November

With no fireworks, parades or taverns, the Fourth was different this year

The life of Three Rivers Stadium captured by two incredible passions

Tensions flare for Trump supporters, Black Lives Matter activists in Independence Day demonstrations

Health, safety and livelihoods


4 injured in overnight shooting in Lancaster County

Man found at Trout Creek Park in Allentown dies of gunshot wounds

York City teen killed in Fourth of July shooting

Man shot in Arlington

One dead, one injured in Homewood shooting

Sheriff: 2 dead, 8 hurt in S.C. nightclub shooting

State News

Historians assess ‘troubling’ Confederate monuments at Gettysburg

Report on population and income growth not the whole story, officials say

New conservation officer excited to patrol Lake Wallenpaupack region

Dozens, some armed, come to Gettysburg to guard against rumors of Antifa violence

Pa. schools, unemployment recipients the victims of data breaches, scams


Trump’s push to amplify racism unnerves Republicans who have long enabled him