Coronavirus – COVID-19

Pennsylvania counts 479 new covid-19 cases Sunday

Pennsylvania coronavirus update: New cases drop below 500 for first time since June 29

Allegheny County reports 127 new cases of COVID-19; Western Pa. reports 0 new deaths

Westmoreland County counts 27 new coronavirus cases Sunday

State: Washington, Greene counties see increase in COVID-19 cases

6 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Luzerne County; 479 statewide

Cases climb as new local COVID-19 deaths stall for second day

Seven new Berks coronavirus cases reported today

Where coronavirus experts in Pittsburgh think pandemic is headed

Bethlehem firm’s spit test for COVID-19 is coming closer–20200706.html

Southern covid-19 hot spots continue to draw local air passengers

The COVID-19 crisis in nursing homes is still going on. You can help | Expert Opinion

Period poverty is an unknown consequence of coronavirus shutdowns | Opinion


Meet Pa. House Speaker Bryan Cutler: A farmer, a triathlete, a leader who never forgets his mistakes

Prescription for sick system


A look at the 2020-2021 stopgap budget: How Pa. is paying for k-12 schools and higher ed. | The Numbers Racket


How do hotels function during the pandemic? First of all, some of them don’t.

Outdoor attractions pushed as region’s tourism industry copes with covid-19

Penn Hills Shop ’n Save closes after 4th employee tests positive for covid-19

Knoebels opens for summer with virus precautions in place


Westmoreland among the counties that charge inmates a fee to be locked up

Bill Cosby citing systemic racism as he fights assault conviction

Keeping prisoners with dementia behind bars is cruel | Opinion

‘Thank you, Jesus’: Gary Heidnik, ‘House of Horrors’ killer, was the last person to be executed in Pa.

Father, son charged in Lancaster County shooting that injured four overnight


Youth specialists to replace security at Penn Hills middle school

Atmosphere improved at Woodland Hills H.S. as police presence phased out, superintendent says

Marchers: Allen High, other schools fail Black students; demand more funding, mandatory Black history curriculum

Don’t cut library funding

3 steps to ensure that Pa.’s private and Catholic school students can go back to class | Opinion

Should Election Day be a holiday? Lehigh University students push to make it one.

Health Care

Doctors say their PPE supply could run dry in weeks

Local News

Public invited to weigh in on comprehensive plan for Luzerne and Lackawanna counties

Scranton Public Library surveys community on next chapter

‘There’s so much beauty in being Black from Scranton’: Meet the historian who’s now an advocate for her community

For many, coronavirus fallout lands on top of already struggling Berks County

Bethel-Tulpehocken Library becomes first in Berks to allow in-person browsing

Delco council gives preliminary OK to gift ban

Chester County controller finds new billing problems with pipeline lawsuit

Union contracts on Luzerne County’s radar

Santa Squad gears up for 2020 Christmas season

Us: Washington, Pa., Marine runs with an American flag for unity

National News

Have a penny, share a penny

Duke, Dominion energy developers cancel contested Atlantic Coast Pipeline over cost concerns


Independent police oversight could be coming to Philly, but funding is still a question

6-year-old boy among 5 fatalities in 5 shootings in Philly in 1 afternoon; 11-, 15-year-old among injured

Protesters again take over Vine Street Expressway

Philly kids and adults are skipping routine immunizations, even as search for COVID-19 vaccine goes on

Philly planned to roll out a new anti-violence strategy in the spring. With summer underway, questions remain.


Ripe for the picking: Produce terminal developer lands more Strip District real estate

Fireworks trigger fights and fires across Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh Public Schools warehouse employee tests positive for covid-19; Fulton school employee may have been exposed

Forest Hills closes pool for a week to comply with county crowd size

State News

Internet speeds were awful, so these rural Pennsylvanians put up their own wireless tower

Facebook groups pivot to conspiracy theories on Black Lives Matter in Pa., N.J., and other states

Got chipmunks? This has been a banner year for them in the Philly region. Thank the acorns.

Coming to a head: End of evictions moratorium in Pennsylvania leads to concerns of sweeping homelessness

Pennsylvania summer camps hit hard by COVID-19 and visa restrictions

Pennsylvania Housing Assistance programs are now accepting applications


COVID-19 prompts local airport to take a closer look at cleanliness


Trump-connected lobbyists reap windfall in coronavirus boom