Your View by state Sen. Lisa Boscola: Why can’t we reopen barbershops, restaurants and gyms?

Wolf lifts stay-at-home order, renews disaster declaration

As Lackawanna County moves to yellow phase, residents say they’re hopeful but cautious

What businesses can expect when Delco goes yellow Friday

Lehigh Valley businesses begin to reopen Friday: Here’s what to expect at area retailers, restaurants and child care providers

Yellow phase means unusual summer for children

Officials remind people to continue safe COVID-19 practices ahead of green phase

Protests not changing health department plans as Allegheny County moves to green

York City mayor rescinds all of his COVID-19-related restrictions

Dental offices trying to reopen show how hard back-to-work can get

Coronavirus – COVID-19

State covid-19 counts at nursing homes disputed by centers in Allegheny, Westmoreland

Dept. of Health releases updated COVID-19 data for nursing homes

Pa. DOH exceeds COVID-19 testing goal for May, plans to increase efforts

County has 16 new COVID-19 cases, 2 new deaths

Nine new coronavirus deaths reported in Northeast Pennsylvania

25 more coronavirus positives for Berks County, state says

Coronavirus testing available for more Montgomery County residents

Small towns are hurting

Speed data on long-term care


Pa. House committee hearing presents dire picture for state tourism industry

Legislators offer comment on opening mail-in ballots early

Bobby McAuliffe: Sick leave bill protects Pa. workers, economy

George Floyd Protests

Pa. Gov. Tom Wolf marches with George Floyd demonstrators in Harrisburg

Wolf marches for Black lives, but crowd demands more answers

Feds charge man with arson during George Floyd protests in Erie

Racial injustice protest planned in Irwin Park

WB’s mayor, police chief take a knee at peaceful protest

Hundreds unite on Public Square in Wilkes-Barre for Black Lives Matter rally

Hundreds attend peaceful Wilkes-Barre protest organized by 3 high school students

Peaceful protest in Spring Township a call for equality and justice

Protest in Vandergrift canceled after organizers say they received threats

African American Chamber of Commerce’s Donovan West on his members’ suffering amid Floyd protests

Why I march: I don’t want police violence supported by my tax dollars | Malcolm Jenkins

A letter to my white friends | Perspective

Officer stabbed, 2 shot in Brooklyn, hours into New York City curfew

Unidentified law enforcement officers are a new factor in an uneasy moment


Pandemic support group: Small business owners push each other to get out of pajamas

PLCB expedites process for license approval


Preparing for best and worst: Before reopening, Pa. schools must develop safety plans to deal with COVID-19

Pennsylvania says in-class teaching can resume July 1, but schools still have issues to resolve

Officials: Pennsylvania schools can reopen in-person teaching on July 1

Pennsylvania offers phased reopening guidelines

Elementary and secondary schools may resume in-person classes beginning July 1

Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf adjusts to online learning

To reopen our schools safely, Pennsylvania needs Congress’ help | Opinion

School reopening plans should focus on disease control | Expert Opinion

LCCC preparing to bring students back on campus in the fall, some sooner


19th Senate District race: ‘We have to wait to see’

Allegheny County: Ballot scanning a ‘tiring’ process, but election went ‘fairly smooth’

At 40% participation, Tuesday’s primary turnout exceeded Allegheny County’s expectations

Westmoreland officials look to improve election process as last mail-in ballots are counted

Ballot count continues in county

Vote count continues in Bucks

Berks County final election results delayed as mail-in ballot count continues

Incumbent Adam Ravenstahl loses Dem nod in House District 20 to newcomer Emily Kinkead

Quick appears victor, but awaits final tally

Bognet claims GOP primary win; Daniels wants ‘every vote counted’

Pa.’s 10th District Congressional Democratic primary results were frozen in place for the day; here’s why

Pa. Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick beats a Trump fan in Bucks County GOP primary

Luzerne County election board chairman resigns


As the casinos reopen, no valet parking and lots of hand sanitizer

Rivers Casino, The Meadows to reopen next week

Local News

Lackawanna County’s Courthouse Square fireworks, 3-on-3 basketball tournament canceled because of pandemic

Scranton to end contract with the former Northeast Revenue at end of year

Revenue for Scranton’s parking operator plunges amid pandemic, enforcement to resume Friday

Non-profit programs get over $400K in funding

Hazleton receives grant to help boost police roster

’Our community is wounded’: In heated meeting, public blasts South Whitehall commissioner’s remark about Trump supporters; board member suggests vote of no confidence

Delco council pulls the plug on DELCORA

National News

Saints QB Drew Brees’ anthem comments draw backlash from teammates, others


As Pa. stay-at-home order ends, Kenney casts uncertainty that Philly will enter ‘yellow’ reopening phase

On a hot and stormy fifth day, Floyd protests cross the city as Philadelphians say they’re hopeful for lasting change

The bankrupt Philly refinery is off the hook for millions owed in renewable fuel obligations

Italian Market and Manayunk business owners hired armed security agents to scare off looters

How Mayor Jim Kenney abruptly ended years of delays to remove the Frank Rizzo statue

The Rizzo statue disappeared overnight. Philadelphia is still unpacking its legacy.

Frank Rizzo leaves a legacy of unchecked police brutality and division in Philadelphia

An apology to our readers and Inquirer employees

Rent protections are key in fight for equality in Philadelphia | Opinion


Peduto urges probe, Police Review Board ‘swamped’ with complaints after East Liberty protest

Peduto orders investigation into police actions at East Liberty protest

Protesters’ arrests spotlight scrutiny of Allegheny County’s bail system

Woman claims police tried to intimidate her after she shared video of East Liberty protest

Hundreds unite against racism, discrimination in hushed vigil at East Liberty Presbyterian Church

Authorities identify Duquesne man, 19, killed in North Braddock shooting

Pittsburgh Zoo will reopen Friday with timed ticket system, safety modifications

State News

Hearings set on shale gas drilling air pollution regulations

Boys & Girls Clubs will shift operations to schools in Duquesne and Sto-Rox

Local National Guard deployed to Philadelphia area

Lanternflies are back, and conservation organizations need your help

Gun rights rally set for Monday at the Pa. Capitol postponed


Panama Street project gets grant


Democrats in Congress preparing police reform bills after George Floyd death

Ex-defense chief Mattis rips Trump for dividing Americans

Casey, Toomey weigh in as Trump threatens military force