Gov. Wolf closes all K-12 schools in Pa. for two weeks

All Pennsylvania schools ordered to close as coronavirus impact spreads

Wolf closes all Pa. public schools

All Pennsylvania schools to close for two weeks over coronavirus, Gov. Wolf orders

Coronavirus and closing schools: Why Gov. Tom Wolf took the remarkable step

District leaders lament ‘very poor planning’ in Gov. Wolf’s decision to close schools

First presumptive positive case of COVID-19 in Western Pa. in Washington County

Washington County hit with 1st Western Pa. coronavirus case

Pennsylvania coronavirus cases escalate to 41; Wolf extends shutdowns to Delaware County effective Monday

‘Game changer’: LVHN opens seven coronavirus testing sites around the Lehigh Valley

At Pa.’s coronavirus epicenter, Montgomery County’s Val Arkoosh offers facts and calms fears

PennDOT asks for extension of Oct. 1 deadline for REAL ID due to COVID-19

Liquor stores will not close amid coronavirus outbreak

Money can buy some protection from coronavirus. But the poor can’t afford it, leaving them more vulnerable

Coronavirus testing: Shortages, delays, and drive-through improvising in Philly area and beyond

Pennsylvania courts continue as COVID-19 concerns grow; jurors age 60, or with health issues can receive deferment

Coronavirus in Pa. will leave people struggling for money, child care: How to get help

COVID-19 offers real-world test for telemedicine

The playground? The library? The museum? With schools closed for COVID-19, where can kids go?

Expert: Prepping for quarantine should focus on basic nutrition

Post offices, banks, water: How the coronavirus is affecting essential services across the region

Nursing homes restricting visitors following federal mandate

House passes Trump-backed virus plan that provides free testing

U.S. hospitals brace for ‘tremendous strain’ from new virus

‘We don’t have a plan’: Coronavirus adds pressure to caregivers sandwiched between seniors and kids

The government should pay Americans to take coronavirus tests. Here’s why. l Opinion

Coronavirus is a grave threat to restaurants, salons, and wage earners. We must help them fast | Maria Panaritis

Covid-19: The new coronavirus

Louisiana postpones April 4 primary because of coronavirus


Local political offices will remain open during coronavirus outbreak


Bad times raise the leadership bar; Gov. Wolf is meeting it | John Baer


Specialty steel firm prepares to launch production in Canonsburg

At the Wells Fargo Center, closed by coronavirus, Comcast workers will still get paid. Others may not.

‘You’re in for it’: Western Pa. restaurants brace for coronavirus slowdown

Local restaurants will help feed kids while school’s out

Shoppers are hitting local stores hard

ATI pauses contract talks with steelworkers union, cites coronavirus impact

Comcast, PAWC offer breaks for customers

In response to coronavirus, Comcast offers 2 months of free Internet to low-income customers

How are central Pa. restaurants responding to coronavirus?


New Kensington police say officer killed suspect after he aimed shotgun at officers

Luzerne County prison suspends inmate visits due to coronavirus

Crowded conditions, close contact behind bars complicate public health challenge


Eligible Berks schools allowed to serve meals during closure

Drexel will conduct all final exams remotely because of coronavirus


Bernie Sanders is staffing up in Pennsylvania as his 2020 hopes fade and coronavirus transforms the campaign

Amid coronavirus outbreak, Pa. considers ‘options’ for April 28 primary


Rivers Casino closes due to caution regarding coronavirus

Lack of sports a hit to sports wagering

Health Care

New drug crisis: More doctors must be trained in substance abuse

Local News

Scranton officials: Avoid large crowds this weekend, including bars, venues

Lackawanna County municipalities developing coronavirus plans

Nonprofit seeks state Supreme Court OK to side with Scranton tax lawsuit ruling appeal

Reading Mayor Eddie Moran calls for calm amid coronavirus

Cities restrict building access

Pedri issues coronavirus directive to Luzerne County workers

County employees under work-related travel ban

South Buffalo just starting plans for updated sewage treatment

Opioid Crisis

Opioid crisis is still not just a ‘white’ problem | Opinion


Philly SWAT officer, 46, is fatally shot while trying to serve a warrant in Frankford

Coronavirus could mean even hospital-rich Philly won’t have enough intensive-care beds, experts warn

Amid stockpiling frenzy, Philly’s independent grocery stores are staying supplied

Ticket taking, Key card scanning: Coronavirus prompts SEPTA to reinforce best practices on Regional Rail

All of Philadelphia’s Parkway museums shut down to help stem the spread of COVID-19

For Philly schools, a day of chaos and worry amid coronavirus concerns, then a decision to close.

Man, 36, fatally stabbed in Kensington


Mayor Peduto declares state of emergency for Pittsburgh

Mayor Peduto bans gatherings of 250 or more in city; Allegheny County encourages same

Pittsburgh Home & Garden Show canceled due to coronavirus concerns

Parks conservancy closing facilities and canceling programs

Pittsburgh Cultural Trust shuts down performances, exhibitions through April 6

Some utilities will stop shutoffs in response to COVID-19 risk

Got an eviction case? The Housing Court Help Desk can help

Allegheny County common plea court jurors not required to report for duty next week

No new jury trials to be picked March 16-20, Allegheny County judge says

After years of maintaining, Port Authority is finding small ways to add service

State News

Beaver Valley nuclear plant will remain open past 2021, owner says


New ride service in Clairton, McKees Rocks a more nimble solution to low-income transportation gap

PennDOT warns of month-long lane, shoulder restrictions on I-579 through Pittsburgh