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Democrats recommend veterinarian to vie for open Senate seat

Local Democrats choose Flynn to run for state Senate seat

K. Leroy Irvis, Pa.’s first Black House speaker, blazed trails and battled discrimination | Column

Lackawanna County case set precedent for filling DA vacancy

Local medical hemp business selling ‘Delta 8,’ but what is it?

Redistricting, explained: What it is, how it works, and how Pa. politicians get to draw their own maps

During height of coronavirus pandemic, Pa. lawmakers still cashed in big on meals, lodging

Pa. House spends $445,000 for two meeting rooms, but conservatives said it was needed

Coronavirus – COVID-19

‘She saved his life’: Pa. professor has helped more than 200 people find COVID-19 vaccine appointments

‘Reverberation of grief’: Covid losses take toll on Western Pennsylvania residents, communities

‘Absolutely beautiful’: West Penn Hospital staff gave Harrison man 2nd goodbye with dying mother

COVID-19 Pandemic: Survivors struggle as scientists race to solve mystery

Fauci says vaccine hesitancy among Republicans poses a big risk: ‘I just don’t get it,’ he says

73 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Luzerne County on Sunday

Daily COVID-19 cases drop slightly in region


As bridge toll debate heats up, Wolf pitches ditching Pa. gas tax | Monday Morning Coffee


As auto repair goes high tech, top technicians can earn over $100K

Job or kids? One in three working moms forced to choose as pandemic enters Year Two.

North Country Brewing owner contends Pa. officials unfairly targeted restaurants during pandemic

Westmoreland County hospitality grant program opens Monday


Judge empties Delaware County Juvenile Justice Center after allegations of rampant abuse

Pa. cheerleader’s mom accused of making ‘deepfakes’ of rivals


Billions of stimulus dollars are coming to Pa. and N.J. schools to help get them open again

Luzerne County school districts getting $130 million in coronavirus relief

Students, educators face growing achievement gap in NEPA

Delaware County launches effort to ‘redesign and rethink’ mental health services for school-age children

Discrimination in Pa. schools ‘off the charts’: What’s being done to protect students?

What we lost: Pa. school students are anxious, depressed and falling behind during COVID-19

The coronavirus pandemic pushed many Lehigh Valley parents to another alternative: homeschooling

Cabrini cuts staff, programs, as coronavirus pandemic and competition take toll

Widener apologizes for ‘unprofessional’ remarks by nursing professors in video

Health Care

Philadelphia-area mental health crisis centers and hospitals grapple with shortage of inpatient beds

Local News

Scranton legislation would lower entertainment license fee paid by vendors

Lehigh Valley LGBT center, synagogues receive grants to guard against hate crimes

CASA volunteer Pollard exemplifies passion and commitment for program

Opioid Crisis

As overdose deaths rise, federal aid targets expansion of access to drug treatment and medications


Restaurant owners are cutting deals and feeling optimistic about a pandemic recovery

NYC residents move to Philly during the pandemic and co-living becomes more popular

More Black-owned businesses survived Philly’s lockdown than researchers expected

Ben Simmons, Sixers dunk San Antonio Spurs in front of 3,071 fans at Wells Fargo Center

A nurse and mother was shot and killed at a Lansdale intersection. Months later, her family and police still seek answers.

Philly-area home buyers will likely have more choices this spring, but competition will stay fierce

State AG’s Office says North Philadelphia lockout illegal, violates coronavirus eviction moratorium


Allegheny County’s rent and utility relief program is now accepting applications

SPECIAL REPORT | Pain, loss, courage: One year of COVID-19 in Pittsburgh

Tree of Life to hold service of remembrance, healing and renewal on Thursday

UPMC, Penguins hosting vaccination clinic Monday at PPG Paints Arena

Port Authority drops bus layover site in Oakland after neighborhood opposition

Who should pick the city’s new public art?

Pittsburgh Parks & Rec reaches food distribution milestone during pandemic

Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank to benefit from 2nd Feed the Need Radiothon

About 3,500 high-risk people return to PNC Park to receive 2nd covid vaccine shot

State News

Influx of stimulus money to give communities in Western Pa. fiscal breathing room

Child care needs support

Partisan Pa. websites masquerading as local news threaten trust in journalism, new report finds

A first: Bald eagles nesting at U.S. Steel plant along Monongahela River in West Mifflin

Cicadas set to emerge for first time in 17 years

Three NEPA counties added to state’s spotted lanternfly list

National Park Service expands protected historic battlefields in Pennsylvania by 73 acres

Dark events prove need for sunshine

Pennsylvania’s largest pension system investigates possible $25 million error

Monthly checks to flow to Pa. children, families under tax credit tweak in new federal stimulus

Report ranks the best states for women | The Numbers Racket

Growing concerns: Farmers in Bucks facing racism, land costs and affordable health care

PUC creates safeguards to help households, small businesses with past-due utility bills


In Pennsylvania, gas prices sped up much faster than traffic rebounded

Transportation agencies during COVID: crushing financial cuts, uncertain future

New push on for Rt. 61 funds in Schuylkill County


Biden, Harris and others to promote $1.9 trillion relief plan’s benefits in nationwide tour

Nancy Pelosi pledges swift work on major infrastructure package