Wolf orders restaurants, bars to end dine-in service in Allegheny, 4 other counties

Wolf orders restaurants to close dine-in facilities in 5 counties as coronavirus tightens grip on Philadelphia region

Allegheny County ordered to stop dine-in service at restaurants and bars

Gov. Tom Wolf claims expansive powers as coronavirus crisis deepens

Allegheny County now has four cases of COVID-19

Allegheny County records 4th coronavirus case; 1 person hospitalized

First Lehigh County coronavirus case, from Bethlehem, is an LVHN employee, officials say

First case confirmed in Luzerne County; few details released

Government official: Coronavirus vaccine trial starts Monday

Pa. health department reserving coronavirus tests for severely sick or highly vulnerable

‘Telework if you can’: Coronavirus order issued by Gov. Wolf to state workers in Capitol, Dauphin County

Wolf admin: State employees in COVID-19 ‘mitigation’ counties should work from home

Coronavirus in Pennsylvania: Statewide case count jumps by 16 to 63 cases — including first one in Lehigh County

Last call! Liquor stores prepare to shut down

‘So much for social distancing’: Long lines at Lehigh Valley region liquor stores as coronavirus closure looms

States turn to cash reserves as coronavirus strains budgets

Latest on the coronavirus: U.S. deaths rise to 69, with nearly 3,800 cases in total

Coronavirus: CDC recommends gatherings of 50 or more be postponed for next 8 weeks

Officials vigilant as cybercriminals seek profit in coronavirus

GOP, Fox News have waged war on science. With coronavirus, will their aging fans pay the price? | Will Bunch


Coronavirus and Pa. Capitol: Lawmakers plan to return this week to address crisis

Pa. House continuing with Monday voting session despite coronavirus concerns

Exclusive: As Legislature returns, non-essential House Dem employees are told to stay home

Pa. voters are sending a message: We have the plan that responds to it | Opinion

Prepare for all-mail voting

Internet access: Too many rural areas have limited or no service


In West Chester, businesses urged to close

Along Philly’s Main Line, business closures make for an eerily quiet Sunday

Restaurant and bar owners wrestle with coronavirus dilemma

Several shops in Ross Park Mall close, modify hours due to coronavirus

Aramark losing NBA, NHL, and education business with coronavirus closings and suspensions

Market brings fresh produce — and a sense of community — to Clairton

Ask Attorney Bernie: Universal paid sick leave for all workers makes financial sense


New ad campaign aims to boost support for reforming Pa. probation system

Luzerne County officials racing to seek new inmate health care provider

Retrial to begin for Philadelphia monsignor, the only church official to go to prison in priest-abuse scandal


Bucks County sees more little learners enrolled in pre-kindergarten programs

Here’s how Western Pa. schools plan to feed students who qualify for free or reduced-price lunches

Western Pa. restaurants offer free lunches to schoolkids during hiatus over coronavirus fears

Local schools providing free lunches amid virus shutdown

Volunteers pack lunches for Wilkes-Barre Area students

Conference officials in District 3 to meet Monday, discuss options for spring sports season

Pitt, Duquesne go online only for rest of semester; Duquesne closes dorms

Luzerne County Community College closing campuses amid emergency declaration

Long line of Penn State students raises concerns as push for ‘social distancing’ ramps up


A plumber and a funeral director face off in a bellwether special election in Bucks County

Political parties missing their chance with new immigrants

Joe Biden commits to selecting a woman as vice president

‘Bigger than any one of us’: Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders take on pandemic

New York officials weigh delaying April primary election


Editorial: Watch out for downside of gambling

Health Care

Geisinger to process tests for coronavirus

Doctor’s coronavirus closes a pediatric ICU in Philly to new patients; how many were exposed is unknown

Pa. hospitals are rationing protective gear as the number of coronavirus cases grows

Philly-area hospitals watching for staffing gaps as coronavirus closes schools

Western Pa. hospitals expand visitation measures to slow spread of coronavirus

LVHN, St. Luke’s announce joint plans to restrict most visitors to limit coronavirus risk

Pocono hospitals announce visitation restrictions

Local News

Scranton mayor declares state of emergency in response to coronavirus concerns

Coronavirus: Families strategize child care, work, life for weeks ahead

Long-vacant former silk mill factory in Scranton getting revamped

Abingtons’ Adopt-a-Park Program moving forward

No Delaware County health department? No federal emergency funds

Delco government center closed to public; Another coronovirus case in county

President judge orders coronavirus changes in Chesco courts

Berks municipalities wrestle with coronavirus response

In Berks County, coping with anxiety in the age of coronavirus

Luzerne County declares state of emergency; location of first virus case not known

State of Emergency: New rules for doing business with Luzerne County

Sewickley halts township-related activities

National News

The Federal Reserve takes emergency steps to slash rates, ease bank rules amid coronavirus pandemic

LA bars will close and restaurants go takeout only, mayor orders

New Jersey

All New Jersey schools will be ordered to close, Gov. Phil Murphy says


Funeral arrangements set for slain Philly SWAT Cpl. James O’Connor IV

Pa. officials are backing aggressive coronavirus containment measures. Philly Mayor Jim Kenney isn’t.

Coronavirus changed how Philly worshipers observed Sunday services: ‘Jesus could not practice social distancing’

As coronavirus fears bear down on Philly courts and jails, DA Krasner rethinks bail, charging

The Coronavirus Outbreak

Tennis, dancing, and sheltering in place: How Philadelphians passed weekend time amid coronavirus restrictions

Fare breaks are great but SEPTA’s funding future still cloudy | Editorial


Peduto bans public gatherings of more than 50 people in Pittsburgh

Allegheny County asks all nonessential businesses to close voluntarily

Pittsburgh’s paid sick leave requirement goes into effect

Pittsburgh Public Schools activates emergency response plan amid school closures

Diocese of Pittsburgh cancels Masses ‘until further notice’

Covid-19: The new coronavirus

Jeff Capel’s first Pitt season was hopeful. His second was disappointing

Walkabout: Thomas Merton Center rallies its allies to plan move

Can algorithms be fair? Pitt group discusses potential bias in local government

Planes on time, few lines, facilities clean at Pittsburgh airport, travelers say

State News

For now, COVID-19 waits outside the door of much of rural Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania loves a hunting contest but should let go of coyote killing | Opinion

PennDOT asks Homeland Security to extend Real ID deadline amid coronavirus pandemic


PennDOT begins work on slides in North Fayette, Monroeville and Penn Hills

Pedestrian danger: A little awareness can reverse troubling trend


Trump says he’s considering a `full’ pardon for ex-adviser Michael Flynn

Reauthorize law on violence