Pa. likely has first ‘community spread’ COVID-19 cases

Officials: 2-year-old girl diagnosed with coronavirus in Montco–year-old-girl-diagnosed-with-coronavirus-in-montco/article_7e3ef1d4-7869-5374-b0ca-89a5ca7057e0.html

Six cases of COVID-19 now in Allegheny County

Allegheny County reports 2 more coronavirus cases, bringing total to 6

Officials announce Beaver County’s 1st confirmed COVID-19 case

Beaver County officials confirm 1st coronavirus case

Beaver County has first case of coronavirus; Aliquippa superintendent indicates patient member of school community

Pennsylvania coronavirus update: Gov. Wolf orders all nonessential businesses in the state to shut down: ‘I would like people to stay home 24 hours a day’

Gov. Wolf orders nonessential Pennsylvania businesses to shut down

COVID-19 drive-thru tests 100 people in 2½ hours

Immigration courts are still operating despite the spread of coronavirus: ‘It is indefensible’

The COVID-19 effect on transportation: No cash turnpike tolls, no license centers, no construction

PennDOT closes driver, photo license centers, extends expiration dates

Widespread cancelation of worship believed to be first in a century

Getting through together: Life goes on, even with COVID-19 disruptions


Pennsylvania Legislature will vote remotely as COVID-19 spreads

Pa. House OKs remote voting as negotiations on coronavirus relief bills move forward

Pa. House Republicans say Gov. Wolf’s coronavirus shutdown ‘blindsided’ small-business owners

Pa. Senate staffer tested for COVID-19; results could affect session schedule

Amid coronavirus pandemic, what information should be made public?

Marshall, Kail close district offices, postpone events


Small businesses worry about coronavirus shutdown: ‘In this line of work you can’t make up two weeks’

How employers, business owners, other authorities should communicate about coronavirus | Opinion

Did you just pay $39.99 for toilet paper? The Pennsylvania attorney general wants to hear from you.

Aldi stores change hours amid the COVID-19 pandemic

Wyoming Valley restaurants and bars cope with closures

Area movie theaters close due to coronavirus concerns

Business owners fear long-term impacts of Wolf’s order

Gyms, day cares among ‘non-essential businesses’ closing; banks, repair shops, convenience stores stay open

What’s open or closed under Wolf’s closure order?

‘Nonessential’ business owners grin and bear state-ordered closure

Lackawanna County businesses anticipated governor’s call for shutdown

Distilleries using high-proof alcohol to make hand sanitizer

Berks County grocery stores encounter ‘snowstorm that never ends’ in coronavirus

Some Berks bars and restaurants face ‘massive hit’ in fight against COVID-19

Redner’s and Weis Markets change hours in response to COVID-19 outbreak

‘It was awful’: Restaurants reflect on day without dine-in service as Wolf business shutdown order extends statewide

Coronavirus shutdown in Pa. forces small businesses to adapt – and wonder if they can survive

I’m a Pa. restaurant worker. And thanks to COVID-19, I’m out of work | Hannah McDonald

Can I still buy beer and wine as coronavirus closes stores? Short answer: Yes

Chesco officials to hold phone town hall for businesses impacted by coronavirus


Prisons and jails in Pennsylvania halt visits in light of virus

An argument between two men escalated into a fatal, roving gun battle on a suburban street, DA says


Educators in NEPA face uncertainties with coronavirus shutdown

LIU 18, school districts working to make continuity of education plan

Meal distributions begin at local schools amid closures

Western Pennsylvania food distributions help keep children fed

These Berks County schools are providing lunches to students during coronavirus shutdown

The kitchen is open: Many Pa. students will be able to pick up lunches as schools tackle coronavirus separation

Fox Chapel Area School District offering grab-and-go food distribution during closure

Fox Chapel Area School District cancels plans for students to collect belongings from schools

Gov. Wolf and PIAA will decide fate of WPIAL spring sports

Penn ‘left us stranded on the streets.’ Vulnerable students are desperate as coronavirus shuts down Philly colleges

Wharton will fast track a course on managing business during a pandemic crisis

Some colleges will offer refunds, credits to students

Pennsylvania State System universities suspend off-site internships

Coronavirus: State universities extend safety measures to students in off-site placements


A special election in Bucks County won’t be delayed because of coronavirus, judge rules

Coronavirus concerns will not stop Tuesday’s special election in Philly suburbs: judge

Bensalem special election to go on despite coronavirus concerns

Westmoreland County special election for House 58th District still scheduled Tuesda

State, county working to address safety of voters, poll workers

Pennsylvania may delay its presidential primary election because of coronavirus

The rest of Pennsylvania’s Democratic establishment is coming off the sidelines for Joe Biden

Joe Biden wins Washington state Democratic primary, capturing 5 of 6 states that voted last week

Uncertainty surrounds Democratic primary as Ohio scraps vote

Governor says Ohio primary will not be held Tuesday


With 6 casinos already closed, the remaining 6 ordered closed by Tuesday morning

Mohegan Sun Pocono shutters amid pandemic

Health Care

As coronavirus closes businesses, health-care facilities cut back on elective surgery, other services to prepare for coming surge

UPMC closes central Pa. FastCare clinics, reallocating resources to fight coronavirus

LVHN COVID-19 test center open in Stroudsburg

Local News

Lackawanna County, local municipalities declare state of emergency

Diocese of Scranton suspends Masses and other gatherings

Reading issues emergency declaration, closes City Hall amid coronavirus crisis

Westmoreland County first responders safeguard against coronavirus

Westmoreland County to limit courthouse business, close senior centers

Pedri: Active Adult Centers closing as of Tuesday; meals will be provided

State of emergency declared in Wilkes-Barre

County council will meet to adopt emergency ordinance

Municipalities announce closures, postponements

Natural Gas

A fight over fracking at a Pennsylvania steel mill is forcing a reckoning among Democrats


MANNA, Meals on Wheels, and other food services for the homebound are losing volunteer drivers afraid of coronavirus

Quiet at the airport, kids out of school, and bars closed. This is Philadelphia, as the coronavirus makes its way through the region.

Philadelphia just extended its paid sick leave law to cover public health emergencies such as coronavirus

Free breakfast and lunch begins, but not many students in North Philly bite

Before Philly shut down, they just wanted to have fun

Coronavirus slowed Philly courts to a halt — but not before some reported for jury duty

As Philly restaurants shutter, massive amounts of food are at risk of going to waste. Here’s how to help.

Philly DA Krasner: Curb low-level arrests to slow spread of coronavirus

The Penn Relays, the nation’s oldest track and field event, canceled amid COVID-19 concerns

Former Philly mayor: The city needs bold leadership to weather coronavirus | Opinion

U.S. Attorney William McSwain slams DA Larry Krasner over fatal shooting of Cpl. James O’Connor IV

Cop was one of 7 people killed in 3 days of violence in Philadelphia

6 homicides reported in Philadelphia; no arrests announced


City offices, rec centers close; essential services, such as trash pick-up, to continue

City Council will meet via conference call; chambers closed to the public

Pittsburgh foundations pledge $10 million to help those hardest hit by COVID-19

Pittsburgh region’s foundation community responds to coronavirus pandemic

Pittsburgh’s restaurants, bars and breweries woke up Monday to a new world of takeout

Are you essential? Allegheny County mostly leaving it up to businesses to decide

County, federal courts in Western Pa. postpone cases

Pittsburgh Public Schools activate emergency plan

Pittsburgh doctor discusses attempts to avoid coronavirus ‘nightmare’

Allegheny suspends poll-worker training, limits trips for seniors at Kane centers

Pittsburgh Diocese postpones sacraments, limits attendance at weddings, funerals

Pittsburgh college student recounts ‘bizarre experience’ getting screened for covid-19 at Detroit airport

Pittsburgh Virtual Tip Jar launches to help service workers during coronavirus closures

State News

Pa. marijuana dispensaries call for volunteer ‘caregivers,’ ask state to allow home deliveries

Gun and ammunition sales soar; permits issued more than double in Western Pa.

Consumers scramble as Pennsylvania liquor stores set to close over coronavirus concerns

State closing all Fine Wine & Good Spirits stores and discontinuing online sales

All state’s Fine Wine & Good Spirits stores to close indefinitely


COLTS remains fully operational, buses running on regular schedules


Pennsylvania Sen. Pat Toomey wants to change how paid sick leave for coronavirus is funded