Wolf allows gun shops to reopen on limited basis, decides to add Erie to stay-at-home order

Pennsylvania child care centers at ‘breaking point’ due to mandated COVID-19 closures

Pennsylvania coronavirus updates: Cases jump 207 to 851 statewide and officials make plans to convert hotels if needed

Allegheny County’s second COVID-19 death a surprise; victim ID’d as Greenfield woman, 78

Allegheny County identifies 2nd covid-19 fatality; active cases up to 58

COVID-19 cases doubled in Lackawanna, Luzerne counties

Westmoreland coronavirus cases increase to 11

Government transparency is also falling victim to the coronavirus pandemic

For abused women, pandemic lockdown holds dangers of its own

Fact-checking coronavirus claims by Pennsylvania politicians

Chloroquine, home remedies are not the answer to treat coronavirus, experts say

Most parks remain open, but many facilities are closed

Federal officials reach deal on $2 trillion aid package

Teenager’s death in LA County is linked to coronavirus

Why social distancing works, as demonstrated with Skittles

Britain’s Prince Charles tests positive for coronavirus


Pa. lawmakers gather at Capitol despite remote voting and calls for ‘social distancing’

Pennsylvania House unanimously backs proposal to delay the 2020 primary due to the coronavirus

Pa. on the verge of pushing back its primary to June 2

Pa. House advances bill changing state’s primary date; half of votes cast from outside Harrisburg

Pennsylvania House votes to delay primary election for 5 weeks

Vogel’s bill amended to move primary to June 2

Wolf, legislature set to delay Pennsylvania’s primary to early June

Legislature moves to adapt open meetings rules to coronavirus situation

Pa. teachers to be paid in full despite school closure

Coronavirus sign of the times: Video conferencing on the Pa. House floor

Delay the primary: Lawmakers should move election to June 2

Say what you mean, mean what you say, Mr. Governor | Opinion

Coronavirus is punishment from God, Pa. lawmaker suggests; calls for statewide day of atonement


Editorial: Governor ups ante in coronavirus fight


Pa. unemployment claims skyrocket to 540,000 since statewide coronavirus shutdown, shattering records

27 businesses that stayed open get state police warnings

Gun dealers considered ‘life-sustaining,’ but on limited terms

Hampton business adds medical masks to its manufacturing list

Retailers boost benefits, bonuses for workers during pandemic

Lowe’s: Arena Hub employee contracted COVID-19

Employee at Pepsi warehouse in Pittston tests positive with COVID-19

Tobyhanna Army Depot worker tests positive for coronavirus

Local company donates toilet paper to pharmacy

Here’s an easier way to see which Pa. businesses can remain open or must close: Search our database

Confusion mounts among Lehigh Valley businesses, as state police issue 27 warnings of coronavirus policy violations

Allegheny Technologies Inc., steelworkers union agree to 1-year contract extension

Pipeline basic maintenance ongoing


Union, Mullery blast SCI Retreat quarantine plan

Mullery criticizes SCI-Retreat plan

Luzerne County not ‘opening up the floodgates’ releasing prisoners, president judge says

DA’s Office investigating allegations of sexual abuse against local priest

Prison working to lower numbers


Coronavirus highlights inequity among Lehigh Valley schools, as students with least stand to lose most during closure, advocates say

School districts prepare continuity plans

Pa. school districts prepare for possibility of students not returning to classrooms

Some York County school districts extend closures until April 14

NEIU districts to offer ‘enrichment and review’ for students

Free meals — and smiles — in Rochester during ‘teacher parade’

Education Department to halt collection of defaulted student loans as coronavirus rocks economy

Drexel University working to fill critical need for COVID-19 masks and ventilators

King’s cancels in-person classes for the semester

As coronavirus forces colleges to move online, some give students option of ‘pass/fail’ grades

Penn State confirms first COVID-19 case at University Park

Liberty University welcomes students back to campus amid coronavirus outbreak


Joe Biden’s current challenge: Breaking through with coronavirus response

‘I really believe that this is a big year for women,’ says veteran staffer running for Erie Senate seat | 2020 Women Speak Up


Firearms, ammo sales booming in Berks County in coronavirus era before shutdown

Health Care

Armstrong County’s ACMH Hospital reports first case of covid-19

Western Pa. dentists upset about state order to stop emergency surgeries

Reading Hospital opens coronavirus assessment site in Reading

Local hospitals appeal for health care supplies

Chester County hospitals ramping up safety measures for health care workers

Local News

Hackers interrupt Scranton City Council virtual meeting

Woman found dead in West Scranton will be tested for COVID-19

Lackawanna County Recycling Center to stop collecting commingled bottles, jars, cans

Coronavirus emergency impacts Waste Management, County Hauling garbage services

Westmoreland County controller’s office bustles to open contract bids, pay bills

Aspinwall, Blawnox close ballfields, playgrounds to enforce social distancing

Officials unlikely to ID patients who test positive

Brown OKs 2 new job positions in W-B

County health department very unlikely

Erie Mayor Joe Schember declares state of emergency over covid-19

What stay-at-home means for Erie County residents


Philly’s food community rallies from home with curbside specials and livestreams

Philly schools to distribute computers to students as coronavirus could force closure for the rest of the school year

School District of Philadelphia superintendent: School year could be over

Philly officials, Hahnemann owners in ‘challenging’ negotiations over using hospital during COVID-19 pandemic

Philadelphia attack in video that prompted Mayor Jim Kenney’s tweet occurred months before the coronavirus hit the region, officials say

Once, every Philly neighborhood had a hospital. Just one independent survives.

The coronavirus crisis is an education crisis | Editorial

People experiencing homelessness have a place to wash their hands while the city shuts down

Snowless Philly winter evidently good for Arctic ice

What Philadelphia-area athletes and coaches are saying about Olympic postponement


County council shows little urgency in taking stand on Allegheny County Jail population

Allegheny County Council passes 2 emergency bills, places additional jail releases on hold

Covid-19 testing at zoo produces 10 additional cases, group says

No-doctor-needed COVID-19 testing finds 22 new cases

Shuman Center stops visitation, county poll worker training suspended until April 6

Port Authority implements boarding changes, service reductions Wednesday

Pitt opens dormitory to UPMC health workers

Safe haven: Airplanes flock to Pittsburgh International to park

One wounded in Marshall Shadeland shooting

State News

For people with special needs and their families, coronavirus restrictions add challenges

Pennsylvanians can apply for help with home heating bill through state LIHEAP program

Officials: Stop hoarding food during the coronavirus outbreak


PennDOT reopens 23 of 30 rest areas on state highways