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Looking for an ‘Amen’: Some want rules for prayers in Pa. House, lawmaker defends her controversial invocation

Sit-in Staged at Harrisburg Office of Rep. Borowicz; Arrests Made

Water damage, other building defects addressed in new Pa. bill that aims to regulate construction of new homes

Gregory authors ‘window of justice’ bill

State senator wants to eliminate religious, philosophical exemptions for student vaccinations

Tax credit proposed to help young Pennsylvania farmers acquire land

Local politicians gather at Eastburg Boiler Works site, call for funding

As floodwaters rise, GOP lawmakers are frantically building levees of climate denial | Will Bunch

Taxpayers bolster gas business


Pa. Ag secretary praises farmers for thinking outside the glass


Sunoco cuts ties with Pa. gas station owner over Antwon Rose billboard slur

Armstrong County billboard owner on controversy: ‘I will not give in’

Main Bike World owner asks gift card holders to contact him for reimbursement

Career-seeking crowd attends Greater Hazleton Job Fair

Catholic Church

Bishop names 4 to child-protection team

Pittsburgh Bishop Zubik creates diocesan department to address sex abuse claims


Father of accused New Kensington cop killer charged with threatening a witness


State attorney general denies Penn Hills school board’s investigation request

After Unionville’s success, other school districts considering delayed school start

Deer Lakes aims to ‘launch’ new uses for intermediate school library

Legal costs associated with hearings for dismissed West Mifflin Area superintendent top $151,000

Dallas students not happy about gender-neutral graduation gowns

Editorial: Emphasis on music education great for communities

Mumps outbreak at Temple: What to know about the contagious disease

Kutztown University health official says student diagnosed with mumps

Penn gets even more selective, accepts only 7.4 percent of applicants


Westmoreland commissioners focus on eliminating political activities inside courthouse


Sports betting petition filed for Mohegan Sun

Mohegan Sun Pocono officially requests permission for sports betting

Mount Airy set to enter world of sports gambling

Health Care

UPMC courts Blue Cross Blue Shield members, everywhere but here

In a milestone, the 1st living HIV-positive donor provides a kidney for transplant

Report: Influenza on the rise; Luzerne County above state average

Rare cancers prompt Pa. Health Department reviews

Local News

First Young Professionals Conference a smashing success

WB mayor: Ex-police chief threatened to sue if alleged threat not investigated

County court-appointed employees get new contract

Report: Hazleton chief is not leaving post

Scranton home for needy vets gets grant to help residents with support animals

Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce brings a ‘Shark’ to dinner

Lackawanna County Land Bank officials celebrate sale of 100th property

HCA expects cost of water treatment chemicals to go up

Harrison seeks volunteers for war memorial restoration committee

Some Scott residents say new garbage carts are too big to handle

Westmoreland County to again serve as its own workers compensation insurer

Freeport officials weigh options for police protection as pool of part-timers diminishes

Stay the course and Reading can leave Act 47, report finds

Bethany Children’s Home to provide temporary shelter for immigrant children

Berks County sheriff’s deputy wounded by gunshot expected to be released from hospital

Reading council vice president arrested for failing to appear at hearing

Top Berks officials hold first meeting on constable system

Ex-real estate agent takes Erie County Land Bank’s reins

Living with pipeline construction out back


Lebanon County residents’ turn to sound off on marijuana legalization coming on April 10

National News

Suicide rates rise in the spring. Here’s what you need to know.

Government trying to overcome an unusual hiring challenge for the 2020 Census: low unemployment rates

Anyone can demand to see the full Mueller report | Opinion

Natural Gas

Alabama company continues buying spree, picking up shale wells in Washington County

Opioid Crisis

Big Pharma’s reckoning: Oklahoma opioids settlement should be just a start

Opioid crisis: People needing treatment are falling victim to predatory rehab ‘recruiters’


Activists shut down meeting after school board votes to mandate metal detectors in all Philly HS–20190328.html

Traffic enforcement made SEPTA bus service faster, but can the city sustain it?

Philly School District, others face cuts under proposed Trump budget

Philly Mayor Jim Kenney runs an undercover campaign while Pa. state Sen. Tony Williams calls him out | Clout

Philly City Council questioning increased spending as launch of new payroll system could give thousands raises

How potholes are formed and fixed in Philly

The Sixers-Nets game was a win for two brothers and the family who love them. | Maria Panaritis

‘Filthadelphia’ tries to shed nickname by cleaning streets


Peduto ready to fight challengers of Pittsburgh’s proposed gun ban

Peduto ready to fight challengers of Pittsburgh’s proposed gun ban

Councilman: County police review board still in the works

New member appointed to Port Authority Board

State Rep. Austin Davis named to Port Authority board

Pittsburgh receives $1 million for improvements to Oakland, South Side Flats

River, the dog loved by many, retires as Pittsburgh’s canine ambassador

As Lyft hits the stock market, it faces a bumpy road to profitability

Pittsburgh schools add two programs for 2019-20 school year

State News

Distillers collaborate on a special reserve Pennsylvania rye

NEPA #Trashtag challenge is underway

In the Lehigh Valley, moderately priced homes have never been harder to buy

Poll shows majority of Pa. voters back legalized recreational marijuana

Under Water: New PCCY study details struggle of Delco’s middle class in making ends meet


PennDOT to install adaptive traffic signals in Harmar, Route 8 and Route 88

Irwin plans to pave 15 streets

Portion of I-81 will be repaved starting in June

LCTA board at odds with executive director

Round and round: Oley getting 2 traffic circles

Rock removal that closed parts of Routes 22/322 could be finished this weekend

How high will Pa. Turnpike fares go? (And other numbers you should know)


Male lawmaker tells U.S. Rep. Susan Wild that she doesn’t understand gender pay equity bill she co-sponsored

Trump says GOP senators are working on an Obamacare replacement and it will be ‘spectacular’

Trump’s small-business health insurance plan struck down

Trump ditches proposal to slash Special Olympics funding