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Top Pa. senator appoints colleague’s wife to lucrative Gaming Control Board seat

Pa. lawmakers urge improvements in vaccine distribution for seniors

State plans for teachers to get the Johnson & Johnson vaccine

Teachers, child care workers to get first dibs on Pa.’s initial batch of Johnson & Johnson vaccine

Gov. Wolf: Pennsylvania teachers will be eligible for J&J vaccine

Gov. Wolf: Teachers, others can get Johnson & Johnson vaccine when it arrives

COVID-19 Update: 2,500 new cases in Pa., with 200 in Allegheny County

Virtual town hall looks at contributions of Black Muslims

More staff needed to end Pa. unemployment delays, L&I head tells lawmakers

Pa.’s ‘scavenger hunt’ approach to vaccines leaves everyone on their own | Opinion

Coronavirus – COVID-19

Pa. Gov. Tom Wolf has yet to get COVID-19 vaccine

While state drags its feet on vaccine sign-ups, Pennsylvanians bootstrap their own improvements

How soon will herd immunity against COVID come, and normalcy return?

Black Harrisburg residents say they want the COVID-19 vaccine but can’t get it

UPMC pushing the ethical envelope

Quest Diagnostic performed 35.3 million COVID-19 tests in the past year

What’s up with OraSure’s COVID-19 self-test? Bethlehem company expanding as it seeks FDA authorization

Biden vows enough vaccine for all U.S. adults by end of May

Minimum wage hike sets up clash among Senate Democrats as COVID-19 relief bill hits floor


Brackenridge steelworkers to vote on ATI strike authorization

Packaging company bringing about 80 manufacturing jobs to Berks

Pa. bars and restaurants can apply for new state grants starting this month


Bucks man imprisoned 30 years says DNA can clear him of murder. The DA won’t run the test.

DOC: Two SCI-Dallas officers sickened by drug-laced mail

Online sleuths link Harrisburg-area woman accused of stealing Nancy Pelosi’s laptop to neo-Nazi activism


Pa. asks for money to extend school meals benefits

Reading Across America week comes as publication stops on 6 Dr. Seuss books due to insensitive images

Scranton School District looking at alternatives as ventilation work continues

How a Pa. case may impact what public school students all over the country can – and can’t – say on social media | Opinion

The push for ‘free community college’ is a smokescreen on student debt | Opinion


Early ratings have 2022 Pennsylvania governor’s race up for grabs

Thousands of Pa. Republicans are switching parties. Why Democrats shouldn’t get excited

Local News

Cognetti to address Scranton’s challenges, opportunities during State of the City speech

Reading City Council looks at recent salary increases

Luzerne County Council ousts trio from election board

County council declares election board seats vacant

Wilkes-Barre City Fire Dept. promotes eight

National News

You can keep getting free weekly credit reports — at least for another year

New Jersey

Phil Murphy gave New Jersey progressives what he promised. Now they’ve got his back for reelection.


A leaked memo suggests Philly police use vehicle stops to get around stop-and-frisk reform

Philadelphia’s health commissioner has this advice for small businesses reopening this year

Bankrupt Philadelphia Energy Solutions blames ‘mislabeled’ pipe for big blast that led to refinery’s closure

Philly’s gun violence-prevention community needs a reckoning of its own | Helen Ubiñas

Vulnerable immigrants in Philly are scrambling to get the COVID-19 vaccine with few resources or outreach

Where can I get a COVID-19 vaccine in the Philly area? Use our lookup tool.

City Councilmember David Oh invited a man accused of child sexual assault to testify on pandemic response

After a year without jobs, stadium workers are eager to return to the stands with fans

Bring our money home. Philly needs a public bank. | Opinion


Pittsburgh City Council gives green light to citywide eviction moratorium

Eviction ban passed by Pittsburgh City Council

A shot in the arm: Fans inject life into first Penguins game with spectators

Hundreds arrive for mass vaccination clinic at Heinz Field

Police promise to crack down on off-road vehicles using city streets

‘Such a relief’: People flock to Heinz Field for covid vaccine clinic by Giant Eagle, Steelers

Candidate’s old tweets touting Trump spur more turmoil among Democrats in Pittsburgh mayoral race

Woman claims she was bitten by a rat at Allegheny County Jail

Allegheny County covid hospitalizations drop by 25% in last week

Lawsuit contends Allegheny County judge is illegally blocking access to virtual hearings

State News

Berks detention center is now empty, but will it stay that way?

Editorial: Berks County, U.S. officials must stop stonewalling on detention center

Upper Darby woman with food pantry at her house garners accolades and invite from Dr. Oz

The recent deaths of trans people of color in Western Pennsylvania signal an alarming trend of violence

Conneaut Lake Park, a 129-year-old Crawford County icon, sold for $1.2 million

State treasurer names former PennDOT spokesman as new public affairs manager

Schuylkill River Trail named one of top three riverwalks in United States


I-83 South Bridge toll plan: Most don’t want to pay to cross, but some ‘are still trying to take it in’


Biden’s budget nominee Neera Tanden withdraws nomination amid opposition

FBI chief warns violent ‘domestic terrorism’ growing in U.S.

People rally at Rep. Conor Lamb’s Penn Hills office in support of $15 minimum wage increase