COVID Status

Glorious weather offers respite from the pandemic; reopening plans continue as cases and deaths grow

‘Open Pa.’s doors’: Protesters voice opinion of Gov. Wolf’s handling of pandemic

Editorial: Wolf needs consistent message

No hard and fast rules for counties to go from red to yellow

Vigilance needed: Opportunists leverage crisis to erode civil liberties

Pennsylvania reports new virus cases, deaths in NEPA

Coronavirus: A long wait to reopen in Southeastern Pa.

5 actions Pa. lawmakers took last week on coronavirus crisis: outdoor recreation, telemdicine, new funding for hospitals

Pa.’s death toll for Philadelphia lags behind city’s count, part of state’s ongoing struggle to compile timely data

What you know about coronavirus victims in Pennsylvania depends on where you live

Gene Therapy: Is mental health the pandemic after the pandemic?

As pandemic rages and we desperately need good science, Trump denigrates true experts


Pennsylvania revenue plunges in April, due mainly due to extending filing deadlines, officials say

Gov. Tom Wolf says he won’t abandon ambitious spending plan as massive budget deficit looms


Domestic abuse: Hidden threat during pandemic

Juvenile justice during COVID-19 is closer to no justice at all | Editorial

Stay-at-home orders tax addicts’ resilience

Essential Workers

These heroes of the coronavirus pandemic may be forgotten – until you need them

Letter to the Editor: An open letter to nurses, staff at Brighton Rehab

Advocates: COVID-19 crisis heightens risks for foster youth

Pa. leads nation in virus-stricken meat plant workers, CDC says

State and federal government seek to shore up meat supply

Thanks to coronavirus, volunteer fire companies face uncertain future

His final days: Ambridge police chief widow tells how a COVID-caused stroke killed her husband

Nursing Homes

Calls to uncover secret COVID-19 numbers at some Pa. nursing homes grow louder

Lawmaker calls for increased inspection of nursing homes

As COVID-19 cases in Pa. nursing homes increase, so does frustration with reporting process

‘Tinder boxes’: Secret data reveal how COVID-19 swept through Philadelphia nursing homes


Schools brace for budget cuts as the coronavirus wreaks havoc on the economy

Editorial: School funding inequity affects online learning

Pandemic plays havoc with school budgets

Pocono school districts prep for ‘worst case scenario’


Area restaurants, businesses make changes in order to survive pandemic

Businesses upset over continued restrictions

LETTER: Lawmakers need to do their job

Local Government/Regional

Issues deeper than pandemic

‘Tough decisions’ loom after pandemic: City, state officials say bankruptcy bad choice despite budget challenges

Editorial: Online meetings represent challenges for municipalities

UAHS officials say pandemic causing financial hardship


Unprecedented volume of mail-in voting looming in primary

COVID-19 and the presidential election | Mark S. Singel

The best is yet to come from President Trump | Charlie Gerow

Pandemic changes approach to Erie politics, primary

Reade: ‘I didn’t use sexual harassment’ in Biden complaint