Coronavirus – COVID-19

Gov. Tom Wolf to give guidance to counties, businesses reopening in ‘yellow’ phase of coronavirus restrictions

Pa. joining N.Y., 5 other Northeast states to buy vital coronavirus gear in bulk

Wolf, Cuomo join other governors in efforts for covid-19 equipment

Bells across Pennsylvania Day honored workers and more during covid-19

Bells chime to honor the hometown heroes

Pennsylvania reports 26 more covid-19 deaths as total cases top 49K

Greene County reports 1st COVID-19 death; Allegheny reports 12 cases, but no deaths

Westmoreland County adds 5 new covid-19 cases

County COVID-19 count increases by 29; no new deaths reported

State reports new coronavirus deaths, including three in Lackawanna County

No new cases: Beaver County COVID cases holds at 435

With DACA down to the wire, immigrant health-care workers fight the pandemic as possible deportation looms

Coronavirus blamed for ‘high risk time’ and drug overdose spike in central Pa.

Spring, sunshine, and sickness: Coronavirus continues to kill as states move to reopen

U.S. Senate set to reopen as coronavirus risk divides Congress

Battling projections: Bleak outlooks don’t have to be our reality

Youth suicide risk during COVID-19: How parents can help | Expert Opinion

COVID-19 crisis makes food stamp crisis more dire | Editorial

Coronavirus stimulus packages should help green our water infrastructure | Opinion


Vogel vows to keep pushing for telemedicine bill after Wolf veto

Garden centers move one step closer to reopening

Don’t reduce protections


Giant Eagle limits meat sales per customer

Public companies in Pa. and N.J. got millions in emergency coronavirus PPP loans meant for small businesses

With storefronts closed, is online shopping paying off for local retailers?

Area restaurants won’t be allowed to resume normal operations once reopenings permitted

Markets go shopping for a new way to keep customers apart

Philadelphia-area YMCA lays off 3,400 due to coronavirus pandemic; largest in 9 years in Pa.


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

Police: 13-year old shot in Chester Sunday afternoon


Coronavirus takes a bite out of Lehigh Valley school district budgets, but tax increases unlikely

Lehigh Valley school districts projected to lose $60M or more in local revenues to COVID-19

Coronavirus pandemic means financial pain for school districts’ budgets

Attendance still priority in online teaching, and more about emotional well-being, Berks County educators say

‘A lot of flexibility’: Teachers in Berks County finding new ways to educate students from a distance in coronavirus pandemic

Temple president: ‘We have decided against furloughing employees at this time’


There were more than 3,000 layoffs combined at these 2 Pa. casinos

Health Care

COVID-19 unites hospitals normally locked in rivalries

Coronavirus means fewer patients, but more precautions in Reading Hospital’s emergency room

Local News

Lackawanna County’s four parks are reopening today, here’s what you need to know

Scranton eyes more reforms of gas-card system

MONDAY UPDATE: Project to remove collapsed mine bridge and reinforce river banks nearly complete

Former Scranton School for the Deaf back on the market

Chester County gives taxpayers extra time during coronavirus pandemic

Berks County community pools unsure about coming season amid coronavirus

Kingston-Forty Fort trail connection plan advancing

Griffith blasts county primary plan ahead of board meeting

Question about Luzerne County election ballot wording answered


Study shows low recidivism rates among released Philly juvenile lifers


Mobility study paints picture of who uses Downtown Pittsburgh

Neighbors bond — and gripe — on sites like Nextdoor and Facebook

Addiction recovery advocates argue for greater remote access between therapists, patients

Despite pandemic, Blacks at Allegheny County jail face inequity in bookings, releases | Analysis

Running community shows up in full force for virtual Pittsburgh Marathon

State News

Baseball haven Williamsport braces for a summer without the game and all it brings

Mini radios will help scientists study monarch butterfly migration

Southwest Pa. residents look to get internet boost from partnership

DCNR releases reopen guidelines for Presque Isle, other parks