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Pennsylvania is here to stay as a swing state

Trump campaign jettisons major parts of its legal challenge against Pennsylvania’s election results

What a group of Pennsylvania voters thinks of Biden’s 2020 election win over Trump

Philadelphia’s suburbs helped deliver crucial Pennsylvania for Biden

How these Pennsylvania counties helped Biden win, and what it means for 2022 and 2024 elections

Joe Biden tipped Dauphin County a deeper hue of blue; election officials laud a clean election

After Biden, Pennsylvania’s blue wave crashed into a red wall; how did GOP hold the line below Trump?

Philly was supposed to turn out huge for Biden. It didn’t. What happened?

From Erie to Philly and in between, 12 Pa. mayors share their hopes for how Biden will change our state | Opinion

What did we learn from an election like no other?

Biden’s tax plan would target the wealthy

James Buchanan not a tough act to follow for Biden as 2nd president from Pennsylvania

It’s time for President Trump to concede | Opinion

Coronavirus – COVID-19

Region braces for new restrictions as COVID-19 cases soar

COVID-19 and the commonwealth: A dive into the third wave in NEPA

Allegheny County Health Department: Rise in COVID-19 cases is ‘beyond concerning’

Allegheny County reports ‘beyond concerning’ record 527 new coronavirus cases

Region reports most single-day COVID-19 deaths since early July

Brighton: Behind the deadly COVID-19 nursing home outbreak

Luzerne, Wyoming counties see spike in nursing home COVID-19 cases

In report, Reading among 13 cities where coronavirus vulnerability and poor mental health conditions overlap

Poll workers contract virus, but Election Day link unclear

Study: As COVID-19 continues to thrive, more international college students staying away

Time to discuss potentially unpleasant side effects of covid-19 shots? Scientists say yes

Biden advisers to meet vaccine firms as Trump

College students may be bringing COVID along with dirty laundry when they return home for Thanksgiving

A new data-driven model shows that wearing masks saves lives – and the earlier you start, the better

Montgomery County officials carve out Thanksgiving guidance amid pandemic

Michigan halts high school classes, indoor restaurant dining

Michigan’s governor suspends football, fall tournaments and winter sports amid new lockdown restrictions

Cuomo threatens Trump with legal action over vaccine distribution plan


Feds reject Pa.’s plan to spend up to $300M in stimulus money for school property tax relief

Make cyber charters accountable

Women rise in politics, sports

Scarnati’s records are your records

State agencies push for wildlife corridors to help species survive


From fist bumps to reservations, the funeral home industry has adapted to make room for a pandemic

PNC to buy U.S. operations of Spanish bank BBVA in $11 billion deal

Walmart to start counting customers in stores as COVID-19 cases break records: report

The decades-long decline of manufacturing jobs in Pa. | The Numbers Racket


Reading police partnering with local organizations to receive diversity training

2 men injured in McKees Rocks shooting

Pittsburgh police seek suspect in fatal shooting in Carrick on Sunday

Fighting crime during COVID: State, Erie police report drop in calls for service


Closure announcements for area school districts continue as COVID-19 cases spike

Parents denounce Montgomery County COVID-19 school closures in two weekend protests

Going remote, and back again

As record number of students seek cyber charter school options, school districts struggle with costs

Cyber charter school costs skyrocket in Luzerne County

Health Care

By any other name, is a Blue Cross health insurance plan a ‘nothingburger’?

Lehigh Valley Health Network restricting visitors due to COVID

Why unions need the Affordable Care Act | Opinion

Local News

Lackawanna County to provide $4.725 million in COVID-19 relief to small businesses

Scranton’s walkability study stalls

Former Lackawanna County building gets facelift

Three more lawsuits alleging sexual abuse filed against Diocese of Scranton

Reading Area Water Authority closes office after employee tests positive for coronavirus

Receiver’s reports spotlight serious Chester fiscal ills

Chester County Chamber of Business and Industry presents annual awards

Luzerne County tax sale figures released

Administrator details double-digit tax increase in draft budget for Hazleton

W.Pa. borough to vote Monday on removing native slur from local trail, street and waterway

Eddystone splits on state rep’s office request

National News

Walkabout: A discussion on sacrifice and who owns the wind


‘A feeling of dread’: How burnout from COVID-19 and the election is affecting Philadelphians

This might be the worst time to lose paid sick leave, but many could if Council doesn’t act | Editorial

With climate challenges looming, Seth Shapiro faces a tough balancing act at Philadelphia’s gas utility

As partial shutdown looms in Philadelphia, one Latin-American business owner is prepared to weather the storm

Plan to give tasers to all Philly cops could come this week, Mayor Kenney says


Port Authority wants big ideas from the public on future transit

Iron City Beer ad returns to Mt. Washington billboard for 1st time in 66 years

State News

Dirt bikes, ATVs on streets help revitalize ex-coal town

Pennsylvania’s Sunday hunting set to debut; ‘This turns opening day into more of an opening weekend.”‘


Speed wars: States take aim at motorists who drive too fast

State seeks to add Pittsburgh-to-Harrisburg Amtrak train

State offers new plan but no money for NYC passenger train