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Proposed Pa. legislation would give local officials a pay raise

Bill supports hygiene, girls and women

Assure amends for sex abuse

Instead of just saying no to supervised injection sites, there are positive actions lawmakers can take | Editorial


Aramark’s new CEO says what’s right for customers and employees is right for the company

Mack Truck workers begin their strike at plants in 3 states

Hundreds of Mack Truck union workers hit the picket line as strike gets underway

Pa. Latin American Business Gala debuts here


Pa.’s parole system could see changes after review of murder cases

Police: 1 person in critical condition after Homewood shooting

Two injured in Wilkes-Barre shooting

Police officers in Lehigh Valley’s three cities now outfitted with body cameras

Juvenile Justice honors change, constants


Abington Heights Period group organizes Philly rally

Serra Catholic High School closed Monday after boil-water adviseries in Mckeesport

These are the best school districts in Pa.:

ESPN announces College GameDay will broadcast from Penn State on Saturday

Cheyney University approved a budget – but how much does it really say about what they’re spending?

Bucks County Community College plans women entrepreneur summit


LGBTQ community wants 2020 candidate who will fight for their rights

GOP candidates for open Pa. Senate seat discuss issues, complain about selection process

Pennsylvania’s Superior Court, explained: Why you should pay attention to this November race

Health Care

Predicting the flu: Carnegie Mellon rewarded for innovative work in flu forecasting

Local News

Budget to be unveiled; proposed tax hike expected

Luzerne County may consider delaying voting system decision

County solicitor reviewing voting machine process

Reverse appeals increase assessments of several Luzerne County properties

Halloween party offers good time for LGBTQ community

North Branch Land Trust hosts annual Taste the Local Harvest event

Scranton controller seeks clarification on DPW use of city-issued gas credit cards

Lackawanna County accepting bids for new Central Court project

White Haven association starts legal defense fund

MONDAY UPDATE: Agreement reached to preserve historic Wayne County dam

Domenech wins 24th annual Steamtown Marathon

Schuylkill to open account for Mount Carbon

Memorial bike ride set for cyclist killed in Route 30 crash

‘Walk for Hunger’ hopes to raise $15K to support church association food programs

Reach for the Stars Buddy Walk raises hope, funds for people with Down syndrome

Melvin Parker fundraiser gets a boost from friends, family, school

Employee raises may depend on draft

Radnor OKs final change to old Wyeth Lab property plans

Chester County grants help to polish its gem in West Chester

National News

New Orleans hotel collapse: 2 dead, search on for a missing worker

In the wake of #MeToo, how can we reconcile women’s reality with men’s perspective? | Opinion

Opioid Crisis

Dozens of doses of naloxone have saved overdosing drug users in Berks since 2018

Pennsylvania’s opioid crisis has made more grandparents primary caregivers. They need state support. | Opinion


6 shot, including 14-year-old boy, in Philadelphia’s Fairhill neighborhood

As Philadelphia aims to curb racial disparities, why are police stops of black drivers skyrocketing?

‘Taxes be killin’ me!’ These Philly high schoolers get $500 to learn about investing, becoming millionaires

As Philly celebrates OutFest, crowd wonders: Who repainted rainbow crosswalk?

LGBTQ rights, abortion, immigration, guns: Supreme Court’s term could reshape life in Philadelphia | Editorial


Banking on blighted properties

Hold the liquor: Sober bars growing in Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh Columbus Day Parade features cultural mix and protesters

State News

Synagogues are meant to welcome strangers. A year after Pittsburgh shooting, they lock their doors.

Boil-water advisories continue in the West End and McKeesport areas

Across Pa., lucrative Trump tax break isn’t delivering for the struggling places that need it most

End DMV data selling: Sharing this information violates privacy, safety

State outlines winter preparations, guidance for public readiness

NEPA Horror Film Festival grows every year

Wanted for LGBTQ Capitol rallying day: Those willing to share their stories of discrimination

Allentown Diocese removes priest over sex abuse allegation


What’s next in the impeachment inquiry as Congress returns

A fake video of Trump shooting members of the media is shown at one of his resorts