Coronavirus – COVID-19

Dr. Levine says Pa. is seeing the start of a ‘fall resurgence’

Pennsylvania faces a ‘fall resurgence’ as COVID-19 cases rise nationwide

Pa. health officials aim to avoid shutdown despite covid uptick

No shutdown, no new COVID-19 restrictions, health secretary says

Wolf administration announces plans to tackle fall COVID-19 surge

Pennsylvania tops 1,000 coronavirus cases for 9th straight day

Allegheny County adds 97 new coronavirus cases

Montgomery County’s coronavirus positivity rate remains stable

Camden, Allentown, and Reading among most vulnerable cities in U.S. to COVID-19 mental health consequences, report suggests

Extra safety scrutiny planned as virus vaccine worries grow

Covid-19 cases climb at Westmoreland Manor

Update: New COVID cases at Gracedale, Cedarbrook force nursing homes to close to visitors again

Westmoreland 911 center has 2 coronavirus cases

Misericordia reports 91 students in quarantine; 8 test positive for COVID-19 in a week

COVID-19 in schools: Pitt-Johnstown limits in-person classes; Forest Hills begins reopening

Plum High School remains open after 2 students test positive for covid-19

Lake-Lehman student tests positive for COVID-19

Positive COVID-19 case reported in Abington Heights

Sunrise Elementary School reports 5th coronavirus case

Coronavirus cases close Daniel Boone Middle School until Tuesday

3 covid-19 cases identified in Kiski Area schools; no closures planned

Westmoreland bus driver tests positive for virus

753 people tested over the first two days of free coronavirus testing in Reading

Child care centers don’t drive coronavirus infections, national study shows

State treasurer candidate Stacy Garrity tests positive for COVID-19

Nick Saban, Alabama’s football coach, tests positive for coronavirus

Labor secretary in quarantine day after Johnstown visit; Scalia tests negative but wife is positive for COVID-19


With deadline looming, will Pa. lawmakers pass badly needed election fixes in time?

Pennsylvania becomes a battleground over election security

State could allow milk to remain on grocers’ shelves longer

COVID recovery shouldn’t include frivolous anti-business lawsuits | Opinion


Gisele Fetterman addresses racist incident: ‘It’s painful and it’s terrible’

Racial slur directed at Fetterman’s wife shows how far we still have to go | Jenice Armstrong

State police ID woman in video using racial slur against Pennsylvania’s second lady


As the Mariner East pipelines become a permanent underpinning of Pennsylvania, secrecy and a patchwork of emergency plans have left many communities in the dark about what to do in case of an accident.

Emergency plans fail to consider complexity of Mariner East pipelines, and those most at risk in an accident


Study: Trades are misunderstood opportunities in region

Here are the Reading businesses that received coronavirus pandemic loan assistance


2 dead after dispute between siblings in Allegheny Township

Monroeville Mall shooting victim remembered as selfless, loving

2 Pittsburgh-area postal workers charged with throwing away mail


PIAA will not allow McDowell golfers Brosig and McClain to enter state tournament

Pa. state universities asks for $35 million more in state funding for 2021-22

State System plan puts Cal U, Clarion and Edinboro on path to becoming one

Officials at Pennsylvania state universities move forward with merger study, as IUP aims at its own restructuring plan

IUP president announces restructuring

Faculty cuts and university integrations loom, as enrollment declines at Pennsylvania state universities


Danielson for Senate in the 31st District | PennLive Editorial

‘A really destructive scenario’: Pennsylvania could hold up outcome of presidential election

Everything Pa. poll watchers can — and can’t — do on Election Day, explained

Pa. Supreme Court will decide counties’ ability to evaluate ballot signatures

Pa. women are coming for it all: The White House, the legislature, the agenda | Maria Panaritis

This is your brain on Trump: Four years of chaos has changed us. What would four more do?

Luzerne County mail-in ballots: What you need to know

Election board hears update on county election preparations; more than 60K ballots have been mailed

Freshman lawmaker Brandon Markosek faces John Ritter for 25th State House District seat

Westmoreland approves poll changes in wake of coronavirus concerns

New terms for incumbent state reps

‘I’m sorry she took offense,’ Middletown borough council member says about ‘disgraceful’ language in email to candidate

Will rise in coronavirus cases impact Pa.’s vote, and maybe the election outcome? | John Baer

Health Care

Commonwealth Health agrees to sell Berwick hospital

Local News

Cognetti backtracks on interim fire chief’s salary, averts potential dispute with council

Keystone Mission to host 24-hour discussion on homelessness in region

There is such a thing as a free lunch: Leechburg Methodist church starts local Feeding Our Neighbors

Plum officials approve ‘town center’ plans, need state permit before seeking contract bids

Lehigh Valley residents ask, why did the mail come so late or not at all?

Suspended Ambridge police chief found not guilty

Marijuana decriminalization draws support in Delaware County

Gretsky named new police commissioner in Chester

National News

U.S. Postal Service agrees to reverse service changes that slowed mail delivery nationwide

Dangerous network of militia members has spread to 16 states, including Pa.: report


Philly’s housing deal with occupants of Parkway homeless encampment seen as ‘unprecedented’ nationwide

$14 million structural and biking upgrades to Grays Ferry Bridge should be finished in the spring

Philly City Council to consider delaying tax abatement changes until 2024 and adding a new construction tax

Four shot at Southwest Philadelphia gas station

Some Philly students may not be allowed to return to class this school year, Hite says

There’s no way to ‘safely reopen’ Philadelphia’s schools | Opinion

Charitable organizations can’t be the only ones working to solve hunger and housing crises | Opinion

Philly sues e-cigarette company JUUL over vaping ‘epidemic’ among young people

Report details ‘lack of transparency’ in police department’s handling of Facebook posts by cops


Officials: Nearly 29K Allegheny County voters received incorrect ballots, new ones being mailed

Nearly 29K Allegheny County voters receive wrong mail-in ballots

Pittsburgh plans to revitalize business districts in minority neighborhoods

Allegheny County officials attribute slowed covid rise to mask cooperation

Man, 26, dies of injuries from Manchester shooting

YMCA closing branches in Bellevue, U.S. Steel Tower

Cameron Heyward’s foundation donates 350 backpacks to Pittsburgh students

State News

Amid ‘dewatering,’ the main lock at Emsworth becomes a fascinating marvel

UGI starts program to help struggling customers pay bill

How Pa. police departments reaped a windfall of military gear, explained | Analysis