Coronavirus – COVID-19

As coronavirus numbers keep climbing, Wolf weighs ‘targeted’ restrictions

Wolf plans to waive licensing fees on Pa. bars, restaurants

Gov. Wolf wants to waive liquor license fees for bars, restaurants as pandemic relief

Gov. Wolf’s call to waive liquor licensing fees falls short of what relief restaurants and bars say they need

Pennsylvania Gov. Wolf’s proposal to waive liquor license fees to help bars, restaurants gets tepid reaction: ‘A drop in the bucket’

Pa. initiative touts success helping nursing homes fight covid-19

Pennsylvania reports over 2,000 new coronavirus cases

Allegheny County posts 133 new coronavirus cases, 1 death

112 new COVID-19 cases in Luzerne County on Thursday

NEPA records April-like level of one-day increase to COVID-19 case count

Westmoreland County reports 2nd highest number of daily coronavirus cases

Berks County has 99 new coronavirus cases on a record-setting day for Pa.

Sixth Westmoreland Manor resident dies from covid-19

Time to mask up or pay up in Narberth

COVID-19 poses new challenges for school bus companies, drivers


‘Our fingers have been crossed’: Hopes for voting, housing reforms go unanswered by General Assembly

See a first responder on the road? Move over, slow down – or face a stiff penalty

Rep. Kaufer’s mental health parity legislation goes to governor’s desk

Pa. expects an avalanche of mail ballots. Harrisburg’s failure to prepare is shameful. | Editorial

Little choice but to consolidate state campuses

Sen. Yudichak lauds passage of Senate Bill 94


Extremist group that called for Michigan guv Whitmer’s arrest puts Wolf on ‘watch list’ over pandemic management


Annie Regan: It’s time to reimagine our regional economy

Dollar General opens new location in Penn Township

Chipotle plans to hire about 200 new employees in Western Pennsylvania

Wallenpaupack Brewing Company wins national award for pale ale

Jobless crisis: PennLive teams with The New York Times to tell the story of the unemployed


20-year-old killed in Penn Hills shooting


Westmoreland County schools could face difficult closure decisions as coronavirus risk remains high

Allentown School District to remain virtual through January because of rising COVID-19 numbers

Gov. Mifflin School District superintendent resigns

Surge in Berks coronavirus cases scuttles Boyertown’s plans for in-person classes

Editorial: Mumin award a boost for Reading, broader community

Combined $1M awarded to Duquesne, Penn State to federal program supporting sex-assault survivors

Morgan Stanley to cover tuition for 60 students at three HBCUs


Battleground Pennsylvania came up routinely in final debate

‘I am home’: Biden’s Pa. roots could run from a Scranton kitchen table to the presidency

In last debate, Trump and Biden fight over the raging virus, climate and race

Bidens headed for Luzerne County on Saturday

Biden leads Trump in Pennsylvania in election’s home stretch, new Morning Call/Muhlenberg College poll shows

Fracking, an industry employing thousands in Pennsylvania, again in spotlight in final presidential debate

Sen. Bernie Sanders to campaign for Biden in Pittsburgh this weekend

Fact-checking Trump’s claim that Pennsylvania ‘never opened’ after coronavirus closures

Eric Trump makes surprise visit to Oakmont Bakery

How Amy Coney Barrett could be key to new lawsuit to block Pa.’s mail-in ballot extension

New lawsuit in Johnstown challenges Pa. ballot deadline extension

Westmoreland County: Almost 70,000 mail-in ballots approved

Berks County farmers vote with trade, environment, economy in mind

Our endorsement: Mullery’s independent course is a good match with district

Kaufer, Smith battle in the 120th legislative district

Familiar faces have different takes on issues in 116th district race

Pennsylvania Democrats have 700K lead in voter registrations ahead of Biden, Trump election

GOP mailer in the 165th decried as anti-Semitic

Local News

‘Got to find my way out’: Dunmore firefighter lauded for heroism in fatal fire

Smooth sailing for proposed preservation ordinance in WB

National News

California court says Uber, Lyft drivers are employees


School board gets details on Philly reopening, earful from public

To bring ‘joy to the polls,’ national group launching roving concert program in Philly Saturday

Former SEPTA police sergeant charged with assault for alleged violence during Black Lives Matter protests

‘Everything I do is criminal’: Philly mobster is sentenced to 15 years in a case built on boasts made on an FBI wire

Painted Bride sale may proceed, judges say, but Isaiah Zagar murals may not be doomed

Philly’s Reading Terminal Market launches a GoFundMe appeal, and gets help from sports betting app

Fired SEPTA manager collected $21K in false overtime, complaint says

As COVID-19 cases rise, now is not the time for City Council to drop the ball on eviction protections | Editorial

Staff, students at Philly ‘access centers’ juggle academic needs with COVID concerns

Philly Police Commish Outlaw grilled over police response to Floyd protests


Allegheny County RAD board hears public comment on 2021 budget

FOP calls task force report ‘troubling,’ decries Pittsburgh ballot question

Pittsburgh Public Schools move forward with in-person learning in November

Pittsburgh police officer positive for covid-19, in-person training canceled

State News

Visits to Pennsylvania’s parks increased by 7 million during pandemic — the more remote the better


Airport starting to see better days, as numbers increase slightly


House Democrats subpoena Education Dept. officials in probe of Art Institutes’ collapse