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What’s New in Aging: Grandparenting help in wake of opioid epidemic

Grandparents-raising-grandchildren legislation signed into law

Wolf signs bill to help grandparents raising grandchildren

New Pennsylvania laws to help grandparents affected by opioid crisis

Gov. Wolf signs revisions to Pennsylvania’s organ donation law

Philly-area GOP senators targeted in campaign ad on clergy abuse

30,000 call for killing school property taxes in Pa. once and for all

Barrar’s bill to reimburse ambulance companies heads to governor

‘Textbook case of public corruption’ — or entrapment?

Two bills that can change the way physician assistants in Pa. care for you | Opinion

Editorial: Harrisburg dysfunction extends debacle in Topton


Dallas business blames roundabout for financial woes

New outlets open, still to come in Laurel Mall

Catholic Church

Altoona-Johnstown Catholic Diocese confirms federal subpoena

Justice department issues subpoena to Altoona-Johnstown diocese in priest child sexual abuse probe


Former Allentown Mayor Pawlowski gets 15 years in prison on corruption charges

Former Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski stunned by 15-year prison sentence that lawyer calls “cruel”

How Ed Pawlowski’s sentence compares to what other corrupt politicians got

This woman was 18 when she acted as lookout for a fatal robbery. But was she just a kid?


State exam report card is out: science results show improvement but math continues to be a struggle

No school in Crestwood on Wednesday due to unspecified transportation issues

Audit turns up busing issue at Crestwood

A Magic School Bus? At Downingtown they call it the Innovation Lab

Fire at Bucks Muslim school blamed on students there

State releases PSSA scores

Washington Elementary principal resigns after alleged physical altercation with student

Palumbo Center renovations on tap, as is name change honoring Chuck Cooper

With on-campus stadium project stalled, Temple officials hope to discuss lease extension with Eagles

What could happen if Harvard stopped considering race in admissions?

These are the best colleges and universities in Pennsylvania: WalletHub


Democrats hold significant advantage in congressional campaign spending two weeks ahead of election

Taxing retirement income? Are any gubernatorial candidates really proposing that?

Give that one a ‘like’? Here’s a look at the Facebook campaign for Pa. governor | Analysis

Climate change: A crisis for humanity, but not a big deal in the Pa. governor’s race

Mullins, Lemoncelli disagree on redistricting commission, other issues at second 112th debate

Pashinski, Henry talk issues at forum

Caltagirone, Gagliardo and Gillen, Metcalfe debate for state House seats

Darcelle Slappy fighting ‘uphill battle’ against straight party voting

More voters seeking absentee ballots than at midterm election four years ago

Absentee-ballot increase may mean higher voter turnout in Luzerne County

I’m a Puerto Rican refugee from Hurricane Maria. Here’s why I care about the Pa. midterm | Opinion

About the things Gov. Wolf takes credit for | John Baer

Pence in town today to campaign for Chrin

Eric Trump tries to boost Chrin hopes

Analysis: In closing pitch, Trump and GOP focus on fear

Health Care

As more health care shifts elsewhere, W.Pa. hospitals trying new strategies

Local News

Urban accuses Pedri of politicking, seeks probe of county manager

Urban calls for probe of Pedri remarks

Best of Back Mountain honored

Hazleton Police announce technology upgrades

Lackawanna Recycling center charging municipalities for yard waste

Record-size crowd celebrates Scranton’s at annual mayors’ prayer breakfast

Develop plan for Scranton ‘Iron District’

Beaver County district judge recuses in cases against suspended Aliquippa assistant police chief

Lawsuit accuses Lawrence County DA, three police officers of false arrest, conspiracy

Irwin proposed budget cuts fire department funding by 14 percent

New Kensington seeks input on proposed park projects

Sidney Crosby teams with artist to raise money for Brian Shaw memorial fund

Safe Berks’ Silent Witness march recalls those lost to domestic violence

Harrisburg takes steps to oppose ‘conversion therapy’

National News

Winning $1.6B Mega Millions ticket sold in South Carolina

Esport betting platform gets license for video game gambling

New Jersey

6 children dead, 12 sick in viral outbreak at rehab center

Opioid Crisis

How fentanyl, the deadly synthetic opioid, took over Pennsylvania


In Philadelphia, some neighborhoods lack access to primary health-care clinics

Saying goodbye to Reading Terminal royalty | Mike Newall

It’s up to all of us to keep children safe | Opinion

Philly workforce safer from job-stealing robots, report says

Another MOVE 9 member tied to 1978 case leaves prison


Letters to some Allegheny County voters contained errors about 33 new polling locations

Peoples to be acquired by water utility in $4.27 billion deal

Old pipes in the ground helped fuel Aqua’s $4.275B deal for Peoples

Goodbye video of Pittsburgh-area Kmart manager shows store’s closing is about people

Pittsburgh honors civil and human rights activist Alma Speed Fox

Pittsburgh mayor honors pioneering civil rights activist with key to the city

Sustainable Pittsburgh names new executive director

More Amazon games: City and county make a private plea to judge

Trash to Thrash teaches skateboarding to underprivileged

Awash with smiles, superheroes lift spirits at Children’s Hospital

Allegheny County officials recommend absentee voters apply early

Pittsburgh commission approves plans for UPMC vision hospital

Board to vote on arming police in Pittsburgh schools

8 spots in Pittsburgh to accept unused, expired prescription drugs this weekend

State News

Former AG Kathleen Kane granted divorce


Transportation consultant Jarrett Walker encourages more transit, less cars


White House officials discuss symbolic tax vote as Trump promises imminent middle class cut

World News

Microplastics detected in human feces internationally, study finds