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Lt. Gov. John Fetterman says he wants to move past clash with Pa. Senate GOP, but Republican leaders won’t forget it

Diaper Need Awareness Week draws attention to a ‘silent crisis’

Pennsylvania politicians have done little on climate front

Rep. Frank Farry sponsors bill to support volunteer firefighters


Metz family celebrating 25 years of growth in food service industry

Central Pa. grocery scene ‘major battleground’ as Giant buys family-owned chains


Jailing the poor in Berks County for failure to pay collateral was supposed to end; it hasn’t

Experts: ‘No body’ murder cases — like recent ones in Allegheny, Westmoreland — can be won

Suspect accused of threatening 2 Hazleton schools

Marijuana possession case in Lehigh County could alter law enforcement’s approach to prosecution

Bucks County corrections officials questions inmate lookup tool at center of $68M verdict


It’s not just Elizabeth Forward: Bus driver shortages pose a problem nationwide

As students face long walks to Scranton High, Abingtons woman raising money for bus passes

Local News

Luzerne County screening applications for vacant election director job

Figures show potential impact of new Luzerne County borrowing

Debate over role of county authorities continues

W-B fire chief has questions on county 911 upgrade plan

Beautification program a big success in W-B

JCC grand opening features wizards and musical rabbis

Open house held to unveil new Jewish Community Center in Kingston

Scranton’s required pension contribution rises to $11.3 million for 2020

Climate activists rally in Scranton on behalf of the planet

Hazleton City Authority sees large increase in trash tonnage from April-July

New Kensington doubled up on vendors, patrons at second annual wine and beer festival

Kiski Valley sewage authority disputes claims of lax billing

Thousands turn out in Leechburg for Pink Day street fair benefiting cancer research

Reading apartments offer a free meal and groceries to the needy

Taking another shot at developing Don Guanella tract

Medical Marijuana

MEDICAL MARIJUANA | Patients talk about medical marijuana as ‘game changer’

MEDICAL MARIJUANA | Out-of-state companies dominate state’s marijuana industry

MEDICAL MARIJUANA | Patients pay full cost as insurance companies balk at covering medical marijuana

MEDICAL MARIJUANA | In wake of vaping scare, officials say medical marijuana ‘safe, effective’

National News

How to stop food shaming our kids

Carl Ruiz, a celebrity chef and restaurateur, dies at 44

Get handle on police suicide

How our partisan divide creates different Americas. And how to fix it | Opinion

Opioid Crisis

Westmoreland County flooded with 124M pain pills during critical period of opioid crisis

A flowing river of painkillers, all perfectly legal, cuts through Allegheny County

Momentum on opioids


9 shot in another weekend violence spree in Philly

Faith community members protest gun violence, urge for assault weapons ban

Who benefits? Philly leads largest cities in property tax breaks | Analysis


Authorities identify 3 men who died from suspected overdoses in South Side apartment building

Overdose victims identified in Pittsburgh’s South Side Flats

Pittsburgh’s Billy Porter becomes first openly gay man to win best drama actor Emmy Award

Croatia president, prime minister celebrate their culture during Mass in Millvale

Brian O’Neill: Despite his tragic death, Kelvin “Tracy” Organ’s extraordinary mission of kindness lives on

Steelers make good call: Teams should continue to take responsibility

Police search North Side gas station after assault as protesters vow to continue

State News

As farmers flock to hemp, Amish and ‘English’ in Pennsylvania foresee real profits

100 years young, St. Matthew Roman Catholic Church celebrates a century of tradition and changes

The bodies of three young Native American girls are returned to the Oneida Reservation. And a community heals.

In financially distressed New Castle, a changing of the guard renews hope

Western Pennsylvania experiencing same bird declines being seen nationwide

Officials warn of deadly mosquito-transmitted virus

Rare, deadly virus that mosquitoes can transfer to humans detected in Carbon, Monroe counties

Pa. Capitol Rotunda crowd control policy tweaked to allow for easier pedestrian traffic flow

Rescuers reach hiker after fall on Hawk Mountain

On the first day of fall, Lehigh Valley facing another day of summer-like temperatures. What’s driving the pattern and when will it change?


Carbondale’s Sixth Avenue bridge still delayed

New study shows Chester County roundabouts reducing fatalities, crashes


Bribery case raises focus on GOP rising star and fundraising