Philly schools to remain fully virtual until further notice

Students in grades Pre K through 2 were supposed to return to school Nov. 30, and teachers in those grades were scheduled to return to classrooms Monday. Now, they will remain home indefinitely.

Delaware River watershed group demands action from cement plant to protect prized Lehigh Valley trout stream

The plant’s deep quarry requires constant pumping, and on occasions when those pumps stopped working, Bushkill Creek ran dry, resulting in fish kills.

Delaware River watershed group demands action from cement plant to protect prized Lehigh Valley trout stream

The plant’s deep quarry requires constant pumping, and on occasions when those pumps stopped working, Bushkill Creek ran dry, resulting in fish kills.

At holiday time, donations to many food charities aren’t keeping up with pandemic-fueled need

Around 19% of grocery shoppers — nearly one in five — say they have gotten charitable food since the pandemic started, according to a national survey.

At holiday time, donations to many food charities aren’t keeping up with pandemic-fueled need

Around 19% of grocery shoppers — nearly one in five — say they have gotten charitable food since the pandemic started, according to a national survey.

COVID-19 outbreak infecting hundreds at Fort Dix is ‘escalating crisis,’ N.J. senators warn

Families and advocates are raising alarms about the conditions at Fort Dix, where 229 prisoners and 12 staff are now sick.

COVID-19 outbreak infecting hundreds at Fort Dix is ‘escalating crisis,’ N.J. senators warn

Families and advocates are raising alarms about the conditions at Fort Dix, where 229 prisoners and 12 staff are now sick.
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With thousands of new infections a day, Pa. says the surge hasn’t peaked and N.J. sets new restrictions

As Pfizer said early data showed its COVID-19 vaccine appears to be highly effective, and President-elect Joe Biden unveiled an advisory board, Pa. and N.J. reported more than 5,000 cases combined.

Pa. spent months as an electoral hot spot. Now it’s the weather that’s bringing the heat.

The United States is a nation divided, weather-wise, with frost advisories near Los Angeles and extraordinary warmth in the East.

Trump campaign moves to bar Pennsylvania from certifying election results in new lawsuit

In their latest legal attack on the integrity of the state's election, they accused Democratic leaders in the state of conspiring to systematically tip the election in their favor.

Philadelphia continues its ‘fragile’ economic recovery with jobs, foot traffic, and home sales gaining strength

Office vacancy rates nudged up along West Market Street, but other indicators were strong.

Lawyer says man in Hummer with QAnon stickers outside Philly vote count never threatened or intended violence

A lawyer for one of the two Virginia men says his client had traveled to at least 10 states for Vets for Trump without incident.

Do Trump’s legal challenges have any chance of changing Pa.’s election results? A look at the suits he hopes can do it.

The president has peppered courts in Pennsylvania with lawsuits he and his allies claim, without evidence, will expose widespread voter fraud and tip the election in his favor. Here’s a roadmap.

Officials were nervous about political violence last week. They got a block party watched around the world instead.

“Joy is itself an act of resistance,” said Nicolas O’Rourke, one of the city’s progressive activists who worked with a large coalition to keep Philly dancing.

On firm financial footing, St. Joe’s says it is open to partnerships and wants to add programs

The school is “not a candidate for acquisition, and we are not actively engaged in any transactions,” a spokesperson said in a statement.

A West Philly activist facing arson charges in the burning of a police car is released from jail

A U.S. District Court judge granted Anthony Smith release after hearing arguments Monday from Smith’s lawyer and a federal prosecutor.

Pfizer vaccine slashes COVID-19 risk in early trials, sending hopes and stocks soaring

The company said that by the third week of November, it expects to seek FDA authorization to distribute the vaccine on an emergency basis.

Biden’s COVID-19 task force includes physicians from Philly and Princeton with long public health resumés

Ezekiel Emanuel, a University of Pennsylvania oncologist and medical ethics expert, and Julie Morita, the executive vice president of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, were named Monday.

Pa. Democrats may have saved Biden by knocking the Green Party candidate off the ballot

In a particularly litigious presidential campaign, one legal fight may have saved President-elect Joe Biden’s chances of winning Pennsylvania — and the presidency.

No, not that Four Seasons. How Team Trump’s news conference ended up at a Northeast Philly landscaping firm.

The Trump campaign’s hastily called Saturday news conference outside a Holmesburg landscaping firm captured the public’s imagination and offered a fitting end to an at-times slapdash campaign.

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