Pennsylvania will lift its remaining COVID-19 restrictions on May 31, state officials announced Tuesday.
By Christen Smith
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf received his first dose of Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine Monday as state officials grapple with lingering hesitancy among residents.
Instead of celebrating the taxpayer-funded aid sent to struggling communities and businesses, true compassion—true leadership—would be to focus on putting local business owners and citizens back in charge of their own fate.
By Guy Ciarrocchi
With a still uncertain financial situation, Delaware County leaders have been debating and approving various pay hikes and vague payouts to certain government employees. The county controller has raised concerns over perceived unfairness to both county workers who won’t benefit and to taxpayers.
By Todd Shepherd
Local school districts have adopted policies requiring student athletes to wear masks while playing sports. But neither the science nor common sense explain why it’s helpful and mounting evidence shows why it’s harmful, bordering on barbaric.
By Beth Ann Rosica, Ph.D.
After weeks of pushback and complaints from Delaware Valley residents and legislators over an ineffective vaccination distribution strategy, the Wolf administration has relented.
By Charlie O’Neill
Research from Temple and Princeton shows that the Covid-19 pandemic may have magnified violent crime, but the ongoing wave of murders in cities like Philadelphia began before the virus came to our shores. Unless policy changes happen, it will continue.
By Ben Mannes
Nursing homes and other long-term care facilities throughout Pennsylvania bore the brunt of the Covid-19. The struggles of the last year, especially bungled government policy, have provided some lessons to learn.
By Zach Shamberg
While Levine’s nomination was no surprise, considering the Biden administration’s focus on “inclusivity,” her lack of qualification for the job makes her confirmation by Congress baffling.
By Christine Flowers
This Pandemic Year has taken so much away from so many. It will take much more than $1,400.00 and a vaccine to fill the empty spaces.
By Christine Flowers