Customers wear face masks to protect against the spread of the coronavirus as they shop at the Reading Terminal Market in Philadelphia, Feb. 16, 2022. (AP File Photo/Matt Rourke)
Philadelphia Ends Mask Mandate Just Days After Reinstating It

City health officials said the mask mandate is no longer necessary due to a leveling off of COVID-19 cases and reduced hospitalizations.

An official mail-in  ballot for the 2020 General Election in the United States is shown, Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020, in Marple Township, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
More Than 664,000 Pennsylvanians Have Requested Mail-In Ballots. There’s Still Time to Get Yours.

"For those who either cannot physically get to their polling place on Election Day or prefer not to do so, voting by mail is a secure, accessible option."

Student teacher Olivia Vazquez leads students through their morning meeting at the Eliza B. Kirkbride School in Philadelphia, Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021. Vazquez is finishing up her last semester at Swarthmore College and hoping to help make sure immigrant students arriving in Philadelphia have a more supportive experience in school than she did growing up. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Why Can’t Republicans Get on Board With Common-Sense Education Initiatives?

Republicans refuse to take action on bills that would make Pennsylvania schools healthier, safer, and more inclusive.

Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro speaks with members of the media during a news conference in Darby, Pa., Wednesday, June 2, 2021.  (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Shapiro Slams Mastriano’s Election Audit Efforts

Josh Shapiro has slammed state Sen. Doug Mastriano's efforts to start an audit of Pennsylvania's 2020 election results.

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Find the Perfect Holiday Gifts at These Women-Owned Businesses in Pennsylvania

Supporting a woman-owned business is supporting your community; studies show women reinvest 90% of their income in their families and communities, while men reinvest only 40% in those groups.

A grandfather gets a gift from his granddaughter. (Shutterstock Photo/Drazen Zigic)
Help Keep History Alive by Buying Gifts from a Pennsylvania Museum Gift Shop

Buying a membership, shopping in the gift store, or registering for an educational program will help you finish your holiday shopping and keep an important community asset open.

George Bailey (Jimmy Stewart) explains things to Mary Hatch (Donna Reed) in "It's a Wonderful Life" in 1946. (AP Photo)
From ‘It’s A Wonderful Life’ to ‘Rudolph’: The Many Pennsylvania Connections to the Holiday Classics You Love

Some of the best (and worst) Christmas movies were set in Pennsylvania, filmed in Pennsylvania, starred Pennsylvanians, or were produced by Pennsylvanians.