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Philadelphia Phillies' Bryce Harper watches his two-run home run during the eighth inning in Game 5 of the baseball NL Championship Series between the San Diego Padres and the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday, Oct. 23, 2022, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
October Legends: 11 Unforgettable Postseason Moments in Phillies History

With another Red October nearly upon us, we’re taking a look back at great moments in Phillies postseason history, from the epic 1980 NLCS vs. Houston, to the Dude’s extra-inning blast against the Braves in ‘93, to “Bedlam at the Bank.” 

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf adjusts his face mask to protect against COVID-19 during a news conference in Harrisburg in November 2020. (AP File Photo/Julio Cortez)
We Asked, You Answered: In Hindsight, Did the Wolf Administration Go Too Far With Closures During the Pandemic?

In a recent edition of the Keystone newsletter, we asked readers for their thoughts on former Gov. Tom Wolf’s decision to close schools and businesses during the pandemic. Many still feel he did the right thing.

Explore Erie’s Vibrant Coffee Scene With These 8 Woman-Owned Shops
Explore Erie’s Vibrant Coffee Scene With These 8 Woman-Owned Shops

Cup of Joe? In Erie, it’s more like “cup of Jane” as the northwestern Pa. city boasts an abundance of beloved woman-owned coffee shops.

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8 Pennsylvania Colleges and Universities Are Among the Top 100 in the US

Learn all about the eight fantastic colleges and universities in Pennsylvania that rank in the top 100 schools in America, from campus size and tuition to Greek life and sports. Pennsylvania is home to some of the best colleges and universities in the country, and eight of them have made it into the US News...

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Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month With These Must-Read Books, According to Our Staff

Discover must-read books by Hispanic and Latino authors to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, handpicked by our Courier Newsroom staff.

FILE - Philadelphia police Officer Mark Dial, center, arrives at the Juanita Kidd Stout Center for Criminal Justice in Philadelphia, Sept. 19, 2023, with attorneys Brian McMonagle, left and Fortunato Perri, right, for a bail hearing. Lawyers for Dial, who shot and killed a driver, will press to have the murder charges lodged against him dismissed when the jailed officer appears in court, Tuesday, Sept. 26. (Tom Gralish/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP, File)
Judge Dismisses Charges Against Philadelphia Police Officer in Fatal Traffic-Stop Shooting

Citing a lack of evidence, a judge dismissed all charges against Officer Mark Dial in the fatal shooting last month of Eddie Irizarry.

These Pennsylvania Caves and Caverns Beckon Adventure Seekers
These Pennsylvania Caves and Caverns Beckon Adventure Seekers

Fall is an ideal time to explore the many caves and caverns hidden deep in the Pennsylvania ground and hillsides.