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How Small Cities and Towns Can Right Their Ship Oct. 15, 2019

Salena Zito

ERIE, Pennsylvania — Several large pieces of cobalt-blue glass panels bearing "Don't Give Up t... Read More

Old-School House Democrats Face Primary Challenges From Progressives Across the Country Oct. 01, 2019

Salena Zito

PITTSBURGH — Jerry Dickinson is the Democrats' perfect House candidate — and not just on... Read More

Repurposing 'America's Hometown' Sep. 24, 2019

Salena Zito

OAKDALE, Pennsylvania — Some towns die hard. This one nearly did. The Aetna Chemical Corp. pla... Read More

The Crackers and Frackers Could Hold the Keys to 2020 Sep. 17, 2019

Salena Zito

MONACA, Pennsylvania — All Darrin Kelly wanted for the energy workers in Western Pennsylvania ... Read More

Lara Trump Tries to Fix Her Party's Woman Problem Jul. 23, 2019

Salena Zito

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa. — Last week, one month before she was set to give birth to her second chi... Read More

The Story Behind the Liberty Bell Jul. 04, 2019

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Readers: Happy July 4th! Here's a little history of the Liberty Bell: The Pennsylvania Assembly... Read More

Ohio the Comeback State May. 14, 2019

Stephen Moore

I recently took some flak from Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown for saying in a speech at the Heartland Insti... Read More

Should the Liberty Bell Leave Philadelphia? May. 14, 2019

Dennis Prager

When most Americans think of Philadelphia — although probably fewer today than ever before, gi... Read More

From Accident to Embarrass, No Name and Hell -- Unusual Town Names May. 11, 2019

Travel and Adventure

By Victor Block Vacationers seeking a double thrill enjoy an exciting whitewater rafting trip on the... Read More

The Deep Meaning of Groundhog Day Jan. 31, 2019

Froma Harrop

Saturday is Groundhog Day. It is the day when many eyes will turn to Gobbler's Knob, a wooded hill a... Read More

America's Love Affair With Small Business Rekindled Dec. 25, 2018

Salena Zito

WEST NEWTON, Pa. — Bloom Brewery is the kind of Main Street business that shut its doors a gen... Read More

Armed Guards Among the Jews Dec. 03, 2018

Marc Dion

Tonight, a month or so after the shootings at a synagogue in Pennsylvania (remember those? I didn't ... Read More

Our Own Gettysburg Looms Straight Ahead: Election Day Oct. 31, 2018

Jamie Stiehm

Pennsylvania looms large in our national story, not only in 1776 but also Saturday, Oct. 27, the can... Read More

Triumphal Trump: 'It Really Is All About Hope' Oct. 17, 2018

Salena Zito

ERIE, Pa. — The president appears to be in a good place. He is standing in the catacombs of th... Read More

Elites Are the Ones Who Are Dividing America Oct. 09, 2018

Salena Zito

McCONNELLS MILL, Pa. — Darcelle Slappy says Democrats and Republicans who live in places like ... Read More

A Church Lacking Sympathy Aug. 18, 2018

Mark Shields

I can testify from a lifetime of personal experience that practice does not really make perfect. Sin... Read More

Time for Another Reformation Aug. 17, 2018

Linda Chavez

Few words can describe the horror that comes from reading a Pennsylvania grand jury report on sexual... Read More

This House Race Could Be a Bellwether for the Midterms Jul. 17, 2018

Salena Zito

LEVITTOWN, Pa. — Here in the heart of the American suburb, the battle for the ultimate swing d... Read More

A Pennsylvania Cop Carried an AR-15 at a Gun Control Rally. What Happened Next May Surprise You May. 01, 2018

Salena Zito

GREENSBURG, Pa. — We live in an era of profound carelessness. Too many people don't want to kn... Read More

A Bad Bullying Bill Mar. 29, 2018

Lenore Skenazy

A state representative in Pennsylvania has proposed a bill that would fine the parents of "bullies" ... Read More