Raymond Piacquadio wipes his brow as he kneels at the grave of his mother during his visit to the Cemetery of the Alleghenies, a Veterans Administration National Cemetery, Saturday, May 23, 2020, on the Memorial Day Holiday weekend in Bridgeville, Pa.  Keith Srakocic / AP Photo

‘A huge hole’: With Memorial Day festivities canceled, veterans’ groups try to uphold traditions

“While we can’t all be together, we all have family members or people close to us who have served. We can do things to honor them.”
Aaron Kasinitz/PennLive

From camping to dining out: Here’s how experts rate the risks of 14 summer activities

"We can think of transmission risk with a simple phrase: time, space, people, place."
By Allison Aubrey, Laurel Wamsley, and Carmel Wroth/NPR

Many Pennsylvania houses of worship wait to open due to limits on group gatherings

“Keeping people safe and healthy and alive really is a paramount value in Judiasm.”
By Kiley Koscinski/WESA

How one nursing home is limiting the spread of COVID-19 among veterans

“We had a head start, if you will, in the sense that we had the basic testing equipment in place that we used for other purposes.”
By Susan Phillips

Support for WITF is provided by:

Become a WITF sponsor today »

VIRTUAL SCREENING & PANEL DISCUSSION

Wednesday, May 27 at 7pm

“Time Served” follows two Iraq war veterans, both in the courtroom and behind bars. After the screening, PA Post Executive Editor Russ Walker will moderate a Q&A session with the documentary’s producer and a panel of experts to discuss Veterans Treatment Courts.

Program Highlights

News