Berks County is the first in Pennsylvania forced to turn renters away from a relief program. Reading, the county seat, has long had one of the highest eviction rates in the state. Matt Smith / Spotlight PA

Renters in parts of Pa. shut out of rent relief as counties elsewhere sit on millions in unused aid

By Charlotte Keith/Spotlight PA

The inefficiency was caused by state lawmakers who chose to distribute most of the money by population rather than the actual number of renters in each county.

He wanted to help Snitz Creek. Instead, he watched Sunoco pollute it

At the heart of the Mariner East project’s construction incidents are people who watched in real time as Sunoco’s mistakes threatened places they love.

By Rachel McDevitt

Court to decide if Pennsylvania schools’ mask order is legal

Acting Health Secretary Alison Beam imposed the school masking mandate as COVID-19 cases were increasing and amid concerns about the surge of the delta variant.

By Mark Scolforo/The Associated Press

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