‘It’s Like the Toilet Paper’: Gun Sales Are Up Across Appalachia. Here’s Why.
The Saturday after millions of Americans received $1,200 economic relief checks from the federal government, Alex Corn decided…
April 27, 2020
As Appalachian States Reform Teen Marriage Laws, W.Va. and PA Lag Behind
At age 15, Crystal Snyder was on her own and felt the authorities breathing down her neck. Her…
May 8, 2019
There’s a Tool that Claims to Predict Potential for Criminal Behavior. Should PA Judges Use It?
The Pennsylvania Commission on Sentencing is considering a “risk assessment” tool, which, according to social justice activists, would…
December 11, 2018
In Pennsylvania Trump Country, Redistricting Has Made One Solidly Red District Competitive
Karen Frey is dressed head to toe in mementoes of the 2016 election. Offering cookies on a platter…
October 30, 2018
Faith and Switch: These Congregants Feel They Were Baited into Giving Money to Closing Churches
Jean Ripepi, 87, remembers her first mass at St. Anthony Church. The building had two wings separated by…
August 16, 2018