Endless buffering: Local schools try to solve students’ internet access issues on their own

Public schools across the Pittsburgh region pivoted to online learning over the past year to keep their students safe. But for students without reliable or affordable high-speed internet access, the new normal highlights the disparity in how internet services are provided across the commonwealth — and its cost.

COVID-19 Vaccine: Who gets it and when? | Phase One breakdown

With news that one COVID-19 vaccine is already being distributed at hospitals statewide, what is Pennsylvania’s plan for getting the vaccine out to the public?

With vaccine on the horizon, Wolf imposes new COVID mitigation measures

During the three-week long mitigation period, extracurricular activities at schools, such as sports, plays, concerts and dances are suspended.

Allegheny County reports 366 new COVID cases and 5 deaths, PA breaks another record of new cases

The new deaths, which ranged from Oct. 20 to Nov. 5, included a person in their 20s, two in their 70s and two in their 90s. Two of the five deaths occurred in long-term care facilities.

Allegheny County reports 189 new COVID cases; Sec. Levine discusses PA vaccine distribution plans

The Allegheny County Health Department [ACHD] reported 189 new COVID-19 infections Thursday and no new COVID-related fatalities. The newly reported cases bring the total count since March 14 to 16,599 infections.

Most Pittsburgh Public students will stay online until 2021. Here are main takeaways from the Oct. school board meetings.

After two amendments and two days of public testimonies, the PPS board voted Wednesday in favor of extending exclusive online learning for most students through Jan. 2021.

Hundreds of Pa. child-care centers have closed, and some fear it will get worse

Federal coronavirus relief money made a big difference in Pennsylvania, but as it dries up, a second wave of closures could be coming.

Commercial Leases in the era of Trump and Covid-19

Hispanic business owners are also worried about their commercial leases and how to keep up on rent. It is no secret that the hospitality industry has suffered the most from to the COVID-19 pandemic and related government restrictions.

Potential liability should students or staff become infected with COVID-19 at school is a top concern among some education leaders

Potential liability should students or staff become infected with COVID-19 at school is a top concern among some education leaders.

Four tips to follow when maskless people make you anxious, according to a trauma therapist

On the list of public health recommendations known to help stem the global coronavirus pandemic, mask-wearing and social distancing are at the top. Unfortunately, complying with these basic public health measures has become politicized, leading some folks to refuse to do either or both.

Residential Tenant Rights in the Age of COVID-19

By Daniel C. Conlon, Esquire – Contributing Writer for PRESENTE Many Latinos in Pittsburgh have experienced economic hardship due to the Coronavirus pandemic, leading to […]

Pa. issues new eviction moratorium after fears rent relief would be too slow

Advocates say the order, which puts evictions on ice until Aug. 31, gives the state’s new rental assistance program more time to reach those who need help.

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