You can create editorial pages which will be pre-formatted to a have an article-style layout.
How to set up
When creating a page, select page type: Editorial
Can you input a page Date, which will be displayed on the page and can be used to represent a published date. Note that this doesn't hide the page before the date.
Entering a Description will also be shown on the page, as well as on any page listings.
Upload Page Image
This will be used for SEO, and automatically shown on a header module.
Give your page a Header. This will automatically display the page image, date and description in an article-style layout.
Add one or more Text modules for article content. These will be offset in article-style layout.
Editorial pages will be listed under a separate tab on the pages list.