Mar 23, 2014
Catholic diocese closing 3 Pittsburgh-area churches in parish mergers
Parish mergers in the Diocese of Pittsburgh will mean the closure of two churches in East Pittsburgh and another in Monongahela next month, the result of dwindling numbers of parishioners and priests as well as financial concerns.
Snow creates slippery conditions on Pittsburgh roads
A car crashed into a creek that runs through private property in Penn Hills, two cars collided in Braddock Hills and a car slid into a pole in Forest Hills.
Thought school was tough? Stigma of mental illness makes it tougher
Getting kids to encourage their classmates to stop stigmatizing mental health issues is somewhat uncharted territory, which is one of the reasons Pittsburgh Cares is teaming with Allegheny County to devise new school-based programs around this issue.
The event will feature educational programs; health screenings, including blood pressure, cholesterol and body mass index; and an "Ask the Expert" session with diabetes educator and health coach Cindy Donovan.
Business news briefs: Horsehead zinc plant closing
Horsehead Corp. notified state officials that its Monaca zinc smelting plant will close by Dec. 31, affecting the jobs of 510 people.