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Ready Freddy welcomes 2014 kindergarteners to Pittsburgh Public Schools
On Thursday, Aug. 28, Ready Freddy , a program devised by the University of Pittsburgh's Office of Child Development, welcomed and encouraged incoming kindergarten students to Pittsburgh Public Schools for its 6th year.
Tue Sep 02, 2014
Out-of-Towners: After a chilly start, she's warming up to hilly Pittsburgh
In December 2009, I took the 11-hour Amtrak ride to Pittsburgh from Connecticut, transferring from the Northeast Regional to The Pennsylvanian.
Century Club: Centnarian calls long life a victory over Nazis
Manuel Kolski will not forget, cannot forget what happened to him in Auschwitz II-Birkenau, a Nazi concentration/extermination camp in Poland.
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InventHelp Inventor Designs More Convenient Way to Use a Smartphone or Tablet PC in Bed
PITTSBURGH, PA September 02, 2014 An inventor from Elizabethtown, Pa., was lying in bed and watching a movie on his tablet PC when he thought that it'd be easier if he didn't have to hold the device.
Pittsburgh police investigate car theft at South Side auto body shop
Pittsburgh police are investing an unusual auto theft on South 18th Street in the South Side.
Political Undertones Apparent At Annual Labor Day Parade
Pittsburgh always celebrates with one of the largest Labor Day parades around, but this year's event had more political undertones than in years' past.
New Dunkin' Donuts coming to Mt. Lebanon
Mt. Lebanon is getting a Dunkin' Donuts at the intersection of Connor and Washington roads.
Pa. wedding erupts into 'bloody' brawl; 3 men, including off-duty State Trooper, arrested
A wedding party floating peacefully aboard Pittsburgh's Gateway Clipper riverboat suddenly turned rocky when the groom got himself into hot water with a female member of the clipper fleet.
Mon Sep 01, 2014
Diana Nelson Jones' Walkabout: New energy enlivens a corner lot
A sunny relationship at the corner of Thomas Boulevard and Homewood Avenue got brighter last fall when Fred Kraybill installed an 11-kilowatt solar panel array there.
Making it in Pittsburgh: Leveraging the spirit of our forebears through new technologies
Generations ago, many of our families came to Pittsburgh to provide the labor that powered the first large-scale industrial age.
Erie Times News
Pittsburgh is nation's 19th-most liberal city, study finds
Pittsburgh is the 19th-most liberal city in the U.S. among cities with populations larger than 250,000, according to a recent study of public policy preferences.
Sun Aug 31, 2014
What I learned this summer - A diary that begins with an apology for yesterday's diary
When I wrote my defense of commonmass, which should have been more of a defense of commonmass than it was and which should not have touched on anything else, yesterday, it was the fruit of a review of a diary in which I was going to talk about my two other trips.
The York Daily Record
Police: Dillsburg Senior Center struck in crash
A crash involving two vehicles and the Dillsburg Senior Center occurred in the borough on Friday, according to Carroll Township Police.
Paul J. Urban , funeral director at the Savolskis-Wasik-Glenn Funeral Home, was elected as president of the Pennsylvania Funeral Directors Association.
Allegheny County school districts resize as population shifts
When Kathy Wolf and her husband, David, graduated from Penn Hills High School in the 1970s, there were about 1,200 students in each of their graduating classes.
Sat Aug 30, 2014
Shrinking organized labor to show political clout in Pittsburgh parade
On Monday, thousands of union members will tramp through the streets of Pittsburgh in a traditional show of labor solidarity that's the unofficial kickoff of the fall campaign season.
New Jersey Herald
Jumper threat closes Pittsburgh highway for hours
Officials in Pittsburgh closed part of a major interstate for hours while trying to coax down a man who threatened to jump from a sign onto the highway.
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Former Canonsburg mayor Anthony Colaizzo, 84, of Hawthorne Street, Canonsburg, escaped injury Aug. 22 when his vehicle collided with a vehicle driven by Melissa Beggarly, 45, of Profio Road, McDonald, at the intersection of West College Street and Belmont Avenue.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Post and Courier
Happenings for Aug. 31, 2014
Friends of the Summerville Library Gigantic Book Sale is scheduled for Sept. 5-7 at the library, 76 Trolley Road.
Wolf Campaigns In Pittsburgh, Says He Would Expand Medicaid If Elected
Despite a double digit lead in the polls, Democrat Tom Wolf was back on the campaign trail, this time at the Bidwell Training Center in Manchester, where he heard about efforts to train high school students in a wide range of arts from culinary to pottery to photography.