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Corbett's Medicaid proposal gets cheered and jeered here
The protesters had pretty good singing voices, Beverly Mackereth had to admit. And with all the grace she could muster, Pennsylvania's secretary of public welfare gamely tried to include them as she swung through Pittsburgh to pitch Gov. Tom Corbett's controversial Medicaid reform proposal.
Wed Dec 18, 2013
Random Acts of Kindness: Young couple provide help for older woman out of gas
The other night I was on my way home from a hectic day and failed to notice that I was low on gas.
Sat Dec 14, 2013
UPMC network's steps irk private physical therapists
Waterford Physical Therapy and Sports Rehab has had a steady business of people seeking help to recover from injury and illness.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
Looking at architectural gems in our midst
Each new generation of architects redefines what makes a building or landscape modern, says Albert M. Tannler, one of Pittsburgh's authorities on this subject and author of a new guidebook about modern landmarks built here during the 20th century.
Chambersburg Public Opinion
Pittsburgh hotel tree melds art, industrial past
"A tree this cool deserves to be admired," says the sign accompanying the 16-foot-tall holiday tree in the lobby of the Fairmont Hotel, Downtown.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
500 leaders gather here to discuss sustainability
Pittsburgh has joined the top cities making systems more sustainable, but we came from so far behind we are just average today.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Erie Times News
Erie's Downtown YMCA renovating Teen Center
The center, which offers after-school programs and an alternative to life on the streets for children who live in low-income inner-city households, sees about 25 teens each weekday.
Red Light Cameras Coming To Pittsburgh Intersections
"It raises my comfort level significantly to know that we could test this, we could pilot this in approximately 20 intersections - no more - and then review it and see if it brings the benefit that we believe it will bring and, if not, we can review and dismiss," said Councilman Bruce Kraus, who heads the Public Safety Committee.
Pittsburgh City Council approves red-light cameras for pilot program
By the middle of next year, dangerous Pittsburgh intersections could be monitored by cameras watching for motorists going through red lights.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
First Night to add ice labyrinth
The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust will ring in the new year during its 20th Highmark First Night Celebration with a giant ice labyrinth and new entertainment, as well as many of the old favorites, including Zambelli fireworks.
Salon 615: Sandee Gertz
Hello to the readers of Clarksville Online! My name is Sandee Gertz and I'm a writer, poet, and distracted observer of everything by the side of the road.
Pittsburgh Ballet's exquisitely danced 'Nutcracker' enchants [Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (PA)]
The many elements that make "The Nutcracker" an enchanting joy were on full display at Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre's afternoon performance Dec. 7: Beautiful individual and ensemble dancing, and the inspired music of Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky, brought the story of a magical Christmas eve to life.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Holiday market brings European charm to Pittsburgh's Market Square
So you can't make it back to the homeland for the holidays. How about a trip to Pittsburgh instead? Our Rust Belt neighbor isn't exactly a ringer for the quaint European villages that peddle in holiday cheer all December long.
Corbett seeks federal nod for Medicaid plan
After months of discussion, the Corbett administration today will begin seeking approval of its plan to use federal money to provide private health insurance to the working poor.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Business news briefs: Credit unions on problem list
Five Pittsburgh-area credit unions landed on an independent research group's list of problem financial institutions in the third quarter.
Fast food workers strike in Pittsburgh
Maria Montano is a communications staff member who was working with a group that is trying to bring awareness to the fast food workers strike in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Downtown Pittsburgh, Oakland rapid bus route urged
Backers of a proposed Bus Rapid Transit corridor connecting Downtown Pittsburgh and Oakland have adopted an ambitious timetable to advance the project.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Pittsburghers come out for My Macy's Holiday Parade
People packed the sidewalks in downtown Pittsburgh to watch the annual parade Saturday morning.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Hotel News Resource
La Quinta Inn & Suites in Pittsburgh to Be Managed by Hotel Equities a '
Atlanta-based Hotel Equities has been selected to manage the newly converted 145-room La Quinta Inn & Suites Pittsburgh North in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to its portfolio.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Thanksgiving storm of 1950 stopped Pittsburgh cold
As things turned out, that Thanksgiving weekend report was wildly optimistic. Storms that began on Friday night ultimately dumped 31 inches of snow on southwestern Pennsylvania and paralyzed much of the region for the next five days.