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  1. Deadliest Catch: Player hit by train, still snags fly ballRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 16 | Sporting News

    ... was found, he was holding the baseball. This actually happened in a 1906 town ball game held near Pittsburgh in Pitcairn, Pennsylvania. The man who made the fatal catch was B.F. Hicks. Hicks and his Pennsylvania Railroad co-workers competed against ...

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  2. Local man had big role in helicopter developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 15 | Philly.com

    ... Piasecki, who sometimes stopped by for lunch, pioneered U.S. helicopters operating with two main rotors. Harold Pitcairn, a Bryn Athyn competitor, beat out Wilford for the same license to produce a rotary winged aircraft in the United States, the ...

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  3. Eyewitness 1883: Time for railroads serving Pittsburgh to synchronize their clocksRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 8 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    Now that the railroads serving Pittsburgh had agreed to follow a standard time, executive Robert Pitcairn confidently predicted that Pittsburgh City Council soon would follow suit. Before Nov. 18, 1833, what time your train left Pittsburgh had depended on what line you were riding, the Pittsburgh Commercial Gazette reported on Nov. 17, 1883.

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  4. Gateway school board still debating land bankRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 5 | Post-gazette.com

    ... said he did not believe Monroeville would benefit from the program that puts blighted houses back on the tax rolls, Pitcairn may. Prior to the vote to table, Monroeville resident Steve O'Donnell said the district would "never recoup the value of the ...

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  5. Historic Pitcairn House in Pasadena under restorationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2014 | Pasadena Star-News

    Spectra Co. is doing restoration work on the Pitcairn House at Westridge School in Pasadena.

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  6. Building repair costs can be burden for churchesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | Greenwich Citizen

    Old churches across Western Pennsylvania are dealing with soaring maintenance costs, but declining membership in many of the churches often limits the work they can afford to do. In Pitcairn, Center Avenue United Methodist Church closed its 106-year-old building this year because it couldn't afford to make an estimated $400,000 in repairs to fix problems with the trusses and roof. 1 comment

  7. Building repair costs can be burden for churchesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | Norwalk Citizen News

    Old churches across Western Pennsylvania are dealing with soaring maintenance costs, but declining membership in many of the churches often limits the work they can afford to do. In Pitcairn, Center Avenue United Methodist Church closed its 106-year-old building this year because it couldn't afford to make an estimated $400,000 in repairs to fix problems with the trusses and roof. 1 comment

  8. At 87, man still plays polkaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | Pocono Record

    ... Polka business was great; I just wasn't happy," he said. "I'm used to smoke - I lived in Wall, Wilmerding and Pitcairn - smog was different." He and Lorraine met at a dance in Monroeville 32 years ago, and "he doesn't like to dance, which is funny," ...

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  9. At 87, man still plays polkaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | Pocono Record

    ... Polka business was great; I just wasn't happy," he said. "I'm used to smoke - I lived in Wall, Wilmerding and Pitcairn - smog was different." He and Lorraine met at a dance in Monroeville 32 years ago, and "he doesn't like to dance, which is funny," ...

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  10. At 87, man still entertains fans of polka musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | Greenwich Citizen

    ... Polka business was great; I just wasn't happy," he said. "I'm used to smoke - I lived in Wall, Wilmerding and Pitcairn - smog was different." He and Lorraine met at a dance in Monroeville 32 years ago, and "he doesn't like to dance, which is funny," ...

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  11. Non-custodial dad sought for taking son, 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    Police have been searching for a convicted sex offender from the Pittsburgh area who has not been seen since he took his 4-year-old son to the movies last week. Allegheny County police said they are helping Pitcairn police with the investigation of a "non-custodial parental abduction" involving 43-year-old Radford Pope and his child, Raymont.

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  12. Allegheny Police Searching for Abducted ChildRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | Patch.com

    The Allegheny County Police are assisting the Pitcairn Police Department in the investigation of a noncustodial parental abduction. The child, Raymont Pope, is 4 years of age and was taken to the movies by his father, Radford Pope, on Wednesday, September 10, 2014, and has not been returned.

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  13. Convicted Sex Offender Wanted in Son's AbductionRead the original story

    Sep 18, 2014 | CBS Local

    The Allegheny County Police are helping Pitcairn Police in trying to track down a convicted sex offender and his 4 year old son. Police say 43 year old Radford Pope took 4 year old Raymont Pope to the movies on September 10th.

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  14. Museum: Antique biplane damaged in aborted takeoff; no one injuredRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2014 | Herald Gazette

    ... an aborted takeoff Aug. 23 at about 6:20 p.m., according to a press release from the museum. The plane, a 1930 Pitcairn PA-7S Sport Mailwing, was piloted by Tom Rudder, a museum volunteer, who was the only occupant. "...A contingent of four vintage ...

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  15. Pitcairn police first trained in drug-overdose treatmentRead the original story

    Aug 22, 2014 | Business Journal

    ... of a larger effort to curb opioid overdose deaths. Emergency medical professionals from Forbes Hospital trained Pitcairn Police Department officers in the use of naloxone, which reverses the effects of a narcotic overdose. The training is important ...

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  16. Pitcairn police department 1st in Western Pennsylvania to carry Narcan for heroin overdosesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2014 | WPXI

    Pitcairn police will become the first department in Western Pennsylvania to be equipped to administer a potentially life-saving medication to heroin overdose victims, officials said.

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  17. Pitcairn standoff ends with arrestRead the original story

    Aug 14, 2014 | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    A MAN HOLED UP IN A HOME FOR HOURS. IS HOW DID THIS ALL FINALLY COME TO AN END? LET'S GO TO COURTNEY FISHER WITH MORE.

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  18. Standoff brings SWAT to PitcairnRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2014 | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    A man surrendered to police early Thursday morning, ending a standoff that brought the Allegheny County SWAT team to Pitcairn.

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  19. Century Club: Centenarian relies on good breakfast, good livingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2014 | Post-gazette.com

    ... upbeat, and on Saturday celebrated her 100th birthday in a surprise party with 125 friends and family at the Pitcairn-Monroeville Sportsmen Club. She was born July 24, 1914, in Duquesne, one of Rose and Samuel Hamburger's six children. She lived in ...

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  20. Rare Bird: Pitcairn AutogiroRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2014 | Flight Journal

    "T his is a real prehistoric monster in flight. Once the helicopter was built, these autogiros became dinosaurs," stated the late Jack Tiffany of Spring Valley, Ohio, at the time, co-owner of the Pitcairn PA-18 N1267B , the only example of the type flying in the U.S., when it first flew after its lengthy restoration.

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