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Obituary: Tilden Bennet / Co-founded local firm to help those with speech disabilties  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Tilden Bennett co-founded DynaVox Systems, a maker of equipment to turn written information or eye movement into computer-generated speech.



TARGET 11: Pittsburgh students, teachers warned to stay away from former teacher  WPXI Pittsburgh

Parents and students are being warned to stay away from a former Pittsburgh Public Schools employee after he was accused of inappropriate conduct with a ...



Obituary: Sidney N. Busis / Devotion to his family, patients, faith defined physician  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Months before his death at the age of 97, the well-known ear, nose and throat physician Sidney Busis and his wife of 71 years, Sylvia, attended a memorial ...



What did Pittsburgh look like through the eyes of Gene Kelly? Let's take a tour  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

A question about where Gene Kelly resided during his 25-plus years in Pittsburgh sparks a tour of places where he lived, worked and played.



Obituary: Richard Meritzer / City employee who championed those with disabilities  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

He cared so much about the people he worked with. It wasn't just his job. It was his passion. It was his life.”



Man shot, paralyzed during 2003 robbery at Smithfield-Liberty garage dies  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

A former Boy Scouts leader from Mt. Lebanon who was shot and paralyzed during a robbery in the Smithfield-Liberty parking garage in 2003 has died.



Obituary: Stanley Kendall Rideout / Longtime security chief at the Pittsburgh Public Schools  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

There wasn't much that got by Stanley Rideout. A World War II veteran, father of four and longtime security chief at the Pittsburgh Public Schools, Mr. Rideout ...



Co-founder of Mystery Lovers Bookshop in Oakmont  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Mary Alice Gorman was a fighter. She fought for civil rights as the head of the local ACLU. She fought against the misogynistic policies of the 1960s, when her ...



New Pittsburgh initiative's mission is to help blacks rise to executive ranks  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The Advanced Leadership Initiative says blacks hold only one-tenth of 1 percent of executive-level jobs at the top 25 publicly-held companies based in the ...



Pittsburgh artist who made Braddock, Uptown signs is creating a mosaic for Bradenton, Fla.  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

James Simon is in his Uptown studio on a deadline, making his deliriously colorful work look like play — cutting lime green and red stained glass to make ...



Overtime…2016 City League Hall of Fame honorees announced  New Pittsburgh Courier

10 It's important that I get started with a profound and heartfelt acknowledgment to the courage demonstrated by the seven year old girl that found her mental and ...



Andre Perry: Why Squirrel Hill is a target for white supremacists  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

“Mineo's Pizza House in Squirrel Hill, Pittsburgh, makes the best pepperoni and sausage pizza in the world.” Those were words to live by as a child growing up ...



CMU unveils its new 'front door,' the David A. Tepper Quadrangle  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The newest building at CMU will serve as the School of Business and is is named for the billionaire who help fund a third of its cost.



Family Reunited With Lost Works By Local Artist  90.5 WESA

Irma Freeman was born in 1903, in Germany. She died in 1994, in Pittsburgh, having established a name locally as a self-taught artist.



The Role of Education in Pittsburgh's Black Renaissance  CityLab

From the 1920s through the 1950s, Schenley High, Westinghouse High, and other city schools graduated scores of black notables and anchored the ...



Report: Steelers partner David Tepper buying Carolina Panthers  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

It looks like the Steelers are about to lose a partner from their ownership group. WBNG in Binghampton, N.Y. reported Monday that David Tepper has finalized a ...



David Tepper, Steelers minority owner, signs record $2.2 billion agreement to buy Panthers  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The Carolina Panthers are off the market. The Panthers announced Wednesday they've signed a “definitive agreement” to sell the team to Steelers minority ...



Garfield resident Bob Jones gives back to community and its youths  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

A prematurely gray-bearded Bob Jones spends much of his time inside the same rectangular brick building in Garfield where he would shoot pool or watch ...



David Tepper Delivers Powerful Address At CMU Commencement  CBS Pittsburgh / KDKA

Follow KDKA-TV: Facebook | Twitter. PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Carnegie Mellon University held its commencement activities over the weekend. While many were ...



The story of Sears / Long-gone East Liberty store reflects iconic retailer's rise and fall  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

When the first Sears and Roebuck store opened in Milwaukee in the 1920s, one man decided to make a road trip — a 200-mile one. “He wanted a stove.



Obituary: John Brewer / Master storyteller, author, historian  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

John Brewer Jr. lived and breathed stories, both in the telling and the listening. He could keep a class of college students riveted with nothing but his voice, said ...



Obituary: Raoul Coradino Rapneth III / Storied Pittsburgh police narcotics detective  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Long before the television police show “Hill Street Blues” aired a 1985 episode about a supposed drug-sniffing turkey, Raoul Rapneth pushed the policing ...



What's left when the gentrifiers come marching in  PublicSource

When I was in elementary school, many houses in my neighborhood of North Point Breeze sat empty. There were abandoned homes right behind the one I lived ...



Gene Kelly: La La Land's one-man dance party  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Sisters Cynthia and Sara Brideson craft an exhaustive biography of East Liberty native Gene Kelly.



A student's pursuit of happiness: Why I traded exclusive private education for a city high school  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

After attending elementary and middle school at a private school, I switched to the city's Obama Academy. Best move I've ever made.



'American Histories': John Edgar Wideman's stories show he is a master of modernist collage  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

During an acclaimed career that has lasted more than 50 years, Homewood native John Edgar Wideman has established himself as one of the country's most ...



Childhood friend gives First Love coach motivation to build top-flight program  Observer-Reporter

They're chasing dreams, churning out Division I basketball recruits at First Love Christian Academy.



The Fabulous Life Of David Tepper  Business Insider

Bloomberg TV screengrab David Tepper, the founder of $12 billion-distressed-debt hedge fund Appaloosa Management, is one of the most successful hedge ...



Obituary: Charles B. Jarrett Jr. / Dedicated to law, family and faith  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The law, to which Charles B. Jarrett Jr. was dedicated for more than six decades, led him to his greatest partnership — his nearly 61-year marriage. One day at ...



Obituary: David Stock / Composer was 'personification of new music in Pittsburgh'  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

David Stock, a composer and conductor who did more than any other individual to advocate for and perform new classical music in the city of Pittsburgh, died ...



Me First and the Gimme Gimmes singer recalls wild night at PNC Park  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

With baseball season back in swing, it's a fine time to reminisce about the night Spike Slawson played for the Pirates at PNC Park. Spike was a hometown kid ...



Obituary: Eugene Reichenfeld / Music teacher instructed students for more than 80 years  Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Though he lived to be more than 100, Eugene Reichenfeld never really retired from teaching. “He went on to teach until two years ago,” said Doug Reichenfeld, ...



Living in Pittsburgh's 'Eastside'  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

I'm writing this from Panera Bread. It's a Friday. Cream of chicken and wild rice is on the menu. Which is the main reason I'm here. It's my favorite cheap soup.



Former Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra director Lorin Maazel dies at age 84  Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Lorin Maazel had a mission: Rebuild the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. His tenure as the PSO's music director for eight years was a homecoming. By the time ...



Obituary: Joseph Salvucci / Immigrants' son who founded three engineering firms  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

As a child, times were tough for Joseph Salvucci and his family. The son of Italian immigrants who were among the great wave that came through Ellis Island, ...



Transgender woman suing Allegheny County Jail opens up about struggles, acceptance  Tribune-Review

As a child, Jules Williams prayed nightly for a transformation. “I remember standing on the bed in my room where I could see out the window and I would wish ...



Obituary: Angelo S. Runco / pediatrician from Larimer  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Some doctors make headlines. Dr. Angelo S. Runco preferred making house calls. He continued doing so, even after it become a thing of the past in medicine, ...



The Beatles in the 'Burgh, 1964  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The Beatles visit Pittsburgh's Civic Arena on Sept. 14, 1964.



Potential buyers with different goals assess the Bryce-Mesta home  Pittsburgh Post Gazette

The Bryce-Mesta House in West Homestead, in slow decline since the 1920s when socialite Perle Mesta left it, is on the market for $150000.



Duty was a powerful calling for WWII submarine veteran  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

In September 1942, Fred Voskuhl went Downtown to join the Marines. The country was at war and he wanted to do something. But there was a problem.



He can't move, but he can feel  Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Wednesday, December 24, 2003. By Jonathan D. Silver, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. If Michael Lahoff closes his eyes and concentrates, really concentrates, he can ...



House Hunting: Highland Park home gets high-end treatment  Tribune-Review

Lawrenceville? Been there, re-done that. Ron King and Joe Edelstein, partners in Wylie Holdings, started renovating homes in east Pittsburgh 18 years ago.



Pitt announces the addition of Marlon 'Smoke' Williamson to the basketball coaching staff  Cardiac Hill

The University officially announced that Marlon "Smoke" Williamson will join the coaching staff in the wake of Barry "Slice" Rohrssen's departure.



Many famous artists have called city home  Tribune-Review

Think of a famous Pittsburgh artist, and the first name to pop into your head will likely be Andy Warhol. True, the city`s favorite native son made his hometown ...



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