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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.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Retired Marine Receives High School Diploma After 40 Years  CBS Local

He left high school as a sophomore to go fight for his country, but more than 40 years later, a local marine is finally getting his high school diploma.



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

Carnegie Mellon University held its commencement activities over the weekend and the keynote speaker grabbed everyone's attention.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



August Wilson Center leader charts progress made and what's to come  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

After nearly six months on the job, Janis Burley Wilson lays out some of the plans “to catapult the center nationally and globally.”



Remembering Romare Bearden, a giant of 20th-century art  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Thirty years ago, we lost Romare Bearden, a son of Pittsburgh.



Mom poured energy into family, philanthropy  Tribune-Review

A brainy lady who held her own in the bustling Pittsburgh Press newsroom, Betsy Frey gladly gave it up to wed a war hero, raise two sons in Edgewood and ...



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 ...



Zoo official's passion for job spurred achievements  Tribune-Review

Frank Cartieri was known to many as 'Frank from the zoo.' He worked there in some capacity for many years — first with the zoo's food and beverage contractor, ...



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 ...



Shaler police adds veteran officer from Pittsburgh force  Tribune-Review

The Shaler Township Police Department's newest member comes with 20 years experience with the Pittsburgh police. The township's Board of Commissioners ...



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 ...



CMU graduate David A. Tepper gives his school $67 million  Pittsburgh Post Gazette

The announcement is being made on the day of the inauguration of president Subra Suresh, who took the helm in July.



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.



KDKA Investigation: Gateway High School Transfers  CBS Local

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — One of the stars of the Gateway Gators high school football team will be on the field Friday night. The WPIAL board of the Western ...



High Schools Get Ready For Musicals Season, Gene Kelly Awards  CBS Local

KDKA-AM's Larry and John talk to Keisha Lalama, Education Director for the Pittsburgh CLO and Director of the Gene Kelly Awards, about the new season of ...



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, ...



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

Charles Jarrett, an accomplished corporate lawyer, died Wednesday at 87.



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, ...



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.



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 ...



CLO Announces Gene Kelly Award Nominees  CBS Local

The nominations are out for the Pittsburgh CLO Gene Kelly Awards.



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, ...



Retired PNC executive will be 1st woman to lead Pitt's board of trustees  Tribune-Review

Eva Tansky Blum has lived a life full of firsts. The retired PNC executive is a first-generation American, the daughter of immigrants who came to Pittsburgh from ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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

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



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

The Pittsburgh submariner is the only known survivor left from the USS Tunny, which served in the Pacific theater.



TV preview: Film draws on architect Hornbostel's love for Pittsburgh  Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Architect Henry Hornbostel's heart was in the buildings he designed for Pittsburgh.



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 ...



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