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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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



The ever-cool Andre Perry on growing up in Wilkinsburg, gentrification in Pittsburgh and his work in DC  NEXTpittsburgh

Andre Perry was born to a teenage mother in Wilkinsburg and a father — whom he never met — who died in a Detroit prison when he was eight. The young ...



Paving company showcases equipment, jobs to area students  The Times

About 25 professionals from Lindy Paving, an asphalt paving contractor and manufacturer headquartered in New Galilee, gave Beaver County Career and ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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.



Shaler commissioner primary race heating up  TribLIVE - Tribune-Review

Shaler commissioner candidates are facing off in the May 21 primary election, with contested races only in Wards 1 and 7. Voters in each ward will cast one vote.



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.



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 ...



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

Editor's note: At PublicSource, we believe in giving a platform to voices not often heard or consulted. That's why we asked teenagers in the Pittsburgh region to ...



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.



'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 ...



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.



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 ...



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: 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, ...



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 ...



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: 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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Attorney remembered for service, kindness  Tribune-Review

Bob Del Greco credits the path of his legal career to the help and mentoring of Chris Copetas. “He is responsible for mentoring me in a way that was nurturing ...



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, ...



Attorney's long career fueled by desire to serve  Tribune-Review

Harvey Miller balked at the idea that retirement begins at 65. Mr. Miller, a longtime Glenshaw resident who once served as lead counsel before the U.S. ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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

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



What happened to Lawrenceville man remains mystery to anguished family  Tribune-Review

Andre Gray always raced his younger brothers to be the first to wish their mother a happy birthday. In November, Victoria Gray-Tillman`s birthday passed without ...



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 ...



Old-fashioned doctor kept mind, body active  Tribune-Review

Dr. Laurence Ritchie didn`t pay attention to the clock when he was with a patient. Rather than use confusing medical jargon, he sketched diagrams showing ...



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