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U.S. cities with the highest and lowest credit scores

U.S. cities with the highest and lowest credit scores

Soundharjya Babu, Contributor

February 12, 2019


Filed under News, Pittsburgh News

MOON TOWNSHIP - Do you live in a city that is known for having good credit scores? WalletHub has ranked U.S. cities with the highest and lowest credit scores. Based on TransUnion data, 2,572 cities were ranked by their median credit score, giving an insight on each city’s overall financial habi...

Pitt students create dating app ‘Inrstellar’

Pitt students create dating app ‘Inrstellar’

Soundharjya Babu, Contributor

February 12, 2019


Filed under News, Pittsburgh News, Top Stories

OAKLAND - University of Pittsburgh students have created a dating app with a new twist. With no photos on users’ public profiles, Inrstellar emphasizes connections over superficial judgments. Founder and CEO Paul Trichon wanted a place for people to connect through shared interests. Trichon is...

WalletHub names Pa. one of the best states to retire

WalletHub names Pa. one of the best states to retire

Michael Delehanty, Contributor

February 12, 2019


Filed under News, Pittsburgh News, Top Stories

PITTSBURGH -- A recent WalletHub study listed Pennsylvania as one of the best states in which to retire. The research done by WalletHub compared 50 states with 46 key indicators of retirement-friendliness. Some of these indicators were affordability, health-related factors and overall quality of lif...

Route 837 East Carson Street Lane to close Monday night

Route 837 East Carson Street Lane to close Monday night

Michael Delehanty, Contributor

February 11, 2019


Filed under News, Pittsburgh News

PITTSBURGH -- Overnight manhole repairs will close a Pittsburgh road beginning Monday night. PennDOT District 11 announced that East Carson Street will close Monday evening, weather permitting. The closure is planned to run from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m., according to a statement from PennDOT. Crews from Duquesne...

University Blvd. in Moon Twp. to remain closed following mudslide

University Blvd. in Moon Twp. to remain closed following mudslide

Gage Goulding, News Editor

February 11, 2019


Filed under Moon Twp. News, News, RMU News, Top Stories

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Following a mudslide late last week, University Boulevard in Moon Township will remain closed until at least Wednesday. According to the Moon Township Police Department, University Boulevard will remain closed in the southbound, or uphill, direction until at least Wednesday. RELATED STORY: ...

Crews to inspect overhead signs on several busy roadways

Crews to inspect overhead signs on several busy roadways

Gage Goulding, News Editor

February 11, 2019


Filed under News, Pittsburgh News

PITTSBURGH -- Road crews will canvas the Pittsburgh region to inspect the signs that hang over roadways for safety. According to a statement from the PennDOT, crews will inspect signs in various location throughout Allegheny County during the week of Feb. 11-15. During the inspections, lane restrictions...

RMU President Christopher Howard named to multiple NCAA committees

RMU President Christopher Howard named to multiple NCAA committees

John Blinn and Gage Goulding

February 11, 2019


Filed under News, RMU News, Sports, Sports Showcase, Top Stories

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Robert Morris University's President Christopher Howard was recently named to the NCAA Committee on Sports Wagering. "I am grateful for the opportunity to serve on the ad hoc committee on sports wagering," said President Howard in response receiving the title. President Howard will be...

City issues Snow Level 1 in preparation for Sunday evening snowfall

City issues Snow Level 1 in preparation for Sunday evening snowfall

Gage Goulding, News Editor

February 10, 2019


Filed under Moon Twp. News, News, Pittsburgh News, RMU News, Top Stories

MOON TOWNSHIP -- The City of Pittsburgh issued a Snow Level 1 alert in preparation for a winter weather system moving into the Pittsburgh region Sunday evening. According to the National Weather Service in Pittsburgh, a snow system will enter the western Pa. region Sunday evening. Radar loop as of 4:15 pm EST show...

Police Blotter 1/29/19-2/04/19

Police Blotter 1/29/19-2/04/19

February 10, 2019


Filed under News, Police Blotter, Top Stories

1/29/19- Accident with unattended vehicle- Staff reported that they backed the Parkhurst van into a vehicle at Massey Hall. Information and pictures were taken of both vehicles for insurance purposes (closed). 1/29/19- Accident with unattended vehicle- A female reported that she struck a parked ve...

Drug bust in Monroeville yields more than $60K worth of heroin, fentanyl

Drug bust in Monroeville yields more than $60K worth of heroin, fentanyl

John Blinn, Assistant News Editor

February 9, 2019


Filed under News, Pittsburgh News

MONROEVILLE -- Monroeville Police officers teamed up with the FBI on Wednesday to seize approximately $62,000 worth of drugs from a home. The search took place at a single family residence on Monroeville Boulevard. Authorities found 3.5 ounces of raw heroin/fentanyl and 11 bricks of packaged heroin....