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Picklesburgh named No. 1 specialty food festival in America

Picklesburgh named No. 1 specialty food festival in America

Michael Delehanty, Contributor

April 12, 2019

PITTSBURGH — Picklesburgh has been named the best specialty food festival in America by USA Today. The nationwide contest was a part of the reader's choice Best Specialty Food Festival in America. Pittsburgh went up against cities such as Houston, Miami, Louisville and Baltimore. "Thank you so...

Hundreds come out to support the third annual Out of the Darkness Walk

Hundreds come out to support the third annual Out of the Darkness Walk

Soundharjya Babu, Assistant News Editor

April 11, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP — The third annual Out of the Darkness walk brought hundreds of people to the Robert Morris University Campus to fight against suicide. On Saturday, people came together to participate in a walk around campus to show others that they are not alone. THRIVE directors promoted and...

Pittsburgh Crime Stoppers: Police seeking tips from February Homestead homicide

Pittsburgh Crime Stoppers: Police seeking tips from February Homestead homicide

Michael Delehanty, Contributor

April 11, 2019

PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Crime Stoppers are seeking the public's help with an open homicide investigation from February. In the early morning hours of Feb. 2, 2019, police responded to reports of gunshots around East 17 Street in Homestead. Upon arrival, police found a black male with gunshot...

Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto signs legislation on firearms and gun violence

Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto signs legislation on firearms and gun violence

John Blinn, News Editor

April 10, 2019

PITTSBURGH - Mayor Bill Peduto has signed legislation to regulate firearms. Mayor Peduto signed the regulations on Tuesday and the bills were approved by the Pittsburgh City Council last week. The mayor was joined by friends and family members of the victims of the Squirrel Hill Tree of Life Synagogue...

New Thorn Run Interchange project to start this month

New Thorn Run Interchange project to start this month

Soundharjya Babu, Assistant News Editor

April 10, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - The Thorn Run Interchange Improvement Project is set to start this month. The construction work may impact traffic, according to a Facebook post by the Moon Township Police Department. The project’s plans involves adding new traffic signals and new Westbound ramps. “The result of this construction project should greatly improve the traffic flow at this interchange well into the future,” said the Moo...

Man found dead in Moon Twp. stream

Man found dead in Moon Twp. stream

John Blinn, News Editor

April 9, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - A man was found dead in a stream outside of a residence in Moon Township. The Office of the Allegheny County Medical Examiner announced that 77-year-old William Kriger was found outside of his home in Moon Township. Officials say that the incident happened around 5:50 p.m. on Thursday. It...

Teen speaks at RMU about sexual abuse and Marsy’s Law

Teen speaks at RMU about sexual abuse and Marsy’s Law

Michael Delehanty, Contributor

April 9, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - Sixteen-year-old Tommy Williams visited the RMU campus last Friday evening to discuss his experience with sexual abuse and the importance of Marsy's Law. Students piled into Hopwood Hall Friday evening to listen to guest speakers Tommy Williams and his mother, Kelly. At the age...

Sara Bareilles announced to play at the UPMC Events Center

Sara Bareilles announced to play at the UPMC Events Center

John Blinn, News Editor

April 8, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP- The sixth headlining act to take the stage of the UPMC Events Center has been announced. On Monday, the UPMC Events Center announced that Sara Bareilles's Amidst the Chaos Tour would be making a stop at Robert Morris University The concert is set for November 15 and tickets go on...

Sigma Tau Gamma hosts RMU’s first ever Plunge for a Cause

Sigma Tau Gamma hosts RMU’s first ever Plunge for a Cause

Tanner Kreckle, Contributor

April 8, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - On a rather mild, but still chilly Saturday, Robert Morris University's newest fraternity, Sigma Tau Gamma, put on one of their first event as an organization. The fraternity colony hosted their inaugural Sig Tau Plunge For A Cause, which consisted of more than just plunging. A swimming...

Police Blotter 3/19/19- 3/25/19

Police Blotter 3/19/19- 3/25/19

April 7, 2019

3/19/19- Departmental Information- Officers responded to Salem Hall to assist a student who requested information on the Counseling Center.  Contact was made with the on call counselor who assisted the student (closed). 3/20/19- Departmental Informational- This department was contacted by the Counselin...