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George Washington and Franco Harris statues return to Pittsburgh International Airport

George Washington and Franco Harris statues return to Pittsburgh International Airport

John Blinn, News Editor

September 20, 2019

PITTSBURGH - After a six-month absence, President George Washington and former Pittsburgh Steeler Franco Harris have returned home to the Pittsburgh International Airport. The iconic statues of the two idols were removed in March to be refurbished at the Senator John Heinz History Center. And just ...

Pittsburgh Crime Stoppers: Police seeking help in open Rankin homicide

Pittsburgh Crime Stoppers: Police seeking help in open Rankin homicide

Michael Delehanty, Contributor

April 25, 2019

PITTSBURGH - The Pittsburgh Crime Stoppers is seeking the public's help in an open homicide investigation from February. On Feb. 25, 2019, Rankin police and paramedics were called to the 300 block of Fifth Avenue at approximately 7:00 p.m. in response to a call regarding a male who was shot. The...

Pittsburgh named one of the best cities to celebrate Easter

Pittsburgh named one of the best cities to celebrate Easter

John Blinn, News Editor

April 20, 2019

PITTSBURGH- With spring temperatures kicking in and store aisles filling with chocolate and jellybeans, WalletHub looks at the best places to celebrate Easter in 2019. Due to the various meanings of the holiday, WalletHub weighed both religious and commercial factors when deciding which cities were...

Pittsburgh named one of 2019’s best places to live

Pittsburgh named one of 2019’s best places to live

Michael Delehanty, Contributor

April 20, 2019

PITTSBURGH - Livability recently released their annual list of the top 100 places to live in the United States. While creating the list, over 1,000 cities were examined through a rigorous process. The editors of Livability start off by examining a large amount of data from each city such as economics,...

Kennywood Park seeks college students as part of summer workforce

Kennywood Park seeks college students as part of summer workforce

Gage Goulding, Contributor

April 16, 2019

WEST MIFFLIN -- An entire summer of fun that could turn into a career. When thinking about an amusement park like Pittsburgh's Kennywood Park, the thought of roller coasters, delicious foods and unforgettable experiences comes to mind. However, for college students preparing to enter the workforce,...

PWSA adds interpreter assistance

PWSA adds interpreter assistance

John Blinn, News Editor

April 16, 2019

PITTSBURGH -The Pittsburgh Water and Sewage Authority (PWSA) is now offering services to help non-English speaking customers. The PWSA teamed up with the United Language Group (ULG) to add translation and interpretation services for their customers. The new service will assist communications between...

North Braddock Police investigate shooting that resulted in a crash

North Braddock Police investigate shooting that resulted in a crash

John Blinn, News Editor

April 14, 2019

PITTSBURGH - North Braddock Police are searching for a man who was involved in a shooting that resulted in a crash. Authorities responded to a report of gunfire outside of Tunns Bar located at 1200 Bell Avenue. The shots are believed to be the result of a physical altercation between a 29-year-old...

WalletHub ranks best cities for jobs in the U.S.

WalletHub ranks best cities for jobs in the U.S.

Michael Delehanty, Contributor

April 14, 2019

PITTSBURGH — A recent study released by WalletHub ranks the best cities for jobs in the United States. While conducting the study, WalletHub looked at more than 180 cities across 30 key elements such as job opportunities, employment growth, monthly average starting salary and many others. According...

Raccoon captured in Indiana Twp. tests positive for rabies

Raccoon captured in Indiana Twp. tests positive for rabies

Michael Delehanty, Contributor

April 13, 2019

PITTSBURGH — The Allegheny County Health Department has confirmed yet another case of rabies in the area. Last week, a raccoon was captured around the 200 block of Little Deer Creek Road in Indiana Township. This is the 17th reported case of rabies in Allegheny County in 2019. There have been five...

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...