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Local t-shirt shop raises more than $4K for Tree of Life victims

Local t-shirt shop raises more than $4K for Tree of Life victims

January 2, 2019


Filed under News, Pittsburgh News

JOHNSTOWN (RMU SENTRY MEDIA/CNN) -- T-shirts traveled as far south as Hawaii and as far west as California. "They went all over," said Jody Altemus an American Eagle Screen Print and Embroidery employee. "We may have hit every state but I didn't keep track of that." A small town fundraiser, raising...

Pittsburgh shatters record for wettest year on record

Pittsburgh shatters record for wettest year on record

Gage Goulding, News Editor

January 1, 2019


Filed under News, Pittsburgh News

PITTSBURGH - New Year's Eve brought in the year 2019 and a new record for the city of Pittsburgh. It took until the last day of the year, but with the heavy rainfall throughout the entire year, 2018 was the wettest year on record for Pittsburgh. The previous record was set in 2004 when the city...

Port Authority to offer free rides for kids on New Year’s Eve

Port Authority to offer free rides for kids on New Year’s Eve

Gage Goulding, News Editor

December 30, 2018


Filed under News, Pittsburgh News

PITTSBURGH - The Pittsburgh Port Authority will offer free rides to children on New Year's Eve. The free service will begin at 4 p.m. on Dec. 31 for children ages 6 to 12-years-old. Children must be accompanied by an adult wearing a First Night pin, according to a post on Twitter. Port Author...

Pittsburgh Police prepare for First Night celebrations

Pittsburgh Police prepare for First Night celebrations

Gage Goulding, News Editor

December 30, 2018


Filed under News, Pittsburgh News

PITTSBURGH - Many will gather on New Year's Eve in downtown Pittsburgh to ring in the near year and Pittsburgh Police officers will be right there with them. The department said that the event will attract large crowds in many downtown areas on Dec. 31 as the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust will host their...

Former Pa. Senator would say “no” to White House job

Former Pa. Senator would say “no” to White House job

Gage Goulding, News Editor

December 14, 2018


Filed under News, Pittsburgh News

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- A former Pa. Senator, who was named a potential pick for the White House Chief of Staff position, said he would decline the position. Republican Rick Santorum told CNN's Erin Burnett that he's "not interested" in the position. According to the Washington Post, Santorum was a potential...

Slippery Rock University student found dead on campus

Slippery Rock University student found dead on campus

Gage Goulding, News Editor

December 13, 2018


Filed under News, Pittsburgh News, Top Stories

SLIPPERY ROCK - Authorities in Slippery Rock are investigating the death of a student at Slippery Rock University. The Butler Eagle reported on Wednesday that both Pennsylvania State Police and Slippery Rock University Police were called to Wally Rose Field at approximately 10:35 a.m. Police say ...

Boyce Park ski and snow tubing area announces opening day

Boyce Park ski and snow tubing area announces opening day

Gage Goulding, News Editor

December 13, 2018


Filed under News, Pittsburgh News

PITTSBURGH -- Pittsburgh ski and snow tubing area Boyce Park announced their opening day on Thursday. In a statement sent to the media, the Allegheny County Parks Department released that Boyce Park will open at 3:30 p.m. Friday afternoon. The areas snow tubing park will also open Friday at 4:30...

Electronic and hazardous waste recycling bill being introduced to City Council

Electronic and hazardous waste recycling bill being introduced to City Council

Michael Delehanty, Contributor

December 13, 2018


Filed under News, Pittsburgh News

PITTSBURGH -- City residents will soon be able to recycle their electronic and hazardous waste in a cost-effective manner with a new contract being introduced to Pittsburgh City council on Tuesday. Electronic waste, or e-waste, such as televisions and computers, contains lead and mercury. E-waste...

Greensburg Pike in North Versailles reopens to all traffic

Greensburg Pike in North Versailles reopens to all traffic

Michael Delehanty, Contributor

December 12, 2018


Filed under News, Pittsburgh News

PITTSBURGH -- The Allegheny County Department of Public Works announced that a section of the Greensburg Pike has reopened to all traffic. The section of the Greensburg Pike between Airbrake Avenue and Central Avenue in North Versailles has been closed since Sept. 10 while crews performed their work. <blockquote...

Wanted felon arrested for multiple drug and gun charges

Wanted felon arrested for multiple drug and gun charges

Soundharjya Babu, Contributor

December 12, 2018


Filed under News, Pittsburgh News

PITTSBURGH -- A wanted Pittsburgh felon was arrested for multiple drug and gun charges. In 1996, 40-year-old Tyrek Jrevae Booker was convicted of voluntary manslaughter after killing Sgt. James Taylor. Pittsburgh Bureau of Police Officers arrested Booker on Dec. 6 after he was pulled over for failing...