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The news site of Robert Morris University

RMU Sentry Media

The news site of Robert Morris University

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Michael Delehanty

Michael Delehanty, RMU-TV General Manager

Michael Delehanty is a senior Communications major from Baldwin. Mike is a huge Penguins fan, nine times out of ten he is watching the game. He is the Co-TV General Manager with John Blinn this semester.

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Police Blotter: 8/2/21 – 8/8/21

Michael Delehanty, Contributor August 14, 2021

8/2/21 - Trouble Alarm - Guardian Protection reported a trouble signal from the Island Sports Complex. RMU Maintenance was notified and was aware it was a malfunction. The alarm was put on hold for repair. This case is closed. 8/3/21 - 911 Hang-Up...

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Police Blotter: 6/1/21 – 6/7/21

Michael Delehanty June 11, 2021

6/1/21 - Fire Alarm/Smoke Detector Activated - Guardian Protection reported a fire alarm activation in Marshall Hall. Officers responded and found the cause to be steam from cooking. The fire department was cancelled. The panel was reset. This case is...

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Police Blotter: 5/25/21 – 5/31/21

Michael Delehanty June 2, 2021

5/26/21 - Suspicious Person - RMU Island Sports Center staff reported a suspicious male in the building. Officers arrived and spoke with two juveniles who had a previous incident with the male at their residence. They filled out Voluntary Statement Forms...

RMU 100: The Education and Nursing School

RMU 100: The Education and Nursing School

Michael Delehanty April 26, 2021

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Another one of the great schools that makes up Robert Morris University is the School of Nursing, Education, and Human Sciences. This school consists of some of RMU's greatest programs. The Nursing School has been very highly regarded...

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Student Involvement celebrates students with Best of RMU Day

Michael Delehanty, Assistant News Editor April 25, 2021

MOON TOWNSHIP -- The Robert Morris University community came together Sunday for a day-long event to celebrate the most important aspect of the community: the students. RMU Greek Life, Student Life, RMU Band and Colonial Theatre all came together on...

Brothers Osborne to play UPMC Events Center this Fall

Brothers Osborne to play UPMC Events Center this Fall

Michael Delehanty April 23, 2021

MOON TOWNSHIP - It has been a very long thirteen months for those who live for the thrill of live music and the whole concert experience. It is safe to say that the wait is almost over.Country duo Brothers Osborne announced last week that they will be...

Students to receive Renaissance Award at Best of RMU event

Michael Delehanty, Assistant News Editor April 17, 2021

MOON TOWNSHIP-- The annual ceremony for the Renaissance Award is set to occur Sunday at the highly anticipated Best of RMU event. Around sixty students will gather on the Nicholson Center front lawn to celebrate the achievement of completing all six...

RMU 100: The Business School

RMU 100: The Business School

Michael Delehanty, Assistant News Editor April 2, 2021

MOON TOWNSHIP - The School of Business at Robert Morris University is arguably one of the biggest schools here on campus. It is, after all, what the school was originally founded on. We've covered the history of the school. Now it's time to take a...

RMU 100: The Later Years

RMU 100: The Later Years

Michael Delehanty, Assistant News Editor March 5, 2021

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Robert Morris went through a significant amount of change throughout the 20th century. In the 1970s, the school would go through two big changes. First, the first class of graduate students would graduate from the school. Also, the...

RMU 100: Moving to Moon

RMU 100: Moving to Moon

Michael Delehanty, Assistant News Editor February 12, 2021

MOON TOWNSHIP -- The Moon Township location of Robert Morris University is one of the most unique campuses in the Pittsburgh area. A rural environment close to the city, the campus differentiates itself from others in the area by its quiet lifestyle...

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City of Pittsburgh prepares as large amounts of snow and ice are predicted

Michael Delehanty, Assistant News Editor January 31, 2021

PITTSBURGH - As a large snowstorm from the West Coast is expected to hit Western Pennsylvania Sunday and Monday, the City of Pittsburgh Department of Public Works is preparing road salt treatments and plowing throughout the city. Snow is expected from...

RMU 100: The Man Behind the Name

RMU 100: The Man Behind the Name

Michael Delehanty, Assistant News Editor January 29, 2021

Everyone on campus has heard the name Robert Morris. That just goes without saying. Most know that he was a historical figure involved in the American Revolution and the formation of the United States. However, a lot of people do not know much more about...

RMU 100: Beginnings of Bobby Mo

RMU 100: Beginnings of Bobby Mo

Michael Delehanty, Assistant News Editor January 15, 2021

It is safe to assume that Robert Morris University is a special place. Whether you are a student, alumni, faculty member, or professor, RMU has a special place in your heart, in one way or another. It is a place where students have grow from shy kids...

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RMU announces cancellation of all 2021 FLEAPs amid worldwide COVID-19 surge

Michael Delehanty, Assistant News Editor November 30, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Robert Morris University has announced that all Faculty-Led Education Abroad Programs, also referred to as FLEAPs, have been cancelled and the courses will not take place in the 2021 academic year. In an email sent on Monday afternoon,...

RMU graduate students receive funding from Department of Defense

RMU graduate students receive funding from Department of Defense

Michael Delehanty, Assistant News Editor November 25, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Three Robert Morris University graduate students will be getting their Master's degree in cybersecurity, all paid for by the U.S. Department of Defense. RMU is also part of a consortium receiving federal defense funding for advanced...

Pittsburghs annual Gingerbread House Display kicks off virtual showing

Pittsburgh’s annual Gingerbread House Display kicks off virtual showing

Michael Delehanty, Assistant News Editor November 23, 2020

PITTSBURGH -- The holiday season will officially commence with a virtual display of gingerbread houses created by local individuals, families, and groups. "The City of Pittsburgh is proud to serve as the presenter of this popular holiday tradition,...

SCJ Election Night Coverage – Day 2

Michael Delehanty, Austin Bechtold, and Jonathan Hanna November 4, 2020

SCJ and RMU-TV presents an update of the 2020 Presidential Election, following up on our late night coverage with the early morning and afternoon news on the election. MORE STUDENT WORK: RMU SENTRY MEDIA: https://www.rmusentrymedia.com/ COLONIAL...

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Center for Global Engagement hosts panel on impact of COVID-19 featuring several Rooney scholars

Michael Delehanty, Assistant News Editor October 21, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP - The Center for Global Engagement at Robert Morris University hosted the first Rooney Program Reunion Panel on Oct. 7. The panel was hosted by Dr. Jennifer Creamer, Directer for the Center for Global Engagement. The panel consisted of...

Robert Morris University President Dr. Christopher Howard hosts Pizza with the President in order to connect more with student body. Photo Credit: (RMU Sentry Media/Megan Shandel)

Robert Morris University announces tentative plan for Spring 2021 semester

Michael Delehanty, Assistant News Editor October 18, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Robert Morris University President Dr. Chris Howard announced the tentative plan for classes for the Spring 2021 semester. In an email sent from The Office of the President to the RMU community Wednesday morning, campus president,...

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RMU cancels commencement ceremony due to coronavirus

Michael Delehanty, Contributor March 18, 2020

UPDATE: March 18 at 9:00 p.m. President Chris Howard sent an update Wednesday evening, stating that a replacement in-person commencement would take place during the Fall 2020 semester for those interested.  ORIGINAL STORY MOON TOWNSHIP - The...

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Former Congressman Keith Rothfus visits RMU

Michael Delehanty, Contributor February 21, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP - Former Congressman Keith Rothfus visited RMU for an event hosted by the College Republicans. Rothfus, a native of New York, talked to a large group of students in Hopwood Hall on the evening of Feb. 12 about his decision to run for...

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Pittsburgh crime rates drop again in 2019

Michael Delehanty, Contributor February 15, 2020

PITTSBURGH - The City of Pittsburgh recently reported that there were fewer homicides in 2019. Crime rates decreased in 2019, with the number of homicides in the city dropping by 36 percent from 2018, with 58 homicides in 2018 and 37 in 2019. Police...

Review: Theory of a Deadmans Say Nothing

Review: Theory of a Deadman’s “Say Nothing”

Michael Delehanty, Contributor February 6, 2020

Canadian rock band, Theory of a Deadman, released their seventh studio album "Say Nothing" Friday. "Say Nothing" is the follow-up album to 2017's "Wake Up Call", which included many hits including "Rx (Medicate)." The album was announced back in September...

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Allegheny County names Matthew Dugan as new Chief Public Defender

Michael Delehanty, Contributor February 1, 2020

PITTSBURGH - Allegheny County named Matthew Dugan, Esq. as the new Chief Public Defender. County Manager William D. McKain announced that Matthew Dugan was appointed to the position on Jan. 14. "We are proud of the work that has been done in the...

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RMU professor introduces “1917” film at Tull Family Theater

Michael Delehanty, Contributor January 30, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP - Robert Morris University English professor Dr. Connie Ruzich introduced the newly released World War I film "1917" at the Tull Family Theater on Jan. 17. Dr. Ruzich was selected to speak at the event by the Tull Family Theater, who...

Top 10 Country albums of the 2010s

Top 10 Country albums of the 2010s

Michael Delehanty, Contributor January 4, 2020
The 2010s was an era of redefining for the Country music genre, with a major change in styles throughout the last decade.
RMU receives grant for mental health survey

RMU receives grant for mental health survey

Michael Delehanty, News Editor November 20, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - A mental health survey was released to RMU students on Nov. 4 by Healthy Minds. The Healthy Minds survey was made possible through funding of the JED Foundation, a non-profit organization that specializes in mental health and suicide...

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United Way seeking volunteers to assist low-wage earning workers with taxes

Michael Delehanty, Contributor November 16, 2019

PITTSBURGH - United Way of Southwestern PA is looking for 500 volunteers to help with their 2020 Free Tax Preparation Campaign. The goal of the campaign is to assist hard-working, low-wage earning individuals and families to make sure that they receive...

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Political Science majors debate in second week of First Amendment on Trial

Michael Delehanty, Contributor November 12, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - The second of the four First Amendment on Trial debates was held in the Academic Media Center at Robert Morris University, Thursday afternoon. The debate was based on the second part of the First Amendment, "freedom of speech". Debaters...

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Allegheny County Public Works preparing for possible winter weather

Michael Delehanty, Contributor November 11, 2019

PITTSBURGH - With the expectation of snow on the way, Allegheny County Public Works is preparing for all possible conditions. Authorities informed citizens that they are prepared to take on the potential winter weather. "We plan to dispatch 18 trucks...

Review: Luke Combs What You See Is What You Get

Review: Luke Combs’ “What You See Is What You Get”

Michael Delehanty, Contributor November 8, 2019

Country music superstar Luke Combs released his second full-length album, "What You See is What You Get" on November 8. The album features 17 brand-new songs, including smash-hits "Beer Never Broke My Heart" and "Even Though I'm Leaving." "What You...

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Robert Morris University officers host “Pizza with Public Safety”

Michael Delehanty, Contributor October 30, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - Robert Morris University campus police officers came out to Hopwood Hall last Wednesday evening to answer students' questions about different topics. Acting Chief Jeffery Schmetzer was one of the speakers at the event. He was joined...

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Pittsburgh International Airport to host annual public auction

Michael Delehanty, Contributor October 18, 2019

PITTSBURGH - The Allegheny County Airport Authority will be holding its annual public auction on Saturday. Items such as abandoned vehicles, used Airport Authority vehicles and equipment, as well as many other unclaimed items from the airport will...

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BEST and CACHE hold second annual school supplies drive

Michael Delehanty, Contributor October 10, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - Student organizations, Bringing Education Service and Teaching (BEST) and Colonial Advocates for Childhood Homelessness and Education (CACHE) held a school supplies drive on campus. Both organizations work to provide support for students...

Review: Zac Brown Bands The Owl

Review: Zac Brown Band’s “The Owl”

Michael Delehanty, Contributor September 24, 2019

The successful country group, Zac Brown Band, released their sixth studio album, titled "The Owl," Friday. "The Owl" is the follow-up album to 2017's "Welcome Home," which featured hit singles "My Old Man" and "Roots." However, these albums could not...

Wheatley Center on the campus of Robert Morris University houses the School of Communication and Information Systems.

RMU welcomes new documentary filmmaker to campus

Michael Delehanty, Contributor September 18, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Media Arts students recently got the opportunity to meet Eva Weber, who is this semester's visiting documentary filmmaker. Eva Weber is a German filmmaker based in London. Her work includes both documentary and fiction films. Weber's...

Review: IT Chapter Two

Review: IT Chapter Two

Michael Delehanty, Contributor September 10, 2019

On Friday, September 6, the highly anticipated "IT Chapter Two" was released into theaters. "IT Chapter Two" stars Jessica Chastain, James McAvoy and Bill Hader. "IT Chapter Two" picks up 27 years after the first film ended, where the Losers Club...

Bridges and buildings in Downtown Pittsburgh reflect off the citys mirror-like rivers on an early spring morning. Photo Date: March 29, 2019 Photo Credit: (RMU Sentry Media/Gage Goulding) Photo credit: Gage Goulding

Country music star Eric Church doubles down in Pittsburgh

Michael Delehanty, Contributor May 8, 2019

PITTSBURGH - Country music icon Eric Church brought his Double Down Tour to PPG Paints Arena this past weekend for two epic shows on Friday, May 3, and Saturday, May 4. When Church announced the Double Down Tour back in September 2018, he told his...

Emily Thomas speaks at Wheatley on April 18, 2019.

“Longmire” showrunner speaks to RMU cinema students

Michael Delehanty, Contributor May 3, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - Emily Thomas, showrunner and producer of the hit Netflix original “Longmire,” recently visited the Robert Morris University campus to talk about her experience with Hollywood. A large number of digital cinema and television students...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

Robert Morris University looks beautiful in autumn as the leaves change. A picture of the business building on the campus of RMU.

RMU named one of the best colleges for accounting and finance in Pennsylvania

Michael Delehanty, Contributor April 12, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP — Niche recently released a list of the top colleges for accounting and finance in Pennsylvania, and Robert Morris University came in pretty high on that list. Out of all of the schools in Pennsylvania that were rated, Robert Morris...

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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,...

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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...

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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...

Bridges and buildings in Downtown Pittsburgh reflect off the citys mirror-like rivers on an early spring morning. Photo Date: March 29, 2019 Photo Credit: (RMU Sentry Media/Gage Goulding)

GoodFood names Pittsburgh one of the best destinations for foodies

Michael Delehanty, Contributor March 30, 2019

PITTSBURGH - GoodFood recently released a top 10 list of the best destinations for foodies and Pittsburgh made the list. Pittsburgh was ranked No. 7 of the 10 destinations named. Pittsburgh was on the same list as Japan, Italy and Ethiopia. Pittsburgh...

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Single lane closures to begin in Robinson starting Monday

Michael Delehanty, Contributor March 30, 2019

PITTSBURGH — Single lane closures are set to begin Monday, April 1 on Campbells Run Road in Robinson Township. According to the Department of Public Works, the closures will occur on Campbells Run Road between McMichael Road and Keiners Lane. The...

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Three in four Americans still afraid of fully self-driving vehicles

Michael Delehanty, Contributor March 24, 2019

PITTSBURGH — One year after several high-profile automated vehicle incidents, American attitudes toward fully self-driving cars have not rebounded. AAA's annual automated vehicle survey found that 71 percent of people are afraid to ride in fully...

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Two more flu deaths reported in Allegheny County

Michael Delehanty, Contributor March 22, 2019

PITTSBURGH — There have been two more reported flu-related deaths for 2019 in Allegheny County. The Allegheny County Health Department has been notified that one male in his mid-80s and a female in her late 60s have died due to flu complications...

ESPNs Jay Harris speaks at a Greek Life event hosted by Robert Morris University in Yorktown Hall on March 19, 2019. Photo Credit: (RMU Sentry Media/Melanie Hulse)

ESPN’s Jay Harris visits RMU to speak about Greek Life

Michael Delehanty, Contributor March 22, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP — ESPN anchor Jay Harris visited Yorktown Hall at Robert Morris University Tuesday night to speak about his academic, professional and even personal relationship with Greek Life. The Norfolk, Virginia, native and Old Dominion University...

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Study: WalletHub names healthiest and unhealthiest cities in the U.S.

Michael Delehanty, Contributor March 21, 2019

PITTSBURGH — WalletHub recently released an extensive list of the healthiest and unhealthiest cities in the United States. When rounding up the results, WalletHub looked at more than 170 of the most populated cities in the U.S. across 42 key indicators...

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Councilperson Strassburger introduces legislation to modernize municipal waste and recycling code

Michael Delehanty, Contributor March 16, 2019

PITTSBURGH — On March 5, Pittsburgh City Councilperson Erika Strassburger introduced an overhaul of the city's municipal waste and recycling code in an effort to streamline and clarify the existing City Code. The legislation codifies policies for...

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Raccoons captured test positive for rabies

Michael Delehanty, Contributor February 28, 2019

PITTSBURGH — The Allegheny County Health Department has confirmed that two more raccoons have tested positive for rabies. The first case was confirmed on Feb. 15 when the raccoon was captured near the 1500-block of Glencoe Avenue in Greentree Borough. The...

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Country music icon Garth Brooks breaks attendance record for Heinz Field

Michael Delehanty, Contributor February 27, 2019

PITTSBURGH -- Country star Garth Brooks has officially broken the attendance record at Heinz Field. The six-time CMA Entertainer of the Year has sold 72,887 tickets for his upcoming show at Heinz Field on May 18. This makes the concert officially sold...

Downtown Pittsburgh as seen from West End Park on a February afternoon.

WalletHub names Pa. one of the best states to retire

Michael Delehanty, Contributor February 12, 2019

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,...

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Route 837 East Carson Street Lane to close Monday night

Michael Delehanty, Contributor February 11, 2019

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...

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Woman arrested for child endangerment and aggravated assault

Michael Delehanty, Contributor February 2, 2019

PITTSBURGH -- On Oct. 29, 2018, a 19-month-old child was brought into UPMC Children's Hospital after a medical emergency and was eventually placed on life support. No information on the child's condition was given by the caretaker. On Oct. 30, Allegheny...

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Wahlburgers to open second Pittsburgh location

Michael Delehanty, Contributor February 1, 2019

NORTH FAYETTE -- The famous restaurant chain, Wahlburgers, will soon be opening their second location in Pittsburgh. The restaurant chain announced that they will be opening a location at The Mall at Robinson. The restaurant will include a chef inspired...

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Healthy Ride advises to take other transportation due to extreme cold temperatures.

Michael Delehanty, Contributor January 31, 2019

PITTSBURGH -- Healthy Ride, the public bike share system in Pittsburgh, is advising their customers to find another form of transport. "The forecast shows consistently low temperatures with negative degree windchills, which can lead to dangerous conditions...

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Pittsburgh Police seek missing person

Michael Delehanty, Contributor January 31, 2019

PITTSBURGH - The Pittsburgh Bureau of Police is asking for the public's help in finding a missing person. Abdul Marshall, 26, of Garfield was last seen Jan. 23. He is said to be 5-feet 4-inches and 140 pounds. He also may have a beard. He is known...

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Allegheny Co. Executive Rich Fitzgerald submits three bills and six appointments to County Council

Michael Delehanty, Contributor January 25, 2019

PITTSBURGH — Allegheny county executive Rich Fitzgerald submitted three bills to County Council for consideration or referral at a meeting on Jan. 22. The first bill was ordinance ratifying amendments to the Health Department's Rules and Regulations,...

Newly Graduated People Wearing Black Academy Gowns Throwing Hats Up in the Air. Photo Credit: (Pexels)

WalletHub releases 2019’s best and worst college towns

Michael Delehanty and Gage Goulding January 23, 2019

PITTSBURGH -- The personal-finance website WalletHub released a report showcasing stating the best and worst college towns and cities of 2019. WalletHub released the report in order to help college-bound students determine where they felt that they...

UPMC Events Center, coming in 2019. Photo Credit: (Robert Morris University)

OVG Facilities announces management of new UPMC Events Center

Michael Delehanty, Contributor January 18, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Oak View Group Facilities have named Scott Zimmerman the general manager of the UPMC Events Center, which is being built on the Robert Morris University campus. According to a statement from Robert Morris University, prior to being...

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Amber Alert issued in statewide search for missing teen

Michael Delehanty and Gage Goulding January 16, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Pennsylvania State Police have issued an Amber Alert for a missing teen from Penn Hills. Police say that 16-year-old Marjani Aquil was allegedly abducted by 19-year-old Jermaine Rodgers. Aquil was last seen on Jan. 16 at approximately...

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Electronic and hazardous waste recycling bill being introduced to City Council

Michael Delehanty, Contributor December 13, 2018

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...

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Greensburg Pike in North Versailles reopens to all traffic

Michael Delehanty, Contributor December 12, 2018

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...

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Holiday round up yields 37 arrests, $237K in arrears

Michael Delehanty, Contributor December 10, 2018

PITTSBURGH -- Over the last two weeks, sheriff's deputies have focused their time on fugitives wanted for not paying child support, hoping that single parents can give their children the holiday they deserve. Since Nov. 26, deputies have arrested 37...

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Peduto Administration reasserts commitments to affordable housing

Michael Delehanty, Contributor December 10, 2018

PITTSBURGH -- The Peduto Administration is committed to working with all interested parties to support affordable housing for city residents as well as to boost neighborhood development by helping community groups to grow. The 2019 budget includes...

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Annual Holiday Music Program at courthouse kicks off

Michael Delehanty, Contributor December 10, 2018

PITTSBURGH -- The 51st Annual Holiday Music Program began at the Allegheny County Courthouse on Nov. 29. Performances began at 11:30 a.m. The first performers were the members of the Quaker Valley High School Concert Choir, who is under the direction...

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Police ask for public’s help in unsolved shootings

Michael Delehanty, Contributor December 6, 2018

NORTH BRADDOCK -- The Allegheny Police Department is seeking the public's help in finding the suspect in two unsolved shooting incidents. In the early afternoon on Nov. 19, North Braddock Police responded to a call on Jones Avenue. A 44-year-old male...

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Officials break ground on ‘Pittsburgh Airport Innovation Campus’

Michael Delehanty, Contributor December 6, 2018

PITTSBURGH -- Local officials broke ground Thursday on one of Pennsylvania's newest development sites, which plans to bring hundreds of new jobs and help fuel the regional economy. Secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic...

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Sexual assault fugitive arrested in Wilkinsburg

Michael Delehanty, Contributor December 6, 2018

PITTSBURGH — The Allegheny County Sheriff's Office arrested a sex assault fugitive Thursday morning. In October 2016, George Holiday was charged with sexual assault, which he later pled guilty to. The victim said that Holiday raped her in an apartment...

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Police seek suspect in Manchester shooting

Michael Delehanty, Contributor December 6, 2018

PITTSBURGH -- Pittsburgh police are looking for an East Liberty man in connection to an early morning shooting that left two people hospitalized. Police issued an arrest warrant for 30-year-old Tramaine Solomen, for two counts of attempted homicide,...

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Steelers to present check to police chief for Community Relations Trailer

Michael Delehanty, Contributor December 4, 2018

PITTSBURGH -- The Pittsburgh Steelers presented a check to Pittsburgh Police Chief Scott Schubert for the purchase of a Community Relations Trailer. Maurkice Pouncey, the Pittsburgh Steelers' All-Pro Center and other members of the Steelers organization...

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5K leaves mark on RMU campus

Michael Delehanty December 4, 2018

MOON TOWNSHIP -- A 5K walk and run was held on Robert Morris University’s campus Saturday. The event was held in memory of Dr. Mark Eschenfelder, a beloved economics professor at RMU who recently passed away.The event was part of an assignment in...

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Health Department donates money to prevent overdoses

Michael Delehanty, Contributor December 3, 2018

PITTSBURGH -- The Allegheny County Health Department has donated a total of $47,500 in five mini-grants of $9,500 to community organizations in an effort to prevent deadly opioid overdoses in communities that have been heavily impacted by overdoses. The...

City of Tomorrow challenge winners named

City of Tomorrow challenge winners named

Michael Delehanty, Contributor November 29, 2018

PITTSBURGH -- In a city Pittsburgh's size, transportation is a major concern among citizens. Mayor of Pittsburgh Bill Peduto and the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure have been working with the residents of Pittsburgh to find out what problems...

Career Fair brings out STEM students

Career Fair brings out STEM students

Michael Delehanty, Contributor October 28, 2018

MOON TOWNSHIP -Students had the opportunity to talk to future employers at the STEM Career Fair held at John Jay Center on Oct 25. Among the companies that were present were CGI, CJL Engineering, FedEx, Highmark Health, Rebdev LLC and many others. Many...

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Documentary filmmaker holds ‘True Crime’ presentation and panel discussion

Michael Delehanty October 24, 2018

MOON TOWNSHIP - Nonfiction filmmaker Tom Rosenberg held a presentation and panel discussion on Tuesday in Hopwood Hall. The presentation was titled “True Crime: Mass Media, Criminal Justice & Documentary Practice. For an hour and a half, Rosenberg...

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RMU senior donates small library to Yorktown

Michael Delehanty October 5, 2018
Senior Carrie Barnhart, along with help from others, was able to start a small library of donated books in Yorktown Hall.
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Congressman Conor Lamb comes to RMU

Michael Delehanty September 20, 2018

On Saturday, Congressman Conor Lamb spoke at a rally in Massey Hall at Robert Morris University. Congressman Lamb spoke on a number of topics which he is passionate about and involved with in Washington.On March 13, Congressman Lamb was elected to the...

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Greek Life releases 2018 report card

Michael Delehanty September 17, 2018

This past spring, Robert Morris University Greek Life publicly released their annual report card. The report card not only displays the number of active members, the number of new members and the total amount of money raised for each fraternity and...

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