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AAA tips and suggestions to help motorists stay safe this winter

AAA tips and suggestions to help motorists stay safe this winter

Jess Zaccarelli, Contributor

March 6, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - Winter can be a treacherous time to drive, especially when snow and ice are covering the roads. According to research done by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, inclement weather is a factor in more than 500,000 crashes and more than 2,000 road deaths every winter. AAA encourages dri...

Bayer Center releases results of 2018 nonprofit survey

Bayer Center releases results of 2018 nonprofit survey

Jess Zaccarelli, Contributor

February 15, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - Robert Morris University's Bayer Center recently released the results of the biannual survey of the nonprofit workforce in southwestern Pennsylvania. The survey focuses on the composition of the nonprofit workforce, compensation and benefit levels and the wage gap between men and women...

Pittsburgh receives funding for new blue recycling bins

Pittsburgh receives funding for new blue recycling bins

Jess Zaccarelli, Contributor

February 14, 2019

PITTSBURGH - The Department of Public Works introduced legislation to City Council on Feb. 12 to receive a $350,000 grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection. The money will be used to purchase and distribute 13,000 residential curbside recycling containers. In collaboration...

The Children’s Home awarded top designation for early childhood centers

The Children’s Home awarded top designation for early childhood centers

Jess Zaccarelli, Contributor

February 3, 2019

PITTSBURGH - Child’s Way, a daycare for medically fragile children run by the Children’s Home of Pittsburgh and Lemieux Family Center, was awarded the highest rating possible for early childhood centers. With this designation, Child’s Way joins a premier group of child care programs within the...

Study: 2019’s most and least educated states in America

Study: 2019’s most and least educated states in America

Jess Zaccarelli, Contributor

January 29, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - The personal finance website WalletHub recently released a report of the most and least educated states in America. The website found that the most educated state is Massachusetts, while the least educated state is Mississippi. In order to calculate which states are the most educated...

Pittsburgh Police to establish new domestic violence unit

Pittsburgh Police to establish new domestic violence unit

Jess Zaccarelli, Contributor

January 16, 2019

PITTSBURGH - This year the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police plans to establish a new investigations unit that will focus on domestic violence cases using a $500,000 donation from the Nina Baldwin Fisher Foundation. The legislation allowing for the funding from the foundation will be introduced to Pittsburgh...

Mayor Peduto in Poland for climate change conference

Mayor Peduto in Poland for climate change conference

Jess Zaccarelli, Contributor

December 12, 2018

KATOWICE, Poland -- Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto is in Katowice, Poland this week for COP24, the annual United Nations conference focused on combating climate change. The conference, formally known as the 24th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change,...

Office of Engaged Learning sponsoring Homelessness Awareness Week

Office of Engaged Learning sponsoring Homelessness Awareness Week

Jess Zaccarelli, Contributor

November 4, 2018

MOON TOWNSHIP - The Office of Engaged Learning and Community Involvement is organizing a week-long event to raise awareness for homelessness and food insecurity on college campuses. The events will start on Monday, Nov. 5 and finish Friday, Nov. 9. “Nationally, Hunger and Homelessness Awareness...