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The Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank hosts “drive-up” food distribution to practice social distancing

Over 800 boxes were distributed on Wednesday, but the food bank was prepared for 1500 or more visitros. Moon Township, PA. April 22, 2020. RMU Sentry Media/Garret Roberts

John Blinn, News Editor

April 23, 2020

PITTSBURGH -- Huge stacks of boxes containing food, lengthy lines of cars as far as the eye could see and numerous volunteers wearing neon vests, face masks and gloves. This was the unique scene at the Pittsburgh International Airport on April 22. The Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank delive...

Pittsburgh International Airport to host annual public auction

Pittsburgh International Airport in Pennsylvania, Photo Date: 5/30/2016 Photo Credit: (MGN Online)

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 be auctioned off at the event. Not all the unclaimed...

George Washington and Franco Harris statues return to Pittsburgh International Airport

Franco Harris and George Washington statues return to Pittsburgh International Airport. 


Photo Credit: (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 ...

George Washington and Franco Harris statues at Pittsburgh International Airport under restoration

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John Blinn, Assistant News Editor

March 25, 2019

PITTSBURGH — The nation's founding father and a famous Pittsburgh Steeler are currently missing from the Pittsburgh International Airport. Statues of first president George Washington and former Pittsburgh Steeler Franco Harris have briefly been removed from the Pittsburgh International Airport...

Pittsburgh International Airport to receive updates and modernizations

Conceptual renderings of the new terminal at Pittsburgh International Airport and are subject to change. Renderings courtesy of Gensler + HDR in association with luis vidal + architects.

John Blinn, Assistant News Editor

March 7, 2019

PITTSBURGH -- The Pittsburgh International Airport is expected to receive a makeover and modernization. On Feb. 20, the Allegheny County Airport Authority revealed a new plan that they believe will match the changing needs of passengers and the travel industry. The Terminal Modernization Program...

Guns detected at Pennsylvania airport checkpoints slightly increased in 2018

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Marlisa Miller, Contributor

February 18, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - More guns were found at TSA checkpoints than ever before. In total, 4,239 firearms were discovered in carry-on bags at checkpoints across the country last year, averaging about 11.6 firearms per day. This was approximately a 7 percent increase nationally in firearm discoveries from...

Pittsburgh International Airport saw monumental growth in 2018

Pittsburgh International Airport in Pennsylvania, Photo Date: 5/30/2016 Photo Credit: (MGN Online)

John Blinn, Assistant News Editor

January 23, 2019

PITTSBURGH -- During 2018, the Pittsburgh International Airport saw its busiest year for the first time in more than a decade, with passenger traffic up nearly 4 percent. According to a press release from the Allegheny County Airport Authority, Pittsburgh received up to 9.66 million passengers, which...

Officials break ground on ‘Pittsburgh Airport Innovation Campus’

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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 Development Dennis Davin joined Allegheny County Executive...