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Pittsburgh releases new guidelines for St. Patrick’s Day

Pittsburgh releases new guidelines for St. Patrick’s Day

Colby Sherwin, Contributor March 16, 2021

PITTSBURGH -- As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, many are wondering what is allowed for St. Patrick’s Day this Wednesday. For the second straight year, there will be no St. Patrick's Day parade in...

Pittsburgh Bureau of Police introduces new training to better prepare officers to deal with homelessness

Pittsburgh Bureau of Police introduces new training to better prepare officers to deal with homelessness

Nathan Breisinger, Sports Social Media Director February 13, 2021

PITTSBURGH-- In order to prepare new officers for close contact with homeless residents within the city, Pittsburgh police recruits will now receive specialized training to acknowledge experiences faced...

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COVID-19 across the country: Western PA vs MA

Hannah Shiflett, Contributor February 5, 2021

Editor’s Note: Here at RMU Sentry Media, our writers come from all over the nation and the state of Pennsylvania. The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted all of those areas differently. During their time...

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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...

Pittsburgh residents comment on the recommendation to remove the Christopher Columbus statue from Schenley Park

Jonah Hoy, Assistant Arts and Entertainment Editor October 12, 2020

UPDATE (10/12/2020): As of Oct. 11, Mayor Bill Peduto has recommended to remove the statue. It has been taped and wrapped. PITTSBURGH -- The Pittsburgh Art Commission has unanimously voted to remove...

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

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...

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RMU cancels study abroad opportunities as the coronavirus continues to spread

John Blinn, News Editor February 27, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP— Robert Morris University has canceled all Faculty-Led Education Abroad Programs (FLEAPs) for the remainder of the semester as an act of caution against the coronavirus. In an email...

Where’s the News? - Episode 12 (FEAT. Big Shot Josh)

Where’s the News? – Episode 12 (FEAT. Big Shot Josh)

John Blinn and Garret Roberts February 24, 2020

In this episode of Where’s the News?, the hosts talk wings with “Big Shot” Joshua Helfer, the owner of several local Big Shot Bob’s restaurants. After the boys learn more about the magic behind...

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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,...

Mascot Skate 2020

Pittsburgh mascots ice skate with families at Schenley Skating Rink

Soundharjya Babu, Assistant News Editor February 14, 2020

PITTSBURGH - Mascots from all over the Pittsburgh region, including RoMo, joined the Mascot Skate Party at the Schenley Skating Rink. Iceburgh from the Pittsburgh Penguins, Doodles from Chick-fil-A,...

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