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Megan’s Law violator from South Dakota arrested at Pittsburgh homeless camp

Megan’s Law violator from South Dakota arrested at Pittsburgh homeless camp

Gage Goulding, News Editor

February 23, 2019

PITTSBURGH -- A Megan's Law violator from South Dakota was arrested in Pittsburgh, according to authorities. Deputies from the Allegheny County Sheriff's Office arrested 58-year-old Gregory Davis from Sioux Falls, South Dakota in Pittsburgh after he violated parole. Deputies say that David has been...

Latrobe named one of ‘America’s 50 Most Charming Small Towns’

Latrobe named one of ‘America’s 50 Most Charming Small Towns’

Gage Goulding, News Edtior

February 22, 2019

LATROBE - The small Westmoreland County town of Latrobe was recognized by the Travel Channel as one of the nations most charming small towns. The Travel Channel scanned the country, coast to coast, to find the most intriguing small towns to build their list of "America's 50 Most Charming Small Towns."...

Mayor Peduto announces $2 million plan to upgrade child care facilities

Mayor Peduto announces $2 million plan to upgrade child care facilities

Gage Goulding, News Editor

February 21, 2019

PITTSBURGH -- Mayor Bill Peduto announced a $2 million fund to upgrade child care facilities. The City of Pittsburgh Childcare Quality Fund will be introduced to Pittsburgh City Council on Feb. 19. Earning higher designations from the state is the target of the plan that will unveil grants to upgrade...

President Trump declares national emergency, Pittsburgh disagrees

President Trump declares national emergency, Pittsburgh disagrees

Gage Goulding, News Editor

February 21, 2019

PITTSBURGH -- President Donald Trump addressed the nation from the Rose Garden outside of the White House on Friday, where he officially announced his declaration of a national emergency. The national emergency will allow the president to secure $8 billion in order to build a border wall between the...

Major improvement project begins on Parkway North

Major improvement project begins on Parkway North

Gage Goulding, News Editor

February 21, 2019

PITTSBURGH -- A major multi-million dollar improvement project is now underway in Pittsburgh. PennDOT released in a statement that crews are conducting shoulder improvement work on the I-279 Parkway North. Officials say that a single-lane and shoulder restrictions will occur as needed throughout...

Bike Pittsburgh surveys pedestrians and bikers on self-driving cars

Bike Pittsburgh surveys pedestrians and bikers on self-driving cars

John Blinn, Assistant News Editor

February 20, 2019

PITTSBURGH -- The results of a survey put out by Bike Pittsburgh regarding how bikers felt sharing the road with automated cars are in. The survey was sent to citizens in early February and was the second survey done by the organization on the topic of self-driving cars. "It makes you uncomfortable you almost ha...

PWSA adds new facility to reduce to lead levels in drinking water

PWSA adds new facility to reduce to lead levels in drinking water

John Blinn, Assistant News Editor

February 19, 2019

PITTSBURGH -- The Pittsburgh Water and Sewage Authority (PWSA) is working on a new facility in Highland Park with the goal of reducing lead levels in residents' drinking water. The new facility located in the Sycamore Grove picnic area will be an orthophosphate facility. Orthophosphate is a food-grade...

Winter Weather Advisory issued, snow and ice expected

Winter Weather Advisory issued, snow and ice expected

Gage Goulding, News Editor

February 19, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - A Winter Weather Advisory has been issued ahead of a winter storm that is expected to bring snow and ice to the Pittsburgh region. According to the National Weather Service in Pittsburgh, a Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for much of western Pennsylvania. The advisory begins at 1 a.m. Wed...

Multiple Pittsburgh restaurants ranked as most romantic in the country

Multiple Pittsburgh restaurants ranked as most romantic in the country

John Blinn, Assistant News Editor

February 19, 2019

PITTSBURGH - Romantics from the city of Pittsburgh may be in luck as a study from OpenTable has ranked several restaurants in the area as the most romantic places to eat, in the nation. According to a report done by OpenTable, six of the most romantic restaurants in the United States can be found in Pennsylvania with two of them at home in Pit...

Pittsburgh to receive $120 million fund for affordable housing

Pittsburgh to receive $120 million fund for affordable housing

Soundharjya Babu, Contributor

February 18, 2019

PITTSBURGH - A $120 million project to help solve the affordable housing crisis will begin in Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh will be receiving $10 million for the next 12 years from the Housing Opportunity Fund. The Housing Opportunity Fund Department was created to meet the need for affordable housing...