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Popular Mt. Washington road to close for maintenance

Popular Mt. Washington road to close for maintenance

Gage Goulding, News Editor

February 9, 2019

PITTSBURGH -- A popular access road that winds up Mt. Washington will be closed over the weekend. According to the City of Pittsburgh, P.J. McArdle Roadway will be closed on Feb. 9 and 10 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. During the closings, road crews will work to remove debris along the road. The road work will aid...

Credit agencies praise Pittsburgh’s financial management

Credit agencies praise Pittsburgh’s financial management

Soundharjya Babu, Contributor

February 7, 2019

PITTSBURGH — According to credit rating agencies, Pittsburgh’s finances are in stable condition. Pittsburgh received an upgraded credit rating from agencies Moody’s and Standard & Poor’s. The agencies praise the city’s effective financial management. “The rating also reflects S&P...

Police officer promoted in the City of Pittsburgh

Police officer promoted in the City of Pittsburgh

John Blinn, Assistant News Editor

February 3, 2019

PITTSBURGH -- Pittsburgh's Bureau of Police Sergeant, John Fisher, has been assigned to the administrative branch with the position of commander. His promotion ceremony took place on Tuesday at 1 p.m. in the Mayor's Office Conference Room. Fisher was honored and congratulated by his fellow officers...

Pittsburgh Police participate in annual Polar Plunge

Pittsburgh Police participate in annual Polar Plunge

Soundharjya Babu, Contributor

February 3, 2019

PITTSBURGH - The Pittsburgh Bureau of Police is participating in the annual Polar Plunge with efforts to raise money for Special Olympics of Pennsylvania. As of Jan. 31, they have raised $43,625, greatly contributing to the $425,000 goal. Police Chief Scott Schubert has raised the most for the “Freezin’...

Woman arrested for child endangerment and aggravated assault

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 County detectives were notified that the child's...

Crime Stoppers need public’s help with wanted person investigation

Crime Stoppers need public’s help with wanted person investigation

Soundharjya Babu, Contributor

February 1, 2019

PITTSBURGH - Pittsburgh Crime Stoppers needs the public’s help for a wanted person investigation. On Sept. 15, 2018, Jerome Solomon fled as officers approached his residence in Pitcairn. He is wanted on multiple charges including robbery, theft, aggravated assault, and recklessly endangering another...

Local outdoor trail is named one of the top eco-friendly travel destinations

Local outdoor trail is named one of the top eco-friendly travel destinations

Gage Goulding, News Editor

January 31, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- A western Pennsylvania hiking trail was recently ranked as one of the top eco-friendly travel destinations in the country. Ecophilies Magazine compiled some of the most sought over and highly traveled natural areas and compiled a list of the most eco-friendly destinations. Includ...

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

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 for riders," Healthy Ride said. "Consistent...

Pittsburgh Police seek missing person

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 for visiting the North Side but not known for missing...

RMU alumn joins Pittsburgh marketing firm as vice president

RMU alumn joins Pittsburgh marketing firm as vice president

Gage Goulding, News Editor

January 30, 2019

PITTSBURGH -- A Robert Morris University alumnus recently joined the executive team at a Pittsburgh marketing firm. James (Jim) Woods, Class of '06 alumnus, was hired as the vice president of Push 7, a downtown Pittsburgh marketing firm. Push 7 is a full-service marketing communications and graphic...