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Articles from August 14, 2014

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A Dinnertime Survival Guide
For many harried parents, the structure of this new cookbook is what will seem the most appealing. It's not divided into chapters like "poultry," "sides" or "desserts." The chapters are titled according to the pitfalls you encounter regularly...
Advocate, Leader at Hospital in Haiti to Retire from Board
For decades, Ian Rawson and his wife Lucy worked tirelessly on behalf of the people of Haiti - he at the Hopital Albert Schweitzer, which was founded by his stepfather William Larimer Mellon in 1956, she at the Friends of Hopital Albert Schweitzer...
A Hot Spot at Golden Pig, the Cook and Her Spicy South Korean Food Bring out Diners' Adulation
At the end of July, Yong Kwon returned to her kitchen at the Golden Pig in Cecil. It was the weekend of the carnival at the township's volunteer fire department when bands played along Millers Run Road and kids rode a Ferris wheel lit up against the...
Andrew Carnegie
Known for being one of the wealthiest individuals in American history, industrialist and businessman Andrew Carnegie left a large philanthropic legacy in Pittsburgh and across the world. Born in 1835 to a working class family, Carnegie grew up in...
Another Dimension the Granatis Take a Side Journey into Ambient Electronic Music with 'Alien History.'
Ian Abbott and Gareth Edwards, the creators behind The 4th Dimensional Beings, aren't really named Ian and Gareth and weren't inspired by a visit to Stonehenge, as the concocted backstory goes. Rather, The 4th Dimensional Beings are two of the Granati brothers...
Anti-Semitic Cartoon Pg Artist Employed Hateful Images
Over the last several days, the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh has been contacted by countless members of the Pittsburgh Jewish community outraged over Rob Rogers' editorial cartoon of Aug. 7 entitled "Gaza Prison." This outcry extends far...
Area Players Get High-Performance Rating
USA Volleyball, the national governing body for that sport in the United States, promotes its sport though numerous competitions for various age groups each year. The organization has what it refers to as a High Performance Department, which works to...
Around the Majors
National League* Cubs 4, Brewers 2: Javier Baez and Anthony Rizzo hit back-to- back home runs as Chicago roughed up Kyle Lohse and visiting Milwaukee. Starlin Castro, Rizzo and Baez, the nucleus of Theo Epstein's rebuilding effort, drove in all four...
Arts Teacher Pushes Students to Color outside the Lines
Throughout her career in education, Carey McDougall of Beaver said she has received much support to experiment with different ways of teaching, engaging her students, and innovative pedagogy. Now she hopes to provide the same support to other faculty through...
At 102, He's Still Giving Back Fellow Volunteers Say Bernie Queneau Inspires Them
Bernard "Bernie" Queneau has earned the right to brag about his accomplishments, which include serving as a Naval commander in World War II, laboring in steel mills, earning bachelor's and master's degrees from Columbia University as well as teaching...
At 60, Fair Still Attracts All Ages
The Westmoreland Fair is celebrating its 60th year and will be held Friday through Aug. 23 at the fairgrounds in Mt. Pleasant Township, near the village of Mutual.The fair began in the mid-1950s as a way for farmers and businessmen to show off what was...
Back to the Future after 5-Year 'Retirement,' Faust Returns to Lead Wash High Program
When Joe Nicolella began searching for a new basketball coach to take over Washington High School's boys program, it didn't take long before he reached out to an old friend. Nicolella, the school's athletic director, called Ron Faust and tried to lure...
Barmes Heads for Rehab in Minors
DETROIT -- Clint Barmes was scheduled to join Class AA Altoona Wednesday for a rehabilitation assignment, manager Clint Hurdle said. It is the latest step in Barmes' recovery from a strained left groin that sent him to the 15-day disabled list. The Pirates...
Bearcats Regroup under Dolciato
Some may question what would motivate a football coach to leave one of the most successful programs in NCAA Division III to take the reins at a college program that hasn't won a game in the past two seasons. But to understand what motivates St. Vincent...
Bethel Park Graduate Gathering Honors from All Sides Federation League Baseball
For each of the past 30-plus years, Nate Thimons has found himself on the baseball diamond. Later this season, three organizations will honor him for his play between the foul lines. Thimons will be inducted into the Bethel Park High School, Slippery...
Billie Letts, Novelist Got Push from Oprah Winfrey [Derived Headline]
Billie Letts, novelist got push from Oprah Winfrey Billie Letts, 76, a late-blooming writer whose debut novel, "Where the Heart Is," became a best-seller after Oprah Winfrey endorsed it in 1998 and was the inspiration for a Hollywood film, died Aug....
BLUE CHIP CHAT WITH . . . DANE JACKSON, QUAKER VALLEY Series: BLUE CHIP CHAT WITH . .
DATA YEAR.......SENIOR Height........6-1 Weight........180 Pos. .......QB/DB THE SCOOP Jackson is one of the best dual-threat quarterbacks in the WPIAL. A year ago, he rushed for 1,111 yards on 118 carries and completed 66 of 113 passes for...
Born to Go into Business Beer Distributor, 25, Schooled by Parents Who Operate a Catering Firm in California; He Says He Consults Them on a Daily Basis
Shane Lohman didn't exactly dream of opening a beer distributor as a child, but he always knew he wanted to run his own business. "I grew up around it, and knew I wanted to have my own company," said Mr. Lohman, 25, whose parents run a catering company...
Borough Hears about Raccoons, Rats, Skunks Vacant Property Also a Concern
Carnegie council members were confronted Monday night with concerns about vacant properties, animal control and zoning enforcement."We've been here before," said Teresa Bofo, a Morrow Avenue resident who said she has been unhappy since she bought her...
Botanic Garden Open for Tours
The Pittsburgh Botanic Garden at Settlers Cabin Park opened for tours with a grand opening celebration Aug. 1 that included a visit from U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell, who called the garden a great example of public-private cooperation.Allegheny...
Charges Dropped over Mistaken Id
Bryan Gibbons had been arrested before for stealing and pawning jewelry. But when Allegheny County homicide detectives brought him in for an interview and peppered him with questions for 10 hours about a Kennedy man's death and the theft of jewelry...
Chartiers Valley Bookmobile to Make Inaugural Run
In an effort to encourage reading and give children a head start on the upcoming school year, the Chartiers Valley School District has temporarily transformed one of its box trucks into a bookmobile. It will make its inaugural journey on Friday."The...
Char Valley Alumnus Eager to Play in Familiar Territory College Football
It might be a new conference for the Case Western Reserve University football team, but for Chartiers Valley High School graduate Sean Lapcevic, it will be business as usual as the Spartans begin dual membership in the Presidents Athletic Conference...
Char Valley Grad Eager to Return
It might be a new conference for the Case Western Reserve University football team, but for Chartiers Valley High School graduate Sean Lapcevic, it will be business as usual as the Spartans begin dual membership in the Presidents Athletic Conference...
City Gears Up to Seek Federal Aid to Boost Early Childhood Education Education Secretary Announces $250 Million Grant Competition
In the wake of U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan's announcement that Pennsylvania can compete for up to $20 million in federal money for early childhood education, the Pittsburgh community is gearing up to seek money to expand quality early childhood...
Community Gets a Look at New Penn Hills School
For years, Jackie Kruzic taught art in an old locker room. A remnant of the room's former use was evident in the shower heads still attached to the walls. Only a small single sink was available for students to wash their hands and materials. Access...
Controller Says Alcosan Improving on Hiring, Procurement Procedures
As the Allegheny County Sanitary Authority plans for billions of dollars of federally mandated work to eliminate sewage overflows during wet weather, there remains a "pay-to-play" perception in hiring and procurement at the agency, the city controller...
Corbett, Wolf Become Funny Foes Leaders Crack Wise in Fundraiser Here
Did you hear the one about the two candidates for governor who walked into a bar? Well, it wasn't a bar exactly. It was the Pittsburgh Improv Club in Homestead, where Gov. Tom Corbett and Democratic nominee Tom Wolf joined a roster of other politicians...
Cwnc Is Running out a New Program This Year Cross Country
New school. New location. And, in the case of Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic High School, several new teams will make their debut when the school opens its doors at its brand, spankin' new campus located along state Route 228 in Cranberry Township this...
Derry Township Officials Work to Reopen Fire Company
The solicitor for Derry Township and the attorney for the Eastern Derry Township Fire Department were scheduled to meet this week in an effort to reopen the shuttered fire department.The Eastern Derry department closed in late July because it no longer...
Despite Lots of Youth, W&j Sets High Goals College Football
One word can easily describe Washington & Jefferson College's 2014 football team -- young. "This is the youngest football team we've had in the 12 years I've been head coach," said Washington & Jefferson coach Mike Sirianni, who ranks second among all...
Did Expiring Benefits Drive Down the Jobless Rate?
In January I wrote a column questioning the morality of continuing to extend jobless payments to Americans looking for work. It didn't come from a coldhearted supposition that unemployed people don't deserve benefits. I was contemplating the results...
Digital Savant: Be Aware of Shifts in Buying Back-to-School Tech Big College Purchases Can Often Go Unused If They're Not Up to the Market's Speed
Cutting the cord might be a little easier if everything weren't wireless. For parents of students heading off to college or returning to dorm/starter-apartment life, you want to help out with the right tools for higher learning. But technology moves...
District Players Earn High-Performance Ratings
USA Volleyball, the national governing body for volleyball in the United States, promotes its sport though numerous competitions for various age groups each year. The organization has what it refers to as a High Performance Department, which works to...
Eagles' Mccoy Focused on Team Goals Former Pitt Star's 2,000-Yard Goal Secondary to Winning
LeSean McCoy started an active Twitter campaign last weekend about his quest for 2,000 rushing yards. It's a lofty goal for any running back, even the NFL's defending rushing champion. Only seven players in NFL history have eclipsed that benchmark....
EAST/CITY/NORTH [Derived Headline]
EAST October trial set for teen in Franklin Regional attack Alex Hribal, the teenager charged in an April knife attack at Franklin Regional High School in Murrysville, is scheduled to go to trial in October. The trial will be held in Westmoreland County...
Eatery Owners Object to Lcb Proposal Board Chairman Opposes Markup
HARRISBURG - The disclosure of an internal Liquor Control Board proposal to raise the markup on wine and spirits has Pennsylvania restaurants protesting, though the board's chairman says the plan is not on the agenda and does not have his support....
Eerie Fun Horror Realm Brings Frightening Mix of Films, Actors and Contests
The screening of 16 indie horror films is only the start of what's in store for fans of the sixth annual Horror Realm Convention.The three-day event that runs Friday through Sunday at Crown Plaza South in Upper St. Clair and includes guest stars, horror trivia,...
End the Aid the U.S. Must Not Subsidize War in South Sudan
The announcement Tuesday of $180 million in food aid to South Sudan, accompanied by a strong statement of impatience from Secretary of State John Kerry, should be the final warning to warring elements there to make peace.South Sudan has already received...
Fab Woes Persist amid Appeal Efforts
FAB Universal investors left wondering what their shares were worth during a nine-month trading halt don't like the answer they are getting since trading in the troubled stock resumed this week. The stock closed at $1.28, up 18 cents, on Wednesday....
Family Matters Leaving Montour for Moon Was a 'Domestic Decision' for Kaufman
If one were to take a survey on which individual meant the most to the Montour High School basketball program over the past six years, the results would probably be close to unanimous -- Adam Kaufman was that individual. In his time as head coach with...
Federation League Standout Gathering Plethora of Honors
For each of the past 30-plus years, Nate Thimons has found himself on the baseball diamond. Later this season, three organizations will honor him for his play between the foul lines. Thimons will be inducted into the Bethel Park High School, Slippery...
Food for Body and Soul / Home-Delivered Meals Offer Nutrition, Conversation
When it comes to home-delivered meals for those who are housebound - often an essential service, either for the physical sustenance the food provides recipients or the peace of mind it yields for their caregivers - there's often too little of something:...
Food for Body and Soul Home-Delivered Meals Offer Nutrition, Conversation
When it comes to home-delivered meals for those who are housebound - often an essential service, either for the physical sustenance the food provides recipients or the peace of mind it yields for their caregivers - there's often too little of something:...
For Girls about to Rock! Camp Prepares Girls for Life of Music and Empowerment
Lisa Nakamura is teaching the class how to say "no." Actually, she's teaching the participants how to scream it. The self-defense instructor goes around to each student and taps her on the shoulder, asking her to imagine she's being attacked. Each student...
Fund Honors Teacher
When Nick Coslov, 40, was growing up in Squirrel Hill in the 1980s and attending Shady Side Academy in Fox Chapel, life was good - but somewhat demanding. He wore a suit and tie to school, where standards were high and expectations even higher. The...
Funeral Selfie Baffles Relative
DEAR HARRIETTE: I attended the recent funeral of a family member, and I saw my cousin walk up to the open casket. She took a "selfie" and began taking photos of the deceased. I felt it was in poor taste on my cousin's part to do such a thing. Am I...
Gay Unions Move Ahead
RICHMOND, Va. - The U.S. appeals court that last month struck down Virginia's ban on same-sex unions refused Wednesday to delay the effects of its ruling. State officials said that unless the U.S. Supreme Court interceded, Virginia counties could...
Geneva Going Deeper in 2014 College Football
Geneva College football coach Geno DeMarco isn't one to make excuses, but numbers don't lie. The Golden Tornadoes watched a very promising 2013 season sour after 17 players sustained season-ending injuries. "We were on our way to having a championship-type...
Getting Help outside Allegheny County
Obtaining a home-delivered meal outside of Allegheny County can seem to be a cumbersome endeavor to the uninitiated. "There's a variety of sources out there and it might not be as easy as looking in the phone book," acknowledged Beth Harold, director...
Getting Help outside of Allegheny County
Obtaining a home-delivered meal outside of Allegheny County can seem to be a cumbersome endeavor to the uninitiated. "There's a variety of sources out there and it might not be as easy as looking in the phone book," acknowledged Beth Harold, director...
Good Police Work the State Should Fund the County Crime Lab
Absent funding from the state, the Allegheny County Crime Lab could be driven to close its doors as early as next year. The lab is tasked with conducting a wide range of tests, such as DNA and toxicology, on criminal evidence from more than a hundred...
Governor Defends Departing Adviser
Gov. Tom Corbett today defended outgoing higher education adviser Ron Tomalis, maintaining Mr. Tomalis did his job despite accusations that he was a "ghost employee" for the past year. In addition, the governor said politics was behind demands in recent...
Help Is Ready When Caring for Parents
DEAR DOCTOR K: I'm a working mother. I also care for my ill and aging father. Are there professionals or services that can help me care for him? DEAR READER: There can be plenty of rewards in caring for an ailing parent. My parents both died suddenly...
Holding the Line Gateway Grad Gains Recognition as Standout Center for Thiel College
Entering his senior season, Thiel College center Jason Crystol believes his Tomcats team has plenty of unfinished business to deal with following a 3-7 season that saw the team lose its first five games. Crystol's efforts have been recognized as he's...
In Wisconsin's Door County, It's Always Cherry Time
ELLISON BAY, Wisc. - Cherry orchards line the roadsides almost like wallpaper here in Door County. They march inland in rows from the highway and northward to the tip of the peninsula. Billboards touting orchards, wineries, distilleries, bakeries,...
Iridium Flares
Iridium flares are spectacular bright reflections of sunlight from satellites in low-Earth orbit. Out of nowhere, a bright light will appear and grow brighter then become invisible to the naked eye. Flares can last between five and 20 seconds and...
IRS Doesn't Leave Phone Messages
Helen Podgainy of Sewickley came home recently from her pediatric practice in Coraopolis, heard the following message on her answering machine and wrote it down verbatim: "Hello. This is an important message! So please, listen to the message carefully....
IRS Warns Public about Phony Tax Scams
It's hard not to feel intimidated when the IRS is on the other end of the phone line. Scammers increasingly have been exploiting that, posing as Internal Revenue Service agents and tricking people into paying phony tax bills. On Wednesday, the agency...
It's American Dog Days for Pittsburgh-Based Guitarist
Vinnie Salvatore moved to Pittsburgh in 2012 and says, "The move has been great -- I love Mt. Lebanon." Still, a certain enterprise back in Columbus keeps him on a short leash. The guitarist spent the better part of our polar-vortex winter trucking back...
It's Nostalgic Trip for Bills Coach Marrone Remembers Noll, Saint Vincent with Much Fondness
Buffalo Bills coach Doug Marrone had flashbacks Wednesday afternoon when he arrived at Saint Vincent College in Latrobe. Twenty three years ago, Marrone spent the 1991 training camp with the Steelers before being cut by Hall of Fame coach Chuck Noll....
It's the Loyalty, Stupid Robin Williams Made Us Laugh; Hillary Clinton Makes Us Wonder
I talked to Robin Williams once, about breasts.In 1993, when he played a prim British nanny in "Mrs. Doubtfire," I went to interview him at his Pacific Heights house."It's great to be this blue-mouthed old lady hitting on somebody," he said, in his character's...
Kappas Will Run Defense for D-III Powerhouse
The Mount Union defense will be under a new reign, but with a familiar face. Chris Kappas, a 2008 graduate of the University of Mount Union, is the team's new defensive coordinator. "It's really a dream come true," he said. "Mount Union is the reason...
La Roche's New Facility Boosts Programs College Sports
Jim Tinkey, the athletic director at La Roche College for the past 18 years, has had a long-held desire to have a park-like setting encompass the school's athletic facilities. He is about to see his idea come to fruition. The catalyst is the new $2 million...
Lauren Bacall: The Designing Woman
NEW YORK - She was the pure molten essence of a mid-20th-century movie star - if something that's molten can somehow also be cool. Her beauty was classical, sculptural, a little remote, and all her life she carried herself not only with a dancer's...
League Champs Seek a National Title Repeat Federation League Baseball
St. Johns-Lefty's didn't have its typical regular season. In fact, for the first time in nine years, the Saints failed to win the Greater Pittsburgh Federation League regular-season title. That honor went to the Steel City Black Sox. But St. Johns-Lefty's...
Lineman Builds Fine Resume at Geneva
When Brett Alberti graduated from Blackhawk High School, he chose Duquesne University with the goal of attaining an engineering degree. He also decided that playing football and pursuing an engineering degree would not be possible because both are...
LITTLE BITES [Derived Headline]
Hartwood Restaurant lobster fest Hartwood Restaurant will celebrate lobster with a special menu through Aug. 30. Appetizers include tempura fried lobsters and shrimp skewers ($13) while entrees list a 11/4 pound lobster stuffed lobster with brown butter...
LOCAL [Derived Headline]
GREEN GROUP SAYS DRILLERS USED KEROSENE At least four Marcellus Shale gas drilling companies in Pennsylvania have used kerosene, a diesel fuel equivalent, as a component of their hydraulic fracturing fluid mixture without getting required federal...
LOCAL SCENE [Derived Headline]
WORKING IN THE GARMENT DISTRICT * Jennifer Baron, a founding member of The Ladybug Transistor, doesn't see her Pittsburgh-based project, The Garment District, as a "departure" from the national touring Brooklyn indie band. "I feel that as any kind of...
Love of Art Brought Couple Together
It was art that brought Betty and Alan Reese together and after 43 years of marriage, they still share that love of art. The Reeses met while both students studying art education at the then Indiana State Teacher's College, now Indiana State University...
Mars Area Evaluates Its Buildings
Mars Area school directors hired a consultant Tuesday night to evaluate its aging buildings and the placement of administrators who are scattered among four locations.Thomas & Williamson, a Ross firm, will receive $12,724 for the facilities study...
Meal Options Getting Help outside of Allegheny County
Obtaining a home-delivered meal outside of Allegheny County can seem to be a cumbersome endeavor to the uninitiated. "There's a variety of sources out there and it might not be as easy as looking in the phone book," acknowledged Beth Harold, director...
Millvale Teens to Get a Space of Their Own Library Uses Two Grants to Convert Building Next Door into Youth Center, Add Programs
Millvale teens will have their own space to get together and "hang out" when renovations are finished on a building next to Millvale Community Library on Grant Avenue.Part of a $69,000 grant from the Grable Foundation will be used to complete construction...
Moats Catches on to New Role Steelers' Top Backup at Olb Was Bills Ilb When He Basically Ended Favre's Career
Steelers linebacker Arthur Moats did not know he would go down in Brett Favre infamy that December day of his rookie season four years ago. "I was just excited to be playing in an NFL game," Moats said Wednesday in a light summer rain at Saint Vincent...
Monroeville Library Looks to the Stars
Things are looking up for the Monroeville Public Library - at least for Friday evening. That's when the library will cap its Summer Reading Program with a free Star Party hosted by the Amateur Astronomers Association of Pittsburgh.Beginning at 8:30 p.m.,...
Munch Goes to Storms
Down a flight of steps, through a door, hang a left, navigate the secret passageway, crawl on your belly beneath a canopy of electrified barbed wire: However you get there, and whatever its name, the bar and restaurant stuffed into the basement floor...
NATION [Derived Headline]
TOWNS DRY OUT NORTH BABYLON, N.Y. - Communities across the U.S. are drying out after unusually heavy rains swamped highways, flooded basements and were blamed for at least four deaths. Long Island residents were urged to remain off the road as a round-the-clock...
New Angle Council Considers Branthoover Cutoff Changes
Murrysville Council has postponed action on a proposed donation of land that would allow the municipality to realign and reopen the Branthoover Cutoff between Business Route 22 and Old William Penn Highway.The Branthoover Cutoff is one of three intersections...
New Book Helps You Forage for Your Supper
Why forage? Wild, edible plants, flowers and fruits offer tastes and textures money can't buy. You won't find purslane or pawpaws, Juneberries or elderberries in the supermarket. So how and where to find them? You need a guide. "Northeast Foraging"...
NH Grad Playing Key Role at W&j
As a member of the offensive line for the Washington & Jefferson College football team, John Wanner doesn't play one of the glamour positions. Wanner, a North Hills graduate, has started 21 of 22 games since becoming the Presidents starting center in...
North Hills Alumnus Is a Busy Guy at Westminster College Football
North Hills High School graduate Jared Heck had one unusual requirement when choosing a college to continue his athletic and academic career: He wanted a school that would allow him to play two sports, football and baseball. "I love both sports and just...
Norwin Grad Hopes to Turn Bearcats Program Around
Nick Revis remembers what It was like to be part of a winning football program. As a junior at Norwin High School, Revis played on a team that advanced to the quarterfinals of the 2007 WPIAL Class AAAA championships. When he was a sophomore at St. Vincent...
Norwin Revises Plans for Stem Center
Norwin superintendent William Kerr spoke about a revision of plans for the district's science, technology, engineering and math - or STEM - center at a school board workshop Monday.Original plans for the building called for a $10.6 million free- standing...
'Ongoing Box' Explores the Artistic Process
David Bernabo, an artist himself, is setting the record straight on the age-old debate surrounding the definition of "art." If an artist has the intent to make art, the result is art. That's what he's conveying in "Ongoing Box," a 100-minute film that...
Partner Testifies in Trial on City Officer's Shooting
Pittsburgh police Officer Michelle Auge told a jury Wednesday that as she and her partner were attempting to subdue a man who had fled a traffic stop from them last year, she sustained blows to her head - both from the suspect's fist and from the...
Parts of Project near Completion
Several facets of the $109 million Mt. Lebanon High School renovation project are targeted for completion soon.During a school board construction update Monday, Tom Berkebile of project construction manager P.J. Dick Inc. outlined upcoming "milestones"...
Pathways Prepares Youths for World of Work
A year or so ago, 18-year-old Keierra Walker was uncertain about what to do with her life.Today, not only does she have a better sense of the career she wants, but she's excited about the future. She's working two part- time jobs and later this month...
Penguins Irk City Councilman Hill Representative Says May Cut Support on Grant Meant for Former Civic Arena Site
A city councilman may withdraw his support for a federal grant critical to the redevelopment of the former Civic Arena site unless a deal is reached soon between the Penguins and Hill District leaders on minority participation, affordable housing...
People around the Country Have Als Challenge Down Cold
On Wednesday night, Ben Roethlisberger and Troy Polamalu took the challenge after practice. Last week, Sidney Crosby did it using snow, and the day after, Marc-Andre Fleury did it in a banana costume. It seems that everyone, from Jimmy Fallon to Ethel...
Perry Returns 'Home' to Lead Keystone Oaks High School Football
Greg Perry may have changed jobs, but he'll still be in familiar territory. Perry resigned as the Seton-LaSalle head football coach in December after 20 years at the school -- the last nine as the head coach -- and took the head coaching job literally...
Peters May Use Rate Increase as Bargaining Chip
After weeks of unsuccessfully pleading with a local electric utility to reconsider clear-cutting trees throughout the township, Peters council members Monday said they may finally have a way to broker a deal. The township and a slew of residents in...
Pirates' Locke Cleared in Fixing Scheme Childhood Friend Falsely Told Gamblers That the Pitcher Would Throw Games, a Report Says
DETROIT - A childhood friend of Jeff Locke's used his old connection to the Pirates pitcher to create the illusion of a game- fixing scheme that attracted the attention of Major League Baseball last year, according to a Sports Illustrated report ...
Pitcher Lifts Hawaiians to Championship Pony League World Series: Hilo 5, Taoyuan County 3
When Joe Jarneski came off the field Tuesday after being hit in the face with a ball, there were questions as to whether he would play for Hilo against Chinese Taipei Wednesday night in the PONY League World Series final. "It was scary because his eye...
Plan Colombia Worked; Why Not Try It in Central America?
For the citizens of El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, the crisis prompted by the surge of children from Latin America coming across the U.S. border is not simply an immigration story. It is about more than unemployment, poverty, gang violence and...
Players Get High-Performance Rating
USA Volleyball, the national governing body for volleyball in the United States, promotes its sport though numerous competitions for various age groups each year. The organization has what it refers to as a High Performance Department, which works to...
Presidential Hopeful Dies
SANTOS, Brazil - Presidential candidate Eduardo Campos died Wednesday when the small plane that was carrying him and several campaign officials plunged into a residential neighborhood in the Brazilian port city of Santos. All seven people aboard the...
Property Owners Knew of Pipe Condition Inspection Done in 2012 in Area of Large Sinkhole
The underground pipe collapse Tuesday that caused a massive sinkhole to form along McKnight Road in Ross, swallowing a car, should not have come as a great surprise. Township officials had the pipe inspected with a closed-circuit camera two years...
RANDOM ACTS OF KINDNESS [Derived Headline]
MANY PITCHED IN TO HELP AFTER A DOG WAS ATTACKED I was walking my little dog Benny along the Montour Trail in Bethel Park on Aug. 1 when we came upon a woman walking her dog. She said he was a 2-year-old bull mastiff that she got as a rescue. Because...
R.a.N.T Schedule
Where: Lawrenceville. When: Noon Saturday. Admission: Free. Information: www.rantlawrenceville.com Performance venues and artists (subject to change) NIEDS HOTEL 5438 Butler St. Country/folk/ Americana Noon-10 p.m.; all ages until 8 p.m.; 21+ after...
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