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Articles from March 10, 2013

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$2.1 MILLION. Property Sold: 540 S. Main St., Zelienople. Seller: ...[Derived Headline]
$2.1 MILLIONProperty sold: 540 S. Main St., ZelienopleSeller: MSE Land Inc., Grove CityBuyer: Zelienople Real Estate 1 LP, PittsburghDetails: Northland Ford, a car dealership, now called Baierl Ford, with about 50 employees.Comment: "We added the Ford...
3.2.88 . Charles Smith Sinks Two Free Throws with 17 ...[Derived Headline]
3.2.88 Charles Smith sinks two free throws with 17 seconds left to silence a Carrier Dome crowd of 32,000-plus in an 85-84 victory over Syracuse to clinch Pitt's first outright Big East regular-season title.1.16.10 Pitt rallies from a seven-point deficit...
$7M Grant Gives Birth to CMU Business Incubator
Nitsan Shai strums AC/DC's "Back in Black" on an electric guitar while he follows the notes on a website with his laptop. If he misses a note, the program stops and an online maestro offers tips.Shai, 18, a freshman at Carnegie Mellon University, is...
Albert Gallatin to Open Its 'Little Shop of Horrors'
About 35 students from Albert Gallatin High School will be presenting the cult classic hit musical "Little Shop of Horrors" as they entertain their audiences with the fun and lively comedy production.Set in the 1960s, the show tells the tale of hapless...
Allegheny County . Name, Age Residence Funeral Home. Bamburak, Carmella ...[Derived Headline]
Allegheny County Name, age Residence Funeral homeBamburak, Carmella 87* Clairton Bekavac, Clairton Barczyk, Edward V., 91* Brookline Slater, Brentwood Basso, Mario 69* Glenshaw Zalewski, Lawrenceville Baughman, Virginia 74* Swissvale Nied, Swissvale...
Allegheny County . Name, Age Residence Funeral Home. Hamler, Robert, ...[Derived Headline]
Allegheny County Name, age Residence Funeral homeHamler, Robert, 37 Brentwood Herman, Pittsburgh Karan, Betty J.,* Alfieri, Wilmerding Keefer, Benjamin G., 92* Coulter Shirley, North Huntingdon Mason, Harriet, 93* Penn Hills; Wilkins (F) Trenz, Penn...
A Man and His Millions
The McCune Foundation is preparing the biggest going-out-of business sale in the region's philanthropic history: giving away $343 million over the next 16 years.The Downtown-based foundation has begun its exit strategy with the first of its new grants...
American Students Get Lesson of Lifetime
ROME -- As Roman Catholic cardinals consider who should be their church's 226th pope, students at Duquesne University's Italian campus know what they want -- someone to revitalize the church and exorcise its scandal-ridden Vatican bureaucracy."The church...
- Another New Restaurant, This One with a Nautical Theme, ...[Derived Headline]
- Another new restaurant, this one with a nautical theme, will be coming to the SouthSide Works on the South Side. Miller's Pittsburgh Ale House Restaurant will seek Pittsburgh Planning Commission approval to build a 12,000-square-foot building, on...
'Army Wives' Enlists New Faces for Season 7
What's on,As happens on actual military bases, the names and faces of some "Army Wives" are changing.When the Lifetime drama series begins its seventh season Sunday, March 10, an obvious absence will be that of founding cast member Kim Delaney, with...
Artistry Speaks Volumes in Pittsburgh Ballet's 'Unspoken'
Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre's "Unspoken" is a feast for dance lovers, a triple bill of exhilarating genius by three masters of modern dance -- George Balanchine, Anthony Tudor and Mark Morris. The production, seen March 2, benefits from the intimacy of...
Artists Fused Glass Pieces
Frances and Michael Higgins both went to art school, taught art and created art before they met at the Chicago Institute of Design. They were married in 1948. The couple decided to open their own studio to make fused (not blown) glass, a technique used...
Arts Center Show Has Diverse Offerings
With 10 solo and collaborative exhibits filling up the entirety of the Pittsburgh Center for the Arts in Shadyside, there is plenty to see and time to be spent enjoying the creative efforts of more than a dozen artists from throughout the region.The...
A Savory Brisket for Passover
Have you ever wondered why brisket is considered a Jewish cut of meat? It comes from the kosher dietary laws that dictate which animals, and for that matter which parts of an animal, can be eaten. In the case of beef, only the forequarters can be consumed,...
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AThe Ace of Hearts [n-ary summation][n-ary summation][n-ary summation] (1921) Lon Chaney. Members of a secret society plot to eliminate the wealthy. (1:00) TCM Sun. 12:30 a.m.Adventure [n-ary summation][n-ary summation][n-ary summation] (1945) Clark...
Author Seeks to Unravel His Family's Mystery
For a child, what can be more painful than the death of a parent? Thus shattered, one's sense of security and stability may take years to recover. Even so, there's a permanent hole where love once was, a wound that never heals.For Michael Hainey, deputy...
Bacon, Garlic, Shallots Team Up for Ultimate Roast Chicken
There is just something about roasted chicken that comforts, nourishes and satisfies like nothing else, especially when the wind is howling and it is cold outside. Not too long ago, I went to visit a friend, and when I walked into her house, I had to...
Barnaby Conrad, 1922-2013
One of my sons sent me a New York Times obituary, with a personal note about its subject that said, "What a well-lived life!" The headline in The Times was, "Barnaby Conrad, Man of Many Hats and a Cape, Dies at 90." Obits are one of the few journalistic...
Be Careful What, How You Write
Think about one of the dozens of emails you sent in the last week at work.Did any of them have typos? Spelling errors?Was each of them concise and clear? Did they convey that you're a capable professional?Sending emails every day has become as routine...
Bell Remains Hopeful
BRADENTON, Fla. -- The days can get long and tedious at Pirate City this time of year.The major leaguers have moved on to McKechnie Field, and the minor leaguers who aren't with them shift from field to field and drill to drill under the watchful eyes...
Beyond,COLOR
Painting the exterior of a house is a job that requires more than picking out a color.It also is a question of planning and priming.Dee Schlotter from PPG Pittsburgh Paints and Erika Woelfel from Behr Paints near San Francisco agree exterior house painting...
Brutalist 'Fad' Swept through Schools, Public construction,Building Style Makes You Look
There is hardly a college campus without one.In among older, traditional Colonial- or Classical- or Gothic- style buildings on a campus, you will almost always find a ponderous and massive concrete building dating from the 1960s or '70s, usually looming...
Building Style Makes You Look
There is hardly a college campus without one.In among older, traditional Colonial- or Classical- or Gothic- style buildings on a campus, you will almost always find a ponderous and massive concrete building dating from the 1960s or '70s, usually looming...
Burnett Starts Findingrhythm, Pitches into 5th
BRADENTON, Fla. -- Pirates ace A.J. Burnett didn't pitch exceptionally well during his first two outings of spring, but he threw into the fifth inning Saturday against the Minnesota Twins and effectively mixed in curveballs."It's just good to get out...
BVAHS Performing 'Footloose'
Looking across the brightly painted wooden signs in the auditorium of Belle Vernon Area High School, musical director Michael Rozell counts back to his first show 15 years ago.His reaction: "Wow."Some students who in elementary school played children's...
Candidates Seek Union Support
Pittsburgh mayoral candidates said they would seek support from individual unions after the Allegheny County Labor Council decided not to endorse anyone Friday. "Although we're disappointed not to have been able to earn the endorsement of the labor council,...
Casabella Spray Washer
The claim: With just a push of a button, this microfiber window washer dispenses just enough water to mist the microfiber head for more efficient glass-cleaning. The pointed head is great for reaching into tough-to-clean corners. It can be filled with...
Catholics View Child Sex Abuse Scandal as Top Issue
As the College of Cardinals prepares to elect a new pope, Roman Catholics view the child sexual abuse scandal as the greatest problem facing the church, a recent survey found.A Pew Research Center survey conducted Feb. 28 to March 3 found that 34 percent...
Classic Operatic Tragedy
Every time soprano Maria Luigia Borsi sings the title role of "Madama Butterfly," it is a dream come true for her because she fell in love with the opera when she was 7. She even memorized the second act as a child."I like this opera because it has every...
CONNELLSVILLE. Casey Girls to Meet. the Casey Girls Will Meet ...[Derived Headline]
CONNELLSVILLECasey Girls to meetThe Casey Girls will meet at 7 p.m. Monday at the Knights of Columbus Social Hall, Connellsville. Committee members are Norma Frazier and Cheryl Snyder. For information and membership, call Carol at 724-277-4959.Junior...
Creating Space
The Steelers are all in, and there doesn't appear to be an end in sight.The team has been leading the charge of restructuring the contracts of young, high salary-cap stars to get into compliance with the recent trend of a flat salary cap since the NFL...
Criticism Resurfaces for Acting Police Chief
Regina McDonald's appointment to at least temporarily lead the scandal-ridden Pittsburgh police bureau surprised many officers.Former supervisors insist she's up to the challenge, though."When she has something to say, she'll say it," said Elizabeth Township...
Dance Dream Ends at RMU
With an NCAA Tournament bid seemingly within its grasp, Robert Morris fashioned perhaps its most uneven performance of the season in the Northeast Conference Tournament semifinal on Saturday at Sewall Center.The top-seeded Colonials stumbled early, then...
Decision to Unlock Cellphone Should Be Yours
Imagine you had to buy new phones when you switched your landline telephone service provider. Or suppose you took your laptop overseas but could go online only by connecting with your home broadband service company -- at exorbitant international rates.Cellphone...
Decorate with Thought to Make a Rental Space Your Own
It's yours, but it isn't. A rented apartment or house can be a wonderful place to live and a challenging place to decorate. The restrictions are many: Landlords often want their white walls to stay white. Many won't let you do even the most minor construction....
Democrats Back Lamb for Mayor
Pittsburgh Democrats endorsed city Controller Michael Lamb for mayor on Sunday, but political insiders say the party nod carries little weight in a wide-open race with multiple prominent candidates. Lamb, 50, of Mt. Washington was the only candidate...
Derry Freshman Claims Gold
HERSHEY -- From his blond hair to his bright smile to his well- spoken nature, Derry freshman George Phillippi fits the description of a golden boy.He provided even more reason for such a reputation Saturday afternoon at Giant Center.With a 1-0 win over...
Disrupted Migration. the World's Greatest Migration of Wild Mammals Will ...[Derived Headline]
Disrupted migrationThe world's greatest migration of wild mammals will likely be considerably shorter this year in East Africa, according to a Tanzania official. Each year during May, the mass movement of the great wildebeest and other species begins...
Don't Pretend Harrison Loss Unimportant
The first thought upon the Steelers' seismic release of James Harrison, a few minutes past noon Saturday, had nothing to do with whether it was the right move.Of course it was.Harrison, stubborn and strong-willed as ever, left Kevin Colbert and Mike...
Dreaming a Dream
For the past two years, Geibel Catholic High School musical director Nick Bell has pushed the gauntlet with his spring productions, staging two phenomenal musical classics with last year's "Cats" and the previous year's production of "Phantom of the Opera."...
Edwards Fights His Way Back
Carl Edwards would have cried if he hadn't been laughing at the twisted fate that left him looking like a demolition man rather than a Sprint Cup driver during Speed Weeks at Daytona International Speedway.Five times he crashed his No. 99 Ford Fusion.I...
EPA Fails to Tighten Lead-Poison Rules
The Environmental Protection Agency has no plans to revise key hazard standards that protect children from lead poisoning, despite calls for action from the agency's own scientific advisers.The result is that children will continue to be exposed to lead particles...
Fair Features Science and More
With exhibits that carry titles such as "Are Fingerprints Inherited?" or "Is Black Ink Really Black?" the annual Yough Middle School Science and Health Fair is always an interesting and fun event, one that highlights the hard work and creativity of students while...
Fair Features Science and More
With exhibits that carry titles such as "Are Fingerprints Inherited?" or "Is Black Ink Really Black?" the annual Yough Middle School Science and Health Fair is always an interesting and fun event, one that highlights the hard work and creativity of students while...
FAYETTE COUNTY. DUI Charges Filed in Crash into Restaurant. Police ...[Derived Headline]
FAYETTE COUNTYDUI charges filed in crash into restaurantPolice have charged a man with being drunk when he crashed his vehicle into a restaurant in November.State police in Uniontown charged Joel Michael Eddings, 31, of Redstone on Friday with driving...
First Responders Memorial 'In Infancy'
Nearly six months after a ceremonial groundbreaking, organizers behind an ambitious Washington County memorial for police officers, firefighters and other emergency workers are still trying to raise awareness -- and money.Northwest Savings Bank branches...
Former Residentof North Charleroidetermined to Tellmore Life Stories
Part 4 of 4Kathryn S. "Kaye" Eisenhower Morgan entered another important phase of her life after leaving North Charleroi, where she and her brother, Earl D. Eisenhower Jr., and their parents, Earl D. Eisenhower Sr. and Kathryn Eisenhower, lived for several...
For Steelers, Nothing Flashy in Free Agency
NFL free agency allows good teams to dare to dream they could be even better with one astutely negotiated contract, while weaker teams dare to dream that one big signing or lucky acquisition could turn them around in a season -- just like Drew Brees'...
Fosteringfake Hateon Campus
American college campuses are the most fertile grounds for fake hate. They're marinated in identity politics and packed with self- indulgent tenured radicals suspended in the 1960s. In the name of enlightenment and tolerance, these institutions of higher...
Fox Chapel Sophomore Learning from 1 of the Best
It may seem strange to say that attending an academy named for one of golf's most renowned teachers is a leap of faith.But that is exactly what David Rice did when he left Fox Chapel Area High School to spend the rest of his sophomore year at the Hank Haney...
From Capitol Hill to Rome
Political junkies, deep thinkers, opponents of government's growth, Vatican watchers -- there's something of interest for each of these reader groups among the following new or upcoming books."Sideswiped: Lessons Learned Courtesy of the Hit Men of Capitol Hill"...
Funding Plan Puzzles Conservation Districts
County-based state agencies that help communites preserve natural resources may not get the financial boost they thought they would from impact fees paid by drillers extracting gas from the Marcellus shale.Instead, Gov. Tom Corbett's proposed 2013 budget...
Getting the Jump on Those Gobblers
Pulling into Masontown off Route 21, it felt like anything but spring.There wasn't much snow. But nothing on the surrounding landscape was green, either. The naked trees were brown, the fields were a dingy, cornstalk yellow and the sky was a lead-like...
Getzlaf's Deal Will Impact Penguins
TORONTO -- Ray Shero now knows part of the market for Evgeni Malkin and Kris Letang.Center Ryan Getzlaf's contract extension with Anaheim, announced Friday, marked the first time under the new labor contract that an NHL club has signed one of its own...
Harrison: 'Been a Great Run'
The first three times the Steelers cut James Harrison, he was determined to prove them wrong. He is again, following the fourth and final release by the team he never sought to leave.Harrison was equally saddened and motivated Saturday when the Steelers...
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Having lost in the championship game the previous two years, Pitt arrived at Madison Square Garden in 2003 with a single-minded focus on doing something no Panthers team had done.Anything short of winning the Big East Tournament title wasn't even a consideration."I...
Hit from Health Care Concerns Companies
Small businesses owners across Western Pennsylvania have been breaking out their calculators in recent months.They've been trying to determine whether they'll be among the companies required to provide health insurance to their employees next year when...
Hopewell Shuts Down Villa Maria
Hopewell's Shatori Walker-Kimbrough scored 24 points in a 45-28 first-round victory Saturday that eliminated Villa Maria and its Big 10-bound star from the PIAA Class AAA playoffs. Walker-Kimbrough, a Maryland recruit, also had nine steals, five assists...
House Flipping Finds Favor among Young Investors
At 28, Rob Lananna wants to make real estate investing a full- time gig.Lananna is part of a group of professionals in their 20s and 30s trying to capitalize on the recovering housing market through buying and reselling homes."I really like what I do,"...
Husband's Cheating Continues to Rob Couple of Better Marriage
Talk-show host Ralph Emery 80Bluegrass singer Norman Blake 75Actor Chuck Norris 73Singer Dean Torrence (Jan and Dean) 73Producer-director-writer Paul Haggis 60Actress Shannon Tweed 56Actress Sharon Stone 55Magician Lance Burton 53Actress Jasmine...
Huss Steered FBI to Police, Attorney Says
Did Pittsburgh Public Safety Director Michael Huss tip off the FBI to secret expense accounts at the police credit union?"He must have called the feds," said William H. Difenderfer, attorney for Sandra Ganster, longtime manager of the police Office of...
It's 'I Told You So'time for ObamaCare
"What we've learned through the course of this program is that this is really not a sensible way for the health care system to be run."That was Gary Cohen, director of the Department of Health and Human Services' Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight....
Kelly's Return Key for Blue Devils
When Ryan Kelly plays this season, Duke is the No. 1 team in the country.Duke was 16-0 with Kelly in the lineup entering Saturday night's game against North Carolina. Without Kelly, Duke isn't Duke.The Blue Devils went from the top-ranked team to No....
Kelly's Return Key for Blue Devils
When Ryan Kelly plays this season, Duke is the No. 1 team in the country.Duke was 16-0 with Kelly in the lineup entering Saturday night's game against North Carolina. Without Kelly, Duke isn't Duke.The Blue Devils went from the top-ranked team to No....
Kovalchuk Earns All-State Honor; Super Bowl Winners Stay at 18
When Belle Vernon Area High School senior Lauren Kovalchuk continues her academic and soccer careers at Stony Brook (N.Y) University this fall, she will do as the third Lady Leopard to earn All-State honors.A two-year captain and the team's leading scorer...
Latrobe's Pletcher Golden
HERSHEY -- As Latrobe freshman Luke Pletcher walked off the Giant Center floor Saturday at the PIAA Class AAA wrestling championships, he flipped his headgear to a young fan in the stands.He wasn't done; he also stopped and signed autographs.While Pletcher...
LinkedIn Users Must Walk Fine Personal/professional Line
Have you ever received a request to connect on LinkedIn from someone you didn't know or couldn't remember?A few weeks ago, Josh Turner encountered this situation. The online request to connect came from a businessman on the opposite coast of the United...
Loni Anderson, Lynda Carter Were 'Partners' in 1984
Question: At a recent party, a group of us started discussing bad TV shows. One person brought up "The San Pedro Beach Bums," and then I mentioned there was a show starring Loni Anderson and Lynda Carter as private detectives -- all I remember about...
Madness of Free Throws
In a moment, I'm going to tell you about one of the more maddening conundrums in all of sports.First, let me tell you about Canyon Barry, a 6-foot-6 guard at the College of Charleston. He is believed to be the only college basketball player in America...
Malkin to Miss 1-2 Weeks
The Penguins will be without Evgeni Malkin for 1-2 weeks because of what coach Dan Bylsma would only describe as "an upper-body injury" -- almost surely the right shoulder -- Sunday night after the 6-1 rout of the New York Islanders at Consol Energy...
MANUFACTURING. Woodward Inc. Hired John Pitzer as General Manager. BANKING, ...[Derived Headline]
MANUFACTURINGWoodward Inc. hired John Pitzer as general manager.BANKING, FINANCED.B. Root & Co. promoted David W. Hoffmann to vice president.ACCOUNTINGSisterson & Co. LLP promoted Mark E. Atkinson to director of information systems and Cheryl L. Talerico...
MANUFACTURING. Woodward Inc. Hired John Pitzer as General Manager. BANKING, ...[Derived Headline]
MANUFACTURINGWoodward Inc. hired John Pitzer as general manager.BANKING, FINANCED.B. Root & Co. promoted David W. Hoffmann to vice president.ACCOUNTINGSisterson & Co. LLP promoted Mark E. Atkinson to director of information systems and Cheryl L. Talerico...
MARCH 13. Duquesne University Small Business Development Center -- 9:30 ...[Derived Headline]
MARCH 13Duquesne University Small Business Development Center -- 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Room 505, Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Uptown. The First Step: Business Startup Essentials. Business structure and formation, insurance, government...
Mayor's Tiptoes Leave No Track
Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl can be difficult to track.He went most of last week without anyone seeing him at work, after announcing the week before that he wouldn't run for re- election.His staff members won't reveal where he was. They've declined...
McKenzie Matures into National Recruit
Mike Bosnic might be a bit overwhelmed by the way Shai McKenzie's recruitment has picked up.The Washington tailback has matured from WPIAL star to national recruit, with the latest of his 28 scholarship offers coming from Florida State, Georgia, North...
Mold May Not Be Deal Breaker
Q I read your column weekly in the Pittsburgh area. My daughter is house hunting in western Pennsylvania and is interested in a bank- owned property. The house is approximately 10 years old. The finished basement has mold only where a basement window...
Moore Is Perfect for Panthers
ROSEMONT, Ill. -- J.J. Moore celebrates his 3-pointers with a signature salute that, along with his high-flying dunks, make him a favorite of the Oakland Zoo. Pitt saluted back Saturday, after Moore went 8 for 8 from the field with five 3-pointers in...
MOUNT ST. MARY'S 69, ROBERT MORRIS 60. FG FT Reb. ...[Derived Headline]
MOUNT ST. MARY'S 69, ROBERT MORRIS 60FG FT RebMOUNT ST. MARY'S Min M-A M-A O-T A PF PTSBarber 15 1-3 4-4 2-3 0 3 6Prescott 34 5-10 3-3 1-7 4 3 15Wiggins 23 1-6 0-0 0-1 1 4 2Whack 29 7-10 8-11 1-5 1 2 26Norfleet 23 3-9 0-0 0-2 2 1 8Castellanos 13 0-1...
MOVIETIMES. Listings Are Effective through March 14. in the Event ...[Derived Headline]
MOVIETIMESListings are effective through March 14. In the event of varying show times, please refer to the specific listing for each theater. Times are provided by the theaters and are subject to change. We advise that you check times with theaters.PITTSBURGHHarris...
MOVIETIMES. Listings Are Effective through March 14. in the Event ...[Derived Headline]
MOVIETIMESListings are effective through March 14. In the event of varying show times, please refer to the specific listing for each theater. Times are provided by the theaters and are subject to change. We advise that you check times with theaters.PITTSBURGHHarris...
New CIA Director Can't Escape Controversy
WASHINGTON -- John Brennan continued to churn contentious debate on Friday as he was sworn in as the new Central Intelligence Agency director. Rather than swearing on a Bible, Brennan placed his hand on an original copy of the Constitution from 1787.At...
No Burrell Repeat for GCC
ALTOONA -- Greensburg Central Catholic was reliving the past and feeling uncomfortable.Fortunately for the Centurions, the scenario Saturday took a different turn.Zach Herman and Brian Graytok scored 21 points apiece, and GCC avoided a replay of their...
On the Mark
ROSEMONT, Ill. -- Pitt saved its best shots for its last Big East regular-season game and left league play in record fashion.The No. 20 Panthers, who will join the ACC this fall, set school and Big East records for field-goal percentage by shooting 71.7 percent...
On the Move
Army Reserve Pfc. Brandon T. Perrodin, a 2012 graduate of Albert Gallatin High School, graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.The following students have graduated from Laurel Business Institute, Uniontown, with specialized...
On the Road Again
Bill and Jill Phipps shuttle between homes around the country to keep in touch with grandchildren. But they got tired of crating up Rockne, their Irish Wolfhound mutt, for seven-hour plane rides.So, with some trepidation, the Tucson couple recently became first-time...
Opposite Political Views Stir Concerns
Adapted from a recent online discussion.Dear Carolyn:I have a wonderful girlfriend of two years now. There's only one thing that makes me worry about the future of our relationship: her political views. I'm liberal, and she's conservative. When we discuss...
Pa. Law Must Stop Kowtowing to Big Labor's Thugs
Every state in the nation -- including Pennsylvania -- has passed laws making it a crime to engage in stalking. As defined, stalking is an obsessive pursuit to the point of harassment. One would think any reasonable person would favor laws that prohibit...
Panthers Claim EWL Title, Wilps Wins 3rd Crown
EDINBORO -- Pitt's reign atop the Eastern Wrestling League will come to an end after this year.That is only because the Panthers won't be around next season to defend the title they won Saturday.Pitt exited the league in style, capturing a third consecutive EWL...
Panthers Claim EWL Title; Wilps Wins 3rd Crown
EDINBORO -- Pitt's reign atop the Eastern Wrestling League will come to an end after this year.That is only because the Panthers won't be around next season to defend the title they won Saturday.Pitt exited the league in style, capturing a third consecutive EWL...
Pa. Resists Rescue for Amtrak
Pennsylvania's top transportation official opposes investing $5.7 million in state money on the lone Amtrak route that rolls between Pittsburgh and Harrisburg, saying trains run too slowly and too infrequently to warrant the investment."That (subsidy)...
Passing Biscuit,the,biscuit
One of the dangers of being the new guy in town is that you never quite know whom you can trust. e_SDLqBeau (Bennett) brought his skates," revealed Pittsburgh Penguins head coach Dan Bylsma. "Up until 45 minutes ago, he thought he'd be serving plates...
Patricia Heaton in 'The Middle' of Home Sale in Hancock Park
LOS ANGELES -- Actress Patricia Heaton, who stars in "The Middle," and her husband, actor David Hunt, put their home in Hancock Park up for sale for $8.295 million, and in three weeks it was in escrow.The Italianate Mediterranean-style estate was built...
Penguins Overcomepoor PKagain
TORONTO -- Pascal Dupuis would answer the question if he could.What is wrong with the Penguins' penalty kill?"If I knew, I'd correct it right away," he said after the Penguins' 5-4 shootout victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Saturday night at Air...
Peters Could See New NHL Opportunities
The biggest impression Warren Peters made on Penguins fans this season came when he was steamrolled by a Brooks Orpik open-ice hit in an intrasquad scrimmage at Consol Energy Center in January.But with winger Tom Kostopoulos and his 615 NHL games claimed...
Pittsburgh Mayoral Race All about $$$$$$$
The 2013 race for Pittsburgh mayor, once thin broth with a few ingredients and a little spice, is now a thick minestrone.Gone is the three-person May primary that would have focused on Luke Ravenstahl's behavior. And gone, too, is the possible independent...
Pizza Maker Built on Family Recipe to Hone Craft
Angela Geraci was involved in all phases of the pizza industry, but in particular, she was proud of making a good pizza. "My mother considered her recipe for creating a Casey pizza to be unique," said her son, Lawrence Geraci Jr. of Sarasota, Fla.. "These...
Pop-Tart Terrorist
WASHINGTONRodney Francis is insufficiently ambitious. The pastor of the Washington Tabernacle Baptist Church in St. Louis has entered the fray over guns, violence and humanity's fallen nature with a plan for a "buyback" of children's toy guns. And toy...
Pro Basketball. NBA. EASTERN CONFERENCE. Atlantic Division. W L Pct ...[Derived Headline]
Pro basketballNBAEASTERN CONFERENCEAtlantic DivisionW L Pct GBNew York 37 22 .627 --Brooklyn 37 26 .587 2Boston 34 27 .557 4Toronto 24 39 .381 15Philadelphia 23 38 .377 15Southeast DivisionW L Pct GBx-Miami 46 14 .767 --Atlanta 34 28 .548 13Washington...
PSU Women Upset in Big Ten Semis
HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. -- Jasmine Thomas scored 14 of her 19 points in the second half and Michigan State used its stout defense to upset No. 8 Penn State, 54-46, in the Big Ten Tournament semifinals.Becca Mills added 16 points for the Spartans (24-7),...
Puhnaty an Ace on the Mound and in the Classroom
No one can blame California Area High School girls softball coach Earl Doman if he's already dusting off the equipment for his Lady Trojans upcoming season. Bats, gloves, softballs, they are all there, and an ace.And he isn't talking about hardware or...