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It feels like Deja Vu: B-PEP is calling for a moratorium on the demolition of housing in low-income neighborhoods and Bill Peduto, the likely next mayor of the City of Pittsburgh, wants the city to have more arrows in its quiver, for urban development, than simply demolishing abandoned properties.
The sky over Hartwood Acres will burst with color, sound and music Saturday afternoon and evening as Pyrotecnico presents what it calls America's largest fireworks festival.
The Memorial Day weekend will begin with a big chill in Western Pennsylvania and much of the Tri-State area.
Open enrollment is under way for 11 Pittsburgh public schools, including West Liberty K-5 in Brookline.
Pittsburgh's minority workforce statistics aren't flattering. That bothers a group of business executives and public officials, dubbed the Corporate Equity & Inclusion Roundtable, who said Thursday they will work to boost the metro region's dubious standing near the bottom of rankings that gauge minority employment and demographic representation.
A $5.75 million verdict will stand and there will be no new trial in the case against officers and board members of a former Pennsylvania nursing home, a federal judge recently ruled.
The shooting death of a 1-year-old boy at an East Hills cookout has left many in the community feeling outraged and fed up with the Black-on-Black violence.
Saying he wants to have more open lines of communication, particularly on issues pertaining to the African-American community, Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald, his Chief of Staff Jennifer Liptak and County Manager William McKain joined the New Pittsburgh Courier editorial board for the first of what he said could be quarterly meetings.
The piece by longtime Pittsburgh fan Jim Russell originally appeared on the website Pacific Standard and opened with this provocative lead paragraph: "What does a dying city look like? Brains are draining.
Treading Art has been putting together an amazing list of weekend events around Pittsburgh.
Pittsburgh Police and Fire crews respond to a hit and run accident at the intersection of Commonwealth Place and Boulevard of the Allies just before 3 p.m. today.
On the first Sunday of May I went to a Sunday Brunch at the Cabaret on Frankstown Avenue in Homewood.
Over the past two days, Punxsutawney-based Pennsylvania State Police have charged three individuals, including two local men, with delivery of heroin after search warrant and arrest warrants were served in two separate incidents - one at approximately 4:30 p.m. on Monday and another at approximately 12:45 p.m. on Tuesday.
A Pittsburgh police officer, along with a mother and her young child, are recovering from minor injuries after the cruiser collided with her vehicle and two parked cars.
When he started WindStax , a wind turbine manufacturing company, Pittsburgh native Ron Gdovic had a design idea and a two-garage space in Apollo.
Across the state and in the region, a bad bridge situation has gotten better in recent years.