Sunday Jul 20
Not all Pittsburgh region roads as bad as they look on paper
When an Act 47 financial overseer reported recently that 56 percent of Pittsburgh's streets were rated zero, meaning they were in worse-than-poor condition, it almost seemed too bad to be true.
Sunday Jul 20
For Women, Early Sexual Abuse Tied to Atherosclerosis Later in Life
Women who were sexually abused as children often show signs of atherosclerosis, an early indication of cardiovascular disease, according to new research.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Sexual abuse in childhood linked to signs of atherosclerosis in midlife
Women who were sexually abused as children may show signs of atherosclerosis, an early indication of cardiovascular disease, according to new research in the American Heart Association journal Stroke .
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Best Waffles In Pittsburgh
The process for waffle making was established in Medieval times as a way of making large communion wafers.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
PA: Port Authority of Allegheny County to Consider Funding Bus Rapid Transit
July 15--Funding for rapid bus service between Downtown and Oakland will be discussed on Tuesday at a special Port Authority of Allegheny County board meeting, where members are likely to reopen the 2014-15 budget.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
Road testing Yellow Cab, Lyft and Uber in Pittsburgh
The traditional Pittsburgh driver knows the route to travel to avoid crossing the same river twice in one trip.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Pittsburgh Late Summer Produce Guide
In Western Pennsylvania, farmers' markets abound throughout the summer. Local farms grow and sell fresh corn, cucumbers, zucchini, watermelon, squash and other summer favorites that make fresh cooking and healthy eating easy.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
God and Dick Scaife
I was saddened to wake up the morning of July 4 and learn that Richard Mellon Scaife, Pittsburgh billionaire, conservative philanthropist extraordinaire, and spearhead of Hillary Clinton's ominous "vast right-wing conspiracy," died at age 82. How appropriate that this patriot bid goodbye on July 4. It's fitting, too, that his death comes within a ... (more)
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Man versus spider
Once again, it was time to mow the grass. I opened the toolshed to find a large spider, about the size of my fist, hanging on the door.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Random Acts of Kindness: Pooh Bear delivery makes a difference after surgery
I went to a toy store in Robinson last week looking to purchase a Winnie the Pooh stuffed bear for my granddaughter.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
San Francisco Bay View
Lower Bottom Playaz present August Wilson's 'Two Trains Running'
The Lower Bottom Playaz, Inc., are a theater troupe in Oakland, a resident troupe at The Flight Deck, currently in their 14th season of theater production in the East Bay.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Pitt, Penn State remain highest in tuition nationally for public universities
The main campuses of the University of Pittsburgh and Penn State University are again at the top the national list of highest in-state tuition and required fees among four-year public colleges or universities.
PA: Port Authority Stabilizes But Isn't Ready to Restore Routes
June 30--Increased state funding has Port Authority of Allegheny County on solid financial footing for the first time in years, but the agency isn't ready to restore service to communities that lost it during cutbacks three years ago, officials said.