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  1. Obituary: Vernon F. Gallagher / Duquesne president expanded campus in the 1950sRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 15 | Post-gazette.com

    ... religious calling, so I don't think he was a lot of trouble" as a child, said Mr. Gallagher's stepson, Bob Adams of Emsworth. Following that calling, Mr. Gallagher became a Catholic priest with the Holy Ghost Fathers in 1939. He earned a master's ...

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  2. Holy Family and others are right to lend a hand against migrant hysteriaRead the original story

    Aug 1, 2014 | Post-gazette.com

    ... the public schools, social services and health systems largely funded by the states." Holy Family Institute in Emsworth has agreed to take up to three dozen migrant youths, age 12 or younger, a decision that has generated low-level hysteria from ...

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  3. Shelters for child border-crossers aren't all government-runRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2014 | CBS News

    ... immigrant children will be picked up crossing the border into the U.S. this year. Vicente Arenas s... Residents of Emsworth, Pa., gathered to discuss a local children's home's decision to make room for three dozen children caught illegally ...

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  4. Catholic group's plan to house migrant children meets support in Pa. townRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2014 | CBS News

    Residents of Emsworth, Pa., gathered to discuss a local children's home's decision to make room for three dozen children caught illegally crossing the U.S.-Mexico border

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  5. Pa. town applauds plan to shelter migrant childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2014 | CBS News

    ... alone . Yankoski, the chief executive officer of Holy Family Institute, a Catholic children's home and school in Emsworth, says she has room for up to 36 unaccompanied alien children, or UACs. Yankoski says her decision to take in some UACs - more ...

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  6. State legislators cite 'risks' of illegal migrant childrenRead the original story

    Jul 29, 2014 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... to a sponsor. Holy Family Institute held a meeting Tuesday night to discuss its plan to bring child immigrants to Emsworth. Mayor Bill Peduto said in a statement Tuesday that children from Central America are welcome in the city. Gov. Tom Corbett ...

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  7. Holy Family Institute to meet with Emsworth residents on immigrant children concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2014 | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    Tonight the head of the Holy Family Institute and a representative of the Pittsburgh Catholic Diocese will host a meeting to answer Emsworth residents' questions about the institute's plans to host up to 36 immigrant children who have crossed into the United States illegally during the ongoing crisis at the Mexican border.

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  8. Students at Emsworth school build their own desksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2014 | Post-gazette.com

    If carpentry was a good enough profession for "our patron saint Joseph," Sister Linda Yankowsk said it's good enough for her students at the soon-to-open Holy Family Academy in Emsworth.

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  9. Church response to refugees is part of pro-life call, bishop saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2014 | DFW Catholic

    ... The bishop announced that Holy Family Institute, a ministry of the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth, in Emsworth, Pa., will be offering aid to young children fleeing Central America. He explained that the diocese respects the law and right of ...

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  10. PoliticsPA: Corbett reluctant to allow immigrant children into PennsylvaniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2014 | Business Journal

    The Holy Family Institute in Emsworth, Allegheny County, has offered to take care of some of the child immigrants from Central America, but Gov. Tom Corbett is worried about the spread of disease.

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  11. Bishop Zubik Defends Holy Family Institute, Fostering Immigrant ChildrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2014 | CBS Local

    And despite some criticism, the Holy Family institute in Emsworth will become a shelter for 20 of those kids at a time, to receive food, shelter, clothing and education.

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  12. Pa. children's home to shelter up to 30 undocumented immigrant kids in border crisis: Right call?Read the original story

    Jul 17, 2014 | PennLive.com

    ... to 30 undocumented immigrant children under age 12, Pittsburgh station WTAE is reporting. Holy Family Institute in Emsworth, Pa., will be home for the children who are in the United States illegally until they are reunited with their families or ...

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  13. Holy Family Institute Hosting Child Refugees From Central AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2014 | CBS Local

    ... Central America for the chance of new life in the United States. Sister Linda Yankoski, of Holy Family Institute in Emsworth, says she feels obligated to give them at least temporary shelter. "We are answering that call on the basis of what our ... 23 comments

  14. Emsworth's Holy Family Institute wants to take in children crossing borderRead the original story

    Jul 16, 2014 | WPXI

    Holy Family Institute in Emsworth wants to provide temporary shelter to children who have entered the United States illegally without parents or guardians, generating concerns among some residents.

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  15. School to offer jobs for studentsRead the original story

    Jul 4, 2014 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    A new Catholic high school opening this fall in Emsworth will provide jobs to students to help them pay their tuition and gain work experience.

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  16. Stanwix Street closure to cause bus detours until 4 p.m. todayRead the original story

    May 22, 2014 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... sooner. Cranes are lifting air conditioning units to the roof of an apartment building. Routes affected are 19L Emsworth Limited, 20 Kennedy, 21 Coraopolis, 22 McCoy, 24 West Park, 26 Chartiers, 27 Fairywood, 36 Banksville, 38 Green Tree, O1 Ross ...

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  17. KKK fliers appear in CanonsburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2014 | The Almanac

    ... phone numbers are based in North Carolina and Virginia. The same fliers were posted earlier this month throughout Emsworth Borough in Allegheny County. Canonsburg Mayor Dave Rhome said he believes this is an isolated incident. He is unsure if a ...

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  18. KKK fliers appear in CanonsburgRead the original story

    May 1, 2014 | O-R Online

    ... up in the area. Local media reported that identical fliers were posted on telephone poles last month throughout Emsworth Borough in Allegheny County. And in Fairview Township, York County, one branch of the KKK formed a neighborhood watch group in ...

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  19. Autopsy confirms Pa. man bled to death in car -Read the original story

    Mar 19, 2014 | Pocono Record

    ... reports that the Allegheny County medical examiner concluded Tuesday that the death of 34-year-old John Yuhas of Emsworth stemmed from a ruptured stent and was due to natural causes. Investigators said Yuhas' girlfriend told them he called her early ...

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