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  1. PA: Bus Rapid Transit Link from Oakland to Downtown Slow to ActualizeRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Mass Transit

    Six years of discussions and almost $6 million in public money are behind a proposal to build a dedicated transit link between Oakland and Downtown. But key details, including the precise route, ridership levels and the economic impact on Uptown, are still more than a year away, and the $200 million project hinges on securing federal funding.


  2. Chronicle: Taste of the 'BurghRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh



  3. Century Club: Arts and education supporter, Ann Power Wardrop, turns 100Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Post-gazette.com

    Ann Wardrop is well known in Pittsburgh for her dedication to the arts. But her real passions are education and community service.


  4. PA: Port Authority Committee to Focus on Natural Gas Bus Fleet for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Mass Transit

    PA: Port Authority Committee to Focus on Natural Gas Bus Fleet for Proposed Rapid Transit Line from Downtown to Oakland Buses that will run along Port Authority of Allegheny County's proposed bus rapid-transit line from Downtown to Oakland will be fueled by natural gas, the agency's board chairman said Friday. Chairman Bob Hurley announced at a Port Authority meeting that he established a committee that will study locations for a new Port Authority garage that could serve compressed natural gas buses, a project that could cost $70 million to $80 million.


  5. Warhol family to tell story of 'Uncle Andy' in documentaryRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 1 | Washington Times

    ... are themselves," Best said in a telephone interview today. For the past eight years, the couple has lived in South Oakland in the home where Warhol resided with his parents and two older brothers, Paul and John. After Andrej Warhola died, Paul ...


  6. Mind over mucus? CMU researcher gives subjects common colds to test...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | Post-gazette.com

    ... genre, this is a real-life science story, one not set in Transylvania but in Pennsylvania Pittsburgh's Oakland area, to be precise. For three decades, noted psychologist Sheldon Cohen of Carnegie Mellon University and others have conducted ...


  7. 2Do this week, March 1-8: Cultural events around PittsburghRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Post-gazette.com

    Sheri Fink, a physician and Pulitzer Prize-winning author of "Five Days at Memorial," speaks at 7:30 p.m. in Oakland's Carnegie Music Hall, 4400 Forbes Ave., as part of Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures Literary Evenings, Monday Night Lectures series. The lecture is sold out, but for last-minute tickets, visit the box office in the outer lobby when it opens at 6:30 p.m. To be placed on a waiting list for tickets, call 412-622-8866.


  8. Career Talk Employers-Now HiringRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | CBS Local

    ... shift Overhead crane operator - McKees Rocks - $11hr Hotel Maintenance Supervisor - 3 yrs exp - pay negotiable - Oakland 1st shift machine operator - Coraopolis - $ 10hr 2nd shift Housekeepers needed - Robinson Township $9hr Please call to be ...


  9. Andy Warhol family members to tell the story of - Uncle Andy' in documentaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... themselves," Mr. Best said in a telephone interview today. For the past eight years, the couple has lived in South Oakland in the home where Warhol resided with his parents and two older brothers, Paul and John. After Andrej Warhola died, Paul ...


  10. How to improve police-community relations in PittsburghRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... where unidentified police contingents corralled and arrested young people peacefully assembled on Schenley Plaza in Oakland after the G-20 left town, appeared to be an unleashing of frustrated police elements. That incident was never adequately ...


  11. Schenley Gardens hearing ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Business Journal

    A hearing is scheduled Thursday in downtown Pittsburgh over violations and fines totaling nearly $30,000 against one of the region's biggest residential facilities for the elderly. The state Department of Health and Human Services has levied fines of $29,391 against Schenley Gardens, a 164-bed personal care home in Oakland for violations dating back a year.


  12. Exclusive: PNC's Rohr on why he thinks Hill District prime for next burst of developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Business Journal

    ... Great views. It may not be as populated, much of it is empty lots now. But it shouldn't be an island. You've got Oakland busting at the seams, Pitt wanting to grow, downtown Pittsburgh is jammed and there's the Civic Arena site development . We have ...


  13. Chancellor Gallagher to Be Installed at Honors ConvocationRead the original story

    Monday Feb 23 | PressReleasePoint

    Patrick Gallagher will be formally installed as chancellor and chief executive officer of the University of Pittsburgh at the University's 39th annual Honors Convocation. The convocation will be held Feb. 28, the 228th anniversary of the University's founding.


  14. Obituary: Ernest Sternglass / Lobbied against expansion of the use of radiation from nuclear falloutRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Post-gazette.com

    ... and New York City as part of his wife, Marilyn's, career in academia as a reading specialist. They returned to Oakland in retirement. Mr. Sternglass remained active in the physics world, advocating his views on particle physics and the theory of the ...


  15. Obituary: Marion Petrov / She taught generations of ballet students hereRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... who deftly guided students through their paces, died of complications from Alzheimer's disease at her home in Oakland on Saturday. She was 80. Mrs. Petrov met her husband while touring in Sweden with the company founded by Leonide Massine, one of ...


  16. Bus meets bike: How the next wave of commuters is changing the urban landscapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | POP City

    This is Part Three of Pop City's three-story series on transportation issues within Pittsburgh and across Pennsylvania. As Pittsburgh moves forward in developing its transportation infrastructure, a classic simple machine of the mid-1800s is in the foreground of development discussions: the bicycle.


  17. City calendar: 02/16/15Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 15 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    BLUFF: The Duquesne University Human Rights Film Series continues with the screening of "Fourth World" at 7 p.m. in Room 105 in College Hall. The documentary draws attention to the one-sixth of the world's population who are oppressed, forgotten and live in slums.


  18. Stylebook Snapshot: Art Institute of Pittsburgh fashion design grad...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 14 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... Hill loving to draw. Sketching people eventually translated into sketching clothes for them. After graduating from Oakland Catholic High School, Ms. Vairo lived for two years in Italy - where her parents are from - and studied at Polimoda ...


  19. Snow squalls cause whiteout conditions, accidents throughout Pittsburgh areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 14 | WPXI

    ... accident was reported on East Ohio Street in Pittsburgh. Low visibility, and slick roads also impacted drivers in Oakland and on Interstate 279. Some vehicles pulled over on the Parkway West. Viewers from across the Channel 11 News viewing area, ...


  20. Obama moves to build synapse between government, tech industryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | Post-gazette.com

    Information sharing between the private sector and federal government could help ward off cyber threats that challenge national security, public safety and the economy, President Barack Obama said Friday before signing an executive order encouraging just that. His address at The White House Summit on Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection at Stanford University in California was livestreamed in 18 cities across the nation, including here, coinciding with the Pittsburgh Cybersecurity Forum at the University of Pittsburgh.


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