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Emergency water main repairs close SB Becks Run Road in Carrick area
Emergency repairs to a water main in Carrick will shut down alternating lanes of Becks Run Road through Saturday morning.
9 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Traffic Road Infrastructure Civil engineering Allegheny County Pennsylvania Street Lane Pittsburgh metropolitan area
CCAC exploring ways to serve displaced ITT students
Students displaced by Tuesday’s abrupt closure of ITT Technical Institute, including its Pittsburgh area campuses, are being invited to explore the feasibility of finishing their education at Community College of Allegheny County.
20 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Allegheny County Pennsylvania University Electronics Armstrong County Pennsylvania Information technology Pittsburgh metropolitan area Pittsburgh Allegheny River
Judge acquits man in fatal shooting of dead girlfriend's mother
A federal convict who was on trial for killing his dead girlfriend’s mother in her West Mifflin home was acquitted today on homicide, conspiracy and burglary charges.
-1 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Allegheny County Pennsylvania English-language films Crime Pittsburgh metropolitan area Burglary American films Criminal law Monongahela River
Obituary: Walter C. Walendziewicz / Spanish teacher at West Mifflin High School for 34 years
To generations of students who passed through the halls of West Mifflin Area High School, the Spanish teacher with the distinctive mustache and seemingly unpronounceable Polish last name — Walendziewicz — was known simply as “Señor Wal.”
-1 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Teacher Education Allegheny County Pennsylvania Pleasant Hills Pennsylvania Pittsburgh metropolitan area School Doo-wop
Mother accused of overdosing two sons denied bond
An East McKeesport woman accused of overdosing her two sons was denied bail Thursday.
-1 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Allegheny County Pennsylvania Pittsburgh metropolitan area Assault Braddock Hills Pennsylvania Common law Crimes Aggravation Boroughs in Pennsylvania
Obituary: Robert Mousseau / Teacher whose dedication kept him in the classroom for decades
At one point early in his career as a high school math and science teacher, Robert “Bob” Mousseau left to become a quality control engineer for a local steel company.
5 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | High school Pittsburgh metropolitan area Allegheny County Pennsylvania Family Education Graduation College School
Dozens of Pittsburgh-area school districts announce 2-hour delays
Dozens of schools in the Pittsburgh area have announced two-hour delays for the start of school today due to the overnight snow that blanketed the region.
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Obituary: Jerome J. Jones / Firefighter whose life changed after Bricelyn Street fire
A single tragedy could have defined the life of retired Pittsburgh firefighter Jerome Jones, had he let it.
1357 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Family Firefighter Smoke Pittsburgh metropolitan area Allegheny County Pennsylvania Smoke inhalation Son Fire
Obituary: Thomas Dana Cramer / Steel executive assisted those restarting careers
Thomas Dana Cramer’s legacy isn’t limited to the work he did. It extends also to the work he was able to help others do.
-2 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Pennsylvania Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh Allegheny County Pennsylvania Pittsburgh metropolitan area Lawrence William Cramer The Work
Pooper scooper owner set to plead in fake federal badge case
PITTSBURGH (AP) - A Pennsylvania man whose company scoops up pet poop is scheduled to plead guilty to charges he flashed a fake Secret Service identification card and badge when he was pulled over by a police officer, and to get the "government rate" for a hotel room. Fifty-three-year-old Christopher ...
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Connellsville hires business manager away from Penn Hills
The Penn Hills School District this week lost its business manager, who is leaving for another district after being hired less than a year ago to right Penn Hills’ financial ship after years of turmoil.
34 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Pittsburgh metropolitan area Connellsville Area School District Allegheny County Pennsylvania Washington County Pennsylvania School districts in Pennsylvania Management Board of directors Salary
In Pittsburgh, Muslims work to overcome perception
Being a Muslim in the U.S. has not been easy in this year of heated political rhetoric and deadly terrorism claimed by Islamic extremist groups. While those events dominate the news, American Muslims — especially those who advocate for greater public understanding — had a couple of recent cherishable moments but say more of those moments are needed to avoid stigmatization.
335 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Islam United States Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Muslim Greensburg Pennsylvania Muhammad Pittsburgh metropolitan area Qur'an
At Westinghouse, a smooth transition despite early challenges
The first two weeks of the school year at Westinghouse 6-12 were met with a handful of unexpected challenges.
362 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Pittsburgh metropolitan area Education High school Energy Allegheny County Pennsylvania Student Transitional fossil Twitter