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 News    January 27, 2015 

Councilman Kraus will seek third term on council

Pittsburgh’s City Council President Bruce A. Kraus has announced his campaign for re-election. “I am excited to announce my bid for re-election.” said Mr. Kraus who is serving his second term on council, “Through public private partnerships,...

 
 News    January 20, 2015

Sen. Fontana appointed Democratic chair of Urban Affairs and Housing Committee

State Senator Wayne Fontana has been named Democratic Chair of the Senate Urban Affairs and Housing Committee. “I am pleased with this committee assignment and will use my position to help cities like Pittsburgh and its outlying communities grow...

 
 News    January 13, 2015

Senator Fontana sworn in to another term

With family, friends and supporters on hand, State Senator Wayne Fontana took the oath of office on Tuesday, Jan. 6, and pledged to continue fighting for jobs, economic investment and tax relief. First elected in 2005, the Brookline lawmaker ran unop...

 
 News    January 13, 2015

Rep. Readshaw begins 11th term

State Rep. Harry Readshaw, D-Allegheny, took the oath of office on Tuesday, Jan. 6, to begin his 11th term in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. “To be entrusted with an office like this just once is gratifying,” Rep. Readshaw said....

 
 News    January 13, 2015

Rep. Wheatley named minority Finance Committee chairman

State Rep. Jake Wheatley, D-Allegheny, was sworn in Tuesday, Jan. 6, to his seventh term representing Pittsburgh’s 19th Legislative District and will begin serving in the key post of minority chairman of the House Finance Committee. Mr. Wheatley...

 
 News    January 13, 2015

Local Senate Democrats named committee chairs

Senate Democrats announced their committee chairs for the 2015-2016 legislative session. “Senate Democratic caucus members who have been selected as Democratic chairs of committees have wide-ranging experience and expertise to make significant...

 
 News    December 30, 2014

Two Hilltop women earn honors as 'Women of Excellence'

Two Hilltop women were for their community service recently when they were named two of The New Pittsburgh Courier’s 50 Women of Excellence for 2014. Bibiana Hill and Pastor Cheryl Ruffin received the awards at a ceremony on December 11 at the...

 
 News    December 30, 2014

Readshaw appointed to Military Community Enhancement Commission

State Rep. Harry Readshaw, D-Allegheny, has been appointed by Gov. Tom Corbett to serve as a member of the Military Community Enhancement Commission.  The MCEC was established by Act 161 of 2014, to replace the former Military Community Protection...

 
 News    November 18, 2014

Readshaw to be honored by state optometric group

State Rep. Harry Readshaw, D-Allegheny, will be recognized as a Distinguished Legislator by the Pennsylvania Optometric Association at its annual convention Nov. 22 at the Hershey Lodge and Convention Center. The award is presented to state legislato...

 
 News    November 18, 2014

Costa re-elected leader; Senate Democratic leadership team chosen

Senate Democratic Leader Sen. Jay Costa (D-Allegheny) was re-elected to lead his caucus in the next legislative session. Sen. Costa will be joined by a leadership team that will assist in devising policy solutions on key issues such as job...

 
 News    November 18, 2014

Fontana elected to serve as Senate Democratic Caucus Chairman

 State Senate Democrats unanimously elected state Senator Wayne D. Fontana (D-Brookline) to serve as Democratic Caucus chairman for the coming two-year legislative session. The caucus chairman sets the daily caucus agenda and leads the discussion...

 
 News    November 4, 2014

City Theatre appoints McNeel new managing director

James McNeel as been appointed City Theatre's next managing director starting January 5. Mr. McNeel is succeeding Mark R. Power who has served in the role for the past four years with the South...

 
 News    August 19, 2014

South Sider to celebrate her 100th birthday

Martha Lech, a life-long resident of Enon Way in South Side, and a life-long member of Prince of Peace Parish (St. Adalbert's) celebrates her 100th birthday on August 25. She is the only surviving...

 
 News    July 15, 2014

Msgr. Cianca to be ordained Bishop

The Most Reverend, John P. Walzer, D.D. Patriarch of the Charismatic Catholic Church will ordain and consecrate Victor Stephen Cianca to the Sacred Order of Bishop in Christ’s One, Holy, Catholic and Apostolic Church on Saturday, July 26 at 2 p.m....

 
 News    July 1, 2014

St. Vincent students earn Dean's List

Five South Pittsburgh students were among the 576 students named to the Dean’s List of Saint Vincent College for the spring 2014 semester. In order to qualify for the Dean’s List, a student must achieve a semester grade point average of 3.5 or...

 
 News    June 24, 2014

Area students make PSU list

South Pittsburgh area students earning Dean’s List honors at Pennsylvania State University for the last term included: Nicholas R. Bittner, University Park Campus; Tesia L. Clemons, University Park Campus; Mia C Coelho, University Park Campus;...

 
 News    June 24, 2014

Two from area PSU graduates

South Pittsburgh area students graduating from Pennsylvania State University include: Nicholas R. Bittner, University Park Campus, B S in Environmental Resource Management and Denzel D. Middleton, University Park Campus, B S in Biobehavioral...

 
 News    June 10, 2014

State Rep. Harry Readshaw named Thompson Outstanding Legislator

State Rep. Harry Readshaw, D-Allegheny, was honored recently with the Pennsylvania Dental Association's Kay Thompson Outstanding Legislator Award. Kay Thompson, DDS, was the first woman student to...

 
 News    June 3, 2014

Councilwoman Natalia Rudiak receives leadership award

The Young Elected Officials (YEO) Network honored Pittsburgh City Councilwoman Natalia Rudiak with their prestigious Leadership Award for her work engaging young elected officials across Pennsylvania on May 18. Since being appointed as the...

 
 News    May 27, 2014

St. Vincent graduates

Three hundred thirteen students were awarded bachelor’s or master’s degrees by President Br. Norman W. Hipps, O.S.B., in a traditional public ceremony which recognized the completion of their degree studies at the 168th annual commencement of...

 
 News    May 20, 2014

Drew Miller graduates from DU

Drew Paul Miller has graduated from Duquesne University with a Bachelor of Science, Nursing degree. Drew, a graduate of Seton LaSalle High School, is the son of Sue and Dean Miller of Bon Air and grandson of Jean and Wayne Miller of Mount Oliver...

 

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