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 News    March 31, 2015

Edinboro Dean's List

South Pittsburgh area students have earned Dean’s List honors at Edinboro University for the fall term. Those students earning the honors include: Gabrielle N. Sally, Jami L. Szalla, Kenneth C. Vinston, Miawna G. Johnson and Elissa V....

 
 News    March 17, 2015

St. John Bosco Academy girls take their second Diocesan Championship

The St. John Bosco Academy (formerly Brookline Regional Catholic) Girls JV basketball team went undefeated winning the 2014-2015 Section and Diocesan Championship. The team now has back-to-back...

 
 News    March 17, 2015

Link announces candidacy for school board

Tracy Link of Mt. Washington has announced she is a candidate for Pittsburgh Public School Board Director for District 6 which includes Mt. Washington, Banksville, Brookline and Beechview.M Ms. Links was born and raised in Pittsburgh. She has been...

 
 News    March 10, 2015

Hilltop native celebrates 70 years with Maryknoll Sisters

Sister Marie Morgan, who served as a pharmacist at Queen of the World Hospital, Kansas City, MO, and pastoral worker in Mexico and Central America, is celebrate 70 years with Maryknoll Sisters this ye...

 
 News    March 3, 2015

Rudiak to run for city controller

City Councilwoman Natalia Rudiak has announced her candidacy to be the first female City Controller of Pittsburgh. “I’m running for City Controller to fight for stronger schools and vibrant neighborhoods. I will bring fiscal leadership to...

 
 News    February 24, 2015

Sen. Wayne Fontana re-elected vice chairman of PHEAA Board

Representative William F. Adolph, Jr. has been re-elected as chairman of the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA) Board of Directors. Senator Wayne D. Fontana was re-elected as vice chairman of the board. Representative Adolph has...

 
 News    February 24, 2015

Pittsburgh marathon inducts three into its Hall of Fame

Pittsburgh Three Rivers Marathon, Inc. (P3R) has announced its seventh class of inductees to the Pittsburgh Marathon Hall of Fame. The 2015 award recipients with local ties include accomplished marathoners Mary Alico, Terry Stanley and Eric Wilkins...

 
 News    February 17, 2015

Area students earn PSU Dean's List

South Pittsburgh area students were among those earning Dean’s List honors at The Pennsylvania State University during the fall term. Earning the honors were: Mia C Coelho, University Park Campus; Nicole Duchnowska, University Park Campus; Alicia...

 
 News    February 10, 2015

PSU graduates from the South Pittsburgh area

Fall commencement ceremonies were held December 20, 2014 for The Pennsylvania State University. The university awarded approximately 5,030 diplomas to students system-wide. These included 244 associate, 3,650 baccalaureate, 885 master’s, 19 law...

 
 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...

 

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