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 News    June 28, 2016 

Two city girls take first, second places in National Marbles Championships

Haley Grenesko, 13, of Morningside was crowned the girls' champion at the 93rd National Marbles Tournament in Wildwood, New Jersey. Lauren Shuty, 12, of the South Side Flats was the girls' national...

 
 News    June 21, 2016

South Pittsburgh area students earn Dean's List honors at SRU

South Pittsburgh area students earning Dean’s List honors at Slippery Rock University include: Joseph B. Wagner; Marcus R. Kernan; Courtney J. Thornton; Joshua Reed; Lauren R. Fedorek; Gerald A. Hurney; Nathanael L. Morton; Alexandra K. Rodwick;...

 
 News    June 14, 2016

Lauren Shuty is this year's County girls marble champion

The Allegheny County Parks Department has announced the winners of the 2016 County Marbles Tournament, which took place June 2-4 in the Courthouse Courtyard.  In the girls’ division, 12-year-old Lauren Shuty of the South Side Flats was crowned...

 
 News    June 14, 2016

South Pittsburgh students earn PSU degrees

Commencement ceremonies, across Pennsylvania State University campuses, were held the May 6, 7 and 8. This spring Penn State awarded approximately 13,600 diplomas to students University-wide who are completing 429 associate, 11,064 baccalaureate,...

 
 News    June 14, 2016

Area students among those earning PSU Dean's List

South Pittsburgh area students earning Dean’s List honors for the spring term at Pennsylvania State University included: Kirstin A. Dean, Greater Allegheny Campus; Margot Dormer, University Park Campus; Nicole Duchnowska, University Park Campus;...

 
 News    May 31, 2016

Gasparik graduates Cum Laude

Wyatt R. Gasparik has graduated Cum Laude from Allegheny College in Meadville. A 2012 graduate of Pittsburgh's Central Catholic High School, He received a Bachelor's of Science Degree in Biology....

 
 News    May 31, 2016

South Side attorney joins ACBA Board of Governors

 The Allegheny County Bar Association (ACBA) has elected South Side resident Ronald L. Hicks, Jr. to its 2016-2017 Board of Governors and Officers. A partner at Meyer Unkovic & Scott, Mr. Hicks is a civil trial and appellate lawyer who for the past...

 
 News    May 3, 2016

Albert J. Suess, Jr. named Fraternal Societies' Fraternalist of the Year

The Fraternal Societies of Greater Pittsburgh (FSGP) has named Albert J. Suess Jr., director of sales and marketing for the Slovak Catholic Sokol, as the Fraternalist of the Year. The FSGP is...

 
 News    March 22, 2016

Slippery Rock Dean's List

South Pittsburgh area students were among those earning Dean’s List honors at Slippery Rock University for the fall 2015 semester. Area students earning the honors included: Joseph B. Wagner, Marcus R. Kernan, Courtney J. Thornton, Lauren R....

 
 News    March 22, 2016

St. John Bosco girls win Section, Diocesan Championship

The St. John Bosco Academy Varsity basketball girls team has made history for the 2015-2016 basketball season. The girls, coached by Ian Barrett and Mark Bernotas, were undefeated and won the Section...

 
 News    February 23, 2016

State Sen. Fontana re-elected vice-chair of PHEAA Board

Representative William F. Adolph, Jr. has been re-elected as Chairman of the PHEAA Board of Directors. Senator Wayne D. Fontana was re-elected as Vice Chairman of the Board. Representative Adolph has represented Delaware County’s 165th Legislative...

 
 News    February 9, 2016

South Pittsburgh students earn Dean's List at PSU

South Pittsburgh area students earning Dean’s List honors at Penn State University included: Douglas R Sauer, University Park Campus; Alicia F. Ferrilli, University Park Campus; Alyssa R. Palmer, University Park Campus; Dani N. Huggins, University...

 
 News    February 9, 2016

South Pittsburgh students graduate from Penn State

This fall 5,200 Penn State students received their diplomas. University-wide there were 275 associate, 3,800 baccalaureate, 895 master’s, 35 law and 225 doctoral degrees awarded. Students from the South Pittsburgh area earning their degrees...

 
 News    February 2, 2016  
 News    January 26, 2016

County Bar Association appoints South Side attorney to committee

The Allegheny County Bar Association has appointed attorney Ronald L. Hicks to serve on its new Ad Hoc Committee for Diversity and Gender Equality.  The ACBA recently formed the Diversity & Gender Equality Ad Hoc Committee to advise and assist its...

 
 News    January 19, 2016

Friends combine to develop a song for a California centennial

Friends for more than 60 years, two South Pittsburgh women joined together to develop a song for a California centennial. Dolores (Dorsey) Fortini McTaggart and Carolyn Stasenko Scharer attended the University of Pittsburgh on honor scholarships...

 
 News    January 19, 2016

Nina Ricciardi is named to St. Vincent Fall Dean's List

A South Pittsburgh student was among the 575 students named to the Dean’s List of Saint Vincent College for the fall 2015 semester, according to Dean of Studies Alice Kaylor. Nina Ricciardi, a senior in Political Science from South Side, earned...

 
 News    January 19, 2016

State Sen. Costa announces re-election bid

State Senate Democratic Leader Jay Costa (D-Allegheny) has announced he will seek re-election to the Senate of Pennsylvania from the 43rd District. “This is a very difficult time with many challenges to overcome, that’s why it’s important to...

 
 News    January 12, 2016

South Side attorney inducted into Academy of Trial Lawyers

Attorney Ronald L. Hicks, Jr., was inducted into the Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County at its 2015 fall meeting. A partner at Meyer Unkovic & Scott, Mr. Hicks is a civil trial and appellate lawyer who works closely with businesses and...

 
 News    December 8, 2015

South Side Attorney joins downtown firm

Ashley L. Wilkinson has joined the firm of Meyer, Unkovic & Scott as an associate. Ms. Wilkinson graduated summa cum laude from Duquesne University School of Law in 2015. She is a 2012 graduate...

 
 News    November 24, 2015  
 News    November 17, 2015

Violet and Kaylie join Austin

Five year-old Austin Lubawski got two special treats this last Halloween: twin baby sisters, Violet Rose and Kaylie Jean. Parents of the newly expanded family are Holly and Jared Lubawski of Baldwin....

 
 News    October 20, 2015

Senior volunteer tapped for council

Allentown Senior Center volunteer, Carmen Burrell, has been appointed to serve as a member of the Department of Human Services Area Agency on Aging Advisory Council. The appointment was recently...

 
 News    October 13, 2015

Withers named one of CNN's Heroes

Pittsburgh Mercy Health System (PMHS) has announced that Jim Withers, MD, founder and medical director of PMHS’ Operation Safety Net (OSN), has been named one of CNN’s Top Ten Heroes of 2015. Anderson Cooper, who hosts ‘CNN Heroes: An All-Star...

 
 By Tom Smith    News    October 6, 2015

Beltzhoover resident works toward gaining independence

Even with her own wheels, Darnisha Burney still needs a little help getting around. The 24-year-old lives with her aunt and grandmother in Beltzhoover, but enjoys being as independent as she can be...

 

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