Category Archives: Pittsburgh

A visit to Old St. Luke’s Church, Carnegie, PA.

The number of times my wife or I have driven past Old St. Luke’s Church in Carnegie, PA., is likely in the hundreds. And numerous times the much better half has told me that she’d like to stop in and … Continue reading

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Pirates and baseball fans: Kang vs Marte

So, two of the projected most important pieces to the Pittsburgh Pirates team are on the sidelines. There’s no indication when or if infielder Jung Ho Kang will be given a visa to enter the United States. He’s been denied … Continue reading

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How about NO: Nonprofit wants to create “HOLLYWOOD” like sign in Pittsburgh

Don’t count me among those who support a Pittsburgh-area nonprofit’s effort to create a “PITTSBURGH” sign that would mimic the famed “HOLLYWOOD” sign. WESA has the details. One option for the sign’s future could be something akin to Hollywood’s iconic … Continue reading

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Pirates fans: Jung Ho DONE in Pittsburgh?

The Pittsburgh Pirates chances for success in 2017 are less likely without Jung Ho Kang. He reportedly has been denied a visa to enter the United States because of a DUI conviction. And that brings us to today’s poll question:

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Pittsburgh mayor, to local NFL team officials: Nope, no more public money for you!

The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports the mayor of Pittsburgh has a blunt message to the city’s NFL team owners: You’ve taken enough public money already. “What we’ve said is there is enough revenue being generated on that piece of land through … Continue reading

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A hockey player takes to the ice wearing number 66. Pittsburgh implodes. (Grow up.)

This message associated with this blog post is straightforward: The angry portion of the Pittsburgh sports fandom need to clam up. And grow up. A swath of the sports fans in this city is angry because… y’all ready for this… … Continue reading

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Gender pay gap is getting better, but…

…there is still a gap. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette takes a look at the results of a study conducted by the Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management at RMU. (Full disclosure: For those reading this who don’t know me, I’m employed by … Continue reading

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