World leaders and …
World leaders and survivors gathered today to honor the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz death camp.See more
Penguins star Sidney …
Penguins star Sidney Crosby is banned from this week’s game against the Winnipeg Jets because he didn’t participate in the NHL All-Star Game.See more
Neighborhood groups around …
Neighborhood groups around Pittsburgh are turning up the heat on landlords who pack as many as eight college students into single-family homes.See more
Farm markets keep …
Farm markets keep customers coming throughout the year, stocking shelves with specialty items and offering an assortment of events.See more
The products of …
The products of Cranberry-based MSA Safety, which protect workers in dangerous jobs, continue to see an increase in demand.See more
Blizzard howls its way into Boston but largely spares NYCBy The Associated Press 9:20 a.m.
BOSTON — A howling blizzard heaped snow on Boston, the rest of eastern Massachusetts and …
Crosby banned from Jets game because he missed All-Star GameBy Josh Yohe
Coach Mike Johnston didn’t even know about the policy. Neither did right wing Craig Adams, …
National Weather Service to evaluate work after missed call on stormBy The Associated Press 9:07 a.m.
MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. — A National Weather Service official says the agency will evaluate its storm modeling after …
- Pittsburgh cracks down on overcrowded houses 10:31 a.m.
- Owner of Italian Village Pizza stores gets house arrest for tax evasion 11:57 a.m.
- Crews attempting to repair water main break in Brentwood 11:57 a.m.
- Funeral for Joey Fabus, honorary Bethel Park police officer, draws crowd 10:31 a.m.
- Woman sought in ‘friendly fire’ fatal shooting in Brighton Heights
2 guns found at Propel Braddock Hills; 2 students arrestedBy Michael Hasch
Police arrested two students after finding two guns Monday afternoon at the Propel Braddock Hills charter school, prompting officers from more than a dozen communities and hundreds of worried parents …
- Tanker crash closes lane of Turnpike in Penn Township 8:57 a.m.
- Veterans Court in session in Westmoreland for first time 11:38 a.m.
- Former Steelers LB Haggans to do time in Westmoreland jail
- New Year’s Eve sales set LCB record
- Hempfield votes to fill public works job with interim director Cisco
Westmoreland County Prison visitation goes digitalBy Rich Cholodofsky 11:37 a.m.
Video visitation for inmates at Westmoreland County Prison started Monday in a months-long delay. After a successful three-week trial period when the online visits were free, county prison officials began charging $15 for a 25-minute session. “They’re working through a …
- U.S. Steel warns it may lay off almost 2,000 workers in Alabama, Texas 11:00 a.m.
- Emergency room visits decline as navigators steer patients to proper medical care 11:00 a.m.
- Drops in gasoline prices won’t likely last, analysts say
- Astrobotic lands $1 million Google Lunar XPRIZE
- Milk industry swats back at ‘anti-dairy’ trend 11:00 a.m.
MSA Safety products in demand to protect workers in dangerous jobsBy John D. Oravecz 11:00 a.m.
When four firefighters were forced to jump from the third story of a burning building in Ottawa, Ontario, in 2007, they didn’t have modern bail-out systems built into their self-contained …
- Film review: ‘Me and Earl and the Dying Girl’ draws heartfelt laughs, tears
- Romero’s son plans ‘Living Dead’ origins story
- Bloomfield bookstore owner bucks naysayers
- Review: ‘Rodelinda’ a big success for Pittsburgh Opera
Pittsburgh-set ‘Me and Earl’ big at Sundance, gets distribution dealBy Variety.com
Fox Searchlight has landed the Pittsburgh-based movie “Me and Earl and the Dying Girl.” The dramedy about a Squirrel Hill high-school student who is basically strong-armed by his mother into …
- Highlands Prom Fashion Show is charity fundraiser 10:25 a.m.
- Auction watch: Internet-only auction includes estate-sale bounty
- Pittsburgh Film Office warms up with pre-Oscar party
- Friday Evening Music Club hosts student recital in Greensburg
Western Pa. farm markets keep customers coming when nothing’s growingBy Alice T. Carter
For most of the year, farm markets have no problem attracting customers. Pots of brightly colored annuals, ears of corn and red tomatoes fresh from the field, Halloween pumpkins and …
- State of the Union gives false hope to entry-level employees
- Adding more fuel to racial fire
- Islam has been hijacked by Wahhabism
- Jews, outnumbered by Muslims, suffer under mob rule
- Rogue states feel the oil pinch
Pittsburgh schools that workBy Esther L. Bush & Jonathan Cetel
Although it remains plagued by a racial divide that leads to disparate outcomes for its young people, Pittsburgh is a resilient city filled with little gems that undermine the myth that race and poverty are overwhelming barriers to success. One …