More A&E: AAA gives 4 Western Pa. hotels diamond-level love
AAA announced its hotel ratings, with four regional hotels receiving acclaim.
Falling Rock at Nemacolin Woodlands Resort and Spa in Farmington received the AAA Five Diamond designation. Falling Rock has attained this prestigious rating consecutively since 2006. Only 0.4 percent of nearly 28,000 AAA Approved hotels receive the highest rating and, currently, only 118 hotels have it.
The Omni William Penn Hotel, the Renaissance Pittsburgh and the Fairmont Pittsburgh, all Downtown Pittsburgh, received the coveted AAA Four Diamond designation. The William Penn has maintained the rating consecutively since 2012, the Fairmont has received the honor since 2010 and the Renaissance has been on the list since 2002. Currently, just 1,587 hotels have a AAA Four Diamond rating.
Rite-Aid program gives $2M to PBS program
The Rite-Aid Foundation's KidCents program announced a $2 million donations to the Fred Rogers Company, a nonprofit specializing in creating quality children's programming for public television. The donation will be used to support production of “Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood,” the Emmy-nominated hit children's series that airs daily on PBS Kids. Details: pbskids.org/daniel