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Indiana couple’s bond grows stronger after devastating accident

By Rex Rutkoski 8:45 p.m.
It’s the phone call all of us dread — that someone you love has been seriously injured. That call came for the Murphy family and …

Road Trip! Destination: Chicago

By Mark Kanny 8:48 p.m.
Many Pittsburghers are rediscovering the urban joys of Downtown, which will naturally whet the appetite for other urban centers — among which Chicago ranks high. …

Cooking Class: Cuisine as varied as wine selection at Open Bottle Bistro

By Sandra Fischione Donovan 8:45 p.m.
Dave DeSimone believes people in the restaurant business need to be nimble. So, when he saw diners were having difficulty finding his last venture, Bridge …

Family honors son by funding Vandergrift library’s Teen Alley

By Joyce Hanz 8:45 p.m.
John Nichols departed his family too soon, but his memory endures with the generous creation of Teen Alley at the Vandergrift Public Library. John was …

Shooting for net-zero: Equal energy in, out of the home

By Bob Karlovits 8:48 p.m.
From the street, the row of windows in Dave Blair’s home in Monaca makes the 44-foot-long sunroom look well-suited to grab light. The 14 solar …

Garden Q&A: Dunk or seal skeeters away

By Jessica Walliser 8:48 p.m.
Question: I have a plastic 55-gallon barrel that I catch rain water in from a shed roof to use for watering tomato plants. This barrel …

Foundation arranges free maid service for women with cancer

By Deborah Weisberg
When she was diagnosed with breast cancer last year, Melissa Weir, a mother of three young children, thought she could keep up with household chores, …