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Monday, April 8, 2013, 9:00 p.m.
 

Say what? Tiny Hyde Park wants a paid borough manager because, according to the ordinance creating the position, the job of running the borough is placing an “undue burden” on the elected council members. Even forgetting the inherent responsibilities of being an elected official, are they really arguing that running a borough of 500 residents is too much work for seven elected councilmen?

Good to see: The grassroots effort to restore the once-popular Glade Run Lake seems to be going strong. Residents, not politicians, are spearheading this effort but they're pulling in the necessary government support to garner financial aid and to make sure the project is done properly.

Sigh: The Pittsburgh Pirates are trying to avoid their 21st-straight losing season. But they're not exactly inspiring confidence. Going into Monday night's late game in Arizona against the Diamondbacks, the Bucs were off to their worst start since 2006. The Pirates begin a 10-game homestand on Friday. First up are the Cincinnati Reds. Here's to there being no place like home.

 

 
 


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