Eric Heyl

Tributes to Cardille a testament to impact he had on Pittsburghers

Bill Cardille had every right to be irked. Two years ago, I called the legendary local broadcaster immediately after he had been let go from ...

Heyl: Terrible Towel flub could be turning point in Ryan's political career

Ready the bronze bust. House Speaker Paul Ryan committed a blunder Monday that makes him worthy of instant induction into the Political Sports Gaffe Hall ...

Heyl: History center aims to preserve rich era in Pittsburgh's musical past

Among locals of a certain age, this effort is bound to strike a chord. Those who recall frequenting long-closed nightclubs to see long-defunct Pittsburgh bands ...

91-year-old joins esteemed company in France's Legion d'honneur

This final medal has been a long time coming. When John Nicora served in the Army during World War II, he never dreamed he'd receive ...

States of America not so united anymore

You don't have to be a math whiz to recognize that America's largest problem at the moment involves long division. Racial, political, economic and social ...

Pittsburgh's greats to take form of super-sized puppets in bicentennial bash

Andy Warhol will be among those marching Saturday in Pittsburgh's bicentennial parade. Given the late artist's frequent indulgences in the avant-garde, the city native probably ...

Heyl: Teetotaler Trump's appeal among beer buyers should concern Clinton

The drinking demographic belongs to The Donald. Hillary Clinton leads Donald Trump in the presidential campaign, according to an average of multiple polls calculated by ...

Heyl: Reality shines harshly on PennDOT's driver data security claims

When it comes to protecting millions of motorists' personal information, PennDOT frequently hits bumps in the road. The transportation department long has claimed there is ...

Rendell: Friend to politicians in need (of a good attorney)

Even the corrupt need a champion. In Pennsylvania, crooked politicians have theirs in former Gov. Ed Rendell. Much like Will Rogers never met a man ...

Heyl: Broken handcycle sets back paralyzed cyclist in world record hunt

One moment, Attila Domos was cruising effortlessly through the streets of Squirrel Hill on his handcycle. The next moment, the paraplegic musician found himself ...

Cost of Mayor Peduto's office remodeling eludes controller's audit queries

If you ever need masonry work done on your property, consider hiring Pittsburgh Department of Public Works employees. They appear exceptionally skilled at stonewalling. Those talents ...