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Statement by Mayor William Peduto on UPMC Mercy Vision and Rehabilitation Hospital

Mayor William Peduto today issued the following statement in favor of plans for a new UPMC Mercy Vision and Rehabilitation Hospital in...

 

Councilman Lavelle Announces a Community Benefits Agreement with UPMC Mercy Hospital

COUNCILMAN LAVELLE ANNOUNCES A COMMUNITY BENEFITS AGREEMENT WITH UPMC MERCY HOSPITAL   Councilman Lavelle has reached a community...

 

Former Special Agent Shines a Light on Slavery Then & Now in New Book with Foreword by Mike Tomlin

Former Special Agent Shines a Light on Slavery Then & Now in New Book with Foreword by Mike Tomlin    ...

 

Charter Flights Between China and Pittsburgh International Airport Launches

CHARTER FLIGHTS BETWEEN CHINA AND PITTSBURGH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT WILL LAUNCHES   Pittsburgh becomes first mid-sized U.S....

 

Pittsburgh Opera is pleased to announce veteran fund-raiser Michael Braxton as the new Director of Development.

Pittsburgh Opera is pleased to announce veteran fund-raiser Michael Braxton as the new Director of Development....

 

White Terrorists Are Winning by Jack L. Daniel, PUM Contributor

WHITE TERRORISTS ARE WINNING!                   After...

 

New City Guidelines Adopted on Protest Activity and Response

New City Guidelines Adopted on Protest Activity and Response In the past five weeks since the shooting in East Pittsburgh Borough of...

 

Wheatley introduces legislation to legalize marijuana

Wheatley introduces legislation to legalize marijuana      Pointing to the success similar programs are having in...

 

City Releases Pittsburgh Equity Indicators Report: A Baseline Measurement for Enhancing Equity in Pittsburgh

City Releases Pittsburgh Equity Indicators Report: A Baseline Measurement for Enhancing Equity in Pittsburgh   As part of the...

 

PPG Appoints Malesia Dunn, Executive Director, PPG Foundation and Corporate Global Social Responsibility

PPG (NYSE:PPG) today announced the appointment of Malesia Dunn as executive director, PPG Foundation and corporate global social responsibility....

 

SSA Names Lillian Grate Director of Equity, Inclusion and Community Relations

Lillian Grate Joins Shady Side Academy as Director of Equity, Inclusion & Community Relations   FOX CHAPEL – ...

 

PUM One on One: Aleta Richards, Sr. VP, Coatings, Adhesives & Specialties- N. America Covestro

PUM One on One with Aleta Richards,  Sr. Vice President, Coatings, Adhesives & Specialties - N. America at Covestro...

 

Governor Wolf Signs Clean Slate Bill, Calls for More Criminal Justice Reform

Governor Wolf Signs Clean Slate Bill, Calls for More Criminal Justice Reform Governor Tom Wolf was joined by Representative Sheryl...

 

Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy Receives $10,000 Grant from Penguins Foundation for August Wilson Park

Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy Receives $10,000 Grant from Penguins Foundation for August Wilson Park     The Pittsburgh...

 

Regionís Demographics Changing

Region’s Demographics Changing by Julia Fraser - June 28, 2018 Pittsburgh Today   Southwestern Pennsylvania is...

 

Pittís Board of Trustees Votes to Remove Parran Name From Graduate School of Public Health Building

Pitt’s Board of Trustees Votes to Remove Parran Name From Graduate School of Public Health Building    ...

 

New Statue Pays Tribute to Legendary Transplant Surgeon Thomas Starzl

New Statue Pays Tribute to Legendary Transplant Surgeon Thomas Starzl A new piece of art, a new place to sit, a spot to be inspired: The...

 

Rivers Casino Community Champions Volunteer with Hosanna House

RIVERS CASINO COMMUNITY CHAMPIONS VOLUNTEER WITH HOSANNA HOUSE Team Members prep for this season’s activities on June service day...

 

Legislators offer ways to improve police-community relations

Legislators offer ways to improve police-community relations News conference held week after the shooting death of Antwon Rose...

 

Is This America? John Ellis, VP of Communication at The Heinz Endowments, expresses his horror and shame at the police shooting of Antwon Rose

Is This America? John Ellis, VP of Communication at The Heinz Endowments, expresses his horror and shame at the police...

 

CMU, Howard University Offer Dual Engineering Ph.D. Degrees

CMU, Howard University Offer Dual Engineering Ph.D. Degrees By Marika Yang James H. Garrett, Jr., dean of CMU's College of...

 

Statement by Mayor William Peduto on Shooting in East Pittsburgh Borough

Statement by Mayor William Peduto on Shooting in East Pittsburgh Borough PITTSBURGH, PA (June 20, 2018) Mayor...

 

PUM One on One: Carol Barone-Martin, Executive Director of Childhood Education at PPS

PUM One on One: Carol Barone-Martin, Executive Director for Early Childhood Education at the Pittsburgh Public School District  ...

 

Pitt Alumnus Brings Award-winning Poetry to the Classroom, Reflects on Race and Justice

Pitt Alumnus Brings Award-winning Poetry to the Classroom, Reflects on Race and Justice Poet Cameron Barnett (A&S ’16G) is...

 

Grief for the "Bourdains" as well as Lesser Known People

GRIEF FOR THE “BOURDAINS” AS WELL AS LESSER KNOWN PEOPLE   The media blaze with “gone...

 

CMU Alumna Learned To Lead Through Understanding Others

CMU Alumna Learned To Lead Through Understanding Others By Hannah Diorio-Toth    Email Candace Matthews is a firm...

 

SSA Graduate Wins Positive Athlete Award and Scholarship

SSA Graduate Wins Positive Athlete Award and Scholarship   Ezekyel Roberts , a recent 2018 graduate of Shady Side Academy, was one...

 

After 50 Years, Founder Bill Strickland Named Executive Chairman, Kevin Jenkins Named President and CEO

After 50 Years, Founder Bill Strickland Named Executive Chairman, Kevin Jenkins Named President and CEO    ...

 

Suicide rates rising across the U.S.- Also on the Rise in PA

Suicide rates rising across the U.S. Comprehensive prevention goes beyond a focus on mental health concerns Suicide rates have...

 

Governor Wolf Takes Action on Equal Pay for Women

Governor Wolf Takes Action on Equal Pay for Women   With Pennsylvania women still paid significantly less than men for the...

 

CMU-Africa Graduates Poised To Engineer the Future

CMU-Africa Graduates Poised To Engineer the Future By Tara Moore     From left, pictured are: Sandra Malaika, program...

 

Inspired by Award-Winning Halifax Program, All for All Launches Pittsburgh Connector Program

Inspired by Award-Winning Halifax Program, All for All Launches Pittsburgh Connector Program     PITTSBURGH,...

 

CCAC South Campus students travel to Houston to help victims of Hurricane Harvey

CCAC South Campus students travel to Houston to help victims of Hurricane Harvey     Five students from CCAC South...

 

Mayor William Peduto Signs Workforce Development and Labor Agreement Orders

Mayor William Peduto Signs Workforce Development and Labor Agreement Orders  Mayor William Peduto, in conjunction...

 

PUM One on One: George Takei The ďAmericanĒ Interview

George Takei The “American” Interview with Kam Williams PUM Contributor    ...

 

SSA Senior Wins Rotary Scholarship

Shady Side Academy Senior Wins Rotary Scholarship       Shady Side Academy senior  Ezekyel Roberts...

 

Conservation Voters of PA Endorsed-Candidates Bring Environment to the Forefront of State Victories

Conservation Voters of PA Endorsed-Candidates Bring Environment to the Forefront of State Victories Danielle Friel Otten, Summer Lee, Sara...

 

More Than 100 City Vacant Lots Adopted

The City of Pittsburgh's "Adopt-A-Lot" program has reached a milestone, with more than 100 lots adopted since the program was launched...

 

Humanitarian and Entertainer, Pras Michel, launches in Pittsburgh the FIRST Blockchain Smartphone in the USA through Blacture

Humanitarian and Entertainer, Pras Michel, launches in Pittsburgh the FIRST Blockchain Smartphone in the USA through Blacture   ...

 

Bachelor of Science Degree Earned in 1930s Awarded Posthumously to Civic Leader

        Mary Ellen Butler accepts an undergraduate degree on behalf of her late father, Joshua Rose. While...

 

PUM One on One: Angela E. Mike, PPS-CTE Executive Director

PUM One on One: Angela E. Mike, PPS-CTE Executive Director   Angela E. Mike is the Executive Director of the Career and...

 

Star Athlete Sets Sights on Medical Career

Star Athlete Sets Sights on Medical Career Andin Fosam, a track and field All-American and aspiring physician-scientist, graduates with...

 

Technology, Chocolate Combine to Create Business Studentís Recipe for Success

Technology, Chocolate Combine to Create Business Student’s Recipe for Success Elaine Khodzhayan has amassed a sweet army of...

 

Milwaukee workforce leader named Partner4Work Chief Executive Officer

  Milwaukee workforce leader named Partner4Work Chief Executive Officer       Earl Buford , President...

 

Wheatley, Gainey legislation would create liaison for Historically Black Colleges and Universities

Wheatley, Gainey legislation would create liaison for Historically Black Colleges and Universities     State Reps. Jake...

 

Pittsburgh International Airport, Carnegie Mellon University Partner To Form Aviation Innovation Laboratory

  Pittsburgh International Airport, Carnegie Mellon University Partner To Form Aviation Innovation Laboratory...

 

Manufacturing Assistance Center Connects Communities With Technical Skills, Careers

Manufacturing Assistance Center Connects Communities With Technical Skills, Careers          ...

 

City of Pittsburgh Joins Effort to Recruit Workers with Disabilities

City of Pittsburgh Joins Effort to Recruit Workers with Disabilities      The City of Pittsburgh and Mayor William...

 

House unanimously adopts Gainey/Roebuck resolution memorializing Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. assassination

 House unanimously adopts Gainey/Roebuck resolution memorializing Dr. Martin Luther King  Jr. assassination   The...

 

SSA Students Win National Robotics Competition at NSBE Convention

Students Win National Robotics Competition at NSBE Convention     A team of three Shady Side Academy Senior School...

 
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