The bronze plaque, to be located in the lobby of the City-County Building on Grant Street, would list the name, rank, branch of service and date of death of local soldiers who died in action.
The bronze plaque, to be located in the lobby of the City-County Building on Grant Street, would list the name, rank, branch of service and date of death of local soldiers who died in action.

Ferlo leads endeavor to honor area soldiers killed in recent wars

Former state Sen. Jim Ferlo is collecting money for a plaque for veterans who died in and near the Mideast since 1993.

 Nate Harper walks out of the Federal Courthouse in Pittsburgh after sentencing in 2014.

Former Pittsburgh police chief Nate Harper released from prison

Former Pittsburgh police chief Nate Harper was released from federal prison Friday.

 Burgh Man, a.k.a. Mark Bedillion, teaches Aleisha Starkey, left, and Ashley Cooper the finer points of spinning plates on a stick on the Clemente Bridge during the 2014 OpenStreets event.

Pittsburgh Streets to open Sunday for free outdoor activities

Bike PGH expects 10,000 Pittsburgh’s streets Sunday from Downtown to Lawrenceville for OpenStreetsPgh, which runs from 8 a.m. to noon.

 Dr. Thomas Julian of Allegheny Health Network and assistant medical director of the NSABP.

Study finds safer drug to prevent return of breast cancer

The study found anastrozole more effective to prevent additional episodes of cancer in post-menopausal women already treated for DCIS.

 The exterior of 251 Old Mill Road in Fox Chapel. The 1950 brick house is on the market for $4.5 million.

Buying Here: Fox Chapel home features plenty of space

The property is being sold by a principal investor of Hammock Beach Partners LLC who wishes to remain anonymous.

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Westmoreland day care owner gets prison term for role in child endangerment

The snake lurking there, a judge said, was the woman’s husband — a convicted child molester — who interacted with the children.

Neglected Desert Storm memorial in Greensburg stirs outrage, cleanup

What angered veterans the most was that the neglected memorial was under the noses of those who should have cared the most.



Setting the SEEN pays visit to Braddock

Times are changing in Braddock.

This week on "Setting the SEEN," SEEN editor Natalie Bencivenga and style editor Sara Bauknecht visit the town to see people and places brightening Braddock with art, theater, farming, a restaurant in the works and more.

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Special projects from the Post-Gazette

Retired Air Force General William J. Mall, Jr., right, stands at attention as Tech Sgt. Charles Johnston of the North Side is laid to rest with full military honors at Arlington National Cemetery on Monday, March 2, 2015. Mr. Mall was 11 years old when his cousin Charles Johnston went missing near Papua New Guinea in 1944.
• Long Journey Home: The story of Pittsburgh's Charles Johnston Jr., and the 70 years it would take for his remains to be found

• Derailments: Freight train derailments in Pennsylvania from 2005-2014

• Odysseys: Meet Pittsburghers from around the globe

• Cultural Crossroads: High school students' perspectives on historically black colleges

• Irretrievably Broken: The story of Robert Ferrante and Autumn Klein

On the Digs: Pittsburgh's Donut Man

Henry Meyer, Pittsburgh's Donut Man.
The Post-Gazette is excavating, curating and digitizing its photo library, which has been accumulating photographs for more than a century, and displaying the photos online with a peek into their origins.

Explore our most recent entry on Henry Meyer, Pittsburgh's longtime 'Donut Man.'

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Fitzgerald, Wagner try to bury the hatchet over lunch

Both described the meeting as an effort to forge a more productive approach to the issues of county government.

Latest U.S. proposal for ethanol could have political fallout

The Obama administration’s latest plan on ethanol, the corn-based renewable fuel, probably will not have a major effect on pump prices.


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Blatter blasts past scandal, wins election

Sepp Blatter wins FIFA presidential election despite corruption charges after Prince Ali bin al-Hussein withdrew after the first ballot.

Mellow Baffert enjoying the ride with American Pharoah

Trainer has changed his ways since the death of his parents and a heart attack in 2012 and now he has another shot at Triple Crown.


PPG launches project to enhance, educate communities worldwide

PPG’s new philanthropy program calls for the coatings giant to spend $10 million over the next decade to improve global communities.

Labor secretary Perez sees results of apprenticeship programs in Pittsburgh

U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez said a marriage between trade unions and small technology developers is the workforce of the future.


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Walking Allegheny West with wine tastings

Mr. Wallace's house feels like a private men's club with masculine, square proportions rather than the high Victorian flourishes.

Bantam replica to lead the parade at Jeep Heritage Festival in Butler

Duncan Rolls of Longview, Texas, will drive his replica of the world’s first jeep through downtown Butler to kick off the Bantam Jeep


5 things we are loving this week

Reality check: Travel Channel looks for a 'Star'

Greensburg native Janel Koloski is still in the running to be the star of a Travel Channel online program.


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Saturday Poem: Mama Hands

She’s a calligrapher and her hands are her tools. She grasps the quill pen as gently as a dancer’s hip, feather moving high ...

Pay now or later: Investing in pre-K can head off costlier problems

Advocates and law-enforcement officials present compelling evidence that these investments pay off.


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