Betsy Hawley is the director of the Pediatric Palliative Care Coalition, founded at the Fox Chapel Presbyterian Church.
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Betsy Hawley is the director of the Pediatric Palliative Care Coalition, founded at the Fox Chapel Presbyterian Church.

Coalition aiming to support, strengthen children's palliative care

Most hospices don’t accept pediatric patients, and few resources exist for families needing end-of-life care for children, members say.


 "If our kids aren’t nervous on Friday night and Saturday morning, they probably aren’t ready to play,” Pitt head coach Pat Narduzzi said.

Narduzzi excited, but admits nerves as Pitt enters game week

Narduzzi’s head coaching debut is Saturday as the Panthers host Youngstown State at Heinz Field.



 Vice President Joe Biden in Washington in April.

VP Joe Biden plans visit to Pittsburgh on Labor Day

The White House said in a news release today that further details will be released later.



 From left, Lauren Delorenze of Phipps Conservatory’s Homegrown project helps Ophion and Argena Hall plant kale, cabbage and collard greens in the backyard of their Homewood home.

Phipps Conservatory helps Homewood residents plant gardens

Phipps Conservatory on course to plant 60 backyard gardens for Homewood residents in program funded by Hillman Foundation.



 Steelers receiver Martavis Bryant makes a first-down catch Saturday against the Bills at Ralph Wilson Stadium.

Steelers receiver Martavis Bryant's four-game suspension upheld

Bryant will be allowed to practice with his teammates for the remainder of this week and is eligible to return Oct. 2.



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Recess, whiteboard and waiting in straight lines -- welcome back to school!

Students in the Pittsburgh region headed back to the classrooms this week, and several of the Post-Gazette's visual journalists were there to capture their returns.

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Steelworkers union sues Allegheny Ludlum over plans to drop workers' health insurance

Union officials contend the workers should be covered until Nov. 30 under the terms of the labor agreement that expired June 30.



Alpha Natural Resources executive resigns amid restructuring

The company is one of the nation’s biggest coal producers and has mines in Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, Kentucky, and Wyoming.


 



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Jorge Ramos was able to call out Donald Trump for his pronouncements about immigrants. Trump responded eventually without giving an inch.



August Wilson Center revival: Steady progress is being made on an artistic rebirth

Rescued from financial collapse, the center is poised for a revitalized future as a showcase of African-American culture and art.


 

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