THE LONG JOURNEY HOME


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A special series by the Post-Gazette follows a Pittsburgh man's journey to the other side of the Earth to fight in World War II and the 70 years it would take for his remains to be found, identified and returned to the United States. On this Memorial Day, read about the honors accorded the memory and sacrifice of Army Air Corps Tech. Sgt. Charles L. Johnston Jr.

 Vic Kleman, 82, center right, embarks on 95 consecutive rides Sunday on the Jack Rabbit at Kennywood.

82-year-old fan of Kennywood's Jack Rabbit coaster clocks ride 5,000

Vic Kleman, 82, rode the roller coaster 95 times Sunday at the West Mifflin amusement park.



 A Port Authority of Allegheny County committee last week approved a 30-day public comment period starting June 1 on the subject of a fee for ConnectCards, which currently are issued for free.

Port Authority considers charging one-time fee for ConnectCards

Port Authority will seek public input as it conducts a top-to-bottom review of its fare policies.



 The Zac Brown Band has one foot in the country scene and the other one dancing with the jam bands.

Concert Review: Zac Brown Band throws a country music party at the Pavilion

The band covers Led Zeppelin, Queen, the Beatles and more, jumping through genres and jamming through 10-minute songs.



 Charlie Morton takes the ball tonight against the Miami Marlins for the suddenly soaring Pirates. It will be his first major league start since Sept. 16.

Ron Cook: Morton's job is to keep momentum rolling for Pirates

Charlie Morton returns to the hill tonight for a Pirates team that thoroughly dominated the Mets this past weekend at PNC Park.



 Klaus Genuit, a psycho-acoustics professor at the RWTH Aachen University in Germany, analyzes sounds in Point State Park on Wednesday. Mr. Genuit was in the city for the Acoustical Society of America conference at the Wyndham Grand Hotel, Downtown.

Acoustics experts assess Pittsburgh’s ‘soundscape’

A German acoustics expert says Point State Park and Market Square were designed with no regard for sound pollution.



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The Long Journey Home


A special series by the Post-Gazette follows a Pittsburgh man's journey to the other side of the Earth to fight in World War II and the 70 years it would take for his remains to be found, identified and returned to the United States.

Read about Tech. Sgt. Charles L. Johnston Jr. and his homecoming.



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Summer guide to Pittsburgh

"Flashes of Freedom" by Zambelli as seen from Grandview Avenue atop Mt. Washington.
There's plenty to do and see around Pittsburgh during the summer.

From festivals to concerts, here's an index to help you plan all the fun in the coming months.

Setting the SEEN: Summer fun in Downtown Pittsburgh

On the Digs: Bombing of the USS Franklin


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 the 1945 bombing of the USS Franklin, through the eyes of Pittsburgher John Steffora, who witnessed it first-hand.

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Chatham's North Hills campus readies for first students this fall

A flexible master plan has allowed a relatively small school to sustainably develop nearly 400 acres of farmland in Richland Township.



Helping caregivers fill the gaps with the community's support

Through “I Care” initiative, United Way hopes businesses and others will keep watch on elderly citizens who may be on verge of crisis.


 



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#LetsMakeASEEN: Summer of Learn and Earn

Remember your first summer job? The city is teaming up with various organizations to provide 2,000 low-income students a paid internship.



Quantum Theatre Celebrates 25 Years

Quantum Theatre’s Karla Boos unveiled plans for the 25th anniversary season by inviting friends and supporters the Union Trust Building.


 

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