Brian O'Neill

Brian O'Neill: Mother and daughter reunite for race after learning what runs in families

When Karen McGuire’s daughter was born, she never got to hold her. But this morning they’ll be running around together in the Great Race.

2 days ago

Brian O'Neill: Daunting sewer, water bills lie upstream

Big water bills lie ahead, but few are prepared.

5 days ago

 Terrance Hayes.

Brian O’Neill: Poet Terrance Hayes’ way with words enriches many besides him

The poet who teaches at Pitt, and studied there too, just won a $625,000 MacArthur Fellowship. “Creativity is work,” he says.

1 week ago

Brian O'Neill: Hunters have bad aim to hike firepower

Some hunters want to go too far in the field with their firepower.

1 week ago

Brian O'Neill: Motorists, bicyclists creep toward truce on city’s busy streets

It’s getting a bit like an old Western, only instead of the farmers against the cattle ranchers, it’s the cyclists against the motorists.

2 weeks ago

Brian O’Neill: School volunteers show help equals hope

It’s a great library now, this little slice of wonder in Manchester PreK-8 that had been all but barren.

2 weeks ago

Brian O'Neill: All we ask is a modicum of decorum

A call to recognize "Random Acts of Rudeness" reveals a deep yearning that we all respect basic etiquette.

3 weeks ago

Brian O’Neill: Something stinks about how people act in public now

This page regularly runs “Random Acts of Kindness.” Might we get just as many letters if we went with “Random Acts of Rudeness”?

1 month ago


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