Marie E. Horton, the widow of a Union Railroad man, turned 100 years old in April.
Carroll Westfall was still working at 90 years old restoring master works of art and was a decorated World War II veteran.
Three physicians have spent seven years building the Journey to Medicine program, which is aimed at developing African-American doctors.
He promises to keep the lessons his father-in-law taught him in a place where they’ll never be lost.
Families will learn about tiny migrating birds during special brunches organized by the Audubon Society of Western Pennsylvania.
Started in Pittsburgh, the Black Girls Do Bike group now has chapters in nearly 60 cities — and Antigua.
For 33 years, “Miss Pat” has volunteered 2,000 hours annually to help children, teachers and to improve life in the city of Duquesne
Our Lady of Victory Maronite Catholic Church will hold various devotions while the relics are on display May 18-20.
Only 13 years old, this student from Plum is a doer when it comes to helping others.
The Squirrel Hill store has sold its collection of nearly 700,000 45s to an online dealer in Germany for an undisclosed price.
Mr. Cooley’s group, Serving Other Souls, encompasses 140 students at Franklin Regional Middle School, about 20 percent of the student body.
A Munhall couple who loves the physical labor of beautifying illegal dump sites is honored for super volunteerism.
The Great Lakes provide a pH level similar to oceans, which can create beautiful beach glass found mostly in the spring and autumn.
“Grease” at the Byham, ”The Illusionists” at Heinz Hall and lots of Earth Day events cap off the weekend.
Event’s founder says the event will go on hiatus as she deals with personal changes in her life, but hopes for a return in 2017.
An Irwin candle-maker and Pittsburgh Dad have collaborated on a nostalgic candle with distinctive aroma many Pittsburghers may recognize.
The Sisters of St. Francis of the Providence of God congregation was only 10 years old when Sister Joan of Arc joined in 1932 at age 16.
New York real estate company acquires the historic former train station, now a 242-unit apartment complex, for an undisclosed amount.
While you’re in this Mon Valley town, stop by the museum dedicated to the people who were killed and sickened in a 1948 pollution event.
Squirrel Hill store wants to start clearing out the Bargain Basement.
Teaching women how to defend themselves gives them a sense of confidence and self-assuredness, an Upper St. Clair instructor says.
PSO will also pay tribute to Harry Potter, David Bowie and the Eagles.
“Sesame Garden,” as the TV show is known in Afghanistan, welcomes a “confident, inquisitive and sweet Afghan girl character.”
The 1950s landmark on Steubenville Pike is shutting down due to ”circumstances far, far beyond our control.”
The Southern rock legend puts a different spin on classics during Tuesday performance at Carnegie of Homestead Music Hall.
Kennedy native Beth Geisler guides visitors and locals alike on where to eat and drink, play and peruse and shop.
Elizabeth Lucas celebrates her 107th birthday, remembering cleaning for rich Pittsburghers and sleeping in the same room with 11 siblings.
These nuns oversee the operation of the James P. Wall Home for the Aged in Brighton Heights — the oldest is 94, the youngest in her 60s.
You can’t blame Rio when Sophie won’t eat her dry dog food. A generous grandpa is the real culprit.
There are more of coyotes in cities and rural areas in Western Pennsylvania than you think, but most people don’t know they’re there.
The Oakland “museum comes alive” with cocktails from four war eras, plus craft beer, on April 8.
Sister Mary Clement Pavlik turns 100 just one year after her order celebrated a century in McCandless, where she now lives.
The Spring Fling Tour, a Real-Q mini-fest, Brazilian guitars and an Easter Egg Dive are all on the agenda this weekend.
Tickets go on sale Friday for the event being held June 11 in Downtown.
When the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament comes around, he heads to the bathroom to hide till it’s over.
Looking for buck antlers in the woods can be a fun activity for outdoor enthusiasts, families and even dog walkers.
Amphibians are like the canary in the coal mine because they are the first animals to react to warmer temperatures.
Nola the mini-pig gets lots of kisses at her Cranberry home, but she welcomes the kindness and kisses of strangers.
Irene Smaglo, who turns 100 today, lost her father and husband in accidents at the Jones & Laughlin Steel mill.
Perhaps most controversially, the now bald-faced “Weird Al” Yankovic, also got a nod.
A weekend of events is planned April 15-17 in Pittsburgh to mark Easter Rising commemorations.
Pittsburgh groups plan a weekend later this spring to help Irish-Americans remember seminal event on the way toward Irish independence.
New this year will be quilt appraisals by Mars resident Jan Rodgers, who studied textile history with an emphasis on quilt studies.
A sample of what’s at the Point Breeze museum and estate is newly displayed alongside cultural treasures from around the world.
Disney on Ice’s ”Frozen,” SUNSTAR Festival, comedy by Ralphie May and music by Three Dog Night are a few of the scheduled this weekend.
Do we need a Minister of Happiness like United Arab Emirates? Not if it’s going to make us more miserable.
Delaware tribes believed when two all-white deer are seen together, it’s a sign their ancestral “Peoples of the Dawnland” have returned.
Two hundred chainsaw carvers and tens of thousands of spectators from all over the world will brave the cold and flying sawdust.
Maggie’s Farm Rum wins best of show spirit and Wigle Whiskey wins a dozen medals.
The DVD and Blu-ray of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” promises lots of bonus material, from a look at the table read to deleted scenes.