I was brought to tears watching my young son, who had learned to ride his bike the day before, ride from Market Square to Lawrenceville.
It’s a great event for a bike rider and a Pittsburgh lover; it is not a great event for a business owner with a great Sunday business.
I was disappointed with the city’s decision to route the Open Streets bicycle event to Penn Avenue in the Strip District.
Research is showing that measles can weaken the immune system for years after the virus, making the person susceptible to deadly infections.
Is Mr. Kelly so uninformed that he doesn’t know the difference between charitable grants and program expenses?
The election is over and John Quigley should exhibit less partisanship and better math skills.
Graduation means a lot to kids and is the last time many of them will see each other.
Who can identify which of the roughly 18 declared or undeclared GOP presidential candidates stated their platform thusly?
George W. Bush and Dick Cheney should be on trial as war criminals in The Hague.
Anyone I have known despises noisy motorcycles, and it is a mystery to me why nothing is done about it.
The people’s right to clean air and pure water is guaranteed by the Pennsylvania Constitution.
Brian O’Neill’s May 28 column (“Santorum’s Vested in Yet Another Run”) spurred me to write.
I’d like to respond to a May 5 letter stating that Sen. Pat Toomey is right about Congress approving foreign pacts.
Having George F. Will’s “Campaigns vs. Elections” and Dave Zirn’s “Finish Off FIFA” appear side by side was a brilliant move.
At this pace, is it possible they’ll privatize our liquor stores before we colonize Mars?
The question is not whether abuse of marijuana is bad, but whether the current approach of criminalizing marijuana use is desirable.
It makes no sense to deny citizens the freedom to use marijuana, which is far less dangerous than substances that are already legal.
Ms. Rand declares we owe nothing to anyone, including our family members, and she characterizes the weak and poor as “parasites.”
After all, that’s what Native Americans have wanted since 1492.
Peter Gilmore joins the millions tripping over their feet to be fair to gays (“The Irish Vote Is a Victory for Christian Teachings,” May 26
Nothing will be accomplished for the good of this country until we have term limits.
Piping water to drought areas might help prevent or alleviate flooding from excessive rainfall or snowfall.
For more than two decades the Western Pennsylvania Council of Teachers of English has hosted this wonderful tribute to literacy.
For many immigrants, assimilation takes a long time.
Mary King’s action in refusing to administer the state tests to her ESL students is unique, courageous and pioneering.
Look at some of the safeguards that were put in place after the last reassessment so that no taxing authority would reap a windfall.
Again, great teens and some cutting-edge research.
It may be that the misuse entered common language because a “wet blanket” is said to “dampen one’s enthusiasm.”
Never have I seen or experienced a higher level of care, concern, patience and professionalism.
Her love of her South Sudan homeland expresses itself not just in nostalgia but in action to bring about constructive change.
I wish the PG would investigate why the police do not enforce the law regarding blatantly illegal exhaust systems.
The idea that the EPA requires 80 percent of emission reductions under the Clean Power Plan by 2020 is a fallacy.
The May 20 commentary on climate geoengineering described a technique for controlling the warming climate that must never be used.
Put up these cameras and put some teeth in the rule for drivers who threaten workers’ lives.
The PWSA needs to effectively identify areas where it might learn from other suppliers how to improve its operations.
The vendor would have to supply a summary to allow users to quickly and easily understand their commitments and responsibilities.
Jewish Family & Children’s Service of Pittsburgh agrees there is a role for the U.S. in helping refugees, such as the Rohingya from Burma.
The overwhelming vote in Friday’s referendum to allow same-sex marriage may be Irish Christianity’s brightest hour.
Screaming audience members made it impossible to hear those speaking at the podium.
I was privileged to have known Fran and saw him often at Penn State functions.
None will face prison time and the public humiliation which they deserve. Is this why many people take consolation in the existence of hell?
The Pennsylvania School Boards Association has the information it requested at its fingertips.
We can’t wait until children enter school to try and correct the effect that abuse has on the developing brain.
It’s a shame that Paul Buchheit is teaching economics when he seems so much better at rhetoric (“Why Not Privatize Everything?” May 17).
Despite what it says, UPMC does have an obligation to this community.
A $5 billion fine for megabanks for rigging global markets is chump change for these institutions and plain silliness on enforcement’s part.
Objectivism certainly defends individualism, but the defense is anything but mindless.
Her political philosophy is wholly incompatible with any form of anarchism.
Democracy means freedom — but as individual freedoms within a group environment.
Having a movie theater that would show first-run films would be a great addition to Downtown Pittsburgh.