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It has an incredible legacy of providing essential support for the Allegheny Valley School.
The Terrible Towel still represents a team of men trying to do the right thing on and off the field.
This would bring in needed funds for additional bike lanes and the maintenance that may be needed in the future.
It has cut one small business’s visibility by 50 percent.
The cost to have a police officer or security guard in every school would be significant.
Can it really be true that we are collaborating with five Arab nations, not to mention our countless “normal” allies — militarily, no less?
Radical Sunni Wahhabism is the dominant religious faith in oil-rich Saudi Arabia and Qatar.
A recent televised cover-up effort by Dick Cheney unfairly blames President Barack Obama’s policy for the unstable state of affairs in Iraq.
The melange of religions across generations of Heinzes is very American.
I am hoping against hope that the young kids who look to the Pirates players as role models were not watching the locker room celebration.
In the last five years the rates, in Robinson, have increased 50 percent.
U.S. Steel has been putting millions of tons of carcinogens into the air, exceeding health limits on a daily basis since November 2012.
Let us vanquish the hotel and keep the August Wilson Center as a place open to all the arts of our community.
If this crime had occurred in another section of town, another socioeconomic group, another race, sentencing would have been very different.
Mr. Corbett is no friend of labor in Pennsylvania.
Rob Rogers draws Gov. Corbett deleting email, but what about Lois Lerner of the IRS?
Too seldom do we think about the impact of more electronic devices on our environment and the minds of our children.
In Austria this summer, I saw not a single piece of litter.
It is distressing to see such a wonderful resource as our airport not being fully utilized.
We need a viable third party — progressive or libertarian, take your pick — with a true, dedicated anti-war plank in its platform.
It wasn’t until ISIL attacked the American oil fields in Kurdistan that corporate America and its Republican minions got involved.
If the big oil companies want the oil and the profits from it, let them protect their investment themselves.
My T-shirt says, “I am already against the next war.” Unfortunately, the shirt is always current.
I am writing to thank the PG for the article concerning Bishop David Zubik’s request for prayer relative to a black mass in Oklahoma City.
SB 819 would allow pharmacists to administer the flu vaccine to children from age 7 to 17, with parental permission.
The job of education children is a full-time job; just hire security guards.
Just think of how many more guns could be sold
UPMC’s claims to care about the people in this area are not completely true.
It provides an example for the August Wilson Center and other performing arts venues.
He might find the station soon losing listeners -- and revenue
Objective, up-to-date newspaper reporting enables us to make informed decisions.
Why did Terrance Hayes get such a small picture after winning such a big award?
Raining bombs on innocent families will not make new friends.
City property owners pay high taxes to compensate for the loss of tax revenue from our many wonderful “nonprofit” institutions.
With the issue of domestic abuse prominent in the news, I was thinking about his outrageous “No” vote on a law that helps all women.
Thank you to the Post-Gazette for the editorial “Lame Justice: A Couple’s Child Abuse Deserved Real Punishment.”
Thank you for the most interesting and informative article about the Nepali refugees who now live in Pittsburgh.
Many people won’t bike to work until employers create locker rooms where bikers can shower and dress for the workday.
Our administration sits on the sidelines, except with ineffective patches, one of which is this plan.
Military and intelligence personnel who risk their lives probably make less in a year than Ben Roethlisberger makes in a week.
My family and friends in Scotland and all Scots would have been adversely affected by a “Yes” vote.
Joe Wos’ Forum article could have been written a century ago whining about how the newfangled auto is disturbing horse-and-buggy operators.
All this time I thought I was saving tons of money, keeping in shape at age 57 and relieving traffic congestion.
Patients with serious mental illness need more than housing; they need medical care to stabilize, recover and thrive.
A terrible thing is happening while we obsess about criminals among NFL owners, employees and players.
Our representatives have voted to commit taxpayer dollars and the lives of military volunteers to another endless war in the Middle East.
The NFL treated this case, as it has many others, to be just a domestic issue.
Doing so might save you money while helping to save the planet.
Gov. Corbett joined a group of governors to quash the Environmental Protection Agency’s authority to impose carbon cuts on power plants.
The gas companies and the gas industry jobs are here to stay because that’s where the money is.
Taxing the industry would benefit whom, exactly?
Cris Carter’s speech will be long remembered by many people who heard it and hopefully will be the start of ending child abuse.
National Thank a Police Officer Day is Saturday.
People of the LGBT community have been engaged in a historic struggle for equality.
Sen. Coburn is one of the few senators or congressmen who possess the integrity to perform their jobs for the benefit of the public.
The gates of hell are opening before our eyes, and we are only troubled by using the name of God in the event it might repulse someone.
The eight members of council who voted against the ill-advised “In God We Trust” proposal distinguished themselves by displaying integrity.
I wonder if he would be in favor of separating from Great Britain.
Our church’s archives safeguard numerous original records documenting significant events in the life of this important Pittsburgh family.
President Barack Obama’s plan to curtail the rebels in Iraq and elsewhere will not be solved with airstrikes.
It comes as no surprise that one in five patients is being readmitted to the hospital within a 30-day period after being discharged.
Your editorial “Say No, Scotland” (Sept. 15) misunderstands the drive for Scottish independence.
Rather than putting up more slogans supporting a belief and trust in superstition, we should take them down where they already are.
The phrase “In God We Trust” was not intended by our Founding Fathers to be the national motto.
In every other city, people pay when they get on and leave by the back door.
It’s an issue of courtesy and safety, but people seem to be too lazy or preoccupied to use them.
The considerable time, effort and funding put forth have resulted in a considerable enhancement of our city’s aesthetics.
A thinking politician would brand Pennsylvania, or Penn’s Woods, as a “classic” place to hunt without the use of these weapons.
They help both taxpayers and workers, as well local hotels, restaurants, rental car companies and other businesses.
I’m a hunter and I don’t want to be out in the fields with people who carry these rapid-fire weapons.
This will affect hundreds of thousands of Americans and it must be closed.
He used his popularity to give back to so many others through his foundations and charitable endeavors.
Just the latest example is his support of the Citizens United court decision that undermines our democracy.
I do not find the words “In God We Trust” to be unaccepting or unwelcoming.
Tom Wolf’s message is that we should tax the oil and gas industry to help fund our schools.
He created jobs and enabled employees to spend Sundays with their families. Why focus on the definition-of-marriage controversy?
Your story titled “Winning Immunity Challenges” (Sept. 9) by David Templeton was right on the mark.
It was so good to see the variety of nameplates that the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette has had over the past 228 years!
Not surprisingly, the evidence shows voluntary programs to be of little benefit for the most seriously ill.
Athletes have been given a free pass for too many generations on their negative behaviors.
The question we must ask ourselves is how much power have we conferred upon these organizations due to our idolization of sport.
I can’t imagine these barons of politics would resort to being hypocritical by accepting money that they knew was so imprinted.
After all, “In God We Trust” is printed on paper money and inscribed on coins.
One look at headlines on the PG’s front page last Sunday reminds us of the prominent role health care continues to play in the news.
Natural gas extraction and transportation processes release methane, a more potent greenhouse gas than carbon dioxide.
If Congress would move on immigration reform, executive actions would not be needed.
Regarding your editorial on the O’Bannon ruling (“Colleges and Cash: A Judge’s NCAA Ruling Is Justified but Problematic,” Aug. 18):
One would think that on a beautiful late summer afternoon a college football game would at least fill most of the seats with alums.
As politicians reconvene in Harrisburg, there will patriots from all over the state to greet them with their support of medical marijuana.
President Barack Obama is rightly concerned about the Islamic State.
If the threat of the ISIS is unlike anything we have seen then Congress and the president should ask for financial commitment from
I am saddened that President Barack Obama, who rode to election promising to end wars, has once again essentially called on us to go to war.
Let’s replace Roger Goodell.
In the 1960s, suicide was ranked as the second-leading cause of death for 18-24 year olds and the most common cause of death for 15 to 18.
While it is too late for our son, and too many others, there is hope other lives can be saved.
A growing body of evidence shows that art therapy is effective in suicide prevention treatment.
It’s about time that the PG brought color to what my mother used to call the “intelligence page.”
The new size, format and color are wonderful.
It is much easier to read when the cat decides to sit in my lap.
I was hoping to see a masthead from the years Pittsburgh was spelled without the “h” at the end of our city’s name.
There was no need to magnify the final score of the Clairton vs. Wilkinsburg game.
What a great shot of Pirates third baseman Josh Harrison making a play on a hit by the Red’s Todd Frazier.
We Raging Grannies have a tote bag full of songs, for every sort of injustice, with a pile of them about war.
Well operators across Pennsylvania are committed to environmental safety
All familes should be able to provide the basic health and hygiene of a clean, dry diaper.
Let's keep dangerous weapons in the hands of only the police and the military.
Minor improvements for bikers might not be worth the price.
People want a cure for ALS and some feel whatever it takes to raise awareness is fine. I agree but with the caveat that not all people,
Unions have brought everyone the 40-hour work week, holiday pay, vacation time and more.
They provide a great way for students to begin their postsecondary education.
this sort of slogan is a form of bullying those who believe differently or do not believe.
They charge way more per page than it costs to make them.
As the end nears, don't put your hope and faith in mankind and his technology.
The idea may save the county money, but it would cost the suburbs more money and deprive citizens of public safety protection they deserve.
I was moved by the optimistic language of the recent essay “Making It in Pittsburgh” (Sept. 1) but left with misgivings.
The negative ads against Tom Wolf tap into this notion.
I will miss this band, which has been a constant in my life for 40 years.
My husband and I have come to the conclusion that traveling by air is no longer enjoyable.
Imagine what could happen if the produce terminal is preserved with a contemporary spin, with fresh food stalls and other attractions.
Individuals living just above the poverty line will be charged premiums they can’t afford.
Isn’t good health required for those unalienable rights of “ life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness”?
Films being made in Pittsburgh generate revenue for the city and not just for the cast and crew, caterers, hotels and others.
I dare liberals to buy a McDonald’s and prove that it’s as easy as they claim it is.
Sherman brought an end to the Civil War by destroying property that the Confederate Army could use against the Union Army.
The only thing close to authentic unification was on Sept. 12, 2001.
The article “State’s Energy Sector a Job-Creating Engine” (Aug. 26) should have credited the drilling industry for the byline and caption.
The mine workers have clearly been frightened by the propaganda coming from mine owners and power companies.
Until the will is found to cap carbon dioxide emissions, the decline in atmospheric oxygen will continue on an irreversible trajectory.
From grungy dress to the crude vulgarities of everyday speech and popular entertainment, the trend toward baseness is lamentable.
Due to a medical condition (alopecia) that is common to Mr. Shazier and a family child, he took the time to converse with us.
The issue most important to Western PA and our local economy is an increase in the minimum wage.
Where are politicians who really believe we are better than anyone else?
County police officers who are stationed in the parks are redeployed to more critical details.
Pittsburgh drivers have the most accidents of cities with populations of 250,000 to 499,999.
Brian O’Neill mentions“random acts of rudeness”
For many years Schenley Drive through the golf course has provided a good bicycle route between Squirrel Hill and Oakland.
“Food for Body and Soul” outlined the many benefits of Allegheny County’s home-delivered meals programs.
As far as I am concerned both the Boilermakers and Laborers unions should be expelled from the AFL-CIO for their support for Gov. Corbett.
The columnist compared the greatest speech ever made in our republic -- the Gettysburg Address -- to golf.
I have an issue with Kerry Roberts’ Aug. 30 letter and would like to amend the statement in which he mentioned only men.
Your coverage of the storm water infrastructure project unveiled in downtown Etna was a pleasure to read.
The site has many of the songs from the ’40s, ’50s and into the ’60s.
No Jack Bogut or Bill Cardille, but it’s certainly better than listening to Rush Limbaugh.
Wear reflective clothing, a headlamp, reflectors on your handbag or briefcase; carry a flashlight.
Why not copy Canada’s corporate tax rate (15 percent)? Or Canada’s voter ID laws?
These spokespersons, who ordinarily can’t get anything done during the week, all of a sudden have all the answers on Sunday morning.
If a project makes economic sense, then the private sector will find a way to fund it.
In 1469, the Norwegian king was flat broke and pledged the islands to Scotland while he tried to round up the money he needed for the dowry.
No longer do I have to dodge vehicles backing out of the parking spaces in front of Phipps.
Those who are that frustrated by driving Downtown should consider biking instead.
After the series of incensed letters to the editor in response to a Rob Rogers cartoon about Israel, can anyone doubt the power of images?
While it is important to recognize the feats of Pittsburgh today, we must also remember and preserve the Pittsburgh that once was.
Inversions of corporations (their choosing to incorporate in foreign countries to avoid U.S. taxes) seems to have “gone viral.”
In defending inversions, he derided the notion that American corporations have some patriotic obligations to the United States.
It’s a form a child abuse to allow such a tiny child to handle such a heavy weapon, with the resulting consequences.
Connect the dots and see that what is happening in Eastern Ukraine and Russia is similar to the beginning of Hitler’s aggressions.
Maybe “Someday,” when I’m older and more gray, perhaps a new station will emerge and take me on a “Sentimental Journey.”
What a shame we lost one of the only great music stations in our area to another garbage talk show.
I have been heartened by Pope Francis, who has been quoted in regard to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, “Who am I to judge?”
The governor’s misguided agenda has sought to tear down social and economic protections for workers.
Top union leaders in Western Pa. have trumped some union members’ Labor Day parade invitation to a sitting governor.
What could be more moronic than allowing a 9-year-old child to handle an Uzi submachine gun?
As for this 9-year-old girl, how might this affair affect her?
May I echo Rich Campbell’s feelings (“Soulless Radio,” Aug. 23 letters) regarding the demise of WJAS?
Congress should end the de facto U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development ban on helping homeless children.
Governments at all levels face immense pressure to improve public services and infrastructure while saving public taxpayer money.
Natural gas, which is methane, is a highly potent greenhouse gas.
Each of these methods of energy exploration has been needed over generations for families’ livelihoods.
In the column he tries to make the case that the recent indictment of Gov. Perry is a result of a partisan witch hunt.
Who is going to help us rethink untenable positions and make changes in the kind of humane society we wish to live in?
Movie productions create good-paying jobs and stimulate every segment of the Pennsylvania economy.
They should pass righteous laws and never ever favor anyone, either rich or poor.
If you try to follow the flip-flopping and hypocrisy coming from Tom Wolf on the transportation bill, your head is likely to spin.
A recent study putting Pittsburgh among the cities averaging the most accidents may have been skewed by suburban motorists.
It is curious that you refer to the demilitarization of “the Gazans” in your editorial “Timely Truce” (Aug. 28).
The struggle against anti-Semitism is undermined when the charge is thrown around as a cheap political epithet.
WJAS erred in switching formats and dropping Jack Bogut and Bill Cardille.
Dan Simpson’s Aug. 27 column “Disunited They Stand” should be required reading for every voter and politician.
These people haven’t inflicted fear, as the media indicate. They’re just making us mad as hell.
Marketing the bank to kindergarten students and their parents is inappropriate and distracting.
LGBT students face much higher rates of bullying and harassment than non-LGBT students.
Four years ago, we did not endorse Mr. Corbett. However, because of his bipartisan approach since, he has taken politics out of many issues.
I hope when the ice bucket craze dies down, folks will continue to make donations to or advocate for the causes they are close to.
Let’s build the cleanest, greenest, meanest public market in the United States.
I’ve begun to suspect that it is this newspaper’s policy never to miss a chance to take shots at my hometown.
I urge the Penguins to begin the project on time and resolve issues as the project evolves — or, step aside.
The wonderful news is that these cancers can be entirely prevented with a very safe and effective vaccine.
I was shocked and saddened recently when I read Nathan Hershey’s Aug. 17 Forum article on death and dying.
We must do something about the dismal state of our infrastructure and the climate change-related severe weather that’s making it worse.
UPMC should look to its own quarterly report as a sign that competition will help both Pittsburghers and its own financial health.
Unlike methadone, buprenorphine-containing medications are widely prescribed to patients and are kept in the home.
In hard times the Salvation Army proves that Americans do have a heart full of warmth.
How could an intelligent man like George F. Will believe many of these corporate moves, like inversions, are sensible?
His office personnel will walk you through any state issue and find an answer for you.
The discussion must be about making a choice and living or dying with that choice without interference from others.
I am elated by U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan’s announcement regarding the $250 million preschool development grants competition.
Merging of the city and county call-taking process places public safety at great risk.
Recent police-related events should be a cautionary tale for Pittsburgh.
Chelsa Wagner, Allegheny County controller, participated in the service for Mayor Sophie Masloff at Temple Sinai.
Why should we reward any politicians for doing the job they do “against” us.
Catholics must begin asking their parish councils what salary they would offer a married priest as well as housing and health care.
God decides when it’s your time to die.
Saturday’s front page had two color photographs of a local shooting and Hamas executions, it was disturbing and unnecessary.
Corporate inversions are good for the American economy and Americans.
I was not surprised to read the article “Fracking Waste Tainted Groundwater Soil at Three Washington County Sites” (Aug. 6).
Why would anyone who is a member of the Steelers put themselves at odds with the law?
I am delighted by the presence of the Schenley Drive bike lane and the impact it has had on my morning commute.
Secularism protects freedom of religion for religious and nonreligious people. That way no religion or lack thereof can dominate others.
No nation suffered more during this horrible “war to end all wars,” yet Serbia showed how to resist empires and ultimately destroy them.
I can’t help but notice the similarity between the Royal Ulster Constabulary in 1977 and the police in Ferguson, Missouri.
No, there probably won’t ever be a post-racial America in which no racism exists, but there is hope.
UPMC has had no problem turning away patients who have a competitor’s insurance card, even if they want to pay cash out of pocket.
Our local health care system is in disarray because of political and financial infighting. Who controls what?
Why are we, as a society, allowed to treat our pets with more humane actions than our human loved ones.
Nicholas D. Kristof’s Aug. 18 column “Sister Acts” resonated with me.
Ann Belser paints a sobering picture about the nation’s unemployment rate and youth.
Journalist James Foley was brutally executed and showcased by the so-called Islamic State only because of his nationality.
I was dismayed by the logic used to defend the PAT’s plans for Bus Rapid Transit over a light-rail connection between Downtown and Oakland.
It has been wonderful seeing the letters speaking out on the demise of the wonderful format at WJAS.
Bob Nutting, sell the Pirates.
Let’s take this show on the road so that I can be their manager.
If Officer Darren Wilson faces charges his fate should be decided by a jury and not by mob rule or a Rob Rogers cartoon.
I was appalled by Rob Rogers’ Aug. 19 cartoon labeled “Miranda rights for blacks in America,” which depicts police officers as racist thugs.
The unintended consequences of the lawlessness in Missouri will be a boon to the gun industry.
High-powered weaponry that belongs on a field of battle is just what everybody needs to have next to their bed in case the bad guy comes.
Fanatics are brave fighters when it comes to murdering unarmed women and children but now become cowards when faced with military might.
If I had a magic lantern, I will rub it and ask the genie for these three wishes.
With the recent death of former Mayor Sophie Masloff, her name should also be immortalized.
With the recent suicide of Robin Williams, we need to recognize the signs and causes of both addiction and depression.
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services employees have good reasons to be against this illogical move.
All hail to the late Mayor Masloff, whose street sign initiative made Pittsburgh a more livable, more address-locatable city.
The president should tell us that we will hunt down and bring to justice the murderers responsible for James Foley’s death.
I agree 100 percent-plus with the letter of Nita Ryan (“Missing the Music,” Aug 16). Please do bring back Jack Bogut and Bill Cardille.
These so-called “entertainers” who are part of WJAS’ new format fuel the hatred in our current political climate.
Officials like to brag about the county’s increased efficiency, but it seems there are still dinosaurs lurking in county offices.
There’s an election coming up this November, and the Republicans are running on their boilerplate platform of small government.
When I think about the Michael Brown case, I think about the fact that African-American women as mothers have to fear for their sons’ lives.
As an American Jew and a Zionist, I am sickened by some tasteless responses.
I am so annoyed with WJAS that I will never, ever dial into it again on any of my radios.
In a time when most stations just play rap and country or talk about sports, WJAS was unique.
If a particular radio format, be it talk or music, cannot interest people who are willing to advertise, the station must adapt.
Dining, history, architecture, shopping, art, theater, jazz, poetry, opera, fitness. Why not plan a few forays into Carnegie?
He may have been outspoken and eccentric, but at least he was honest -- a trait found few and far between among politicians.
Pittsburgh should be ashamed of its lack of recruitment and retention of a more diverse police force.
The Transparent Airfares Act passed the U.S. House of Representatives with broad, bipartisan support.
Regarding Rob Rogers’ cartoon, it is no secret that Gaza is, in effect, the world’s largest “open-air prison.
Rob Rogers’ editorial cartoon captioned “Why do they hate us so much?” has generated an unusual large volume of responses in these pages.
The root of the problem in Philadelphia is the same as the main cause of school property tax hikes in Allegheny County.
A new generation of ride-sharing companies have begun operating in Pittsburgh.
How can Dan Simpson suggest that Jordan, Turkey and Lebanon add to the almost 5 million Palestinian refugees they have hosted since 1948?
The Muslim world and European allies become irate when Israel reacts militarily but stand by quietly as ISIS beheads Muslims and Christians.
One does not have to believe Israel hasn’t a right to exist or to defend itself from those who would wish its annihilation to ask questions.
One would think our elected leaders would take time off from living high on the proverbial hog to honor a general who was needlessly killed.
Grant Oliphant’s case for saving the August Wilson Center intact could not have been more eloquently or persuasively put.
Thank you to the Post-Gazette for starting a discussion of depression; now please continue the discussion regarding suicide.
It is causing too much harm with air and water contamination, sicknesses among humans and animals and destruction of communities.
The problem that I see as a pedestrian crossing Carson Street on the South Side is that drivers are speeding and running red lights.
We need to work harder to maintain Pittsburgh as a top-ranked city for “walkability.”
Thank you for shedding light on the rash of crashes involving pedestrians in Pittsburgh with your well-designed, interactive article last
Persons with depression and addiction face their illness and the added burden of shame.
The role of health plan programs is often overlooked as a source of help.
People never forgot Chappaquiddick or Ted Kennedy’s shameful conduct.
The iconic images are awesome, physical presentations of the very bedrock of what most citizens imagine as the best of our heritage.
There seems to be inordinate discrimination against American Muslims.
Long-awaited Eid was bittersweet because of attacks in Pakistan.
Airport officials said some people complained about solicitations. People also complain about delays, but that is part of doing business.
The flowers are given away, not sold, in hopes of gaining a contribution. The contributions go directly to aid sick and homeless veterans.
There are enough talk shows on radio; I miss the music.
A plan is in place to move a U.S. Citizenship and Immigration office from the South Side of Pittsburgh to Penn Center in Wilkins.
There is a lack of funding for the Allegheny County Crime Lab
Freedom of the press is one of the most important freedoms in our Constitution.
The Rev. Franklin Graham will preach the radical love of God in Jesus.
Franklin Graham will speak in the Consol Energy Center.
To the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency: Please do your job and enforce better emission standards.
I was saddened by the news that a popular radio station, and my favorite, was changing from oldies music to a talk format (“Longtime Radio
If the Palestinians “hate” anything, it is that they are occupied and surrounded by land, air and sea and denied the basic human rights.
There is willful blindness and deep denial about the reality of Israel’s illegal occupation and treatment of the Palestinian people.
As a Holocaust survivor I am very sensitive to attacks on Jews. Mr. Rogers derided Israeli policies, not “the Jews.”
It is one thing to have strongly held beliefs. It is an entirely different matter to use those beliefs in the service of earthly power.
The PG headline was “Revival’s Franklin Graham Has Supporters, Detractors.” I am faithfully and joyfully one of the supporters.
As human beings these ordained men too often live with what I call “aloneness.”
Contrary to the Post-Gazette’s claims, the Public Utility Commission is very active in regulating Pittsburgh-area transportation companies.
If the August Wilson Center is sold to a developer, perhaps money from local entities could be shifted to preserve Wilson’s birthplace.
The PG’s Aug. 7 editorial cartoon is a grotesque distortion of the situation in Gaza.
I was appalled to see Thursday’s cartoon in my hometown newspaper.
I want to express my admiration for the honesty and courage of Rob Rogers for his Aug. 7 cartoon.
Over the next few months, the governor will falsely try to convince citizens of the state that he is for them.
Throw a dart at a world map and you are quite likely to come upon a region in deep strife, chaos and or even war.
I am growing weary of our country being involved in wars. I can’t remember a time when we weren’t fighting someplace. Old men sending young
The United Nations informed Israel and Hamas that indiscriminate attacks on civilians are war crimes
I share concern over the lack of knowledge about World War I.
In our democracy, consideration of opposing views, and the factual basis behind them, are critical to the success of our government.
The Sisters of Divine Providence, are grateful to Holy Family Institute, and support the institute.
Henry Kissinger stayed at a resort in Hangzhou, in preparation for the normalization of relations between China and the US.
In his Aug. 7 cartoon, Rob Rogers is not merely wrong but misses by 180 degrees where hate resides.
A Jewish state that is hated by the world? How much better that is than an Auschwitz that’s loved by it.
It is a strange “blockade” that Israel is enforcing over Gaza. Food, water, electricity and medicine are all provided by Israel.
Rob Rogers’ Aug. 7 cartoon is a terrible misrepresentation of the reality of Gaza.
Expanding school choice, ending inflexible seniority mandates and negotiating union concessions in labor contracts are better steps.
Baseball is not taking good enough care of its young fans, many of whom are in the formative stages of building their characters.
If the Penguins delay the project, it would be counterproductive to helping anyone financially.
The article is another attempt to unnecessarily frighten people about an industry that makes environmental protection its highest priority.
Gold increases dramatically in value when economies weaken, so sanctions might be turning Vladimir Putin into a “golden boy.”
I can’t wait to hear another excuse that President Barack Obama was caught off-guard by Russia’s actions.
How dare anyone compare inept congressional representatives with hard-working public school teachers?
Nixon never made a decision without looking at all the angles and possible outcomes and how it could best serve him.
The verbiage of the cartoon asks, “Why do they hate us so much?” I would ask why the PG hates Israel so much.
Perhaps Rob Rogers should draw a cartoon of Hamas missiles raining down on a map of Israel.
The assault of civilians and children is horrific to watch. It is not military might that is going to resolve this conflict.
The whole experience made me proud to be a Pittsburgher and a U.S. citizen.
Let’s encourage people who live in the suburbs to venture into the city and spend their money.
Anyone else notice the tragic irony of the Aug. 5 front-page juxtaposition of an article questioning the cause for the currently increasing
Former White House press secretary James Brady, who recently passed away at the age of 73
What if we decriminalized drugs? Many of our problems would disappear.
The umpire crew from the Pirates-Diamondbacks game on Sunday should be suspended without pay for the rest of the season.
Oakwatch, a citizen-sponsored project in Oakland,t aims to improve the community’s quality of life by working with building inspectors to
There is no military solution to the dispute between Israelis and Palestinians.
The “decades-long decline” in the population of the four counties is the reason for 11 out of the 39 hospitals being closed since 2000.
The president has no power to make up laws or change them when he doesn’t like them.
Today’s Republican Party is light years away from the Grand Old Party of Abraham Lincoln and Dwight Eisenhower.
The editorial “College Sex Assaults” raises the possibility that campus surveys would generate false accusations.
If recent letters about the Israeli-Hamas conflict are any indication, there’s a stunning ignorance of the rules of war as they apply here.
This is a David and Goliath war and hopefully the oppressed will triumph.
State Rep. Frank Dermody enjoyed notoriety this summer as he continued to bash Gov. Tom Corbett for education budget shortfalls.
The agency is clearly unwilling to accept constructive criticism that could help improve the coal mine permitting process.
The PG unfairly casts a wide net of blame on the natural gas industry for potential adverse impacts to groundwater.
In a nation where politicians too often think of “poor” as a four-letter word, thank you for the series on health care for the underserved.
I am very confused and disappointed by our government’s handling of immigration.
I would like to respond to Edward Gould’s letter, “The Problem with Botched Executions Is They’re Not Done Often Enough” (July 30).
How refreshing to drive on New York’s highways due to the state’s no-handheld-device law.