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 Boats waiting at the dock for their heat to begin at a recent Wheeling Vintage Powerboat Regatta. All the boats are pre-1986, and while they don't actually race for safety reasons, they can hit speeds of 100 to 150 mph.

Vintage powerboats will be revving on the river at Wheeling

More than 45 vintage powerboats will ’race’ from Wheeling’s Heritage Port on the Ohio River, just downstream from Pittsburgh.



 The front yard garden of the Edgewood home of Sharon Danovich and her husband, John Lupone, winner in the small garden category of the summer 2015 Great Gardens Contest.

Edgewood woman creates cool green get-togethers on a tiny city lot

Sharon Danovich's carefully designed vignettes made her the small garden winner in the PG's Great Gardens Contest, summer edition.



 At the Old Allegheny Antiques show, Bedford on the Square Antiques will be be showing this landscape oil painting on canvas by American artist Edmund Darch Lewis, 1835-1910 of the Hudson River School. Edmund Darch Lewis is noted as one of America’s great artists. He was born into a very affluent family in Philadelphia.

Old Allegheny City Antiques Show to benefit North Side church

A new antiques show is coming to town at the Calvary United Methodist Church on the North Side this weekend.



 This matched pair of 19th-century cast-iron benches (circa 1870) from Finnegan Gallery feature a graceful foliate cresting, horseshoe trellis back and cabriole legs under the scrolled seats. There is evidence of several much earlier paint applications.

Antiques show in Edgeworth to focus on unusual items

For an antiques show with unique finds, head to the second “Antiques Reimagined” to benefit the Child Health Association of Sewickley at


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Buying Here: Lightning strike sparks business potential in Dormont

A lightning strike in June meant the end of People's Food Mart, but the renovated building is back looking for business.



Dormont at a glance

Dormont was incorporated on March 31, 1909, as the first independent municipality in the South Hills.


 

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Treasures from the Mediterranean featured in exhibit

Greek antiquities crafted during the Hellenistic period shine at the Getty museum in Los Angeles. The exhibit moves to D.C. in December.



New York dig unearths stone walls of an old British fort

Dig at Lake George Battlefield Park, in the southern Adirondacks, uncovers fort's stone walls.


 

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