The American Field Service Intercultural Program in Western Pennsylvania sifts through more than 2,000 applications each year.
If you show up at Downtown’s SPACE gallery to see “John Riegert,” you’ll get to see many representations of him and meet the man himself.
Born May 22 and July 10, they are two of only 148 known in the entire world of this species of bird. They are extinct in the wild.
The university says benefits will include “behavioral health support, medications such as hormones, and surgery.”
Lots of fairs and festivals, including the Shadyside Art Festival and the Rensaissance Festival are on the schedule for the weekend.
The Canadian-based company opened its first U.S. location here earlier this month. It offers custom shirts, suiting, tuxedos and top coats.
Lots of fairs, including the Pittsburgh Renaissance Festival and loads of other activites scheduled for the coming weekend.
Lawrenceville resident Grace Hilliard Boncuk worked elections, baked bread for high schoolers and veterans and helped raise two families.
Visitors say the partially restored factory center in southeastern Pennsylvania offers a fascinating story they never read in history books.
Among Pittsburgh’s successful Kickstarter projects are those that exceed their fundraising targets because they’re unusual and different.
The internet has become fertile ground for new stories featuring familiar characters, especially by women, LGBTQ people and people of color.
New research in St. Louis offers an eye-opening study on what birds see and how their color perception surpasses that of humans.
Bored with cornhole? Local inventor James Lomuscio challenges outdoor players with a fresh take on lawn bowling games.
As more suburban homeowners take up backyard farming, some of their neighbors are calling for more regulation of hobby agriculture.
Farm shows, fairs and music, all on the agenda for the coming weekend.
Nan Moone Currington worked for Pittsburgh Public Schools; Ray Lorenz was a locomotive engineer.
Six-week paid summer jobs are available in 2017 to make recreation and conservation improvements in Pennsylvania parks.
Former PetSmart chairman will take the helm at GNC. Shares in the vitamin and nutrition supplement business tumbled after the announcement.
The Fayette County Fair gets underway this weekend, kicking off fair season.
The message and choice of designer for the first lady's dress make a statement about being inclusive.
Oregon-to-Delaware ride stops in Pittsburgh today to raise money and awareness for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Reading helps keep a doctor healthy, while family, fun and church work are two women’s secrets to a long, happy life.
Diabetes’ complex biology leads to confusion about what type Prime Minister Theresa May has, but it shouldn’t block her success.
Pennsylvania has designated Beckets Run Woodlands in Forward a Wild Plant Sanctuary as a model of sustainable land management.
A new interactive exhibit at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History is opening the doors of discovery, if you can find it.
There is something for every taste and interest during a busy weekend of fairs and festivals.
Nelly with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, The Warp Tour and Fitz and the The Tantrums all hit town this weekend.
Trek Development Group/Q Development and BET Investments brought proposals to the city planning commission Tuesday.
Board deadlocked on two different policies aimed at addressing how students can use school restrooms.
A new Senior Environment Corps chapter is being created in Beaver County to join other volunteers around the state.
Kids who sucked their thumb or bit their nails were less likely to get allergies as teens and adults, according to a study in Pediatrics.
When the patient is slowly dying in the yard, your best hope is that it expires before the surgeon gets there.
A rock star of the ornithological world will speak in Oakland on Thursday about his painstakingly illustrated field guides to birds.
The real “Secret Life of Pets” involves chewing and dragging toilet paper, stealing tomatoes, drinking from the toilet and even twerking.
A teacher and trip leader covered 440-plus miles and raised more than $6,000 in his monthlong Sojourn Funding Adaptive Recreation.
Before going on vacation, take some time to research both the natural and man-made hazards that may await you.
Pittsburgh Bicentennial celebration, Fireworks in New Castle and Bill Maher at Heinz Hall.
A new local distillery, the maker of Liberty Pole Spirits, opens Saturday as part of the fun.
A statue, relay and a mural will help to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the African Methodist Episcopal Church.
Dominic Rodriguez plans to enjoy hanging around with his furry friends Downtown even though he’s not allowed inside the convention center.
Adam Martin caught Christina Tarantola’s eye when he posted a photo of himself with a healthy ice cream bar on the social media platform.
Users of the North Shore Trail at Allegheny Landing will be detoured across Federal Street for a few months while the trail is rebuilt.
The Findlay-based retailer will pay $15 million for intellectual property and $8 million plus fees for the right to acquire leases.
Fireworks and festivals are on tap for Independence Day throughout the Pittsburgh region.
Thousands of furries will take over Pittsburgh this weekend for their annual convention.
She was supposed to clean John P. Moody’s teeth but ended up marrying him. Some say it’s the last time he got to open his mouth.
Think you’ve got consumption or the grippe? It’s probably just a serious case of Cyberchondria.
An educational program at Slippery Rock Gorge on Sunday will be “period-correct” to show how traditionally milled foods were actually made.
Florida man offers for auction a century-old bat with the marks of Honus Wagner, the Pirates hall of fame shortstop.
Hundreds at St. Paul Cathedral venerate relics of Thomas More and John Fisher, touted as examples of a modern cause of religious liberty.