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A 1985 biography of George Washington Williams has helped inform a new generation of his contributions to African American history.
Peter McKay is worried about drones, driverless cars and machines taking people’s jobs. But he’s OK with computers taking over his column.
“The Order: 1886,” a PlayStation 4 exclusive, is high on presentation and story, low on player choices.
How to train your monster: The MegaBits gaming app mixes old and new gaming technology.
At a weekly Mass at St. Mary of the Mount, hearing and deaf persons worship bilingually — in English and American Sign Language.
Genealogists in Pennsylvania and beyond criticize restrictions on accessing old mental-health records to track down family members.
Nintendo fixes stability problems present in the old version, allowing the handheld device to live up to its name.
Church records can assist in researching family history.
Virtual matchmaking has gone mobile, with free apps to download to smart phones and other devices.
Monster trucks, Jackie Evancho and a zombie Valentine dinner mixer on the slate for this weekend.
Many churches and synagogues preserve documents and provide information useful to genealogists and historical researchers.
Many families ski at night at Pittsburgh-area resorts to improve their skills and have a little bit of breathing room on the slopes.
When a clawless cat meets a gutless dog, he’s the winner.
Old Economy Village in Ambridge is exhibiting furniture and artifacts that highlight the craftsmanship of the Harmony Society.
Sam Hazo’s play “Tell It to the Marines”; Trumpeter Chris Botti; Ronald K. Brown/Evidence dance company all hit town.
Donald C. Jefferson of Pittsburgh was among a small group of African-Americans to be commissioned as U.S. Army officers during World War I.
In 1919, the return of black soldiers and officers from 351st Field Artillery in World War I drew huge crowds in Pittsburgh.
This installment of the Storefront Project shows how Brereton Street has evolved as markets and shops have closed.
Sunday Assembly, launched in 2013, claims 65 chapters, with Pittsburgh’s opening last fall. It celebrates “the one life we know we have.”
Professor Steve Hallock challenged his students to go 24 hours without technology. He says nearly everyone struggled.
Tips for making sure you get the most out of your sessions.
Organizers of a clothing drive at the University of Pittsburgh hope to collect 150,000 pieces in an effort to set a world record.