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 Dorthia Jackson.

Century Club: Her secret to long life was never hidden

Hard-working, loving Dorthia Jackson turns 100 in Butler.

1 day ago


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The Next Page / 'Chutz-Pow': Ordinary superheroes of the Holocaust

The ToonSeum and Holocaust Center of the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh have produced “Chutz-Pow! Superheroes of the Holocaust.”

3 days ago


2Do this week, Aug. 17-23: Cultural events around Pittsburgh

Associated Arts exhibition, hip-hop artist Chancellor Warhol, Lincoln Highway SupperMarket, The East Winds Symphonic Band and more

3 days ago


Online dictionary reflects changing times

The batch of cray new words added to Oxford Dictionaries Online is a hot mess of definitions that capture the zeitgeist of today.

4 days ago


Obituary: Fredia Hurdle / Among plaintiffs in Pa.'s gay marriage case

Fredia Hurdle, one of the plaintiffs in the case that led to the striking down of Pennsylvania’s gay marriage ban, died Thursday.

1 week ago


U.S. Evangelicals cheer on Latin American culture wars

The many left-leaning governments in Latin America will not be easily swayed by U.S.-backed conservatives.

1 week ago


 Monroeville United Cricket Club's Santhosh Prasad, left, and Ravi Patel cross the pitch scoring during a game against the Classics at Edgebrook Field in South Park.

Cricket catches on: Pittsburgh players are making the game a magnet

For 15 years, the Pittsburgh Cricket Association has been giving batsmen and bowlers a bit of the game they played at home.

1 week ago


Peter McKay: Life on the cheap

When you pride yourself on getting through the week with the same $4 in your wallet, the living ain’t easy.

1 week ago


 At Jack Stack Pool in Brighton Heights, this 1982 sculpture by Anthony Vitale stands atop a shower for pool goers to rinse off before and after using the pool. The Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council will be hosting a pool party there Saturday.

North Side pool party to celebrate public art

A marine sculpture that doubles as a shower at Jack Stack pool in Brighton Heights is focal point of a Public Art Pool Party on Saturday.

1 week ago


The Hot List of things to do this weekend

The Butler Farm Show and the Washington County Agricultural Fair are two of the events scheduled for the coming weekend.

5 days ago


 The Welsh and American flags welcomed worshipers to the 2013 Salem Homecoming.

Keeping Welsh church tradition alive in Ebensburg

Keeping up the annual rite, the faithful of Salem Homecoming Church will gather today in Ebensburg. A new generation is giving it a boost.

2 weeks ago


 Nghi Nguyen, center, at a meeting with other members of the Vietnamese Catholic community last month in O'Hara.

Pittsburgh’s New Immigrants / From Vietnam War refugee to Pittsburgh doctor: Nghi Nguyen's journey

A doctor typifies the first wave of Vietnam immigrants to Pittsburgh.

2 weeks ago


 T.J. Frye, 7, hugs his calf, Old Betsy, while getting ready to show her at last year's Westmoreland Fair. This year's addition takes place Aug. 15-23.

County fair season is in full swing with farm animals and noisy trucks

Fairs offer everything from queen contests to pig races.

2 weeks ago


 Rebecca Svetina and Casey, the 9-year-old family miniature schnauzer that made a big hit on YouTube.

Video of Murrysville dog fainting with love after reuniting with owner is Internet sensation

Rebecca Svetina’s schnauzer, Casey,has offered more than 20 million YouTube fans a look at loyalty and unconditional love.

3 weeks ago


 Clara "Nunny" Franceschini.

Century Club: Clara 'Nunny' Franceschini's secrets: Put others first and dress well

Clara “Nunny” Franceschini, famous for her Italian cooking, turns 100 in August and offers several heartwarming recipes for longevity.

3 weeks ago


 Pittsburgh boasts beauty and plenty positive rankings, including the most livable city. But it's also one of the unhappiest, according to the National Bureau of Economic Research.

Study names Pittsburgh nation's second most unhappy city

“Unhappy Cities,” published this month by the National Bureau of Economic Research ranks Pittsburgh behind only New York City.

3 weeks ago


Peter McKay: Too slow for the slow lane

Riding an old bike is a great way to stay in shape -- just don’t plan on making a fast escape.

3 weeks ago




 Britain's Prince George walks during a July 2 visit to the "Sensational Butterflies" exhibition at the Natural History Museum, London. He turns 1 today.

Royal family stays low-key as the little prince turns 1

Prince George, heir to the British throne after his father and grandfather, celebrates his birthday today.

4 weeks ago


 Lavinia Schumann turns 100 on Thursday.

Century Club: Centenarian relies on good breakfast, good living

Lavinia Schumann celebrates her 100th birthday with a surprise party for 125 friends and family.

4 weeks ago



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