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 Sherif Abdelhak, former CEO for Allegheny Health, Education and Research Foundation
Sherif Abdelhak, former CEO for Allegheny Health, Education and Research Foundation

Obituary: Sherif Abdelhak / Embattled health care CEO died quietly

The CEO of AHERF (Allegheny Health, Education and Research Foundation), once the state’s largest health system, was jailed after its fall.


 Elizabeth Forward senior Tyler Wachs built a canoe in the school's new FABLab, which allowed him to design the canoe on a computer that then cut the pieces for him. Here, he gives the canoe its second voyage in the high school pool.

Elizabeth Forward student creates canoe in high school's digital fabrication lab

Senior Tyler Wachs could have simply purchased a canoe, but asked, “Why not make something that you can say you built with your own hands?”

  • Student uses computer to build a dream canoe



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     “This is my kind of transaction, uniting two world-class organizations and delivering shareholder value,” said Warren Buffett, chairman of Berkshire Hathaway, in the official deal announcement.

    Heinz-Kraft merger reflects challenges for iconic brands

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    Former Allegheny County Jail psychiatrist banned for bringing cigarettes to work

    Charlotte Hoffman, 68, of Portersville said she wasn’t giving items to inmates, who she said aren’t getting adequate mental health services.



    Police: Drowning may have caused South Side nurse's death

    Wheeling police Sgt. Gregg McKenzie said investigators are awaiting the results of additional tests, including a toxicology screen.


     
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