News Obituaries

 Robert P. Ravenstahl Sr.
Robert P. Ravenstahl Sr.

Obituary: Robert P. Ravenstahl Sr. / Grandfather of former city mayor, former state legislator

Mr. Ravenstahl died of natural causes Tuesday at The Arbors at St. Barnabas in Gibsonia. He was 90.

Obituary: Henry Clyde Walp / Brought humor, adventure to varied life

Henry Clyde Walp, who died at 99 in New Castle, held a variety of jobs including U.S. Army soldier and tax auditor.

 Freda Ellis

Obituary: Freda Ellis / August Wilson’s sister served in many roles

Freda Ellis -- sister of the late playwright August WIlson -- was a beloved force in the community.



State System board of governors OKs contracts with labor unions

The more than 4,000 covered by the collective bargaining agreements will receive salary increases or cash payments effective January 2016.

Sept. 2 lottery numbers corrected

The correct numbers from Wednesday night’s drawing are: 17 - 22 - 30 - 46 - 56; Powerball 16.



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Pittsburgh-area roofers sue over school background checks

The unions claim the rights of 21 workers were violated when they were banned from school grounds.

Sto-Rox High School students sent home early due to heat

District superintendent Terry DeCarbo said the high school building is the only one in the district without central air conditioning.


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