News Obituaries

 Mary Ellen Quinn
Mary Ellen Quinn

Obituary: Mary Ellen Quinn / Built family around church, activism

Despite raising nine children, Mary Ellen Quinn of McCandless found time to be active in her church and peace movements.

 Donald Kaelin

Obituary: Donald Kaelin / Franklin Park farmer had passion for growing flowers, relationships

Donald Kaelin helped to turn his family’s farming equipment business in Franklin Park into a retail farming and greenhouse operation.

Obituary: Anthony James Belski / Cashier with ‘a very big heart’ was favorite of customers at grocery store in Bethel Park

Anthony “A.J.” Belski of Castle Shannon was so gregarious that customers changed lines to go through his supermarket checkout line.

 Elva H. Perrin.

Obituary: Elva H. Perrin / From career as clothes purchaser to dedicated volunteer

Gracious and generous, Elva Perrin also taught languages and served in WWII effort. “She had love in her heart for all,” said her daughter.


Allegheny College hails moment as nation’s most civil at ceremony

Fifty-four years ago in Montgomery, Ala., police beat John Lewis and other Freedom Riders as they got off a bus.

ISIS claims responsibility for Texas attack outside Muhammad cartoon show

Two gunmen were killed after wounding a security guard at the Curtis Culwell Center in Garland, Texas.



Israel vets shed light on Gaza war policies

An Israeli veterans group’s survey of soldiers documents lax rules of engagement.

Yemen says Aden troops were locals trained in the Gulf

Special forces troops fighting the Houthi militia in Aden were Yemenis, not foreign troops.



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