News Obituaries


Obituary: David A. Page / Business professor who valued historic preservation

Mr. Page, a Harvard Ph.D. who taught at Robert Morris University for decades, founded Regional Resources to protect historic buildings.


Obituary: Daniel Fine / New Kensington doctor had moral compass

New Kensington physician was committed to social justice.



 Susie Fitzgerald

Obituary: Susan Burt Fitzgerald / Co-founded Pine travel business

Susan Fitzgerald, who co-founded Pine-based Frontiers International Travel, died following complications from heart surgery. She was 76.



 Darryl Dawkins

Obituary: Darryl Dawkins / NBA’s ‘Chocolate Thunder’ dunker

He was the first high school player to go straight to the NBA when he was drafted by the Philadelphia 76ers in 1975.


State


Pennsylvania students lag in receiving required vaccines

Only a small percentage claim an exemption to requirements. The larger problem: many children are not up-to-date on their vaccines



Budget impasse leaving House Democrats in the lurch

Human service agencies are feeling a cash-flow crunch and some school districts have approved tapping lines of credit to pay the bills.


 
Advertisement

BLOGS

PG Blogs:

Community Voices:

Advertisement


Education


CMU grad builds cybersleuthing tool to snare sex traffickers

Emily Kennedy’s company had its roots in her senior thesis at CMU and now helps law enforcement officials find human trafficking criminals.



Former student convicted of sex charges in scandal at exclusive New England prep school

The case exposed a tradition in which seniors competed to see how many younger students they could have sex with.


 

Early Returns


Breakfast Sausage: 5 stories to read today

U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey applauds during a 2012 visit to the VA medical campus in Oakland. (Larry Roberts/Post-Gazette) 1) New poll


The old hidden-sister trick

No, the Kane in the red dress. She said she'd talk when she was able to release the pornographic emails she said were behind her