News Obituaries

Obituary: Clement 'Russell' Mathews / Steel fabrication exec who thrived on complex projects

Mr. Mathews, 80, a civil engineer by training, worked on projects from Fifth Avenue Place to the NYC World Trade Center.

Obituary: Earl A. McCabe Jr. / Nuclear engineer, dedicated volunteer

Earl A. McCabe Jr. was a nuclear engineer who dedicated himself to helping others through volunteerism.

 Otto Abraham.

Obituary: Otto Abraham / Founded metals supply firm, created scholarship

Mr. Abraham became an avid Pirates fan after immigrating to Pittsburgh with his family in 1939.

 This 2009 photo provided by ABC shows actor David Canary who played the roles of Adam/Stuart Chandler in the television show “All My Children."

Obituary: David Canary / Star of ‘All My Children’ soap opera for nearly 30 years

Mr. Canary’s first taste of soap-opera drama came in 1965, when he was cast as Dr. Russ Gehring in “Peyton Place.”



New Kensington man killed in single-vehicle crash in Armstrong County

State police say Ronald Heuston lost control of his vehicle early Sunday on Ford City Road in North Buffalo Township

Parkway East travelers get a reprieve this weekend

Public works officials hopeful delays in first closure of Parkway East will be rectified in next weekend’s closure.



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Local Dispatch: The Christmas ham that got us going

In 1950s, an aunt with a large ham for Christmas dinner motivated 13 of us to pile into a car to visit. And then it began to snow. A lot ...

Local Dispatch: Why we still send Christmas cards

One can see how this quaint custom might fade. But when you send someone a real Christmas card, you are also sending a piece of yourself.


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