News Obituaries

Obituary: Monique J. Lemaitre Leon / Professor of Latin American literature and language

Monique J. Lemaitre Leon, 81, of Squirrel Hill, a scholar, died Nov. 5 in Shadyside Hospital after a lengthy illness, her family said.

Obituary: Frederick J. Birkel / Banker was ultimate storyteller

Former bank executive Frederick J. Birkel took duties seriously as son, husband, father and Marine.

Obituary: Anthony F. Lisanti / Civil engineer, loyal friend

Anthony F. Lisanti, the former CEO of Chester Engineers and a U.S. Navy veteran who gave of himself long after retirement, died Nov. 14.



Viewing Oakland through the windshield of a Port Authority bus driver

If the perils of the traffic in Oakland make professional Port Authority bus drivers nervous, imagine what they do to regular motorists.

TRAFFIC: Motorists get weekend reprieve from Parkway West work

The Parkway East will close for one more weekend -- Dec. 4 through 6 -- to prepare for the Greenfield Bridge implosion.



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Diana Nelson Jones' Walkabout: 'Youth Rising' by Chris Ivey gets inside the kids of Shuman

The “East of Liberty” filmmaker expands documentary to address youth culture and violence with youth at Shuman Detention Center.

Caption Contest 276 ... and winners of CapCon 275

Stacy Innerst is the artist. You are the caption writer.


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