http://www.post-gazette.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 23:11:07 GMT Libercus en hourly 1 Fire destroys historic church in Oakmont http://www.post-gazette.com/local/east/2014/09/19/St-Paul-Baptist-Church-fire/stories/201409190185 Fri, 19 Sep 2014 22:43:55 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/local/east/2014/09/19/St-Paul-Baptist-Church-fire/stories/201409190185 Fire has destroyed a historic church in Oakmont. Fire has destroyed a historic church in Oakmont.

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NFL commissioner Roger Goodell to discuss domestic violence issues today http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/steelers/2014/09/19/NFL-commissioner-Roger-Goodell-to-address-domestic-violence-issues-today/stories/201409190180 Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:40:57 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/steelers/2014/09/19/NFL-commissioner-Roger-Goodell-to-address-domestic-violence-issues-today/stories/201409190180 NEW YORK — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell will make his first public statements in more than a week about the rash of NFL players involved in domestic violence when he holds a news conference at 3 p.m. today in New York. NEW YORK — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell will make his first public statements in more than a week about the rash of NFL players involved in domestic violence when he holds a news conference at 3 p.m. today in New York.

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Bank urges judge not to delay sale of August Wilson Center http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2014/09/19/Bank-urges-judge-not-to-delay-sale-of-August-Wilson-Center/stories/201409190177 Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:10:20 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2014/09/19/Bank-urges-judge-not-to-delay-sale-of-August-Wilson-Center/stories/201409190177 An attorney for Dollar Bank this morning urged an Allegheny County judge not to forestall the possible sale of the August Wilson Center for African American Culture any longer. An attorney for Dollar Bank this morning urged an Allegheny County judge not to forestall the possible sale of the August Wilson Center for African American Culture any longer.

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Crosby makes surprise appearance at Penguins training camp http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/penguins/2014/09/19/Crosby-makes-surprise-appearance-at-Penguins-training-camp/stories/201409190161 Fri, 19 Sep 2014 14:47:44 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/penguins/2014/09/19/Crosby-makes-surprise-appearance-at-Penguins-training-camp/stories/201409190161 Penguins center Sidney Crosby made a surprise on-ice appearance at the first day of training camp, skating for the first 50 minutes of a workout at Consol Energy Center. Penguins center Sidney Crosby made a surprise on-ice appearance at the first day of training camp, skating for the first 50 minutes of a workout at Consol Energy Center.

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Three-alarm fire in Oakland destroys two houses http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2014/09/19/Three-alarm-fire-in-Oakland-destroys-two-houses/stories/201409190158 Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:57:50 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2014/09/19/Three-alarm-fire-in-Oakland-destroys-two-houses/stories/201409190158 Four men and three women, some University of Pittsburgh students, were displaced after an early morning fire destroyed two houses in Oakland. Four men and three women, some University of Pittsburgh students, were displaced after an early morning fire destroyed two houses in Oakland.

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Curtain rises on new amenities-packed movie theater in McCandless http://www.post-gazette.com/ae/movies/2014/09/19/Curtain-raises-on-new-amenties-packed-movie-theater-in-McCandless/stories/201409190007 Wed, 17 Sep 2014 21:14:31 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/ae/movies/2014/09/19/Curtain-raises-on-new-amenties-packed-movie-theater-in-McCandless/stories/201409190007 If McCandless or Ross or Pine residents want to toast the opening of Cinemark North Hills and XD, they won’t have to look far for a frozen strawberry daiquiri, glass of wine or chilled Blue Moon, Magic Hat or Penn Pilsner brew.  If McCandless or Ross or Pine residents want to toast the opening of Cinemark North Hills and XD, they won’t have to look far for a frozen strawberry daiquiri, glass of wine or chilled Blue Moon, Magic Hat or Penn Pilsner brew. 

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On the Steelers: Mike Mitchell to change tackling style to avoid fines http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/steelers/2014/09/19/On-the-Steelers-Mike-Mitchell-to-change-tackling-style-to-avoid-fines/stories/201409190116 Fri, 19 Sep 2014 01:47:12 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/steelers/2014/09/19/On-the-Steelers-Mike-Mitchell-to-change-tackling-style-to-avoid-fines/stories/201409190116 This is one time safety Mike Mitchell did not get fined for a big hit on the playing field, but he vows to do something about it to ward off future fines. This is one time safety Mike Mitchell did not get fined for a big hit on the playing field, but he vows to do something about it to ward off future fines.

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Penguins seek answers to many questions http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/penguins/2014/09/19/Penguins-seek-answers-to-many-questions-1/stories/201409190137 Fri, 19 Sep 2014 02:32:57 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/penguins/2014/09/19/Penguins-seek-answers-to-many-questions-1/stories/201409190137 The physicals are done. The physicals are done.

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Author to bring message of lifting others to Pittsburgh http://www.post-gazette.com/business/2014/09/19/Glennon-Doyle-Melton-to-bring-message-of-lifting-others-to-Pittsburghs-Womens-Leadership-Council-Breakfast/stories/201409190004 Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:56:38 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/business/2014/09/19/Glennon-Doyle-Melton-to-bring-message-of-lifting-others-to-Pittsburghs-Womens-Leadership-Council-Breakfast/stories/201409190004 After she gave birth to her third child, Glennon Doyle Melton wanted to venture beyond what felt like an isolated existence as a suburban, stay-at-home mom. After she gave birth to her third child, Glennon Doyle Melton wanted to venture beyond what felt like an isolated existence as a suburban, stay-at-home mom.

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Buncher Co. making progress on Strip District land http://www.post-gazette.com/business/2014/09/19/Buncher-Co-making-progress-on-Strip-District-land/stories/201409190069 Thu, 18 Sep 2014 21:15:31 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/business/2014/09/19/Buncher-Co-making-progress-on-Strip-District-land/stories/201409190069 Even as the city searched for a new developer to handle the Strip District’s produce terminal, the Buncher Co. had been putting in the time on the $450 million residential and office development that will surround it. Even as the city searched for a new developer to handle the Strip District’s produce terminal, the Buncher Co. had been putting in the time on the $450 million residential and office development that will surround it.

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Pittsburgh-area Scots have mixed emotions about vote http://www.post-gazette.com/local/region/2014/09/19/Local-Scots-have-mixed-emotions-about-vote/stories/201409190020 Thu, 18 Sep 2014 18:23:59 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/local/region/2014/09/19/Local-Scots-have-mixed-emotions-about-vote/stories/201409190020 It’s a sair fecht fir a hauf loaf an’ a sairer fecht fir a heel een. (It’s a hard fight for half a loaf of bread and a harder fight for a whole one — Scottish expression.) It’s a sair fecht fir a hauf loaf an’ a sairer fecht fir a heel een. (It’s a hard fight for half a loaf of bread and a harder fight for a whole one — Scottish expression.)

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Ron Cook: Cole shows he thrives on big stage http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/ron-cook/2014/09/19/Ron-Cook-Cole-shows-he-thrives-on-big-stage/stories/201409190147 Fri, 19 Sep 2014 03:31:44 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/ron-cook/2014/09/19/Ron-Cook-Cole-shows-he-thrives-on-big-stage/stories/201409190147 In football, a quarterback gives his team its best chance of winning a big game. In hockey, it's the goaltender. In baseball, it's that night's starting pitcher. In football, a quarterback gives his team its best chance of winning a big game. In hockey, it's the goaltender. In baseball, it's that night's starting pitcher.

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New Colteryahn tea promotes Allegheny County parks http://www.post-gazette.com/local/region/2014/09/19/New-Colteryahn-tea-promotes-Allegheny-County-parks/stories/201409190017 Thu, 18 Sep 2014 18:04:02 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/local/region/2014/09/19/New-Colteryahn-tea-promotes-Allegheny-County-parks/stories/201409190017 Pick up a bottle of iced-tea lemonade, and you might be looking down at pictures of Allegheny County's parks. Pick up a bottle of iced-tea lemonade, and you might be looking down at pictures of Allegheny County's parks.

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Pittsburgh rally to promote women's work in life sciences http://www.post-gazette.com/business/2014/09/19/Pittsburghs-Outstanding-Women-Entrepreneurs-Rally-to-promote-womens-work-in-life-sceinces/stories/201409190033 Thu, 18 Sep 2014 19:30:33 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/business/2014/09/19/Pittsburghs-Outstanding-Women-Entrepreneurs-Rally-to-promote-womens-work-in-life-sceinces/stories/201409190033 A group of 12 female entrepreneurs will get to make pitches Monday to investors at the first Pittsburgh’s Outstanding Women Entrepreneurs Rally, part of an initiative to encourage collaboration and opportunity for women at life sciences companies in the region. A group of 12 female entrepreneurs will get to make pitches Monday to investors at the first Pittsburgh’s Outstanding Women Entrepreneurs Rally, part of an initiative to encourage collaboration and opportunity for women at life sciences companies in the region.

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Penn State WR duo sets record pace so far http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/psu/2014/09/19/Penn-State-WR-duo-sets-record-pace-so-far/stories/201409190149 Fri, 19 Sep 2014 03:38:24 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/psu/2014/09/19/Penn-State-WR-duo-sets-record-pace-so-far/stories/201409190149 UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- DaeSean Hamilton doesn't have the typical look of a big-play receiver. He's bookish. When he's not in his helmet, jersey and pads, he's often wearing hipster glasses, and his hair sticks up in all directions. UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- DaeSean Hamilton doesn't have the typical look of a big-play receiver. He's bookish. When he's not in his helmet, jersey and pads, he's often wearing hipster glasses, and his hair sticks up in all directions.

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Pitt's Paul Chryst, Iowa's Kirk Ferentz go back to Big Ten days http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/Pitt/2014/09/19/Pitt-s-Paul-Chryst-Iowa-s-Kirk-Ferentz-go-back-to-Big-Ten-days/stories/201409190148 Fri, 19 Sep 2014 03:34:01 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/Pitt/2014/09/19/Pitt-s-Paul-Chryst-Iowa-s-Kirk-Ferentz-go-back-to-Big-Ten-days/stories/201409190148 According to Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz, he and Pitt coach Paul Chryst have never been out to dinner together. According to Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz, he and Pitt coach Paul Chryst have never been out to dinner together.

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Bayer says it will spin off materials unit http://www.post-gazette.com/business/2014/09/19/Bayer-to-spinoff-materials-division/stories/201409190065 Thu, 18 Sep 2014 20:51:20 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/business/2014/09/19/Bayer-to-spinoff-materials-division/stories/201409190065 The German parent of Bayer MaterialScience, whose North American headquarters is in Robinson, announced Thursday it will spin off the unit in the next 12 to 18 months. The German parent of Bayer MaterialScience, whose North American headquarters is in Robinson, announced Thursday it will spin off the unit in the next 12 to 18 months.

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Tony Norman: Putting guns in schools is reason to recoil http://www.post-gazette.com/opinion/tony-norman/2014/09/19/Tony-Norman-Putting-guns-in-schools-is-reason-to-recoil/stories/201409190029 Thu, 18 Sep 2014 19:09:51 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/opinion/tony-norman/2014/09/19/Tony-Norman-Putting-guns-in-schools-is-reason-to-recoil/stories/201409190029 America has always been awash in bad ideas. The Founding Fathers spoke a good game about liberty but allowed America to become a slave republic, because they didn’t want to alienate the Southern farmers and merchants who helped bankroll and fight the war for independence against the British. America has always been awash in bad ideas. The Founding Fathers spoke a good game about liberty but allowed America to become a slave republic, because they didn’t want to alienate the Southern farmers and merchants who helped bankroll and fight the war for independence against the British.

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Movie review: 'This Is Where I Leave You' offers a pleasant diversion http://www.post-gazette.com/ae/movie-reviews/2014/09/19/Movie-review-Where-I-Leave-You-offers-a-pleasant-diversion/stories/201409180281 Thu, 18 Sep 2014 17:40:55 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/ae/movie-reviews/2014/09/19/Movie-review-Where-I-Leave-You-offers-a-pleasant-diversion/stories/201409180281 The four Altman siblings — forced by their mom to stay a week together with her after their dad’s funeral — won’t take sitting shiva lying down. The four Altman siblings — forced by their mom to stay a week together with her after their dad’s funeral — won’t take sitting shiva lying down.

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Obituary: Anna Mae Gorman Lindberg / Made ’32 Olympics swim team as teen from Homestead http://www.post-gazette.com/news/obituaries/2014/09/19/Obituary-Anna-Mae-Gorman-Lindberg-Made-32-Olympics-swim-team-as-teen-from-Homestead/stories/201409180141 Wed, 17 Sep 2014 17:35:49 GMT http://www.post-gazette.com/news/obituaries/2014/09/19/Obituary-Anna-Mae-Gorman-Lindberg-Made-32-Olympics-swim-team-as-teen-from-Homestead/stories/201409180141 Anna Mae Gorman Lindberg was a successful athlete, community activist and college graduate late in life. But she was also an outgoing, warm and gentle woman, who loved her family and friends.  Anna Mae Gorman Lindberg was a successful athlete, community activist and college graduate late in life. But she was also an outgoing, warm and gentle woman, who loved her family and friends. 

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