AGH workers organized for better pay, and UPMC will raising entry-level pay by 2019. The reality is that active workers get attention.
Instant replay: Coming to a voting booth near you?
The president-elect is not inspiring confidence with his Cabinet picks.
Announcement of alternative route gives activists hope after things were building toward a traumatic and violent climax.
Charity becomes toxic when it’s maybe more about what makes the giver feel good than about what truly helps the recipient.
The cleanup is one project covered by a $10,000 grant from Lowe’s.
Even when big diesel-gulping trucks pick up leaves and stuff, both planet and city coffers are winners.
Islamist violence is being downplayed by Democrats and media.
Dec. 7, 1941, is a date that lives not only in infamy, but also in the lives of us all.
The national consensus in 1955 was that racism and segregation were reasonable, practical and even sanctified by God. Rosa Parks said, No.
Mike Diven, who has a long and continuing history with the people (and boxers) of Cuba, recalls a friendly chat with the maximum leader.
Trump should keep his voters in mind and rebuild America.
More than a few once-staunch “Never Trump” Republicans have already bared their necks like submissive canines before the Trump alpha dog.
“Taking our country back” is a two-track highway; and there’s no term for Fidel Castro other than mass-murdering dictator.
Diana Nelson Jones' Walkabout: Rudy, the Wylie Avenue rooster, is doing great with family in St. Louis
A 10-year-old’s sharp eyes help alert her Dad and sister to the location of a tired rooster hiding under a bush after a four-block chase.
If anyone’s wondering how Trump won Pennsylvania, here’s the answer in six words: He won where the jobs aren’t. A recount won’t change that.
Journalists overplay race and turmoil.
Donald Trump has embarked on a steep climb up a rocky path.
“The Glory Years of the Pennsylvania Turnpike” is a gorgeous coffee table book that will defy your present opinion of the highway.
Pompeo is perfect for CIA, but Flynn is the wrong person as national security adviser.
It’s the holidays, time to examine commercial aviation from the passengers’ view. “Arrrrrrrrrrrgghhhhhhh!” Why, that feels better already.
Government shouldn’t use force against Indian protesters.
I love books and music much more than I hate politicians. I could certainly do without the latter, but I can’t function without a good book.
The entire year has pulsed with a pervasive unease. How do we get out of the misery and find the next chapter?
Diana Nelson Jones' Walkabout: Nonprofit aids citizen marketing, philanthropy with local staff person
In Our Back Yard (IOBY) has been supporting neighborhood projects in Pittsburgh for 2 years through its website.
It’s time to rethink an old dismissal of the hinterlands’ importance, “trees don’t vote.” This time there was real bite behind that bark.
They’re plenty worried about what Trump might do on trade, but they have a safety net.
Mainstream journalists showed that they are totally out of touch.
The Greenfield neighborhood that floods too frequently is finally getting attention from authorities. Can they absorb patience?
Pennsylvania might have saved more than 8,000 words in a federal court argument had it only kept 25 more words on the state ballot question.
We have to try to figure out what happened before we move on.
Hillary Clinton was a weak candidate who couldn’t close the deal. But we cannot despair over con-man Trump. Get ready for the next round!
The national media’s one job is to cover the entire nation, fairly and thoroughly. In this election cycle they blew it, epically.
The Bayardstown Social Club held its last event earlier this month.
The ballot question shrewdly designed to make Pennsylvanians want to vote “yes” worked on most citizens. It won narrowly Tuesday.
Republicans are roiled, Democrats even moreso.
I am nearly mute with grief over Trump. In the meantime, Michael Moore’s “Morning After To-Do List” captures my sentiments exactly.
The last six times that Pa. went to a Republican presidential candidate, they were all landslides. Not so in 1888, as the stats show.
He read the public mood and exploited Clinton's weaknesses.
Hello! Anyone out there? Is it safe to come out now? Can I switch on the TV without hearing someone slandered? Please tell me it’s over.
These young diplomats are model citizens.
Grandma remembers an era when her vote literally didn’t count because she wasn’t allowed to cast it.