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Historic collection for Black History Month

KEEPING HISTORY ALIVE—John Ford watches the 6th Regiment U.S. Colored Troops Drum & Fife Youth Reenactment Group during a Feb. 16 Black History Month presentation that included several of his collected artifacts at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall and Museum. (Photo by J.L. Martello)

 

 


In the year that marks the 150th anniversary of the

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Shale lease helps preserve historic Black farm

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IN IT’S PRIME—The Dennis farmhouse as it looked c. 1939.  Plans are to stabilize and restore the building to this condition for use as an historical education and research center.

 

When she was young and would vacation at her family farm in late summers before heading back to school, Denise Dennis didn’t think it was a big deal. She was j

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2013 Fab 40 selections announced

The population of young professionals in Pittsburgh has taken a dive over the past two decades. From 1990 to 2005 the population of adults age 25-34 decreased from 387,899 to 260,627.
In order to improve these numbers and attract and retain young professionals in Pittsburgh, many city leaders have begun to understand the importance of lifting up

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Obama honors Bush

ESTHER BUSH

 

On Feb. 26, Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh President and CEO Esther Bush was honored in Washington, D.C., as part of the “White House Champions of Change: Achieving Educational Excellence for the Next Generation of African Americans” event. Bush is being recognized with nine other leaders for her devotion to helping further edu

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3 police employees linked to Harper suspended

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NATE HARPER

 

Last week, newly appointed Pittsburgh Bureau of Police Chief Regina McDonald placed one officer and two police employees on administrative leave for unspecified reasons. Officer Tonya Ford, her mother Kim Montgomery, and Tamara Davis were linked to an outside business with recently ousted Police Chief Nate Harper, but it is

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