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Fitzgerald Announces Kane Regional Centers CCAC To Issue Voter Photo IDs

PITTSBURGH – Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald was joined today by Dennis Biondo, Director of the John J. Kane Regional Centers, and Dr. Alex Johnson, President of the Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC), in an announcement that the Kane Regional Centers and CCAC will begin to issue photo identification for the p

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  • Written by The New Pittsburgh Courier
  • Category: Pittsburgh

Hundreds celebrate Wofford

More than 80 local musicians joined friends and family of blues singer Leroy Wofford at the James Street Gastropub to celebrate his life and to raise funds to help with his funeral expenses.

Wofford was shot by two men at his home Sept. 8 and died the following day at UPMC Presbyterian. Pittsburgh police are still investigating.

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  • Written by The New Pittsburgh Courier
  • Category: Pittsburgh

Veterans’ disability claims stymied by bureaucratic backlog

by Bill Heltzel

Special to the Courier from PublicSource

PITTSBURGH--For more than two years, former Marine gunnery sergeant Matt Hannan has waited for a ruling on whether he is entitled to disability payments for PTSD.

The 35-year-old New Kensington resident said he filed the claim with the Veterans Benefits Administration

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  • Written by The New Pittsburgh Courier
  • Category: Pittsburgh

Panera loses suit, must pay

U.S. District Court Justice Gary Lancaster has approved a tentative settlement in a class action discrimination lawsuit brought by former em­ployees of ­Panera Bread franchise owner Sam Corvelli.

Under the settlement lead plaintiff and former Corvelli employee Guy Vines of Castle Shannon would receive $10,000. The court cannot give

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  • Written by The New Pittsburgh Courier
  • Category: Pittsburgh