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Las Palmas receives 13 health code violations

Las Palmas receives 13 health code violations

By Erica Guthrie, Assistant News Editor

November 14, 2019

Las Palmas #2, a convenience store and taco stand located at 326 Atwood St. in South Oakland, received 13 health code violations from a health inspector from the Allegheny County Health Department Thursday.  Of the violations, two were considered to be high risk, two were medium risk and nine were low risk. The violation...

Institutional Master Plan draft details the Oakland of the future

Institutional Master Plan draft details the Oakland of the future

By Natalie Frank, Staff Writer

November 14, 2019

The University released a draft of its Institutional Master Plan on Oct. 15, with proposed campus improvements to be rolled out over the next 10 to 25 years.

Homewood community engagement center celebrates one-year anniversary

Homewood community engagement center celebrates one-year anniversary

By Martha Layne, Staff Writer

November 10, 2019

On October 18, the University's Community Engagement Center in Homewood celebrated one year since its opening. In this year, 4,500 community members participated in 660 programs.

PNC-hosted panel examines children and mental health

PNC-hosted panel examines children and mental health

By Benjamin Nigrosh, Staff Writer

November 8, 2019

PNC and the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette presented a panel at Heinz Field Thursday night called Mental Health: Helping Our Kids Find the Light.

Pittsburgh elections quiet as incumbents, favorites hold seats

Pittsburgh elections quiet as incumbents, favorites hold seats

By Brian Gentry, Senior Staff Writer

November 6, 2019

This year's general elections did not have any upsets, with incumbents and favorites taking all of the seats up for election.

Democratic incumbent Bruce Kraus retains District 3 City Council seat

Democratic incumbent Bruce Kraus retains District 3 City Council seat

By Erica Guthrie, Assistant News Editor

November 6, 2019

Incumbent Bruce Kraus beat independent Jacob Nixon in Tuesday’s election for the District 3 City Council seat, which covers several neighborhoods, including Central Oakland, South Oakland, South Side Flats and South Side Slopes.

Zappala keeps District Attorney seat after strong challenge

Zappala keeps District Attorney seat after strong challenge

By Rachel Romac, Staff Writer

November 5, 2019

Stephen Zappala retained his position as Allegheny County District Attorney, defeating independent candidate Lisa Middleman in Tuesday’s elections.

NYT columnist Bari Weiss stops in Pittsburgh on book tour

NYT columnist Bari Weiss stops in Pittsburgh on book tour

By Carolyn Brodie, Staff Writer

November 5, 2019

Bari Weiss is a Squirrel Hill native, a controversial New York Times columnist and, according to The Jerusalem Post, the 7th most influential Jew in the world.

Local elections 2019: Everything you need to know

Local elections 2019: Everything you need to know

By Mary Rose O'Donnell, Contributing Editor

November 5, 2019

Everything you need to know on local elections, the Parks Referendum and Marsy’s Law Crime Victims Rights Amendment.

Votes for controversial Pa. ballot initiative Marsy’s Law may not be counted

Votes for controversial Pa. ballot initiative Marsy’s Law may not be counted

By Elise Lavallee, Contributing Editor

November 4, 2019

While visiting the polls Tuesday, Pennsylvanians will vote on a referendum known as Marsy’s Law — but it is unclear if the votes will be counted.

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