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Oakland businesses adjust to social distancing order

Groceria Merante and several other Oakland businesses have altered their hours and store practices due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

By Ashton Crawley, Senior Staff Writer

April 7, 2020

After Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf’s order on March 19 to temporarily close all nonessential businesses and limit restaurants to takeout or delivery, Oakland businesses are adjusting in multiple ways.

Bates Street vape shop vandalized, Pitt student charged

Bates Street vape shop vandalized, Pitt student charged

By Emily Wolfe, News Editor

September 16, 2019

A Pitt student has been charged with burglary and aggravated assault after he allegedly threw a skateboard through the window of a vape shop on Bates Street early Sunday morning.

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