Pennsylvania News from The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

$5,500 grants given to 6 Pittsburgh Promise Scholarship alumni
Bob Bauder
Jazz trumpeter Wynton Marsalis performed during A Night of a Million Possibilities Featuring Wynton Marsalis to benefit the Pittsburgh Promise at the Wyndham Grand in Downtown Pittsburgh. Nov. 10, 2016." src = "http://triblive.com/rss/photos/?STREAMOID=WkwIoAZQCQieEhlnnCxTcM$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYsjKpfnttfkKYZzkkM9cUNrWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">Pittsburgh distributed $5,500 grants Thursday to six Pittsburgh Promise Scholarship alumni through a program established by City Council to retain homegrown talent. Two local employers ...
Allegheny County Airport CEO joins S&T Bancorp board of directors
Theresa Clift
Allegheny County Airport Authority CEO Christina Cassotis." src = "http://triblive.com/rss/photos/?STREAMOID=tEvcT_HQk9mnEgorCVY1Vs$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYvxEEYbKV1t$VzrUpN0fvywWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">S&T Bancorp, Inc. officials appointed Christina Cassotis, CEO of the Allegheny County Airport Authority, to the bank’s board of directors, the company announced Thursday. Cassotis ...
No one hurt, nothing found in Allegheny River search
Tribune-Review
River rescue boats pass by the dam under the Highland Park Bridge searching for kayaker that were reported to be stuck in the water around the dam on Thursday evening, June 22, 2017. The report turned out to be unfounded." src = "http://triblive.com/rss/photos/?STREAMOID=AwbXeIzL2WgW7dyGNJ33h8$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYvLlLaIb5bLglJcd6lEINd9WCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">No kayaks were found and no one was injured on the Allegheny River near the Highland Park Dam on Thursday evening. Rescue crews searched the ...
Members named for Woodland Hills schools committee
Jamie Martines
The Woodland Hills School District administrative building." src = "http://triblive.com/rss/photos/?STREAMOID=py2Buw4DDdeoEhfhXERIl8$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYu09xesX6VQYyRaaup60mkaWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">The Woodland Hills School District Commission on Youth Development and Learning on Thursday announced the members of the newly-formed group. The 20-member commission includes parents, ...
Crews work to remove debris lodged in Allegheny County’s flood-prone creeks
Bob Bauder
Brandon Hill, 55, of Castle Shannon, stands on fallen tree in Saw Mill Run at the intersection of Library Road and McNeilly Avenue in Overbrook." src = "http://triblive.com/rss/photos/?STREAMOID=3jqLO$Sk2k9kFPcBIP9Mt8$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYtDaeeqXaaBkPVVKQ_X7GjvWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">Allegheny County work crews on Thursday were removing debris from flood-prone creeks in anticipation of another round of thunderstorms and potential flash flooding expected to ...
Pittsburgh groups to celebrate bike lanes’ 10th ‘birthday’ with free cake
Megan Guza
Cyclists roll down the bike lane along Liberty Avenue as the snow starts to fall Thursday January 16, 2014 in Bloomfield." src = "http://triblive.com/rss/photos/?STREAMOID=WR45xYuf2nxIWwkjRCqMQs$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYsw5zplN_R4Ki9DCrBMo7V7WCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">BikePGH and neighborhood groups from Bloomfield and Lawrenceville will be giving away free cake Monday to celebrate the 10th anniversary of bicycle lanes along Liberty ...
Demolition crew razing the rest of Penn Plaza apartments in East Liberty
Jeremy Boren
Demolition continues on Penn Plaza in East Liberty, Thursday, June 22, 2016." src = "http://triblive.com/rss/photos/?STREAMOID=Av2y_dwkfogrMVXqx0mTgs$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYsRhbDTp$JcLe2wxiGNQHr1WCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">A demolition crew on Thursday worked to raze the remainder of the shuttered Penn Plaza apartment complex in East Liberty. A small group of protesters ...
Details about Cosby deliberations still unclear after juror list goes public
Ben Schmitt
Bill Cosby walks into the Allegheny County Courthouse in downtown Pittsburgh for the first day of jury selection on Monday, May 22, 2017." src = "http://triblive.com/rss/photos/?STREAMOID=FRREnuCkPAYtOhamcgs0k8$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYvvZy8i3RS1usZvvJh0h7fWWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">Details about what went on behind closed doors during jury deliberations in Bill Cosby’s sexual assault trial remain fuzzy a day after a judge released ...
Ramp from I-579 to Boulevard of the Allies in Pittsburgh to close this weekend
Jeremy Boren
The highlighted exit on I-579 (Crosstown Boulevard) will close Friday evening and reopen Monday morning, PennDOT announced on Thursday." src = "http://triblive.com/rss/photos/?STREAMOID=OrGHzgXrHko9xZ1M1eJAGs$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYtgG1pw2adK4_7UFS5iPykVWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">PennDOT will close the ramp from I-579, also known as Crosstown Boulevard, to the outbound Boulevard of the Allies in Pittsburgh this weekend to allow ...
Allegheny Co. sweeps National Marbles Tournament championship
Tribune-Review
Sierra Ricci, 12, of Shaler, won the girls championshipin the 94th National Marbles Tournament on Thursday, June 22, in Wildwood, N.J." src = "http://triblive.com/rss/photos/?STREAMOID=tf8cvrjW6zG_bMgkYvz44s$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYut_A2zMzHJXVSM9t93be2DWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">Two Allegheny County youths won the 94th National Marbles Tournament Thursday in Wildwood, N.J. Sierra Ricci, 12, of Shaler, was crowned the girls champion after ...
Monroeville family charged after raids net crack, firearms, cash
Michael DiVittorio
An undercover state Attorney General's agent surveys the scene at 9608 Glendale Road in Penn Hills, where authorities conducted a raid Wednesday afternoon." src = "http://triblive.com/rss/photos/?STREAMOID=T$mJSYGAvn87kbReWo21Ac$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYs9lTQN_zhb1yeLF2rhzKpNWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">Four members of a Monroeville family face drug and firearms charges after two drug raids Wednesday turned up crack cocaine, firearms and $18,000 cash. Charged ...
Pittsburgh Public Schools board examines suspension practices
Natasha Lindstrom
The Pittsburgh Public Schools board discusses whether to enact a complete ban on out-of-school suspensions for students in preschool through fifth grade during a public meeting Wednesday night at the district's central office in Oakland. The board decided to hold off on setting dates for such a ban until a new working group studies its impact. " src = "http://triblive.com/rss/photos/?STREAMOID=YZsxBgX41XnA3URJ77nkGc$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYv6jr7z98cZQRltU_gJmmoUWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">The Pittsburgh Public Schools board took steps Wednesday night toward discouraging teachers and principals from suspending the district’s youngest students without banning the consequence outright. ...
Allegheny County officials among those off to Germany for airline’s maiden flight here
Theresa Clift
In this file photo from July 2015, a plane comes in for a landing at Greater Pittsburgh International Airport." src = "http://triblive.com/rss/photos/?STREAMOID=1HtEVFlfLPMtCjSUOpCTSs$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYsur4Hp0EV3ruBWSNSWJnqwWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">Thirteen Allegheny County, airport, tourism and business officials are in Frankfurt, Germany, ahead of flights launching between Pittsburgh and the country on Friday. The Condor ...
OneJet to launch flights from Pittsburgh to Providence, Nashville
Theresa Clift
A OneJet plane arrives at Pittsburgh International Airport on Thursday, May 25, 2017." src = "http://triblive.com/rss/photos/?STREAMOID=smAQ_aLeZ_G89blUX6Msyc$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYtP$BZAopg9W9DQ4QsP5ItWWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">OneJet will launch service from Pittsburgh International Airport to Providence, R.I., and Nashville, Tenn., this summer, the airline announced Thursday. Nashville flights are set to ...
11 naturalized during World Refugee Day celebration in Market Square
Emma Curtis
Drummer, Namy Paul, 17, of East Liberty, sweats after playing during the festivities for World Refugee Day in Market Square on Wednesday, June 21, 2017." src = "http://triblive.com/rss/photos/?STREAMOID=7Ekr7zgbX_Z7c_ZK4ZLwqM$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYt0226choZIr1zMNqa8yhTnWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">“As I look out, it’s great to see Pittsburgh,” said Mayor Bill Peduto, overlooking a  diverse crowd in Market Square. During Wednesday’s lunch hours, Market ...
Opioid crisis strains health care
Megan Guza
The entrance to the Emergency Department at Allegheny General Hospital is shown Wednesday, June 21, 2017." src = "http://triblive.com/rss/photos/?STREAMOID=y7hms4gEcLUIGa$xaQr2ZM$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYsDiYTCRD9mWGRzcp2YF8ItWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">Emergency room visits related to the opioid epidemic skyrocketed in the past decade, reaching more than 1 million nationwide in 2014, a rise that is ...





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