Local Company Treecup Tea Helping Haiti

By Anthony Cugini   Each bottle of tea Mark Sotomayer and his company, Treecup Tea, sell comes with a seed to plant a tree. College dropout Mark Sotomayer started selling tea using his grandmother’s recipe. “On September 23, 2017, I got caught with marijuana and...

Sam’s Devotions Spreading Kindness

By Hannah Buzza A local non-profit spreading kindness throughout the city. When Vicki Jordan asked for help with supplies for her special education students, Sam’s Devotions responded with pencils, lollipops, crackers, deodorant, sweatshirts, shorts and more. “I sent...

Coal Mines Of Pittsburgh

By Leah Revo Coal mine affects on backyards Christina Patterson, 38, of North Baldwin, worries about her children every time they go out to play in their backyard because of the abandoned mine holes that have opened up. Sinkholes forming in residential backyards are...

The Ongoing Holiday Season

By Joseph Burkhard, Delta Daley, Brandon Kurzawski, and Kevin Turcovsky Caroline Lapinkski feels like if you start hearing Mariah Carey’s “All I Want For Christmas is You” before Thanksgiving, it’s way too soon. The holiday season and Black Friday seem to start...