By Aleksander Martich, Point Park News Service: On Sunday, October 9, Point Park University students attended a presidential debate watch party in the Center for Media Innovation. PointNews reporter Aleksander Martich spoke with undecided voters to get a sense of which direction they are leaning towards on Election Day.
By Edward Trizzino, Point Park News Service: The recent closing of a local art exhibit has 252 pieces of art in need of a permanent home. The SPACE gallery located in Downtown Pittsburgh recently closed its summer-long “John Riegert” exhibit, which contained submitted portraits of Riegert by hundreds of local artists. Of the 252 portraits, […]
By Darlene Natale Point Park News Service Former Department of Environmental Protection Chief John Hanger came to Pittsburgh November 29th and announced his goal of making Thomas Corbett a one-term governor. The Hershey Democrat said his campaign for governor is about education, the economy, and the environment. Hanger called Corbett’s cuts to education “irresponsible destructive […]
By Franny Zehler Point Park News Service An unnamed man led Pittsburgh Police on a high speed chase Wednesday night, cutting through the Strip District and Downtown before jumping into the Allegheny River and eventually dying. The actual Carjacking occurred Monday in Lawerenceville, when police lost the vehicle. An undercover officer spotted the vehicle Wednesday […]
8 p.m. Polls close on a busy day of voting By Audrey Prisk Point Park News Service Lenora Austin has been working polls in the Pittsburgh area since 2000. At 8:02 p.m. Tuesday, she was pushing her walker behind a row of long tables in the lobby of University of Pittsburgh’s Wesley W. Posvar […]
By Ralph Musthaler Point Park News Service Amassed along Field Club Road in Fox Chapel lies property with market values in excess of $800,000, but the reassessments by a private firm reflects a value $15,000 lower. On Second Avenue, Braddock, property values hover at or around $9,000. The inequities of the court–ordered property evaluations, performed […]
by Paige Krivda For the Point Park News Service After 18 years of incarceration, Terrell Johnson was acquitted of murder. Following four days of witness testimony and two days of jury deliberation at his retrial, Terrell Johnson was acquitted of all charges when the jury disregarded the testimony of discredited eyewitnesses. Defense Attorney, Turahn […]
By Pete Bridge Photos By Rachel Norris Point Park News Service Olga George had been misdiagnosed for two years before she found out that the pains she was having were ovarian cancer. “A lot of people were telling me ‘no it’s in your head’ or ‘no, it’s this’. I was misdiagnosed many times before finally […]