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Hitchcock, heritage and Halloween at Carrie Furnace

By Travis Hefner, Point Park News Service: Looming unopposed in a no-man’s land on the shore of the Monongahela River, Rankin’s derelict Carrie Furnace will be reborn for one night to host a Halloween party unlike any other in Pittsburgh. Two breweries and a historical group will relight the fires — in spirit — to celebrate Halloween, the Steel City... Read More

NAMI walk takes stand against mental illness

By Sarah Smith Point Park News Service The National Alliance on Mental Illness will hold its sixth-annual walk in Sunday, Oct. 14, in Pittsburgh. Funds from the 5K walk on the South Side will benefit local providers and consumers and directly help individuals living with mental illness. According to John Lovelace, former chairman of the walk, one in four people... Read More