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Video: Photographers focus on Braddock Library anniversary

Video: Photographers focus on Braddock Library anniversary

By Ligaya Scaff, Point Park News Service: At Point Park University, students in Professor Chris Rolinson’s specialized photography class learn about community storytelling through documentary film experience as they capture the 150th anniversary of the historic Braddock Library.

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Braddock company turns french fry oil to fuel

| October 8, 2013 | 0 Comments
Braddock company turns french fry oil to fuel

By Kristopher Lancaster, Point Park News Service: The same oil used to make french fries and fried chicken in most cases can fuel diesel engines. Fossil Free Fuel, based in Braddock, has been converting leftover cooking oil into biodiesel since 2007, helping improve the air and water quality throughout Pittsburgh while cutting down carbon emissions […]

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Braddock Free Clinic fills void left by UPMC

Braddock Free Clinic fills void left by UPMC

By Gregg Harrington Point Park News Service A granite sign on the Braddock Municipal Building lawn at 415 Sixth Street states “Lest We Forget” in memory of all United States veterans; a slogan that indirectly recounts the days where UPMC’s Braddock hospital stood tall on the main street through town. Since its closure in January […]

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Some Ideas collective brings bands to Braddock

Some Ideas collective brings bands to Braddock

By Gregg Harrington Point Park News Service A few years ago, when friends Ian Shiver and Welch Canavan took a chance by moving to Braddock, Pennsylvania, a former steel mill town outside of Pittsburgh, they couldn’t foresee standing at a garage door leading to a punk show on a Saturday night in a desolate town […]

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