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Pittsburgh native fighting to ‘revive government’

By Kim Roberts Point Park News Service Stephanie Summers spends her days in Washington, D.C., smack in the middle of conversations about two very touchy subjects: religion and politics. As the Chief Executive Officer for the Center for Public Justice, the 35-year-old Pittsburgh native is particularly busy this election season educating citizens about a biblical role of the government and... Read More

Prom-themed fundraiser to support special needs theater program

By Kim Roberts Point Park News Service As the fall foliage gives way to the gray days of winter, anticipation is building in the students and staff at the Center for Theater Arts in Mt. Lebanon, Pa., as they get ready for the glamour of prom night. But this November prom is not a typical high school dance. Instead, it... Read More

Newly promoted soloist prepares for PBT season

By Kim Roberts Point Park News Service Amanda Cochrane slides into her costume, covered in sparkles and sprinkled with fairy dust. She slips on her pointe shoes and wraps the pale, silk ribbons around her ankles. In an instant, she becomes Tinkerbell for a performance of Peter Pan. Under a bright spotlight, she dances spunky choreography with a comedic touch in... Read More

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre prepares for upcoming season

By Kim Roberts Point Park News Service During a break in rehearsals for the classic drama “Giselle,” Alexandra Kochis spoke of her excitement at having the opportunity to dance in the ballet that tells a story of love, madness and revenge. “(The role of) Giselle has been one of my all-time dreams to perform because of the blend of acting... Read More

New City Church kicks off weekly services Downtown

By Kim Roberts Point Park News Service Worshipers at the New City Church proclaimed a collective “Amen” during its first weekly service on Sunday, Sept. 9, after over a year of planning, meeting and praying. The church aims to fulfill the spiritual needs of students, young adults and empty nesters in downtown Pittsburgh. “We’d like to create this sense of community because... Read More