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Pittsburgh’s roller derby league is recruiting new members for 2013

By Krystal Hare Point Park News Service Ally McKill never skated a day in her life, but joined Pittsburgh’s roller derby league in search of camaraderie. But Athena simply decided to move her aggression from the mosh pit to the rink. And Loraxe skates for not only a change of pace from her day job, but also as exercise and... Read More

Local light up night helps campaign grant thousands of holiday wishes

By Krystal Hare Point Park News Service Once, an elderly nursing home resident asked only for a cup of McDonald’s coffee as a Christmas present. Another care home resident wanted a delivered pizza and to meet “hunks.” And another received the first Christmas present of their life. Gibsonia-based organization PRESENTS FOR PATIENTS®™ (PFP) granted these Christmas wishes and currently works... Read More

ALCOSAN public comment period coming to a close, residents concerned

By Krystal Hare and Ashley Ropar Point Park News Service At the Sept. 18 public meeting, a local environmental supporter asked if the Allegheny County Sanitation Authority (ALCOSAN) considered the projected rain increase over the next 20 years that may negatively affect the proposed updates. At the following meeting a resident of Etna questioned institutional checks and balances to ensure... Read More