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Some Mt. Washington residents see a different view

By Akasha Chamberlain, Point Park News Service:   Raymond Wehring, who has lived on Mt. Washington for 50 years, remembers when his street was vibrant and full of neighbors. Now surrounded by empty houses instead, Wehring said he wants nothing more than to leave and take his two grandchildren with him. “If I won the Powerball, I’d buy all these... Read More

Math symposium introduces students to Ancient Chinese surveying

By Deandra Williamson Point Park News Service While standing on Mon Wharf, James Gualtieri and Drevin Galentine and a group of high school students calculated the height of Mt. Washington with an ancient Chinese surveying technique using sticks, strings, and a measuring tape. The students created ratios and equations and were able to compute approximately the height of Mt. Washington.... Read More