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Carnegie Science Center unveils new mummy exhibit

By: Jordyn Honrec A plaque on the wall next to the case identifies the body as “MUMAB: The Maryland Mummy”. This mummy, as well as 39 other mummified human and animal remains, are a part of “Mummies of the World: The Exhibition”, a touring museum exhibition that has been seen by two million museum-goers worldwide. MUMAB is the “newest” mummy... Read More

Pierogi Fest adds sweet variety to savory tradition

  By Sara Payne, Point Park News Service: Chocolate cupcakes may be sweet, but Gwyn Zollinger is taking a chance on sour. The owner of Happy Camper Cupcakes will be swapping her batter’s usual ingredient, vinegar, for sauerkraut juice and some of the fermented vegetable. Zollinger’s pierogie-inspired cakes will be found among hot dogs, tacos and other dishes modeled after... Read More

River plunge raises money for Special Olympics

By Trever Sheets, Point Park News Service: While plunging into a frigid pool of water 24 times in 24 hours, Kelly Kumanchik dealt with the pain. She knew she was making a difference in the lives of children. She will plunge again on Dec. 14. Since the Polar Bear Plunge’s inception in 2010, Pittsburgh Police Commander Scott Schubert has been... Read More