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Carnegie Science Center unveils new mummy exhibit

By: Jordyn Hronec One of the many mummies on display at the Carnegie Science Center as part of the Mummies of the World exhibit. One of the many mummies on display at the Carnegie Science Center as part of the Mummies of the World exhibit. PITTSBURGH–In a glass case, there is the preserved body of a Maryland man, wrapped in... 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