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Mr. Sustainability: Court Gould practices what he preaches by living green

| April 23, 2013 | 0 Comments
Mr. Sustainability: Court Gould practices what he preaches by living green

By Pete Bridge The Pioneer He purchases all of his clothes at second-hand stores, drives old cars and donates money annually to cover his carbon footprint. In his 9 to 5 job, he spends all of his time trying to help businesses in the area  become more sustainable. However, possibly the biggest influence  Gould has on […]

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Pastor moves to Pittsburgh, impacts Millvale youth

| November 7, 2012 | 1 Comment
Pastor moves to Pittsburgh, impacts Millvale youth

By Pete Bridge Point Park News Service Anthony Ortisi had never been to Pittsburgh when he was asked to be the worship pastor of the Element Church in Millvale last year even if it took him awhile to get here. The 29-year-old could not sell his Detroit house, so the job was filled by the time […]

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Local college students try to get the youth to the polls

| October 31, 2012 | 1 Comment
Local college students try to get the youth to the polls

By Pete Bridge Point Park News Service The Point Park College Republicans want to bring a speaker from a conservative, gay organization called Go Proud to their campus to rally support for Mitt Romney while a different Point Park group backing Barack Obama has canvassed downtown. A Duquesne University fraternity held a student debate for politically […]

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Steeler fans adjust to ‘necessary’ security measures, new wands

| October 25, 2012 | 1 Comment
Steeler fans adjust to ‘necessary’ security measures, new wands

By Pete Bridge Point Park News Service Longtime Pittsburgh Steeler season ticket holder Bob Conte arrived at Heinz Field on Oct. 7 at 11:45 AM, entered the stadium without waiting in any lines, and didn’t set the metal detector wand off. Ian Schauer, a Slippery Rock University student, waited 13 minutes to get into Gate […]

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Despite misconceptions, Point State Park’s fountain ahead of schedule

| October 12, 2012 | 1 Comment
Despite misconceptions, Point State Park’s fountain ahead of schedule

By Pete Bridge Point Park News Service Barring bad weather this upcoming winter, the long-awaited $9.6 million project on the Point State Park fountain is expected to be completed in the upcoming summer of 2013. The project is part of an overall improvement to the state park which will include new seating near the fountain, […]

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