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Lewy and My Dad: My Dad’s Diagnosis of Lewy Body Dementia

By Katie Kelly The first time that I noticed something was wrong with my dad was when he started forgetting the names of family members. My mother noticed it when my dad started mumbling things about missing deliveries and repeating odd things. My sister Kim first noticed something was off when our dad started bringing memories up from years ago.... Read More

Apartment Developments Set to Break Ground in the Northside in May

By Mary Shelly, Point Park News Service A version of this story ran in The Northside Chronicle. On West North Ave., the Allegheny Stables renovation is set to break ground next month, and complete one year later — bringing nearly three dozen new residential units to Allegheny West. Allegheny Stables building on the 800 block of West North Ave. Photo... Read More

Environmental Leaders Link Health Issues to Poor Air Quality in Allegheny County

A version of this story ran on Tube City Online. By Mary Shelly, Point Park News Service The number of people dying in Allegheny County from exposure to air pollution is comparable to the numbers of the opioid epidemic, a Carnegie Mellon University professor who has studied air pollution emissions, told the Pittsburgh City Council on April 2. “There’s approximately... Read More