By Mark Dovi, Point Park News Service: Once word got out that President Obama was going to be making a stop in Pittsburgh on Thursday, October 13 for the White House Frontiers Conference, I immediately contacted the press office at the White House. In similar fashion to the presidential debate, I had to supply them […]
Point Park News Service Two suspects held police at bay on Saturday evening in Bloomfield. No one was hurt in the almost four-hour SWAT incident: For complete coverage, see our news partner TribLive.com’s story at http://triblive.com/news/adminpage/4666112-74/police-woman-brackney#axzz2ePxNfHBw. Photos by Olivia Ciotoli, Point Park News Service.
By Holly Tonini Point Park News Service When women get together, they often talk about books, said Meredith Mileti, a fiction writer who lives in Mt. Lebanon. Mileti and her friend and fellow author, Gwyn Cready of Mt. Washington, should know: The two frequent book clubs and have started a festival to celebrate what they […]
By Kimberly Smith, Audrey Prisk and Holly Tonini Point Park News Service When Pittsburgh put in a bid to host the 2012 One Young World summit, happening this weekend, it did so with a sense of determination, said Kate Robertson, co-founder of the summit. “They didn’t say, ‘We intend to bid, here’s the document, tell […]
By Richelle Szypulski Point Park News Service Light streamed in through yellowing classroom blinds as Lexi Dripps sat in her last day of freshman English. But it wasn’t sunlight. The time was nearing 2 a.m. and instead of waiting for the bell to ring, she was anticipating a different sound to signal her freedom: “Cut.” […]
By Zachary Weiss Point Park News Service When Marlene Holmes-Dunn graduated from Dormont High School in 1953, she never expected one of her classmates to run for president of the United States.