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.