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Students complain about University of Pittsburgh’s salary increases

| December 14, 2012 | 0 Comments
Students complain about University of Pittsburgh’s salary increases

By Yas Hatcher Point Park News Service Salary increases for seven top managers at the University of Pittsburgh Dec. 4 caused some students to complain that there is no reason for such increases during a time of rapidly increasing tuition costs. “Sorry, but this insane pay increase makes no sense to me at all,” said […]

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Darryl Wiley: Starting a Legacy

| December 10, 2012 | 0 Comments
Darryl Wiley: Starting a Legacy

By Yas Hatcher Point Park News Service Darryl Wiley never encountered a teacher who inspired him to achieve a positive outcome in his life during his upbringing in Newark. His parents and relatives took that seriously and enabled him to use the drums to attend a high school that gave him a safe learning environment. […]

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The Gift of Health: How Spa Treatments can lead to a healthier lifestyle

| December 1, 2012 | 0 Comments
The Gift of Health: How Spa Treatments can lead to a healthier lifestyle

By Yas Hatcher Point Park News Service Spa owner Leslie Askerneese said in addition to blissful relaxation, spa treatments also help increase an individual’s general wellness with a simple soothing touch. In the eyes of Askerneese, by purchasing spa treatment packages as gifts, individuals are providing their loved ones with the gift of health. “These […]

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Zumba Fitness takes over Pittsburgh: Latin workout makes cardio training fun

| November 27, 2012 | 0 Comments
Zumba Fitness takes over Pittsburgh: Latin workout makes cardio training fun

By Yas Hatcher Point Park News Service Nicole Turner was seeking something to not only get in better shape, but to have fun when she came across Zumba, the latest physical fitness craze. She immediately fell for the workout regimen that combines electronic and dance music to create a frenetic pace that was formerly reserved […]

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Late night cheap eats in Oakland

| November 27, 2012 | 0 Comments
Late night cheap eats in Oakland

By Yas Hatcher Point Park News Service At Joe Mommas in Oakland, pastas and salads normally costing $7-$13 are cut in half, ranging from $3.50-$6.50 between 10 p.m.-11 p.m. each night. Right next door, Fuel and Fuddle also offers a half priced salads, pizzas, wings, sandwiches, and more after 11 p.m. nightly. There are also […]

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Carnegie Science Center opens doors for ’21+ Night’ event

| November 7, 2012 | 0 Comments
Carnegie Science Center opens doors for ’21+ Night’ event

By Yas Hatcher Point Park News Service Young adults are invited to discover the many animals living in the coral reef through a 2000 gallon ecosystem in the SeaScape exhibit. They can explore the how’s and why’s of science concepts such as magnetic forces, lasers and sound through hands on activities in the Exploration Station. […]

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Motorcycles ‘Ride 4 Peace’ through Pittsburgh

| October 31, 2012 | 0 Comments
Motorcycles ‘Ride 4 Peace’ through Pittsburgh

By Yas Hatcher Point Park News Service Negative perceptions are often associated with motorcycle clubs, including the idea of violence, yet one event made many change their minds after viewing multiple motorcycle groups unite together behind a single concept: stop the violence. The Ride 4 Peace, scheduled Oct 6, takes place throughout various neighborhoods within […]

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Little Italy Days brings heritage to Bloomfield streets

| October 15, 2012 | 0 Comments
Little Italy Days brings heritage to Bloomfield streets

By Yas Hatcher Point Park News Service  Italian serenades of old world classics filled the air at the 11th annual Little Italy Days in Bloomfield. There was a wide assortment of tasty Italian food from many vendors who also offered ribs and even Chinese fare during the Sept. 28-30 event. “This is good for Bloomfield, […]

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