On Friday afternoon, Donald Trump told thousands in Johnstown he’s going to bring jobs back: “The workers at the mills, at the coal mines, oh by the way, we’re putting your miners back to work. Clean coal, clean coal, beautiful clean coal,” WTAJ reported. Meanwhile, Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine will be at Taylor Allderdice High School this afternoon. Doors open at 2:45 p.m., and you can RSVP here.
Nine months after it helped rescue Effie, the Western Pennsylvania Humane Society had to suspend investigating animal neglect and cruelty. Its humane officer retired in September, and the organization has been recruiting someone to take his place since then. But training for that position costs about $1,000, lasts 60 hours and is only offered once per year.
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Faculty and coaches from 14 state universities ended their strike Friday afternoon, after their union reached a tentative agreement with the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education on a contract through June 2018, per the Wall Street Journal. That contract “includes concessions on salary and benefits but eliminated many of the more than 200 other conditions” of the state, Debra Erdley of the Tribune-Review reported.
Pittsburgh Symphony brass musicians will be joined by orchestra members from Boston, Cleveland, D.C. and Philadelphia at this "Brass Spectacular."
Where: East Liberty Presbyterian Church at 116 South Highland Ave. (East Liberty)
When: October 23, 2016 at 6:00 p.m.
How much: Free
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READY, SET — GET THIS BREW
At noon today, you have the chance to grab one of 500 beers from Mt. Lebanon’s Hitchhiker Brewing Co. with a politically inspired label designed by local illustrator Mark Brewer, Bob Batz Jr. reports in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Yes. That is Donald and Hillary wrestling each other on the label. Yes. After those 500 are gone, they’re gone for good.
HERE’S A REASON TO DRESS UP YOUR DOG
You and your dog can dress up for this one-mile charity walk tomorrow in South Park, Pittsburgh Magazine’s Phoebe Gilmore notes. Perks: A costume contest, face painting, gift basket raffles, Halloween treats, a silent auction — AND dogs in costumes. Need we say more? Registration for the 8th annual MGA Pooch Parade kicks off at 9 a.m. Sunday, with the one-mile walk starting an hour later.