Mayor Bill Peduto easily won the Democratic party nod to run for reelection in November on Tuesday, and he’ll be unopposed in the general election. Barring anything drastic, he essentially just earned another four years at the city’s helm. So here’s the brief history (as told by newspaper clippings, recorded interviews and historic texts, of course) of why, when it comes to choosing mayors, Pittsburgh’s Democratic primary is really the race that matters … and, perhaps, why Peduto’s blowout win wasn’t a surprise to anyone.
Paul Mango — a Pine Township resident and former health care consultant with a military background — is making his first run at elected office, TribLive reported. The 58-year-old announced this week that he's seeking the Republican nod in the race to hold the Pennsylvanian governorship. While you're at it, check out what other races you have to look forward to later this year and in 2018.
|What||It's the start of a three-day festival with 15 local bands between Friday and Saturday and a vintage market on Sunday. Go for music, art, yoga and more.|
|Where||The Abbey on Butler Street at 4635 Butler St. (Lawrenceville)|
|When||May 19, 2017 at 5:00 pm to May 21, 2017 at 11:59 pm|
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Most experts predicted the Eastern Conference Finals would wrap up in five games. Through three games of the series, it seems like that could still very much happen! Just not in the way anyone predicted, unfortunately. But it is not time to panic about the Penguins’ unexpected 2-1 series deficit, dear friends. It is time to rank things about their unexpected 2-1 series deficit in this week's edition of the Pittsburgh Sports Power Rankings.