As primary results roll in on the night of May 16, the Allegheny County election results website won’t be churning out its usual reports. Instead, they’ll be color-coded and visual. And that means more details, data and maps to dive into. Here are five of the biggest changes.
Nayyirah Shariff, an organizer with the group Flint Rising, spoke Tuesday at an event dubbed "Not Another Flint." The town hall, hosted by the Our Water Campaign, was standing room only, WESA reported. Shariff said lead is an issue the government should solve: “It’s not up to us as residents to figure out how to pay for it. ... It’s up to us to demand it and to hold to account the people who are elected and choose to go into this work to figure that out."
The last time that the Penguins hosted the Columbus Blue Jackets in an NHL playoff, Pittsburgh officials were looking to develop the area around PPG Paints Arena, as is the case around the Ohio city's arena. That was three years ago, TribLive reported. And not much has changed. Here's who did — and didn't — have something to say about it.
Come to play trivia, eat tacos from La Palapa Mexican Gourmet Kitchen, and hang out with us, The Incline. Yes, there will be prizes.
Where: East End Brewing Co. Taproom at 102 19th St. (Strip District)
When: April 13, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
How much: Free
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Even without Matt Murray, the Pens topped the Blue Jackets 3-1 last night in their first match up of the series. Game two is scheduled for 7 p.m. Friday (Don't forget: Wear gold.) at PPG Paints Arena. As the series kicked off, Dave Lozo anticipated all the questions you'd have in his weekly Pittsburgh Penstravaganza! column, such as, you know, can the Pens win another Cup? Can they even beat the Blue Jackets in the first round while missing key players? So he asked ... himself.
Is it just us, or does it seem like we've read this hot take on Pittsburgh from The New York Times before? If a writer comes to Pittsburgh to report on all of the things that make Pittsburgh so surprisingly! revitalized!, there seem to be about two dozen people and places and words likely to have made their way into the article. Do they deserve recognition? Absolutely. But do those articles also lend themselves to a friendly game of Bingo? YES.