A Gibsonia couple shares their story of illness — and the decision to deliver a baby girl, who lived for five minutes, after a 20-week induction. They said their experience would have been very different if Senate Bill 3, or the virtually identical House Bill 1948, was Pennsylvania law, banning abortions after 20 weeks and imposing criminal penalties on doctors who perform the dilation and evacuation (D&E) procedure. Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf on Monday vetoed the bill, vanquishing it for the moment, but it has by no means disappeared.
Protohaven, the maker space created as a response to the closing of TechShop, is making civic involvement and inclusivity top priorities as the new maker space distinguishes itself from its predecessor. But how does an organization formed on the tight-knit bond of members make sure the new location is welcoming to newcomers? That’s a question that Protohaven Board of Directors is working to answer. Plus, you can check out a free class today to laser cut a holiday ornament.
Effective next year, Pittsburgh Public Schools have banned out-of-school suspensions for students in preschool through second grade cited for nonviolent, “minor disciplinary infractions,” TribLive reports. The ban represents a first in Pennsylvania. Meanwhile, schools in other states are also considering moving away from suspensions for minor infractions citing concerns about disparities in “how suspensions are meted out.”
You'll feel like you're back in high school with this show featuring the music of Blink 182, Dashboard Confessional, Starting Line and New Found Glory. Half Past Late, Look out Loretta, Two Birds, and Eternal Boy (featuring Who's Nexter Rishi Raj Bahl) will be playing all night, each devoting half of their sets to covers.
Where: The Smiling Moose at 1306 E Carson St. (South Side)
When: December 22, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
How much: $12 in advance / $14 at the door
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Downtown downright dazzles during the holiday season. From sky-scraping evergreens to artful gingerbread houses, the city teems with seasonal merriment this time of year. We suggest a new holiday tradition with a wintry walking tour spotlighting all the glimmer and glitz of the Golden Triangle. We’ve sketched out a map of where to go and where to stop along the way to warm up (with hot cocktails and/or hot coffee).
The year in Pittsburgh sports is coming to an end. How well do you remember it? In this latest installment of our ongoing Quizburgh series, we test your knowledge of the year in sports that was; everything from the Penguins Stanley Cup win to roller derby to Juju's bike. It's all here. So put your thinking cap on (and maybe a Pirates cap, too), and see if you have what it takes.