This year's election was all about local races, but next year's ballot is filled with state and national match ups. Up for election in 2018 are a slew of Pennsylvania lawmakers, including governor, as well as races for the U.S. House and Senate. Plus, there are two special elections next year to replace lawmakers who resigned this fall. See who's running for what in 2018.
More than 500 acres of Hays Woods will be a city-owned park, the Urban Redevelopment Authority voted Thursday. The URA decided to keep keep 89 acres of the green space for future development, likely a subdivision, PublicSource reported. URA officials stressed there are no set plans yet for that development, but meeting attendees said they were concerned about the development and what it could mean for the land that was once going to be Pittsburgh's largest park.
If an overdose happens at one of the 19 Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh locations, staff are now trained to use Naloxone nasal spray, TribLive reported. Overdoes have occasionally happened at libraries in the past, and staff at other library systems around the state have already done the training. Health officials likened the training to CPR or AED training, saying overdoes can happen in any public place, so being prepared is "the responsible thing to do."
At this one day pop-up photography market, learn about pet photography, check out some old Pittsburgh images and try your hand at portrait-making. Then, buy some prints from your favorite local photographers.
Where: Nova Place at 100 South Commons, Suite 102 (North Side)
When: November 10, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
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Freezing temperatures are in the forecast for Pittsburgh this weekend. So outside of turning your heat on, the only way to warm up is to read the hot takes from another edition of the Pittsburgh Sports Power Rankings.This week's edition has JuJu's driver's test, Pitt football's quest for a bowl game and a pronunciation lesson. Bonus: There's a musical interlude, too.
If cold weather's your thing, you can head to local ice rinks again. North Park's rink is open, and other rinks will be ready for skaters soon, TribLive reported. Between ice skating and today's cold temperature, there's no denying that winter and, of course, the holidays are coming up quickly. Stay up-to-date with everything you need for a festive winter wonderland by signing up here for "Holidays in the 'Burgh" updates.