Newsletter for Monday, Oct. 10
INSTAGRAM OF THE DAY
An assistant brewer at Draai Laag Brewing Co. carves a pumpkin. Also: that shirt. (Photo via @draailaag.)
It’s been a busy few days for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. After the video leak, Trump and Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton met on the debate stage for the second time Sunday. And now, you can see Trump in person at Ambridge Area High School. Here’s everything to know about his rally today.
LOCAL REPUBLICANS WEIGHS IN ON 2005 TAPE
Local Republicans were among GOP leaders who denounced Donald Trump this weekend, after The Washington Post released a video from 2005 showing the presidential candidate making lewd comments about women. Among locals’ comments: Outrageous, ugly, vile, atrocious, disgusting and appalling, the Tribune-Review reported.
A DAY IN THE LIFE
Fear not: Less than a month to go till Election Day. In the meantime, the “mostly unseen and anonymous, are the people who actually shape politics, energize campaigns and make elections happen: The volunteers, poll workers, organizers, third-party promoters and undecided voters who take steps to educate themselves and perhaps move closer to a candidate,” the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and Philadelphia Inquirer reported, as they looked at a day in our swing state.
Instructor Tania Pina will walk you through basic grammar, pronunciation, commonly used phrases, descriptions, greetings and more. To register: firstname.lastname@example.org or 412-531-8754
Where: Dormont Public Library at 2950 W. Liberty Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15216
When: October 10, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
How much: $5 per class
THE INCLINE LIKES
ON TO GREENER PASTURES
King, a 25-year-old Thoroughbred, gets to join fellow retirees Armbro, Dollar and Dickerson at Round Hill Park, after retiring Sunday. He worked for the Allegheny County Police Department, doing crowd control and public relations, for 10 years and now gets to “collect a pension of free food, boarding, health care and unlimited roaming and grazing,” the Tribune-Review’s Elizabeth Behrman reports.
BYE, BYE BUMBLEBEES
Good news, Pittsburgh. You don’t have to look at the Steelers’ 1934 throwback jerseys again. The striped shirts, worn Sunday, go out on a high note: The Steelers beat the New York Jets, 31-13. Steelers President Art Rooney II talked about the team’s throwback and color rush uniform plans for the future, KDKA reported.