By Deanna Garcia Tuesday, March 12, 2013 It’s often said Pittsburgh is a city of neighborhoods. There are the bustling neighborhoods of Oakland and Squirrel Hill, the struggling neighborhood of Homewood, and the transitioning neighborhoods in between. Then there’s a shadow neighborhood. Some people call it the Golden Triangle, some call it the business district, and others call ithome.
By Charlee Song Tuesday, March 12, 2013 A once shuttered building in Oakland has been given new life as a place that residents can go if they are looking to launch a career or improve on the one they alreadyhave.
By Emily Farah Monday, March 11, 2013 B.B. King sang “Hold that Train” but a conservative public policy group is urging state officials to hold off funding—at least for now—for a train route between Pittsburgh andHarrisburg.
By Emily Farah Monday, March 11, 2013 The Commit to Complete program targets students with a good amount of college credits, but who have not indicated which degree they want to earn. CCAC said when employers ask about education, it’s better to cite a degree over completed collegecourses.
By Deanna Garcia Friday, March 8, 2013 US Senator Bob Casey used a sixth grade classroom as a backdrop Friday to talk about bullying. He praised students, teachers and parents at Pittsburgh Mifflin preK-8 School who have implemented an aggressive anti-bullyingcampaign.
By Deanna Garcia Tuesday, March 5, 2013 Community College presidents from around the commonwealth are making the case for increased funding. Under Governor Tom Corbett’s 2013-2014 budget proposal, community colleges would receive no additional funding over lastyear.