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Parents: Connellsville Students Targeted Racial Slurs At Taylor Allderdice High School Boys Soccer Team  CBS Pittsburgh

CONNELLSVILLE, Pa. (KDKA) – Parents at Taylor Allderdice High School say their kids were subjected to derogatory comments from athletes on the ...

Alleged Slurs At High School Soccer Game Being Investigated  Pittsburgh, PA Patch

Alleged Slurs At HS Soccer Game Being Investigated - Pittsburgh, PA - The WPIAL is probing the allegations following a Pittsburgh Public Schools complaint.

Five Pittsburgh Students National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists  Pittsburgh, PA Patch

PITTSBURGH, PA - Five Pittsburgh Public Schools high school students have been named semifinalists for the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program.

Kidsburgh: Boys & Girls Club Looking To Double Programs Offered To Teenagers  CBS Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — With most kids back to school this week, parents are busy figuring out what to do with kids after school. The Boys & Girls Clubs of ...

PITTSBURGH SHOOTING: Allderdice High School student killed in shooting  WPXI Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH - A teenager died after he was shot Wednesday night in Pittsburgh's Homewood South neighborhood, officials said. Jonathan Freeman, 16, died ...

A Change of Heart After a Change in the Marriage Law  The New York Times

Emma Imbrie Chubb and Matthew Joseph Cannell Cummings are to be married Sept. 1 at Penn Forest Natural Burial Park in Verona, Pa. The couple are to ...

Know The Score: Aug. 23, 2019  CBS Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH (KDKA/AP) — It doesn't get any bigger than high school football in Western Pennsylvania. We're committed to bringing you the best team ...

Police Present At Pittsburgh High School After Online Threat  Pittsburgh, PA Patch

Police Present At Pittsbugh HS After Threat - Pittsburgh, PA - Security at the school will be increased for the remainder of the week.

Taylor Allderdice Students Selling Tree Of Life Shirts To Benefit Jewish Federation Of Pittsburgh  CBS Pittsburgh

Follow KDKA-TV: Facebook | Twitter. PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Students and teachers at Taylor Allderdice High School are giving back to the community after ...

Heyl: Pittsburghs Taylor Allderdice High School Churns Out The Rich And Famous

Taylor Allderice Churns Out The Rich And Famous - Pittsburgh, PA - From Hollywood superstars to Hall of Fame NFL players, plenty of celebrities attended ...

Pittsburgh Public Schools issue 'statement of sorrow' after Mac Miller's death  WTAE Pittsburgh

Mac Miller started out at Allderdice High School and continued to represent Pittsburgh in his music after becoming a platinum-selling rap star.

Mike White Allderdice basketball coach Buddy Valinsky resigns  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Valinsky hopes his days as coach aren't over and hopes to land a job in the WPIAL.

Nobel Prize-winner returns to Allderdice, where she used to cut class  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

For Frances Arnold, it was the first chance since 1974 to walk the halls of Allderdice High School, where she'd completed so little required homework, cut so ...

Parkland shooting survivor David Hogg visits Pittsburgh Allderdice students  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

It was hot in the Allderdice High School library on Thursday afternoon. Students, dressed in T-shirts and shorts, fanned themselves in the absence of ...

Allderdice graduate Sasha Lobel focuses on golf future at WPGA Open Championship  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Sasha Lobel, a graduate of Allderdice High School and Brown University, is hoping to carve out a professional golf career despite his background in, and ...

Allderdice students plant trees in memory of Tree of Life victims  TribLIVE - Tribune-Review

Allderdice High School basketball coach Buddy Valinsky was particularly affected by the Tree of Life synagogue shooting in Squirrel Hill. He knew many of the ...

SWAT team used Pittsburgh HS athlete's house to target synagogue shooter  USA TODAY High School Sports

A SWAT team used the house of Kenny Hardin, a football player at Allderdice High School, to target the Pittsburgh synagogue shooter.

Here Are Pittsburgh Areas 125 Best High Schools: U.S. News  Pittsburgh, PA Patch

Here Are Pgh. Area's 125 Best High Schools - Pittsburgh, PA - Find out here how your local high school compares to others in and around Pittsburgh.

What A Handful Of Streets On The Pittsburgh Public Schools Feeder Map Tell Us About Our Past  90.5 WESA

Sabira Bushra lives on the same street where she was raised. The street filled with two-story homes and bush-lined sidewalks in the East End Belmar.

NA Hires New Assistant Superintendent

NA Hires New Assistant Superintendent - North Allegheny, PA - Melissa Friez will serve as assistant superintendent of secondary education.

Pittsburgh Allderdice student wins national award for program that promotes inclusive schools  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Peyton Klein started the Global Minds Initiative after-school program at Pittsburgh Allderdice High School after she saw her homeroom teacher struggling to ...

Pittsburgh Public Schools hosts symposium on LGBTQ, gender inclusivity  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Leaders at Pittsburgh Public Schools hope within the next few years to see a Gay Straight Alliance, or Gender Sexuality Alliance, at each of the district's 54 ...

VIDEO: Penn. high school playoff decided after one team holds ball for more than 2 minutes  USA TODAY High School Sports

A Pennsylvania high school boys basketball playoff game was decided after one team held the ball for more than two minutes to incite a foul-shooting fest.

In Memoriam: Prominent Pittsburghers We Lost In 2018  Pittsburgh, PA Patch

Prominent Pittsburghers We Lost In 2018 - Pittsburgh, PA - Patch pays tribute to some notable people who passed away this year.

More than a thousand march in student-led protest calling for justice for Antwon Rose II  PGH City Paper

Today, more than a thousand people marched through Downtown Pittsburgh streets calling for justice for Antwon Rose II. Rose was shot and killed by former...

Students expelled for drugs, weapons, conduct, more: Pa. school districts that see it the most  PennLive

The following schools took the most action toward student discipline last school year, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Education.

Five Western PA-based players to join MLS Developmental Academies  Pittsburgh Soccer Now

Three area boys soccer prospects will be taking their talents to Eastern PA to be a part of the Philadelphia Union Youth Academy system, another will be going ...

Nine Candidates Vie For Pittsburgh Board Of Education Seats  90.5 WESA

Candidates running for a seat on the Pittsburgh Public Schools board have spent the last few months knocking on doors, handing out signs and seeking.

Pittsburgh Neighborhoods And Schools Remain Segregated, But How Did It Start?  90.5 WESA

The double yellow line that runs down the middle of Thomas Boulevard in North Point Breeze separates eastbound and westbound traffic. Note to readers: this ...

Student plunges from window at Allderdice High School  WTAE Pittsburgh

A 16-year-old Pittsburgh Allderdice High School student was injured after plunging four stories from a school bathroom window. The school district has not ...

Pittsburgh Students: 'No More Silence, End Gun Violence'  90.5 WESA

Standing on a platform in front of hundreds of her peers who attend Allderdice High School in Squirrel Hill, freshman Sophia Levin said she didn't want to.

She cut classes at Allderdice. Now Pittsburgh native Frances Arnold has a Nobel Prize in -- chemistry.  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

A Pittsburgh native is part of a team that won the 2018 Nobel Prize in chemistry. The prize was awarded Wednesday to Frances H. Arnold, George P. Smith and ...

Community remembers slain Point Breeze teen while calling to end gun violence  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Four days after the shooting death of 16-year-old Jonathan D. Freeman in Homewood, well more than 100 people packed the neighborhood's Church of the ...

'He would never walk away from anybody': Shooting victim Irving Younger remembered for friendly spirit  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The son of two Holocaust survivors who immigrated from Hungary, Irv Younger grew up in Squirrel Hill and went to Allderdice High School.

Pittsburgh Public Schools investigating brawl at Allderdice  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Multiple students are facing criminal charges after a brawl broke out in a hallway at Pittsburgh Allderdice High School on Monday afternoon. Pittsburgh Public ...

Wiz Khalifa Returns To Pittsburgh In March  NewsRadio 1020 KDKA

PITTSBURGH (NewsRadio 1020 KDKA) — Rapper Wiz Khalifa is coming home. The Taylor Allderdice High School graduate will perform at Stage AE Saturday, ...

Kidsburgh: Local Students Spread Jewelry Love  CBS Pittsburgh / KDKA

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Some local high school students are learning more in their jewelry class than just how to make necklaces, rings and bracelets. They're ...

Golden Globe nominee Billy Porter returns home to help his community heal  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Ten days out from the Golden Globe Awards ceremony, where Billy Porter is nominated as best actor in a TV drama, the “Pose” star is sitting in a Downtown ...

2,700 Students From Across Western Pa. To Attend Special ‘Hamilton’ Performance  CBS Pittsburgh

Follow KDKA-TV: Facebook | Twitter. PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Nearly 3,000 high school students from across the region will get to attend a special performance ...

'He Was The Laid-Back Child,' Family Remembers Jonathan Freeman, Fatally Shot Teen  90.5 WESA

A leader, an old soul and a “laid-back kid” are how Jonathan Freeman's family remembers him. The 16-year-old was fatally shot at a friend's house in.

Remembering Malcolm McCormick  PGH City Paper

Those who knew Mac Miller share memories of the musician in the wake of his death.

Pittsburgh-born Nobel Prize winner in chemistry: 'I was so bored' in high school  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Editor's Note: The Post-Gazette recently spent time with Frances Arnold in California after she won a Nobel Prize in chemistry. Check back Tuesday for even ...

Tree of Life trauma victims may find allies in neighborhoods experiencing chronic gun violence  PublicSource

In the days following the Tree of Life synagogue shooting on Oct. 27, house cleaner Cathy Turner-Welsh reached out to the Jewish families she works for in ...

Project CommUNITY: From Parkland to Pittsburgh; Pittsburgh Pirates recognize leaders from JCC, Parkland  WTAE Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh Pirates recognize leaders from Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh and Parkland before Saturday's game.

Pittsburgh leaders, citizens attack Trump's proposed rollback of cleaner vehicle emissions standards  PublicSource

In downtown Pittsburgh Wednesday morning, dozens of people contested a proposed rollback of regulations that require car manufacturers to continue ...

Ex-Allderdice alumni head found guilty of stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The former head of the Taylor Allderdice High School Alumni Association and 14th Ward Baseball Association was found guilty by a jury Thursday morning of ...

Mike White: The 'best of' the 2018-19 basketball season  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

With yet another year of covering high school basketball now complete, what better time to share some memories and thoughts of the 2018-19 season. So, may ...

'We can overcome adversity': Parkland, Tree of Life survivors discuss community resilience and love  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

A panel of Marjory Stoneman Douglas and Tree of Life survivors joined faith and community leaders to discuss how to move beyond tragedy.

Wiz Khalifa talks Pittsburgh, music and Oreo commercial ahead of Burgettstown show  The Times

BURGETTSTOWN — Wiz Khalifa brings his almost-annual headlining tour back to KeyBank Pavilion on July 20.The Pittsburgh rap star publicized the tour ...

Peter Smith Parkland, Tree of Life survivors to meet  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

A delegation from Parkland, Fla., is scheduled to arrive in Pittsburgh on Friday for a series of discussions, memorials and *service* projects conducted jointly by ...

Obituary: Milton Fine / Co-founder of Interstate Hotels Corp., instrumental in Warhol Museum's start  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Milton Fine had a skill that business school leaders would give anything to be able to teach -- the instinct to recognize a good opportunity and the wisdom to ...

2019 Gene Kelly Award Winners Announced  Broadway World

A sold-out crowd gathered at the Benedum Center as Pittsburgh CLO and The Michael J. Kara Family honored Allegheny County's finest high school performers ...

Playground Now Identified As ‘Mac Miller’s Blue Slide Playground’ On Google Maps  CBS Pittsburgh

Follow KDKA-TV: Facebook | Twitter. PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A dedication to late Pittsburgh rapper Mac Miller has popped up on Google Maps. “The Mac ...

The Courier celebrates the 2018 Graduates! (pics, bios)  New Pittsburgh Courier

CELEBRATING THE 2018 GRADUATES! The New Pittsburgh Courier celebrates the 2018 Graduates! Be sure to pick up the Courier's paper edition (June 27) ...

Pittsburgh community mourns Mac Miller  University of Pittsburgh The Pitt News

Blue Slide Park in Squirrel Hill's Frick Park became synonymous with late Pittsburgh rapper Mac Miller after he released both a song and album eponymous with ...

WPIAL and City League high school basketball scores  WTAE Pittsburgh

Get all the scores from WPIAL boys and girls high school basketball games.

Race + Justice: Pittsburgh  The Atlantic

When it comes to criminal justice reform, Pittsburgh is at a crossroads. On 6/14, The Atlantic will host #RaceJusticePA with support from MacArthur Foundation ...

Eleven dead, six wounded in massacre at Squirrel Hill synagogue  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Eleven people are dead and six more are wounded — including four police officers — after a mass shooting at the Tree of Life Congregation in Pittsburgh's ...

Former Allderdice Alumni Association head accused of stealing $288000  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Jeffrey Rosenthal is accused of stealing from the school alumni association, the JV baseball team and the 14th Ward Baseball Association.

More than 300000 students entered a math contest. The top score came from a 16-year-old in Pittsburgh Public Schools.  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Allderdice student Andrew Gu was one of six high school students to represent the U.S. at the International Math Olympiad in Brazil.

‘He Will Be Greatly Missed’: Penn Hills HS Community Grieving Teacher’s Death  CBS Pittsburgh

PENN HILLS (KDKA) — Staff and students of Penn Hills High School are trying to make sense of an incident that left one of the district's teachers dead.

From community 'pillar' to 'pariah': Ex-Allderdice alumni head gets 21 years probation for theft  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Jeffrey Rosenthal was accused of taking more than $234000 from three organizations, including the 14th Ward Baseball Association.

Norwin High School Student Fighting Commencement Dress Code That Forbids Girls From Wearing Pants  CBS Pittsburgh

NORTH HUNTINGDON, Pa. (KDKA) — A senior at Norwin High School is fighting a dress code that says girls can't wear pants to their commencement ceremony ...

Hundreds hold vigil for victims of Squirrel Hill synagogue shooting  Tribune-Review

Hundreds of people gathered at a candle-light vigil Saturday evening to mourn those dead and wounded in a horrific massacre at the Tree of Life Congregation ...

Pittsburgh's darkest day: A minute-by-minute account of the mass shooting at Tree of Life synagogue  Tribune-Review

Gray clouds hang low, and morning rain shifts from mist to drizzle and back — not out of the ordinary of fall Saturday in Pittsburgh. Some people prepare for an ...

Obituary: Morton 'Moe' Coleman / social worker was 'connective tissue' of Pittsburgh  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

He was called nothing less than the “connective tissue of Pittsburgh” by a three-term former city mayor. When Harvard social psychologist Stanley Milgram ...

Pittsburgh Public Schools enrollment dips slightly  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Schools with curriculums focused on science, technology, engineering, arts and math see uptick in enrollment numbers.

How A Lottery Determines The Path For Many Pittsburgh Students  90.5 WESA

Emmaline Thompson, 9, danced around the dining room table with her 3-year-old sister and the family's pitbull as her mom prepared dinner. Her mom, Rebecca.

Obituary: Jack Weiss / Home furnishing retailer and painter  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

From modest beginnings, Jack Weiss became a business success — but painting became his passion.

Free summer housing? More colleges offering deep discounts to attract students  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

A number of public and private campuses in Pennsylvania and elsewhere are turning dorm vacancies into a tool to boost summer enrollment.

With a 6-5 quarterback and veteran offensive line, Allderdice is locked and loaded  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Most high school football coaches will tell you it's a constant struggle to have enough players willing to play in the trenches. They'll also tell you how hard it is to ...

Anti-Semitism Comes to a City of Tolerance  New York Times

My wife is Polish Catholic from Buffalo. I am a Jew from Boston. In Pittsburgh we found remarkable religious harmony that one terrible act of violence will not ...

Pittsburgh's Becca Droz back in 'The Amazing Race'  Tribune-Review

Pittsburgh native Becca Droz is back again as a contestant on the CBS Emmy-award winning show, “The Amazing Race” to compete for $1 million on a ...

Synagogue shooting 'will not break us. It will not ruin us,' rabbi says at vigil  CNN

The day after a gunman who spewed anti-Semitic rhetoric allegedly killed 11 congregants in a Pittsburgh synagogue, thousands mourned the dead, said their ...

Rapper Mac Millers Official Cause Of Death Released  Pittsburgh, PA Patch

Mac Miller's Official Cause Of Death Released - Pittsburgh, PA - The Pittsburgh native was found unresponsive in his California home in September.

Three ‘Common Sense’ Gun Safety Bills To Be Introduced In Pittsburgh  CBS Pittsburgh

Follow KDKA-TV: Facebook | Twitter. PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – State and local leaders gathered in Pittsburgh to announce the details of three “common sense” ...

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Allegheny County secondary school start times for 2017-18  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Springdale Jr-Sr HS - 7:45 a.m.. Avonworth. Advertisement. Avonworth MS - 8 a.m.. Pitt's Office of Child Development created a program for local schools to ...

Former Aliquippa High School Football Captain Assaulted By Group  CBS Pittsburgh

ALIQUIPPA, Pa. (KDKA)– Seven people are facing assault, harassment and other charges after a brutal attack on a former all-star and defensive tackle from ...

Pittsburgh Public Schools names 3 new principals  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Yalonda Colbert will lead Obama 6-12, James McCoy will head Allderdice and Anthony Esoldo will head Oliver Citywide Academy.

Cinderella Ball welcomes 13 young ladies into Pittsburgh society  Tribune-Review

Each young woman dressed in a gorgeous white gown emerges from behind the curtain, curtseys, reaches for her father's hand, walks down the steps and ...

Public Hearing Draws Over 100 People To Debate Proposed City Gun Legislation  90.5 WESA

Emotions were high at Pittsburgh City Council's Thursday night public hearing on the city's pending gun-control legislation. Over 100 people — including.

Pilot Program Aims To Prepare High School Students For Jobs In HVAC Field  90.5 WESA

In Jim Seagriff's classroom at Taylor Allderdice High School, there are a half dozen furnaces and boilers. A small closet area is set up the way a basement.

Racist Snapchat Post Circulating At Thomas Jefferson High School Has Parents, Students Upset  CBS Pittsburgh

Follow KDKA-TV: Facebook | Twitter. JEFFERSON HILLS, Pa. (KDKA) – Parents in a local school district are upset after a Snapchat message with racist ...

Misunderstanding makes living with Tourette syndrome harder, teen says  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

High school junior advocates for people with tics and helps educate others about living with the neurodevelopmental disorder.

Obituary: John P. Flaherty Jr. / State Supreme Court chief justice calmed the court during a time of tumult in 1996  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

John P. Flaherty's ultimate ambition was to be a dedicated, faithful advocate for justice. A retired member of the state Supreme Court who served in the role of ...

Shooting Leaves Sense of Shock in Peaceful Pittsburgh Enclave  Wall Street Journal

Since Saturday's mass shooting, people have gathered in Pittsburgh's Squirrel Hill neighborhood to try to process the horror that took the lives of 11 people.

91-Year-Old WWII Veteran Receives High School Diploma With Grandson  CBS Pittsburgh

DERRY, Pa. (AP) — A 91-year-old World War II veteran has finally received his high school diploma, eight decades after leaving school to support his family.

Teaching Civic Duty To Those Who Can't Yet Practice It  90.5 WESA

Many of Tim Mielke's students are too young to remember previous presidential elections. The ninth grade social studies teacher at Taylor Allderdice High.

Man Struck By Lightning While Playing Soccer In Park  CBS Pittsburgh

Follow KDKA-TV: Facebook | Twitter. PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A man was struck by lightning in Schenley Park on Monday afternoon. Reports of the incident at ...

Charges Dropped Against Man Accused Of Spitting At Officer After H.S. Fight  CBS Pittsburgh / KDKA

Follow KDKA-TV: Facebook | Twitter. PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The charges against a man accused of spitting on a police officer after a fight at a high school ...

Pittsburgh-Area Teachers Surprised By Google, As Classroom Wishes Fulfilled  90.5 WESA

As school budgets continue to shrink or remain flat, many teachers are left short of needed equipment, or have classroom wish lists that don't fall into.

'Mac Miller's Blue Slide Park' appears in Apple, Bing map searches  Tribune-Review

Mac Miller's name now appears in some online searches for the late Pittsburgh rapper's neighborhood playground. Blue Slide Playground in Squirrel Hill's Frick ...

Before she won a Nobel Prize, Frances Arnold frustrated her parents and teachers in Pittsburgh  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

PASADENA, Calif. A multi-gifted Frances Arnold spent much of the first half of her life in Pittsburgh and elsewhere maddening her parents, frustrating her ...

Attila Domos: Handcyclist, author and paraplegic rockstar  University of Pittsburgh The Pitt News

Pittsburgh native Attila Domos nearly broke the official world handcycling record — but his talents also extend to artistry, authorship and Wii Sports.

Pa. County To Parents With School Lunch Debt: ‘Nobody’s Coming To Take Your Kids In The Middle of The Night’  CBS Pittsburgh

(CNN) — People in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, were shocked last week when a local school district sent hundreds of letters telling parents who owed lunch ...

Accused Tree Of Life Killer Gets High-Profile Defense Attorney  Pittsburgh, PA Patch

Accused Tree Of Life Killer Gets New Attorney - Pittsburgh, PA - Robert Bowers now is being represented by one of the country's most famous defense attorneys.

Pa. Native Killed In Dayton Attack  CBS Pittsburgh

A Pennsylvania native is among the victims of the mass shooting in Dayton; KDKA's Amy Wasas reports. 1 month ago. Next Video. KDKA-TV Nightly Forecast ...

Meet Colton, a student with Down syndrome, who plans to take part in the wave of inclusive higher ed programs.  PublicSource

Like many of his classmates at Squirrel Hill's Allderdice High School, senior Colton Vazquez has toured colleges in a handful of states, awaited acceptance ...

Norwin High School Amends Graduation Dress Code To Allow Girls To Wear Pants  CBS Pittsburgh

NORTH HUNTINGDON, Pa. (KDKA) — Norwin High School has amended their commencement ceremony dress code to allow girls to wear pants under their ...

It took 36 years, but a girl has won the Pennsylvania middle school math championship  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Vivian Loh is the first girl ever to win Pennsylvania MATHCOUNTS, the top math contest for middle school students.

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