JOSH KORZENDORFER (Facebook Photo) by Ashley Johnson Courier Staff Writer A volunteer firefighter with the Penn Hills Volunteer Fire Department #221 was terminated Tuesday,…
Daily Archive: May 1, 2013
UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH VICE CHANCELLOR OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS ROBERT HILL After 14 years of serving as the University of Pittsburgh’s vice chancellor of Public…
PENNSYLVANIA GOVERNOR TOM CORBETT (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar) by Peter Jackson Associated Press HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Democrats on Wednesday heaped criticism on Republican Gov. Tom Corbett for suggesting that too many residents remain unemployed because they cannot pass drug tests, while his business allies said he was only pointing out a problem that employers have repeatedly cited as serious.
by Moni Basu (CNN) — David Grosso, 42, was born and raised in the metropolitan Washington area so it’s not tough to see why he’s a diehard Washington Redskins fan. Been going to games since he was a boy. Season ticket holder.
YOUNG INVENTOR–Verone Mankou, the inventor of Africa’s first handheld tablet to rival the iPad, shows his invention, the Way-C. by Michelle Atagana Special to CNN (CNN) — In today’s world of catchy buzzwords, a current favorite is “Africa is rising.” Africa’s tech scene is a soaring firebird and all the techies on the continent will tell you something game-changing is coming and Africans will build it.
GARY CARR by Breeanna Hare (CNN) — “Downton Abbey’s” bringing on a roster of new cast members for its fourth season. The addictive British series has tapped Gary Carr (TV’s “Death in Paradise” and “Bluestone 42”) to portray a “charming and charismatic” jazz singer named Jack Ross – “Downton’s” first recurring Black character.
CHARLIE WILSON by Genea L. Webb For New Pittsburgh Courier The last time Charlie Wilson performed in Pittsburgh, he was doing it for the ladies. This time around he’s focused on mothers.
ULISH CARTER With all the important issues going on in Pittsburgh there’s none more important to Pittsburghers than the Steelers draft. Did…
MARC H. MORIAL (NNPA)—“No more hurting people. Peace.”—Eight-year-old Martin Richard, a victim of the Boston Marathon bombing