Daily Archive: June 25, 2013



Celebrate good times

FABULOUS IN BLUE—Caleb Richardson III and Frani Brown Celebrations are so much fun and they seem to blend so well with great weather. This is the time of year for outdoor parties, proms and milestone birthdays. The New Pittsburgh Courier was privileged to catch some of our readers enjoying some very special moments.



Church Circuit 6-26-13

Spiritual Impartation JUNE 26—Solid Rock Foundation Ministries, 435 Broadway St., Carnegie, will host the 2013 Spiritual Impartation at 7 p.m. The theme is “God’s Decree: Get Ready.” The seminar will run through June 28 and feature special guest Apostle Reginald J. Write, of North Carolina. For more information, call 412-278-3411.



Steel Sensations…Top six reasons Steelers can win number seven in 2013

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin, left, talks with quarterback Ben Roethlisberger on the first day of teh teams NFL football minicamp Tuesday, June 11, 2013 in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic) by Mike Pelaia It’s only June and already the supposed NFL pundits are writing off 2013 for the Steelers, saying their time has passed them by, they are no longer a Super Bowl contender and may not even be a playoff team. Knowing this team and how they operate, that assertion seems a bit presumptuous.



Zimmerman portrayed as vigilante in Fla. shooting

The father of Trayvon Martin, Tracy Martin, cries as he listens to the description of his son’s death during opening statements in the George Zimmerman trial, with Sybrina Fulton, Trayvon’s mother, left, and Daryl Parks, a family attorney, right, in Seminole circuit court, in Sanford, Fla., Monday, June 24, 2013. (AP Photo/Orlando Sentinel, Joe Burbank/Pool) by Kyle HightowerAssociated Press Writer SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — George Zimmerman was fed up with “punks” getting away with crime and shot 17-year-old Trayvon Martin “because he wanted to,” not because he had to, prosecutors argued Monday, while the neighborhood watch volunteer’s attorney said the killing was self-defense against a young man who was slamming Zimmerman’s head against the pavement. The prosecution began opening statements in the long-awaited murder trial with shocking language, repeating obscenities Zimmerman uttered while talking to a police dispatcher moments before the deadly confrontation.