Administrator ofAlternative Housing &Diversion ServicesALLEGHENY COUNTYAllegheny County is accepting applications for Administrator of Alternative Housing & Diversion Services in the Bureau of Corrections. For application…
Daily Archive: September 25, 2013
:10 First things first. A fond farewell to another “Bad Man.” Former World Heavyweight Boxing Champion, Ken Norton, one of only three men to beat the baddest of them all, the great Muhammad Ali. Norton passed away at the too young age of 70 from complications from a stroke he suffered last year.
Attorney Michael Coard speaks during a news conference Monday, Sept. 23, 2013, outside the U.S. Courthouse in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) by Kathy MathesonAssociated Press Writer PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A group of concerned Cheyney University supporters alleged Monday that the state is discriminating against the historically Black institution, imperiling its ability to attract new students and stay afloat economically.
Rows of Pittsburgh Pirates hats indicating the teams participation in postseason play are ready for sale at the team’s store at PNC Park on Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013, in Pittsburgh. T (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic) by Will GravesAP Sports Writer PITTSBURGH (AP) — The image is seared into 12-year-old Chad Rowland’s mind forever. The slightly up the line throw up from Barry Bonds. The dive to the plate by catcher Mike LaValliere. The textbook slide by Sid Bream. The Pittsburgh Pirates walking off the field in stunned silence after collapsing in the ninth inning of Game 7 of the 1992 NLCS. The Atlanta Braves piling on top of each other in jubilation on their way to the World Series.
CURTISS PORTER, PHD Before Curtiss Porter, PhD, arrived as Chancellor of (what was then called) Penn State McKeesport in 1999, it offered only 2-year degree programs—which students seeking a four-year degree had to finish at the main campus in University Park, Pa. Within a year, he had implemented a four-year degree program in Information Sciences Technology. The campus now offers seven four-year degrees; adding programs in Psychology, English and four business degrees.
Fizzy red wines are popular refreshments during the summer heat. RED WINE, LAMBRUSCO, SPARKLING SHIRAZ (CNN Photo/Jeremy Harlan) by Bob Barnett (upwave.com) — There’s a little beverage I’d like to tell you about. It’s kind of magical. You may be able to drink just a little of it and feel closer to your friends, start paying attention to the moment, feel your mood lift, maybe even put your worries in context so you become more carefree.
BlackBerry on May 13 unveiled the Q5, a lower-cost, brightly colored smartphone aimed at emerging markets. (CNN Photo/Courtesy BlackBerry) by Jonathan Anker (HLN) — Hey bud, what’s up? Got a second for your old man? I wanted to tell you about something. Just, please, put your iPhone down for a second so we can talk, OK?
This photo combination shows the declared candidates for Pennsylvania’s 2014 Democratic gubernatorial nomination. Top row, from left, are U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz, Pentecostal minister Max…
by Alan Morison (CNN) — Pop star Rihanna recently visited Phuket between stops on her Diamonds World Tour. During her visit she shared many of her experiences on social media, including a photo of her holding a loris — an endangered primate — and tweeted about a visit to a sex show. Phuket-based publisher Alan Morison says her visit highlights just how bad the island’s main nightlife strip has become.