Mayor Bill Peduto says he’s asking the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for more time to save a $40 million grant for Pittsburgh Public Schools.
Four years ago, amid great excitement, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation awarded Pittsburgh Public Schools an extraordinary grant — $40 million to become a national model of improving teaching in the classroom.
School districts throughout the region are weighing the decision whether to close, delay or open on time Wednesday morning.
Two or three days a week, Dana Nesiti comes down to the South Side River Trail to take photographs of Pittsburgh’s nesting eagles.
Call it “the big fix.” The federal government has ordered a $3 to $5 billion overhaul of the region’s antiquated sewer and water systems to stop raw sewage from spilling into our rivers and streams.
The New Year is coming in with a big blow to your wallet. The cost of treating sewage at the Allegheny County Sanitary Plant is going up — way up.
Gun violence is spreading throughout Allegheny County’s suburbs.
His is a real rags to riches story. So, when he saw our stories earlier this month about needy families, a local business owner decided to give back in a special way this Christmas.
Earlier this month, we profiled a single mother who has come to rely on a food pantry to make ends meet. Our story on Brittney Rhodes touched the heart strings of many of our viewers.
The Borough of Braddock depends on taxes from U.S. Steel’s Edgar Thompson Works for about a third of its operating budget.
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court is striking down provisions that stripped the power that municipalities had over where natural gas drilling activity could occur.
It’s a requirement aimed at cleaning up our waterway, but for some homeowners, like Dale Redpath, it could mean bankruptcy.
Food pantries throughout the region are responding to unprecedented demand, as the poor, working poor and retirees, like Pete Rotondo, struggle to make ends meet.
More people than ever are going hungry in our area this Christmas season. Local food banks say demand for food is up by as much as 40 percent.
Peters Creek has come a long way back from sewage-laden waterway to trout stream in large part from the efforts of the local watershed association.