Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium

Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium Job Fair

With all the snow outside, it’s tough to think about summer. But the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium is looking ahead and hiring.

01/25/2013

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“Parade Of Penguins” Season Kicks Off At Zoo

The Pittsburgh penguins have already opened their season. Zoo penguins, that is.

01/18/2013

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Best Family-Friendly New Year’s Parties In Pittsburgh

Even if you can’t make it to New York City’s Times Square to watch the ball drop, you can still have a rocking New Year’s Eve right here in Pittsburgh with the city’s own celebrations and parties. Parties aboard the three rivers or with exotic animals at the local zoo rival celebrations of larger cities and offer something for partygoers of all ages from children to teens and even adults. Here are the best family friendly New Year’s Eve parties and activities happening in Pittsburgh.

12/28/2012

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Derkosh Family Gives Trucks To “Tree Of Hope”

Hundreds of children gathered together Friday night to remember the little boy killed at the Pittsburgh zoo.

12/22/2012

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Zoo To Make Changes After Boy’s Death

The Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium is removing the observation deck from the African Painted Dogs exhibit following the tragedy last month that left a 2-year-old boy dead.

12/06/2012

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Thursday’s KDKA Afternoon News: Dec. 6, 2012

In case you missed the Thursday edition of the KDKA Afternoon News, here’s a recap of the action.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–12/06/2012

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Zoo Exhibit Platform To Be Removed

The district attorney visited the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium today, as part of his investigation following the death of Maddox Derkosh last month.

12/06/2012

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Former Zoo Employee Weighs In On Tragedy

A former Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium employee who has been interviewed by police in this month’s deadly accident at the African Painted Dog exhibit is speaking out about safety.

11/28/2012

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D.A. Will Not File Charges Against Mother In Zoo Tragedy

The Allegheny County District Attorney said he will not pursue criminal charges against a woman whose son was killed at the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium earlier this month. However, District Attorney Stephen Zappala said he is investigating possible criminal negligence against the Zoo.

11/28/2012

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Mauling Victim’s Grandfather Says Family Is Coping Day By Day

It’s been three weeks since the death of 2-year-old Maddox Derkosh, the little boy who fell into the African Painted Dogs exhibit at the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium. The city has watched and grieved with the family, but hasn’t heard from the family until now.

11/26/2012

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Funeral Service Held For Zoo Tragedy Victim

There was an outpouring of support for a local family who buried their 2-year-old son after an unfortunate accident at the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium last weekend. The funeral service for little Maddox Derkosh was held at St. Bernard Church in Mount Lebanon around 10 a.m. Friday.

11/09/2012

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Toy Truck Donations Arrive By The Hundreds At Mauling Victim’s Visitation

There is an outpouring of support for the family of the little boy who was killed after falling into an animal exhibit over the weekend at the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium.

11/08/2012

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Mayor Ravenstahl Calling For Changes At Zoo After Boy’s Death

The Mayor of Pittsburgh is calling for changes at the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium following the mauling death of a young boy over the weekend when he fell into an exhibit.

11/08/2012

Facebook Page Raising Money For Mauling Victim’s Family

A local teacher and mother is reaching out to help the family of the boy who was killed after falling into an exhibit at the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium.

11/06/2012

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Pittsburgh Zoo Reopens In Wake Of Tragedy

The Pittsburgh Zoo has reopened two days after a toddler was mauled after falling into an exhibit with wild dogs. There are somber reminders of the tragedy throughout the zoo.

11/06/2012

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