Presidents’ Day

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New Kensington, Arnold Students Use Holiday For Weather Make-Up Day

This Presidents’ Day should have been a day off for students in New Kensington and Arnold.


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George Washington Stops By Heinz History Center

The nation’s first president stopped by the Heinz History Center Sunday afternoon.


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National Parks Free For President’s Day

All 401 national parks are free to the public for President’s Day.


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Professor Creates Presidential Walking Tour Of W&J College

Washington and Jefferson College is named for two presidents who never set foot on campus.


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Best Ways To Celebrate Presidents Day In Pittsburgh

President’s Day has historically been about patriotism and celebratory eating. Originally a day to mark the birthday of America’s first President, George Washington, this holiday was changed in 1968 to include all great American Presidents and combine Abraham Lincoln and Thomas Jefferson who had their own days. Since the culmination of this significant holiday, President’s Day has been associated in celebration with other patriotic holidays such as Memorial Day, Labor Day and Veteran’s Day. It is a day typically set aside to enjoy American activities. Here are a list of five ways to do just that in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.


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How We Sell Abe Lincoln In The 21st Century

KDKA Radio’s Mike Pintek talks with Jacqueline Hogan, author of the book Lincoln Inc.. They discuss how the 16th President is portrayed and sold in modern day media.

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Complete List of President’s Day Closings

Today is President’s Day; a day off of school for many students, and a day off for Federal and State workers.


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Presidents’ Day Weekend Offers Great Deals For Consumers

In case the dancing presidents on your television screen haven’t gotten your attention, we’re heading into Presidents’ Day weekend. It’s a big time for mattress sales, but the deep discounts of February go way beyond bedsprings. There are some real deals to be had.


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Pittsburghers Cope With Latest Snowfall

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Allegheny County Port Authority stopped bus service at 10 p.m. Monday due to poor weather and travel conditions. Also, the Mon Incline is temporarily shut down because of the nasty weather […]


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Presidents Day Closures

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) -Today is Presidents Day and there are several closings and adjustments you need to know about. All federal, state and Allegheny County offices and courts are closed. Most banks are also closed and […]