Safety

Brendan Shanahan

Why Did The NHL Alter Controversial Rule 48.1?

PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — While the Penguins have issues of their own to deal with as the NHL universally opens training camp today, the issue of player safety remains a serious one league-wide.

93-7 The Fan–09/11/2013

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Bicyclists Hope To Share The Road With Motorists

Will Groves doesn’t just ride a bike, he depends upon it.

09/03/2013

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Fire Academy Turns Out New Firefighters

It is their mission to protect life, property and the environment and provide services related to fire suppression.

08/16/2013

Shamarko Thomas

Rookie DB Thomas Tries To Outrun Steelers’ Receivers, Injury Bug

LATROBE, Pa. (93-7 THE FAN) — Timing is everything for Steelers rookie safety Shamarko Thomas, who is still trying to work on his own timing, yet couldn’t have come at a better time, considering the […]

93-7 The Fan–08/07/2013

Jason Hendricks

Panther Hollow: All-ACC DB Hendricks Has High Hopes For Woody High’s Finest

PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Last year the Panthers relied heavily upon the contributions of underclassmen for an effective pass defense. Safety Jason Hendricks, coming off a stellar redshirt junior season that earned him Preseason All-ACC honors, expects the approaching campaign to be no different.

93-7 The Fan–07/28/2013

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Mother Charged After Wandering Child Found On Highway

A mother is facing charges after her daughter escaped from their home and out onto a highway twice in one day.

07/15/2013

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Local Experts Discuss Train Safety

Rail car brakes scream across the Conway Rail Yards as tankers loaded with hazardous chemicals roll to join the trains that will carry them to points unknown west.

07/08/2013

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New Ordinance Limits Chairs For Canonsburg Parade

Placing chairs along the parade route is a Fourth of July tradition in Canonsburg, but choosing your front row seat a week ahead of time will now cost you that chair.

07/01/2013

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Expert Offers Self-Defense Tips

When you think about self-defense, you likely think about the physical part of protecting yourself.

06/21/2013

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Expert Weighs In On Safety Of Local Bridges

Driving in our region without crossing a bridge is impossible — and the largest traffic loads are carried by our bridges.

05/24/2013

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Collapse Sunday Reminder Of Dangers Of Aging Decks

Inspectors say it was a classic combination of a party and an aging deck, when one collapsed on the back of a McCandless home Sunday.

05/06/2013

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Best Swim Classes In Pittsburgh

Families have a great opportunity to engage in swimming activities and lessons as there are many outside public pools and a system of county parks. There are private swim clubs for advanced and beginner levels, too. Many of the swimming lessons are on a pool pass, day pass or discounted days that include water aerobics and the best deal is a free-learn-to-swim category. As the children advance in their training; it may lead to becoming a member of a swim club, but the onus is just a fun, learning experience.

04/26/2013

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Man Lucky To Be Alive After Big Rig Clips His Wheelchair

David Schultz, 49, of Harrison Township says he’s lucky to be alive.

04/23/2013

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Ask A Carpenter: Tips For Building A Kids’ Play Area In Pittsburgh

Video games may be fun but when it comes to keeping kids happy and healthy, nothing beats time outside using the imagination. There’s no better way to encourage outdoor play and creativity than a tree house or play structure, but many families may not know where to start such a project. Local contractor Tom Pieza has a few tips to make creating the playhouse easier so you can start playing sooner.

04/19/2013

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Bumble Bee & “Chicken Of The Sea” Tuna Recalled

Two major tuna companies are recalling products.

03/07/2013

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