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Beloved Teacher’s Legacy Lives On After Reconnecting With Students Through Facebook

Former students and faculty colleagues entered Oakmont Presbyterian Church Thursday to say goodbye to a man who touched them deeply.

08/07/2014

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Educational Summer Activities For Kids In Pittsburgh

Here are just a handful of the outstanding summer programs Pittsburgh offers that will not only educate, but challenge, engage and strengthen your children’s knowledge, relationships and skills.

06/13/2014

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Shady Side Academy Gets Bucco Fever With Jolly Roger Day

Eighty-five times the Pirates have said “Raise the Jolly Roger” after wins this year.

09/13/2013

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Local Green Beret Dies In Afghanistan

The motto of the Green Berets is “To Liberate The Oppressed,” and Maj. Benjamin Follansbee, of O’Hara Township, made it his life’s work.

12/14/2012

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“Mr. High School Sports” – Week 4 WPIAL Football Preview

We break down the biggest games of the second week of the 2012 high school football season, including perspective from both coaches on KDKA’s Game of the Week between McKeesport and Penn-Trafford.

93-7 The Fan–09/21/2012

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“Mr. High School Sports” – Week 1 WPIAL Football Preview

We preview the biggest WPIAL football games from the opening weekend of the 2012 season, including our featured game between two Class AAAA contenders and new conference rivals.

93-7 The Fan–08/31/2012

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“Mr. High School Sports” – Former SSA Star Receives Summer Baseball Honor

The son of Avonworth High School’s athletic director, an erstwhile three-sport star at Shady Side Academy, continues to rack up awards as he chases his dream.

93-7 The Fan–07/27/2012

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“Mr. High School Sports” – WPIAL Baseball Championship Matchups Almost Set

By Matt Popchock (mpopchock@kdka.com) Because of rain in the area, Seneca Valley, which led Pittsburgh Central Catholic 2-0 in the bottom of the third Monday night, was forced to resume its WPIAL Class AAAA Semifinal […]

93-7 The Fan–05/22/2012

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“Mr. High School Sports” – WPIAL Baseball Semifinal Preview

Here’s a look at each of today’s WPIAL Baseball Semifinal games, and the individuals who might bring their teams one step closer to district gold.

93-7 The Fan–05/21/2012

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“Mr. High School Sports” – Inside the Gym with Geno Thorpe

Our series on some of the top boys’ basketball players in the WPIAL begins with the young man who will try to lead Shaler to unprecedented glory, and, next fall, try to do the same at State College.

93-7 The Fan–02/03/2012

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Shady Side Academy Honors MLK By Giving Back

Instead of relaxing at home on this Martin Luther King Day holiday, many gave back in the form of service activities around town.

01/16/2012

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Kids Take Part In Veterans Wheelchair Games

The 31st National Veteran Wheelchair Games are being held in Pittsburgh at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center this year and hundreds of athletes are taking part in several different sports and activities. But Friday was a very special day because kids got the chance to join the festivities.

08/05/2011

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“Mr. High School Sports” – 2011 WPIAL Baseball Outlook

93.7 The Fan’s high school sports reporter takes a quick look at some of the teams and players to watch in the WPIAL.

93-7 The Fan–04/04/2011

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Local Japanese Community Monitors Developments After Disaster

Pittsburgh’s small Japanese community is continuing to closely monitor the events back in their native country following last week’s destructive earthquake and tsunami.

03/14/2011

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Local Students Learn About Amazon Rain Forest Via Skype

FOX CHAPEL (KDKA) — A group of students from Pittsburgh is spending two weeks in the heart of the Amazon Rain Forest. The group in Brazil is on a trip with Planet A To Z. […]

02/10/2011

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