Innamorato asks judge to toss Pittsburgh Public Schools lawsuit on reassessment
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Innamorato asks judge to toss Pittsburgh Public Schools lawsuit on reassessment
Allegheny County and its top official, Sara Innamorato, on Monday asked a judge to dismiss a lawsuit by Pittsburgh Public Schools that is trying to trigger a countywide property reassessment. The school district sued in April to force a countywide reassessment, something that hasn't been done since 2012. Pittsburgh Public
Pittsburgh Public School Students Attend Ron Clark Academy
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Pittsburgh Public School Students Attend Ron Clark Academy
<p>Kim Bearden is the Co-Foundef and Executive Director of The Ron Clark Academy. <br><br></p> <p>Select Pittsburgh Public School students went to Atlanta to attend academy workshops on Sunday July 7th. </p> <p>The Ron Clark Academy is a non-profit middle school, housed in a renovated red brick warehouse located in southeast Atlanta, Georgia. <br><br>Each year, over 15,000 educators from around the world visit Kim's classroom and attend her workshops to learn better ways to engage students, build relationships, foster creativity, enhance communication, and create a climate and culture for success. </p> <p>An unforgettable 2-day experience for students and PPS staff. <br><br></p> <p>Staff is looking forward to implementing what was learned during this experience into the 2024-2025 school year.</p>
CDS Flea Market 2024
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CDS Flea Market 2024
<p>Looking to clear out unwanted treasures? Donate them to Christ the Divine Shepherd Flea Market! Drop off Days at the Lourdes Center (St Bernadette Campus) are Saturday July 13th, and Sunday July 14th from 9AM to 1PM.</p> <p>We accept most clean, unbroken items, including furniture, housewares, books, toys, jewelry/fashion accessories and seasonal d&eacute;cor. Sorry, we cannot accept clothes, TVs, computers/electronics, VCR or cassette tapes, encyclopedias, stuffed animals, and chandeliers. For more information call or text Lisa Fennessy at (412) 607-0226.</p>
Austin Hays vs. Rangers Preview, Player Prop Bets - June 30
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Austin Hays vs. Rangers Preview, Player Prop Bets - June 30
Austin Hays is available when the Baltimore Orioles battle Andrew Heaney and the Texas Rangers at Oriole Park at Camden Yards Sunday at 7:10 PM ET.He returns to action for the first time since June 25, when he went 0-for-3 against the Guardians.Watch MLB, other live sports and more on
Pittsburgh Public Schools board grants students two nonvoting seats
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Pittsburgh Public Schools board grants students two nonvoting seats
For the first time, Pittsburgh Public Schools will have a student on its board of directors. The board voted unanimously this week to establish the role of a non-voting student representative following a monthslong process. Board President Gene Walker said the goal is to have student voices weighing in during
Community Spaghetti Dinner to Benefit Haven Childcare Center in Monroeville!
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Community Spaghetti Dinner to Benefit Haven Childcare Center in Monroeville!
<p>Reclamation Community Center is hosting a spaghetti dinner on Sunday, July 21st from 4pm-7pm! Come and join us for a meal and some fellowship! We are so grateful as any contribution makes an impact on our staff and students. We will be serving spaghetti, meatballs, garlic bread, and desserts. You may dine-in or take your food to-go! You can pre-register for your meal <a href="https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdB6B2_VQl2d2wRyHnXeHPrBIIHbJghyKPgS8rU7MQxlz4W7g/viewform?pli=1">here</a> (especially if you are in need of a gluten free meal) but walk-ins are welcome! Adult meals are $10 and kids meals are $5. Gluten free meals are available for an additional $3. This event is CASH ONLY. All pre-registered meals will need to be paid for when you arrive to the event. All proceeds benefit Haven Childcare Center! </p> <p>Email Olivia at <a href="mailto:olivia@havenchildcare.org">olivia@havenchildcare.org</a> if you are looking to donate any items for the meal or a raffle basket! Check out our Instagram page @havenchildcarecenter and our Facebook page, Haven Childcare Center for more information and center updates! </p>
Sewickley Academy civics students present veteran research projects
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Sewickley Academy civics students present veteran research projects
Earlier this year, State Rep. Valerie Gaydos, a 1985 graduate of Sewickley Academy, contacted the Sewickley Academy alumni office with the idea of coordinating a school project with the Sewickley Veterans' Banner Program. It came to fruition on May 29, when grade 8 students at Sewickley Academy welcomed the families
Luigi Chinetti Jr. To Speak About Ferrari's First Lemans Win In 1949 At Cortile Italian Car Show Luncheon
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Luigi Chinetti Jr. To Speak About Ferrari's First Lemans Win In 1949 At Cortile Italian Car Show Luncheon
<p>The Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix (PVGP) is thrilled to announce that Luigi Chinetti Jr. will be the distinguished guest speaker at the Cortile Italian Car Show luncheon on Saturday, August 3. Attendees will have the unique opportunity to hear Chinetti Jr. share his captivating experiences from the 1949 Le Mans, a race that marked a significant moment in automotive history.</p> <p>As a young man, Luigi Chinetti Jr. witnessed the first Le Mans race held after World War II, an event that not only revived the legendary circuit but also set the stage for Ferrari's legacy in motorsports. His father, Luigi Chinetti Sr., secured his third victory in this historic race, driving the Ferrari 166 MM Barchetta. This victory was instramental in propelling Ferrari onto the world stage, despite initial reluctance from Enzo Ferrari himself.</p> <p>The 1949 24 Hours of Le Mans was the first race held at the Circuit de la Sarthe since 1939, due to the interruption caused by World War II. The event symbolized the revival of endurance racing in Europe and marked a new era for motorsports. Luigi Chinetti Sr., co-driving with Peter Mitchell-Thomson, 2nd Baron Selsdon, clinched the win in the Ferrari 166 MM Barchetta. Luigi Chinetti Sr. drove for an astonishing 23 out of the 24 hours, showcasing his extraordinary endurance and skill. His determination and resilience were key factors in securing the victory for Ferrari.</p> <p>This victory was significant as it marked Ferrari's first major international win, establishing the brand's reputation in endurance racing. The Ferrari 166 MM Barchetta, with its sleek design and V12 engine, became an iconic model in automotive history. The car's performance at Le Mans showcased Ferrari's engineering prowess and set the stage for future successes.</p> <p>The race was not without its challenges. The Ferrari team faced stiff competition from other manufacturers, including Aston Martin and Delahaye. Despite mechanical issues and the grueling nature of the race, Chinetti's expertise and the car's reliability led them to triumph.According to several sources, Enzo Ferrari was initially hesitant about entering the 166 MM Barchetta in the race. However, Chinetti Sr. was instrumental in persuading Ferrari and orchestrating the car's participation, which ultimately proved to be a game-changing decision for the company.</p> <p>The victory at Le Mans was a turning point for Ferrari, providing the company with invaluable publicity and solidifying its reputation as a leader in high-performance racing cars. This win helped Ferrari attract customers and establish a strong market presence, particularly in North America. Following the success at Le Mans, Luigi Chinetti Sr. played a crucial role in developing Ferrari's North American dealer network. His efforts helped to popularize Ferrari in the United States, making the brand synonymous with luxury and performance.</p> <p>The Cortile Italian Car Show luncheon promises to be an engaging and insightful event, offering enthusiasts a rare glimpse into the Chinetti family's rich heritage and contributions to the world of motorsports. Don't miss this chance to hear firsthand accounts of one of the most influential races in history and the story of how Ferrari's legacy was shaped by the Chinetti family's passion and perseverance.</p>
East End Juneteenth Celebration
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East End Juneteenth Celebration
<p>The Trade Institute of Pittsburgh and the Homewood- Brushton YMCA are hosting a Juneteenth Celebration today!</p> <p>From 3-6 p.m., attendees will gather at 7119 Fleury Way in Pittsburgh's East End for an afternoon of food, fun, and community!</p> <p>Live entertainment will be provided by Queen of Nairobi, Hill Dance Academy Theatre (HDAT), The Nia Dance Ensemble, DJ Hoodie Tre, and more, plus guest speakers Leon Ford, Jason Rivers, and Rev. Cornell Jones will be speaking. </p> <p>There will also be activities for kids in the Kids Zone and a group fitness class. </p> <p>See the <a href="https://www.facebook.com/events/1941556509597323?acontext=%7B%22event_action_history%22%3A[]%7D">Facebook event</a> for more information. </p>
Student art heats up at Hazelwood's Industrial Arts Workshop youth welding program
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Student art heats up at Hazelwood's Industrial Arts Workshop youth welding program
In the cavernous, noisy workspace of the Industrial Arts Workshop, tucked away on Herbert Way in Pittsburgh’s Hazelwood neighborhood, sparks are flying. Almost every afternoon the room fills with high-school-age students, who pull on protective gear and hurry back to their personal projects. Metal sculptures — a phoenix, flowers, a
Student art heats up at Hazelwood's Industrial Arts Workshop youth welding program
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Student art heats up at Hazelwood's Industrial Arts Workshop youth welding program
In the cavernous, noisy workspace of the Industrial Arts Workshop, tucked away on Herbert Way in Pittsburgh's Hazelwood neighborhood, sparks are flying. Almost every afternoon the room fills with high-school-age students, who pull on protective gear and hurry back to their personal projects. Metal sculptures " a phoenix, flowers, a
The Frick Fete
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The Frick Fete
<p>On June 22, the Frick Museum and Gardens will be hosting the annual Frick Fete, with a night of 'dancing and dessert under the stars.'</p> <p>This gilded-age style event will incude speciality drinks, desserts, and toasts to the works of Monet, Vermeer and Rembrandt. </p> <p>For more information and to purchase tickets, click <a href="https://www.thefrickpittsburgh.org/frickfete?fbclid=IwZXh0bgNhZW0CMTAAAR2V-C8wvda52aLZ1e4LHYi8bjW5nO4hnXAnB-OS_o4-q6YxUSw0gOti8iU_aem_ARbjsYCCWrGMNg8nhmEH2oEKZPNhgB05IORhzYqx8mALG1CdqUdHXQJHx2laFiZ8p0dWNiAVO4pikp4Y2rab_vhg">here. </a></p> <p> </p>
Pittsburgh Public Schools name new chief of staff
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Pittsburgh Public Schools name new chief of staff
The Pittsburgh Public Schools board on Tuesday announced that it has a new chief of staff. Superintendent Wayne N. Walters said Lamar D. Blackwell's appointment became effective on May 23. Minutes from the May meeting indicate he will earn about $14,000 per month. "This appointment marks a significant step towards
Interested in a multi-generational sustainable community?
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Interested in a multi-generational sustainable community?
<p> </p> <p>Rachel Carson EcoVillage at Providence Heights is hosting a free in-person information session on Saturday, June 22nd from 11-1 pm at the Kearns Spirituality Center, 9000 Babcock Blvd, Allison Park PA </p> <p>Attendees will hear from community members, and watch a slide presentation with a Q&A session about this multi-generational sustainable community. Those interested will have an opportunity to walk to the future site of the community. There will be light refreshments and an art activity for children. </p> <p><br>RSVP at <a href="https://rachelcarsonecovillage.org/">www.rachelcarsonecovillage.org </a>or text 412-573-1927</p> <p> </p>