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Top Pittsburgh Articles

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  • Harford County police blotter: Cab driver spit in someone's face in Aberdeen

    Aberdeen Deanna Frankhouse, 29, of the 700 block of Maxa Road, was arrested Tuesday on a bench warrant in a case in which she is charged with possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Michael Lawrence Demarest, 33, of the 300 block of Irish...
  • Bruno Sammartino Hall of Fame announcement a blockbuster for WWE Raw

    Bruno Sammartino Hall of Fame announcement a blockbuster for WWE Raw
    Finally. No, this has nothing to do with The Rock. But it's still just as relevant to say. Finally. FINALLY. The news of WWE's latest Hall of Fame inductee broke Monday afternoon. When I read the name, I got goosebumps. A smile on my face. It was...
  • 'Fracking' brings prosperity, problems to Pennsylvania

    'Fracking' brings prosperity, problems to Pennsylvania
    Times are good these days at the Linde Corp., where despite a sluggish economy nationally, the company is on a hiring binge. The construction company, based near Wilkes-Barre in northeastern Pennsylvania, has seen its workforce nearly triple over the...
  • NIH gives $9.3 million to a Pittsburgh-based computing team

    NIH gives $9.3 million to a Pittsburgh-based computing team
    Three Pennsylvania institutions and a California organization have received National Institutes of Health funding approval for a computational modeling initiative. The Bethesda-based organization will contribute $9.3 million to a team comprising the...
  • Five questions …

    Five questions …
    No question, it's been a tough economy for many nonprofits to raise money. But Marriottsville-based DonorSearch, launched the same year the economy plunged into the latest recession, has developed a database to help nonprofits identify which of their...
  • Five questions with … Dean Cottrill

    Five questions with … Dean Cottrill
    As president of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage's Greater Baltimore operations, Dean Cottrill has gotten to know the real estate markets of a great number of communities — from the heart of Baltimore to Ocean City. "I'm all over the place and...
  • Columbia's Rocky Gorge rugby club advances to MARFU Final Four

    Columbia's Rocky Gorge rugby club advances to MARFU Final Four
    The Rocky Gorge rugby club took a big step toward repeating as Division II National Champions, earning a convincing victory over division rival Brandywine last weekend. Rocky Gorge (Columbia/Laurel) parlayed an attack based on strong running by the...
  • Dr. Lorenz E. and Anastasia U. Zimmerman

    Dr. Lorenz E. and Anastasia U. Zimmerman
    Dr. Lorenz E. Zimmerman, the founder of modern ophthalmic pathology, who spent his nearly 60-year career studying diseases of the eye, died March 16 of complications from an infection at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson. He was 92. His wife...
  • Author Michael Chabon channels hometown of Columbia in new book

    Author Michael Chabon channels hometown of Columbia in new book
    In an interview with Salon Magazine, Columbia native and author Michael Chabon discusses how his new, racially charged novel was, in part, shaped by his upbringing in Columbia. In the interview, the Pulitzer-prize winning author said the racial themes in...
  • Lois W. Uram, bank accountant

    Lois W. Uram, a retired Mercantile-Safe Deposit & Trust Co. accountant, died Oct. 9 of complications from dementia at Gilchrist Hospice in Towson. She was 82. The daughter of a certified public accountant and a homemaker, Lois A. Weidemuller was born and...
  • Roland Park-based artist stages Stilt-a-thon downtown

    Roland Park-based artist stages Stilt-a-thon downtown
    Remington resident Jacqueline Robarge spent a day off walking shakily on stilts at Rash Field at the Inner Harbor Sunday, Oct. 21. Robarge, 45, who is director of a nonprofit that works with prostitutes and incarcerated woman said that while she "can...
  • Engagement: Meredith Garback to wed Michael Lavrich

    Gary and Kristine Garback of Abingdon announce the engagement of their daughter, Meredith Anne Garback, of Belcamp, to Michael Frank Lavrich, also of Belcamp. Garback has lived in Harford County since 1985 and is a 1998 graduate of Bel Air High School....