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Best school districts for your buck in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvanians are serious about education. The state boasts one of the U.S.’s top graduation rates at nearly 86% of students completing high school, counts more school districts than California and ranks as the seventh-best school system in the nation, according to the American Legislative Research Council. 1,270 more words


Samuel vies for North Side District Justice

Clarence Samuel did not start asking for financial support for his district justice run until last week because his nominating petitions had been challenged. The challenges were dismissed. 456 more words


Red Line Metro Photos

I’m rarely found guilty of stopping to smell the roses, but I had occasion to take the Red Line

Metro to a meeting with a prospect a few weeks ago and I paused to take pictures exiting … 63 more words

Cosmos Club

Enter the Tunnel

To the Directors of the Tunnel Company. GENTLEMEN, In conformity with the Resolution of the Committee of Directors calling upon me to report on the past operations, present state of, and future plan of proceeding with, the Tunnel


Sunday Guests: Ezra Pound

I don’t feel I can adequately introduce Mr. Pound. He and I have only just met. But, I feel that we’ll be getting along splendidly since what he’s said so far, strikes a cord within me. 175 more words


Eugene Khorey—First principal of Brashear honored by alumni

Eugene Khorey was the first principal of Brashear High School which opened in 1976 in Beechview.  On March 21, he was honored during a luncheon celebration by more than 70 of his former students, faculty and staff members, family and friends for his steadfast commitment, dedication and service to the students he served at Brashear during his tenure.  844 more words