Education

Announcements and information on public and private institutions in the area along with breaking news on outreach programs and services throughout the Northside communities.

Pressley Ridge builds new $12 million School for Autism and Deaf

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Pressley Ridge launches new multi-faceted school featuring sensory-friendly learning environments By: Atiya Irvin-Mitchell Sometimes there are children with needs neither public schools nor specialized schools can...

Summer Hill: A brief history of Pittsburgh’s northernmost neighborhood

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Summer Hill: What's in a name? By John Canning, Vice-President of Allegheny City Society As a summer substitute mail carrier in the 15214 “Observatory” Post Office,...

Annual NSLC Scholarship and Awards Dinner enters 36th year

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The Northside Leadership Conference (NSLC) held its 36th Annual Scholarship and Awards Dinner on Thursday, June 13 at the Priory Grand Hall. The theme...

PPS appoints new Perry High principal

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by Merecedes J. Howze, Pittsburgh Public Schools In September, the Pittsburgh Board of Education approved the selection of James Cooper as Principal of Pittsburgh Perry...
Photo courtesy of the Photo Antiquities Museum of Photographic History.

Photo Antiquities premieres photos of first female pilots

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By Nick Eustis Photos courtesy of Photo Antiquities The Photo Antiquities Museum of Photographic History in Deutschtown is unveiling a new photography exhibit this August, featuring...

Mattress Factory’s new Artists in Residence exhibition to open in September

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The Northside museum will highlight the work of five artists from across the globe this fall as part of its Artists in Residence program.  By...

City Council candidates gather at Penn Brewery to discuss transportation issues

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Walk/Ride Northside (WRNS) hosted a District 1 City Council candidate forum on Tuesday, April 2 at Penn Brewery in the Northside to discuss transportation...

Rivers Casino partners with CCAC to promote dealer jobs

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Through a partnership with Rivers Casino, the Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC) offers scholarships for its six-week Dealer Training School. By Ashlee Green As Director...

Spray park, pools open for the summer

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Photo by Henry Pyatt Kids enjoying the spray park in Troy Hill, located on Goettman Street. Information courtesy of Pittsburgh CitiParks Beat the heat and cool down...

Jackie Robinson Breaking Barriers essay contest

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The Breaking Barriers Essay Contest is a chance for diverse students in grade 4–9 to share their personal stories and show how they use...