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2013-10-21 12:30:58

Nationally, the Broadband Adoption Program Has Connected More Than 220,000 Families, or 900,000 Low-Income Americans PITTSBURGH, Oct. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With the new school year in full swing, Comcast is re-launching Internet Essentials, the nation's largest and most comprehensive broadband adoption initiative for low-income families. Pennsylvania Congressman Mike Doyle, Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl, Pittsburgh Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Linda Lane, NFL great Tony Dungy and...

2013-03-07 12:25:43

LEMOYNE, Pa., March 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pittsburgh Democratic Mayoral primary is wide open after the announcement by current Mayor Luke Ravenstahl that he will not seek re-election, according to a poll released by Keystone Analytics®. Current Councilman Bill Peduto appears strongest out of the gate polling the highest among five potential candidates tested. Peduto, along with City Controller Michael Lamb, both have very strong name recognition with these voters but...

2012-10-19 15:20:38

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy is developing a free mobile application to be used in Pittsburgh's parks. Funding is being provided by UPMC Health Plan and the app will be designed by the Pittsburgh-based firm Deeplocal. The app will provide information to help users navigate and enjoy Pittsburgh's five largest city parks: Schenley, Frick, Highland, Riverview and Emerald View. The app will be in the testing phase this fall and winter, and...

2012-10-18 15:23:09

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- World-renowned chef and founder of the Food Revolution, Jamie Oliver, joined Mayor Luke Ravenstahl and leaders from the Pittsburgh community today to announce plans for Pittsburgh to embrace the Food Revolution. With One Young World - the premier global summit for young leaders in their 20s - also kicking off today in Pittsburgh, Jamie will inspire One Young World delegates and ambassadors as they work with community leaders to start a local Food...

2012-10-10 11:24:56

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Pittsburgh is hosting the third annual One Young World Summit, Oct. 18-22, which will bring together nearly 1,500 future leaders from 190 countries. There will be three media briefings leading up to the Summit. Please see below for details associated with each briefing, listed chronologically. To view the multimedia content associated with this release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/players/English/58385-one-young-world-for-young-leaders/...

2012-08-15 10:22:02

2012 USA 1 Mile road champions Miller, Kampf headline; $25,000 prize purse with $4000 for each Open race champion PITTSBURGH, Aug. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Runners in inaugural races have no race records to break or past champions to beat. At the GNC Live Well Liberty Mile on Friday, August 17, top American milers, known for chasing big dreams one mile at a time, are guaranteed to make history in Pittsburgh in the country's newest Mile race. The 2012 USA 1 Mile road...

2012-08-06 06:23:07

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With Pittsburgh's baseball team and its reputation on a hot streak -- recent top rankings include America's Most Liveable City (Economist), Best City for Millennials (24/7 Wall St.), Top 10 Comeback Cities (Forbes), 2(nd) Best Performing City in America (Business Insider), and Top U.S. Cities where People are Hiring (Gallup/Business Insider) -- civic leaders are in equally hot pursuit of another demographic: young Boomers with the...

2012-05-29 06:20:27

PITTSBURGH, May 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Yellow Cab of Pittsburgh, a division of the Pittsburgh Transportation Group (PTG), is introducing propane-powered taxi cabs to Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl will be on hand around 11:45 a.m. at the cab drivers annual barbecue Wednesday, May 30 at the PTG garage on Preble Avenue in Manchester to see the first group of an anticipated 55 cabs to undergo the conversion. "It's all part of the green initiative undertaken by our parent...

2012-04-18 02:26:04

Tess Lojacono of East Aurora, New York wins in public vote; will relocate to realize dream of expanding her business in Pittsburgh's vibrant regional economy PITTSBURGH, April 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Officials in Pittsburgh today announced that Tess Lojacono of East Aurora, N.Y., has won the public vote in the $100,000 Experienced Dreamers contest - a program launched last Fall to raise awareness of the Pittsburgh region as a great place to live, work, run a business,...

2012-01-04 16:15:00

Daston Corporation, a provider of tailored Software-as-a—Service and Cloud (SaaS|Cloud) computing technology solutions, today announced that it has completed the implementation of Google Apps for Government for the City of Pittsburgh. Daston and Google executives joined Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl and his team at the City´s “Google Go-Live” event in Pittsburgh today celebrating this milestone. McLean, VA (PRWEB) January 04, 2012 Daston Corporation, a provider of...