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2010-04-19 12:33:00

PITTSBURGH, April 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pittsburgh's largest attended Jewish community event of the year takes place Tuesday, April 20, and Wednesday, April 21, with festive and family-oriented celebrations of Israel Independence Day, Yom Ha'atzmaut. Organized by the United Jewish Federation and co-sponsored by the Jewish Community Center of Pittsburgh, the celebration will be held Tuesday from 4 to 8:30 p.m.

2008-07-09 03:00:16

By Jeremy Boren, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jul. 9--Saving trees from the chain saw could become a little easier in Pittsburgh.

2008-07-09 00:00:16

Homeowners should be informed and given the right to lodge a protest before city foresters remove trees from shady Pittsburgh streets, according to new legislation announced today in City Council.


Word of the Day
fleuron
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]