Latest The Pittsburgh Tribune Stories

2008-07-07 18:00:31

By Bill Zlatos, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jul. 6--These aren't your momma's Girl Scouts. This fall, the Girl Scouts will introduce a new look and focus on leadership. Don't worry, though. They're still selling the cookies.

2008-07-07 03:00:00

By Mike Wereschagin, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jul. 7--The waiting is easy and the mood is light inside the small trailer beside the LifeFlight helicopter's concrete landing pad.

2008-07-06 03:00:17

By Chris Togneri, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jul. 6--Julie Trahan was scared and homesick. She had not eaten solid food in 18 months. Her weight plummeted to just under 70 pounds. Several organs were failing, and she was too weak to get out of the car.

2008-07-06 03:00:15

By Daveen Rae Kurutz, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jul. 6--Gym class has always been a yawn for George Hunt III. A star athlete, he is not. But after one semester of an online gym class, Hunt has found a new passion -- Frisbee throwing.

2008-07-06 03:00:12

By Alice T. Carter, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jul. 6--Not all theater takes place in theaters. Area companies such as Quantum Theatre, Bricolage, barebones productions have moved beyond the confining frame of proscenium stages and other purpose-built performing spaces.

2008-07-04 03:00:11

By David Brown, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jul. 4--The general election campaign doesn't traditionally start until Labor Day, but rival college groups in Pennsylvania already are gearing up for the autumn battle between Republican John McCain and Democrat Barack Obama.

2008-07-03 03:00:26

By Kim Leonard, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jul. 3--Dominion Resources Inc.

2008-07-03 03:00:19

By Mark Kanny, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jul. 3--Not all contemporary composers aspire to write "beautiful things," but Paul Moravec does.

2008-07-03 03:00:19

By The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jul. 3--She's not yet in the fifth grade, but Mandi Davis already has two film appearances to her credit. Mandi, 10, of Munhall recently completed her second stint as a movie extra, this time in the upcoming supernatural thriller "Shelter" featuring Julianne Moore.

2008-07-03 03:00:19

By Alice T. Carter, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jul. 3--For actress Michele Lee, one night as Auntie Mame was not enough. On Aug. 1, 2004, the television and stage actress appeared at the Hollywood Bowl in a fully staged production of "Mame" -- for one night only. "It was a fun part for me.

Word of the Day
  • In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.
The word 'quilisma' comes from a Greek word meaning 'a roll'.