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2014-09-29 12:25:20

CARNEGIE, Pa., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Salvation Army New York Brass Band, Carnegie Mellon University's C Street Brass Band, and The Salvation Army of Western Pennsylvania have teamed up to raise funds so that students throughout the region can participate in music education programs. An evening of stellar musical entertainment will take place on Saturday, October 18, 2014 at Christ Church of Grove Farm, 249 Duff Rd, Sewickley, PA 15143 from 7:00 to 9:00 pm. As...

2014-09-25 12:27:50

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the Nov. 4 gubernatorial election approaches, incumbent Republican Tom Corbett and Democratic challenger Tom Wolfe are in the midst of a series of debates leading up to the election. History is on Corbett's side. No incumbent has lost a bid for re-election in over 100 years. But the polls right now are giving Wolfe a decided edge. The Press Club of Western Pennsylvania has assembled a panel taking a look at the governor's...

2014-09-23 23:11:35

Gum recession affects over 50% of the adult population and can lead to serious oral health problems. Now, Alan M. Timko DMD is the only Board Certified Periodontist, in Western Pennsylvania, that is able to treat receding gums with a patented minimally invasive procedure to those in Pittsburgh, PA and the Greater Pittsburgh area. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 Now, patients of Dr. Alan M. Timko, with receding gums, have access to a groundbreaking gum recession...

2014-09-17 20:21:38

Sponsored by The Press Club of Western Pennsylvania PITTSBURGH, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Press Club of Western Pennsylvania is taking applications for its ninth annual $5,000 Bob Fryer Memorial Scholarship awarded to aspiring journalists. The award is designed to encourage outstanding undergraduate journalism students in print and broadcasting. The scholarship will be awarded in May 2015 in Pittsburgh at the annual Golden Quills Awards Dinner sponsored by The...

2014-08-28 23:02:25

Pittsburgh- based Allegheny Health Network and Come Ready Nutrition have established a regional partnership designed to advance sports nutrition education, concussion awareness and goal planning for competitive young athletes, scholastic athletes and their families across western Pennsylvania. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Allegheny Health Network and Come Ready Nutrition announced today a regional partnership designed to advance sports nutrition education, concussion awareness...

2014-08-26 23:10:27

The Western Pennsylvania Chapter of JDRF has named Susan Manzi, MD, Chair of the Department of Medicine at Allegheny Health Network, corporate chair of its 2014 Walk to Cure Diabetes event in Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 The Western Pennsylvania Chapter of JDRF has named Susan Manzi, MD, Chair of the Department of Medicine at Allegheny Health Network, corporate chair of its 2014 Walk to Cure Diabetes event in Pittsburgh. The JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes in Pittsburgh...

2014-08-25 23:11:46

Pittsburgh, PA Family Services of Western Pennsylvania named Stephen Christian-Michaels President and Chief Executive Officer effective July 14, 2014. Previously, Mr. Christian-Michaels served Family Services as Chief Operating Officer since 1998. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 Family Services of Western Pennsylvania named Stephen Christian-Michaels President and Chief Executive Officer effective July 14, 2014. Previously, Mr. Christian-Michaels served Family Services as Chief...

2014-08-22 23:05:25

The Allegheny Health ALS program is western Pennsylvania’s first to achieve ALS Association recognition for high quality care. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 The ALS Association, along with its Western Pennsylvania Chapter, has designated the ALS Center at Allegheny Health Network as a Certified Treatment Center of Excellence. The Center, based at Allegheny General Hospital (AGH), is the only ALS treatment program in western Pennsylvania recognized by the ALS Association for...

2014-08-21 12:30:20

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Highmark Foundation has awarded schools in Western Pennsylvania with $311,950 in "Creating a Healthy School Environment" grants for innovative, healthy programs that begin in September when local students head back to schools. View the full list of school grantees on the Highmark Foundation website, www.highmarkfoundation.org. Ranging from $5,000 to $10,000 each, 55 grants were awarded to Western Pennsylvania schools serving students in...

2014-08-11 12:21:08

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Port of Pittsburgh Commission (PPC) announced today that Mr. Stephen Martinko will be the Commission's new executive director. Since January, 2013, Martinko has been the deputy staff director of the U.S. House of Representatives Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and previously served as chief of staff for U.S. Congressman Bill Shuster (R-PA). Martinko was instrumental in the development of the Water Resources and...


Word of the Day
conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin