News archive from 12 February 2013, page 32

PREP BASKETBALL: Hanceville edges Danville 58-50 to win area crown

DANVILLE - Hanceville's boys basketball team is heading back home for a sub-region matchup, and its bringing the Class 3A, Area 13 Tournament trophy with them. Five Bulldogs scored at least seven points in Monday's final versus top-seeded Danville,...

 
9/11 ten years later: For many, the battle still continues

9/11 ten years later: For many, the battle still continues

The official tally is that 23 NYPD officers lost their lives in the Sept. 11 terror attacks — but 45 cops have died of cancer since then, and hundreds more are battling the disease. Because doctors have not linked their cases to their time spent at...

 
Apple Day festival aims to bring to life the history of the Lower East Side

Apple Day festival aims to bring to life the history of the Lower East Side

Mark Miller's family has been involved in New York City commerce for more than 270 years. A great, great, great, great uncle, Hayman Levy, was a prominent fur trader and privateer who helped finance the Revolutionary War. "He paid for 50 uniforms...

 
Liriano ready for switch to NL

Liriano ready for switch to NL

By Bill Brink / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette BRADENTON, Fla. -- Christmas Day sailed downhill quickly for Francisco Liriano. First the left-hander discovered he had broken his right humerus, the bone in the upper arm. Then he had to call his agent, Greg...

 
Savings in Morris Heights

Savings in Morris Heights

Follow the road up winding Featherbed Lane in Morris Heights and you will find everything from a two-way radio repair shop to delicious Cuban food sold at discount prices. Whether you are new to the area or a long-time resident, make sure to check out...

 
Partners for Quality Foundation hosts luncheon at the Embassy Suites Hotel

Partners for Quality Foundation hosts luncheon at the Embassy Suites Hotel

The Partners for Quality Foundation held its Heart of Caring Benefit Auction and Luncheon on Feb. 1 at the Embassy Suites Hotel Pittsburgh Airport. More than 320 guests attended the event chaired by John Banaszak with special guest L.C. Greenwood.

 
Chris Brown and Rihanna: Let's move on

Chris Brown and Rihanna: Let's move on

Not far into Sunday's Grammy telecast there was a pivotal shot. During one of those predictable tight pans of celebrities in attendance, the camera found Rihanna. She looked radiant in her red gown and flowing tresses as she smiled widely for the...

 

1964 World's Fair Austrian Pavilion is history

A WESTERN New York ski area has pledged to rebuild after fire ripped through its landmark lodge - a relocated relic of the 1964 World's Fair in Queens. But little remains of the alpine spruce Austrian Pavilion, which was moved after the fair to the...

 
With the New Jersey Devils atop the Eastern Conference, NY Rangers need to gain ground in standings now

With the New Jersey Devils atop the Eastern Conference, NY Rangers need to gain ground in standings now

The Rangers won last year’s Atlantic Division and Eastern Conference regular season titles, but the Devils knocked them out and represented the East in the Stanley Cup Finals. The Blueshirts paraded in blockbuster free-agent signing Rick Nash this...

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Northbrook proposes new Industrial and Commercial Services district

Northbrook officials are considering a new "Industrial and Commercial Services" district that would allow more kinds of uses for warehouses and other buildings, which could create more business opportunities. Current residents and business...

 
Cardinal Timothy Dolan: History backs Catholics' trust that the splendid Pope Benedict XVI will have a worthy successor

Cardinal Timothy Dolan: History backs Catholics' trust that the splendid Pope Benedict XVI will have a...

Sede vacante: It’s a Latin phrase, and it means, “the chair is empty.” On Monday, the 264th successor of St. Peter, the Bishop of Rome and Supreme Pontiff of the Catholic Church, Pope Benedict XVI, announced that, at 8 p.m. on Feb. 28, the Chair of...

 
Yemen President Ali Abdullah Saleh lands in the United States 

Yemen President Ali Abdullah Saleh lands in the United States 

NEW YORK — The embattled president of Yemen arrived Saturday in the United States for medical treatment for burns he suffered during an assassination attempt in June. President Ali Abdullah Saleh arrived at an unspecified location in the United...

 

Late-payment rate on US mortgages hits 4-year low

LOS ANGELES -- Homeowners who took on mortgages well after the housing bubble burst are doing a better job in keeping up with payments, a trend that has helped push the national rate of late payments on home loans to the lowest level in four years....

 
Gala at Phipps benefits ABOARD's Autism Connection

Gala at Phipps benefits ABOARD's Autism Connection

By Patricia Sheridan / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens was the setting for the 13th annual Gala to benefit ABOARD's Autism Connection of Pennsylvania Saturday night. More than 250 guests partied among the plants,...

 

Chelsea Gray’s 28 lead No. 5 Duke women to rout of No. 7 Maryland

DURHAM Junior guard Chelsea Gray scored a career-high 28 points to lead No. 5 Duke past seventh-ranked Maryland 71-56 Monday. Reserve Tricia Liston had 17 points and Gray reeled off seven in a row midway through the second half after the...

 

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