News archive from 19 September 2013, page 19

Jeff Locke makes no excuses after his latest loss

By Michael Sanserino / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette After two impressive starts that were more reminiscent of his All-Star first half, Jeff Locke struggled Tuesday night in an outing that was more indicative of the second half of his season. But the young...

 
Forward prospect might get his wish

Forward prospect might get his wish

By Shelly Anderson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette The Penguins loaded up on forwards for training camp, including prospects and a few veterans hoping to get a skate in the door for what might be one or two spots on the bottom two lines. Those players bring...

 
West Xtra: Undefeated New Brighton faces defending WPIAL champs

West Xtra: Undefeated New Brighton faces defending WPIAL champs

By John D'Abruzzo / Tri-State Sports & News Service Scoring against Aliquippa's football team has proven to be not the easiest of feats. Despite surrendering a total of 27 points in three games this season, the Quips have a long history of keeping...

 

Pittsburgh's median family income rises

By Ann Belser / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Household incomes rose in Pittsburgh in 2012 while the overall metropolitan area and the rest of the country saw incomes remain flat. The city saw what the U.S. Census Bureau calls a statistically significant...

 
Former Heinz executives cook up warm pet food lines

Former Heinz executives cook up warm pet food lines

By Teresa F. Lindeman / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette For dogs -- animals that lead with their noses -- both dry kibble and canned wet food served at room temperature seem to be lacking a little something. "I've always had this idea of warm food,"...

 

Business news briefs: Findlay chemical producer downsizing

From staff and wire reports Lanxess, the German-based rubber and chemicals producer with North American headquarters in Findlay, will cut 1,000 jobs and employee bonuses because of a downturn in demand, its global chairman said Wednesday. The cutbacks...

 

Horror Realm here for fall convention

Horror Realm celebrates its fifth fall convention with a haunting weekend Friday through Sunday of costume contests, screenings, celebrity sightings and screams at the Crowne Plaza Pittsburgh South. Among the movies on display is the debut of locally...

 
Food Column: Cook and learn at pop-up dinner

Food Column: Cook and learn at pop-up dinner

By Rebecca Sodergren The very last event to be held in Pittsburgh Public Market's original space in the Strip District's Produce Terminal at 1700 Smallman St. is coming up on Sept. 27. Chef Mya Zeronis, who operates the "Zest Wishes" stand...

 

Sherrington: Going with Joe Ortiz rather than Neftali Feliz in 12th Ron Washington's worst move of the month

Many members of the media were left questioning Rangers manager Ron Washington's decision to go with reliever Joe Ortiz rather than former closer Neftali Feliz in the bottom of the 12th inning of Texas' 4-3 loss to Tampa Bay. Perhaps the most vocal...

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Little Bites: Local restaurant news

By Bob Batz Jr., Melissa McCart and Rebecca Sodergren / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette SPOON DEBUTS SMALL PLATES Spoon in East Liberty rolled out its bar menu this week, a teaser to the style of dishes chef Brian Pekarcik and Curtis Gamble will serve at Grit...

 
Restaurant Scene: Several new eateries plan to open around town

Restaurant Scene: Several new eateries plan to open around town

By Melissa McCart / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette So much is happening on Pittsburgh's dining scene that it demands another update of places that are scheduled to open this fall or early next year. Here's a look: • Blue Line Grille and Uptown...

 

Penguins see value of wins in preseason

By Shelly Anderson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette The Penguins need look no further than the Steelers to see that losing in the preseason can have an effect. The Steelers went 0-4 in exhibition games, and are facing a lot of pointed fingers after an 0-2 to...

 
Detroit Lions preparing as if Redskins' Robert Griffin III still has dual-threat potential

Detroit Lions preparing as if Redskins' Robert Griffin III still has dual-threat potential

Robert Griffin III won offensive rookie of the year honors last year with one of the best dual-threat seasons in NFL history. He threw for 3,200 yards, ran for 815 more and led Washington to an improbable playoff appearance before a knee injury ended...

 

North/East Xtra: Gateway girl wins Section 3 title

By Ryan Riordan / Tri-State Sports & News Service Neither Gateway's Sammy Memije nor Shady Side Academy's Ananya Dua played high school tennis during their freshman years. But their decisions to play for their respective schools this season has...

 
Detroit Lions RB Joique Bell: With or without Reggie Bush, we all have to step up

Detroit Lions RB Joique Bell: With or without Reggie Bush, we all have to step up

Joique Bell didn't say anything. He just glared. With Reggie Bush on the sidelines and Bell taking over the running back duties Sunday, the Lions' offense sputtered its way to 90 measly yards in the second half at Arizona. “That's what it seemed...

 

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