A South Hills native and retired teacher is sharing the lessons she learned as a child from a family pet named Blackie, a crow who was rehabilitated at her childhood home.
Let’s Move Pittsburgh, a children’s health program of Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, is launching a new free virtual program, the Let’s Move Pittsburgh Book Club.
Pandemics are not commonplace in the United States, hitting America’s shores once every century or more. They bookend the history of Frazier-Simplex Inc., though.
Dr. Michael J. Urick, associate professor of business administration and graduate director of St. Vincent College’s Master of Science in Management: Operational Excellence program, has written a new book entitled “Leadership in Middle-earth: Theories and Applications for Organizations.”
"Generation," St. Vincent College’s student-run literary and art magazine, will hold a virtual launch party and open-mic reading at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 13, over Zoom.
Voices: Celebrating the Beauty and Diversity of America’s Literary Landscape will offer its fourth round of author readings on Thursday, April 22, at 8 p.m.
An associate professor at St. Vincent College has authored a new book entitled “A Manager’s Guide to Using the Force: Leadership Lessons from a Galaxy Far Far Away.”
Submissions are open for the Joe O’Connor Poetry Series, an initiative to discover and publish the work of local poets sponsored by Eulalia Books, a poetry-in-translation publisher housed at St. Vincent College.
To celebrate Women’s History Month and explore the achievements and obstacles of women artists, Pittsburgh Glass Center (PGC) will host a virtual panel with She Bends founder Meryl Pataky and six additional women who are neon artists on Friday, March 26 at 6 p.m.
The Senator John Heinz History Center will host a virtual conversation with Pittsburgh pathologist Dr. Cyril Wecht Thursday, March 18 at 7 p.m. on Zoom.
The Senator John Heinz History Center in Pittsburgh has scheduled several online events in February to mark Black History Month.
A Connellsville woman’s debut novel will be launched this week in the hopes that the reader takes something away from it in their journey through life.
Park Burroughs, the former executive editor of the Observer-Reporter, explores some of Washington County's most noteworthy crimes in the book "True Murder Mysteries of Southwestern Pennsylvania."
A Fayette County native whose work has won prestigious awards published his first poetry collection, "A Plan in Case of Morning," which takes an introspective look at defining masculinity.
As associate professor of administration of justice at Penn State Fayette — The Eberly Campus, Donald R. Liddick has always had a scholarly interest in the subjects of organized crime, political corruption and eco-terrorism.
John Fike, a 1970 graduate of Uniontown High School and a resident of Eighty Four, was drafted into the Army after high school to fight in the Vietnam War.
California native Dan Clendaniel recently released a book about a local regiment of the Civil War that was comprised of soldiers in the Fayette, Greene, Washington and Somerset counties.
Author David E. Stuart has written a book that takes a look at how the well being of different classes throughout various time periods in history has shaped the American population today.
A former daycare and preschool owner has turned a character she created as part of her St. Patrick's Day celebrations each year into a children's book.
Madelyn Cindric, a retired art and home economics teacher at Albert Gallatin School District, has moved on to writing and publishing a book on glasshouses in Fayette County.
Living just outside of Jones Mills for the last 35 years, West Virginia native Rock Foster has written his third historical novel based on family history. "My Name Is Isaac" follows the life of Isaac Sims, a slave who belonged to Foster's fifth great-grandfather.
Author Marci Lynn McGuinness grew up in the Ohiopyle area and over the last 30 years has written more than 40 books.
"Shale Play: Poems and Photographs from the Fracking Fields," has been a five-year labor of love by Penn State University professors Julia Kasdorf and Steven Rubin.
Scottdale Public Library is calling individuals from all over the area, not just Scottdale, to consider taking part in their “Great Scottdale Read” event that piggybacks on the “Great American Read” idea recently done by PBS.
An associate professor of engineering at Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus discovered that necessity is the mother of invention when he wrote his latest book, "Metals through History."
Music, mermaids and an inexplicable draw to the sea are the themes that are present in the newly released "The Mermaid's Daughter" by Ann Claycomb of Morgantown, West Virginia.
"Two souls beat within my chest, one will separate itself from the other, but it was a dilemma of loving to things of equal value," wrote Goethe in "Faust."
Traveling to the most magical place on earth with a toddler can be a mixed blessing. In "Mousekatots" the author carefully outlines how to plan and carry out a magical vacation for and with your toddler.