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In China, the Unraveling Begins

by Greg Curtis

It is time for the United States to stand up to China in Hong Kong.” —Elizabeth Warren

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On a Pedestal: Fallingwater, Allegheny Conference, Natural Areas Association, Healthcare Truce …

by PQ Staff

Now, a world treasure: Fallingwater has gone global. Thanks to efforts from the Western Pa. Conservancy, Frank Lloyd Wright’s masterpiece of modern architecture nestled in the verdant Laurel Highlands has been ...


Memoirs of a Quehanna Chief

by Ben Moyer

“Wanted: Young men, college graduates, comfortable outdoors.” ­—Uniontown Evening Standard


A Liberal Approach to Business

by Chris Allison

Because you study anything and everything at a liberal arts college, you might say that it resembles an episode of Seinfeld, the observational comedy show about nothing. And because nothing really …


Hunting Ginseng

by Daryln Brewer Hoffstot

In passing through the mountains, I met a number of persons and pack horses going over the mountain with ginseng.” —George Washington’s Diary, 1784


Zuberbuhler, Schwalb, McCormick, Brown, Wolosik, Burnett, Malezi

by PQ Staff

James Robert Zuberbuhler, MD, 89: Pediatric cardiology hadn’t evolved into a medical field in 1967, when he was appointed director of the new department at UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, …


The Lost Pulitzer

by Marino Parascenzo

The Pittsburgh Post-​Gazette has won five Pulitzer Prizes. It should have been six.

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Flying High: Duck Hodges Victorious in Debut

by Matthew John Milligan

A mix of ho-​hum performances sprinkled in with a few eyebrow raisers made up the week six slate. The unbeaten 49ers and Patriots took care of business, the Saints kept marching …


Ideas for a Better Pittsburgh: Semifinalists, Part VII

by PQ Staff

Pittsburgh Quarterly invited readers and neighbors to offer up their best ideas for improving the region through the Spring 2019 Pittsburgh Tomorrow Contest. The 13 finalists chosen by the Pittsburgh Today …


Fall Festival at Southpointe Town Center Benefits American Cancer Society

by PQ Staff

On Thursday, October 10, over 2,000 people attended Southpointe Town Center in Canonsburg, Pa. for the annual Fall Festival benefitting the American Cancer Society of Washington County’s Access to Care Program. …

The Pulse

How Age Colors Views About the Environment

by Jeffery Fraser

The air seems cleaner and the water fresher to middle-​aged residents and seniors in Allegheny County, the urban center of southwestern Pennsylvania that has had its share of environmental struggles.


Can Walking Do Much to Affect Health and Fitness?

by Joseph A. Luxbacher

Question: “I want to get in better shape and lose a few pounds. I am not very athletic but do enjoy hiking and being outdoors. How effective is walking as an …

Between the Issues

AHN ‘A Night Aglow’ Gala Proceeds Nearly $4 Million

by PQ Staff

Allegheny Health Network hosted its third annual gala, A Night Aglow, on Friday, October 4. Local business leaders along with Allegheny Health Network (AHN) caregivers and patients came together with health …

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