2023 Spring

Ohio’s Amish Country

If you were lucky, at some point in your childhood, you collected a bunch of old boards, raided your dad’s toolbox, teamed up with your pals and built a treehouse. It might have been rickety, or so simple that it was basically a platform in a tree. But seen through the eyes of a child, …

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100 Pittsburgh Leaders

We asked 100 top leaders across Pittsburgh to respond in 100 words or fewerto this question: According to the U.S. Census, in 2021 the Pittsburgh MSA had the inauspicious distinction of having the highest natural population loss — more deaths than births ­— of any metro area in the country. Pittsburgh lost 10,838 people, followed …

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100 Pittsburgh Leaders

We asked 100 top leaders across Pittsburgh to respond in 100 words or fewerto this question: According to the U.S. Census, in 2021 the Pittsburgh MSA had the inauspicious distinction of having the highest natural population loss — more deaths than births ­— of any metro area in the country. Pittsburgh lost 10,838 people, followed …

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Paul Kengor, Q&A

A Pittsburgh native who grew up in Butler and then earned political science and Ph.D. degrees from Pitt, Paul Kengor, 56, is a professor of political science at Grove City College. Upon taking over in October as only the second editor since The American Spectator was founded on the campus of Indiana University in Bloomington, …

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Gailliot, Kuller, Dudreck, Charny, Calaboyias, Barricella, Harris

Henry Gailliot, 80 A Central Catholic valedictorian, Gailliot earned a BS and MS in industrial management, followed by a PhD in economics from Carnegie Mellon. He spent his career at Federated Investors, becoming the company’s senior economist and a member of the Executive Committee.. He served on the boards of the Children’s Museum and the Carnegie Museum of Art, …

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100 Pittsburgh Leaders

We asked 100 top leaders across Pittsburgh to respond in 100 words or fewerto this question: According to the U.S. Census, in 2021 the Pittsburgh MSA had the inauspicious distinction of having the highest natural population loss — more deaths than births ­— of any metro area in the country. Pittsburgh lost 10,838 people, followed …

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100 Pittsburgh Leaders

We asked 100 top leaders across Pittsburgh to respond in 100 words or fewerto this question: According to the U.S. Census, in 2021 the Pittsburgh MSA had the inauspicious distinction of having the highest natural population loss — more deaths than births ­— of any metro area in the country. Pittsburgh lost 10,838 people, followed …

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The Great Chocolate Eating Contest of Kathmandu

Rhododendrons blazed scarlet on the trail to Mt. Everest Base Camp, and the snow-capped Himalayas pierced the sky like Bowie blades. I was hiking in Nepal with my friend David Edgerton of Erie in the time before Covid. On such adventures, my guides and I often open our souls. On this occasion I found that …

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Hardy, Cashman, Pearlstein, Thomas, Donahue, Berger

Joe Hardy, 100 He went out the way he lived, dying on his 100th birthday, still smoking his cigar. Everything Hardy did was marked by flamboyance and an enormous appetite for life. He had eight children and five wives. He founded the billion-dollar 84 Lumber, the world’s largest privately owned building materials supplier with stores in 34 states …

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100 Pittsburgh Leaders

We asked 100 top leaders across Pittsburgh to respond in 100 words or fewerto this question: According to the U.S. Census, in 2021 the Pittsburgh MSA had the inauspicious distinction of having the highest natural population loss — more deaths than births ­— of any metro area in the country. Pittsburgh lost 10,838 people, followed …

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Giving Thanks to Mosses

We hardly notice them. we trod all over them. Most mosses don’t even have universal common names. Moss experts are few. Yet mosses are among the most ancient of plants — the first to crawl out of the ocean and inhabit land 450 million years ago.I wonder if that’s why I feel as if I’m …

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100 Pittsburgh Leaders

We asked 100 top leaders across Pittsburgh to respond in 100 words or fewerto this question: According to the U.S. Census, in 2021 the Pittsburgh MSA had the inauspicious distinction of having the highest natural population loss — more deaths than births ­— of any metro area in the country. Pittsburgh lost 10,838 people, followed …

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100 Pittsburgh Leaders

We asked 100 top leaders across Pittsburgh to respond in 100 words or fewerto this question: According to the U.S. Census, in 2021 the Pittsburgh MSA had the inauspicious distinction of having the highest natural population loss — more deaths than births ­— of any metro area in the country. Pittsburgh lost 10,838 people, followed …

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Taking Center Stage: Kendra Whitlock Ingram

Kendra Whitlock Ingram is the new Pittsburgh Cultural Trust CEOA native of Scranton and graduate of Duquesne University, the Cultural Trust’s new leader returns to Pittsburgh from Milwaukee where she led the Marcus Performing Arts Center. Q: What’s the most interesting thing about your job?  A:A big part of my job is seeing performances of many …

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Putting on the Glitz

It takes restraint and an appreciation for the sculptural lines of modern architecture to let a house speak for itself. Jeff and Erica McIlroy have done just that in their hillside home overlooking a scenic valley in Fox Chapel. There is no clutter, no adornment, no need to gussy up the space with the accoutrements of …

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100 Pittsburgh Leaders

We asked 100 top leaders across Pittsburgh to respond in 100 words or fewerto this question: According to the U.S. Census, in 2021 the Pittsburgh MSA had the inauspicious distinction of having the highest natural population loss — more deaths than births ­— of any metro area in the country. Pittsburgh lost 10,838 people, followed …

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100 Pittsburgh Leaders

We asked 100 top leaders across Pittsburgh to respond in 100 words or fewerto this question: According to the U.S. Census, in 2021 the Pittsburgh MSA had the inauspicious distinction of having the highest natural population loss — more deaths than births ­— of any metro area in the country. Pittsburgh lost 10,838 people, followed …

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The PA Wilds

Several hours from Pittsburgh, in the north-central counties of Pennsylvania, is the beautiful area referred to as the PA Wilds. It’s a region of deep forests, dramatic hilly terrain, and wild streams. Two wonderful places to explore there are Susquehannock State Forest in Potter County and Elk State Forest in Cameron County. A drive through …

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100 Pittsburgh Leaders

We asked 100 top leaders across Pittsburgh to respond in 100 words or fewerto this question: According to the U.S. Census, in 2021 the Pittsburgh MSA had the inauspicious distinction of having the highest natural population loss — more deaths than births ­— of any metro area in the country. Pittsburgh lost 10,838 people, followed …

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100 Pittsburgh Leaders

We asked 100 top leaders across Pittsburgh to respond in 100 words or fewerto this question: According to the U.S. Census, in 2021 the Pittsburgh MSA had the inauspicious distinction of having the highest natural population loss — more deaths than births ­— of any metro area in the country. Pittsburgh lost 10,838 people, followed …

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What Do I Know? Tim Parks

I was born in Louisiana, one of twin boys, in 1950, the product of my father’s second marriage. At the time, my mother was 33 years old and my dad was 61. My father’s father — my grandfather — was born in Dublin, Ireland, in 1843 and, as a baby, came to this country to …

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100 Pittsburgh Leaders

We asked 100 top leaders across Pittsburgh to respond in 100 words or fewerto this question: According to the U.S. Census, in 2021 the Pittsburgh MSA had the inauspicious distinction of having the highest natural population loss — more deaths than births ­— of any metro area in the country. Pittsburgh lost 10,838 people, followed …

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