E. James Trimarchi, 83: Over the past 23 years, Trimarchi built a small Indiana bank with $31 million in assets into the $6 billion First Commonwealth Financial Corporation, serving as its first president and CEO and retiring as chairman six months before his death.A native of Indiana who served as a naval officer…

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  • Issue Quarter Fall
  • Issue Year 2006
  • Sub Heading Noting the passing of prominent Pittsburghers
A little over a year ago, on a frigid Saturday in January, I had what you might call a date with destiny. I’d agreed to meet three men in a bar in East Liberty. I’d never been there, but I’d read about the place. As I looked for the street and then the…

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  • Issue Quarter Spring
  • Issue Year 2008
  • Sub Heading Into Pittsburgh
Every saturday, I sit in somber amazement and watch some tattooed, wide-​body pile on his body weight in eggs, biscuits and sausage gravy onto a plate fresh out of the warming tray. My favorite part comes when he douses the whole monstrosity in cheese sauce.

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  • Issue Quarter Winter
  • Issue Year 2009
  • Sub Heading Fit vs. Fat vs. Finances
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