Elsie Hillman, 89 The irreplaceable and irrepressible first lady of Pittsburgh, “Elsie” combined vision, commitment, enthusiasm and means with a common touch. Those qualities and a sense of humor and fun helped her spearhead and support political, civic, cultural and philanthropic initiatives for more than 60 years. She headed both the Allegheny County…

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  • Issue Quarter Fall
  • Issue Year 2015
  • Sub Heading Noting the passing of prominent Pittsburghers
We asked regional colleges and universities to each choose a graduate who would give his or her thoughts on how the school made an impact on their lives.

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  • Issue Quarter Fall
  • Issue Year 2015
  • Sub Heading College graduates recall what made the difference at their alma maters
“You need a vacation.” It’s bad enough when we hear it from our family members, worse when our employees feel compelled to tell us, and downright embarrassing when a regular client or customer points it out. Despite our best efforts, the physical and mental wear and tear of business ownership can take an…

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  • Issue Quarter Fall
  • Issue Year 2015
  • Sub Heading When the boss is away, good things can happen
Eat’n Park started out back in 1949 as a very small restaurant on Saw Mill Run Boulevard. Larry Hatch started it, and believe it or not, on the first day, he opened at breakfast and closed before dinner because he was too busy. He couldn’t keep up. Those of us in the restaurant…

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  • Issue Quarter Fall
  • Issue Year 2015
  • Sub Heading Being part of a family business in the hospitality industry
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