America’s art, literature and popular culture are ripe with the story of Johnny Appleseed, the colorful eccentric who planted orchards to feed America’s pioneers. He is often linked with legendary folk characters Paul Bunyan, Rip Van Winkle, the Headless Horseman and John Henry.

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  • Issue Quarter Fall
  • Issue Year 2009
  • Sub Heading The lore of Johnny Appleseed has roots in western Pennsylvania
We talk about living in the Tri-​State Area, figuratively. The “we” in Weirton live in it literally. My waitress at Mario’s Italian Restaurant on Main Street is a fine example: She’s wearing a black-​and-​gold, No. 7 Roethlisberger jersey as she serves up the boss’s home-​and-​handmade spaghetti, while a poster behind her proudly announces…

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  • Issue Quarter Winter
  • Issue Year 2007
  • Sub Heading Tri-​state living
Would you be shocked to learn that Sewickley — the patriotic, upper-​crust town just downriver of Pittsburgh — holds an annual American flag-​burning in broad daylight on public property?

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  • Issue Quarter Winter
  • Issue Year 2008
  • Sub Heading Home of the nicest kind of flag burning
Dr. Sanford Kurtz is executive vice president, chief medical officer and president of the Physician Organization at West Penn Allegheny Health System. He comes to Pittsburgh from the Lahey Clinic in Burlington, Mass., where he was chief operating officer and executive vice president. At WPAHS, Dr. Kurtz will be responsible for designing, building…

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  • Issue Quarter Winter
  • Issue Year 2010
  • Sub Heading Professionals new to Pittsburgh
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