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Dr. Walters Instated as PPS Superintendent (From Aug. 25)

Since Anthony Hamlet’s resignation in the fall of last year, Dr. Wayne Walters, a former Pittsburgh Public Schools (PPS) teacher and administrator, has been serving as the interim superintendent of the school district. Dr. Walters agreed to take the interim position for the 2021-22 school year, however, as the search for a permanent superintendent began, Dr. Walters’ name quickly came back into circulation.

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Shoo Fly, Don’t Bother Me

Whether you know it or not, you have seen them. Well known to players and viewers at Couples stadium, these bright red and disturbingly unaware insects have caused quite the stir across PA. Among the long list of invasive species that have been brought to the US, the Spotted Lanternflies (SLF) have garnered the most heat as of late.

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Pride Month Kicks off in Pittsburgh

For every June since 1970, Pride month has been a celebration. The organizers of this year’s Pittsburgh Pride parade on Saturday June fourth made it very clear that Pride Month is more than that. It’s not just a parade, it’s a protest. Pride Month is a symbol of how much further we can go.

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