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Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre teachers, dancers and students hold fast to the old adage — “dance like no one is watching” — through the rocky days of the coronavirus pandemic.
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Life under quarantine
Experts are concerned about a summer without camp and how it will affect kids’ long-term engagement with Judaism.
Leaders in Robinson, Neville and Stowe Townships, and Crafton predict that government services will be affected by rising unemployment.
Health & Care
For people with disabilities, an extended stay in a rehab or nursing facility during a pandemic can be especially worrying
Kate Blaker was in a nursing facility in Washington County when the first confirmed case of COVID-19 was reported in Pennsylvania. Born with cerebral palsy, she was an outspoken advocate for people with disabilities.
With the increased potential to contract COVID-19 during mass gatherings, there are steps that demonstrators can take to help avoid exposure, and local Pittsburgh organizations are hoping to help in that cause.
A new University of Pittsburgh survey offers initial insights into how Pennsylvania’s COVID-19 response impacted Allegheny County’s labor force in the weeks after the statewide shutdown went into effect.
It’s been over two months since the COVID-19 shutdown disrupted the work-life balance, and daycare centers in the state are now allowed to reopen. Yet some parents are still facing many unprecedented challenges. PublicSource asked several family advocates and a mental health expert how employers can support working parents during the pandemic. From hosting a virtual workout class to advocating for paid family leave, here are 10 of their ideas.
In the face of the negative impact of Coronavirus on numerous businesses, there are people who have taken advantage of the changes, activating their creativity to develop new ideas.
Less than a year after its 2019 debut, the Roxian Theatre has been forced to close its doors in response to the coronavirus pandemic. The $9 million renovation of the former vaudeville theatre had turned it into a 1,400-capacity live music venue.
Scratch Food & Beverage delivers more than 2,000 meals weekly
Executives and employees of Exurbia Home Health Care help deliver food to those in need.
When Vandergrift’s annual ArtFest was canceled because of the covid-19 pandemic, Alex Chaffins said he saw an opportunity. The ArtFest, originally scheduled for July 25, was created to promote art as a mental health tool and combat divisiveness.
Squirrel Hill resident Lynn Berman, a teacher for the Allegheny Intermediate Unit by day, discusses the task of mounting a virtual concert.