Tuesday, March 25, 2008

Eyes on Fire: Retooled


For the past week, I've been on assignment for the Post-Gazette in the Eastern part of Pennsylvania, covering anything and everything related to the coming primary election. I've retooled this blog, eyes on fire, with larger photos and video, to share my experience on the road. As always, feedback is greatly appreciated.

On the Trail: Clinton campaigns in Blue Bell

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Primary Issues: Philadelphia

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On the Trail: Ferrera campaigns for Clinton

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Tuesday, March 18, 2008

Police Press Conference


Commander Thomas Stangrecki of the City of Pittsburgh Bureau of Police holds a press conference at Police Headquarters on Tuesday, March 18, 2008 to release composite sketches of the unidentified victim of the Arbor Street Fire that occurred on March 14.

Monday, March 17, 2008

RMU Basketball




Robert Morris University's Women's Basketball team celebrates their victory over Long Island University in the NEC championship game at RMU on Sunday, March 16, 2008. As the winner of the tournament, RMU now advances to the NCAA women's tournament.

Thursday, March 13, 2008

Charlie Batch


Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Charlie Batch speaks with Shane Davis, 7, of Wilkinsburg, after reading to children at the Carnegie Public Library in Homewood as part of the Toys for Tots Literacy Program on Tuesday, March 11, 2008.

Sunday, March 9, 2008

Flight


Clockwise from left, Kevin Brown, playing Ezra, Joshua Elijah Reese, playing Nate, DeWanda Wise, playing Mercy, and Taifa Harris, playing Alma perform a scene from the City Theatre's production of "Flight", a play written by Charlayne Woodard, on Sunday, March 9, 2008.

Sunday, March 2, 2008

Hindu-Jewish Heritage Day


Soumya Rajupet (left), 14, and Vaidehi Tata, 16, students of the Kalaniketan Academy of Indian Classical Dance from the SV Temple, perform during the Hindu-Jewish Heritage Day at Rodef Shalom Congregation on Sunday, March 2, 2008.

S.W.A.T.


Pittsburgh S.W.A.T. members move into position as they coordinate the sweep of an apartment building on Park Hill Drive in the East Hills in search of a person of interest in the shooting of a 26-year-old man on Sunday, March 2, 2008.

Snow-day football



Above: Oakland resident Tim Burgess takes advantage of nice weather by throwing around a football with friend Matt Stine (not pictured) in Schenley Park on Sunday, March 2, 2008.

Below: Oakland resident Matt Stine takes advantage of nice weather by throwing around a football with friend Tim Burgess (not pictured) in Schenley Park on Sunday, March 2, 2008.

Sewing for charity



Above: Boyce Middle School sixth grader Carissa Hentosz, 12, uses a sewing machine to sew part of a quilt that, when finished, will be donated to charity, on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2008.

Below: Boyce Middle School sixth graders Carissa Hentosz (top), 12, and Kylie Fultineer, 12, sew part of a quilt that, when finished, will be donated to charity, on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2008.

Green thumbs...



Dr. Mark Tebbitt, an assistant professor at California University of Pennsylvania, poses for a portrait inside their Biology Department's Greenhouse on Monday, Feb. 25, 2008.