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Petra opens Renaissance private school

OPEN HOUSE—Niela Nelson, Rosemary Moriarty and Shanaeh Sly chat during the Renaissance Christian Academy open house on Jan. 21. (Photo by Gail Manker)

 

On Jan. 28, Petra International Ministries opened their new academy, Renaissance Christian Academy, with just 17 students, a drastic decrease from the student population at Imani Christian Academy,

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  • Written by The New Pittsburgh Courier
  • Category: Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh queried on hosting 2024 Summer Olympics

 

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The U.S. Olympic Committee wants to know if Pittsburgh might be interested in hosting the 2024 Summer Olympics.

The committee says that 35 letters were sent out Monday seeking to gauge interest. The nation's 25 largest cities got the letter, along with Pittsburgh and nine others.

Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl says there would

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  • Written by The New Pittsburgh Courier
  • Category: Pittsburgh

Benton back home to address World Affairs Council

CHERYL BENTON

 

 


She has spent years living in California, Texas and Florida—and that was before she joined the US State Department and moved to Washington, DC.—but Cheryl Benton is just “a girl from Homewood” who is now adjusting to her new boss Secretary of State John Kerry.    
While in town Feb. 15 to brief the World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh

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  • Written by The New Pittsburgh Courier
  • Category: Pittsburgh

Embattled Pittsburgh police chief resigns

PITTSBURGH POLICE CHIEF NATE HARPER

by Ulish Carter

Courier Staff Writer

Embattled Pittsburgh Police Chief Nate Harper has resigned at the mayor's request.

“At this point it gave me enough, and I learned enough to ask Chief Harper for his resignation,” said Mayor Luke Ravenstahl.

At a press conference Feb. 20, Ravenstahl said that after a meeting early

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  • Written by The New Pittsburgh Courier
  • Category: Pittsburgh