Damage and death toll were the highest in Pennsylvania, with more than $2 billion in losses and 50 fatalities.
Ever since the Phoenicians set sail, water has held a mystical sway over human beings. That includes Pittsburgh owners of houseboats. In fine weather, these floating cottages cruise the region’s rivers, giving their owners a chance to share an extra beer, a joke or a story with their fellow free spirits.
Like many criminals, Stanley Barton Hoss Jr. started out by stealing cars.
Dormont Republican James G. Fulton “turned political sociability into a fine art.”