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Pittsburgh City Council
The Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh
City Council is the legislative body of the City of Pittsburgh. It consists of nine members.[1] City council members are chosen by plurality elections in each of nine districts.Contents1 Current membership 2 Past Presidents 3 Past members[8] 4 See also 5 References 6 External linksCurrent membership[edit] The current members of the city council are:[2]District Name Took Office Party1 Darlene Harris 2006 Dem2 Theresa Kail-Smith 2009[3] Dem3 Bruce Kraus† 2008 Dem4 Anthony Coghill 2018 Dem5 Corey O'Connor 2012 Dem6 R. Daniel Lavelle 2010 Dem7 Deborah Gross 2014 Dem8 Erika Strassburger 2018 Dem9 Rev
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Wayback Machine
The Wayback Machine
Wayback Machine
is a digital archive of the World Wide Web
World Wide Web
and other information on the Internet
Internet
created by the Internet
Internet
Archive, a nonprofit organization, based in San Francisco, California, United States.Contents1 History 2 Technical details2.1 Storage capabilities 2.2 Growth 2.3 Website exclusion policy2.3.1 Oakland Archive
Archive
Policy3 Uses3.1 In legal evidence3.1.1 Civil litigation3.1.1.1 Netbula LLC v. Chordiant Software Inc. 3.1.1.2 Telewizja Polska3.1.2 Patent law 3.1.3 Limitations of utility4 Legal status 5 Archived content legal issues5.1 Scientology 5.2 Healthcare Advocates, Inc. 5.3 Suzanne Shell 5.4 Daniel Davydiuk6 Censorship and other threats 7 See also 8 References 9 External linksHistory[edit]This section needs additional citations for verification
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Edward V. Babcock
Edward Vose Babcock (January 31, 1864 – September 2, 1948) was a lumber industrialist who served as Mayor of Pittsburgh
Mayor of Pittsburgh
from 1918 to 1922.Contents1 Biography1.1 Early life 1.2 Pittsburgh politics 1.3 Later life2 Legacy 3 ReferencesBiography[edit] Early life[edit] Edward Vose Babcock entered the lumber business from an early age
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John S. Herron
John S. Herron (November 7, 1872 – September 13, 1947), served as the 48th Mayor of Pittsburgh from 1933 to 1934. Early life[edit] Born in Oswego, New York, Herron came to Pittsburgh as a blue-collar worker and quickly entered leadership as President of the Bricklayers Union. Using his labor connections Herron ran for City Council successfully in 1913 and served on council until his victory in the mayor's race of 1933. Pittsburgh politics[edit] Herron served only one term as Pittsburgh Mayor and had an uneventful administration. During his term the city adopted the repeal of the commonwealth's "Sunday Blue Laws" prohibiting business and sports for 24 hours. The repeal of the Blue Laws made it possible for the future Pittsburgh Steelers to join the National Football League
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Thomas Gallagher (mayor)
Thomas Gallagher (November 20, 1883 – March 14, 1967)[1] served as Mayor of Pittsburgh during the transition year of 1959.Contents1 Early life 2 Pittsburgh politics 3 Later life 4 Honors 5 ReferencesEarly life[edit] Gallagher was born in Pittsburgh and started his career as a glassblower in the industrial plants of the region. He ran successfully as a Union representative during his blue collar days. Pittsburgh politics[edit] He started his public political career in the Commonwealth Assembly representing Pittsburgh neighborhoods in Harrisburg. In 1933 he came back to the city and was elected City Councilmember. He served in that city legislative post for over twenty years climbing to the leadership position of Council President, one step below Mayor. When David L. Lawrence resigned his post as the city's top executive to assume the governorship of Pennsylvania, Gallagher succeeded him as Mayor
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William A. Magee
William Addison Magee (4 May 1873 – 25 March 1938) was born in Pittsburgh's Hill District neighborhood near the site of the former Mellon Arena. Before becoming mayor he gained his reputation by serving as Assistant District Attorney for Allegheny County of which Pittsburgh is the county seat. He twice served as Mayor of Pittsburgh, from 1909 to 1914, and again from 1922 to 1926. He was a member of the Pennsylvania State Senate from 1901 to 1904.[1]Contents1 Pittsburgh politics 2 Honors 3 Popular culture 4 ReferencesPittsburgh politics[edit] Magee oversaw several developments in the city, the most notable of which were the opening of the first National League concrete baseball park Forbes Field in the city's Oakland neighborhood. To top that achievement the Pittsburgh Pirates won their first World Series in their first season in the park. On policy the Magee administration instituted a motorized police force for the first time in the city
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Cornelius Scully
Cornelius Decatur Scully (March 11, 1878 – September 22, 1952), served as Mayor of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States, from 1936 to 1946.Contents1 Early life 2 Pittsburgh Mayor's Office2.1 Controversies3 Later life 4 ReferencesEarly life[edit] Scully was born in Pittsburgh in 1878, ascending into public service by becoming City Solicitor before running for City Council. It was his tenure and leadership of council that in 1936 catapulted him to the mayor's office during the contentious administration of his predecessor William McNair, with whom Scully had often feuded. Pittsburgh Mayor's Office[edit] Scully led Pittsburgh during major transformations in its history. By the mid-1930s Pittsburgh was in the process of making progress on pollution and smoke controls, this in the era of the area being referred to as the "Smoky City"
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Carnegie Library Of Pittsburgh
The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh
is the public library system in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Its main branch is located in the Oakland neighborhood of Pittsburgh, and it has 19 branch locations throughout the city. Like hundreds of other Carnegie libraries, the construction of the main library, which opened in 1895, and several neighborhood branches, was funded by industrialist Andrew Carnegie. The Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh
Photographic Library is a photography repository held by the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh
of over 50,000 prints and negatives relating to history of Pittsburgh.Contents1 History 2 Branches 3 Partnership with suburban branches 4 Our Library, Our Future 5 See also 6 References 7 External linksHistory[edit] The City of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh
was originally home to eight Carnegie libraries constructed at the turn of the 20th century
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History Of Pittsburgh
The history of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh
began with centuries of Native American civilization in the modern Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh
region, known as "Dionde:gâ'" in the Seneca language.' [1] Eventually French and British explorers encountered the strategic confluence where the Allegheny and Monongahela Rivers meet to form the Ohio, which leads to the Mississippi River. The area became a battleground when France and Britain fought for control in the 1750s. When the British were victorious, the French ceded control of territories east of the Mississippi. Following American independence in 1783, the village around Fort
Fort
Pitt continued to grow. The region saw the short-lived Whiskey Rebellion, when farmers rebelled against federal taxes on whiskey. The War of 1812 cut off the supply of British goods, stimulating American manufacture
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Pittsburgh Mayoral Chief Of Staff
The Pittsburgh Mayoral Chief of Staff is the senior advisor, strategic planner and "gatekeeper" to the Mayor of Pittsburgh of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.Dan Gilman 2018-present (serving Bill Peduto) Kevin Acklin 2014-2018 (serving Bill Peduto)[1] Yarone Zober 2006-2014 (serving Luke Ravenstahl)[2] Dick Skrinjar 2006 (serving Bob O'Connor) Tom Cox 1994-2006 (serving Thomas J. Murphy, Jr.) George Whitmer ?-1994 (serving Sophie Masloff) Joe Mistick 1989-? (serving Sophie Masloff) Joe Jacoby 1977-1989 (serving Richard Caliguiri & Sophie Masloff) Bruce Campbell 1970-1977 (serving [ Peter F. Flaherty ] Burrell Cohen ?-November 27, 1968 (serving Joseph M. Barr)[3] David Kurtzman ?-1959 (serving David L. Lawrence) John P
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Timeline Of Pittsburgh
The following is a timeline of the history of the city of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, US.Contents1 18th century 2 19th century2.1 1800s-1840s 2.2 1850s–1890s3 20th century3.1 1900s-1940s 3.2 1950s-1990s4 21st century 5 See also 6 References 7 Bibliography7.1 Published in the 19th century7.1.1 1800s-1840s 7.1.2 1850s-1890s7.2 Published in the 20th century7.2.1 1900s-1940s 7.2.2 1950s-1990s7.3 Published in the 21st century8 External links18th century[edit]1742John Fraser is given what will become Braddock's Field.1754January: Construction on Fort Prince George is started April: Fort Duquesne established by French. April 18: Fort Prince George is surrendered.1755July 9: French and Indian forces defeat the British Army.[1]1758September 14: The Battle of Fort Duquesne takes place November 25: British take Fort Duquesne, rename it "Pittsburg".[1]<
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Culture Of Pittsburgh
The Culture of Pittsburgh stems from the city's long history as a center for cultural philanthropy, as well as its rich ethnic traditions. In the 19th and 20th centuries, wealthy businessmen such as Andrew Carnegie, Henry J. Heinz, Henry Clay Frick, and nonprofit organizations such as the Carnegie Foundation donated millions of dollars to create educational and cultural institutions.Contents1 Architecture 2 Conventions 3 Film 4 Theatre 5 Foods and drinks5.1 Restaurants/nightlife6 Gardens and parks 7 Libraries 8 Literature 9 Music9.1 Jazz 9.2 Popular music10 Dance 11 Museums and art 12 Recreation 13 Counter-Culture 14 See also 15 References 16 External linksArchitecture[edit]Cathedral of Learning, Pittsburgh, May 14, 2005.The Frank Lloyd Wright masterpiece Fallingwater is about an hour's drive from Downtown Pittsburgh. The North Shore has an 1895 neogothic church, Calvary Methodist, with an interior designed by Louis Comfort Tiffany
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Western Pennsylvania English
Western Pennsylvania English, known more narrowly as Pittsburgh English or popularly by outsiders as Pittsburghese, is a dialect of American English native primarily to the western half of Pennsylvania, centered on the city of Pittsburgh, but potentially appearing as far north as Erie County, as far east as metropolitan State College, as far west as metropolitan Youngstown (Ohio), and as far south as micropolitan Clarksburg (West Virginia).[1][2] Commonly associated with the working class of Pittsburgh, users of the dialect are colloquially known as "Yinzers".Contents1 Overview 2 Phonology and phonetics 3 Vocabulary 4 Grammar 5 See also 6 References 7 Sources 8 External linksOverview[edit] Scots-Irish, Pennsylvania German, Polish,[3] Ukrainian[4] and Croatian[5] immigrants to the area all provided certain loanwords to the dialect (see "Vocabulary" below)
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Media In Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh is home to the first commercial radio station in the United States, KDKA 1020AM; the first community-sponsored television station in the United States, WQED 13; the first "networked" television station and the first station in the country to broadcast 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, KDKA 2; and the first newspaper published west of the Allegheny Mountains, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. It is one of the few mid-sized metropolitan areas in the U.S. with two major daily papers; both the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review have histories of breaking in-depth investigative news stories on a national scale
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List Of People From The Pittsburgh Metropolitan Area
This article contains a list of notable people who were born or lived a significant amount of time in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The city of Pittsburgh is the second-largest city and the center of the second largest metro area in the U.S
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