Friday, May 24, 2013
Check here frequently for news and opinions on the second-round series.
The Pittsburgh Penguins' journey to a possible fourth Stanley Cup title and second in the past five years began with an NHL playoffs game on May 1 at CONSOL Energy Center in Pittsburgh. Today, the Penguins need eight more postseason wins in order to raise the cup, including four against their third-round opponent—either the New York Rangers or the Boston Bruins (to be determined based on the outcome of the Rangers-Bruins series). Second-Round Results Tuesday, May 14 - Pittsburgh 4, Ottawa 1 (Recap | Box Score) Friday, May 17 - Pittsburgh 4, Ottawa 3 (Recap | Box Score) Sunday, May 19 - Ottawa 2, Pittsburgh 1 (2OT) (Recap | Box Score) Wednesday, May 22 - Pittsburgh 7, Ottawa 3 (Recap | Box Score) Friday, May 24 - Pittsburgh 6, Ottawa 2 (…
Monday, May 13, 2013
Fans are encouraged to bring video cameras or cellphones to film a Penguins version of the Harlem Shake led by the winner of a dance contest.
Allegheny County officials will host a rally in anticipation of the Pittsburgh Penguins' second-round Stanley Cup Playoffs series against the Ottawa Senators. The rally will take place at noon on Tuesday, May 14, in the the county courthouse courtyard located at 437 Grant St. in downtown Pittsburgh. WDVE's Val Porter will emcee the rally, which will feature the following five contests for Penguins fans: Winners of the costume, cheer, banner/sign and dance contests will be determined by audience vote. Prizes include rounds of golf for four at a county golf course, day passes to a county pool, Penguins shirts and rally towels. Fans are encouraged to bring video cameras or cellphones to film a Penguins version of the Harlem Shake led by the …
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Game 4 was on Long Island on Tuesday night. See how media and fans are covering and reacting to the series.
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Fans from Baldwin and Whitehall are invited to an 'Annihilate the Islanders Rally' in downtown Pittsburgh.
Allegheny County officials are planning an "Annihilate the Islanders Rally" on Wednesday, May 1, before the Pittsburgh Penguins' first 2013 playoffs game. The rally begins at noon in the county courthouse courtyard and includes giveaways from the Penguins and Turner Dairy and an appearance from Iceburgh. Val Porter from WDVE will host the event, and The Kardasz Brothers will perform live music. A best-of-seven, first-round Stanley Cup Playoffs series against the New York Islanders begins that night at 7:30 at CONSOL Energy Center. The Pens won a regular-season series with the Islanders this year, 4-1. Share your Penguins pride! Upload photos of your Pens gear in the media box above. How do you think the Pens will do in the playoffs this …
Sunday, March 24, 2013
Lots of Baldwin-Whitehall restaurants, shops and other great places can be found in our directory. Review them here!
This week's local business spotlight is the Golden Rule Bar & Grill, located inside of Legacy Lanes in south Baldwin Borough. The Golden Rule is open to bowlers and non-bowlers and has become a major attraction at the renovated Legacy Lanes (known as South Hills Bowl years ago when the complex looked much different). Nowadays, Legacy Lanes is home to frequent live entertainment, including outdoor concerts. And sometimes, the Golden Rule features deejays and karaoke, not to mention an inviting menu of buffalo chicken, salads, hoagies, burgers, pizza and much more, including breakfast served daily from 9 a.m. to noon. Click here for the full menu. Legacy Lanes (including the Golden Rule) is a great place to watch March Madness. If NCAA …
Thursday, March 7, 2013
The event, now in its second year, raised more than $53,000 in 2012.
It'll once again be a great day for hockey when residents from around Pittsburgh convene in Brentwood Borough on Saturday, March 9, for the second annual "Drop the Puck on Cancer" fundraising event that will benefit a number of South Hills families. "Drop the Puck" raised more than $53,000 this past year for the Duttine family, of Whitehall Borough, and the efforts of the late Tom Cavataio, of Brentwood. Julie Andrulonis Duttine, who grew up in Brentwood, died from cancer in December 2011, the same month that Tom Cavataio, a hockey enthusiast largely responsible for developing street hockey in Brentwood, also died from the disease. This year, proceeds from the event will also be shared with the families of four more Brentwood natives who …
Thursday, February 28, 2013
Hinish, a Baldwin grad, is recovering from the removal of a cancerous tumor.
Kurt Hinish has deep roots in Baldwin-Whitehall. A 1984 graduate of Baldwin High School, Hinish is a volunteer coach for the Baldwin-Whitehall Youth Football Association, and his wife, Tawnie, is a technology teacher for the Baldwin-Whitehall School District. Recently, Kurt, 46, had surgery to remove a cancerous tumor from his colon, and he is facing several months of chemotherapy, severely hampering his ability to work as a self-employed concrete contractor. In response, many members of the B-W community are rallying to help the Hinish family (which includes four children ranging in age from third grade to college-aged) with medical and living expenses in its time of need, starting with a fundraiser at the Getaway Cafe in Baldwin Township…
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Anyone wearing Pittsburgh Penguins gear will receive a free cookie.
Eat'n Park is giving guests something to smile about on Wednesday, especially if they're wearing Pittsburgh Penguins gear. To celebrate the delayed start of the NHL season, Eat'n Park—you can find one on Route 51 on the border of Baldwin and Whitehall boroughs—is giving away free Smiley Cookies to those wearing Penguins attire to E'nP restaurants that day, which also marks the 2012-13 home opener for the 2-0 Pens. Any form of Penguins attire is acceptable to qualify for the free black and gold cookies. The promotion lasts all day on Wednesday at all area Eat'n Park locations. --- Follow the Baldwin-Whitehall Patch on Facebook and Twitter. Sign up for the daily Baldwin-Whitehall newsletter.
Monday, November 12, 2012
Howard Hanna of Baldwin Borough will hold the event on Tuesday in Pleasant Hills.
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services of Baldwin Borough will hold its annual "Children's Free Care Fund" dinner and Chinese auction at the Pleasant Hills Community Presbyterian Church on Old Clairton Road on Tuesday, Nov. 13, from 4 to 7 p.m. Admission to the event is free, but for $7, guests can enjoy dinner and dessert. (Kids eat for free.) And for $20, guests can buy a strip of 25 Chinese auction tickets for a chance to win one or more of the many prize baskets available. Baskets include items such as lottery tickets, DVDs and much more. There are also four special prize baskets eligible to be won at the event through a separate Chinese auction. Tickets cost $5 each for those baskets: (1) a behind-the-scenes sit-in for two people on the …
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Steelers wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders, former Steeler Jerome Bettis and Penguins radio announcers Mike Lange and Phil Bourque will all appear at the store this weekend.
Dick's Sporting Goods will open its relocated store this week at the site of a former Boscov's at South Hills Village. The new store will open its doors on Wednesday at 9 a.m. and officially celebrate its launch with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Friday at 8 a.m. Special extended store hours will also be in effect for Friday (8 a.m. to 10 p.m.), Saturday (8 a.m. to 10 p.m.) and Sunday (9 a.m. to 8 p.m.). A variety of athletes are scheduled to appear at the new Dick's this week, and giveaways are also scheduled in order to celebrate the store relocation. On Friday, Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders will be at the new Dick's from 6 to 8 p.m. to meet and greet customers. Also on Friday, there will be a mystery gift card …