Energy companies vie for experienced workers with skills in high demand

Specialized, experienced engineers are becoming a tough get in Western Pennsylvania as the gas drilling industry outpaces the growth of an experienced talent pool. Stock awards, sign-on bonuses, unlimited vacation and travel stipends are increasingly becoming necessary for companies looking to attract top candidates, recruiters say. “Sometimes, we get so lost in it, they have […]

Pitt suffers loss at home in first ACC meeting against Louisville

Jamie Dixon and Rick Pitino go way back from their days as Big East combatants. They have been coaching rivals for years and know plenty about each other’s teams. Unfortunately for Pitt, No. 10 Louisville continued its mastery over the Panthers on Sunday in their first ACC meeting with an 80-68 victory before 12,508 fans […]

Bloomfield bookstore owner bucks naysayers

When Lesley Rains decided to become a bookseller in 2011, she was bucking a few trends. Bookstores — especially small, independent bookstores — were closing in droves. Ebooks, convenient and easy to acquire online, seemed poised to threaten the physical book just as digital music was making CDs obsolete. Worst of all, reading itself seemed […]

New York mayor, media warn of ‘historic’ snowstorm

Much of the country’s Northeast is gearing up for another blizzard, and the media and New York City mayor are already calling it one of the worst storms ever for the region.  “This literally could be one of the top two or three largest storms in the history of this city. … My message for all New […]

Nor’easter threatens Northeast with up to 2 feet of snow

Officials cautioned Northeast residents to not be misled by a relatively smooth Monday morning commute, and pressed their cautions to prepare for a “crippling and potentially historic” storm that could bury communities from northern New Jersey to southern Maine in up to 2 feet of snow starting later in the day. They warned that getting […]

How the Mavericks can adjust Chandler Parsons’ role for the better

Chandler Parsons’ production has fluctuated all season. Is he being used the right way? After an early season game, Rick Carlisle mentioned that by the time the All-Star break rolls around, Chandler Parsons should be one of the best young players in the league. Parsons’ performance has fluctuated quite a bit, but as the All-Star […]

Olympic slalom champion Matt seeks turnaround before worlds

Olympic champion Mario Matt has one last chance to get his slalom season on track before the Alpine skiing world championships. In Tuesday’s night race, the Austrian wants to see a turnaround in fortunes. He failed to finish the first five slaloms of this World Cup campaign before placing 19th in Wengen, Switzerland, last week […]

Why Is April Baltierra “So Content and Happy”?

Teen Mom is making its triumphant return to MTV for a sixth season, and guess what? Aside from getting an update on Catelynn Lowell and Tyler Baltierra (not to mention Maci Bookout and Amber Portwood!), we’ll get a chance to see what’s up with April and Butch Baltierra. This couple found love when Cate and […]

PTL Links: Jan. 26, 2015

Visit the links below for more on today’s guests topics: Winterfest Food Cook-Off Chickpea Lacinato Salad With Pomegranate City Of Pittsburgh Snow Plow Tracker Yelp Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre “Beauty The Beast” Pittsburgh Public Theater “My Fair Lady” “My Fair Lady” Contest Leslie Bonci’s Recipes: Super Bowl Snacks Article source:

Leslie Bonci’s Recipes: Super Bowl Snacks

UPMC Dietician Leslie Bonci stopped by PTL today to show off some great recipes for your Super Bowl party! Spinach Dip 1 10 oz package frozen chopped spinach, thawed, drained, squeeze out excess water 2 green onions, finely chopped 2 cups of plain Greek yogurt 1/3 cup reduced fat mayonnaise 1 packet Knorr’s vegetable soup […]