Category: Historical Society

The Butcher, the Baker, and the Newspaper Seller

A lost documentary captures the old Jewish shopping district of Pittsburgh’s Squirrel Hill by MARK OPPENHEIMER This article is a fascinating account of the old Jewish shopping district of Pittsburgh’s Squirrel Hill written by MARK OPPENHEIMER. Here is the link to this incredible article: The Butcher, the Baker and the Newspaper Seller. Thank you for
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Pittsburgh’s Environmentally Conscious Mayors from Squirrel Hill

By Helen Wilson Vice-President, Squirrel Hill Historical Society   Pittsburgh officially became a city on March 18, 1816, with the signing of incorporation papers that gave its citizens the right to govern themselves. The event probably didn’t cause much of a stir in Squirrel Hill because it didn’t belong to Pittsburgh until it was annexed
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