Construction continues inside of the Consol Energy Center, the new home of the Pittsburgh Penguins, on Thursday, January 14, 2010. The floor of the rink, with 10 miles of piping, is set and ready to be poured next week.
Kevin Serafini, a New Kensington native, and Google Software Engineer at the company's CMU-based office, is one of a team that created the Google Sky Map application for smart phones. The app has surpassed 1 million users and allows people to see the planets, stars, and constellations in the direction they point their phones.
A pedestrian crosses over a snowy Blvd. of the Allies, Downtown on Thursday evening as the snow storm begins to drop its first flakes on the region and is expected to continue through Saturday. As the snow began traffic on many roadways was much more congested than normal.
Hundreds of local families scattered across Western Pennsylvania said goodbye to their loved ones serving with the Pennsylvania National Guard's 1st Battalion, 110th Infantry on Wednesday morning, January 6, 2010 as 114 soldiers left from the Hunt Armory in Shadyside. The soldier will be heading to Camp Atterbury, Ind., where they will train for approximately five weeks before leaving for Afghanistan. In Afghanistan they will be heading to the Kunar Province where they will carry out a vital mission in the War on Terror serving as security for Provincial Reconstruction Teams.