Melanie Harrington, CEO of Vibrant Pittsburgh, a group focused on diversity of the region's workforce, is a new Pittsburgh resident, having moved here from Atlanta in July.
Wardell Walton of the North Side walks by the "Blue Skies" mural at the Federal Street Railroad overpass on the North Side on Thursday afternoon, March 17, 2011.
Tori Touscany, 12, (center) does ballet with Elise Reichenfeld, 11, (right) and Gianna Ricci, 11, (left) at the Center for Theater Arts in Mt. Lebanon on Tuesday evening, March 15, 2011.
While supporters of natural gas drilling in the Marcellus Shale layer demonstrated outside, others voiced their concerns during a public hearing before the Allegheny County Council to consider a county-wide moratorium or permanent ban on the extraction process.
Supporters of Planned Parenthood demonstrate in front of Congressman Jason Altmire's Aliquippa office on Tuesday afternoon, March 8, 2011. After their demonstration, The Susan B. Anthony List "Women Speak Out: Defund Planned Parenthood" 13-district bus tour stopped at the congressman's office and voiced their opposition to Planned Parenthood.