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Bob Mosley

November 20, 2015 by Richie Rousseau (Register to contact)

I sang with Bob at a number of venues around the Western Pa area (but never at the NY Met. Some time back, I heard (I think from Paul Brautigam) that Bob had died -- and it was somewhere in the 2002 to 2006 time frame. I have no further information on Bob.


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Schenley High School is now Schenley Apartments. Here's a look inside  NEXTpittsburgh

Four years after purchasing Schenley, PMC Property Group has begun leasing loft, one- and two-bedroom apartments for occupancy in early July.

The Schenley Experiment chronicles the life of an extraordinary Pittsburgh school  NEXTpittsburgh

Schenley was a bastion of tolerance and diversity in a segregated city, and often way ahead of the city, and nation, in its educational approaches.

Luxury apartments move into former Schenley High School  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

“A truly unique historic property modernized to exceed your expectations,” says the Craigslist ads for the new Schenley Apartments. Oh, and it used to be ...

A new book chronicles storied Schenley High School  PGH City Paper

Jake Oresick's new book, The Schenley Experiment (Pennsylvania State University Press, $19.95), comes out months before the storied high school it chronicles ...

Pittsburgh school board delays plan to move U Prep students to Arsenal Middle School  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh Public Schools will not be reconfiguring Milliones 6-12 in the Hill District during the upcoming school year, and its youngest students will remain ...

Lookback at the NBA first-round draft picks from the WPIAL and City League  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Cam Johnson played basketball at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart in the WPIAL and has hopes of being a first-round pick in Thursday's NBA draft. Although ...

An Unsuccessful 30-Year Effort To Desegregate Pittsburgh Public Schools  90.5 WESA

About half of Pittsburgh Public Schools' 23000 students attend their neighborhood schools. The map that assigns kids to those schools last changed in 2012.

Black excellence: 3 generations of a prominent Pittsburgh family | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

It's hard to live up to a man who was the first licensed African American doctor in Allegheny County. Yet the children and grandchildren of Dr. George G. Turfley ...

Pittsburgh Public Schools developing reconfiguration plan for students at University Prep  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The proposal calls for moving students in grades six through eight to Pittsburgh Arsenal in Lawrenceville.

Historic Larimer School to become apartments as part of ambitious $30M redevelopment plan  NEXTpittsburgh

The redevelopment of the historic Larimer School is just one part of a $30 million plan to jumpstart the local economy.

Pittsburgh Planning Commission OKs plan for former Schenley High School - Pittsburgh Business Times  Pittsburgh Business Times

Company wants to redevelop former school into 180-unit apartment building.

Legacy Series: Looking back at the 2007 Schenley Spartans  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

“Characters” was the word coach Fred Skrocki used to describe his 2007 Schenley High School basketball players. There was Onion at point guard, but also Big ...

Three First Time Candidates Won Primaries For Pittsburgh Public Schools Board Seats  90.5 WESA

Tuesday night's election results mean that the Pittsburgh Public Schools District will have three new directors on the nine member board who will face some.

The Role of Education in Pittsburgh's Black Renaissance  CityLab

From the 1920s through the 1950s, Schenley High, Westinghouse High, and other city schools graduated scores of black notables and anchored the ...

Schenley set to reopen as high-end apartment building  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Workers put the finishing touches on a $28 million residential conversion at the former high school building in Oakland.

Friday's U.S. win was the most-watched Women's World Cup quarterfinal match  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The Americans' 2-1 victory over France set a record for the most-watched Women's World Cup quarterfinal match on U.S. English-language television. Fox drew ...

Pittsburgh city schools have churned out a lot of big-name talent in sports and other endeavors  PGH City Paper

The Pittsburgh City League recently crowned the Allderdice Dragons as 2017-18 basketball champions in both men's and women's basketball.

Odd Pittsburgh: Famous Pittsburgher's Who Went 'Back To School' Around Here  NewsRadio 1020 KDKA

Take another trip into Pittsburgh's past with The Odd Mysterious and Fascinating History of Pittsburgh!

Woman blames daughter for beating grandma over game volume  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

A Youngwood, Westmoreland County, woman asked a judge to dismiss charges that she beat her mother and shaved her head because she thought the older ...

Schenley duo cashes in again in The Basketball Tournament  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

D.J. Kennedy and DeAndre Kane team up again with Overseas Elite to win The Basketball Tournament.

State Auditor General Eugene DePasquale confirms he'll run for U.S. House  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale is confirming that he'll run for Congress and seek next year's Democratic nomination for ...

The U.K.'s ambassador to the U.S. resigns after leaked cables enrage Trump  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The U.K. Foreign Office says Britain's ambassador to the United States has resigned just days after diplomatic cables criticizing President Donald Trump were ...

Former Schenley stars win big money in The Basketball Tournament  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

D.J. Kennedy, DeAndre Kane and DeJuan Blair are champions together once again. The former Schenley High School standouts helped their Overseas Elite ...

Lancaster County man accused of sex abuse at Kenyan orphanage he founded  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

LANCASTER, Pa. — Federal prosecutors say a Lancaster County man sexually molested four teenage girls at a Kenyan orphanage he founded with a church's ...

Boxing champ Pernell Whitaker dies after being hit by car in Virginia  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pernell Whitaker, an Olympic gold medalist and four division champion who was regarded as one of the greatest defensive fighters ever, has died after being hit ...

Pittsburgh's greatest high school athletes

From Tony Dorsett to Lauryn Williams, a look at some of Pittsburgh's greatest high school athletes.

A grim border drowning of father, daughter underlines peril facing many migrants  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

MEXICO CITY — The man and his 23-month-old daughter lay face down in shallow water along the bank of the Rio Grande, his black shirt hiked up to his chest ...

Celtics assistant gets probation in college bribery case  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

A Boston Celtics assistant coach has been sentenced to probation and ordered to pay a fine for accepting $300000 in bribes to get a wealthy Florida ...

Debates on politics, pay and tech fuse with the U.S. Women's World Cup win  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

LYON, France — A Women's World Cup stirred by heated debates on politics, pay and technology saw the narratives fused in Sunday's final by the player who is ...

'Me & Earl & the Dying Girl,' made and set in Pittsburgh, premieres today at Sundance Film Festival  Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Filmed at Schenley High and the Point Breeze childhood home of author Jesse Andrews, the film has buzz. But will it get distribution?

Beth Chapman, co-star of bounty hunter reality TV series, dies  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

HONOLULU — Beth Chapman, the wife and co-star of “Dog the Bounty Hunter” reality TV star Duane “Dog” Chapman, died on Wednesday. A family ...

Dementia tied to prostate treatment that blocks hormones  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Alzheimer's disease may be a risk for older prostate cancer patients given hormone-blocking treatment, a U.S. government-funded study found.

Court dismisses challenge to Lindsey Williams' residency in state Senate race  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

HARRISBURG -- A Commonwealth Court judge on Wednesday dismissed a case challenging a Democratic state Senate candidate's residency and allowed her ...

In Kevin Spacey's assault case, the accuser invokes the Fifth Amendment  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

BOSTON — The man who accused Kevin Spacey of groping him at a Massachusetts resort island bar in 2016 asserted his Fifth Amendment right against ...

Former standouts, Hall of Fame inductees say City League was about more than sports  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The City League will induct its second class into the Hall of Fame Saturday.

Puerto Rico's ex-education secretary and 5 others are held in a corruption probe  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Puerto Rico's former secretary of education and five other people were arrested Wednesday on charges of steering federal money to ...

Wrestler Bruno Sammartino, Oakland native, dies at 82  University of Pittsburgh The Pitt News

Bruno Sammartino, a former professional wrestler and Oakland native, died Wednesday after battling health issues for the last two months.

Closed Downtown steakhouse facing lawsuit  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The owner of U.S. Steel Tower is suing the Red the Steakhouse, seeking to recover $4.4 million in back rent and other payments tied to the Downtown ...

Senior military officer accuses Air Force general of sexual misconduct  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

A senior military officer has accused the Air Force general tapped to be the next vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff of sexual misconduct, potentially ...

House of Soul: After 25 years, this band can still get you on the dance floor  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

On New Year's Eve, House of Soul will celebrate its 25th anniversary with a special concert at Meadows Racetrack and Casino.

The Hill District, a community holding on through displacement and development  PublicSource

Arden Ann Harrell lives on Kirkpatrick Street in the Hill District in the same house where she grew up; she was one of nine children. Two blocks up from Centre ...

The city has plans for a futuristic transit connector between Oakland and Hazelwood but residents of Four Mile Run fear disruption to their neighborhood  PublicSource

There aren't many reasons to go through Four Mile Run. A single road goes into the pocket neighborhood, sitting in a valley at the low end of Greenfield, and it ...

South High grad will be inducted into City League Hall of Fame  South Pittsburgh Reporter

Mike Harber, who played in the backfield with Lynn Harris at South High School in the early 1970s, calls Mr. Harris "the best running back to ever play at the ...

10 Of The Coolest Movies Ever To Be Filmed In Pittsburgh  Pittsburgh, PA Patch

10 Of The Coolest Movies Ever To Be Filmed In Pgh. - Pittsburgh, PA - Dozens of movies have been filmed here. Here the best that show off the city and ...

Wide grins and historic handshake for Trump, Kim at DMZ  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

PANMUNJOM, Korea — With wide grins and a historic handshake, President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un met at the heavily fortified ...

The Basketball Tournament has plenty of Pittsburgh talent  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

For D.J. Kennedy, the next few weeks will likely represent a final run in a summer tournament in which he has won three consecutive titles and pocketed nearly a ...

Pittsburgh Milliones students, staff seek to 'change the narrative'  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Amir Hutchins had plenty to look forward to after graduation from Pittsburgh Milliones 6-12. When he's not working his summer job as a junior counselor at Mount ...

Phillips K-5 teacher inducted into the PPS Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame  South Pittsburgh Reporter

Pittsburgh Public Schools (PPS) inducted its last class of the Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame in 2007, on Thursday, April 27, seven new members.

Century Club: He's 100 whenever he celebrates his birthday  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Saul Kaufman always celebrated his birthday on April 17. But after taking a closer look at his birth certificate a few months ago, he realized his birthday was ...

Pittsburgh Board Votes To Sell 2 Vacant Schools  90.5 WESA

The Pittsburgh school board has voted 8-1 to sell two vacant schools in order to raise money for the cash-starved district. Board members decided Wednesday.

BAS celebrates 50 years with founding members  University of Pittsburgh The Pitt News

The African American Alumni Council hosted a discussion about the Black Action Society, which was founded 50 years ago. Approximately 50 people attended ...

Answers still sought for 'lonely child' who disappeared from Pittsburgh in 1962  Tribune-Review

In the time it took Mary Ann Verdecchia to walk four city blocks, her life changed forever. The 10-year-old girl disappeared from her Bloomfield neighborhood on ...

WCPS Announces New Goldsboro High Principal  Goldsboro Daily News

On Wednesday, the Wayne County Board of Education approved the new principal for Goldsboro High. After a nationwide principal search, Christopher D.

Obituary: Fred Reginella / City engineer navigated geographic, financial challenges in Pittsburgh  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Mr. Reginella spent a quarter-century as an engineer for the city until his department was eliminated in 2004.

Pittsburgh's creative forces: 12 people to meet in 2017  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Some are new to Pittsburgh. Others were born in the Steel City and are now just hitting their stride. They're innovators, they're visionaries, they're creative forces, ...

New South Oakland sign honors Warhol, Marino, Sammartino  University of Pittsburgh The Pitt News

Andy Warhol's renowned pop art might be housed in a museum across the river, but he got his start in Oakland.At 10 a.m. on Tuesday, about 40 people joined ...

Steelers honor 100-year-old veteran with No. 100 jersey after practice Friday  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Charles Wiggins, 100, lives in Wilkinsburg and served in the Navy in World War II.

Sound of home: Film tells 'greatest jazz stories never told'  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

A new documentary shows how Pittsburgh nurtured musicians who played in local clubs and set a high standard for creating innovative jazz.

TV Shows and Movies That Take Place in Pittsburgh (& How to Watch Them)  Thrillist

Though it may seem novel to choose Pittsburgh as a film destination, there's a long line of television shows and movies that have been se...

'You knew he was going to be a star:' Crowd fills Blue Slide Park to remember Mac Miller  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

On Tuesday, the blue slide in Frick Park was surrounded by thousands of fans mourning the Pittsburgh rap star.

Tiny church in Hill District has a tradition of giving  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

For 90 years, Enon Baptist Church in the Hill District has been ministering to people in need. During its annual community day celebration held in the summer, ...

Steel City Yellow Jackets Hope To Create A Buzz For Pro Basketball In Pittsburgh  90.5 WESA

When Averill “Ace” Pippens received a call about becoming a head coach and general manager of a semi-professional basketball team, he had no hesitation.

South Fayette schools criticized for prosecuting young victim of bullying  Pittsburgh Post Gazette

State Rep. Jesse White, D-Cecil, plans to amend the wiretap law to make an exception for bullying.

Beau Berman  WTAE Pittsburgh

Beau Berman is a Pittsburgh native who grew up in Shadyside, attending Schenley High School and Penn State University, and now works as a reporter for ...

Dance studios spring into recital season  Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Pittsburgh's dance studios have plenty to celebrate as they begin their annual recital season. It can be "Just Dance" at Dance Showcase or "The Power of ...

Teaming up to help Pittsburgh-area tenants in public housing eviction cases  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

When Reed Smith associate Jerry Dickinson approached the Neighborhood Legal Services Association in Pittsburgh with the idea of teaming up to help ...

Cher returns to Pittsburgh for the first time in a decade  Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Before Madonna and long before Britney, Christina and Katy, there was Cher, doing it all as a singer, actress and fashion icon.

Blackhawk High School pitching whiz McKay finds himself in rare company  Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Many WPIAL greats are ready to welcome Blackhawk pitcher Brendan McKay to their elite group.

Jasmine Tate releases brilliant debut  Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Ask people how they started playing music and you generally get a fairly mundane response about how they were inspired by such and such an artist or how ...

Park University at Goodfellow AFB Confers 20 Undergraduate Degrees.  San Angelo LIVE!

GOODFELLOW AIR FORCE BASE, TX — (Press Release) Park University's Goodfellow Air Force Base Campus held its commencement ceremony on July 13 at ...

High School notebook: Good sports all around  Pittsburgh Post Gazette

The head football coach, head basketball coach and head baseball coach have a coaches summit every day on the football field at West Allegheny High School.

Buying Here: Hill District  Pittsburgh Post Gazette

New River View Ridge Condominiums in Lower Hill District offer privacy along with proximity to and views of Downtown.

Return to greatness: basketball alums compete in annual tournament  University of Pittsburgh The Pitt News

Led by former point guard Levance Fields, the Zoo Crew, a team of Pitt alumni, will compete in The Basketball Tournament starting Saturday.

TV host from Plum tosses out first pitch  Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Appearing on a nationally syndicated television program is an old hat for Plum native Steven Fabian. As one of the young, caffeinated hosts of “RightThisMinute ...

As a furniture maker, Kate Joyce bucked long odds  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

After being scorned by the local carpenters union in the '70s, a woman's determination has led her to create exquisite wood furniture.

Kim Lyons Pie Guy to say goodbye to Pittsburgh  Pittsburgh Post Gazette

After two-plus years of slinging pies, the Pittsburgh Pie Guy has decided to close up shop. In an email sent to “Friends of Pie” on Wednesday, baker Louis Butler ...

Pittsburgh Diocese creates new position of secretary for evangelization and Catholic education  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Michel P. Therrien, whose career ranges from Catholic school teacher to youth minister, will begin his new position on July 1.

Contract reached between Catholic high schools, teachers  Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Negotiating a new teacher contract announced Friday for eight incorporated Catholic high schools was a balancing act. "Catholic school teachers want to work ...

No. 1 Blackhawk girls top Central Valley  Pittsburgh Post Gazette

The top team in Class AAA avenges an earlier section loss to its rival, 77-51.

Greenfield artist to debut line of dolls with realistic proportions  Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Next to regular Barbie -- that unrealistically proportioned nemesis of "normal" female bodies everywhere -- the more compact stature and rounder curves of ...

Pittsburgh Faison K-5 principal gets on board to promote bus safety  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh Faison K-5 principal Russell Patterson didn't even need to finish his sentence. Talking to more than 30 children on a yellow school bus, he got as far ...

Cornell School District shows willingness to talk merger with Moon  Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Despite some misgivings on the part of Cornell School District officials and some parents, merger talks with Moon Area School District appear headed forward.

Pittsburgh's New Immigrants: For 60 years, America officially excluded Chinese people  Pittsburgh Post Gazette

The Chinese Exclusion Act, passed by Congress in 1882 and was not lifted until 1943, when politicians acted partly out of embarrassment.

CCR: The band that never played Pittsburgh  Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Remember that time Creedence Clearwater Revival played Pittsburgh? No, you don't. CCR is one of the rare Woodstock acts, along with Jimi Hendrix, that ...

Shehady's Oriental Rugs of Aspinwall weaves its expertise into restoring fine rugs  Pittsburgh Post Gazette

The third-generation family business preserves the stories of the weavers and makes old rugs look great again.

Former Charleroi student sues school district over 2012 rape  Pittsburgh Post Gazette

A student whose rape in 2012 led to the incarceration of a school musical director sued the Charleroi Area School District and Bethlehem-Center School District ...

Shaler student Gavin Dietz makes motion picture debut in 'Me and Earl and the Dying Girl'  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Gavin Dietz will make his Hollywood film debut this month in a movie that took two top awards at this year's Sundance Film Festival — quite an accomplishment ...

Frequently asked questions about Pittsburgh's bald eagle family (and photos)  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

What to know about bald eagles in Pittsburgh and everywhere else, along with a slideshow of images from 2014.

Who to contact with complaints about potholes  Pittsburgh Post Gazette

The state, county and city accept citizens' complaints about potholes.

Papermart stores plan one last sale before closing in 2014  Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Three decades ago, Michael Paul was working in marketing at a chemical engineering firm and his wife, Alix, was teaching when a relative described a store ...

Ambitious Pittsburgh chef Kevin Sousa clears his business plate for Braddock project  Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Kevin Sousa's new undertaking is Superior Motors, a Kickstarter-funded project housed in a former Braddock car dealership.

Squirrel Hill is the place to celebrate the Lunar New Year  Pittsburgh Post Gazette

The beginning of the Year of the Horse is an excuse to feast and our columnist tells us where to find great Asian cuisine.

Easter Seals gala held at the Renaissance Pittsburgh  Pittsburgh Post Gazette

A Taste of Independence, the fourth annual Easter Seals Western and Central Pennsylvania gala, was held at Renaissance Pittsburgh.

Mars boys take PIAA swimming and diving title  Pittsburgh Post Gazette

LEWISBURG, Pa. -- When it comes to winning a PIAA team swimming championship, having a pool is overrated. Mars High School does not have a pool, but ...

Zoo Crew embraces competition and company at The Basketball Tournament  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The tournament, which features a $2 million prize, starts Saturday, and the Zoo Crew features familiar names from Pitt's glory days.

Munch goes to South Side BBQ Company  Pittsburgh Post Gazette

A South Side mainstay on 17th Street reopens with Southern spin as South Side BBQ Company.

Millennium Dance opens first East Coast location in Pittsburgh  Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Dancers are encouraged to find “unity in diversity” at the first East Coast franchise of the legendary Millennium Dance Complex.

Plans to move U.S. Immigration office to Wilkins criticized  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

A federal government office that handles immigration and citizenship matters is moving to Wilkins, provoking the ire of its local employees and agencies that ...

Pitt, Duquesne Law schools rise in U.S. News rankings  Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Both the University of Pittsburgh Law School and Duquesne University School of Law moved up significantly in the annual ranking by U.S. News and World ...

Auction of Hillman photos to benefit Carnegie Museum of Art  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Christie's auction will show William T. Hillman's passion for photography, and proceeds will buy more images for Carnegie Museum of Art.

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