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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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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 ...

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

Inside the grey limestone walls of the massive Schenley Apartments in North Oakland, the broad windows, terrazzo floors and oak interior doors lining the long ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

New movie filmed in Pittsburgh high school written by native  WTAE Pittsburgh

It's a special homecoming for Point Breeze native Jesse Andrews as his film, "Me and Earl and the Dying Girl" premieres in Pittsburgh this week.

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Pittsburgh's greatest high school athletes

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

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 ...

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 ...

Parents want to restore international luster to Linden K-5  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh Linden K-5 was once among the most sought-after public schools in the city's East End, a distinctive German-language magnet right down to its use of ...

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.

'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.

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.

'It was the greatest': Schenley trio revels in $2 million The Basketball Tournament success  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

It was just like old times. Just as they did 10 years earlier at Schenley High School, D.J. Kennedy, DeJuan Blair and DeAndre Kane teamed up to win 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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...

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 ...

Sale prices announced for six closed Pittsburgh schools  Tribune-Review

Pittsburgh Public Schools set the sale prices of six closed schools in a bid to raise money for the cash-starved district. The school district is asking $325000 for ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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

Pittsburgh has a complicated history with basketball teams. Its pro teams, the Pittsburgh Condors and the Pittsburgh Pipers, didn't last long, and since the 1970s, ...

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, ...

Award-Winning High School Senior Says Struggling With Language Pushed Her To Write  90.5 WESA

Zainab Adisa's love for writing blossomed in high school, but it took her some time to get there. She spent several years in elementary school in English.

How a Pittsburgh school, empty for 30 years, became home to electronics firm  Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Hays School had been empty for 30 years when Bob Dagostino drove by one morning and saw the "For Sale" sign. He copied the number and called for a tour.

'Me and Earl and the Dying Girl' director found Pittsburgh picture perfect  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The location tour for “Me and Earl and the Dying Girl” was expected to start in Pittsburgh and move to the village of Nyack, N.Y., and end there. “It was really ...

Ron Cook: Pittsburgh wrestling icon Bruno Sammartino visits the roots of a life well-lived  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The 81-year-old wrestling legend will return to his hometown in Italy as his childhood home will become a museum dedicated to his career.

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.

Krysinsky: Remembering Point Park's 'One of a Kind' Bob Rager  Pittsburgh Sports Now

Editor's note: John Krysinsky is the publisher of our brother site, Pittsburgh Soccer Now. John is a Point Park alum and was men's soccer coach for the Pioneers ...

Former Chartiers Valley, Arizona star T.J. McConnell makes NBA's 76ers  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

T.J. McConnell got called to the office, and it nearly brought him to tears. McConnell, a former basketball star at Chartiers Valley High School, has made the ...

Friends, luminaries celebrate Bill Nunn III's 'life well-lived'  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The memorial *service* for the actor drew celebrities including Samuel L. Jackson and Spike Lee.

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.

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.

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 ...

'Me & Earl & the Dying Girl' lights up Sundance Film Festival  Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Filmed and set in Pittsburgh, the movie gets a partner for global distribution after receiving rapturous reviews and applause at Sundance.

In photos: Pittsburgh movie history highlights  WTAE Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh's unique style makes it a perfect backdrop for Hollywood movies. Take a look at our city's film history, including "Night of the Living Dead" by the late ...

Century Club: Her 100 years have taken her from Germany to Israel to Pittsburgh  Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Ilse Stein celebrates her 100th birthday with her favorite German song and a family that stretches from Pittsburgh to Israel.

Upcoming Western Pa. auctions include paintings, pottery, coins  Tribune-Review

Back for the second of a trio of blockbuster fall sales, Concept Gallery prepares for a Nov. 1 auction. Meanwhile, Constantine & Pletcher offers bidders two sales ...

North/South/East/West Xtra: Youth football programs design safety plan to combat decreasing numbers  Pittsburgh Post Gazette

District youth football programs are experiencing a decline in participation, citing parents' concern over head injuries.

Peduto wins Democratic mayoral primary - Pittsburgh Business Times  Pittsburgh Business Times

City Councilman Bill Peduto won Pittsburgh's Democratic mayoral primary, leveraging a coalition he built out of his East End district over more than 1 ...

Why soup cans? Still no definitive answer for Warhol's choice  Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Fifty years ago on Monday, Andy Warhol debuted his paintings of Campbell's Soup cans. And still, no one can answer the question.

Breaking barriers at Penn State and beyond  Centre Daily Times

It wasn't until 2007 that Penn State alumnus Darryl Daisey started doing research for Penn State's Black Alumni Reunion that he realized how much history ...

How Pennsylvania City Mayors Fared In The Primaries  90.5 WESA

Lancaster Councilwoman Danene Sorace won the city's Democratic nomination for mayor Tuesday, and will face Republican Cindy Stewart in the fall. Urban.

Casting director swims in Pittsburgh's deep talent pool  Tribune-Review

Nancy Mosser`s favorite part of being a casting director is telling an actor they landed the job. “There is nothing better than that,” says Mosser, owner of a ...

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