Pittsburgh 360: Heritage Community Initiatives, The ABCs of Public School History & Sports Days Gone By

We begin this episode of Pittsburgh 360 by following host Tonia Caruso to the Mon Valley where she finds out what Heritage Community Initiatives is doing to continue the revival in the Mon Valley area and make a difference in the lives of those who live there. Then we’re going back to school to learn some of the history of the Pittsburgh Public Schools. And finally, we’re reliving days gone by with stories and old baseball photos taken during the days of Forbes Field.

Pittsburgh 360: Heritage Community Initiatives, The ABCs of Public School History & Sports Days Gone By aired on May 06, 2014.


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