Saturday, May 04, 2013
“Made in America!”-Pittsburgh Concert Chorale
On May 4th and 5th, we celebrate an exciting concert saluting America and celebrating American composers! Music by Aaron Copland, Samuel Barber, Morten Lauridsen and a new commissioned work by Dale Warland, plus spirituals, patriotic songs, folk songs and more! Saturday, May 4th, 8 pm Fox Chapel Presbyterian Church 384 Fox Chapel Road Pittsburgh, PA 15238 Sunday May 5, 4 pm, Ingomar United Methodist Church 1501 W. Ingomar Road Pittsburgh, PA 1237 Tickets for individual concerts are available in advance or at the door: Adults- $20 from singers or online ($22 at the door), students-$8, and free for children under 12. More Information: www.PCCsing.org
Some on the 15 member Allegheny County Council say they need an increase in their 3-thousand dollar expense account. County Council members are each allotted 9-thousand dollars in annual stipends plus up to 3-thousand dollars in expenses to cover mileage, equipment and supplies. Now according to the county home-rule charter these amounts can be increased every five years by up to 5-percent. There has been no change since the year 2000.
Given the problems with the new health care law, should Congress and the president go through the law piece by piece to improve it, repeal the entire law and start over again or leave the law as it is?