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Wilkinsburg,

residential borough (1990 pop. 21,080), Allegheny co., SW Pa., a suburb of PittsburghPittsburgh
, city (1990 pop. 369,879), seat of Allegheny co., SW Pa., at the confluence of the Allegheny and the Monongahela rivers, which there form the Ohio River; inc. 1816. A major inland port of entry, it is located at the junction of east-west transportation arteries.
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; settled c.1800, inc. 1887. There is some light manufacturing, including book publishing and printing.
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docketNumber=CP-02-CR-0014520-2007) documents , Holt was charged with possession of an unlicensed firearm in Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania.
He was born in Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania on July 11, 1932, the son of the late Adrian and Therese (Comtois) Latour.
In 1919, Frank Conrad of Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania, began broadcasting music to his neighbors in the Pittsburgh suburb via an early ham radio, a move that helped spark the creation of commercial radio.
The three-hour drama happened around lunchtime in the town of Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania.
Two years ago, only 4 percent of the students at Kelly Elementary in Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania, were rated "advanced readers.
The right-wing approach to school reform can be seen in the battle over the management of public education in Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania, where a divided school board hired the Nashville, Tennessee-based Alternative Public Schools, Inc.
One of the most important of these is the Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania, School District's decision to contract out the operation of Turner Elementary School - teaching and administration included.
is running a public elementary school in Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania, a Pittsburgh suburb, which, like Chelsea, is largely a poor and minority community.
There was some bad news - like the re-election of a pro-privatization school board majority in Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania - but lots of good news, like the overturning of a Washington State law that would have gutted local education budgets.