North Braddock

North Braddock,

borough (1990 pop. 7,036), Allegheny co., W Pa., a suburb of Pittsburgh, on the Monongahela River; inc. 1897. Andrew CarnegieCarnegie, Andrew
, 1835–1919, American industrialist and philanthropist, b. Dunfermline, Scotland. His father, a weaver, found it increasingly difficult to get work in Scottish factories and in 1848 brought his family to Allegheny (now Pittsburgh), Pa.
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's first steel plant was built there in 1875. The borough was the site of Gen. Edward Braddock's defeat in the last conflict of the French and Indian WarsFrench and Indian Wars,
1689–1763, the name given by American historians to the North American colonial wars between Great Britain and France in the late 17th and the 18th cent.
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 and of a mass meeting of farmers instituting the Whiskey RebellionWhiskey Rebellion,
1794, uprising in the Pennsylvania counties W of the Alleghenies, caused by Alexander Hamilton's excise tax of 1791. The settlers, mainly Scotch-Irish, for whom whiskey was an important economic commodity, resented the tax as discriminatory and detrimental to
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Thomas Jackson, 78, of North Braddock, was selected as the fourth grand prize finalist in the Pennsylvania Lottery's CASH 5 NASCAR Weekends at Pocono contest.
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The five finalists are: Cecelia Auerbeck of Altoona, Blair County; Raymond Petrosky of Munhall, Allegheny County; Tammy Blankenship of Robinson, Indiana County; Thomas Jackson of North Braddock, Allegheny County and Evelyn Marburger of New Castle, Lawrence County.
Marrico Holyfield of North Braddock is apprenticed to the carpenters' union.
However, the state remains concerned that EPA's decision to include the area surrounding the North Braddock monitor in the more extensive Pittsburgh- Beaver Valley nonattainment area, which suffers from upwind pollution, will adversely affect efforts to develop a cost-effective plan expeditiously to attain the fine particulate health-based standard and hamper economic vitality by requiring disproportionate emission reduction measures.
Allegheny -- North Braddock Volunteer Fire Department, North Braddock: $129,546 for fire operations and firefighter safety.
Pittsburgh Habitat for Humanity, headquartered in Duquesne, was formed in 1986 and has built or renovated nearly 50 homes in Braddock, North Braddock, Homestead, Wilkinsburg and the Pittsburgh neighborhoods of East Liberty and the Hill District.
MVI works with community development corporations in 12 Mon Valley communities: Charleroi, Clairton, Duquesne, East Pittsburgh, Glassport, Homestead, Monessen, North Braddock, Swissvale, Turtle Creek, West Newton and Wilmerding.
North Braddock was designated a distressed municipality on February 20, 1995, under Act 47, the Municipalities Financial Recovery Act.
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