With 19 years under its belt, “Off The Record” is surely Pittsburgh’s longest-running satirical musical revue. But while the coronavirus pandemic won’t stop it, neither will the 20th annual production be quite the same.
The longtime president of the union that represents newsroom staffers at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette has resigned amidst allegations of workplace sexual misconduct. However, both the interim head of the union and a nationally known media-business analyst said the move won’t have a major impact on the long-running labor dispute at the paper.
90.5 WESA's "The Confluence" for Wednesday, August 12, 2020
On today's program: Newsroom employees at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette vote to walk out after three and a half years of negotiations failed to produce a new contract; groups in Pittsburgh and across the country work to preserve historic sites significant to communities of color; and amid the pandemic, some museums worry about their futures.
It's been a busy week for the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority. A consultant found PWSA to be “a failed organization atop a dangerous and crumbling structure” in an initial assessment presented Monday. Hours later, the authority issued a flush-and-boil water order for 18,000 homes across the North Side, Millvale and Reserve Township related to holes in the cover on top of a water reservoir in Shaler Township.