PNC’s Lantern Building at 600 Liberty Ave is shining a light on Pittsburgh’s formidable past and illustrious future. Part of the bank’s nationwide Legacy Project, the recently opened 800 square foot building provides an exhibit that interactively illuminates the region’s renaissances through multimedia experiences that are free and open to the public. PNC’s Brian Goerke and David O’Neill, a consultant on PNC’s Legacy Project, discuss the exhibit’s many illuminating features.
Allegheny County Airport Marks Midfield Terminal’s 20th Anniversary
Allegheny County Airport’s Midfield Terminal turns 20 in October and it’s been a bit of a rocky ride over the years for this once major hub for U.S. Airways. While the bankruptcy of U.S. Airways a decade ago greatly diminished the number of flight offerings — an issue that continues — flights cost less on average today than at comparable airports. Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald and Brad Penrod, CEO of the Airport Authority discuss what plans are in store to increase air service moving forward.
Allegheny Conference Recognized Nationally for Sustained Regional Stewardship
The Allegheny Conference on Community Development was awarded the “Ten Award” for Distinguished Achievement in Sustained Stewardship by the Alliance for Regional Stewardship. The “Ten Award” recognizes the Allegheny Conference’s contributions to the principles and practice of sustainable regional development over the past decade. Conference CEO Dennis Yablonsky explains how a shared strategic vision supported by engaged business and civic leaders led to this national recognition for our region.
Bill Flanagan Reflects on 30 Years in Pittsburgh
Few broadcast journalists are in one place long enough to report on the polar extremes of stories. Bill Flanagan, who is celebrating 30 years in Pittsburgh this month, has had the unique opportunity to report on the fall and remarkable rise of the Pittsburgh region. Bill reflects on his 30 years covering the Pittsburgh region’s economy and what the many highs and lows along the way have taught him about our region’s capacity to persevere and thrive.
Our Region’s Business airs Sundays at 11 a.m. on WPXI-TV. Hosted by the Allegheny Conference’s Bill Flanagan, the 30-minute business affairs program is co-produced with Cox Broadcasting. The program is rebroadcast on PCNC-TV at 3:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Sundays, and at 3:30 p.m. Mondays. It also airs Sundays on WJAC-TV (Johnstown-Altoona) at 6 a.m. and WTOV-TV (Wheeling-Steubenville) at 6:30 a.m.