Sarah Schneider comes to Pittsburgh by way of the prairie state of Illinois. She spent the summer of 2014 getting to know Pittsburgh as a reporting and photography intern with the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. She now collaborates on special projects including the Life of Learning Initiative as the station’s PULSE - Pittsburgh Urban Leadership Service Experience - fellow. Sarah graduated from Southern Illinois University’s Journalism School in May. During her four years there she worked as a reporter and editor at the school newspaper, the Daily Egyptian. She has previously interned at newspapers in eastern Idaho and central Illinois. You can often find Sarah behind a camera documenting people she meets and discovering new places. She also enjoys reading, crocheting and National Geographic documentaries.
A deadly shooting unfolded at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh on Saturday. Six people were also injured in the attack, which authorities said was being investigated as a hate crime.
Some parents and administrators don't feel it's their place to discuss a recent report on clergy sex abuse with young children. But are providing a space for students to voice their concerns.
The band Gooding travels to schools teaching young people how to manage their finances. The band members are trying to prepare the students for a future where cash is much less common.
Residents of Pittsburgh and Washington, D.C., have taken a special interest in eagle cams this month. Eaglets have hatched in nests in both cities. Outside Pittsburgh, the nest is drawing a crowd.