Monday, May 20, 2013
Check here frequently for news and opinions on the second-round series.
The Pittsburgh Penguins' journey to a possible fourth Stanley Cup title and second in the past five years began with an NHL playoffs game on May 1 at CONSOL Energy Center in Pittsburgh. Now, the Penguins need 12 more postseason wins this year in order to raise the cup, including four against their second-round opponent—the Ottawa Senators. Second-Round Schedule Tuesday, May 14 - Pittsburgh 4, Ottawa 1 (Recap | Box Score) Friday, May 17 - Pittsburgh 4, Ottawa 3 (Recap | Box Score) Sunday, May 19 - Ottawa 2, Pittsburgh 1 (OT) - 7:30 p.m. (Recap | Box Score) Wednesday, May 22 - Pittsburgh at Ottawa - 7:30 p.m. (TV: NBC Sports Network) Friday, May 24 - Ottawa at Pittsburgh - 7:30 p.m. (TV: NBC Sports Network) Sunday, May 26 - Pittsburgh at …
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Fans are also encouraged to bring video cameras or cell phones to film a Penguins version of the Harlem Shake led by the winner of the dance contest.
Allegheny County will host a rally in celebration of the Pittsburgh Penguins’ second-round playoff series against the Ottawa Senators. The event will take place at noon on Tuesday, May 14, in the courtyard of the Allegheny County Courthouse located at 436 Grant Street in downtown Pittsburgh. WDVE’s Val Porter will emcee the rally, which will feature the following five contests for Penguins fans: Winners of the costume, cheer, banner/sign and dance contests will be determined by audience vote. Prizes include rounds of golf for four at a county golf course, day passes to a county pool, Penguins shirts and rally towels. Fans are encouraged to bring video cameras or cell phones to film a Penguins version of the Harlem Shake led by the winner …
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Game 4 was on Long Island on Tuesday night. See how media and fans are covering and reacting to the series.
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Fans from Dormont and Brookline are invited to the 'Annihilate the Islanders Rally' in downtown Pittsburgh.
Allegheny County officials are planning an "Annihilate the Islanders Rally" before the Pittsburgh Penguins' first playoff game Wednesday, May 1. The rally begins at noon in the Allegheny Courthouse courtyard and includes giveaways from the Penguins and Turner's Dairy and an appearance from Iceburgh. Val Porter from WDVE will host the event and the Kardasz Brothers will perform live music. The best-of-seven playoff series against the New York Islanders begins at 7:30 p.m. at Consol Energy Center. The Pens won the regular-season series with the Islanders, 4-1. Share your Penguins pride. Upload photos of your Pens gear in the media box above. How do you think the Pens will do in the playoffs this year? Tell us in the comments below. Follow …
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Eat'n Park is giving away free Smiley Cookies today in honor of the Pittsburgh Penguins home opener at Consol Energy Center.
Eat’n Park is giving guests something to smile about Wednesday—especially if they’re wearing Pittsburgh Penguins gear. To celebrate the delayed start of the National Hockey League season, Eat’n Park is giving away free Smiley Cookies to anyone wearing Pens gear to the restaurants on Wednesdayto celebrate the home opener. Wednesday also is the first home game of the season for the 2-0 Pens. To qualify for the free black and gold Smiley Cookie, made especially for the 2013 hockey season, any form of Penguins attire is acceptable. The Smiley Cookie promotion lasts all day on Wednesday at all area Eat’n Park locations, including the Dormont location on West Liberty Avenue. Are you excited the Pens are back on the ice? Are you planning to wear …
Saturday, December 8, 2012
Miss something? No sweat. Here's the Week in Review, Dec. 3 to Dec. 7.
Busy week? No downtime? Missed the news? Don't sweat it. Here's a list of this week's top stories from Dormont-Brookline Patch, so you can catch up on the goods. Got your own news to share? Add your organization's events to our Event Calendar. Share your wedding, baby or graduation news in our Announcements section and, while you're at it, upload your photos to our Pics & Clips Gallery. We'd love to hear from you! This week on Dormont-Brookline Patch: Fire Does $25,000 Damage at Dormont Elementary Dormont Man Used Neighbor's Internet Router to Share Child Porn Pittsburgh Penguins Donate to Keystone Oaks Schools Dormont Approves 2013 Budget Dormont to Hold Special Meeting on #1 Cochran Plan Enter Patch's “Deck the House” Contest For a …
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
As part of the PensFIT program, the Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation made a donation to each of the district's three elementary schools.
The Pittsburgh Penguins might not be on the ice yet this season, but their proteges at Keystone Oaks elementary schools will be getting a lot of "ice" time, thanks to a donation. The Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation donated more than 20 pieces of street hockey equipment to each of the Keystone Oaks elementary schools: Dormont Elementary, Fred L. Aiken Elementary, and Myrtle Elementary. The district received the equipment after applying through the PensFIT program, an initiative to encourage children to be physically active. The hockey gear retails for more than $3,000. “We implement a floor hockey program each winter as part of our curriculum,” Dormont Elementary physical education teacher Brad Bengele said in a statement from the district…
Friday, November 16, 2012
Steelers, movie stars, artists and breakfast are all part of three special weekend events at Hollywood Theater.
This weekend, Dormont's Hollywood Theater will play host to three special events. Today, Friday, at 6 p.m., you might be able to do a little star gazing outside the theater. A special showing of the independent film "Christmas in Compton" is tied in with a fundraiser event. Members of the Pittsburgh Steelers, Penguins, and Pirates, as well as cast members and recording artists are scheduled to attend, and proceeds from raffles benefit the Red Cross. Click here for details. Saturday is for artists and art lovers. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the theater will host the Hollywood Holiday Artists and Craft Fair, featuring 20 local vendors. Admission is free, and a bake sale and raffle will be held during the fair. Sugar Cafe is hosting Breakfast and…
Thursday, November 15, 2012
A movie event with special guests including Steelers, Penguins, actors and more will benefit the Red Cross and Hurricane Sandy victims.
A star-studded evening at Dormont’s Hollywood Theater will raise money for the Red Cross, and for victims of Hurricane Sandy who still are recovering from the storm. A special showing of the independent film “Christmas in Compton,” which opened in theaters last week, will be held at 6 p.m. this Friday, Nov. 16. “Christmas in Compton,” a comedy co-produced by Pittsburgh natives Paula Gregg and Susan Burig, is about a father-son duo and their community fighting to save their Christmas tree lot after a bad business deal. The movie stars Keith David as the father, Eric Roberts as a sleazy music executive, and Omar Gooding as the son. In a press release issued earlier this month, Gregg and Burig said they chose Hollywood Theater for this event …
Wednesday, June 27, 2012
Township manager Jerry Andree says facility still is far from a done deal.
Plans are in the infancy stage for the Pittsburgh Penguins to partner with UPMC on a state-of-the-art sports performance center and practice rink in Cranberry. The proposed 150,000 square foot complex would be located in the Cranberry Woods business park off Route 228—near the newly-opened Hilton Garden Inn—and offer hockey-related training and injury treatment and prevention. The goal is to have the facility open by the summer of 2014, said UPMC spokeswoman Susan Manko. But first, the township must give its approval. Cranberry manager Jerry Andree said having the sports complex—which would be geared primarily toward hockey players—in the community is far from a done deal. The developers will need to work with the township on the land …