In the District 2016
January 28, 2016 – Congressman Doyle joined Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn and other state and local officials at the Battle of Homestead site along the Monongahela River to announce $28 million in DCNR Community Conservation Partnerships Program grants to 176 projects across the Commonwealth, including two grants for Homestead - one to upgrade two community parks with playgrounds, and one to build the Homestead Connector trail from the Great Allegheny Passage to the Avenues Business District. The Community Conservation Partnerships Program provides grants to local communities for conservation, recreation, and community revitalization efforts.
May 2, 2016 - Alyssa Marsh from Springdale High School won the First Place ribbon in the 2016 Congressional High School Arts Competition for the 14th Congressional District of Pennsylvania. Ms. Marsh’s artwork, a drawing in colored pencil entitled “American Reflaction,” will be displayed in the United States Capitol for one year. Her work was selected out of a field of 74 entries from 16 schools in the 14th Congressional District.
May 2, 2016 -- Miranda Miller from Woodland Hills High School was awarded second place for her untitled oil and acrylic painting. Ms. Miller received third place last year for her acrylic on board painting entitled “Corner of Hanover and Church,” and she won the top prize in 2014 for her charcoal composition “City Built on Hope.”
May 2, 2016 -- Hannah Schwartz from Penn Hills High School received third place for her Boise acrylic composition entitled “Pup Kaiyai.”
May 2, 2016 -- Sabrina Davies from West Mifflin High School was awarded fourth place for her white charcoal, watercolor, and acrylic artwork entitled “The Lingering Past.”
May 2, 2016 -- Nicole Bonomo from Wilson Christian Academy received the fifth place award for her acrylic composition “Snowy Owl.”
March 8, 2016 – Congressman Doyle visited Stemnion, Incorporated, a biotech company in Pittsburgh which develops “regenerative medicine” – medical treatments to help heal injuries. He spoke to Stemnion employees and then toured the facility to learn more about the research Stemnion is conducting.
April 25, 2016 -- Congressman Doyle met with advocates for peace and justice in Sudan and South Sudan, including David Rosenberg of the Pittsburgh Darfur Emergency Coalition (left).