Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, December 7th, 2014

Here are a couple of links to articles published in my former hometown newspaper on the 73rd anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii…  One of them touches directly on the anniversary of that fateful event…  The others don’t…
Here’s the first one: 
http://www.post-gazette.com/local/east/2014/12/07/Memories-of-Pearl-Harbor-73-years-ago-today/stories/201412070080?utm_source=internal-edi&utm_medium=Email&utm_content=most-emailed-local&utm_campaign=Headlines-Newsletter  
The next story considers how Google (yes, that Google,) is transforming what once was a rather down-on-its-heels corner of the city’s East End, the neighborhood of East Liberty.  I once worked there and lived within short walking distance:  
http://www.post-gazette.com/business/tech-news/2014/12/07/Google-effect-How-has-tech-giant-changed-Pittsburgh-s-commerce-and-culture/stories/201412040291?utm_source=internal-edi&utm_medium=Email&utm_content=most-emailed-local&utm_campaign=Headlines-Newsletter  
Lastly, here’s a link to an article that relates one restaurateur’s effort to establish a beachhead in a suburban combat zone which — coincidentally — happens also to have been the likely site of one of my own earliest professional forays into Radio Broadcasting almost 40 years ago.  The place used to house Matta Broadcasting and the studios of WFFM and WLOA, once the employers of such talents as George Peppard (yes, that one!), Jack Bailey, Jeff Henderson … and (ahem) Jay Pochapin:  
http://www.post-gazette.com/business/development/2014/12/07/Ambitious-Pittsburgh-chef-Kevin-Sousa-clears-his-business-plate-for-Braddock-project/stories/201411090015?utm_source=internal-edi&utm_medium=Email&utm_content=most-viewed-business&utm_campaign=Headlines-Newsletter  
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About jaypochapin

Married adult human male, father, brother, son, writer, voiceover actor and humorist. Frequently funny, sometimes snarky, occasionally profound. Beatles, Stones, Who, Python, Firesign Theatre, Shakespeare, Bogart/Bacall, Marx Brothers, Alice Cooper and more besides. Have worked as many things: traffic reporter, disc jockey, newscaster, interviewer, producer, copywriter, voice over talent, teacher, emcee, housekeeper, janitor, uniformed security officer, bagel baker's assistant and more, but don't let the uniform fool you, baby! I ... AM ... THE WRITER!

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