Something from the archives here, but maybe because I posted it a week before December 25
a couple years ago, I think few noticed it. Urbanologists may take note of this remarkable series of articles documenting the emergent suburban population growth that the Pittsburgh Press ran in 1951
. Lots of ink on the topic. So to repeat:
"Each worth reading in itself and ever more interesting now as history.
The question is, what would a comparable series like this cover today?
3 May 8 Penn Township - ".. with plenty of jobs available, high school students are dropping out"
5 May 10 White Oak - "one of the major ailments is that old debbil politics"
6 May 11 West Mifflin - "Homestead loses most" also "Transportation bugaboo"
8 May 13 Baldwin and Whitehall - "Township officials missed the zero hour for filing their annexation petition..."