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PI DAY

Tomorrow, 03.14 is Pi Day, or more correctly ∏ Day. Aside from bakery departments attempting to sell more pies, teachers have created classroom events, some of which involve eating pies.

Heavy Holiday Traffic on Grant Street.

No. 866 You would never have thunk it, but the days leading up to the Fourth of July, saw long waiting times at the Department of Court Records (both offices) and the Department of Real Estate.  Many of the clerks behind the counters were off, causing delay. And, of course, there is no motions court […]

Hark, the Herald Angels Sing! It Took Over a Century to Get it Just Right.

No. 776  PHOTO; Living Nativity Scene in Kenya, 2011. Courtesy of Susan Ferson.   The hymnbooks credit Charles Wesley for the words and Felix Mendelssohn for the tune.  True, but that’s not the whole story. Wesley (1707 – 1788) and Mendelssohn ( 1809- 1847) were not contemporaries. Wesley published the original version of  this work in 1839  under the […]

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CLIFF TUTTLE has been a Pennsylvania lawyer for over 40 years and (inter alia) is a real estate litigator and legal writer. The posts in this blog are intended to provide general information about legal topics of interest to lawyers and consumers with a Pittsburgh and Western Pennsylvania focus. However, this information does not constitute legal advice and there is no lawyer-client relationship created when you read this blog. You are encouraged to leave comments but be aware that posted comments can be read by others. If you wish to contact me in privacy, please use the Contact Form located immediately below this message. I will reply promptly and in strict confidence.

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