Pittsburgh Post-Gazette —Getting a free and nutritious lunch is something that many needy children can count on during the school year. In the summer, however, it can be a different story. In southwestern Pennsylvania, 43 percent of school-age children, or more than 139,000, are eligible for free...

NEXTpittsbugh —The kids careen into the Pittsburgh Gifted Center in Crafton Heights at various speeds. Some move fast, talking, joking, laughing. Others enter slowly, shyly approach the sign-in table, and give their names. “Salaam, Achmed! Abdul, Fatima, nice to see you. You’re in orange (group). You’re...

 KDKA PITTSBURGH —Now’s the time to figure out what kids can do this summer to keep their minds active and to keep them out of trouble, and there is a comprehensive website and job fairs that will help. The City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County and an...