A Pennsylvania man will go on trial for allegedly setting a house on fire while four deaf people slept inside. Joe Shuman
waived his right to a Preliminary Hearing
yesterday. WBRE-TV has a video report here.
“His patients love him, our staff loves him, and he actually does a wonderful job in back of the ambulance, better than some of my hearing staff." Find out more about Chad Grabousky here
Watch the video report from KDKA-TV in Pittsburgh in the video below on DeafNewsToday.com (captions available).
Maggie Donaldson is the 50th to girl hold the title Miss Smiling Irish Eyes. But a more important number than that, she is the first in the Pittsburgh contest to win who was born deaf. Watch a video report below on DeafNewsToday.com from KDKA-TV (includes captions) or read the story here
Rapper Sean Forbes got interviewed by WTXF-TV in Philadelphia. Watch the video on DeafNewsToday.com posted below (captions included).
Philadelphia News, Weather and Sports from WTXF FOX 29
The first deaf superintendent of the Texas School for the Deaf has died. Victor Galloway battled a long illness and Alzheimer's before passing yesterday at the age of 84. He was superintendent for five years, from 1981-1986. He was also the first deaf superintendent of the Scranton State School for the Deaf in Pennsylvania, where he served from 1979-1981. Not only that, Galloway was the first deaf educator in the College of Sciences the NTID (National Institute for the Deaf) in Rochester. He lost his hearing as a toddler because of a childhood illness. He got a bachelor's degree from Gallaudet University, a master's degree from the California State University at Northridge, and a doctorate from the University of Arizona. Galloway met his wife in 1966. She was a student in his ASL class.
Philadelphia Police say a deaf man is in critical condition following a robbery attempt.
The suspect announced he was robbing the story, but the deaf man didn't understand. WCAU-TV has a video report posted below on DeafNewsToday.com. Or read the story here.
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