• Dozens brave rain for annual Easter sunrise service on Observatory Hill

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    PITTSBURGH - For the 85th year in a row, Easter Sunday began with a sunrise service on the North Side.

    The sunrise service started at 6:30 a.m. in front of the Allegheny Observatory in Riverview Park.

    There was song and prayer during this outdoor sunrise service.

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    Even with the rain and chilly temperatures, about a hundred people of all ages turned out sitting on lawn chairs and on blankets while holding umbrellas.      

    For many, it's a family tradition.

    It's an interdenominational service so everyone was welcome


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