From left, Ed Blazina, Nolan Rosenkrans and Andrew Goldstein hold signs while picketing Sunday, Oct. 30 outside of a 7-Eleven that sells Post-Gazette papers. (Zack Tanner/Pittsburgh Union Progress)
The third week of the strike continued with more picketing and a little bit of fun.
Sunday, guild members picketed with signs outside of a 7-Eleven that sells copies of the Post-Gazette in a show of opposition and to persuade customers not to purchase the paper.
Pittsburgh City Councilman Bruce Kraus visited the picket line on the North Shore on Tuesday as City Council issued a “will of council” in which members criticized Post-Gazette ownership and management and backed the strikers.
Wednesday, the newspaper workers were able to get together and let loose at a fundraiser held at Bottlerocket Social Hall. The gathering featured performances from Jellyfish, Kenny Stockard, Chet Vincent, and Andre Costello and the Forestry Division.