About Us

upgruv - (up•groove) - A personalized content service aimed at busy professionals that offers a mix of trending news from western Pennsylvania and beyond.

Wasn't that a cute little explanation? (Well, our lawyers told us we needed something to explain who and what we are.)

Because curiosity.

But we aren't under some delusion that we're a one-stop shop. No website should ever be.

But while you're here, we aim to be a bit of a diversion from the grind. A respite from whirlwind. A ...


We scan the internets for interesting stuff — from serious to ridiculous, shocking to awe-inspiring — to help you "start the conversation." (That's Mr. Kimbell's phrase — he loves that phrase. Happy, Mr. Kimbell?)

But he does have a point: Don't just be a reader, be a part of it — post your photos, comment and share. (We are on The Facebook, The Twitter, The Instagram, etc.)

We're snarky. Unguarded. Sometimes racy. (Banned by Google a couple times!)

And, hey, if you've read down this far, you're our kinda reader!

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Damn, that's cold

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The repo man can come for you — even in death.

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Hey, Amazon: Primanti's will give you free sammiches if you bring HQ2 here

It's an offer you can't refuse.

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The hero we need

That time Carrie Fisher silenced a handsy producer with a cow's tongue

Carrie Fisher was nothing if not ballsy AF. God we miss her!

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We're not trying to ruin Halloween for you, but ...

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A whole new world for 'Star Trek Discovery': The F-bomb

F*cking cool.

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A weighty matter

325-pound woman kills 9-year-old by sitting on her

Don't think about it too much. It's a horrible way to go.

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hilarious, yet practical, advice

What to do if your parachute fails

Hey, we're here for you.

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PSU frat facing underage drinking charges

The Greek Life troubles at Penn State University just keep coming.

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