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North Hills Monthly

In This Issue, Sept. 2014

Aug 31, 2014 09:08PM ● By Vanessa Orr

ThistleSea Business Development Coaches Clients to Abundance - Aug 29, 2014 08:56PM

As a business coaching, strategy development, and training and business services company, ThistleSea works with clients to identify areas of improvement and areas of growth. Read More

Middle School Team Brings Home First-place FIRSTLEGO Trophy - Aug 29, 2014 08:56PM

While other kids their ages are playing athletics or becoming immersed in video games, a local robotics team surrounds themselves with motors, LEGO pieces and game plans. Read More 

How Should Young Children Learn About 9/11? - Aug 29, 2014 08:56PM

On this anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks, people will once again be gathering to commemorate and honor those who died. But how does one explain these horrors to children? Read More 

Wine Tastings Designed for Every Level of Experience - Aug 29, 2014 08:56PM

Wine enthusiasts, or those new to the many varietals, are in luck. Read More 

Butler Little Theatre Entertaining Community for 73 Years - Aug 29, 2014 08:57PM

Butler Little Theatre has been offering a broad range of high-quality live theater performances since 1941. Read More 

Repurposing and Upcycling – Finding New Ways to Use Old Treasures - Aug 29, 2014 08:57PM

What do the words repurposing & upcycling mean to you? While fairly new to our language, these terms are increasing in popularity as creators, artists and storeowners are living them daily. Read More 

Start Now to Save Money on Heating Bills this Winter - Aug 29, 2014 08:57PM

According to the Farmers’ Almanac, this winter is expected to be much colder than normal, and have snowfall above normal. Read More 

Prepare Trees Now to Help Them Survive Long Winter - Aug 29, 2014 08:57PM

Just drive through any neighborhood after the leaves have fallen and you’ll see the damage wrought by improper pruning. Read More 

You’ve Come a Long Way, Pittsburgh - Aug 29, 2014 08:58PM

“Hell with the lid off!” That’s how 19th-century author James Parton described Pittsburgh back in its steelmaking heyday. Looking at photographs of that time period, it’s hard to argue. Read More 

Harmony Remembers Hurricane Ivan - Aug 29, 2014 08:58PM

It’s been 10 years since Hurricane Ivan barreled into western Pennsylvania and caused flood waters to engulf the land surrounding the Connoquenessing River. Read More 

Local Music Teacher on a Path to the Grammys - Aug 29, 2014 08:58PM

She might not have predicted that a career in education could lead to her very own Grammy award, but Kelly Winovich has been on this journey since a young age. Read More

Butler Health System Makes Stars Out of Staff and Therapy Dog - Aug 29, 2014 08:58PM

Butler Health System's Education and Clinical Advancement Center decided to do something completely different and make a teaching video using their department heads — and a dog — as stars. Read More

Lost Pets Found More Easily with Countywide Microchip Program - Aug 29, 2014 08:58PM

Losing a beloved pet is a heart-wrenching experience that can go from bad to worse if your pet doesn’t have identification. Read More 

Two Distinctly Different Penn’s Colony Events to Attract Visitors to Saxonburg - Aug 29, 2014 08:59PM

Hear ye! Hear ye! Mark your calendars now for the exciting things happening this month at Penn’s Colony! Read More 

How did magazines first get started? - Aug 29, 2014 08:59PM

The first general circulation magazine in history is thought to have been a monthly publication called The Gentleman’s Magazine, published in England beginning in 1731. Read More 

From Waterfalls to Local Wines, Much to Savor in Niagara Region - Aug 29, 2014 08:59PM

If you’ve ever wanted to know what it’s like to be a rubber duck in a toddler’s hands at bath time, a ride on the Maid of the Mist is probably a similar experience. Read More

Monongahela Duck Club Band to play Saxonburg Arts Festival - Aug 29, 2014 08:59PM

On Sunday, Sept. 7, the Monongahela Duck Club Band will be performing at the Saxonburg Arts Festival in Roebling Park from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Read More

New & Notable, Sept. 2014 - Aug 29, 2014 09:00PM

New&Notable spotlights the accomplishments of those living & working in the North Hills, from new business hires to award-winning students. Read More

Digital Edition, Sept. 2014