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In This Issue, Dec. 2014

Dec 01, 2014 10:54AM ● Published by Kelly Pernell

Shady Side Academy Challenges Students to Excel Beyond Expectations - Dec 01 2014 1018AM

Shady Side Academy Challenges Students to Excel Beyond Expectations - Dec 01, 2014 10:18AM

At Shady Side Academy Senior School, providing students with a balanced array of academics, arts and athletics is key to helping them become well-rounded individuals. Read More » 

Local Students Help Those Less Fortunate During the Holidays and Year-round - Dec 01 2014 1021AM

Local Students Help Those Less Fortunate During the Holidays and Year-round - Dec 01, 2014 10:21AM

The holiday season means many things to different people, but to students in the Pittsburgh area, the “reason behind the season” involves giving and sharing with those less fortunate. Read More » 

 

Elmo and Legos Make Kids Top Toy Lists this Year  - Dec 01 2014 1021AM

Elmo and Legos Make Kids’ Top Toy Lists this Year - Dec 01, 2014 10:21AM

The ‘wish books’ are arriving. The lists are being made. The words “I want that” are becoming more frequent. So how does anyone sort through the overwhelming choices to find the right gift? Read More » 

Neighborhood Candy Stores Cater to People of All Ages - Dec 01 2014 1022AM

Neighborhood Candy Stores Cater to People of All Ages - Dec 01, 2014 10:22AM

Candy. Is there any food in the world that is more universally loved by both children and adults? Read More » 

 

Dont Forget Presents for Shelter Pets this Season - Dec 01 2014 1025AM

Don’t Forget Presents for Shelter Pets this Season - Dec 01, 2014 10:25AM

Keeping shelter pets engaged and active helps make them appear happier, and this leads to a greater possibility of getting adopted. Read More » 

 

Bellevue Museum Showcases World Travelers Art Pittsburgh History - Dec 01 2014 1027AM

Bellevue Museum Showcases World Traveler’s Art, Pittsburgh History - Dec 01, 2014 10:27AM

With more than 160 paintings on display and a total of 1,100 paintings stored for future display, the John A. Hermann, Jr. Memorial Art Museum has the potential to become a Bellevue treas... Read More » 

 

Recycled Ink Cartridges Help Feed Needy Families  - Dec 01 2014 1027AM

Recycled Ink Cartridges Help Feed Needy Families - Dec 01, 2014 10:27AM

Each year, more than 350 million ink and toner cartridges end up in landfills. Chris Heibert has found a better way to reuse these throwaways by turning them into food for needy families. Read More » 

 

How Does Adoption Connection PA Help Build Local Families - Dec 01 2014 1028AM

How Does Adoption Connection PA Help Build Local Families? - Dec 01, 2014 10:28AM

What gift can you give and receive at the same time? The answer is to become a parent of a child who needs you. Read More » 

 

From Mat to Mission NA Wrestlers Lend a Hand at Light of Life - Dec 01 2014 1029AM

From Mat to Mission: NA Wrestlers Lend a Hand at Light of Life - Dec 01, 2014 10:29AM

On Sunday, Nov. 9, a group of young wrestlers left the gym and worked as a team in another way—preparing and serving dinner to those visiting the Light of Life Mission. Read More » 

 

Pittsburgh Mandolin Orchestra Attracts Musicians of All Kinds - Dec 01 2014 1030AM

Pittsburgh Mandolin Orchestra Attracts Musicians of All Kinds - Dec 01, 2014 10:30AM

With its home base at St. John’s Lutheran Church, the Pittsburgh Mandolin Orchestra has attracted an eclectic group of approximately 35 local musicians who come from all walks of life. Read More » 

 

Make Room For Kids Provides Sick Children with Gaming Systems - Dec 01 2014 1031AM

Make Room For Kids Provides Sick Children with Gaming Systems - Dec 01, 2014 10:31AM

The Mario Lemieux Foundation worked with Children’s Hospital staff to devise a program that would provide gaming for the sickest patients with the longest stays. Read More » 

 

Operation Spay Neuter Works to Prevent Pet Overpopulation in Butler County - Dec 01 2014 1032AM

Operation Spay Neuter Works to Prevent Pet Overpopulation in Butler County - Dec 01, 2014 10:32AM

Did you know that a dog can get pregnant at 5 months old, and that the average litter has six to 10 puppies? A cat can get pregnant at 4 months old, and its average litter is five kittens. Read More » 

 

Gifts for the Gardener - Dec 01 2014 1023AM

Gifts for the Gardener - Dec 01, 2014 10:23AM

It is that time of year again, when we are checking our lists and then checking them twice for gifts that we know will be appreciated. Read More » 

 

Magical Intimate Christmas Shopping Tour Offers Participants Red Carpet Treatment - Dec 01 2014 1024AM

Magical Intimate Christmas Shopping Tour Offers Participants Red Carpet Treatment - Dec 01, 2014 10:24AM

From the Bottlebrush Gallery in Harmony to Nicolette's in Portersville, The Magical Intimate Christmas Shopping Tour will take place on Dec. 6-7. Read More » 

 

Has January 1 Always Been New Years Day - Dec 01 2014 1026AM

Has January 1 Always Been New Year’s Day? - Dec 01, 2014 10:26AM

Surprisingly, January 1 has not always been the date for New Year’s in America. Read More » 

 

Picasso Tiffany Birds and ButterfliesMcAllen Texas is a Hidden Gem - Dec 01 2014 1030AM

Picasso, Tiffany, Birds and Butterflies—McAllen, Texas is a Hidden Gem - Dec 01, 2014 10:30AM

McAllen, Texas, turned out to be even warmer than I expected, from the spiciness of its food to the friendliness of everyone I met. Read More » 

 

Hearty Pittsburghers Take the Plunge for Charity - Dec 01 2014 1033AM

Hearty Pittsburghers Take the Plunge for Charity - Dec 01, 2014 10:33AM

In Pittsburgh, we have two bookend events that may seem a little ‘out there’ to most of the rest of the planet: the Polar Bear Plunge on Dec. 6 and the New Year’s Day Polar Bear Jump. Read More » 

 

New  Notable Dec 2014 - Dec 01 2014 1035AM

New & Notable, Dec. 2014 - Dec 01, 2014 10:35AM

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, Dec2014

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