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In This Issue, Feb. 2015

Jan 30, 2015 04:16PM ● Published by North Hills Monthly magazine

Dr Michael Vactor DC with  wife Dr Lisa Vactor DC son Ethan daughter Danielle Front Office Assistant Maddie and Practice Manager Teresa

Dr. Michael Vactor Provides a Safe, Sustainable Way to Lose Weight by Resetting the Body’s Metabolism - Jan 30, 2015 04:01PM

Every year, you make a resolution to finally shed the weight—but instead of a resolution, what you really need is a plan that works. Read More » 

 

Chocolate Aficionados to Gather for Second Annual Event  - Jan 30 2015 0402PM

Chocolate Aficionados to Gather for Second Annual Event - Jan 30, 2015 04:02PM

On Saturday, March 7, the second annual Celebration of Chocolate will take place at the Regional Learning Alliance in Cranberry Township’s Cranberry Woods. Read More » 

 

Have a Heart for Animals  - Jan 30 2015 0402PM

Have a Heart for Animals - Jan 30, 2015 04:02PM

What better way to celebrate Valentine’s Day than with music, a scavenger hunt and a big, sloppy kiss—from a dog? Read More » 

 

How did various wedding traditions come about - Jan 30 2015 0403PM

How did various wedding traditions come about? - Jan 30, 2015 04:03PM

For instance, why do people wear their wedding rings on the third finger of the left hand? Why aren’t wedding rings worn on some other finger, or even on the right hand? Read More » 

 

Technology vs the Personal Touch Is It Better to Go Online or Use a Matchmaker - Jan 30 2015 0404PM

Technology vs. the Personal Touch: Is It Better to Go Online or Use a Matchmaker? - Jan 30, 2015 04:04PM

Meeting new people doesn’t have to be scary or stressful—there are several ways to meet like-minded individuals. One of the most common ways is online dating but how well does that work? Read More » 

 

Bridesmaid Revisited Gold Lam Dress Raises Funds Eyebrows in Many Different Locations - Jan 30 2015 0404PM

Bridesmaid Revisited: Gold Lamé Dress Raises Funds, Eyebrows in Many Different Locations - Jan 30, 2015 04:04PM

Fashions come and go with the seasons, but a bridesmaid’s dress is forever—at least that’s how Rebecca Whitlinger sees it. Read More » 

 

Brides Against Breast Cancer Provides Discounted Gowns for a Great Cause - Jan 30 2015 0404PM

Brides Against Breast Cancer Provides Discounted Gowns for a Great Cause - Jan 30, 2015 04:04PM

Brides Against Breast Cancer has officially started its “Nationwide Tour of Gowns” with plans to visit 150 cities in 2015. Read More » 

 

How is the North Hills Anti-Racism Coalition Helping to Create Multicultural Communities - Jan 30 2015 0405PM

How is the North Hills Anti-Racism Coalition Helping to Create Multicultural Communities? - Jan 30, 2015 04:05PM

February is an important month in our area as it is the anniversary of the founding of the North Hills Anti-Racism Coalition, which was established 19 years ago in 1996. Read More » 

 

Start Planning Now For Your Summer Vacation - Jan 30 2015 0409PM

Start Planning Now For Your Summer Vacation - Jan 30, 2015 04:09PM

Travel agents across the country often recommend Pittsburgh as a great vacation destination, but those of us who live here would rather vacation somewhere else… preferably with a beach. Read More » 

 

Take a Break Day and Weekend Destinations Put Fun within Reach - Jan 30 2015 0405PM

Take a Break! Day and Weekend Destinations Put Fun within Reach - Jan 30, 2015 04:05PM

For those who don’t have a lot of vacation time, or who prefer to make shorter trips closer to home, there is an almost infinite array of options within a day’s drive. Read More » 

 

Garden Tours Make for Great Escapes - Jan 30 2015 0405PM

Garden Tours Make for Great Escapes - Jan 30, 2015 04:05PM

There are three things that I like to do for vacation—go to a beach, visit bucket-list places, and visit gardens. It is one of my favorite ways to spend a vacation. Read More » 

 

Shaler Students Take Learning a Step Further With Farm-to-Table Project - Jan 30 2015 0406PM

Shaler Students Take Learning a Step Further With Farm-to-Table Project - Jan 30, 2015 04:06PM

Collard greens. Orange hubbard squash. Red cabbage. Tuscan kale. If these items were placed on a table for you to identify, could you do it? Read More » 

 

Students Learn Lifelong Skills While Building Animal Shelters  - Jan 30 2015 0406PM

Students Learn Lifelong Skills While Building Animal Shelters - Jan 30, 2015 04:06PM

In Ryan Scott’s class at Hampton Middle School, eighth-graders get more than a chance to learn design & building skills—they get to make homes that will be used by dogs at Ataboy Kennels. Read More » 

 

Rolands on Penn Avenue offers a great view of the Strip

Neighbors in the Strip Works to Promote District’s Unique Character - Jan 30, 2015 04:07PM

If there’s any one neighborhood that encompasses everything for which Pittsburgh is known, it’s the Strip District. Read More » 

 

Ignore No More App Has Everyone Paying Attention - Jan 30 2015 0408PM

Ignore No More App Has Everyone Paying Attention - Jan 30, 2015 04:08PM

I was trying to call my teenage daughter to check on her whereabouts, and instead of her answering, I got her voice message. Read More » 

 

Panera Bread Opens First Drive-Thru Caf in Pittsburgh

New & Notable, Feb. 2015 - Jan 30, 2015 04:08PM

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

 

Digital Edition - Feb2015

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