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In This Issue, June 2015

Jun 01, 2015 11:50AM ● Published by North Hills Monthly magazine

Get Outside - Jun 01 2015 1128AM

Get Outside! - Jun 01, 2015 11:28AM

Pittsburgh has never lacked for outdoors activities, festivals and fairs, and the summer of 2015 is no exception. Read More » 

 

Jack Etzel

Jack Etzel, Pittsburgh Icon - Jun 01, 2015 11:29AM

Retiring from his monthly column to pursue other interests, including writing a book and songwriting, we took a moment to appreciate all that he’s done for the Pittsburgh region. Read More » 

 

Ross Community Center

Community Guide: Ross Township - Jun 01, 2015 11:29AM

While shopping and dining are an integral part of Ross, it’s certainly not all that the community has to offer. Read More » 

 

Community Guide Pine Township - Jun 01 2015 1129AM

Community Guide: Pine Township - Jun 01, 2015 11:29AM

This growing region, stretching out over a 17-square mile area, is one of the fastest growing neighborhoods within the county. Read More » 

 

Go Ape

Community Guide: McCandless Township - Jun 01, 2015 11:30AM

“McCandless is home of one of the most exciting new developments in the Pittsburgh area,” said Jim Boltz, the executive director of the Pittsburgh North Regional Chamber of Commerce. Read More » 

 

At the UPMC Passavant Esophageal and Lung Surgery Center patients receive comprehensive multidisciplinary treatment for a myriad of conditions

UPMC Passavant Esophageal and Lung Surgery Center: Specialized Care, Close to Home - Jun 01, 2015 11:30AM

At the UPMC Passavant Esophageal and Lung Surgery Center, patients receive comprehensive, multidisciplinary treatment for a myriad of conditions. Read More » 

 

Photo courtesy of Tracy Brien Photography

You’re Invited... to a Mock Wedding! - Jun 01, 2015 11:30AM

Bridesmaids’ dresses, flowers, photographer, wedding gown, food, decorations, music, favors, cake! The long list of items which every bride and groom must tackle can be daunting. Read More » 

 

Katie Thompson with her husband

Tying the Knot? Bridal Showers 101 - Jun 01, 2015 11:30AM

While the traditional shower format is still popular, recent trends show that the rules have relaxed tremendously. Read More » 

 

Involving Children in a Wedding Makes the Event Even More Special - Jun 01 2015 1131AM

Involving Children in a Wedding Makes the Event Even More Special - Jun 01, 2015 11:31AM

Second marriages are on the rise and blended families are rapidly becoming part of the fabric of life. Read More » 

 

Is it really true that the current US flag was designed by a 17-year-old high school student - Jun 01 2015 1131AM

Is it really true that the current U.S. flag was designed by a 17-year-old high school student? - Jun 01, 2015 11:31AM

When preparations were being made in the late 1950s for Hawaii to join the Union as its 50th state, it was obvious that the nation would need a new flag. Read More » 

 

Frankferd Farms Promotes Sustainable Farming through Solar Energy  - Jun 01 2015 1131AM

Frankferd Farms Promotes Sustainable Farming through Solar Energy - Jun 01, 2015 11:31AM

“We love the life of self-sufficiency,” declared Saxonburg business owner T. Lyle Ferderber from his 100-year-old barn on his award-winning farm, which is powered partly by solar energy. Read More » 

 

Local Agencies Help Prospective Volunteers Find the Right Fit - Jun 01 2015 1132AM

Local Agencies Help Prospective Volunteers Find the Right Fit - Jun 01, 2015 11:32AM

Happily for residents of the North Hills, Pittsburgh is home to a number of exemplary organizations that can help connect prospective volunteers with the places that need them most. Read More » 

 

Strawberries are a Sure Sign of Summer - Jun 01 2015 1132AM

Strawberries are a Sure Sign of Summer - Jun 01, 2015 11:32AM

June is the month when summer really begins for us. Long days, lightning bugs, and the ability to spend the day planting a garden lull us into the joys of the season. Read More » 

 

K-9 Six Project Pairs Shelter Dogs with Veterans - Jun 01 2015 1133AM

K-9 Six Project Pairs Shelter Dogs with Veterans - Jun 01, 2015 11:33AM

The K-9 Six Project pairs shelter dogs with veterans to help provide both companionship and emotional support. Read More » 

 

Fed Up with the Foodie Craze - Jun 01 2015 1133AM

Fed Up with the Foodie Craze - Jun 01, 2015 11:33AM

According to Dictionary.com, a Foodie is described as a person keenly interested in food, especially in eating or cooking. Read More » 

 

A view of Davis  Elkins College from the Graceland Inn

A Small Town Full of Surprises: Elkins, West Virginia - Jun 01, 2015 11:33AM

There are a lot of surprises to be found in Elkins, West Virginia. Read More » 

 

SV Succeeds at Moot Court Competition

New & Notable, June 2015 - Jun 01, 2015 11:33AM

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

 

Simple Fresh and Flavorful Pineapple Guacamole  - Jun 01 2015 1134AM

Simple, Fresh and Flavorful: Pineapple Guacamole - Jun 01, 2015 11:34AM

My Pineapple Guacamole is simple, fresh and incredibly flavorful, and you can concoct this delicious recipe with as little as six ingredients. Read More » 

 

How Do You Tell if Kittens are Abandoned and in Need of Your Help - Jun 01 2015 1134AM

How Do You Tell if Kittens are Abandoned and in Need of Your Help? - Jun 01, 2015 11:34AM

Kitten season is in full force, and already the shelters are flooded with kittens of all ages. Read More » 

 

Where Does Architecture Reside - Jun 01 2015 1134AM

Where Does Architecture Reside? - Jun 01, 2015 11:34AM

What makes preferences shift, for example, from the mid-century modern pastels to the brighter palettes that followed in the 1970s and ‘80s? Read More » 

 

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