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In This Issue, August 2015

Jul 30, 2015 01:55PM ● Published by North Hills Monthly magazine

Grove City College Academic Excellence Amazing Value - Jul 30 2015 0131PM

Grove City College: Academic Excellence. Amazing Value. - Jul 30, 2015 01:31PM

While many colleges and universities provide students with a high-quality education, there is something even more important that students realize when they attend Grove City College—their... Read More » 

 

North Allegheny Museum to Have New Home Near North Park - Jul 30 2015 0132PM

North Allegheny Museum to Have New Home Near North Park - Jul 30, 2015 01:32PM

It’s like falling through a time warp. Eight-track tape players. Manual typewriters. A 1950s jukebox. Vintage soldiers’ uniforms. A 1937 Silvertone radio. Every NA yearbook through 2015. Read More » 

 

Job Shadowing Shines a Light on Careers in Medicine - Jul 30 2015 0132PM

Job Shadowing Shines a Light on Careers in Medicine - Jul 30, 2015 01:32PM

In the North Hills, Butler Health Systems (BHS), UPMC Passavant, and Ohio Valley Hospital (OVH) each have dynamic job shadow programs. Read More » 

 

Dede Faltot Rittman

From Educator to Author: Dede Rittman Still Sharing Life Lessons - Jul 30, 2015 01:33PM

“I missed school and contributing to education every day, so I finished my book, 'Student Teaching: The Inside Scoop from a Master Teacher.'” I never dreamed it would lead to this.” Read More » 

 

How Does the Homeless Childrens Education Fund Ensure that Kids in Unstable Living Environments Can Still Succeed - Jul 30 2015 0133PM

How Does the Homeless Children’s Education Fund Ensure that Kids in Unstable Living Environments Can Still Succeed? - Jul 30, 2015 01:33PM

The Homeless Children’s Education Fund works to ensure that kids don’t fall through the cracks by providing resources to help until the families are able to secure more stable arrangements. Read More » 

 

CASANA Plays Major Role for Kids with Apraxia of Speech - Jul 30 2015 0133PM

CASANA Plays Major Role for Kids with Apraxia of Speech - Jul 30, 2015 01:33PM

Statistically, Childhood Apraxia of Speech is rare in comparison to other childhood speech disorders, but studies have shown that it is commonly misdiagnosed in children. Read More » 

 

Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council Helps Students Go Far Beyond Basic Reading Skills  - Jul 30 2015 0134PM

Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council Helps Students Go Far Beyond Basic Reading Skills - Jul 30, 2015 01:34PM

Each year, the Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council (GPLC) provides educational programs for 4,600 people. Read More » 

 

Local Children to Benefit from Bikers for Bicycles Event - Jul 30 2015 0134PM

Local Children to Benefit from Bikers for Bicycles Event - Jul 30, 2015 01:34PM

There will soon be more kids bicycling in the North Hills thanks to a unique partnership between the Fire & Iron Motorcycle Club and Lizzy’s Bikes. Read More » 

 

Great Smoky Mountains Gatlinburg TN

Which National Park Gets the Most Visitors Each Year? - Jul 30, 2015 01:34PM

Of all the national parks in the United States, the one that attracts the most visitors is Great Smoky Mountains National Park, located in North Carolina and Tennessee. Read More » 

 

Johnstown Flood National Memorial youth crew members l-r Noah Buchen Kaitlyn Shiffler Joshua Metzgar Jacob Bevan Tyler King and Michael Gritzler

Students Gain Job Skills While Taking Care of National Park Service Properties - Jul 30, 2015 01:35PM

This summer, local high school and college students are working in five western Pennsylvania national park units—a job that benefits everyone who visits these iconic sites. Read More » 

 

Photo courtesy of VisitPITTSBURGH

Gateway Clipper Fleet One of Pittsburgh’s Water Wonders - Jul 30, 2015 01:35PM

The five-boat armada is as iconic a symbol of river life in Pittsburgh as you can get. Long before the city really embraced our waterfronts, these boats were docked at Station Square. Read More » 

 

Make the Most Out of the Last Days of Summer - Jul 30 2015 0135PM

Make the Most Out of the Last Days of Summer - Jul 30, 2015 01:35PM

“Summertime, and the livin’ is easy. Fish are jumpin,’ and the cotton is high.” — George Gershwin Read More » 

 

Community Guide Oakmont - Jul 30 2015 0136PM

Community Guide: Oakmont - Jul 30, 2015 01:36PM

As walkable neighborhoods gain in popularity, more people are shunning big houses on large lots in favor of sidewalk communities like Oakmont. Read More » 

 

Community Guide Etna - Jul 30 2015 0136PM

Community Guide: Etna - Jul 30, 2015 01:36PM

Today, this small but vibrant community is working to add green space and riverfront accessibility, and has emerged as an up-and-coming mixed-use neighborhood. Read More » 

 

Beechwood Farms Nature Reserve

Community Guide: Fox Chapel - Jul 30, 2015 01:36PM

“People who grow up here like to stay and raise their families here; we often find multiple generations living near each other in single-family homes.” Read More » 

 

Nancy Weiland John Platt and Dick Woodruff

Relentless Determination Drives Pittsburgh Runner with Multiple Sclerosis - Jul 30, 2015 01:37PM

In 2003, John was a regular guy putting in long hours in the corporate world, married with his first child on the way. "Regular" is the last adjective anyone would use to define him today. Read More » 

 

The Rehoboth Art League

The Beach is Just the Beginning: Enjoying the Off-season in Southern Delaware - Jul 30, 2015 01:37PM

While Rehoboth Beach might be a sun-seeker’s paradise, it is also home to a wide array of art galleries and entertainment options that don’t end when the tourists leave town. Read More » 

 

Shaler Area Students Learn Spanish Culture First-Hand

New & Notable, August 2015 - Jul 30, 2015 01:37PM

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

 

Greek Cucumber and Tomato Salad - Jul 30 2015 0130PM

Greek Cucumber and Tomato Salad - Jul 30, 2015 01:30PM

I love summer. It’s not because of the hot weather, bathing suits or flip flips. I love summer because it’s the only time of year I can get my hands on mounds of fresh summer produce. Read More » 

 

Tailored Houses - Jul 30 2015 0131PM

Tailored Houses - Jul 30, 2015 01:31PM

As an architect, I feel my primary job is to help clients avoid regretful decisions made during the construction process, and design a house filled only with satisfactions. Read More » 

 

Bella

H2H Program Helps Owners Take an Active Role in Rehoming Their Pets - Jul 30, 2015 01:30PM

The H2H placement program was designed for those individuals and families who, finding it necessary to give up their beloved pets for adoption, want to take a more active role in the adop... Read More » 

 

Digital Edition, Aug. 2015

Home+Garden, Travel, Education, Health+Wellness, Pets, Today
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