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In This Issue, January 2016

Dec 30, 2015 12:27PM ● By North Hills Monthly magazine
New transitional rehabilitation units at UPMC skilled nursing facilities help patients recover and return home more quickly from surgery accidents and illness

UPMC Senior Communities enhances services via innovative partnership with the UPMC Rehabilitation Institute - Dec 30, 2015 09:32AM

Transitional rehabilitation units, which are now part of the UPMC Rehabilitation Institute, have been created at Canterbury Place, Cranberry Place, Heritage Place, and Seneca Place. Read More » 


Mars Brew House

Second Acts: Local Entrepreneurs Explore the Road Less Traveled - Dec 30, 2015 10:47AM

Who hasn’t walked away from their job after a difficult day and fantasized about what they’d rather be doing? Read More » 


Alternative Exercises Help to Keep Seniors Healthy - Dec 30 2015 1048AM

Alternative Exercises Help to Keep Seniors Healthy - Dec 30, 2015 10:48AM

We all know by now that some of the benefits of physical activity include getting fit and gaining strength. But as we age, it can be harder for some to perform more traditional exercises. Read More » 


Barbara Loreski

Community Comes Together to Repair Home of Woman with MS - Dec 30, 2015 10:50AM

“Knowing that there are others who do without question or judgment, and who just care and show others that they do deserve better in life proves that human kindness still exists.” Read More » 


Janice Ortenberg and Paul Porta

Vintage Radio Players Provide Old-time Entertainment for Seniors - Dec 30, 2015 10:52AM

For today’s generation, it’s hard to imagine a time when there wasn’t 24-hour entertainment available, streamed directly to your computer or TV, on demand whenever you want it. Read More » 


As part of the GGC Cares event Grove City College alumni volunteered with the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank

College Alumni Associations Benefit Schools, Former and Current Students - Dec 30, 2015 11:04AM

College alumni associations are discovering new ways to remain relevant as social media makes it easier for former students to stay connected. Read More » 


Chris Ference and Joey Cafaro who founded Omnicode

Hampton Freshmen Launch Technology and Design Company - Dec 30, 2015 11:07AM

A new company named Omnicode stands apart in Pittsburgh’s burgeoning technology market in part due to its owners—14-year-olds Chris Ference and Joey Cafaro. Read More » 


The CMU Solar Racing Club

Job Search 101: What You Learn Outside the College Classroom Counts - Dec 30, 2015 11:11AM

Participation in student clubs provides students with fantastic opportunities that can enhance their chances of finding gainful employment after graduation. Read More » 


The Foster Love Project was started by Kelly Hughes to help provide foster children with something to call their own

Backpack Programs Provide Kids with Comfort, Food - Dec 30, 2015 11:13AM

Backpacks are typically filled with pencils, paper, notebooks and books. Around our area, however, they’re being filled with promises of hope for those in need. Read More » 


How Does Living in Liberty Help Combat Human Trafficking - Dec 30 2015 1114AM

How Does Living in Liberty Help Combat Human Trafficking? - Dec 30, 2015 11:14AM

On a global scale, human trafficking is a $32 billion dollar industry akin to modern day slavery, in which a victim is forced into a life of sex, drugs or other criminal activity. Read More » 


Pigs Horses and More Benefit from Large Animal Rescue Organizations - Dec 30 2015 1122AM

Pigs, Horses and More Benefit from Large Animal Rescue Organizations - Dec 30, 2015 11:22AM

What happens when you need a new home for your potbellied pig? Or that cute little Easter duckling that’s now a full-grown duck and needs more care than you can give? Read More » 


Stack-Uporg Uses Gaming to Support Deployed and Injured Veterans  - Dec 30 2015 1202PM Uses Gaming to Support Deployed and Injured Veterans - Dec 30, 2015 12:02PM

There are a lot of issues that face soldiers serving overseas. What most people don’t realize, however, is that even a soldier’s downtime can be dangerous. Read More » 


Photo courtesy Nathan J ShaulisPorter Loves Photography

Ancient Art of Glassblowing Still Attracting Interest - Dec 30, 2015 12:09PM

Glassmaking is a timeless skill that is still being practiced by artists today to create magnificent works of art, and there are a few places in Pittsburgh where you can learn this skill. Read More » 


From Big Skies to Burro Rides Big Bend Texas Well Worth the Trip  - Dec 30 2015 1219PM

From Big Skies to Burro Rides, Big Bend, Texas Well Worth the Trip - Dec 30, 2015 12:19PM

Big Bend, TX, isn’t easy to get to—but boy, is it worth the trip. Read More » 


Photo courtesy Teri Whelan

Cure Cabin Fever at Winterfest - Dec 30, 2015 10:43AM

To get yourself through the seemingly eternal days until the birds return from the south and flowers begin to bloom again, why not check out Winterfest at Moraine State Park? Read More » 


Shaler Freshmen Forum Provides Closer Look at STEAM Careers

New & Notable, January 2016 - Dec 30, 2015 10:34AM

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


Tennessee Toddy

New Drink Recipes Add Holiday Cheer - Dec 30, 2015 09:20AM

This holiday, mix things up a bit with some new festive cocktails. Read More » 


Who Speaks for the Trees - Dec 30 2015 0931AM

Who Speaks for the Trees? - Dec 30, 2015 09:31AM

It is no surprise that neighborhoods filled with trees hold higher resale values than those without. Read More » 


Animal Friends Breaks Ground on New Resource Center - Dec 30 2015 0932AM

Animal Friends Breaks Ground on New Resource Center - Dec 30, 2015 09:32AM

On Sunday, Oct. 11, we celebrated the next step in making our dream of providing affordable and accessible resources to struggling pets and pet owners throughout our region a reality. Read More » 


Digital Edition, January 2016