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In This Issue, April 2016

Mar 31, 2016 10:39AM ● Published by North Hills Monthly magazine

Bottom row L-R Dr Michael Pagnotto Dr Jeffrey Kann Dr Paul Liefeld  Middle row L-R Dr Steven Kann Dr Victor Thomas Dr Gerard Werries Dr Brian Jewell  Back row L-R Dr Christopher Emond Dr Mark Langhans

Tri-State Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine Celebrates 40 Years of Serving the Community: Offering accessible orthopaedic excellence right in your own backyard - Mar 31, 2016 10:27AM

A lot has changed in the health care community over the last few decades, with private practices consolidating and insurers determining where patients can go for treatment. Read More » 


What Inroads are Being Made in the Field of Autism - Mar 31 2016 1027AM

What Inroads are Being Made in the Field of Autism? - Mar 31, 2016 10:27AM

April is National Autism Awareness Month, and April 2 is Autism Awareness Day. Brett Spitale talks about what’s new in autism research and awareness. Read More » 


Heather Shuker and Hannah

Local Family Celebrates Passage of Compassionate Use of Cannabis Act - Mar 31, 2016 10:27AM

On Wednesday, March 16, the Pennsylvania House approved Senate Bill 3, which legalizes the use of medical marijuana in the state. Read More » 


Unplugging Your Kid - Mar 31 2016 1026AM

Unplugging Your Kid - Mar 31, 2016 10:26AM

The pull of TV, tablet, computer, movie and phone screens is strong. In theory it should be easy to limit our children’s screen time to the less than an hour or two per day. Read More » 


Camp Kon-o-Kwee Spencer

Camps Cater to Strengths of Kids with Special Needs - Mar 31, 2016 10:26AM

Summer camp is not just a fun break from school, but it can be a crucial time in a child’s social development. Read More » 



From Faith to Forensic Science: Camps Offer Opportunities for Children to Explore Their Passions - Mar 31, 2016 10:26AM

A number of area camps offer amazing opportunities for kids to explore particular interests in ways they may not have time for during the rest of the year. Read More » 


Reduce Kids Risk of Drowning with Water Safety Tips  - Mar 31 2016 1026AM

Reduce Kids’ Risk of Drowning with Water Safety Tips - Mar 31, 2016 10:26AM

It won’t be long before families will be going on beach vacations, enjoying play time at local parks, and swimming and sliding in local pools. Read More » 


Venture Outdoors Hooks Area Residents with Expansive Fly-fishing Curriculum - Mar 31 2016 1025AM

Venture Outdoors Hooks Area Residents with Expansive Fly-fishing Curriculum - Mar 31, 2016 10:25AM

This spring and summer, Venture Outdoors will offer a number of fly-fishing courses, mostly along the Youghiogheny River in Ohiopyle State Park. Read More » 


Boating is More Than Just Floating - Mar 31 2016 1025AM

Boating is More Than Just Floating - Mar 31, 2016 10:25AM

Boating has always been a favorite pastime for Pittsburghers who love to make good use of the city’s three beautiful rivers. Read More » 


Fill Your Garden with Fragrance - Mar 31 2016 1025AM

Fill Your Garden with Fragrance - Mar 31, 2016 10:25AM

Fragrance is important to our senses; not just because it smells good, but because it relaxes and refreshes. Read More » 


Professional Forager Helps Others Learn the Land  - Mar 31 2016 1025AM

Professional Forager Helps Others Learn the Land - Mar 31, 2016 10:25AM

Nature has provided sustenance for man for thousands of years; it’s only been in the last century that we’ve come to depend almost solely on grocery stores to provide our food. Read More » 


Family-Friendly Bantam Jeep Heritage Festival Adds New Attractions  - Mar 31 2016 1025AM

Family-Friendly Bantam Jeep Heritage Festival Adds New Attractions - Mar 31, 2016 10:25AM

Jeep owners from around the country will travel to Butler County—the Jeep’s birthplace—for the sixth annual Bantam Jeep Heritage Festival June 10-12. Read More » 


The view from the Vista Grill

Puerto Vallarta Perfect Mix of Touristy and Traditional - Mar 31, 2016 10:24AM

The beaches, nestled snugly along the Bay of Banderas, attract a lot of visitors, but the town actually strikes an admirable balance between the touristy and the traditional. Read More » 


Mooseheart Weekend Supports Kids Seniors - Mar 31 2016 1024AM

Mooseheart Weekend Supports Kids, Seniors - Mar 31, 2016 10:24AM

“A burden heavy to one is borne lightly by many.” Read More » 


Vincentian Academy Students Earn First Places at PJAS Competition

New & Notable, April 2016 - Mar 31, 2016 10:24AM

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


Orion and Aleron Visit WearWoof - Mar 31 2016 1022AM

Orion and Aleron Visit WearWoof - Mar 31, 2016 10:22AM

On Saturday, Feb. 27, Orion, an American kestrel, and Aleron, an Eastern screech owl, stopped into the WearWoof Resale Boutique in McIntyre Square to visit with shoppers. Read More » 


Home  Garden Show Blooming with New Ideas Innovative Displays   - Mar 31 2016 1023AM

Home & Garden Show Blooming with New Ideas, Innovative Displays - Mar 31, 2016 10:23AM

The Duquesne Light Home & Garden Show, held at the Pittsburgh Convention Center from March 4-13, had a little something for everybody. Read More » 


Cherry Blossoms - Mar 31 2016 1023AM

Cherry Blossoms - Mar 31, 2016 10:23AM

"My happiest times are when I have people sitting around the fire circle, talking, laughing, singing into a night sky. Why not create a home to have more experiences like that?" Read More » 


Meal Planning Made Easy through SparkRecipes - Mar 31 2016 1023AM

Meal Planning Made Easy through SparkRecipes - Mar 31, 2016 10:23AM

SparkRecipes allows you to easily choose meals in a simple manner, whether by course or dietary needs for example, and save it to a list. Read More » 


A pool of hay was used for our Thanksgiving-themed enrichment trail and Cooper was having a great time

Animal Friends Enrichment: It’s Not Just Fun and Games - Mar 31, 2016 10:23AM

Enrichment activities can decrease stress, stimulate the animals physically and mentally, provide a sense of control and prevent undesirable behavior from starting. Read More » 


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