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In This Issue, April 2017

Apr 02, 2017 12:27PM ● By North Hills Monthly magazine
Judith Bernhard Jim Boltz Lt Minnie Cleveland and Lt Kenneth Cleveland Photos courtesy of Tabatha Knox Vibrant Images

Collaboration Key to Advance Sourcing Concepts’ Success - Apr 02, 2017 12:03PM

Relationship with Pittsburgh North Regional Chamber, Northside Branch of the Salvation Army Benefits Members, Clients Read More » 

 

Jan Nocita with students in the Shaler North Hills library

April Provides Many Opportunities to Celebrate Earth Day - Apr 02, 2017 12:03PM

Against all odds, an area of the country known for its steel-town roots has become nationally recognized as a hub for sustainability, “green” technology and restaurants. Read More » 

 

Photo by Denmarsh Photography

Home, Green Home: The Importance of Sustainable Building - Apr 02, 2017 12:04PM

The green building movement has taken off in the past 10 years. Read More » 

 

Glade Run Lake

Glade Run Lake Reopening a Testimony to the Power of the People - Apr 02, 2017 12:04PM

April 15 is an important day in the history of Glade Run Lake in Middlesex Township in Butler County. Read More » 

 

A Tree Pittsburgh volunteer planting trees

Tree Pittsburgh: Planting the Seeds of the City’s Future - Apr 02, 2017 12:04PM

April 28 is Arbor Day; a day to celebrate trees. But how important are these plants to our city, and to our society? Read More » 

 

Sustainable hAPPiness Apps to Help You Go Eco-friendly - Apr 02 2017 1204PM

Sustainable hAPPiness: Apps to Help You Go Eco-friendly - Apr 02, 2017 12:04PM

I grew up in a suburb of Seattle, wore Birkenstocks throughout high school, and fully embraced my tree-hugging, granola-loving culture. Read More » 

 

Photos courtesy of Michele Rice

Franklin Park Mom Saves Monarchs while Encouraging Children’s Love of Nature - Apr 02, 2017 12:04PM

Michele Rice never intended to become an ambassador for bugs; she was a biochemist testing lab compounds in her previous life. Read More » 

 

Camp Invention

Which Camp is Right for Your Child? - Apr 02, 2017 12:04PM

Summer camps come in all shapes and sizes. Read More » 

 

Photo courtesy of Camp Cranberry

Campers Unplug to Plug Into New Experiences - Apr 02, 2017 12:05PM

Linus of the cartoon strip Peanuts has his blanket; and for some summer campers, today’s security blanket is a cell phone. Read More » 

 

Photos courtesy of TEKKO

Japanese Pop Culture Convention TEKKO Comes to Town - Apr 02, 2017 12:05PM

There are anime conventions and then there’s TEKKO. Read More » 

 

Photos courtesy of Michael Kapeluck

Pysanky Easter Eggs: Preserving a Tradition and a Culture - Apr 02, 2017 12:05PM

Michael Kapeluck creates pysanky—elaborately decorated Easter eggs—using an old Ukrainian method taught to him by his mother. Read More » 

 

Escape the ‘Burgh for Some Outdoor Adventure - Apr 02, 2017 12:05PM

Spring is finally here, which means that it’s time to get outside! Read More » 

 

Allegheny Coffee  Tea Exchange

Nitro Foods Growing in Popularity in Pittsburgh - Apr 02, 2017 12:05PM

Nitro coffee is trending throughout the country, and locals can find it at Allegheny Coffee and Tea Exchange in the Strip District. Read More » 

 

Crowds at the 2015 Mars New Year event

Mars Borough to Celebrate Planet Mars’ New Year in May - Apr 02, 2017 12:06PM

From May 4-6, the borough of Mars will be hosting an otherworldly celebration in honor of an event that only happens every 22 months—the dawning of a new year on the planet Mars. Read More »