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In This Issue, October 2017

Oct 01, 2017 11:21AM ● Published by North Hills Monthly magazine

Students faculty and staff use state-of-the-art cardio machines and weight room equipment Photos courtesy of Vibrant Images Tabatha Knox

Sewickley Academy’s New Events Center Builds Community, Student Confidence - Oct 01, 2017 11:11AM

Fostering a sense of community has always been important at Sewickley Academy, Pittsburgh's oldest co-educational, college preparatory, independent Pre-K through Grade 12 day school. Read More » 


Shady Side Academy students

Financial Aid Insights from Education Experts (Or, how safe-driving, redheaded vegetarians can pay for college) - Oct 01, 2017 11:11AM

In February 2017, listed total student loan debt in the United States at $1.3 trillion—higher than credit card and auto loans, and second only to mortgage loans. Read More » 


Chatham University

Prep Now to Make the Most of College Visits - Oct 01, 2017 11:11AM

Yesterday they were in kindergarten. Today, in a time lapse that rivals the speed of light, they are studying for SATs and browsing through college catalogs. Read More » 


Joni Sturgill

North Allegheny School District Introducing Mindfulness Program - Oct 01, 2017 11:10AM

Between staying focused on lessons, balancing classwork and extracurricular activities, and maintaining peer relationships, school can be stressful. Read More » 


Meghan Veglia ECI foster care caseworker Foster Care Supervisor Alexa Crippen and foster parents George and Crystal Dufour

Supporting Loving and Lasting Families Goal of Every Child Inc. - Oct 01, 2017 11:09AM

Every Child is a nonprofit organization that supports and advocates on behalf of children and families. Read More » 


Ross Elementary Dime Time trophy winners

Younger Generation Already Working on Improving the World - Oct 01, 2017 11:09AM

It’s a hard concept for a lot of adults to grasp; that kids being raised today are going to be running the world tomorrow. Read More » 


Pittsburgh Companies Help People ReclaimRefurbish Vintage Items  - Oct 01 2017 1110AM

Pittsburgh Companies Help People Reclaim/Refurbish Vintage Items - Oct 01, 2017 11:10AM

We’ve likely all heard the idiom that one man’s trash is another man’s treasure. Read More » 


Many Options Available for Those Who Need Help with Heating Bills - Oct 01 2017 1110AM

Many Options Available for Those Who Need Help with Heating Bills - Oct 01, 2017 11:10AM

With cold weather just around the corner, it’s important to start budgeting now to be able to pay increased heating bills. Read More » 


Is Your HVAC System Winter-ready - Oct 01 2017 1109AM

Is Your HVAC System Winter-ready? - Oct 01, 2017 11:09AM

Most western Pennsylvania natives are familiar with the old adage: If you don’t like the weather, wait 15 minutes and it’s sure to change. Read More » 


Dennis Bowman Still Entertaining Audiencesas a Ventriloquist - Oct 01 2017 1109AM

Dennis Bowman Still Entertaining Audiences—as a Ventriloquist - Oct 01, 2017 11:09AM

For nearly three decades, Dennis Bowman was the voice of Pittsburgh weather. Read More » 


Neighborhood Drug Watch Creating Community to Battle Epidemic - Oct 01 2017 1110AM

Neighborhood Drug Watch: Creating Community to Battle Epidemic - Oct 01, 2017 11:10AM

The drug epidemic: if you think it can’t happen here, in your neighborhood, in your backyard—we are sorry to report that it already has. Read More » 


The historic Michie Tavern

Hate Has No Home in Charlottesville, Virginia - Oct 01, 2017 11:11AM

I’m not sure if it was the small group singing “We Shall Overcome” on the rotunda at the University of Virginia (UVA), or the signs promoting the Pride Parade on the Downtown Mall. Read More » 



Pug Rescues Looking for Breed-savvy Adopters - Oct 01, 2017 11:11AM

They’re small, smooshy, and full of personality.


Local Fun Run to Raise Money and Awareness for Child with Rare Genetic Disorder - Oct 01 2017 1110AM

Local Fun Run to Raise Money and Awareness for Child with Rare Genetic Disorder - Oct 01, 2017 11:10AM

The fourth annual World of Mae 5K and one-mile family fun run festival returns this year with a new location at North Park. Read More » 


Hearing the Whispers and Roars Celebrates Survivors of Domestic Violence - Oct 01 2017 1109AM

Hearing the Whispers and Roars Celebrates Survivors of Domestic Violence - Oct 01, 2017 11:09AM

Hearing the Whispers and Roars will open on Oct. 13 from 7-9 p.m. at North Hills Arts Center, and the art portion of the show will remain on display until Oct. 29. Read More » 


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