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In This Issue, December 2017

Nov 30, 2017 01:46PM ● Published by North Hills Monthly magazine

 The Stanley Cup visits the staff of Lucky Paws Pet Resort Photo courtesy of Brianna Lynn Design and Photo

Lucky Paws’ Staff Sets Pet Resort Apart - Nov 30, 2017 01:16PM

When you drop your pet off for doggie daycare or boarding, you want it to be a happy experience for the animal. At Lucky Paws Pet Resort, it can also be rewarding for the owner. Read More » 

 

Gentle Bens Provides a Safe Haven for Giant Breeds - Nov 30 2017 0116PM

Gentle Ben’s Provides a Safe Haven for Giant Breeds - Nov 30, 2017 01:16PM

Growing up with a small Peekapoo puppy, Noreen Kohl never thought that one day she would own a large breed dog rescue. Read More » 

 

Animal Lifeline

Animal Rescues Take to the Road (and Sky) to Save Shelter Pets - Nov 30, 2017 01:16PM

One of the more positive results of the emphasis on spay-and-neuter programs and responsible pet ownership in northeastern states is that the number of animals in many shelters has declined. Read More » 

 

Gertrude and Louise

Fostering Helps Shelter Animals Adapt to Home Life - Nov 30, 2017 01:16PM

It wasn’t long ago that millions of animals were put down in shelters every year. Read More » 

 

Wyatt Herschell and Sammy Cooper two of CCNs Canine Kids spend time reading to Penny Photo courtesy of Cathy Benscoter Penn State Beaver

Crisis Center North Working with PVSEC, Verizon to Expand Paws for Empowerment Program - Nov 30, 2017 01:18PM

Crisis Center North is partnering with Verizon Wireless and the Pittsburgh Veterinary Specialty and Emergency Center (PVSEC) to expand its innovative Paws for Empowerment program. Read More » 

 

Bell ringers at WalMart in Gibsonia

It's Better to Give than to Receive: Local Nonprofits Could Use Your Help - Nov 30, 2017 01:18PM

Whether it is spring, summer, fall or winter, local charities always need support from the communities in which they serve. Read More » 

 

ICE an annual display featuring hundreds of ice sculptures at the Gaylord Texan Resort

Celebrate the Holiday Spirit in the Christmas Capital of Texas - Nov 30, 2017 01:18PM

I’ve heard a lot of people say that “Christmas is for kids,” and in many ways, they’re right. Read More » 

 

I Made It Market Coming to the North Hills - Nov 30 2017 0118PM

I Made It! Market Coming to the North Hills - Nov 30, 2017 01:18PM

One of the most wonderful presents that a person can receive is something handmade—not only because it’s a unique, one-of-a-kind gift, but because its purchase also helps support the loca... Read More » 

 

 

After   the new crown

Proper Maintenance Key to Keeping Chimneys Safe - Nov 30, 2017 01:19PM

Creating a clear path for Santa Claus’ trip down the chimney isn’t the only reason to consult a chimney sweep this holiday season. Read More » 

 

Lets Move Pittsburgh family yoga  Photo courtesy of Kristi Hoffman

Let’s Move Program Battles Childhood Obesity at an Early Age - Nov 30, 2017 01:19PM

Let’s Move Pittsburgh, a local initiative modeled after a national program initially spearheaded by Michelle Obama to curb childhood obesity, promotes healthy choices and behaviors at an ... Read More » 

 

Bullseye LumberjAxes Brings Competitive Axe Throwing to the Burgh - Nov 30 2017 0119PM

Bullseye! LumberjAxes Brings Competitive Axe Throwing to the ‘Burgh - Nov 30, 2017 01:19PM

The first time you raise an axe over your head to throw it at a target, a number of thoughts run through your head. Read More » 

 

Northland Library Building All-inclusive Learning Garden  - Nov 30 2017 0120PM

Northland Library Building All-inclusive Learning Garden - Nov 30, 2017 01:20PM

Despite the fact that it’s winter, Northland Public Library Foundation is focused on this upcoming summer as they conclude their capital campaign to build an outdoor educational space. Read More » 

 

Local Couple Ends Up with Furry Reward while Taking Part in Hurricane Relief - Nov 30 2017 0120PM

Local Couple Ends Up with Furry Reward while Taking Part in Hurricane Relief - Nov 30, 2017 01:20PM

On Sept. 6, Hurricane Irma made landfall in the U.S. Virgin Islands, causing incredible devastation on the islands of St. John and St. Thomas. Read More » 

 

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