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In This Issue, January 2018

Jan 01, 2018 02:28PM ● Published by North Hills Monthly magazine

Sisters Mary Jane Pearson and Rose Marie Laverty

Family bonds are strong at UPMC Senior Communities - Jan 01, 2018 02:02PM

Maintaining close family relationships is an important aspect of UPMC Senior Communities’ commitment to the mission of improving and enriching the lives of its residents. Read More » 

 

Senior Olympians love the confidence and camaraderie that playing sports offers

Sports and Exercise Keeping Seniors Young, Social - Jan 01, 2018 02:02PM

The first time Hampton resident Rick “Tuna” Frederick walked through the doors at Fit 4 Boxing Club in Allison Park, he wasn’t expecting to return a second time. Read More » 

 

Hope Grows holding an aromatherapy session with caregivers at the Celebrating You Event

Who Cares for the Caregiver? - Jan 01, 2018 02:03PM

According to the National Alliance for Caregiving, there were more than 43.5 million unpaid caregivers in this country in 2015. Read More » 

 

Technology Helping Seniors Stay Independent - Jan 01 2018 0203PM

Technology Helping Seniors Stay Independent - Jan 01, 2018 02:03PM

Today, more than 50 million Americans are over the age of 65, and 10,000 more reach that age every day. Read More » 

 

A performance at the Pittsburgh Creative and Performing Arts School CAPA

Students Follow Passions in Creative and Performing Arts Schools - Jan 01, 2018 02:08PM

Despite living in a STEM-focused world, the arts are still a crucial part of education. Read More » 

 

For the sixth time in seven years the FINS Robotics team a group of middle and high school homeschoolers from the northern suburbs of Pittsburgh qualified for the BEST Robotics regional competition in North Dakota

Socialization Opportunities Abound for Homeschooled Students - Jan 01, 2018 02:05PM

Socialization. It’s often referred to as homeschooling’s “S” word. Read More » 

 

Shaler Art Students Creating Portraits for Children around the World - Jan 01 2018 0204PM

Shaler Art Students Creating Portraits for Children around the World - Jan 01, 2018 02:04PM

Through drawings, paintings, portraiture and more, artists use their skills to communicate ideas that are far larger than the canvases they create. Read More » 

 

The UNC campus

Southern Hospitality Alive and Well in Chapel Hill, NC - Jan 01, 2018 02:04PM

Sitting at a long table inside Mama Dip’s Kitchen in Chapel Hill, NC, I was reminded of how much I love southern cooking. Read More » 

 

The 2017 Womens March in Pittsburgh

What Constitutes Freedom of Speech? - Jan 01, 2018 02:04PM

The First Amendment is the bedrock on which all of our other freedoms are built. Read More » 

 

412 Food Rescue Fights Hunger While Helping Environment - Jan 01 2018 0205PM

412 Food Rescue Fights Hunger While Helping Environment - Jan 01, 2018 02:05PM

One in seven people in Allegheny County suffers from hunger, and one in four households with children experience food anxiety. Read More » 

 

Empty Bowls will take place March 18

Food Festivals Month by Month - Jan 01, 2018 02:08PM

Pittsburgh has earned a reputation as a foodie haven, and one of the reasons is that no matter what month it is, the city is somehow celebrating food. Read More » 

 

The Strand Theater

Local Theaters Offer Entertainment Close to Home - Jan 01, 2018 02:07PM

Back in March of 2001, North Hills’ resident Ron Carter didn’t start his day thinking that he would begin a charity to buy a run-down theater on the main street of Zelienople. Read More » 

 

Dr John Oshekas dog Sunny

Specially Trained Dogs Saving Lives, Providing Comfort to Those in Need - Jan 01, 2018 02:06PM

While dogs have earned the reputation of being man’s best friend, not all of them spend their lives just being lovable couch potatoes. Read More » 

 

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