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North Hills Monthly

In This Issue, August 2018

Jul 31, 2018 03:04PM ● By North Hills Monthly magazine
The 45 million Haer Family Science and Arts Connector adds nearly 8000 square feet of classroom lab and collaborative space at Thiel College The new facility along with four new programs are all part of the positive momentum at the leading liberal arts college in Mercer County

New Thiel College Programs, Facilities Help Students Reach Full Potential - Jul 31, 2018 02:23PM

There are many reasons why students choose to attend Thiel College—some are attracted to its reputation as a leading liberal arts college, and others to the fact that it features a small,... Read More » 


Hampton Township School District administrators and Hampton Township police officers going through a mock drill during ALICE training

School Safety a Priority for Local Districts - Jul 31, 2018 02:20PM

School safety is on everyone’s mind, and understandably so. Read More » 


Local Colleges and Universities Seeing Impressive Increase in Online Learners - Jul 31 2018 0222PM

Local Colleges and Universities Seeing Impressive Increase in Online Learners - Jul 31, 2018 02:22PM

We do everything else online—shop, read, order food—so why not attend college? Read More » 

AW Beattie Career Center

Trading on a Good Education - Jul 31, 2018 02:20PM

The most recent information from the Bureau of Labor Statistics has unemployment in the Pittsburgh region at 4.1 percent—the lowest unemployment in a decade. Read More » 


Master Gardeners Share Knowledge Love of Plants at Demonstration Garden - Jul 31 2018 0222PM

Master Gardeners Share Knowledge, Love of Plants at Demonstration Garden - Jul 31, 2018 02:22PM

North Hills’ gardeners have a wonderful resource located practically in their backyard. Read More » 


Vicary Mansion Showcases History Architecture - Jul 31 2018 0221PM

Vicary Mansion Showcases History, Architecture - Jul 31, 2018 02:21PM

Beaver County’s Vicary Mansion is a portal into the area’s history and provides visitors the opportunity to take a step back in time to behold its anachronistic, Federal architectural style. Read More » 


Sierra Downing outside the familys rental

Local Travelers Find A Lot to Like with Airbnb - Jul 31, 2018 02:20PM

Just as Uber has changed the transportation industry, Airbnb has changed the hotel industry. Read More » 


Co sem Plumas

Pittsburgh International Festival of Firsts Seeks to Unite Divided World - Jul 31, 2018 02:19PM

The Pittsburgh International Festival of Firsts kicks off on Friday, Sept. 21 and lasts through Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018. Read More » 


Kayak Pittsburgh

Experience the Fun of Pittsburgh from the Water - Jul 31, 2018 02:21PM

The beautiful Allegheny River stretches 352 miles from Potter County in northern Pennsylvania to downtown Pittsburgh, where it eventually unites with the Monongahela River to form the Ohi... Read More » 


The Pittsburgher 100 at PPMC Photo courtesy of Steve Skarupa

Local Speedways Offer Revved-up, Affordable Family Fun - Jul 31, 2018 02:18PM

While stock car racing grew out of bootlegging Appalachian whiskey during Prohibition, today the sport offers family-friendly entertainment for racing enthusiasts of all ages. Read More » 


Totally 80s band members

Still Rockin’ (after all these years) - Jul 31, 2018 02:18PM

People who love playing music often find themselves jamming with friends, and in some cases, may even put a band together. Read More » 


Johnny Angel

Johnny Angel’s Ginchy Stuff and Music Museum Celebrates Rock-n-Roll Icons - Jul 31, 2018 02:21PM

At the age of 15, most kids can only dream about what they want to become. Read More » 


Laying down the law during the Eliot Ness Fest

Coudersport, PA’s Eliot Ness Fest Celebrates Famous G-Man and More - Jul 31, 2018 02:22PM

Pennsylvania is home to a lot of unique festivals, and the Eliot Ness Fest, held for the first time this July in Coudersport, PA, is now one of them. Read More » 


Hoyt Center to Host Arts on the Riverwalk - Jul 31 2018 0219PM

Hoyt Center to Host Arts on the Riverwalk - Jul 31, 2018 02:19PM

New Castle, our neighbor to the north in Lawrence County, may not be on your regular weekend travel radar. Read More »