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In This Issue, October 2018

Sep 30, 2018 06:22PM ● By North Hills Monthly magazine
Oakland Catholic students collaborating in a Physics Lab

Spirituality, Scholarship and Service Integral to Oakland Catholic Education - Sep 30, 2018 05:57PM

Many students enter high school with the end goal of getting into good colleges and going on to successful careers. Read More » 


First-year students prepare to present their class resolutions during Thiel Colleges opening convocation ceremony The annual tradition welcomes the first-year students into the Thiel College community Photo courtesy Thiel College

Local Schools Focusing on Recruiting, Retaining Diverse Student Population - Sep 30, 2018 05:56PM

The faces that one sees in the student populations of local schools, colleges and universities have become more diverse in the past few decades, and this is a welcome change for these ins... Read More » 


Pitt Dining Services and  Real Food Challenge Promote Healthy Student Eating - Sep 30 2018 0556PM

Pitt Dining Services and Real Food Challenge Promote Healthy Student Eating - Sep 30, 2018 05:56PM

“Make good choices” is the advice that many parents give to their newly minted college freshmen as they drop them off at their college dorms. Read More » 


Clarion University students

Career Counselors Help Students Prepare for Employment - Sep 30, 2018 05:54PM

Return on investment is a key concern in higher education today. Read More » 


Duquesne University Veterans Center veteran Mark Smith Photo by Robert Woodside

Local Colleges and Universities Helping Veterans Transition to Academic Life - Sep 30, 2018 05:56PM

Connor Green knew he that was going to serve in the Army after he graduated from Hampton High School in 2011. Read More » 


The Giel Family Jackie Ed president  owner of Thomas V Giel Garage Doors and daughter Candice vice-president and co-owner

Opening the Door to Updated Style - Sep 30, 2018 05:53PM

Pinterest abounds with creative—and often pricey—ideas for renovating kitchens and bathrooms. Read More » 


What to Know When Youre Looking for New Windows - Sep 30 2018 0555PM

What to Know When You’re Looking for New Windows - Sep 30, 2018 05:55PM

It’s not every day that you buy windows for your home; in fact, many people will only make this purchase once in their lifetimes. Read More » 


Let Home ImprovementOrganization Apps Help Make Your Space a Refuge - Sep 30 2018 0554PM

Let Home Improvement/Organization Apps Help Make Your Space a Refuge - Sep 30, 2018 05:54PM

Making a house, condo, apartment or dorm room feel like home comes more easily for some than others. Read More » 


A row of PHLF-restored houses on Jeanette Street in the Hamnett Place neighborhood a National Register-listed Historic District in Wilkinsburg

PHLF Adding to Quality of Life by Preserving, Restoring Historic Buildings - Sep 30, 2018 05:54PM

If you’ve been in Pittsburgh long, you’ve probably seen a Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation plaque posted on a building, acknowledging its historical significance. Read More » 


Photo courtesy of Zombies of the Corn

Zombies, Pumpkins, Mazes and More Make for Fun Halloween - Sep 30, 2018 05:57PM

As Halloween approaches, fear-filled fun is gearing up around the Pittsburgh region. Read More » 


THE GLOW A Jack oLantern Experience Comes to Hartwood - Sep 30 2018 0557PM

THE GLOW: A Jack o’Lantern Experience Comes to Hartwood - Sep 30, 2018 05:57PM

The fall festival coming to Hartwood Acres this October can only be described in glowing terms. Read More » 


Riverstone Books

Independent Bookstores Experiencing a Renaissance - Sep 30, 2018 05:55PM

There may not be as many as in the past, but independent bookstores are alive and well in the Pittsburgh area. Read More » 


Looking up at the Mile-High Swinging Bridge on Grandfather Mountain which is 5280 feet above sea level

Boone, NC–Home to the Mile-High Swinging Bridge–Takes Travelers to New Heights - Sep 30, 2018 05:55PM

Teetering 5,280 feet above sea level on a swinging bridge as the wind whipped past me, I have to say that the views from the top of Grandfather Mountain in Boone, NC, were awe-inspiring. Read More » 


Wheek Care Guinea Pig Rescue Finds Homes for Abandoned Pets - Sep 30 2018 0555PM

Wheek Care Guinea Pig Rescue Finds Homes for Abandoned Pets - Sep 30, 2018 05:55PM

When most people think about adopting a rescue animal, they think about dogs and cats. But there are other animals that need help as well, including abandoned guinea pigs. Read More »