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North Hills Monthly

In This Issue, November 2018

Oct 31, 2018 10:11AM ● By North Hills Monthly Magazine
Homemade potato latkes a Chanukah tradition

Holiday Meals Bring People Together…No Matter What’s on the Menu

Every year, our family came back from wherever they were living—New York, New Orleans and Juneau, Alaska—to gather around the Thanksgiving table. Read More » 


Before and after photo courtesy of Method to the Madness

Decluttering for the Holidays

You cannot hide from the holidays or from your holiday guests. Read More » 


Double Wide Grill

Vegetarians and Vegans Have Wealth of Choices at Local Restaurants

Say “holiday meals,” and visions of golden turkeys, gorgeous standing rib roasts or crispy hams may come to mind. Read More » 


Have a hAPPier Holiday Coupon Apps Help Consumers Save Money

Have a hAPPier Holiday: Coupon Apps Help Consumers Save Money

Holiday shopping can wreak havoc on the monthly budget and leave consumers with debt and regret when the bills come due in January. Read More » 


Hallowed Grounds Coffee Roasterie

Local Coffee Shops Offer Connection, Community

How about a cuppa java? Cuppa Joe? Or maybe just a cuppa? Read More » 


Georges Al-Khoury MD and team discuss strategy for an upcoming procedure at UPMC Passavant

Clearing Arteries, Conquering Tumors from the Inside

At UPMC Passavant, vascular surgeons and interventional radiologists are using sophisticated technology and miniaturized instruments to navigate blood vessels, clear blockages, and treat ... Read More » 


Photo courtesy of Simply Sisters Photography

Seventh Annual Wig Out Benefits Young Adult Cancer Support

When a cancer patient loses his or her hair, it can be a startling and difficult experience that adds additional stress to an already rough situation. Read More » 


Medicare Questions Rife during Open Enrollment Period

Medicare Questions Rife during Open Enrollment Period

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you probably haven’t missed the fact that it’s the open enrollment period for Medicare. Read More » 


Kathy Hensler trains a couple of her clients at the Rose E Schneider Family YMCA in Cranberry

Hiring a Personal Trainer a Healthy Investment

Retirement was the perfect time for Debbie Madigan to get back into shape and lose the 40 pounds that she had put on while traveling for her busy job. Read More » 


Emergency Medical Technician EMT Chastity Mastandrea

A Day in the Life of an EMT

After getting her two sons off to school, Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Chastity Mastandrea makes a short commute to the Shaler Hampton EMS headquarters in Glenshaw to begin her 16-h... Read More » 


League of Women Voters Educates on Issues Promotes the Vote

League of Women Voters Educates on Issues, Promotes the Vote

The League of Women Voters was established in 1920, commensurate with the passage of the 19th Amendment, in which women finally were granted the right to vote after decades of fighting by... Read More » 


Things to Know Before Hiring Snow Removal Contractors

Things to Know Before Hiring Snow Removal Contractors

Boots, sweaters, and (everything) pumpkin spice are the official signs that fall is here. Read More » 


Fred Rogers Center at Saint Vincent College

Tie Those Tennies…and Take a Trip on the Fred Rogers Trail

No matter who wins on Election Day, there are people who aren’t going to be happy. Read More »