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North Hills Monthly

In This Issue, January 2019

Dec 31, 2018 09:54PM ● By North Hills Monthly magazine
Jewish Hearts for Pittsburgh Remind All that Love Wins

Jewish Hearts for Pittsburgh Remind All that Love Wins

Pittsburgh as we knew it was forever changed on Oct. 27, 2018 when a gunman killed 11 innocent people as they were worshiping at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Squirrel Hill. Read More » 

 

CCAC Innovation Lab Celebrates One Year of Successful Connections

CCAC Innovation Lab Celebrates One Year of Successful Connections

The CCAC Innovation Lab at CCAC’s North Campus is a place for project-based learning, for collaboration with industry leaders, for exploration of the latest technologies, and for meeting ... Read More » 

 

Working in an outdoor classroom photo courtesy of Allegheny County Parks

Parks to Schools/Schools to Parks Program Brings the Outside In

It isn’t always easy or even possible to take children out of the classroom for field trips, but that doesn’t mean children can’t experience unique, hands-on learning experiences. Read More » 

 

Mathnasium

Help for High Schoolers: Tutoring and Enrichment Can Keep Kids on Track for Success

Whether students are struggling to keep up, looking for enrichment or preparing for SAT and Advanced Placement exams, tutoring and learning centers may be the answer to reducing academic ... Read More » 

 

Later School Start Times Showing Numerous Benefits

Later School Start Times Showing Numerous Benefits

If you’re the parent of a teenager, you know how difficult it can be to get them out of bed—especially to make it on time to school in the morning. Read More » 

 

Learning sign language at the Western PA School for the Deaf

Interest in American Sign Language on the Increase

The National Center for Health Statistics estimates that 28 million Americans (about 10 percent of the population) have some degree of hearing loss. Read More » 

 

Pittsburgh Penguins Diaper Drive

Western Pennsylvania Diaper Bank Helps Keep Babies Safe, Dry and Healthy

Many of us don’t realize just how quickly the cost of diapers can add up, especially when you consider that the average infant or toddler requires 50 diaper changes per week for the first... Read More » 

 

Christopher Edwards MD William Saar DO Carl Hasselman MD and Alex Kline MD with UPMC Orthopaedic Care  Not pictured Stephen Conti MD MaCalus Hogan MD and Alan Yan MD

Beating Achilles Tendonitis

Everything you need to know about this common ankle injury Read More » 

 

Free and Discounted Transportation Options Help Seniors Get Out of the House

Free and Discounted Transportation Options Help Seniors Get Out of the House

Many of us take for granted that when we want to go somewhere, we can just get in the car, call Uber or Lyft, or hop on a bus to take us to a new destination. Read More » 

 

A senior student attending class at La Roche College

Discount Can Help Seniors Save on a Wealth of Items

While most may grumble about growing older, there are also advantages—cost saving advantages. Read More » 

 

Photo courtesy of The Relaxed Tourist

Senior Travel Options Take the Work and Worry Out of Planning

Traveling can be great fun and educational as well, but it can also be incredibly exhausting and overwhelming. Read More » 

 

The University of Pittsburghs rain garden

Pitt Sustainability Plan Focuses on Stewardship, Exploration and Community

Climate change is a (pardon the pun) hot topic in politics today, but politics aside, many individuals, institutions and government entities are trying to do something about it. Read More » 

 

St Andrews Castle

Motorcoach Tour Provides Easy, Comfortable Way to Explore Scotland

I’m a pretty independent traveler; my ideal trip is hopping in my Jeep, Lucille, and taking off on backroads to find somewhere I’ve never explored before. Read More »