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North Hills Monthly

In This Issue, August 2019

Jul 30, 2019 10:20AM ● By North Hills Monthly magazine
At the Duquesne Innovation Carnival youth experiment with coding Sphere through an obstacle course

Remake Learning Redesigning Educational Experiences

It’s all in the name—Remake Learning is redefining what it means to learn. Read More » 

 

Photo courtesy  Northland Public Library

Little Free Libraries Promote Love of Reading

Susan Claus enjoyed watching her father read late at night when she was a child. Read More » 

 

Kids experiment in the Fab Lab at the Carnegie Science Center

Fab Lab Promotes Innovation, Invention Outside the Classroom

What makes the Fab Lab brand special is the concept behind it: it is open source technology with equitable access to the tools. Read More » 

 

Sensory Gardens Provide Opportunity for All to Enjoy the Outdoors

Sensory Gardens Provide Opportunity for All to Enjoy the Outdoors

Everyone loves a garden, but for people with sensory processing issues, the right type of garden can be a godsend. Read More » 

 

Informed Consumers Research CBD Providers Products to Find the Right Fit

Informed Consumers Research CBD Providers, Products to Find the Right Fit

Becky Ridgeway was looking for relief from a hip injury and plantar fasciitis. When friends recommended CBD oil, she decided to give it a try. Read More » 

 

Virtual Medicine Provides Faster Easier Access to Care

Virtual Medicine Provides Faster, Easier Access to Care

There’s nothing worse than coming down with a massive case of poison ivy during the summer—except for having to take time to make a doctor’s appointment, leave work, sit in a waiting room... Read More » 

 

John Fowler MD and Christopher Schmidt MD UPMC Passavant

Helping Your Bones, Joints, and Muscles Perform Their Best at Every Age

UPMC Orthopaedic Care experts at UPMC Passavant apply the latest treatments, techniques, and state-of-the-art technologies to care—all focused on keeping area residents moving at every age. Read More » 

 

Unique Planning Issues Face Families of Children with Special Needs

Unique Planning Issues Face Families of Children with Special Needs

Parents never stop worrying about their children, and this is especially true in families that have children with special needs who might require ongoing care long after their parents are... Read More » 

 

Friends and family come from all over Pittsburgh to share food at The Longest Table

The Longest Table Fights Alzheimer’s While Honoring Longtime Friends

The Longest Table is one of the most fun, relaxed and casual fundraisers in the city, according to Joe Massaro III. Read More » 

 

Benedictine Sisters of Pittsburgh Celebrate 150 Years of Service

Benedictine Sisters of Pittsburgh Celebrate 150 Years of Service

The history of western Pennsylvania is closely intertwined with the history of the Benedictine Sisters of Pittsburgh. Read More » 

 

Gov Tom Wolf and Libre celebrate the passing of Libres Law

Two Years after Libre’s Law, PA Making Strides in Animal Protection

Two years ago in August, Libre’s Law, otherwise known as Comprehensive Animal Cruelty Act 10, was passed by the Pennsylvania Legislature. Read More » 

 

The city of Rochester was built around four waterfalls along the Genesee River which were used to power the flour mills in the early days of the city

Rochester, NY, the Perfect Place to Play

It’s not every day that you walk into a museum and see Captain America standing on top of a diner. Read More »