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North Hills Monthly

In This Issue, November 2019

Oct 31, 2019 05:06PM ● By North Hills Monthly magazine

UPMC Passavant – McCandless Emergency Department

Travel Tips to Help You Keep that Holiday Spirit

Travel Tips to Help You Keep that Holiday Spirit

Thanksgiving with cousins, aunts and uncles, Christmas with grandma and grandpa, Hanukkah with the in-laws—your family may be one of the millions traveling for the holidays. Read More » 

 

Recipe and Menu Planning Apps Make Meals a Little More Manageable

Recipe and Menu Planning Apps Make Meals a Little More Manageable

Planning special menus can be fun, but sometimes the unrelenting grind of weekly meal planning and shopping is less appealing. Read More » 

 

Oakmont Olive Oil Company

Put Thought into Personal Preferences When It Comes to Hostess Gifts

It is considered good etiquette to bring a host or hostess gift if you are invited as a guest to someone’s house for dinner, for a holiday or housewarming party, or if you are staying ove... Read More » 

 

Memorial Park High School IMPACT Mission Trip

Community Outreach an Important Part of Church Mission

Auto repair services, vegetables from gardens distributed or sold, painting houses and serving in mission projects both nationally and around the globe. Read More » 

 

Macik Custom Woodworking

For Custom-made, Quality Work, Hire a Carpenter

Carpentry is a multifaceted profession. From general carpenters to cabinetmakers to millworkers to coopers to lathers to floor coverers to framers, it takes a village to build, well, a vi... Read More » 

 

In a Heartbeat Teaming Up to Save a Heart Attack Patients Life

In a Heartbeat: Teaming Up to Save a Heart Attack Patient’s Life

High school teacher Mike Zdinak, 40, thought he was having indigestion or fighting off the flu when he stopped to pick up his daughter’s eyeglasses at Family Eye Care in McIntyre Square. Read More » 

 

Post-911 Vets Find Support through Its About the Warrior Foundation

Post-9/11 Vets Find Support through It’s About the Warrior Foundation

There are many organizations that assist veterans in various ways, but It’s About the Warrior Foundation (IATW) is a bit different than most—the nonprofit serves post-9/11 veterans from t... Read More » 

 

Customers Need to Do Their Research in Exploding CBD Market

Customers Need to Do Their Research in Exploding CBD Market

CBD—perhaps you’ve heard of it? If not, you must have been living in another dimension, because the CBD revolution is upon us. Read More » 

 

Innovative Telemedicine Program Allows New Moms to Monitor Hypertension at Home

Innovative Telemedicine Program Allows New Moms to Monitor Hypertension at Home

When Stephanie Schagrin’s baby was born at 31 weeks and was placed in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), her attention was focused on being there for her child. Read More » 

 

Kim-cheese grilled cheese Photo courtesy ShuBrew

Eateries, Customers Benefit from Sustainable Pittsburgh Restaurant Designation

When dining out, choosing a restaurant can come down to a number of factors from the type of food, to location, cost and style. Read More » 

 

Photos by Vanessa Orr

Beech Mountain’s Land of Oz a Rare Treat for Families, Movie Fanatics

I’ll admit that that to this day, I’m a Wizard of Oz fanatic. Read More » 

 

Members enjoying a day at the Carnegie Science Center

Friendship Circle Promotes Inclusivity for Kids of All Abilities

Since 2006, Friendship Circle in Squirrel Hill has been bringing teens and young adults with and without disabilities together for friendship and social activities. Read More » 

 

Photos courtesy GAP Relay

Great Allegheny Passage (GAP) Relay Exciting Challenge for Endurance Runners

Some friends attend sporting events together; others may shop or golf, while still others go on trips. And then there are those who run a 150-mile relay. Read More »