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North Hills Monthly

In This Issue January 2020

Dec 31, 2019 01:23PM ● By North Hills Monthly magazine

The Legacy Theatre

The Legacy Theatre

The Legacy Theatre is the Hottest Ticket in Town!

The Legacy Theatre: Great Performances, Great Venue Close to Home Read More » 

 

Photo courtesy of Anthology of McCandless

Range of Senior Living Options Designed to Meet Residents’ Unique Needs

Mom can no longer manage her four-bedroom house with its large lawn and upkeep. Dad is getting forgetful and can’t safely live alone. Read More » 

 

Joy through Dance Program Spreading Cheer at St Barnabas

Joy through Dance Program Spreading Cheer at St. Barnabas

The Alzheimer’s Association, Pittsburgh Ballroom and St. Barnabas Memory Care (SBHS) recently formed a partnership to provide a unique dancing program for St. Barnabas residents called th... Read More » 

 

Allegheny Health Network

Treating Concussions Quickly Key to Better Outcomes

Danielle Fagan of Cranberry didn’t even know she had a concussion—until the next day. Read More » 

 

Franklin Park Volunteer Fire Company on the job

Local Fire Companies Amping Up Recruitment to Deal with Shortage of Volunteer Firefighters

Leaving in the middle of a daughter’s championship soccer match to fight a fire. Waking up in the dead of night to leave a warm bed to go out into the cold to save a home. Read More » 

 

Photo courtesy Shady Side Academy

Senior Graduation Projects Give Students a Sense of Purpose while Learning New Skills

A senior graduation project is a way to apply skills, or learn new skills, outside of a traditional classroom setting that will be useful upon graduation. Read More » 

 

The LIGHT Center

LIGHT Founder Educates Students, Public on Holocaust, Genocide and Human Rights Issues

Nick Haberman, a Social Studies teacher at Shaler Area Senior High School, was honored when he won the Holocaust Educator of the Year award in 2018, but even more so, he was motivated. Read More » 

 

Zeke Stroupe with his class

Seneca Valley Holds Holocaust Immersion Day to Make History Real for Students

It can be difficult to make history come to life for students, particularly when it doesn’t seem to touch their own lives. Read More » 

 

Photo courtesy AW Beattie Career Center

Local Trade Schools Striving to Fill Shortage of Skilled Workers

Society needs them to survive, but there is a shortage of skilled workers in the trades, and that shortage could get even worse. Read More » 

 

Heinz Hall

DOORS OPEN Pittsburgh Provides Insider Access to City Buildings

Did you ever wander by a building and wonder what’s inside? Or admire an edifice’s architecture and wish you knew more about it? Read More » 

 

Cranberrys Wine n Shine Palooza

Winter Wine Events Provide Reason to Get Out of the House

If you’re a wine enthusiast, you’re in luck this winter, as you’ll have your choice of numerous wine festivals and events scattered throughout the region. Read More » 

 

Beat the Winter Blues by APPreciating All the Season Has to Offer

Beat the Winter Blues by APPreciating All the Season Has to Offer

As holiday magic fades into the background for another year, “Jack Frost nipping at your nose” begins to seem a little less charming. Read More » 

 

Pet Owners Exploring CBD as Treatment for Anxiety Inflammation in Animals

Pet Owners Exploring CBD as Treatment for Anxiety, Inflammation in Animals

The CBD explosion has been in the news for a while, but recently, there has been a rise in the therapeutic use of CBD products for pets. Read More » 

 

Wade Caruso works with Liz Perkins center and Lisa Zourelias

Coffin-making Class Provides Peace of Mind to Makers

Talking to Liz Perkins as she confidently hammers nails into a knotty pine board, you might not realize that she’s never done any woodworking before. Read More » 

 

McFadden Ward House Photo courtesy the Mamie McFaddin Ward Heritage Foundation

Beaumont, Texas Intriguing Mix of Architecture, Outdoors, Oil History and More

One of the first descriptions I heard about Beaumont, TX, is that it’s like gumbo—a little bit of everything all mixed together. Read More »