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In This Issue October 2020

Sep 30, 2020 10:59AM ● By North Hills Monthly magazine
Second shift of League volunteers counting out voter registration forms to go to 158 food pantries in Allegheny County in September Kathy Herbst Cynthia Cominsky Annette Buranosky and Christine Peters

Voting During the Pandemic Means Planning Ahead

Eileen Olmsted is passionate about voting.


pPOP members Alok Shah Morgan Nash Jess Daninhirsch Samantha Podnar and Coleman Walshbrp

Polar Opposite Project Encourages Conversations Between Those with Contrary Opinions

There’s no doubt that in today’s society, people with opposing viewpoints are getting further and further away from finding a middle ground. Read More » 


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Cybersecurity a Major Concern as Students Learn Online

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, millions of students have started their 2020-21 school year as remote learners, either opting for a complete distance-learning model or a hybrid option. Read More » 


Glenshaw Century Club Makes Caring Bears for Shaler Kindergartners

Glenshaw Century Club Makes Caring Bears for Shaler Kindergartners

Even though the new school year just kicked off in September, it’s already been a challenge for kids and parents, who are having to adjust to a new way of doing things during the pandemic. Read More » 


Preparing for the Flu During a Pandemic

Preparing for the Flu During a Pandemic

Most of us are still adjusting to the idea of living with a pandemic. And now, here comes the flu. Read More » 


From left Melanie Ongchin MD Samer Tohme MD and David Geller MD

Taking Liver Cancer Surgery to New Levels

At UPMC Passavant–McCandless, advanced robotic-assisted technology is changing liver cancer treatment. Surgeons can now remove liver tumors in an extremely precise, minimally invasive pro... Read More » 


Crisis Center Norths Role More Important than Ever During Pandemic

Crisis Center North’s Role More Important than Ever During Pandemic

Every October, Domestic Violence Awareness Month focuses attention on the millions of victims of domestic violence in America. Read More » 


A Pandemic Bright Side for Sellers Housing Market Keeps Heating Up

A Pandemic Bright Side for Sellers: Housing Market Keeps Heating Up

Choosing the perfect home for a family used to be easy enough. A family of four could pick a three- or four-bedroom house, giving everyone ample space, right? Read More » 


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Consider Your Options When Leaving Pets Home for the Holidays

The holidays are coming up, and while you may be planning a trip to visit friends or family, other loved ones might need to stay at home. Read More » 


Photo courtesy Enchanted Olive

International Food Markets Provide Delicious Opportunity to Explore Different Cultures’ Cuisine

Pittsburgh has always been a melting pot, and with this mix of different cultures comes the opportunity to be introduced to a range of delectable foods from pierogies to panetonne to hand... Read More »