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Cyber Students Have Options When it Comes to Physical Education

Sep 30, 2014 ● By Hilary Daninhirsch

For children who are homeschooled, getting the requisite physical education may be more of a challenge without a regularly scheduled class.

Changes to GED Test Make it More Challenging

Sep 30, 2014 ● By Jill Cueni Cohen

The GED’s most recent change included doing away with the paper version in favor of current technology, one of the many deviations from the way the test has traditionally been administered.

What Does Mayor Peduto Have Planned for Pittsburgh?

Sep 30, 2014 ● By Jack Etzel

Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto has supporters and opponents agreeing on at least one thing: He is not your typical mayor.

On this anniversary of the founding of the United Nations, what’s the only country ever asked to leave the UN?

Sep 30, 2014 ● By Charles Reichblum

Of the 196 independent countries in the world today, only two others are not in the UN.

In This Issue, Sept. 2014

Aug 31, 2014 ● By Vanessa Orr

Fall home and garden help, wine tastings, repurposing & upcycling and more!

How Should Young Children Learn About 9/11?

Aug 29, 2014 ● By Jack Etzel

On this anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks, people will once again be gathering to commemorate and honor those who died. But how does one explain these horrors to children?

Middle School Team Brings Home First-place FIRSTLEGO Trophy

Aug 29, 2014 ● By Clare Heekin Lynch

While other kids their ages are playing athletics or becoming immersed in video games, a local robotics team surrounds themselves with motors, LEGO pieces and game plans.

Harmony Remembers Hurricane Ivan

Aug 29, 2014 ● By Jill Cueni Cohen

It’s been 10 years since Hurricane Ivan barreled into western Pennsylvania and caused flood waters to engulf the land surrounding the Connoquenessing River.

You’ve Come a Long Way, Pittsburgh

Aug 29, 2014 ● By Larry Richert

“Hell with the lid off!” That’s how 19th-century author James Parton described Pittsburgh back in its steelmaking heyday. Looking at photographs of that time period, it’s hard to argue.

Prepare Trees Now to Help Them Survive Long Winter

Aug 29, 2014 ● By Denise Schreiber

Just drive through any neighborhood after the leaves have fallen and you’ll see the damage wrought by improper pruning.

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