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New or Native Plants — Which is Best?

Sep 30, 2014 ● By Denise Schreiber

When do we decide that something is native? After five years, 25 years, 100 years or longer? There is no defining time that makes something truly native.

Cut Energy Costs by Winterizing Your Home

Sep 30, 2014 ● By Clare Heekin Lynch

If we get another winter like this past season, you’ll need to properly prepare your home in order to protect it from the harsh elements and save yourself a little cash along the way.

It’s Leaf Peeping Season!

Sep 30, 2014 ● By Larry Richert

Every year the leaves change and reveal an array of color in a spectacular fashion that is envied and emulated by poets and artists.

Breast Cancer Awareness Important Year-round

Sep 30, 2014 ● By Hilary Daninhirsch

It’s October, and although fall colors abound, don’t forget to wear pink in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

La Roche College Opens Field of Dreams

Sep 30, 2014 ● By Vanessa Orr

“It is not a cliché to say that this complex is, indeed, a ‘field of dreams’ for La Roche College."

Student Exchange Programs Provide Immersion into Different Cultures

Sep 30, 2014 ● By Shelly Tower Rushe

There are many advantages to taking part in a student exchange program.

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.

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