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New & Notable, July 2015

New & Notable spotlights the accomplishments of those living & working in the North Hills, from new business hires to award-winning students.

Spread of Ticks Means Greater Chance of Contracting Lyme Disease

A new study has found blacklegged ticks present in all 67 counties in Pennsylvania, which means the risk of contracting tick-borne illnesses, including Lyme disease, is greater than ever.

Community Guide: Cranberry Township

Named after the wild cranberries that used to grow along Brush Creek when early settlers arrived in the late 1700s, Cranberry became one of Butler County’s 13 townships in 1804.

Community Guide: Franklin Park

Nestled away in the northwestern corner of Allegheny County is a community that has been named as one of the best – and safest – places to live by Money Magazine.

Community Guide: Zelienople

Zelienople, which lives up to its official motto as “a modern place with an old-fashioned grace,” is lauded repeatedly by locals for retaining its small-town feel.

Community Guide: Harmony Borough

With an area covering less than a square mile and a population of approximately 900 people, Harmony offers an amazing assortment of cultural experiences for visitors and residents alike.

Community Guide: Marshall Township

Western Pennsylvania’s Marshall Township is a mix of beautiful residential and industrial areas; great parks and trails; and a variety of shopping, dining, and entertainment choices.

UPMC Passavant Spine Center to Provide Medical and Surgical Interventions Under One Roof

The UPMC Passavant Spine Center, which will begin seeing patients this August, has been designed to provide patients with a comfortable, convenient option for high-quality care.

Riders Taking to the Road on One Wheel

Once primarily undertaken by circus clowns and acrobats, unicycling is now becoming a popular sport among athletes of all ages but the coordination and balance required is no simple feat.

Annual Regatta at Lake Arthur Boasts World Championship Events

If you’re looking for something to do outdoors the first weekend of August, then go no further than the 17th annual Regatta at Lake Arthur.

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