Mover & Shaker

Mover & Shaker of the Month: Samantha Goetz 

By Paula Green         A teenage girl’s surgical experience has persuaded her to seek a medical career path. Two years ago, Shaler Area High School sophomore Samantha Goetz, 16, underwent a nine-hour spinal fusion and stabilization surgery to correct severe scoliosis.  

Wayne Homes

It’s hard to build your dream home when your builder only gives you several floorplans to choose from, but at Wayne Homes, with their 50-customizable floor plans, you don’t have to fit your dream house into a builder’s mold.

Real Estate

FSBO: A Road Filled With Pot Holes 

 FSBO means For Sale by Owner, and it’s the “road less traveled” by homeowners bent on selling a home as economically as possible. It does seem to make common sense. It’s the homeowner who knows their own home best. Why lose any part of the sale proceeds to some real estate agent?    The latest sampling from the NAR (National Association of Realtors) shows […]

Business Spotlight

Business Spotlight: John Craig Bookkeeping & Taxes 

A small business must be mindful of its bottom line. Often to keep within a budget, a business owner will try to save some pennies by handling some of the day-to-day tasks of conducting business by themselves. That may be fine for some aspects of a business such as handling correspondence or ordering supplies, but for other areas, that do-it-yourself attitude can be an invitation […]

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Cover Stories

Passavant Hospital Foundation

 Passavant Hospital Foundation: A legacy of caring, a commitment to excellence Passavant Hospital Foundation plays a vital role in making UPMC Passavant a world-class hospital in our backyard, advancing the health and wellness of the North Hills through education, outreach and grant-making

CWNC Prepares Students for Life Through Career Development Program

  By Lisa Logan As high schools increasingly place emphasis on preparing students for post-secondary education and their future careers, a growing number of teachers are fusing classroom learning with hands-on experience. At Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic (CWNC), Jennifer Parsons, program manager of the Career Development Program, combines academics with career exploration.

Genesis Medical Associates, Inc

Genesis Medical Associates, established in 1995, is the largest, independent, primary-care practice in the North Hills.  As a physician-owned independent practice, Genesis Medical Associates accepts all major insurance plans and is committed to providing the highest quality patient care even as healthcare throughout the Pittsburgh region goes through a transformation.