Mover & Shaker of the Month

Mallory Gurney

      For the second year in a row, a Blessed Francis Seelos Academy faculty member has been awarded the Golden Apple Award, the ultimate educator’s award in the Diocese of Pittsburgh. Mrs. Mallory Gurney is among this year’s recipients. She was honored with an inscribed golden apple, certificate and a monetary gift from Bishop David Zubik. Last year, the principal, Mr. Robert […]

Health & Wellness

Pump Up Your Lungs

Get ready for the Cold and Flu Season…and COVID  Since breathing just happens without thinking about it, we can take it for granted.  You may not realize the importance of lung health until you have experienced a hard time breathing or get conditions such as, asthma, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), or lung cancer.  Your lungs provide you oxygen as you breathe in, and, just […]

Support our Troops

Focus on the Family 

Now that summer is nearing its end and the kids are back in school, it’s time to focus on the family. Service members greatly rely on the support that they receive from their loved ones. This month, we will take a look at a few resources available to military families.  According to the Military Child […]

Business Spotlight

Tricycle Learning Company

“Tricycle Learning Company is amazing.  They helped my son improve his SAT score and tutored him and assisted with college applications.  My son has been offered numerous scholarships.”~Joella Baker from Get Fit Families in Zelienople, Pa. Back to School is quickly approaching, and Tricycle Learning Company offers families ways to prepare and adapt by getting […]

Cover Stories

Passavant Hospital Foundation celebrating 40 years

Passavant Hospital Foundation has been supporting UPMC Passavant and providing free outreach, health and wellness programs throughout the community since 1981. CLICK HERE to read the entire article.

It’s All Here: The Power of Partnership

UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital and UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh are renowned for their state-of-the-art care and world-class specialists. New partnerships with UPMC Passavant now bring more of that trusted expertise closer to home for the communities north of Pittsburgh. CLICK HERE to read more about this partnership.

Genesis Medical Associates

Providing optimal medical care during a healthcare pandemic. Genesis Medical Associates is an independent group of primary care physicians with practices located throughout the North Hills of Pittsburgh.  The organization was founded in 1995, when six independent primary care practices came together with a singular vision of providing the highest quality healthcare. CLICK HERE to […]

Check out our Upcoming Special Issues

Coming in October

The October issue of Northern Connection Magazine will highlight the area’s leading health care facilities, doctors & businesses that specialize in Women’s Health & Wellness. If you would like to see your business, practice, Doctors and/or health care professionals featured in this issue, call (724)940-2444 or email