Matt Scoletti – Living on the Flipside 

By Janice Lane Palko  Singer Joni Mitchell sang these lyrics: I’ve looked at life from both sides now. Matt Scoletti, 35, from Gibsonia could have easily sung those words. In October 2011, he saw the underbelly of life as an alcoholic. “I was an alcoholic from the ages of 18-27,” said Matt, who grew up in […]

Military Friendly Educational Institutions 

By Paula Green           It is back to school time!  There are thousands of military servicemen and women who return home from active duty and decide to further their education. Fortunately, there are over 11,000 higher educational institutions that are recognized as being military-friendly. These facilities support active-duty members, veterans, spouses, dependents of deceased veterans in any of the […]

Having the Talk

It may feel a bit awkward or intimidating, but the benefits of having The Talk with a friend or loved one far outweigh the “icky” factor. Opening a conversation about how medical marijuana treatment can be beneficial for a friend or loved one is often the first step for treating a medical condition and providing […]

The Creation of America 

By Weston Waite   The month of July figures prominently in our nation’s history, but August does as well. Coincidentally, some of the most important written when conceiving our nation were all created in the month of August, amazing right? Do you remember these from your history class?    The Declaration of Independence (1776) Anyone who celebrates the Fourth of July, should know what the Declaration of Independence is. […]

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21st Annual Doctors & Health Care Professionals Guide

The July issue of Northern Connection Magazine will feature our 2019 Doctors & Health Care Professionals Guide! This guide gives the area health care professionals a chance to inform our readers about what you offer and more about you and your practice! Make sure to reserve your space today!  The 2019 Doctors & Health Care […]

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The Little Sister of the Poor—Celebrating 150 Years in America!

On August 30, 2018, the Little Sisters of the Poor, an international Roman Catholic congregation of religious women, kicked off a jubilee year marking the 150th anniversary of their community’s arrival in the United States

Genesis Medical Associates

We have reached the end of a very bumpy road for those waiting out the Highmark vs. UPMC health care dispute. In June of 2019, the state-legislated consent decree between the two Pittsburgh health care giants expired.  However, at the 11th hour, the state attorney general’s office brokered a new deal between the two healthcare […]

Allegent Community Federal Credit Union—Everything You Need and More!

For most people, if you have a stake in something, you tend to care more for that thing and work to make it successful. That holds true for financial institutions as well and is the primary difference between a bank and a credit union. Like banks, credit unions are financial institutions, but unlike them, it […]