Annie Walton provides comfort for kids with cancer 

          Seneca Valley High School student Annie Walton, 18, is dedicated to her Comfort for Cancer senior project.  She has been making no-sew-tie blankets for young cancer patients at Children’s Hospital.          Thanks to the generous donations that her project has received, Annie has created 83 blankets that will be delivered to these hospitalized kids.  When she started crafting the blankets, her goal was to make 50; she has more than surpassed it. “When I first […]

Summer Camp Guide

2019 Camp Guide: Someone once said, “My years are divided into two seasons—camp and not camp.”  With summer camp season right around the corner, now is the time to find the perfect camp for your child so that they can make discoveries, make friends, and make this summer the best of their lives. Northern Connection […]

Families Are at the Heart of the Muscular Dystrophy Association 

For more than 65 years, the Muscular Dystrophy Association has been committed to saving and improving the lives of kids and adults living with muscular dystrophy and related life-threatening diseases. “We wake up every morning to create more hope and answers for families living with muscular dystrophy and related diseases that take away physical strength and mobility. We do […]

A Retired Naval Officer to Speak at a Commencement

Local Veterans Events  Veterans to be Honored and a New Housing Assistance for Homeless Veterans  By Paula Green           La Roche University will welcome a special military guest during its graduation ceremony on Saturday, May 11.  Cynthia B. Piccirilli M.D. will be the commencement speaker at the college’s graduation ceremony, which will take place at 10 a.m., in the Kerr Fitness & Sports Center.  […]

2019 Summer Camp Guide

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Dr. Bridget Chufo

Dr. Bridget Chufo has been coined the “Wise Woman of Weight Loss” for several reasons.  She is one of the few people in the country who actually studied and researched weight loss and obesity from the acclaimed New York and Duke Universities.  Since 1980, she has helped millions of people throughout the world lose weight and get a handle […]

Oxford Athletic Club—The Best by Design

If you could design your ideal fitness club, what would it be like? Would it have an attractive ambiance? Would it have the latest in fitness programs, equipment and facilities?  Would it have a professional, highly-trained staff? Would it be a place that you looked forward to visiting? If so, the newly renovated Oxford Athletic […]

Senior Living Just Got Smarter

Terrace Place at Vincentian set to open this spring Terrace Place at Vincentian Grand Opening Spring 2019 Terrace Place is… • a brand new 91-unit Independent Living community designed for active individuals and couples 55+ • conveniently located in the heart of McCandless at 9399 Babcock Blvd • a smarter choice in senior living, with […]