Mover & Shaker

Mary Casamassa

By Paula Green        Amateur boxing is not about knocking your opponent out; rather, the focus of each contest is to score as many cumulative points as possible. This month we are introducing a local teen who is a familiar face on the amateur boxing circuit.

The Benefits of Honey

   By Joella Baker  As an individual suffering from multiple autoimmune diseases, I am always looking for natural ways to control inflammation in my body and stay healthy. One of these ways is by eating honey on a daily basis.  

Real Estate

Flipping Houses Without Flipping Out 

 You’ve probably seen television programs or heard real estate moguls touting “flipping houses” as a means to make a profit in the real estate market. Flipping a house is when a person buys a house at below-market value, invests money in the property to repair and/or update it, and then sells it at a profit. […]

Business Spotlight

Business Spotlight: Waffles, INCaffeinated

If the lines out the door are any indication, Waffles, INCaffeinated is doing something right. The breakfast eatery opened last November at 10339 Perry Highway in Wexford, in the shopping plaza in front of North Allegheny High School. This is the third location; others are located in Beaver and on the South Side, and another […]

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The November and December issues of Northern Connection Magazine will feature a special Holiday Section!   This is a great opportunity to highlight your holiday event, sale, open house and more in this special section! Discounted rates are available! Call 724-940-2444 and ask for Mary or Laura. Email – northcon@consolidated.net and simply ask for our special […]

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Cover Stories

Shady Side Academy’s McIlroy Center for Science and Innovation

Taking Science Education to a New Level Shady Side Academy is taking science education to a whole new level with the construction of the McIlroy Center for Science and Innovation on its 130-acre Senior School campus in Fox Chapel. The 22,000-square-foot, Gold LEED-certified building is scheduled to open in Fall 2018.

Dr. Chufo’s Weight Loss and Wellness Program

Safe Simple Sustainable Losing weight is the second most popular subject discussed in casual social settings, with weather coming in first. What does this say about the interests that are shared by the majority of people in modern times? It says that we, as a society, are unhappy and are constantly searching for the ultimate […]

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