Dawn Gunning – Ovarian Cancer Survivor

By Paula Green   By Paula Green         September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month.  A Cranberry Township businesswoman was diagnosed with ovarian cancer several years ago.  Dawn Gunning was shocked when she was told the news, but she fought back and won the battle.  Now Dawn shares her story.

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 […]

The World of Mae

By Paula GreenAda Mae Grashow, 10, has Phelan McDermid Syndrome (PMS).  This rare genetic condition is caused by the deletion/mutation in the Shank 3 gene.  PMS has only been diagnosed globally in 1,800 people, and it causes life-long severe intellectual and physical disabilities.  It is often misdiagnosed as an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) since it […]

Business Spotlight: Premier Property Management Services

By Janice Lane Palko While many real estate firms mix leasing services into their operations as an afterthought, Premier Property Management Services (PPMS) is a full-service property management company that is committed to building long-term relationships with property owners, tenants and investors in Allegheny, Beaver, Butler, Lawrence and Mercer counties. They service commercial as well […]

2019 Summer Camp Guide

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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 […]