Mover & Shaker of the Month

Joe Welch   National History Teacher of the Year           “I learned from my own teachers that the best teaching environments are ones in which students enjoy learning. I want students to have a smile on their face, to be challenged to insert themselves into the stories that they are learning about and to experience the emotion […]

Three Rivers Adoption Council Making Changes 

For 39 years, Three Rivers Adoption Council has served as Pennsylvania’s foremost resource for foster care, adoption services, adoption information, referral services, support and education. To maintain its status as the highest quality provider of innovative family-focused adoption services, it is making some changes as it heads into its 40th year. 

Mad about plaid 

     It seems like cool weather and plaid prints were made for each other!  I love a plaid print just as much as the next girl, but I don’t want to relegate my penchant for plaid to a single flannel shirt. I especially love anything in a red plaid, even if it’s suggests a strapping paper towel lumberjack. I can’t get enough of it! This […]

The 38th Annual WPXI Holiday Parade

It’s that time of year again — The 38th Annual WPXI Holiday Parade Presented by Neighborhood Ford Store will take place on Saturday, Nov. 24, from 9-11 a.m. in the heart of downtown Pittsburgh. The parade will be broadcasted live on Channel 11 and streamed on Facebook Live. Local celebrities, talented singers and dancers, marching bands, festive floats, billowing balloons and more will […]

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2018 Holiday Gift Guide

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Solevo Wellness – The Standard in Medical Marijuana

Allegheny County’s First Medical Marijuana Dispensary Provides Relief for Patients Jackson’s Pointe Plaza Location Opening this Month For more information on Solevo Wellness, visit the website at: As the adage goes, “You never know until you try,” but when it came to obtaining relief with medical marijuana, patients were not even able to try […]

Oakland Catholic: Creating Empowered Leaders 

Academic excellence. Global experiences. State-of-the-art technology. Athletics for everyone. All wrapped in a commitment to spirituality-in-action that inspires tomorrow’s leaders.   These are the pillars of education at Oakland Catholic High School, and for the school’s students, parents, faculty and leadership, these pillars are essential to creating empowered leaders. 

Celebrating a Legacy of Caring for hospital patients and their families

Through its community initiatives, Passavant Hospital Foundation ensures patients and their families receive the utmost care, inside and outside the hospital  Patient Assistance Fund  A prolonged illness can drain a patient’s finances. A breast cancer patient, for example, can expect to spend $500 out-of-pocket for monthly medications to prevent blood clots and another $200 per month […]