Mover & Shaker of the Month: Michelle Kress

Team captain for Emma’s Army  By Paula Green          McIntyre Elementary second-grade teacher Michelle Kress made a commitment last year to help 13-year-old cancer patient Emma Mathieu. Emma, who is a seventh-grade student at Eden Christian Academy, was diagnosed last June with acute lymphoblastic leukemia. 

Support our Troops: Anthony “Tony” Iole 

By Paula Green             Germany started World War II by invading Poland on Sept. 1, 1939. The battle raged on for six long years, and on Sept. 2, 1945, Japan formally surrendered, which ended World War II. 

Happy New Year!  Walk your Way to a Healthy 2018 

BY:  Joella Baker  Every year I try to write an inspiring article to help you start the New Year off on the right track. We all want 2018 to be a great one for ourselves and our families. It isn’t easy to make the changes we need to.  We want to be healthier, we want to look […]

Declutter your closet fast for the New Year 

Kelly Smith        Another new year can mean a fresh start to everything. It’s like hitting the reset button on everything we wish we could change. Most of us set goals that we really want to try to accomplish (I’m talking to you, gym membership) but seldom stick with them. Instead of setting yourself up for a resolution doomsday, […]

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Vincentian Academy

In 1932, athletes from 17 countries competed in the third Winter Olympics; Amelia Earhart became the first woman to complete a transcontinental flight; Babe Ruth pointed to centerfield and hit a home run into those bleachers; Groucho Marx performed on the radio for the first time. Also, on November 14, Vincentian High School, a private, […]

Give the Gift of Peace of Mind

“No one thinks something like this is going to happen to them. My world was turned upside down when Mike died.” By Janice Lane Palko At this time of year, our thoughts turn to gift-giving; we mull over what to give our loved ones. But before you hit “place order” on Amazon or take out […]

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.