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 that plastic card to swipe it through the card reader at the store, there’s something you could purchase that may be above any other gift and that is the gift of security provided by life insurance. [Read more…]

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. [Read more…]

Dr. Chufo’s Weight Loss and Wellness Program


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 weight loss cure. [Read more…]

Passavant Hospital Foundation

Passavant Hospital Foundation Legacy of Caring Honorees (from L To R) Jo Ann Hovis, Dr. Louis W Heyl, Gayle Sklarky, Dr. Steven Jones, Cindy Emminger, Dr. Theodore Candall, Maggie Lattanzio, Frank Finley, Judy Shisler, NOT pictured, Darlene Hills. Picture taken on the Roof Top Garden at UPMC Passavant.

 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 [Read more…]

CWNC Prepares Students for Life Through Career Development Program


By Lisa Logan

As high schools increasingly place emphasis on preparing students for post-secondary education and their future careers, a growing number of teachers are fusing classroom learning with hands-on experience. At Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic (CWNC), Jennifer Parsons, program manager of the Career Development Program, combines academics with career exploration. [Read more…]