Families Are at the Heart of the Muscular Dystrophy Association 

For more than 65 years, the Muscular Dystrophy Association has been committed to saving and improving the lives of kids and adults living with muscular dystrophy and related life-threatening diseases. We wake up every morning to create more hope and answers for families living with muscular dystrophy and related diseases that take away physical strength and mobility. We do this by finding research breakthroughs across diseases, caring for kids and adults from day one and empowering families with services and support in hometowns across America,” said Lynzy Groves, Development Specialist with the MDA.  [Read more…]

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 help families all over Pittsburgh get into the holiday spirit. Pittsburgh native and American Idol finalist Gabby Barrett is scheduled to perform, as well as appearances by the World-Famous Harlem Globetrotters, extreme pogo jumpers from XPOGO, and countless others. In conjunction with the WPXI parade sponsor Neighborhood Ford Store, the parade will also be paying tribute to the 50th Anniversary of Mr. Roger’s Neighborhood to create a suitable “Neighborhood” theme. The parade will be focusing on saluting the unique neighborhoods that make up the city of Pittsburgh and surrounding areas. 

20th Annual Regatta at Lake Arthur

Presented by Anniversary Sponsor – Butler County Tourism & Convention Bureau 

If the beauty of Moraine State Park isn’t enough to draw you to its shores, then the 20th Annual Regatta at Lake Arthur, a two-day, fun-filled event held Aug. 4-5, surely will.  [Read more…]

Ditka’s Restaurant

Football veteran and Pittsburgh-native, Mike Ditka, has several high-quality national restaurants. Locations include, Chicago, Phoenix, Arlington Heights, Oakbrook and two Pittsburgh locations – one in Robinson and his most recent here in Wexford, conveniently located at 12980 Perry Highway between Wexford and Cranberry. [Read more…]



             The Mars New Year Celebration is a collaboration with Mars Borough, Pennsylvania, NASA centers, University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon University.  The festival coincides with the planet Mars’ New Year, which occurs every 687 Earth days and will highlight NASA’s plans for future missions to send humans to the planet Mars. It is a NASA inspired educational festival. [Read more…]