Sewickley

St. James in Sewickley celebrates Catholic Schools Week

As part of National Catholic Schools Week, St. James School in Sewickley is celebrating throughout the week with events, including a student/faculty volleyball game held ...

Sewickley area theater group season includes 'superstar' contest, 'Hairspray'

Think of it as a "American Idol" without Jennifer Lopez, Keith Urban or Harry Connick Jr. Sewickley area singers of all skill levels will have a ...

Sewickley teen excels at figure skating

Figure skating has done more for Emmy Francek than earn her medals in competitions. The 16-year-old Sewickley girl first took up ice skating as a child ...

Land trust adds nearly 200 acres across Sewickley Valley

Nearly 200 acres have been preserved in Bell Acres and Franklin Park through the Allegheny Land Trust. The Sewickley-based land trust group announced last week they ...

Osborne Elementary students celebrate 100th day

In celebration of the 100th day of school, some Osborne Elementary School students dressed up as centenarians Jan. 29. With 80 days of school left, the ...

Landlord to rebuild Leetsdale chemical warehouse that burned last year

The owner of a Leetsdale industrial park wants to rebuild a chemical warehouse that was destroyed in a $10 million fire last year. Chapman Properties ...

Edgeworth appeals permission for oak trees removal

Edgeworth this week appealed an Allegheny County Common Pleas judge's decision to allow a resident to remove three pin oak trees. Judge Alan Hertzberg ruled Jan. ...

Sewickley Academy teacher's short story being adapted for film

Some dreams take longer than others to reach, and for Sewickley Academy teacher Lawrence Connolly the dream of seeing his words on the big screen ...

Concert to benefit Sewickley-based organization

In an effort to boost support for an organization whose mission is to help those in need, a St. James Catholic Church Music Plus Concert ...

'Complete streets' plan envisioned for Sewickley Valley

Glen Osborne resident John Orndorff envisions a time when cars, pedestrians and bicycles can safely share Sewickley Valley roads. Whether local municipalities decide to adopt a ...

Quaker Valley seeks to update teacher/student relationship policy

Quaker Valley leaders say a policy change is meant to help professional adults maintain proper boundaries with students. The policy is a priority because "its goal ...

Chipotle proposal in Edgeworth hits snag

Plans for a Chipotle Mexican Grill in Edgeworth have hit a snag. Edgeworth Council approved the restaurant and two shops in December, but the vote was ...

Quaker Valley hires new Osborne principal

Quaker Valley school board members last week approved hiring a new elementary principal and finance director. Aaron Rea will become principal at Osborne Elementary School in ...

Historian of Sewickley Valley's black community dies

Mary Elizabeth "Bettie" Cole, who dedicated much of her life to documenting the black community across the Sewickley Valley through record-keeping and books she wrote, ...

Man struck by bus on Route 65 in Sewickley

A man in his mid-20s was struck by a Port Authority bus on Route 65 in Sewickley on Friday evening, a Port Authority spokesman said. An ...

Sewickley-based Sweetwater Center for the Arts offering classes as part of expansion

What once served as a passenger train station in Beaver soon will offer arts courses as an extension of a Sewickley arts center. Beginning next week, ...

Quaker Valley studies grade shift proposals

Grade levels at each of Quaker Valley's two elementary schools could shift as part of a district plan to address enrollment numbers. Administrators are recommending Edgeworth ...

Plan aims to make Sewickley Valley streets safe for cyclists

A Glen Osborne man continues his efforts to make Sewickley Valley communities safer for bicyclists. John Orndorff, of the Ohio River Greenway Trail, encouraged Sewickley Council ...

Longtime Sewickley library exhibit curator set to retire

From Barbie dolls to toy buses, wood carvings, metal works, miniature ships, artifacts and images of dogs, cats and outer space, if you've walked the ...

Sewickley library event to showcase art work of teens

A Sewickley librarian hopes an art and craft show will help showcase teenagers' original works. Sewickley Public Library will host ExtravaganzART — an art show and ...


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