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Master Gardener gears up for Gardenfest at O'Hara's Lauri Ann West Community Center

This year's Gardenfest should be an exceptional educational event. The annual spring sale will bloom with plants and art in addition to informational booths on May ...

Elementary students take ownership of Kerr community garden

Kerr Elementary student Stella Swenson pinned red paper roses and golden foil beehives to the bulletin board at her Fox Chapel Area school, proudly knowing ...

Parking ban hits 1 side of Aspinwall's 4th Street

Traffic tangles along Fourth Street in Aspinwall prompted borough police to reinstitute a no-parking zone along one side of the road. Parking is still permitted on ...

Charity golf outing on June 4 will honor O'Hara native

Friends of the late Lance Snyder are keeping his memory alive not only with an annual golf outing but by helping local families who are ...

Speed humps in O'Hara neighborhood called into question

Residents of O'Hara's Crofton neighborhood may be surveyed to determine if they believe speeding remains an issue in the housing development off Field Club Road. Ed ...

Indiana Twp. rabbi gears up for Passover celebration

When Passover begins on Friday evening, April 22, Yaier Lehrer will be conducting the seder at Adat Shalom. As rabbi of the synagogue on Guys Run ...

Blawnox considering community garden plan

A plan for a community garden on a vacant lot in Blawnox is stirring questions and discussion as borough leaders consider site plan approval. Tom ...

Proposed $45 sewage fee stirs Blawnox debate

Blawnox Council is expected to vote this month on a sewage service charge, after deciding what type of charge is most equitable for property owners. Council ...

Fox Chapel Area School District buys 2 properties near high school

The Fox Chapel Area School District has purchased two properties near the high school for future development, parking or other needs. District officials said there ...

McGinnis Education Center at Camp Guyasuta in Sharpsburg to double capacity

The McGinnis Education Center at Camp Guyasuta soon will double its capacity, thanks to a $1 million gift from an anonymous donor. Trusses are up, ...

Buyers, sellers can meet at O'Hara site to complete online transactions

Looking for a public space to pick up that iPhone you purchased through an online flea market? O'Hara now will provide meeting space where buyers and ...

Fox Chapel area doctor takes reins of medical foundation

Larry John's office at UPMC St. Margaret tells much about this local doctor. A plaque by the door commemorates John's induction into the Fox Chapel Area's ...

Cooper-Siegel Community Library in Fox Chapel to celebrate fifth anniversary

Anyone wandering through the aisles at Cooper-Siegel Community Library this month might notice a theme. There is a display of crime novels called "Plead the ...

Sharpsburg VFD to get new engine

Sharpsburg Volunteer Fire Department expects its new engine to roll into town this summer to replace one more than three decades old. "We're overdue," Chief Lou ...

Fox Chapel hosts Global Connection Day

Fox Chapel Area High School hosted their first Global Connection Day on April 4. As a part of the day, 16 foreign exchange students from ...

Science teacher at Aspinwall school earns top Catholic education honor

Science teacher Christine Salvi exhibits the same enthusiasm for her students that they show when their homemade volcanoes erupt in class. "Her excitement for science is ...

Community garden envisioned in Blawnox

Youth pastor Tracey Russell can't wait to get her hands dirty in the community garden coming to Blawnox. The head of the I Heart Blawnox group ...

Sharpsburg police to get training on Narcan use

Sharpsburg police will become the third department in the Lower Valley trained to administer the opioid overdose antidote Narcan. Aspinwall and Indiana Township police are certified ...

Dorseyville Middle school students tackle rain barrel project

Two brightly decorated rain barrels were installed at Camp Guyasuta in O'Hara, thanks to Dorseyville Middle School students who tackled the project to learn how ...

New Aspinwall chamber officers eyeing social media campaign

Jess Vukmir takes the reins of the Aspinwall Chamber of Commerce this month, with plans for increased involvement and better use of social media to ...


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