Fox Chapel

Disabilities no obstacle in friendship-building program in Fox Chapel

Fox Chapel Area High School senior Katie Costanzo was searching for a club to join in ninth grade. She found a gem. She discovered the Fox ...

Shady Side Academy students gear up for musical that promises laughs, mystery

Shady Side Academy sophomore Julia Zoratto landed a role in the school's spring musical where her character is the lead role in a musical. Try to ...

Fox Chapel K-9 officer gets new partner

Meet Falco, the Fox Chapel Police Department's newest member. The 2-year-old Dutch Shepherd recently joined the force after completing 12 weeks of training at the Hermitage, ...

Revitalization efforts to be discussed at Sharpsburg meeting

Efforts to fight blight and improve housing in Sharpsburg will be the topics of a public meeting this month. The Pittsburgh Community Reinvestment Group (PCRG) and ...

Blawnox preparing to hire its first manager since 2014

After two years of contracting with a firm to manage the borough, Blawnox Council is seeking a full-time employee to run day-to-day operations. "I want someone ...

Sharpsburg Towers seniors taking part in Pitt exercise study

Anna Gallo, 81, took long, slow strides around the blue plastic cones arranged in the social hall at Sharpsburg Towers. She walked in figure eights ...

Fox Chapel shoe drive is a learning experience

Fox Chapel Area senior Joseph Desmone is grateful for his access to education. He's working to provide that same opportunity to children around the world ...

Tree pruning workshop offered in Aspinwall

Fresh off an historic winter storm that narrowly missed the Lower Valley, some residents already are focusing on spring. The Aspinwall Shade Tree Commission wants ...

Lebanon native finds opportunity in Blawnox

Tarek "T" Chok and his wife, Maysaa, share a story with more than two centuries worth of immigrants. He came to this country from Lebanon ...

Fox Chapel brothers who teach robot-building headed to LEGO world contest

Students by day, inventors by night — brothers Arvind and Sanjay Seshan of Fox Chapel have catapulted a curiosity for building into an invitation to ...

Fox Chapel Presbyterian aims to fill truck with food, supplies to help those in need

Members of Fox Chapel Presbyterian Church said their annual Fill the Truck fundraiser is more about filling bellies, hearts and spirits. In its third consecutive effort, ...

Rowing event yields cash for Aspinwall parish mission trip

A church organization in Aspinwall will receive the proceeds from a fundraising rowing event that the Fox Chapel Crew held in October. Crew board president Mark ...

Sharpsburg has sufficient supply of road salt

While this winter hasn't yet required too much salting of roads, there's always a chance for late-winter snowstorms in Western Pennsylvania — and Sharpsburg is ...

Mild weather leads to savings for Lower Valley municipalities

Municipal salt supplies in the Lower Valley are hefty, despite the season's first snowfall last week that dumped four inches across the area. The mild winter ...

Christ Church Fox Chapel gets a new look

A $450,000 renovation to Christ Church Fox Chapel has fixed more than the chipped paint and cramped entrance at the historic site along Squaw Run ...

Aspinwall police force puts more officers on streets

With an eye toward bolstering community relations, Aspinwall police Chief David Caplan lobbied council and as a result has more than doubled the department's part-time ...

Women's Board Fox Chapel fundraiser to benefit project to feed children

Retired teachers Joanne Cecchi and Ruth Carson started Project SEED in 2014 to provide meals for local children. Project SEED provides 221 students each weekend with ...

Design firm picked to help develop riverfront property stretching from Aspinwall to O'Hara

A vacant 47-acre strip of land that stretches from Aspinwall to O'Hara is inching closer to development now that owners Susan and Currie Crookston are ...

Fox Chapel Area senior to receive Spirit of Unity Award

Fox Chapel Area senior Eli Berman plans to study music composition in college with hopes of effecting social change. He's already off to a good ...

Blawnox scraps plans for welcome signs

The Blawnox portal project, in the works for nearly four years, officially is off the books. Intended to spruce up the borough's entrances at both the ...


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