Fox Chapel

Janosko happy to be back home, teaching at Shady Side Academy

Students often stop by and catch up with teacher Adam Janosko, 30, in the Shady Side Academy English office. In addition to his duties as ...

Council plans to reevaluate 2016 Blawnox budget

Blawnox Council reopened the borough's $2.1 million budget for 2016, but it is unclear if the tax rate will change. Council voted Jan. 28 to ...

Blawnox officials to continue water meter replacements

Blawnox Council will apply for a nearly $100,000 grant from Allegheny County to continue with a plan to replace the borough's water meters. There are about ...

Sharpsburg Towers to ban smoking

Sharpsburg resident Bill English wishes he was a quitter. In 52 years as a smoker, English has undergone hypnosis and acupuncture to help him kick the ...

Fox Chapel Presbyterian to host Duquesne University choirs

More than 100 performers from the choirs of Duquesne University will converge on Fox Chapel Presbyterian Church at 4 p.m. Feb. 21 with selections that ...

Assistant principal sought for O'Hara Elementary

O'Hara Elementary School in the Fox Chapel Area School District soon will have a new assistant principal. The school board on Monday accepted the resignation of ...

Fox Chapel Area to get new turf, track

The Fox Chapel Area School Board on Monday awarded a contract for turf and track renovations. Ingomar-based Northern Athletic Construction Co. won the contract for $1,119,281 ...

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 ...


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