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Ministry program hopes to guide Sharpsburg youths

Sometimes, getting things right means getting a little dirty. And Dirty Vagabond Ministries plans to bring its services to Sharpsburg to help local youths. Beginning ...

Historians share Aspinwall's rich past during tour

A stroll through Aspinwall's historic district generated fond memories for Louise Sturgess, whose childhood there included attending a red brick schoolhouse on Center Avenue and ...

Dorseyville Middle School to introduce Innovation Lab

Dorseyville Middle School students will have a new space for hands-on creating and problem-solving when they return to class on Tuesday. A maker space called ...

After four years, O'Hara PTO president is passing the gavel

Andy Gillespie stepped down as O'Hara Elementary's PTO president after four years. However, as the new school year for students starts on Aug. 30, the ...

Longtime Aspinwall police sergeant resigns from force

Longtime Aspinwall police Sgt. Jim Peterson has resigned from the force, and some residents are questioning his departure. Council during its Aug. 10 meeting accepted ...

Christ the Divine Teacher Catholic Academy in Aspinwall starts new year in style

After a long, hot summer, Christ the Divine Teacher Catholic Academy students celebrated the first day back to class on Monday with cool treats on ...

Neighborhood organization leader passionate about Sharpsburg

Shanna Carrick said her house hunting ended quickly last year after she and her husband stumbled across the hidden gem that is Sharpsburg. "We wanted to ...

Fox Chapel Area Adult Education offers bevy of classes

Fox Chapel Area Adult Education is kicking off a new semester of classes with a fresh look. A new logo designed by 2016 Fox Chapel ...

Harvest Fair volunteers gear up for big sale

For organizers of the annual Fox Chapel Presbyterian Church Harvest Fair, summer is less about the pool and more about the church basement. A group ...

FCA, SSA schools gearing up for the new year

With less than two weeks until school bells ring for Lower Valley students, the Fox Chapel Area School District and Shady Side Academy are gearing ...

Three Girl Scouts raise $900 for Animal Rescue League

An effort by a trio of Dorseyville Middle School students has gone to the dogs — and they couldn't be more excited. Alex Morton, Vivian ...

Junior council position in Sharpsburg open to students

Students looking to provide a young voice to help Sharpsburg leaders can apply for the borough's junior council person position by Aug. 31. Council is ...

Aspinwall residents question plan to access riverfront via Eastern Avenue

Members of a standing-room-only audience questioned Aspinwall Council last week about a proposal by Riverfront 47 developers to reconfigure the Eastern Avenue intersection with Freeport ...

Burke resigns from Fox Chapel Area School Board

Charles R. Burke Jr. resigned Monday from the Fox Chapel area school board because he is moving out of the district, according to district spokeswoman ...

Photo gallery: Guyasuta Days event marks 20th year

Guyasuta Days were celebrated with a week of activities, including a parade and rides in Sharpsburg. ...

O'Hara entrepreneur 'bridges' gap into retirement with bevy of activities

Jeanne Baseman is always up for a challenge. When she retired after creating three businesses, she took up duplicate bridge, the king of card games. ...

Computer science lessons reach elementary grades at Fox Chapel Area

Fox Chapel Area elementary students will continue their quest for computer science proficiency when the new school year starts on Aug. 30. The district created a ...

Dorseyville Middle School science teacher recognized for making learning fun

Dorseyville Middle School teacher Peggy Perdue has a unique way of making science "feel real" by making it fun and approachable, according to officials at ...

Blawnox eyes buying land along river

Blawnox leaders are pegging hopes for improvements to the community on riverfront access and development. Officials are seeking grants at the county and state levels in ...

Aspinwall adds police officer

The newest member of the Aspinwall Police Department joined the force this week after 15 years as a military police officer. Mike Broker, 35, came ...


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