Fox Chapel

Sharpsburg-based Northern Area Multi-Services offers activities for seniors

The Sharpsburg-based Northern Area Multi-Services center is offering older residents the chance to exercise their minds, bodies and spirits. Body and Soul, a new gym ...

Public Safety Appreciation Day planned in Blawnox

Blawnox will host its first Public Safety Appreciation Day in an effort to unify the community, organizers said. "Hopefully, it will allow everyone who attends ...

I Heart Blawnox ponders next move after garden rejected

No community garden will be planted in a vacant lot along Freeport Road in Blawnox, but the group that proposed it still will seek ways ...

Former director appointed to Fox Chapel Area School Board

A familiar face will return to the Fox Chapel Area School Board in October. Board members last week appointed Robert Mauro to fill an unexpired ...

Teen and her family help others after turbulent times

Helen Paulini, 16, and her sister, Emma, 18, spent a week volunteering at Camp Sunshine in early August before returning for their junior and senior ...

Fox Chapel resident shares the story of steel mills through art

From her first exhibit as a Chatham College student in 1958, Fox Chapel artist Fran Gialamas has found inspiration in the ubiquitous remnants of steel ...

Aspinwall team to help in large-scale emergencies

Aspinwall is recruiting for a new Community Emergency Response Team, or CERT, that would aid first responders in a large-scale incident. Examples include communicating with ...

O'Hara residents start Crime Watch group

A new Crime Watch committee in O'Hara seeks to educate and encourage residents to band together for safety. Councilman Scott Frankowski is spearheading the effort, and ...

Sharpsburg adds to police force with 1 new full-time, 2 part-time officers

Sharpsburg has hired a new full-time police officer and other staff, and for Tom Stelitano, acting chief of police, the moves couldn't come at a ...

2 musical events scheduled in Fox Chapel

Lower Valley residents are invited to attend two special musical events this fall. An Organ Plus concert will be performed at 4 p.m. Sept. 25 ...

Fox Chapel road work starting; drivers can expect delays

Motorists who travel through Fox Chapel will tangle with road construction for the next three weeks. The borough's $759,000 road improvement program was expected to begin ...

Blawnox Council rejects community garden plan

A community garden will not be planted along Freeport Road in Blawnox. Blawnox Council on Monday voted 5-1 against the proposal by I Heart Blawnox ministry, ...

O'Hara resident stresses importance of school district forum

Parents and community members are invited to a day at school on Sept. 13, when the Fox Chapel Area School District Forum holds its initial ...

Fox Chapel Area students participate in a mission to the moon

Fox Chapel Area administrator Megan Cicconi encourages students to shoot for the moon. This week, her message became literal when several district students were chosen ...

Tree plantings to enhance Blawnox, Aspinwall

Additional trees will be planted in Blawnox and Aspinwall this fall. Blawnox received a grant from TreeVitalize, a group that works to restore tree loss ...

State program to replace bridge on Saxonburg Blvd.

PennDOT's Rapid Bridge Replacement Project will begin work in mid-September on a state-owned bridge on Saxonburg Boulevard, spanning Little Pine Creek in O'Hara. The road ...

Fox Chapel Area School Board could fill vacancy Sept. 12

Anyone interested in hearing first hand from applicants seeking a position on the Fox Chapel Area School Board will have the chance next week. School board ...

O'Hara resident heads Celebrate the Center fundraiser

Kirsten Powell is doubling up on her volunteer efforts. She became president of the board for the Lauri Ann West Community Center in March and ...

Trace of mold detected in Dorseyville Middle School

Limited evidence of mold was found in the library and a couple rooms at Dorseyville Middle School a few weeks before classes started, and environmental ...

New science lab added at Shady Side Academy Middle School

One of the original mansion bedrooms at Shady Side Academy Middle School underwent a $165,000 science lab renovation this summer. The space was expanded by ...


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