The North Hills School District’s first use of a state program that lets kids work at home when school is cancelled because of weather or for other reasons was a success, according to a survey of district parents.
Sealarks Women’s Group will meet at
1 p.m. March 11 at Memorial Park Church, 8800 Peebles Road, McCandless. There will be a program on hypnotherapy presented by Richard Bush. This group provides Christian fellowship and social activity for women alone – widowed, divorced or never married. All women alone are welcome to attend and consider joining the group.
Ross Township’s three-year blitz to address complaints from residents about the poor condition of streets has allowed officials to spend more this year on improving the municipality’s stormwater management system.
Here are some of the upcoming programs offered at Northland Public Library. Some require registration online at northlandlibrary.org or by calling 412-366-8100. The library is at 300 Cumberland Road in McCandless.
The McCandless Democratic Committee will host its annual fundraiser Feb. 15 at St. Paul’s Methodist Church. The event, which runs from 6 to 8 p.m., includes dinner, door prizes and an opportunity to meet candidates for political office, members of the committee and fellow residents.
Ross Township commissioners on Monday appointed residents to serve on its newly created Environmental Advisory Council, which will serve as an advisory group on issues dealing with protection of natural resources.
A plan to use the site of a former state liquor store on Perry Highway for a mixed-use development with 155 apartments, a pharmacy, fitness club, restaurants and a self-storage facility has received preliminary approval by Ross Township commissioners.
Environmentalists studying the condition of the Big Sewickley Creek Watershed will outline aspects of their research and steps residents can take to protect the community’s natural resources at a meeting in Franklin Township Jan. 30.
Duquesne University President Ken Gormley, who is a constitutional scholar, will give a presentation titled “Watergate, the Clinton Scandals and Impeachment in the Age of Trump” Jan. 16 as part of the Speaker Series offered by St. Brendan’s Episcopal Church in Franklin Park.
Residents of the North Hills School District who want to learn more about how the district operates from the person in charge are invited to meet informally with Superintendent Pat Mannarino over breakfast.
Ross Township has approved a budget for 2020 that keeps property taxes at the same rate for the fifth consecutive year while earmarking significant spending for road repairs, park improvements, stormwater control and public safety.
Ross Township commissioners are considering a budget for 2020 that keeps the property tax rate unchanged while earmarking significant spending for road repairs, park improvements, stormwater control and public safety.
People interested in participating in Allegheny County’s “Holiday Project” to provide gifts for children who receive services from the Office of Children, Youth and Families can drop off donations at two locations in the North Hills through Dec. 6.
La Roche University in McCandless is hosting a series of diversity and cultural activities throughout November to mark International Education Week, a joint initiative of the U.S. State and Education departments that recognizes the importance of international education and student exchange worldwide.
A letter accusing a Ross Township police lieutenant of “harassment and ineffective leadership” for allegedly making unprofessional and sexually explicit comments to fellow officers prompted township officials to hire an outside investigator to review the allegations.
Snow days could go the way of the fountain pen and dodge ball if the state OKs a request by the North Hills School District to replace them with Flexible Instruction Days that allow students to do classwork at home.
The Block Northway will celebrate the end of its weekly farmer’s market for the season on Friday with its second annual Harvest Festival featuring fresh local produce and fine foods and gifts along with free family activities.
Unless enough write-in votes are cast in the Nov. 5 primary for candidates who do not appear on the ballot, the four incumbents running for seats in Bradford Woods who secured party nominations in the primary will win seats Nov. 5.
All the candidates who sought party nominations to run for five open seats on the North Allegheny School Board received enough votes in the primary to run against each other in the Nov. 5 general election.
Northland Public Library in McCandless is playing host to a program featuring renowned psychic sisters Suzanne and Jean Vincent, who will discuss their paranormal investigation of cases such as the Blairsville Dentist, the Caylee Anthony murders and Haunted Cambridge Springs.