Tuesday, August 14, 2012
A local author will celebrate the release of her new children's book with an upcoming party at Peters Township Public Library.
Kids: What would do you if your favorite stuffed toy came to life to play with you for the day? That’s the premise of a Peters Township author and educator's new book, which will celebrate its release with a launch party in the coming months. Kimberly Smith said her magical tale, “Monkeying Around: Meet Chippey and His Friends,” invites readers to join Kenna and Callie on an adventure as they spend the afternoon with Chippey, their mischievous monkey. The fun-loving story celebrates the idea that a parent is a child’s first and most influential teacher who possesses the gift to spark a child’s lifelong passion to read at an early age. Looking at the big picture, Smith said with information streaming to us with a click of a button, …
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
An Upper St. Clair woman tells the tales of wise women across the South Hills.
Upper St. Clair resident Kim Epp Frenette is one wise woman. And she is on a mission to find, highlight and showcase other wise women throughout the South Hills communities, including Peters Township, Bethel Park, Mt. Lebanon, Canonsburg, Scott Township and Bridgeville. To aid in her quest, Frenette launched a website, Wise Women, in April 2011. "I had wanted to create a website that profiled interesting women and the things they were doing, and I talked about accomplishing this nearly all of the time with my girlfriends," Frenette said. "I also took at course through Chatham University's Center for Women's Entrepreneurship. Between the course and constantly talking about it, everything just fell into place, and I did it." According to …
Wednesday, February 1, 2012
A roundup of the top stories from Patch sites in your area.
Here are some of the top stories from Patch sites in your region this week: Gender Reveal Cakes a Growing Trend Walking Pneumonia Reported at School The Pooch Pitt Opening Soon It's About Passion Hollywood Theater to Raise the Dead
Tuesday, January 31, 2012
Students from around the South Hills are putting on a play this week at the Mt. Lebanon Fine Arts Theater.
Students from all over the South Hills are gathering this week to put on an unusual play that can only be described as "Grease" meets "The Rocky Horror Picture Show." The Center for Theater Arts, which is based in Castle Shannon, is kicking off its annual play Tuesday night with a show of “Zombie Prom.” Nearly 50 students from Upper St. Clair, Chartiers Valley, Mt. Lebanon, Peters, South Fayette and Keystone Oaks will perform the play throughout the week. “They’ve had a blast and they’re ready to take it to the stage,” said Billy Hartung, who is directing the play and the center’s executive director. The play is a 1950s sci-fi musical in which a boy from the wrong side of the tracks is turned down by the girl of his dream. He throws …
Wednesday, January 11, 2012
A weekly roundup of the top stories in your region.
Here are the top stories from Patch sites in your area: Dormont Police Seek Info in Vandalism Spree North Strabane Man Will Stand Trial for Attempted Homicide Baldwin H.S. Architecture Wins National Outstanding Design Award 'Perpetual' Leads Speller to Victory CV’s Giving Tree Helps the Troops High School Students Build Hydroponics Garden to Teach and Feed
Thursday, September 22, 2011
A roundup of the region's top stories for Thursday, Sept. 22.
Here are today's top stories from Patch sites in your region: Plum Borough Athletic Association Ballfield Lease Terminated Elementary Parents Seek Support for 'Odyssey of the Mind' Program Denis Theatre's Rebirth Moves Forward Shawn of the Dead
Thursday, September 15, 2011
A roundup of the region's top stories for Thursday, Sept. 15.
Here are today's top stories from Patch sites in your region: Bridgeville Settles Federal Lawsuit Reflection: Flight 93 Memorial Service in Shanksville Canceled Wedding Has 'Paws-itive' Outcome Eat, Drink, and Be Merry at Taste of Dormont 'Pro Wrestlers vs. Zombies' Shoot This Weekend
Tuesday, August 30, 2011
A roundup of the region's top stories for Tuesday, Aug. 30.
Here are today's top stories from Patch sites in your region: A Barking Good Time: Paws for the Cause Benefit at Peterswood Park Upper St. Clair Short Film Set to Premiere Wednesday 'Tin Man' Fire Truck Honors FDNY New BHS Girls Basketball Coach Ready to Meet Challenge
Wednesday, August 3, 2011
CV senior plans to raise money for two local boys with Batten disease.
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
- Mike Jones
Wednesday, August 3, 2011
A day of fun and games at Scott Township Park is being planned to benefit a local family with two young sons who are battling a rare disease. Chartiers Valley High School senior Kasey Fiedler organized the Field Day Fundraisers for Aug. 20 to benefit the Grady Family and hopes it is an opportunity for kids to help other children in need. The family’s two young sons, Drew, 7, and Trent, 4, have Batten disease, which robs the body of protein and leads to muscle deterioration. Kasey said the chances of a child being diagnosed with Batten’s is 3 out of 100,000. “It’s weird that those two brothers in the same family have it,” she said. She first got the idea to help the family after learning they held a charity golf tournament in the area last …
Tuesday, June 28, 2011
A roundup of the region's top stories for Tuesday, June 28.
Here are today's top stories from Patch sites in your region: Man Charged After Reportedly Exposing Himself to Wedding Crowd Peters Township Council Unanimously Votes 'No' on Crematory Riverview School Board Adopts Budget With a 0.7364-Mill Tax Increase Bill Would Let Military Uniforms Be Worn at Graduation Baldwin Borough Club Expo Showcases Dog-Training Classes