Wednesday, May 22, 2013
The man is OK and is now charged with drug possession.
A St. Clair Country Club employee who was found unconscious and not breathing in a men's restroom last month was held for court on two charges, including possession of heroin. Steven R. McNally, 27, of Carrick, was suspected of overdosing on heroin in the bathroom and was rushed to St. Clair Hospital on April 6, according to the criminal complaint filed in magisterial district Judge Robert Wyda's office. McNally's formal arraignment is scheduled for July 10. Judge Wyda also heard the following cases on Monday: Join Patch for more community news or join us on Facebook and Twitter.
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Pennsylvania's governor will speak at the Upper St. Clair Republican Committee's annual dinner next week. Tickets are available for purchase.
Monday, March 11, 2013
A variety of internationally-acclaimed speakers are coming to town as part of the Town Hall South lecture series.
The 2013-14 Town Hall South lecture series will bring five well known speakers to Upper St. Clair. Frank Abagnale will kickoff the lecture season on Oct. 1, 2013. Abagnale is one of the world’s most respected authorities on forgery, embezzlement, and secure documents. He may be better known as the inspiration behind the movie Catch Me If You Can. Next up is Eric Greitens—a U.S. Navy SEAL, a nonprofit humanitarian leader, a documentary photographer and an author. He was deployed four times during the War on Terror and was awarded the Purple Heart and the Bronze Star. Greitens will be in town on Nov. 5, 2013. On Dec. 3, 2013, the Economist’s Economics Editor, Zanny Minton-Beddoes, is slated to speak. The man who invented the first brain scan…
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
The director of advancement gave board members an update Monday night.
Correction and Update: The Celebrate Our Schools Gala raised $96,000, but only $80,000 for the technology initiatives after expenses were paid for. The second annual Celebrate Our Schools Gala held on Oct. 20 at St. Clair Country Club raised $96,000 for the Upper St. Clair School District, Director of Advancement Liz Hall reported Monday night to the school board members. After expenses were paid for, $80,000 was left that the district will use toward the purchase of a new PA system in the high school football stadium and new technology equipment, such as iPads. About $45,000 was raised through sponsorships and $23,000 was raised during the live and silent auctions. About 275 people attended the event. Last year, the inaugural gala raised…
Sunday, October 21, 2012
The second annual gala fundraiser for the Upper St. School District was held Saturday night at St. Clair Country Club.
More than 250 people attended the "Celebrate Our Schools Gala" Saturday night at St. Clair Country Club. The second annual gala raised money for new technology equipment in the Upper St. Clair School District classrooms and for a new public address system in the high school football stadium. About $47,000 was donated from corporate sponsors, including a $5,000 sponsorship from South Hills Orthopaedic Associates. Coach Jim Render and the 1988 and 1989 WPIAL Championship football teams were the night's honored guests. U.S. Rep. Tim Murphy, R-Upper St. Clair, also attended the function. Do you have photos from the gala? Click the "Upload Photos and Videos" tab above and add them to the gallery!
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
The Upper St. Clair School District fundraiser will be held on Oct. 20.
Preparations are under way for the Second Annual "Celebrate Our Schools" Gala on Oct. 20. The Upper St. Clair School District fundraiser is sponsored by the Community Foundation of Upper St. Clair All proceeds from the event will benefit technology for the district both in the classrooms and on the field. Money will be used to invest in new STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) labs at the high school and purchasing iPads. The funds will also be used to buy a new PA system for Panther Stadium, which some say it desperately needs. Last year the event was held during homecoming weekend. The date was changed because it conflicted with Saturday night's homecoming dance. This year, the 1989 Upper St. Clair High School football team …
Tuesday, March 27, 2012
The latest news from the Upper St. Clair School Board.
The Upper St. Clair School District is researching what—if any—classrooms it can increase in size to save money on staffing. Administrators presented information to the school board Monday night. "We're not talking about increasing class size because we want to, but because we might need to," said Rebecca Stern, school board president. A class size policy adopted in 1967 and last revised in 1986 recommends maximum class sizes for kindergarten and first grade be 25 students, 27 in second grade, 30 in grades three through 12, with an exception to keep class size at 25 for advanced and AP classes. However, assistant Superintendent Sharon Suritsky said, "We're asking teachers to do more than when the policy was last revised in '86." In 2006, …
Monday, January 16, 2012
Upper St. Clair School District's Superintendent Patrick O'Toole and Upper St. Clair Township Manager Matthew Serakowski were inducted into the Rotary Club of Bethel-St. Clair.
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Monday, January 16, 2012
The Rotary Club of Bethel-St. Clair has two new members. Upper St. Clair School District's Superintendent Patrick O'Toole and Upper St. Clair Township Manager Matthew Serakowski were inducted into the local service club last week. O'Toole and Serakowski were granted corporate executive memberships, which is part of a new Rotary International program that provides opportunities for institutions or corporations to participate in Rotary. The initiation fee is $100 for the corporate membership and the dues are $60 per quarter. The Rotary Club of Bethel-St. Clair meets at 6 p.m. at St. Clair Country Club each Thursday. For information about Rotary please contact Jim Bolas, membership chairman, at 412-680-5708.
Tuesday, October 11, 2011
School board pleased with The First Annual Upper St. Clair Homecoming Gala.
"I am pleased to announce the Homecoming Gala was a success," Liz Hall said during Upper St. Clair's School Board meeting. Hall is Upper St. Clair School District's Director of Advancement—a new position that was developed to find ways to raise funds for the district. On Monday night, the board commended Hall for making the Homecoming Gala idea become a reality. "It's amazing to hear where this has come from," said Louis Piconi, school board member. He believes the event will have a net financial impact for the district over time. Those interested in the district were invited to The First Annual Homecoming Gala held at St. Clair Country Club on Oct. 1. Hall also reached out to community members and corporations for donations. There were …
Tuesday, October 4, 2011
Lynn Dempsey was inducted into the Rotary Club of Bethel-St. Clair.
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Tuesday, October 4, 2011
The Rotary Club of Bethel-St. Clair announced the induction of Lynn Dempsey. Dempsey is a Top 100 Realtor with Coldwell Banker, a senior account executive for the USC TODAY magazine and trustee with the USC Community Foundation. South Hills professionals, business men and women and community leaders who are interested in making their community and the world a better place are welcome to join one of the Thursday evening meetings at 6 p.m. at St. Clair Country Club and learn more about Rotary, the world's first and largest international service organization. Please contact Jim Bolas for more information at 412-680-5708 or go to the Rotary website at http://www.rotary.org. The Rotary Club of Bethel-St. Clair is a recent recipient of Rotary …