Monday, October 1, 2012
DUI arrests, new restaurants and more.
As we begin October, let's take a look back at last month's most read stories on Upper St. Clair Patch. 1. Upper St. Clair Police Charge Three With DUI 2. New Mexican Restaurant in Upper St. Clair Opening Soon 3. Former USC, Abby Lee Dance Company Student Performs With Taylor Swift 4. Vandals Strike Again in Upper St. Clair 5. Bridgeville Man Dead After He Fills Bathroom with Poisonous Gas 6. Two Accused of DUI in Upper St. Clair 7. More Retailer Renovations and Grand Re-Openings at South Hills Village 8. Talks of High School Cafeteria Boycott Simmer Down 9. New Apartments Planned For South Hills Village 10. Former Piccolina's Employee Opens Restaurant
Thursday, September 13, 2012
An Upper St. Clair native reveals what it was like dancing for the MTV Video Music Awards.
If you watched Taylor Swift perform her hit single "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together" to close out the MTV Video Music Awards last week, one of the dancers may have looked awfully familiar to you. Click here to watch the performance. Upper St. Clair native Taylor Ackerman is the brunette with the light blue pants and white crop top. "It was a dream come true," Ackerman said. Ackerman went to Upper St. Clair High School through her junior year and finished her senior year online so she could move and chase that dream in Hollywood. Ackerman said she was one of six girls and six guys selected from a pool of 500 to dance with Swift. "In my eyes I think it's the biggest job I've gotten so far," she said. For eight hours a day for a week…