Contact: John Poister 412-741-2619 firstname.lastname@example.org The Sewickley Valley Community Fund (SVCF) is providing Grant funding to the Union Aid Society to help local families and individuals dealing with economic fallout from the covid-19 virus. Officials with Union Aid are bracing, for what they say, could be a surge of requests for emergency assistance as local […]
The second and fourth Wednesday of each month, a team of volunteers works in the Sewickley Community Center food pantry, distributing to about six or seven Quaker Valley-area families staples like cereal, diapers and toothpaste.
This year’s Sewickley Memorial Day parade would have marked 129 years, making it one of the oldest in the commonwealth. But the group responsible for the event has decided to forgo the tradition this year.
The 387 students at Osborne Elementary are used to giving back through an annual service project that takes place the day before winter break. In recent years, they have collected and donated supplies to schools in need.
Castle Shannon artist Phil Wilson has illustrated 94 books, more than 80 collector plates, two award-winning TV specials, a music video for Tom Petty, commercials, DVD and video cover art, album covers, posters, jigsaw puzzles….the list goes on and on.
Pops of color and a swathes of green surround Lisa Pegden’s home. The open doors of a newly constructed conservatory allow a breeze to brush the petals of potted flowers, and an outdoor brick oven and seating area welcomes guests to the expansive space.
Rachel Shirey likes to tease the line between function and sculpture. Her collection of Belly Pots — red earthenware representations of torsos bearing stretchmarks, scars and other signs of life and wear — do just that.
When delegates at the United Methodist Church’s General Conference voted in February to reaffirm a policy stating the “practice of homosexuality is incompatible with Christian teaching,” the Rev. Russel Shuluga responded with a Bible verse.
State Rep. Valerie Gaydos, R-Allegheny, has been appointed chairwoman of the Subcommittee on Economic Development, under the House Commerce Committee. In general, the House Commerce Committee focuses on business, finance and economic development in Pennsylvania.
Dorothy Andreas, best known as founder of Sewickley Spa, has written a book, “Streamline Success,” which provides insight into how leaders can be more effective by managing relationships, time and situations faced in the service industry.
Genealogy is a 2-billion-dollar industry that has propagated websites, TV series and at-home DNA kits. Sewickley-area residents seeking to delve into their own histories have another resource close to home. andquot;We think there are people who don't know we exist,andquot; said John Poister, executive director of the Sewickley Valley Historical