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Soup Crawl tickets to be sold March 6
February 17, 2019
Following the success of the sold-out Chocolate Walk on Feb. 9, Explore Sewickley has announced plans for the annual Sewickley Soup Crawl.

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YMCA to host Winter Blast
February 16, 2019
Join the Sewickley Valley YMCA for Winter Blast, a family evening of activities at the Y.

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Lane restriction planned for Camp Horne Road
February 15, 2019
A lane restriction is planned on Camp Horne Road, Route 4021, in Ohio Township Feb. 18-21, weather permitting. A single-lane restriction will occur as needed in the eastbound direction between Ben Avon Heights Road and the on-ramp to southbound I-279 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day, according to

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Here’s what’s happening around town: Friday, Feb. 15
February 15, 2019
Hello, Sewickley, Maria dress shop will open its doors for a final time this weekend. The shop specialized in high-end sportswear, like Mondi, Louben and St. John, but owner Maria Mickey was as well-known for knowing what would look good on her customers -- her andquot;ladiesandquot; as she called them

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Places of worship plan upcoming events
February 15, 2019
Here's what's happening in area places of worship: Beth Samuel Jewish Center The center is at 810 Kennedy Drive, Ambridge. For information, visit beth samuel.org or contact the center at bethsamuel office@comcast.net or 724-266-5238. andamp;#8226; 9 a.m. Feb. 16 -- Torah yoga class with Jennifer Ferris-Glick andamp;#8226; 10:30 a.m. Feb.

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Places of worship plan upcoming events
February 15, 2019
Here’s what’s happening in area places of worship:

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Lane restriction planned for Camp Horne Road
February 15, 2019
A lane restriction is planned on Camp Horne Road, Route 4021, in Ohio Township Feb. 18-21, weather permitting.

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Here’s what’s happening around town: Thursday, Feb 14
February 14, 2019
Hello, Sewickley, Today is Valentine's Day, and mid-February, the beginning of mating season for many birds. In andquot;A Midsummer Night's Dream,andquot; Shakespeare wrote, andquot;Saint Valentine is past: Begin these wood-birds but to couple nowandquot; Among the most faithful of birds, swans choose a mate and stay with them for life.

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Remember When: 1947
February 14, 2019
In the news this week 72 years ago:

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Here’s what’s happening around town: Wednesday, Feb. 13
February 13, 2019
Hello, Sewickley, Todd DePastino, director of the Pittsburgh-based Veterans Breakfast Club, will be the speaker at the Sewickley Valley YMCA Senior Men's Club meeting on Friday. For several years, DePastino has sponsored breakfast talks at a number of locations around the area, and has encouraged veterans to tell their experiences

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Seeking nominations for Sewickley’s Man, Woman, Citizen of the Year
February 12, 2019
Do you know someone who has had a great impact on the community Someone who goes above and beyond to make the world a better place Someone whose example inspires others to get involved and do great things We want to hear all about them! The Sewickley Herald is accepting

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Here’s what’s happening around town: Tuesday, Feb. 12
February 12, 2019
Hello, Sewickley, Longing for some good conversation Join the Conversation Salon, a group of engaging adults who meet the second Wednesday of every month in the Sewickley Public Library Conference Room. Newcomers are always welcome to the discussion, which includes coffee. The next meetup will be held from 10 a.m.

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Quaker Valley students compete in Scripps Spelling Bee
February 12, 2019
Quaker Valley students in fourth through eighth grade competed in the Scripps National Spelling Bee school-level competitions Feb. 7. Eighth-grader Milo Hasak placed first at the middle school Spelling Bee Championship. Milo won in the 21st round by correctly spelling andquot;tribulations.andquot; Fifth-grader Grace Carver emerged as Osborne Elementary's Spelling Bee

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Here’s what’s happening around town: Monday, Feb. 11
February 11, 2019
Hello, Sewickley, Today is National Make a Friend Day. According to the Mayo Clinic, friendships can boost happiness, reduce stress and improve confidence. Adults with strong social support also experience better health, including a reduced risk of depression, high blood pressure and high body mass index. To find more opportunities

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Bibliophiles wanted: Sunday is Sewickley library’s $5 bag sale
February 10, 2019
Friends of Sewickley Public Library's Book Sale ends today with a $5-fill-a-bag sale. Tables are filled with numerous genres, including fiction, poetry, cookbooks, children's, biography, history and more. Hours are from 1 to 3:30 p.m. at the Sewickley Public Library 500 Thorn St., Sewickley. Friends of the library enhance and

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Here’s what’s happening around town: Saturday, Feb. 9
February 9, 2019
Hello, Sewickley, The sold-out Chocolate Walk will be held from noon to 3 p.m. today in the village, with participants receiving a variety of the sweet treat as they peruse the shops and restaurants of Sewickley. If you were one of the lucky ones to get a ticket, be sure

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Sewickley area real estate transactions for week of Feb. 8, 2019
February 8, 2019
Aleppo Vesuvius USA Corp. sold property at 200 Deer Run Road to Alderman Holdings 200 Deer Run LLC for $3,454,000. Bell Acres Estate of John David Rhodes sold property at Westholme Drive to Allegheny Land Trust for $350,000. Leet Allegheny County Redevelopment Authority sold property at 12 Ambridge Ave. to

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Here’s what’s happening around town: Friday, Feb. 8
February 8, 2019
Hello, Sewickley, Penguin Bookshop will welcome author Jessica Strawser, beginning at 7 p.m. Feb. 15. Strawser will launch her new book, andquot;Forget You Know Me,andquot; about people who have grown apart -- best friends, spouses and parents. The bookshop is also celebrating the success of Sewickley author Marie Benedict, whose

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Here’s what’s happening around town: Thursday, Feb. 7
February 7, 2019
Hello, Sewickley, Quaker Valley Osborne Elementary School students can purchase a book in their teacher's name to be placed in the school's library in time for Valentine's Day. Students can purchase books from a wish list, created by school librarian Mrs. Wilkinson, at Penguin Bookshop and at www.penguinbookshop.com/wishlist/1. Penguin Bookshop

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Here’s what’s happening around town: Wednesday, Feb. 6
February 6, 2019
Hello, Sewickley, Recreation Alliance of North Pittsburgh will host a special needs Valentine's dance at the Ohio Township Community Park from 6 to 8 p.m. Feb. 8 at the Nature Center, 325 Nicholson Road, Sewickley. The cost to attend is $5. For more information about the dance and to volunteer

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Here’s what’s happening around town: Tuesday, Feb. 5
February 5, 2019
Hello, Sewickley, Sewickley Valley YMCA will host an active older adult social at 10 a.m. Feb. 7. The free program, for those 55 and older, will be held in the OASIS and include coffee, snacks, activities and conversation. Registration is not required. -- What's the Neighborhood News Network all about

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Here’s what’s happening around town: Monday, Feb. 4
February 4, 2019
The Sewickley Herald is accepting nominations for the newspaper's annual Man, Woman and Citizen of the Year. Through March 8, we'll look for your recommendations of those who have given to the community. Send us a few paragraphs detailing achievements of an individual or group whom you think should be

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Send a valentine to help Animal Friends
February 2, 2019
Spread the love by sending a valentine to a shelter pet this year. With the help of the Petco Foundation, your valentine could win a $10,000 grant for Animal Friends. All you have to do is upload a photo and add Animal Friends as your organization. To participate: 1. Go

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Here’s what’s happening around town: Saturday, Feb. 2
February 2, 2019
Hello, Sewickley, Animal Friends will be represented in Puppy Bowl XV airing tomorrow on Animal Planet. Animal Friends' alumnus, Cake, storms the gridiron as part of Team Ruff as they compete in Puppy Bowl XV for the coveted Lombarky Trophy and title of MVP (Most Valuable Puppy). Cake, a 3-month-old

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Sewickley area real estate transactions for the week of Feb. 1, 2019
February 1, 2019
Here are the latest Sewickley area real estate transactions Bell Acres Giovanni Cortazzo sold property at 104 Bell Farm Estates to Brookfield Relocation Inc. for $1,018,000. Brookfield Relocation Inc. sold property at 104 Bell Farm Estates to Ronald Dakan and Terri Hohmann for $1,018,000. Sewickley AVK Enterprises Ltd. sold property

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Here’s what’s happening around town: Friday, Feb. 1
February 1, 2019
Hello, Sewickley, Take the little ones to Ohio Township Community Park at 11 a.m. Saturday for Coloring with a Cop. Kids living in Ohio Township are invited to join the Ohio Township Police Department at the Community Park's Nature Center. Enjoy a fun hour of coloring and ask questions in

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Here’s what’s happening around town: Thursday, Jan. 31
January 31, 2019
Hello, Sewickley! Today is the last day of January, which is recognized as School Board Appreciation Month. According to the state Board of Education, there are about 4,500 elected school board officials who serve Pennsylvania's 500 schools. The role of a school board is to oversee educational programs, personnel and

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Sewickley Sweetest Sale starts Wednesday
January 30, 2019
More than 20 businesses will participate in Sewickley's Sweetest Sale, which starts Wednesday and ends Feb. 9. Emoji balloons will signify that a business is offering a special deal for the event, sponsored by Sewickley Chamber of Commerce. For information, visit www.sewickleychamberofcommerce.org.

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Here’s what’s happening around town: Wednesday, Jan. 30
January 30, 2019
Hello, Sewickley! Today could be a record-breaking day in terms of the lowest high temperature. The high temperature, according to John Darnley of the National Weather Service in Moon, will be about 7 degrees. The record for Jan. 30 was set in 1977 at 10 degrees. The National Weather Serviced

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Quaker Valley, St. James closed Wednesday
January 29, 2019
Quaker Valley School District and St. James School in Sewickley will be closed Wednesday, Jan. 30 due to cold temperatures and a wind chill advisory in effect. All QV activities are canceled for Wednesday, however, the WPIAL wrestling tournament at QVHS will take place.

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Here’s what’s happening around town: Tuesday, Jan. 29
January 29, 2019
Hello, Sewickley! Sewickley Heights History Center continues the free lecture series andquot;On the Shoulders of Giantsandquot; with board member Tim Appleton at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 31. This week, the series, which expands on the first early industrialist families to settle in Sewickley Heights, will focus on the Rea family.

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Here’s what’s happening around town: Monday, Jan. 28
January 28, 2019
Hello, Sewickley, Sweetwater Center for the Arts has a new guild open to all working artists and craftsmen. The guild will host three internationally recognized historical masters, George Gaadt, John Buxton and Robert Griffing, starting at 7 p.m. today at the Sewickley United Methodist Church, 337 Broad St. An open-panel

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Service to honor Four Chaplains
January 27, 2019
Leetsdale VFW Post 3372 will hold a service to honor the Four Chaplains at 11 a.m. Feb. 4. Weather permitting, the service will be conducted at the Memorial, located along Beaver Street in front of the VFW. In case of inclement weather, the service will be moved indoors. A prayer

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Here’s what’s happening around town: Saturday, Jan. 26
January 26, 2019
Hello, Sewickley! Mark your calendars for Tuesday at 7 p.m. when novelist James Charlesworth will be at Penguin Bookshop on Beaver Street. Charlesworth, a Pennsylvania native who attended Penn State, is author of andquot;The Patricide of George Benjamin Hill.andquot; His first novel follows the four grown children of a self-made

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Sewickley Public Library hosts book sale
January 26, 2019
Beat the winter andquot;blahsandquot; with books. Browse and buy at the Friends of Sewickley Public Library's Book Sale. The sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Feb. 8, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Feb. 9. The sale from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Feb. 10 is $5 per

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Here’s what’s happening around town: Friday, Jan. 25
January 25, 2019
Hello, Sewickley! Tomorrow, the community is coming together to help someone dedicated to keeping their hometown safe. The pasta dinner fundraiser for Sewickley Police Officer Mark Smilek, who is fighting cancer, is happening from 1 to 6 p.m. Saturday at St. James School cafeteria. Smilek, 45, was diagnosed in May

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Albino raccoon makes regular Aleppo appearance
January 24, 2019
An albino raccoon shows up nearly every day at Cathy Baloga's home. The creature started coming around when the Aleppo resident fed birds in the afternoon. Now, she says, his favorite treat is a sandwich. Warden Matt Kramer of the Pennsylvania Game Commission said albinism -- a group of inherited

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Here’s what’s happening around town: Thursday, Jan. 24
January 24, 2019
Hello, Sewickley! Thandamp;#173;e United States is renowned for haandamp;#173;ving one of the most sophisticated judicial systems in the world, and learning how it works can be useful in case you ever need to file a lawsuit, defend yourself in court, claim damages from the government or even pay a traffic

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Sewickley Valley Historical Society to air new documentary in honor of Black History Month
January 24, 2019
Sewickley Valley Historical Society will present andquot;Wendell Freeland: A Quiet Soldier,andquot; beginning at 7:30 a.m. Feb. 13 at the Old Sewickley Post Office. This new documentary film, directed by Billy Jackson, tells the story of Wendell Freeland -- Tuskegee Airman, civil rights attorney and powerful advocate for the poor and

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Aid is available for federal employees in Sewickley area
January 23, 2019
North Hills Community Outreach (NHCO) is available to assist federal employees living in the agency's service area who are furloughed or working without pay. A nonprofit serving families facing crisis, hardship and poverty, NHCO serves nearly 50 communities in northern Allegheny County -- including Aleppo, Bell Acres, Edgeworth, Glenfield, Glen

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Here’s what’s happening around town: Wednesday, Jan. 23
January 23, 2019
Hello, Sewickley! Just a reminder that andquot;Designing for Success: An Evening With the Superintendentandquot; is tonight at 6:30 p.m. at Quaker Valley Middle School. It will be Tammy Andreyko's first opportunity to engage directly with the Quaker Valley community about the work she has been leading and her priorities for

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Get healthy with ‘Walk with a Doc’ program at Sewickley Valley YMCA
January 23, 2019
Heritage Valley Health System has partnered with Walk With A Doc to help residents take a step toward better health. A 10-minute health talk from a Heritage Valley physician will begin at 9 a.m. Jan. 31 at the Sewickley Valley YMCA, followed by an hour-long walk around the YMCA's indoor

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Here’s what’s happening around town: Tuesday, Jan. 22
January 22, 2019
Hello, Sewickley! Have a little one who's just about ready for school Head to the Preschool/Kindergarten Open House for Parents event tomorrow from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the Sewickley Public Library. Representatives from preschools, childcare centers and kindergartens in the Quaker Valley area will be available to answer questions

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Cyber dangers to be addressed at Sewickley Academy program
January 22, 2019
Phillip Little, educational outreach specialist from the Pennsylvania Attorney General's Office, will provide an overview of the social media young people are using today and share tips on how to help children navigate it safely and responsibly from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Jan. 28. Parents and educators play a critical

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Here’s what’s happening around town: Monday, Jan. 21
January 21, 2019
Hello, Sewickley! Happy Monday morning! A local shop is offering a way to better your balance while supporting families going through tough times. Revitalize - A Sewickley Wellness Centre, at 432 Green St., is selling genuine bamboo walking sticks for $20. All proceeds go to Christopher's Kitchen, a nonprofit dedicated

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‘Breakfast Club’ launched for families with young children
January 20, 2019
andquot;The Breakfast Clubandquot; is a new program at St. Stephen's Anglican Church, Sewickley, for families with young children. The purpose is to help facilitate connections and provide a space to talk about relevant topics to families. The entire family is invited for a light breakfast together, beginning at 9 a.m.

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Sewickley area real estate transactions for week of Jan. 19, 2019
January 19, 2019
Here are the latest Sewickley area real estate transactions: Sewickley MJT Properties LLC sold property at 716-718 Maple Lane to Pine Road Investments LLC for $328,500. Riverstone Property Solutions LLC sold property at 907 Nevin Ave. to Joy Johnson for $360,000. Leet Keith Reabe sold property at 151 Kenney Drive

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Here’s what’s happening around town: Saturday, Jan. 19
January 19, 2019
Hello, Sewickley! Is there anything better than curling up next to a fire with a good book when the weather is nasty Registration is open for Sewickley Public Library's Adult Winter Reading program, which launches Tuesday. Participants will set their own goals of reading minutes between Jan. 22 and March

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Women’s Club meetings planned
January 19, 2019
Woman's Club of Sewickley Valley meetings are held at the Edgeworth Club and begin with lunch at 12:15 p.m. The cost of lunch is $9 to $13. The program begins at 1:30 p.m. and is free to all. The Feb. 11 theme will be andquot;Dixie Doc,andquot; a celebration of Dixieland

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Here’s what’s happening around town: Friday, Jan. 18
January 18, 2019
Hello, Sewickley! Heads up: the Sewickley Valley YMCA's Family Fun Winter Blast originally scheduled for Saturday has been postponed due to expected inclement weather. Look for the Y to reschedule the event, which will include a bounce house, hamster ball, obstacle course, face painting, family swim and lots of other

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Here’s what’s happening around town: Thursday, Jan. 17
January 17, 2019
Hello, Sewickley! The weekend is in sight! Maybe you're thinking of staying in and cooking a nice, veggie-heavy meal If so, stop by the Winter Farmer's Market Saturday at St. James from 9:30 a.m. to noon for fresh local winter vegetables and more. The church is located at 200 Walnut

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‘Owl Prowl’ coming to Sewickley’s Audobon Greenway
January 17, 2019
An after-dark andquot;Owl Prowlandquot; will be held at Sewickley's Audubon Greenway Conservation Area off of Magee Road starting at 7 p.m. Jan. 31. National Aviary ornithologist Bob Mulvihill will lead the nature walk to listen and look for owls. Equipped with a call device to coax owls closer to the

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Tull bringing new workout studio to Sewickley
January 16, 2019
Ramp 'N' Rize, a low-impact workout studio, announced plans today to launch its flagship location in Sewickley. Beginning in March, the Beaver Street studio will offer workouts for full-body conditioning to clients in a group setting and personal training sessions. andquot;My family and I fell in love with Sewickley well

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Here’s what’s happening around town: Wednesday, Jan. 16
January 16, 2019
Hello, Sewickley! Happy Wednesday! We're telling you about this one a little early just in case you need to get a sitter lined up. Christ Church at Grove Farm is hosting the popular comedian couple Jay and Laura Laffoon for the Ultimate Date Night Feb. 1, at its site, 249

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Here’s what’s happening around town: Tuesday, Jan. 15
January 15, 2019
Hello, Sewickley! Registration is open for Sewickley Academy's 32nd auction, andquot;Unmask the Possibilities: The Red and Black Masquerade Ball.andquot; The event is scheduled for 6 to 9 p.m. Feb. 9, at Allegheny Country Club, 250 County Club Road, Sewickley. The auction serves as one of the primary fundraising initiatives for

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Here’s what’s happening around town: Monday, Jan. 14
January 14, 2019
Hello, Sewickley! Good Monday morning! It's a jam-packed week in the Quaker Valley School District! Today starts kindergarten registration. If you have a child who will be 5 years old on or before Sept. 1, be sure to schedule your Kindergarten Roundup appointment. For more, click here. The school board

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Author James Charlesworth to hold event at Penguin Bookshop
January 13, 2019
Author James Charlesworth will present his first novel, andquot;The Patricide of George Benjamin Hill,andquot; from 7 to 8 p.m. Jan. 29 at Penguin Bookshop. Charlesworth, the recipient of a Martin Dibner Fellowship from the Maine Community Foundation, is a Pennsylvania native. To be released Jan. 15, the literary suspense novel

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Library hosts nature center program
January 12, 2019
Sewickley Public Library will host family story time at the Ohio Township Nature Center from 10 to 10:45 a.m. Jan. 14. The program will include stories, songs and crafts for the entire family. Online registration closes at 9 p.m. Jan. 13. After that, all registrations must take place by phone

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Here’s what’s happening around town: Saturday, Jan. 12
January 12, 2019
Hello, Sewickley! Interested in helping your fellow man and getting a little light cardio at the same time North Hills Community Outreach is seeking volunteers to shovel snow for seniors in northern Allegheny County. Keeping driveways and sidewalks safe is especially important for our older residents. To get involved, contact

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Sewickley area real estate transactions for week of Jan. 11, 2019
January 11, 2019
Here are the latest Sewickley area real estate transactions: Aleppo William Kastroll trustee sold property at 775 Redgate Road to Masonic Villages Grand Lodge Pennsylvani for $635,000. Dolores Sewchok sold property at 608 Sewickley Heights Drive to Deborah and Norman Meanor for $150,000. Bell Acres Estate of Ralph Steele sold

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Here’s what’s happening around town: Friday, Jan. 11
January 11, 2019
Hello, Sewickley! Did you know the Harmonists didn't mark their own graves because they believed themselves equal in death as in life Located at the corner of Church and 11th streets in Ambridge, the Harmonist Cemetery has only three headstones, and those are for hired workers of the Harmony Society.

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Men’s Club to host Fort Pitt educator
January 9, 2019
Senior Men's Club of the Sewickley Valley YMCA will welcome Kathleen Lugarich, education manager of the Fort Pitt Museum, during their Jan. 18 meeting. Beginning at 10 a.m., Lugarich will discuss Pittsburgh's origins by exploring the conflict over the forks of the Ohio River between the British, French and Native

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Sewickley church headed to March for Life in D.C.
January 8, 2019
Local churches, including St. James and St. Mary, will sponsor activities in support of the 46th Annual March for Life in Washington, D.C., to be held Jan. 18. A bus leaving St. James that morning will take marchers to the event. A few spots are still available. For information or

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Here’s what’s happening around town: Wednesday, Jan. 9
January 8, 2019
Hello, Sewickley! Welcoming Everyone, a group seeking to bring together people of different backgrounds and beliefs in the Quaker Valley area, along with the Beth Samuel Jewish Center is hosting an interfaith program to reflect on the Tree of Life tragedy this Sunday at 3 p.m. The event, to be

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Sweetwater announces Sweet Jazz lineup
January 8, 2019
Sweetwater Center for the Arts has announced the lineup for its annual Clearview Federal Credit Union SweetJazz Music Series, happening from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday nights in February and March. Performers include:Feb. 1 - Tania andamp;amp; Jeff Grubbs Quartet. Love songs that tug at the heart.Feb. 8 - Roger

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Here’s what’s happening around town: Tuesday, Jan. 8
January 8, 2019
Hello, Sewickley! Looking to participate in a fun activity for a good cause this weekend On Saturday, Sweetwater Center for the Arts is sponsoring two wet clay open studio sessions in support of an Empty Bowls fundraising event, hosted by Just Harvest and the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank. Anyone

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Children’s Museum brings exhibit to Sewickley Library
January 7, 2019
The Sewickley Public Library will host andquot;XOXO: Project on Love and Forgiveness,andquot; an exhibit of the Children's Museum of Pittsburgh, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Jan. 12. The exhibit was created four years ago to help participants consider what makes us sad, mad and happy, and think about love

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Here’s what’s happening around town: Monday, Jan. 7
January 7, 2019
Hello, Sewickley! Looking for a fun excuse to get the family out of the house on a winter Monday morning Sewickley Public Library is hosting a family story time at the Ohio Township Nature Center today from 10 to 10:45 a.m. The event will feature stories, songs and crafts for

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Quaker Valley to collect books for local children
January 5, 2019
The Quaker Valley School District and their HSA/PTAs are supporting The BookStop program, a project of the Western Pennsylvania Early Literacy Team, which encourages school districts to collect new or gently used books for distribution to children in the community at various neighborhood sites. After a successful launch last year,

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Hello, Sewickley! Here’s what’s happening around town: Saturday, Jan. 5
January 5, 2019
Hello, Sewickley! Calling all curious minds. The Sewickley Query Club has two meetings this month, the first coming up on Monday, Jan. 7, at 7 p.m. in the upstairs Community Room of the Sewickley Public Library, 500 Thorn St. Topics to be discussed include genetic engineering with Steve Houghton and

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Aleppo offering Christmas tree recycling
January 4, 2019
Residents of Aleppo can place their Christmas trees on the curb for pickup by 9 a.m. Jan. 7. All decorations must be removed as the trees will be placed in a chipper. Trees that aren't on the curb by 9 a.m. Jan. 7 will be picked up by Waste Management

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Sewickley area real estate transactions for the week of Jan. 4, 2019
January 4, 2019
Here are the latest Sewickley area real estate transactions: Aleppo Margaret McCahon sold property at Leetwood Ave. to Fleuger L.P. for $33,440 (state deed transfer stamps indicate a value of $57,684). John Miller sold property at 801 Timber Lane to Lyudmila Hyman for $225,000. Leetsdale Aaron Wharton sold property at

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Here’s what’s happening around town: Thursday, Jan. 10
January 4, 2019
Hello, Sewickley! Do you have some ideas about how to bring more people to the town you know and love Explore Sewickley -- a nonprofit focused on promoting the commercial business district -- is seeking energetic, forward-thinking people to serve on the board, which is expanding this year. An informational

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Sweetwater to host reception for futurist ‘Times End’ installation
January 3, 2019
Sweetwater Center for the Arts, Sewickley, will host an opening reception from 7 to 9 p.m. Jan. 17 for Times End, an installation that offers futurist views for our society, culture and planet. As our world evolves, we see changes that inspire awe and fear in what is to come.

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Recycle your Christmas trees until Jan. 19 in Sewickley
January 3, 2019
People who live in Sewickley can place their Christmas trees between the curb and the sidewalk for recycling on street-sweeping days. The trees will be picked up until Jan. 19. Participants should make sure lights, tinsel and decorations are removed from the trees. Wreaths won't be recycled.

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Hello, Sewickley! Here’s what’s happening around town: Thursday, Jan. 3
January 3, 2019
Hello, Sewickley! Did you know the Sewickley Valley YMCA collects items for local nonprofits every month In January, the Y is collecting gloves and scarves for adults and children in the Mooncrest After School program. The program is run by the Felician Sisters and provides a safe and secure place

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Hello, Sewickley! Here’s what’s happening around town: Wednesday, Jan. 2
January 2, 2019
Hello, Sewickley! New year, new look! Each day of the week, Hello, Sewickley! will feature a different image from around town. If you have a shot you'd like to see here, send it our way! We hope you enjoyed the holidays and are diving into 2019 with energy and enthusiasm

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Tickets on sale for Quaker Valley Middle School musical ‘Mary Poppins Jr.’
December 31, 2018
Quaker Valley Middle School students will be performing the musical andquot;Mary Poppins Jr.andquot; on Jan. 18 and 19. Based on the classic 1964 movie starring Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke, the updated Broadway show was created in collaboration with Cameron Mackintosh by Oscar-winning andquot;Downtown Abbeyandquot; screenwriter Julian Fellowes. He

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Sewickley area real estate transactions for week of Dec. 28, 2018
December 28, 2018
Here are the latest Sewickley area real estate transactions: Leet Michael Rosselle sold property at 44 Plum St. to Wells Fargo Bank NA trustee for $2,525. Leetsdale Nancy Seth sold property at 101 Victory Lane to Marlex Properties LLC for $40,500 (state deed transfer stamps indicate a value of $90,630).

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Quaker Valley alum earns graduate degree from Harvard
December 27, 2018
Jacklyn (Jackie) Marie Persuit, a 2009 graduate of Quaker Valley High School and 2013 graduate of Boston University, has earned her master's degree in mathematics for teaching from Harvard University. Jackie has been teaching math at Needham High School since 2013. She currently resides in Boston, Massachusetts.

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Expect roving patrols, sobriety checkpoints between Dec. 28 and Jan. 1
December 27, 2018
The West Hills DUI Task Force will have roving patrols and sobriety checkpoints between Dec. 28 and Jan. 1 in the region. Officers from Avalon, Bellevue, Carnegie, Coraopolis, Crescent, Edgeworth, Findlay, Kennedy, Leetsdale, Moon, North Fayette, Ohio Township, Robinson, and Sewickley, will be taking part in the operations.

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‘Hamilton’ gives Sewickley-area residents a chance to see one of their own
December 26, 2018
The Broadway hit andquot;Hamiltonandquot; opens Jan. 1 for a 31-performance run in Pittsburgh. For people in the Sewickley Valley, the show offers a chance to see one of their own, Peter Matthew Smith, in a starring role. Smith, 41, is a Sewickley native and 1995 Quaker Valley High School alumnus

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Enjoy Sewickley’s Light Up Night all over again with this encore presentation
December 25, 2018
Merry Christmas! After you celebrate the reason for the season and unwrap all of your goodies, relax by revisiting how we kicked off the holiday season -- with Sewickley's annual Light Up Night.

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It’s time to watch ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ as our countdown concludes
December 23, 2018
On this, the eve of Christmas Eve, the Tull Family Theater has a few seats left for its 11:30 a.m. showing of the classic holiday movie andquot;It's a Wonderful Lifeandquot; and there's an encore showing at 11:30 a.m. Christmas Eve. It's a great way to mark the season in Sewickley.

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Sewickley Library closed on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day
December 22, 2018
The Sewickley Public Library, 500 Thorn St., offers a variety of programs for people of all ages. Registration, unless otherwise noted, is available by calling 412-741-6920. Library closed The library will be closed on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Children's programs andamp;#8226; The library will be showing the movie andquot;Snow

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There are only three days until Christmas
December 22, 2018
Countdowns are always fun. While adults may dispute this because the to-do list remains long before Christmas Day, for children this is the point where the excitement builds. And ready-or-not, there are now but three sleeps until Christmas!

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Here’s what’s happening around town: Saturday, Dec. 22
December 22, 2018
Hello, Sewickley! will be taking a short hiatus through Jan. 1, but we do have a special gift we'd like to give our readers. On Christmas Day, we'll be re-airing our live coverage from Sewickley Light Up night! All the performances, interviews and merriment will be available for view on

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Here’s what’s happening around town: Friday, Dec. 21
December 21, 2018
Hello, Sewickley! While this time of year often makes most people think of those less fortunate, some organizations are dedicated to helping them all year long. Colleen McKerley of Light of Life Rescue Mission will speak to the Senior Men's Club at the Sewickley Valley YMCA this morning to share

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With 4 days until Christmas, it’s rainy and feels like spring
December 21, 2018
If the rain were snow, it would feel like Christmas in Sewickley. But with daytime highs in the 40s, it feels more like spring. As our countdown continues, here are photos of Christmastime 2018 from Wolcott Park on Broad Street in Sewickley. When you go to sleep tonight, remember there

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Successful Sewickley Academy grads help kids from Youth Places in Pittsburgh
December 21, 2018
A pair of Silicon Valley executives who are alums of Sewickley Academy recently hosted a andquot;Shark Tankandquot; style business pitch competition in Pittsburgh. Silicon Valley executives and Weirton, W.Va. natives Vijay Chattha, founder and CEO of VSC and Alex Alpert, founder and CEO of Shyft, are both graduates of Sewickley

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Sewickley area real estate transactions for week of Dec. 20, 2018
December 20, 2018
Here are the latest Sewickley area real estate transactions: Aleppo Timothy Perrott sold property at 314 Weber Road to Timothy Perrott and Janet Miller for $1 (state deed transfer stamps indicate a value of $168,891). Bell Acres Michael Bummer sold property at 505 Hamilton Drive Ext. to Brian Carey and

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Here’s what’s happening around town: Thursday, Dec. 20
December 20, 2018
Hello, Sewickley! The folks over at The Tull Family Theater know for families and children impacted by autism and other special needs, going to the movies can be overwhelming. To allow anyone with sensory sensitivities to enjoy the show, the Walnut Street theater is hosting an inclusive, low-sensory screening of

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Are you finished shopping yet? There’s still time to find the perfect gifts in Sewickley
December 20, 2018
It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas (or not). Despite the balmy-for-December temperature outside, soon it will be Christmas Day. But there's still time to shop in Sewickley's business district, where there are plenty of Sewickley- and Pittsburgh-themed gifts to be had. Read Tawnya Panizzi's roundup of some of

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Here’s what’s happening around town: Wednesday, Dec. 19
December 19, 2018
Hello, Sewickley! Our neighbors over at Animal Friends have several holiday-themed events happening at 562 Camp Horne Road in Ohio Township. On Friday, from 4 to 7 p.m., join them for their annual Cookie Walk, returning this year in delicious fashion. Follow your nose to pick out the perfect assortment

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Are you dreaming of a white Christmas? The dream has come true 5 times since 1970
December 19, 2018
Are you dreaming of a white Christmas It's not looking like it's going to come true this year, but that's the norm and not the exception in the Pittsburgh area, according to the National Weather Service's offices in Moon. The last five white Christmases were in 2017, 2002, 1995, 1993

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Here’s what’s happening around town: Tuesday, Dec. 18
December 18, 2018
Hello, Sewickley! Looking to go walking in a Winter Wonderland Depending on the forecast, that could be just what awaits those who attend the Allegheny Land Trust's Starlight Stroll from 5 to 6 p.m. Saturday. Strollers will enjoy the opportunity to explore one of our local greenspaces after dark. The

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Don’t panic, but there’s only a week until Christmas
December 18, 2018
It's crunch time in our Christmas countdown. With a week until Christmas, there are gifts to buy, gifts to wrap, errands to run, lines to try to wait patiently in... it's enough to be overwhelming at times. But it's also exciting, because, well, there's only a week until Christmas. Enjoy

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Here’s what’s happening around town: Monday, Dec. 17
December 17, 2018
Hello, Sewickley! Are you thinking to yourself, andquot;Oh my gosh, Christmas is next week and I still need to shopandquot; Would sipping a refreshing adult beverage help take the edge off Do both at Spoiled Chics andquot;A Very Merry Limoncello Niteandquot; happening this Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m. Attendees

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Turn a manic Monday into a magical one by watching ‘The Princess Bride’
December 17, 2018
For those who don't have to work today, the Tull Family Theater is offering up a fun yule tide treat with a noon showing of andquot;The Princess Bride.andquot; It's a fun way to spend an afternoon, if you have the time. Info is available here. When you go to sleep

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Today is the next-to-last ‘Sunday in the Village’
December 16, 2018
It's time for some kettle corn and more. Today is the next-to-last andquot;Sunday in the Villageandquot; promotion sponsored by Explore Sewickley and the Sewickley Valley Chamber of Commerce. That means there are free carriage rides, Santa's in the Wolcott Park gazebo and there are brunch-themed food trucks in the village

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Heritage Valley earns reaccreditation in nuclear cardiology
December 15, 2018
Heritage Valley Heart and Vascular Center has been granted a three-year term of accreditation by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) in Nuclear Cardiology. The accreditation was first earned in 2015 and has been awarded again as the Heart and Vascular Center continues to demonstrate ongoing commitment to providing quality patient

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Here’s what’s happening around town: Saturday, Dec. 15
December 15, 2018
Hello, Sewickley! Looking to take a break from all the holiday hustle and bustle. Why not take in a show Today is your last chance to see andquot;Wit,andquot; the 1999 Pulitzer Prize-winning drama being staged by the Iron Horse Theatre Company. The play is directed by Tom Mirth and features

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Have you checked out the Ohio Valley Lines Model Railroad yet this holiday season?
December 15, 2018
As our Christmas countdown continues, today is a great day to make the short trip north to Ambridge to the Ohio Valley Lines Model Railroad at 1225 Merchant St. The group's annual holiday shows started after Thanksgiving and runs from noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. For more information,

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Here’s what’s happening around town: Friday, Dec. 14
December 14, 2018
Hello, Sewickley! Looking for an easy way to check something off your holiday to-do list Stop by The Christmas Wrap happening at North Way Christian Community's Sewickley Valley Ministry Center, 801 Beaver St., from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. tomorrow. The festive event will feature gift-wrapping stations, crafts and reindeer

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Cookies are one of the sweetest things about Christmas
December 14, 2018
One of the sweetest parts of Christmas is the cookies, and the smell of them baking in an oven. But given the busy lives many of us now lead, finding the time to bake is a challenge. The folks at the Sewickley United Methodist Church have us covered. The church's

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Sewickley-area real estate transactions for week of Dec. 13, 2018
December 13, 2018
Here are the latest Sewickley-area real estate transactions: Aleppo Ira Ewing estate et al. sold property at Leetwood Ave. to Fleuger L.P. for $8,360. Paul Schmidt sold property at 600 Redgate Road to Nalcom Partners L.P. for $248,000. Michael Stanford sold property at 96 Shady Lake Drive to Nicholas Stanford

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As our countdown continues, here’s to the birds of Christmas
December 13, 2018
We're at the point in our countdown to Christmas that's for the birds -- literally. There are 12 sleeps until Christmas and it brings to mind the classic carol andquot;The Twelve Days of Christmasandquot; which features birds. A lot of them. A partridge, two turtle doves, three French hens, four

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Here’s what’s happening around town: Wednesday, Dec. 12
December 12, 2018
Hello, Sewickley! What pairs with a nice dark stout Stories about spiders, of course! As part of its Animals You Didn't Know You Loved series, Fern Hollow Nature Center is hosting andquot;Spiders andamp;amp; Stoutandquot; from 7 to 9 p.m. this evening. Guests will learn about the world of spiders while

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It’s time for even procrastinators to start counting down to Christmas
December 12, 2018
We started our Christmas countdown on Black Friday, and then, it seemed like Christmas was something we were looking forward to, but we had plenty of time to get everything done to make the holiday bright. Now, it's time to get it in gear. Procrastinators, it's time to realize there

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Here’s what’s happening around town: Tuesday, Dec. 11
December 11, 2018
Hello, Sewickley! If you like your history with a little local flavor, come to the Western Pennsylvania Civil War Roundtable meeting tomorrow from 7:30 to 9 p.m. at Edgeworth Elementary School for a lecture titled andquot;Southwest Pennsylvania African-Americans in the Civil Warandquot; with Karen Fisher Younger. Younger, chair of the

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Here’s what’s happening around town: Monday, Dec. 10
December 10, 2018
Hello, Sewickley! If you're anything like me, you just can't get enough holiday music. There's something special about hearing those classics in the car, in stores, anywhere! The Sewickley Music Cub also is celebrating andquot;The Most Wonderful Time of the Yearandquot; with a performance by Pittsburgh jazz legend The Benny

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Check out what’s happening at the Sewickley Public Library
December 9, 2018
The Sewickley Public Library, 500 Thorn St., offers a variety of programs for people of all ages. Registration, unless otherwise noted, is available by calling 412-741-6920. Children's programs andamp;#8226; A dance party for toddlers and preschoolers will be held from 6:45 to 7:15 p.m. every Thursday. andamp;#8226; A block party

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Here’s what’s happening around town: Saturday, Dec. 8
December 8, 2018
Hello, Sewickley! As part of its ongoing Holiday mART, Sweetwater Center for the Arts is inviting all kids to come visit with Santa from noon to 2 p.m. today. Professional photographer Heidi Monterrubio of Heidi Lee Portraits will be there to take complimentary photos. All ages are welcome. Holiday mART,

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Here’s what’s happening around town: Friday, Dec. 7
December 7, 2018
Hello, Sewickley! Do you love to read Do you also love adorable, sweet, lovable dogs Then does the Sewickley Public Library ever have an event for you! On Sunday, the library is inviting kids in grades kindergarten through five to come pick out a picture book, snuggle up and read

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New Heritage Valley ConvenientCare clinic opens in Aliquippa
December 7, 2018
Heritage Valley Health System, which operates the hospital in Sewickley and medical offices including a ConvenientCare clinic in Edgeworth has opened a new clinic in Aliquippa, according to a news release. The ConvenientCare clinic, located in the Aliquippa Shopping Center, 2719 Brodhead Road, is the ninth walk-in clinic operated by

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Luminaria are a Christmas tradition in the Sewickley Valley
December 7, 2018
As our Christmas countdown continues, today is a good time to remind everyone that the Boy Scouts from Sewickley Troop 243 are selling luminaria kits for the holiday season. Each kit contains 10 five-inch candles, 10 white paper bags and a bag of sand. The price is $12 per kit.

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Sewickley’s Cocothé among top spots for foodies, according to OpenTable
December 6, 2018
Another Sewickley restaurant has landed on a best-of list recently released by the restaurant booking app OpenTable. The casual/elegant eatery Cocothandamp;#233;, 545 Beaver St., featuring Executive Chef Dave DeVoss' creations is among the restaurants on a list of restaurants recommended for foodies that was compiled by crunching OpenTable's user data

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Sewickley area real estate transactions for week of Dec. 6, 2018
December 6, 2018
Aleppo Leanne Ford Shaffer sold property at 910 Glen Mitchell Road to Edward Ryan Laginess for $240,000. Here are the latest Sewickley area real estate transactions: Bell Acres Gail Marie Bucuren sold property at 1737 Big Sewickley Creek Road to Sean Lewis and Kathryn Emily Frederick for $177,000. Edgeworth Estate

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Here are some recipes to spread holiday cheer as our Christmas countdown continues
December 6, 2018
The holiday season means it's time to plan parties and entertain friends and family at gatherings around the yule log. Here are a few recipes the folks at the American spirits manufacturer Brown-Forman emailed that we thought we'd share: Sparkling Holiday Punch -- A bubbly and festive addition to all

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St. James robotics league is burgeoning as championships loom at Sewickley Academy
December 6, 2018
Sewickley's St. James School's FIRST LEGO League's teams are doing well in competition as they compete in their second season. The school has three teams, plus is starting a FIRST LEGO League Jr. team for fourth graders. One of the teams won third place Nov. 3 at the Sewickley Academy

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Here’s what’s happening around town: Thursday, Dec. 6
December 6, 2018
Hello, Sewickley! It might not be baseball weather outside but attendees of tomorrow's Senior Men's Club meeting can enjoy a morning talking about the beloved national pastime. The club will welcome former Pirates manager Jim Leyland at their meeting at the Sewickley Valley YMCA. Coffee and donuts will be served

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Here’s what’s happening around town: Thursday, Dec. 13
December 5, 2018
Hello, Sewickley! Have you heard of Tyrion Pittister His story is hard to forget. The pit bull is a survivor of a dogfighting ring, which is why his face and body are so badly scarred. Hello Bully, a Pittsburgh nonprofit, brought him here from Georgia, and today, he's enjoying life

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Sewickley extends leaf collection until Dec. 14 as our Christmas countdown continues
December 5, 2018
We're back. Those who've been paying attention may have noticed that we missed Tuesday in our Christmas Countdown, but we're back with good news for those who live in Sewickley. Leaf collection has been extended until Dec. 14, as those who have signed up for the borough's Savvy Citizen program

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Penguin Bookshop to host launch of book by Sewickley father, son
December 4, 2018
A father and son who teamed up to write a book about the joys of being a caregiver will be launching the book at 7 tonight at the Penguin Bookshop, 417 Beaver St., Sewickley. George Shannon still lives in Sewickley, and his son Chad Patrick lives in Pittsburgh. They teamed

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Here’s what’s happening around town: Tuesday, Dec. 4
December 4, 2018
Hello, Sewickley! It's only Tuesday but it's never to soon to start making weekend plans -- and let's not forget that kids aren't the only ones who like meeting Santa. Animal Friends at 562 Camp Horne Road, Ohio Township, will host Pet Photos with Santa from 10 a.m. to 4

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Stop and just enjoy the season as our Christmas countdown continues
December 3, 2018
It's a merry Monday in Sewickley, and our calendar is empty today. But that isn't necessarily a bad thing, considering the busy holiday weekend we all enjoyed. It's important to remember to take time to relax from the hustle and bustle and just enjoy a quiet day. It's also a

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Here’s what’s happening around town: Monday, Dec. 3
December 3, 2018
Hello, Sewickley! -- What a festive weekend in our community! Between Light Up Night, The Santa Parade, Santa at the Station, and Christmas at the Village at Old Economy Village, there was no shortage of holiday cheer. If you attended any of the events, we want to hear all about

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As Advent begins, the reason for the season is evident at churches in Sewickley
December 2, 2018
It's the first Sunday of Advent, the spiritual time of preparation for Christmas, and that means the churches in Sewickley are ready to celebrate the reason for the season and for our Jewish neighbors, sundown tonight also marks the start of Chanukah. At St. James Catholic Church, 200 Walnut St.,

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Photo Gallery: Sewickley Santa Parade
December 1, 2018
Mild weather meant a great crowd for the Sewickley Santa Parade Dec. 1. Members of local fire departments, marching bands and dance groups made their way down Beaver Street before Santa himself made his appearance atop a Cochran Hose Company fire truck.

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Here’s what’s happening around town: Saturday, Dec. 1
December 1, 2018
Hello, Sewickley! We hope you had a great time at Light Up Night last night! Let's keep the holiday fun going with a few events happening around town this weekend. The Sewickley Santa Parade is taking place today from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event, sponsored by the Quaker

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Sewickley police investigating attempted thefts reported Thursday
November 30, 2018
Expect an increased police presence in downtown Sewickley throughout the holiday season. That's always been the borough police department's mission -- even before word spread through town Thursday that there were two andquot;attempted robberiesandquot; at Beaver Street businesses. That news was spread by an email blast sent out by Explore

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Hello, Sewickley! Here’s what’s happening around town: Friday, Nov. 30
November 30, 2018
Hello, Sewickley! -- It's Light Up Night! That magical night when the Sewickley community comes together for an evening of holiday merriment is finally here. The Herald staff will be out in full force, so be sure to say hello if you see us out and about or stop by

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Light Up night in Sewickley means there are 25 days until Christmas
November 30, 2018
It's here! Today is Sewickley's Light Up night, the official kick-off to the holiday season. For a roundup of the tonight's events, click here. Also be sure to look for Sewickley Herald staffers around and about during the festivities. It's also time to say goodbye to November and get ready

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The clock is ticking to mail those Christmas cards and packages
November 30, 2018
It's the busiest time of year for the people who come to your door or the end of your driveway each day, rain or shine, to deliver the mail. They include Sewickley-based postal carrier Kenny Mauras Marrero, whom the Sewickley Herald caught up with Wednesday on Logan Street in Sewickley,

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Sewickley area real estate transactions for week of Nov. 29, 2018
November 29, 2018
Here are the latest Sewickley area real estate transactions: Leetsdale Donald Hubsch sold property at 64 Ohio River Blvd. to Karl and Emily Roser for $9,000. Real estate transactions provided by RealSTATs. Contact RealSTATs at 412-381-3880 or visit www.RealSTATs.net.

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Two attempted robberies at Beaver Street businesses reported to police
November 29, 2018
Sewickley police have been notified about two attempted robberies Thursday at businesses on Beaver Street, according to an email sent out by Explore Sewickley. A man in his mid-30s wearing a black jacket with a red hooded sweatshirt who was riding a bicycle attempted the robberies at Fun Buy the

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Here’s what’s happening around town: Thursday, Nov. 29
November 29, 2018
Hello, Sewickley! We're just one day away from Light Up Night, and we want to see your photos of all the fun! Visit our homepage, click Submit Your Story, and upload your photos and videos from the evening. Until then, there's plenty to keep you busy: -- Does an evening

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Are you ready for Light Up night in Sewickley? It’s Friday night
November 29, 2018
It's the day before Light Up Night in Sewickley as our Christmas countdown continues. Light Up Night starts at 5 p.m. Friday and runs through 9 p.m. There will be music, free horse-drawn carriage rides, ice sculptures and an ice carving competition and fireworks at 8 p.m. Food trucks and

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Leet Township to light up Ambridge Avenue Park for the holidays
November 28, 2018
As our Christmas countdown continues, our attention turns to Leet Township, where at 7 p.m. tonight there will be a holiday celebration and light up night at the Ambridge Avenue Park, 198 Ambridge Ave. The gazebo and a tree will be lit to begin the Christmas season, music will be

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Here’s what’s happening around town: Wednesday, Nov. 28
November 27, 2018
Hello, Sewickley! Happy mid-week! This time of year, there are many ways to shop for a cause, and tomorrow night, Penguin Bookshop at 417 Beaver St. is giving you a great way to do just that. From 6 to 8 p.m. Nov. 29, the shop will host an open house

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Here’s what’s happening around town: Tuesday, Nov. 27
November 27, 2018
Hello, Sewickley! Sewickley Public Library has two special events happening tomorrow -- one aimed at elementary age kids looking to unwind and another for students who simply love to say andquot;awwwww.andquot; Spa Make 'n' Take for grades 2 to 5 will be held Wednesday from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Have

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Sweetwater’s Holiday mART opens today in Sewickley as our Christmas countdown continues
November 27, 2018
For those who didn't attend the Sweetwater Center for the Arts annual Holiday mART kickoff on Saturday, today's the day you can see what's for sale at the annual pop-up boutique that features artisan gifts including a selection of jewelry, ceramics, glass, fiber arts, two-dimensional art, children's gifts and more.

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Here’s what’s happening around town: Monday, Nov. 26
November 26, 2018
Hello, Sewickley! After some shoppers got a glimpse of the offerings at a special preview party over the weekend, Sweetwater Center for the Arts' annual Holiday mART pop-up boutique will be open to all starting tomorrow. The 12 days of Holiday mART feature a variety of artisan gifts from local

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It’s Cyber Monday and it’s also one day closer to Christmas in Sewickley
November 26, 2018
It's Cyber Monday, and while it can be fun and convenient to shop online, it's also nice to enjoy the sights and sounds of Sewickley most any day of the week by shopping in the village business district. Today's also the perfect day to have a warm beverage at one

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Sundays are about faith in the Sewickley Valley as our Christmas countdown continues
November 25, 2018
Our Christmas countdown continues and now it's Sunday and time to rest. It's also a good time to remember the reason for the season at one of Sewickley's many churches. Here's a listing of faith-based groups that have services and activities in the coming weeks.: Beth Samuel Jewish Center The

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Here’s what’s happening around town: Saturday, Nov. 24
November 24, 2018
Hello, Sewickley! Did all that pie you ate over the last few days fail to satisfy your sweet tooth Check out andquot;The Chocolate Boutiqueandquot; coming up Monday at the Edgeworth Club. The event, presented by Tracy McCoy and sponsored by the Woman's Club of Sewickley Valley, starts with an optional

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Sewickley’s Light Up night features a night full of events, food on Nov. 30
November 24, 2018
The 2018 edition of Sewickley's Light Up Night will be from 5 to 9 p.m. Nov. 30. The evening features a fireworks show, two stages of live music and dance acts and at least 15 different food trucks. This year larger-than-life ice sculptures designed by artist Rich Bubin will be

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Sewickley’s the best place to celebrate for Small Business Saturday
November 24, 2018
Our countdown to Christmas continues and today it's Small Business Saturday and Sewickley's the best place to celebrate. Here's a directory of the Sewickley area shops and eateries from our friends at the Sewickley Valley Chamber of Commerce: http://www.sewickleychamberofcommerce.org/directory.html Tonight's also the kickoff of the Sweetwater Center for the Arts'

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Quaker Valley Concert Choir to kick off annual county holiday music series
November 23, 2018
The Quaker Valley High School Concert Choir will kick off the 51st annual Allegheny County Holiday Music Program with a performance at 11:30 a.m. Nov. 29 on the grand staircase of the courthouse, 436 Grant St., Pittsburgh. Performances will be held each weekday through Dec. 20. There will be twenty-nine

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Here’s what’s happening around town: Friday, Nov. 23
November 23, 2018
Hello, Sewickley! Here's hoping all that tryptophan is out of your system because you'll need your energy for the next few days of shopping! With Black Friday today and Small Business Saturday tomorrow, there are sure to be plenty of great deals in town. Start crossing off those Christmas lists

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It’s time start counting down to Christmas in the Sewickley Valley
November 23, 2018
It's time to count down to Christmas, and in the Sewickley Valley there's nary a day between now and Dec. 25 that we don't have something to do to prepare for this, the most wonderful time of the year. Avoid the crowded malls and box stores today and visit the

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Sweetwater will be closed Thursday and Friday, but Holiday mART is Saturday
November 21, 2018
The Sweetwater Center for the Arts will be closed Nov. 22 and 23 for Thanksgiving. Sweetwater will re-open on Saturday evening for the Holiday mART preview party, and be closed again Sunday and Monday (Nov. 25 and 26). This is the 23rd year of the Holiday mART and the preview

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Free Thanksgiving dinner offered at St. James in Sewickley
November 21, 2018
Do you lack plans for Thanksgiving or have nowhere to go for dinner The members of St. James Catholic Church in Sewickley have that taken care of. The church, located at 200 Walnut St. in Sewickley, will have a free Thanksgiving dinner at 1 p.m. Thursday at the church. For

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Burn off that Thanksgiving meal at Sewickley’s annual Turkey Trot
November 21, 2018
Runners will have a chance to burn off the extra calories of the Thanksgiving meal before the food is in the oven Thursday. The Sewickley Turkey Trot 5K starts at 8:30 a.m. at War Memorial Park. Proceeds from the race, sponsored by Heritage Valley Health System, benefit the Faith in

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Here’s what’s happening around town: Wednesday, Nov. 21
November 21, 2018
Hello, Sewickley! Is andquot;The Sound of Musicandquot; one of your favorite things If so, warm up those vocal cords and come to the annual andquot;The Sound of Music Sing-Alongandquot; at 10:30 a.m. Nov. 23 at The Tull Family Theater. More details about this crowd favorite are here. Also coming up

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A note from Rachel, our Neighborhood News Network editor
November 20, 2018
Hello, Sewickley! I'm Rachel LaBar, editor of the Neighborhood News Network and its inaugural site - SewickleyHerald.com. Here at the Neighborhood News Network, we invite you to experience your neighborhood news like never before. At the new SewickleyHerald.com, we are able to deliver even more of the news and information

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Sewickley area real estate transactions for week of Nov. 20, 2018
November 20, 2018
Here are the latest Sewickley area real estate transactions: Aleppo Elsie Murry sold property at Leetwood Ave. to Fleuger L.P. for $32,528 (state deed transfer stamps indicate a value of $57,798). Estate of Laura Kelly sold property at Leetwood Ave. to Fleuger L.P. for $9,576. O. Bradley sold property at

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Expect roving patrols, sobriety checkpoints in Sewickley area this week
November 20, 2018
The West Hills DUI Task Force will have extra roving patrols and sobriety checkpoints during Thanksgiving week from Nov. 21 through the 25 in the area. Officers from Avalon, Bellevue, Carnegie, Coraopolis, Crescent, Edgeworth, Findlay, Kennedy, Leetsdale, Moon, North Fayette, Ohio Township, Robinson, and Sewickley, will be taking part in

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Here’s what’s happening around town: Tuesday, Nov. 20
November 20, 2018
Hello, Sewickley! How's your Thanksgiving planning coming along Are you already thinking of ways to unwind from all the hosting stress The Allegheny Land Trust is offering an andquot;Opt Outside! Starlight Strollandquot; Friday from 5 to 6 p.m. for anyone who might prefer to spend an evening in nature rather

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Vivo Kitchen in Sewickley scores big on OpenTable’s list of best Pittsburgh restaurants
November 19, 2018
A popular Sewickley restaurant is amonth the top-rated restaurants in the region, according to the dining reservation service OpenTable. Open Table plucked the ten locations in Western Pennsylvania that patrons scored the highest after grabbing a meal and Vivo Kitchen on Beaver Street made the list.

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Here’s what’s happening around town: Monday, Nov. 19
November 19, 2018
Hello, Sewickley! Happy Monday! Here's to another great week -- a week that includes a holiday, and what could be better than that -- Speaking of the holiday, no one should have to spend Thanksgiving alone. The St. James community welcomes all to the table at its annual free meal.

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Here’s what’s happening around town: Thursday, Nov. 22
November 17, 2018
Hello, Sewickley! Happy Thanksgiving! We at SewickleyHerald.com hope you and yours have a day filled with love, laughter and, of course, lots of great food! -- Did you get up early and do the Turkey Trot 5K run/walk through town on this cold, cold morning Take any photos If so,

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Here’s what’s happening around town: Friday, Nov. 16
November 16, 2018
Hello, Sewickley! We made it to Friday! Here's hoping your week was a great one, and now you're ready to wind down and relax with some local fun over the next few days. -- Get into the Thanksgiving spirit by taking in a showing of the holiday classic andquot;Planes, Trains

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Sewickley area real estate transactions for week of Nov. 15, 2018
November 15, 2018
Here are the latest Sewickley area real estate transactions: Aleppo Alice Salem sold property at 118 Sewickley Ridge Circle to Michael and April Hopper for $310,750. Bell Acres Joan Pitts sold property at 657 Little Sewickley Creek Road to Kaylee and Paul Haggerty for $195,000. Edgeworth Gary Groom sold property

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November is the time to be aware of diabetes risk, Heritage Valley experts say
November 15, 2018
In recognition of Diabetes Awareness Month, Heritage Valley Health System is encouraging Southwestern Pennsylvania residents to learn their risk for type 2 diabetes and prediabetes and to take preventive action in reducing the chances of developing the disease. According to the Center for Disease Control, 30.3 million Americans -- nearly

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Here’s what’s happening around town: Thursday, Nov. 15
November 15, 2018
Hello, Sewickley! Can you believe Thanksgiving is just one week away If you need a break from organizing your grocery lists, check out these great events happening around town. -- Spoiled Chics at 350 Beaver St. is hosting Limoncello Nite this evening from 6 to 8:30 p.m. The homemade Limoncello

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Pulitzer Prize-winning drama ‘Wit’ opens in Ambridge on Nov. 30
November 14, 2018
Ambridge's Iron Horse Theatre Company will be staging andquot;Witandquot; a Pulitzer Prize-winning play by Margaret Edson in November and December. The play is directed by Tom Mirth and features Amy Ellefson, Harley Allen, Tyrrelle Blakely, Sarah Brunner, Lydia Gibson, Kate Mihelarakis, Michele Morris-Donner, Scott Reinard, David Santiago and Joseph Sible.

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Here’s what’s happening around town: Wednesday, Nov. 14
November 14, 2018
Hello, Sewickley! Looking for something fun to do this week Your community has you covered! -- Ever wonder what goes on behind the scenes at Old Economy Village Find out at Mysteries of the Museum starting this evening at 6 p.m. Attendees can view artifacts in storage rarely seen by

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Heritage Valley’s Dr. Kathleen Osten honored as Everyday Hero
November 13, 2018
A family doctor from Cranberry who has an office in a practice in Edgeworth has been named November's Everyday Hero by the Pennsylvania Medical Society. Dr. Kathleen Osten is part of Heritage Valley Medical Group's Associates in Family Medicine practice in Cranberry and Edgeworth. The medical society's Everyday Hero Award

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Here’s what’s happening around town: Tuesday, Nov. 13
November 13, 2018
Hello, Sewickley! Happy Tuesday! Seems Old Man Winter is reminding us his season is just around the corner. We hope your commute this morning wasn't too dicey or if you're staying in today, that you're wearing your comfiest sweater and have a hot beverage nearby. We hope everyone had fun

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Here’s what’s happening around town: Monday, Nov. 12
November 12, 2018
Welcome to Hello, Sewickley! Here's your daily look at things to do in the Sewickley area today and in the upcoming weeks. If you'd like your group, club or organization's event to be featured in this column, please email your information to cpinto-smith@tribweb.com. Please include a daytime telephone number. --------

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Sewickley Academy Middle School to perform ‘Annie Jr.’
November 11, 2018
The Sewickley Academy Middle School will present andquot;Annie Jr.andquot; at 7 p.m. Nov. 16 and 17 at Rea Auditorium. The play is a telling of the iconic story of Little Orphan Annie, who remains determined to find the parents who abandoned her years ago on the doorstep of an orphanage

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‘Navigate the Cloud’ program set at Sewickley Public Library
November 11, 2018
The Sewickley Public Library, 500 Thorn St., offers a variety of programs for people of all ages. Registration, unless otherwise noted, is available by calling 412-741-6920. Library closed The library will be closed beginning at 5 p.m. Nov. 21 through Thanksgiving Day. Children's programs andamp;#8226; A block party for newborns

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Sewickley Academy students eye world record for sports stacking
November 10, 2018
For the sixth consecutive year, Sewickley Academy students attempt to set a new Guinness World Record for andquot;Most People Sport Stacking at Multiple Locations in One Day.andquot; It was cup crazy on Nov. 8 around the world, as tens of thousands of participants took part in what Guinness World Records

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Here’s what’s happening around town: Saturday, Nov. 10
November 10, 2018
Welcome to Hello, Sewickley! Here's your daily look at things to do in the Sewickley area today and in the upcoming weeks. If you'd like your group, club or organization's event to be featured in this column, please email your information to cpinto-smith@tribweb.com. Please include a daytime telephone number. --------

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Pittsburgh Bishop Zubik to host listening sessions in wake of grand jury report
November 10, 2018
Pittsburgh Catholic Bishop David A. Zubik will host four listening sessions in response to the release of the Pennsylvania grand jury report on sexual abuse, including incidents that happened in the Pittsburgh diocese. The sessions are a chance for Catholics and others andquot;to express their thoughts and concerns, and to

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Here’s what’s happening around town: Friday, Nov. 9
November 9, 2018
Welcome to Hello, Sewickley! Here's your daily look at things to do in the Sewickley area today and in the upcoming weeks. If you'd like your group, club or organization's event to be featured in this column, please email your information to cpinto-smith@tribweb.com. Please include a daytime telephone number. --------

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Sewickley area real estate transactions for the week of Nov. 8, 2018
November 8, 2018
Here are the latest Sewickley area real estate transactions: Aleppo Estate of Edith McNeill sold property at 121 Nancy Drive to Masonic Villages Grand Lodge PA for $188,000. Jennifer Fossee sold property at 410 Rockledge Drive to Scott and Elaine Shipper for $359,250. Donald Matthews sold property at 702 Timber

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Here’s what’s happening around town: Thursday, Nov. 8
November 8, 2018
Welcome to Hello, Sewickley! Here's your daily look at things to do in the Sewickley area today and in the upcoming weeks. If you'd like your group, club or organization's event to be featured in this column, please email your information to cpinto-smith@tribweb.com. Please include a daytime telephone number. --------

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Here’s what’s happening around town: Wednesday, Nov. 7
November 7, 2018
Welcome to Hello, Sewickley! Here's your daily look at things to do in the Sewickley area today and in the upcoming week. If you'd like your group, club or organization's event to be featured in this column, please email your information to cpinto-smith@tribweb.com. Please include a daytime telephone number. --------

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Cochran Hose to accept donations for toy drive
November 6, 2018
Cochran Hose Fire Co. is teaming with local businesses for this year’s toy drive. Donations will be accepted at the fire station, 610 Thorn St., from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Nov. 12, 19, 26 and Dec. 3 and 10. Look for the fire truck on Beaver Street during Light […]

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Limited number of tickets for sale Nov. 7 for Sewickley Wine Walk
November 6, 2018
There will be 100 tickets for sale for the 8th annual Sewickley Wine Walk at 5 p.m. Nov. 7 on Locust Street. The tickets will be $35 and will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis, cash only. The Sewickley Valley Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring the event, which offers

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‘Redding up’ outside in Sewickley
November 6, 2018
Autumn is in the air in Sewickley, as leaves are falling and people are cleaning up before winter. Sewickley United Methodist Church member Steve Grossarth was among the people who were out Nov. 6 redding up outside. In Grossarth's case, he was cleaning up the grounds outside the church that

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It’s starting to look like Christmas in Sewickley
November 6, 2018
Holiday lights are starting to appear about Sewickley, including at the Wolcott Park gazebo, where on Nov. 6, borough public works department employee Craig Wolff strung and tested Christmas lights on the gazebo.

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Did you vote? The polls are open until 8 p.m.
November 6, 2018
Polls are open until 8 p.m. Tuesday for the midterm election. For more on the election, click here. Turnout was steady at the St. Stephen Episcopal Church Tuesday morning in Sewickley.

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Here’s what’s happening around town: Tuesday, Nov. 6
November 6, 2018
Welcome to Hello, Sewickley! Here's your daily look at things to do in the Sewickley area today and in the upcoming weeks. If you'd like your group, club or organization's event to be featured in this column, please email your information to cpinto-smith@tribweb.com. Please include a daytime telephone number. --------

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Here’s what’s happening around town: Monday, Nov. 5
November 5, 2018
Welcome to Hello, Sewickley! Here's your daily look at things to do in the Sewickley area today and in the upcoming weeks. If you'd like your group, club or organization's event to be featured in this column, please email your information to cpinto-smith@tribweb.com. Please include a daytime telephone number. --------

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Here’s what’s happening around town: Saturday, Nov. 3
November 3, 2018
Welcome to Hello, Sewickley! Here's your daily look at things to do in the Sewickley area today and in the upcoming week. If you'd like your group, club or organization's event to be featured in this column, please email your information to cpinto-smith@tribweb.com. Please include a daytime telephone number. --------

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Sewickley residents in the ‘Steep Slope district’ are concerned about driveway
November 3, 2018
'Steep Slope district' residents concerned To the editor: This is concerning property at 601 Hill St. in Sewickley. The property owner has installed a driveway from 550 Hopkins St., a designated steep slope property, down the steep slope for access to property on Hill Street. This appears to be a

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Sewickley area real estate transactions for the week of Nov. 2
November 2, 2018
Here are the latest Sewickley area real estate transactions: Edgeworth William Roemer sold property at 42 Little Sewickley Creek Road to Peter and Tessa Chapman for $643,000. Leet Nicholas Woodham sold property at Skabut Road to Brandon Smith for $100,000. Sewickley Nicholas Brnilovich sold property at 857 Farren St. to

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Here’s what’s happening around town: Friday, Nov. 2
November 2, 2018
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Learn wine making, bee keeping in November at Old Economy Village
November 1, 2018
Free classes in wine making and bee keeping will be offered in November at Old Economy Village in Ambridge. The wine making class will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 10. It will be taught by Frank Mazzotta, who started making wine as a hobby, then turned pro,

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Here’s what’s happening around town: Thursday, Nov. 1
November 1, 2018
Welcome to Hello, Sewickley! Happy Halloween! Here's your daily look at things to do in the Sewickley area today and in the upcoming week. If you'd like your group, club or organization's event to be featured in this column, please email your information to cpinto-smith@tribweb.com. Please include a daytime telephone

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Are you ready for Halloween in the Sewickley Valley?
October 31, 2018
Trick-or-treat. It's Halloween and in the Sewickley Valley, trick-or-treat hours are 6 to 8 p.m. throughout the area. Leetsdale's Recreation Board will also host a Halloween party from 6 to 8 p.m. at Henle Park. The picnic shelter will be decorated and there will be treats, snacks and a bonfire.

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Here’s what’s happening around town: Wednesday, Oct. 31
October 31, 2018
Welcome to Hello, Sewickley! Happy Halloween! Here's your daily look at things to do in the Sewickley area today and in the upcoming week. If you'd like your group, club or organization's event to be featured in this column, please email your information to cpinto-smith@tribweb.com. Please include a daytime telephone

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Here’s what’s happening around town: Tuesday, Oct. 30
October 29, 2018
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Here’s what’s happening around town: Monday, Oct. 29
October 29, 2018
Welcome to Hello, Sewickley! Here's your daily look at things to do in the Sewickley area today and in the upcoming week. If you'd like your group, club or organization's event to be featured in this column, please email your information to cpinto-smith@tribweb.com. Please include a daytime telephone number. --------

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Here’s what’s happening around town: Saturday, Oct. 27
October 27, 2018
Welcome to Hello, Sewickley! Here's your daily look at things to do in the Sewickley area today and in the upcoming week. If you'd like your group, club or organization's event to be featured in this column, please email your information to cpinto-smith@tribweb.com. Please include a daytime telephone number. --------

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Expect roving patrols, sobriety checkpoints this weekend in the Sewickley Valley
October 26, 2018
The West Hills DUI Task Force will have extra roving patrols and sobriety checkpoints from Oct. 26 through 28 in the area. Officers from Avalon, Bellevue, Carnegie, Coraopolis, Crescent, Findlay, Kennedy, Leetsdale, Moon, North Fayette, Ohio Township, Robinson, and Sewickley, will be taking part in these operations.

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Sewickley area real estate transactions for the week of Oct. 26, 2018
October 26, 2018
Here are the latest Sewickley area real estate transactions: Aleppo Minnock Construction Co. sold property at 610 Sewickley Heights Drive to TTM Holdings Co. for $1,032,200. Edgeworth Lag Property Holding LLC et al. sold property at 209 Ohio River Blvd. to ZRM LLC for $3,640,000. Leetsdale William Cymbalak sold property

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Leetsdale native to perform in ‘The Addams Family’ at Lincoln Park
October 26, 2018
A Leetsdale resident who is a ninth grader at Lincoln Park Performing Art's Center is part of the cast of its production of 'The Addams Family.' The show is part of Lincoln Park Performing Arts Center's 2018-2019 Highmark Blue Cross / Blue Shield Subscription Series. andquot;The Addams Familyandquot; will play

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Here’s what’s happening around town: Friday, Oct. 26
October 26, 2018
Welcome to Hello, Sewickley! Here's your daily look at things to do in the Sewickley area today and in the upcoming week. If you'd like your group, club or organization's event to be featured in this column, please email your information to cpinto-smith@tribweb.com. Please include a daytime telephone number. --------

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‘Mindhunter’ seeks extras during casting call at Tull Family Theater
October 26, 2018
The Tull Family Theater is hosting an open casting call for the Emmy-nominated andquot;Mindhunterandquot; series. Those who want to have a chance to be part of the show can come to the theater from 5 to 8 p.m. Oct. 29 in the Esmark and Bouchard Family Community Room of the

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Here’s what’s happening around town: Thursday, Oct. 25
October 25, 2018
Welcome to Hello, Sewickley! Here's your daily look at things to do in the Sewickley area today and in the upcoming week. If you'd like your group, club or organization's event to be featured in this column, please email your information to cpinto-smith@tribweb.com. Please include a daytime telephone number. --------

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What you need to know about Halloween events in the Sewickley Valley
October 24, 2018
Halloween is more than a night of trick-or-treating in the Sewickley Valley. Here's a roundup of Halloween-themed events that are planned in the coming days: andamp;#8226; Halloween Family Jeopardy! Will be held from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 25 in the story time room at the Sewickley Public Library. The

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Here’s what’s happening around town: Wednesday, Oct. 24
October 24, 2018
Welcome to Hello, Sewickley! Here's your daily look at things to do in the Sewickley area today and in the upcoming week. If you'd like your group, club or organization's event to be featured in this column, please email your information to cpinto-smith@tribweb.com. Please include a daytime telephone number. --------

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Sewickley Valley residents appreciate retiring officials, thank first responders
October 24, 2018
Retiring Sewickley employees will be missed To the editor: The careers of two people to whom the residents of Sewickley owe a great debt of gratitude ended recently. Kevin Flannery has retired as manager of the Borough of Sewickley. Our town provides an attractive, comfortable and fun place to live,

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Heritage Valley Sewickley nurse Jill Hrynda is a Cameos of Caring award winner
October 23, 2018
A nurse at Heritage Valley Sewickley is one of the honorees of Heritage Valley Health System's Cameos of Caring awards. Jill L. Hrynda is a registered intravenous therapy nurse on the vascular access team at the hospital Hrynda values the day-to-day interactions she has with patients and enjoys the constant

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Here’s what’s happening around town: Tuesday, Oct. 23
October 23, 2018
Welcome to Hello, Sewickley! Here's your daily look at things to do in the Sewickley area today and in the upcoming week. If you'd like your group, club or organization's event to be featured in this column, please email your information to cpinto-smith@tribweb.com. Please include a daytime telephone number. --------

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Here’s what’s happening around town: Monday, Oct. 22
October 22, 2018
Welcome to Hello, Sewickley! Here's your daily look at things to do in the Sewickley area today and in the upcoming week. If you'd like your group, club or organization's event to be featured in this column, please email your information to cpinto-smith@tribweb.com. Please include a daytime telephone number. --------

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Here’s what’s happening around town: Saturday, Oct. 20
October 20, 2018
Welcome to Hello, Sewickley! Here's your daily look at things to do in the Sewickley area today and in the upcoming week. If you'd like your group, club or organization's event to be featured in this column, please email your information to cpinto-smith@tribweb.com. Please include a daytime telephone number. --------

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Here’s what’s happening around town: Friday, Oct. 19
October 19, 2018
Welcome to Hello, Sewickley! Here's your daily look at things to do in the Sewickley area today and in the upcoming week. If you'd like your group, club or organization's event to be featured in this column, please email your information to cpinto-smith@tribweb.com. Please include a daytime telephone number. --------

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Sewickley area real estate transactions for week of Oct. 18
October 18, 2018
Here are the latest Sewickley area real estate transactions. Aleppo GA Property Solutions LLC sold property at 226 McCoy Place Road to Sergio and Wendy Pantano for $438,000. Scott Daniels sold property at 415 Redgate Road to Stepan and Olga Burda for $95,000. Deborah Judkins sold property at 401 Trailside

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Sewickley Academy’s senior school play opens Oct. 25
October 18, 2018
The senior school at Sewickley Academy will present the play andquot;Marie Antoinetteandquot; at 7 p.m. Oct 25 through 27 and 2 p.m. Oct. 28 at the Gregg Family Theater, 315 Academy Ave., Edgeworth. The play is David Adjmi's contemporary take on the young queen of France. In it, Marie is

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Here’s what’s happening around town: Thursday, Oct. 18
October 18, 2018
Welcome to Hello, Sewickley! Here's your daily look at things to do in the Sewickley area today and in the upcoming week. If you'd like your group, club or organization's event to be featured in this column, please email your information to cpinto-smith@tribweb.com. Please include a daytime telephone number. --------

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Here’s what’s happening around town: Wednesday, Oct. 17
October 17, 2018
Welcome to Hello, Sewickley! Here's your daily look at things to do in the Sewickley area today and in the upcoming week. If you'd like your group, club or organization's event to be featured in this column, please email your information to cpinto-smith@tribweb.com. Please include a daytime telephone number. --------

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Learn Old World recipes at Old Economy Village in Ambridge
October 16, 2018
There's still time to register for a polenta cooking class that will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Oct. 20 at Old Economy Village that's part of a series of three old world cooking classes taught by Ambridge resident John Righetti. The classes are Righetti's attempt to preserve and

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Here’s what’s happening around town: Tuesday, Oct. 16
October 16, 2018
Welcome to Hello, Sewickley! Here's your daily look at things to do in the Sewickley area today and in the upcoming week. If you'd like your group, club or organization's event to be featured in this column, please email your information to cpinto-smith@tribweb.com. Please include a daytime telephone number. --------

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Here’s what’s happening around town: Monday, Oct. 15
October 15, 2018
Welcome to Hello, Sewickley! Here's your daily look at things to do in the Sewickley area today and in the upcoming week. If you'd like your group, club or organization's event to be featured in this column, please email your information to cpinto-smith@tribweb.com. Please include a daytime telephone number. --------

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There’s plenty to do in the coming weeks at the Sewickley Public Library
October 14, 2018
The Sewickley Public Library, 500 Thorn St., offers a variety of programs for people of all ages. Registration, unless otherwise noted, is available by calling 412-741-6920. Children's programs andamp;#8226; Fantasy makeup tutorials just in time for Halloween will take place from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 24. For grades 4

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Here’s what’s happening around town: Saturday, Oct. 13
October 13, 2018
Welcome to Hello, Sewickley! Here's your daily look at things to do in the Sewickley area today and in the upcoming week. If you'd like your group, club or organization's event to be featured in this column, please email your information to cpinto-smith@tribweb.com. Please include a daytime telephone number. --------

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Slavic Fest is Oct. 13 in Ambridge
October 12, 2018
The 26th annual Holy Ghost Orthodox Church Slavic Food Festival featuring a performance by the Russian Balalaika Orchestra of Pittsburgh will be from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 13 at the church youth center, 405 Maplewood Ave., Ambridge. The Balalaika Orchestra will perform a program of Russian folk songs

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Edgeworth Garden Club helps improve landscape at Sewickley Community Center
October 12, 2018
The Edgeworth Garden Club recently began an ongoing project at the Sewickley Community Center on Chadwick Street. Frantangelo's Gardens helped choose and plant 5 Green Giant arborvitaes to start a barrier from the pollution and noise from Ohio River Boulevard traffic. The nursery school housed there plays in this back

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Here’s what’s happening around town: Friday, Oct. 12
October 12, 2018
Welcome to Hello, Sewickley! Here's your daily look at things to do in the Sewickley area today and in the upcoming week. If you'd like your group, club or organization's event to be featured in this column, please email your information to cpinto-smith@tribweb.com. Please include a daytime telephone number. --------

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Sewickley real estate transactions for the week of Oct. 11
October 11, 2018
Here are the latest Sewickley area real estate transactions: Aleppo Michael Kaszer sold property at 304 Rolling Hills Drive to Gretchen Hansen for $298,400. James Darby Jr. sold property at 404 Timber Lane to Curtis and Nancy Schurman for $300,000. Bell Acres John Anthony Skrabut trustee sold property at Skrabut

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Learn how to make a straw hat at free class offered by Old Economy Village
October 11, 2018
Old Economy Village in Ambridge is offering a free straw hat making class from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 27. The instructor, Sarah Hershey McKee, is an accomplished hat maker and works for museums and the re-enacting community in that endeavor. Participants will make their own straw hat to

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Here’s what’s happening around town: Thursday, Oct. 11
October 11, 2018
Welcome to Hello, Sewickley! Here's your daily look at things to do in the Sewickley area today and in the upcoming week. If you'd like your group, club or organization's event to be featured in this column, please email your information to cpinto-smith@tribweb.com. Please include a daytime telephone number. --------

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Here’s what’s happening around town: Wednesday, Oct. 10
October 10, 2018
Welcome to Hello, Sewickley! Here's your daily look at things to do in the Sewickley area today and in the upcoming week. If you'd like your group, club or organization's event to be featured in this column, please email your information to cpinto-smith@tribweb.com. Please include a daytime telephone number. --------

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Here’s what’s happening around town: Tuesday, Oct. 9
October 9, 2018
Welcome to Hello, Sewickley! Here's your daily look at things to do in the Sewickley area today and in the upcoming week. If you'd like your group, club or organization's event to be featured in this column, please email your information to cpinto-smith@tribweb.com. Please include a daytime telephone number. --------

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Quaker Valley receives $20,000 state grant for police officer
October 8, 2018
Quaker Valley School District is among the school districts in the region that were recently awarded school safety grants, according to a news release from state Rep. Rob Matzie, D-Ambridge. Quaker Valley received $20,000 for a school police officer, Matzie, whose district includes Leet and Leetsdale, said. andquot;No kid should

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Here’s what’s happening around town: Monday, Oct. 8
October 8, 2018
Welcome to Hello, Sewickley! Here's your daily look at things to do in the Sewickley area today and in the upcoming week. If you'd like your group, club or organization's event to be featured in this column, please email your information to cpinto-smith@tribweb.com. Please include a daytime telephone number. Fern

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Sewickley area real estate transactions for the week of Oct. 5
October 5, 2018
Here are the latest Sewickley area real estate transactions: Aleppo Mary Barber sold property at 104 Little Hollow Drive to Wendy and Wayne Beckemeyer for $159,500. Clifford Sutliff Jr. sold property at 111 Woodcrest Drive to Christine Olshesky and Mitchell Pawlik for $212,500. Leet Gregory Carruba sold property at 75

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Here’s what’s happening around town: Friday, Oct. 5
October 5, 2018
Welcome to Hello, Sewickley! This will be a daily look at things to do in the Sewickley area today and in the upcoming week. If you'd like your group, club or organization's event to be featured in this column, please email your information to cpinto-smith@tribweb.com. Please include a daytime telephone

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Cozy up with these 5 fall cocktails from Pittsburgh-area bars
October 4, 2018
Cooler temps call for expertly crafted cocktails that are sure to warm you right up. The Trib talked to bartenders around Pittsburgh and learned ingredients of their favorite fall drinks Sip on one of these fall inspired drinks infused with cinnamon, ginger, pear and plum. Your cocktail just got cozy.

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Heritage Valley ConvenientCare clinics offer $15 flu shots on Fridays through December
October 4, 2018
Heritage Valley Health System's ConvenientCare walk-in clinics - including the Edgeworth location on Route 65 - are offering $15 flu shots every Friday in October through December. No appointment is necessary and most insurances cover the cost of the influenza vaccine, a news release said. Flu shots are offered all

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New report will help leaders improve Little Sewickley Creek watershed
October 4, 2018
A good portion of the Sewickley Valley is in the Little Sewickley Creek watershed. Protecting, preserving and improving the areas in the watershed is the aim of the Little Sewickley Creek Watershed Association and a recent professional assessment of the watershed is another step toward those goals. The assessment was

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Here’s what’s happening around town: Thursday, Oct. 4
October 4, 2018
Welcome to Hello, Sewickley! This will be a daily look at things to do in the Sewickley area today and in the upcoming week. If

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Sewickley attorney Michael Monyok helps pen book about global data protection
October 3, 2018
A Sewickley resident served as the U.S. author of a book about global data security and protection. Michael Monyok, a partner in the Pittsburgh-based firm

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Here’s what’s happening around town: Wednesday, Oct. 3
October 3, 2018
Welcome to Hello, Sewickley! This will be a daily look at things to do in the Sewickley area today and in the upcoming week. If

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Who will be the next Sewickley Valley Original?
October 2, 2018
It's time to nominate another person in the Sewickley Valley who is making a difference in the community. Will it be one of your friends

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Here’s what’s happening around town: Tuesday, Oct. 2
October 2, 2018
Welcome to Hello, Sewickley! This will be a daily look at things to do in the Sewickley area today and in the upcoming week. If

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Here’s what’s happening around town: Monday, Oct. 1
October 1, 2018
Welcome to the first day of Hello, Sewickley. This will be a daily look at things to do in the Sewickley area today and in

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Sewickley Query Club is set to begin its 2018-19 season
September 29, 2018
The theme for the Sewickley Query Club 2018-19 season is andquot;Technology and Social Change.andquot; The meetings are from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Sewickley

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Route 65 sobriety checkpoint nabs 13 suspected of driving under the influence
September 27, 2018
The sobriety checkpoint the West Hills DUI Task Force conducted Sept. 21 on Route 65 in Emsworth that Leetsdale, Ohio Township and Sewickley police assisted

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Fundraiser set for Owen Galluzzo Wiffle Ball Park in Sewickley
September 25, 2018
The people who want to remake a field on Water Works Road into the Owen andquot;The Worldandquot; Galluzzo Wiffle Ball Park are holding a fundraiser

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Sewickley native promoted to legal services officer of U.S. Marine Corps
September 22, 2018
A Sewickley native and career Marine officer was promoted in August to the legal services officer of the Marine Corps. Chief Warrant Officer 5 Diane

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Sewickley area real estate transactions for week of Sept. 20
September 20, 2018
Here are the latest Sewickley area real estate transactions: Aleppo Lida Munizza sold property at 127 McCoy Place Road to Gail Brooks for $282,500. Sandra

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The Little Garden Club spruces up the Sewickley Post Office
September 20, 2018
Members of The Little Garden Club -- Sewickley oldest garden club, founded in 1922 -- spent Thursday morning working the flower beds in front of

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Free gardening, brewing classes offered at Old Economy Village in Ambridge
September 18, 2018
Old Economy Village in Ambridge is offering several free gardening classes and a two-part beer brewing class. The gardening classes will be taught by Cynthia

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65th annual clothesline sale set at Sewickley Academy
September 18, 2018
The Sewickley Academy Home and School Association is gearing up for its 65th annual clothesline sale. The hours of the sale are 10 a.m. to

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Two Quaker Valley seniors are National Merit semifinalists
September 15, 2018
Quaker Valley High School seniors David Lipton and John Vorberger have been named National Merit Scholarship semifinalists. They became semifinalists based off their PSAT scores

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Sisters of St. Joseph bring ‘Faith. Field. Feast.’ to Baden
September 11, 2018
The Sisters of St. Joseph will have a farm-to-table dinner from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15 on their grounds in Baden. There will

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Scenes from the Sewickley Harvest Festival
September 11, 2018
Rain didn't dampen the Sewickley Harvest Festival on Saturday. The annual festival is an autumn tradition in Sewickley that's presented by the Rotary Club of

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Here’s what’s happening in the Quaker Valley School District
September 9, 2018
News and notes from the Quaker Valley School District: andamp;#8226; An Odyssey of the Mind Parent Information Session from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m Sept.19, in

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Sewickley area real estate transactions for the week of Sept. 7
September 7, 2018
Here are the latest Sewickley area real estate transactions: Aleppo Alvin Terlesky sold property at 137 S. McCoy Place Road to Khristine and William Lux

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Register for upcoming post-polio syndrome webcast
September 6, 2018
The Pennsylvania Polio Survivors Network will be presenting a live webcast: andquot;The Best of PPS and Something Brand Newandquot; with Dr. Richard Bruno, author of

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Tell me something I don’t know: Sewickley business owner Judy Napoleone
September 6, 2018
Judy Napoleone talks to Luis Fand#225;bregas as part of our andquot;Tell me something I don't knowandquot; feature.

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Sewickley area real estate transactions for week of Aug. 31
August 31, 2018
Here are the latest Sewickley area real estate transactions: Aleppo Estate of George Degolier sold property at 1109-1111 Glen Mitchell Road to Charles Davis Jr.

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Night Mart set for 6 to 9 p.m. Aug. 31 in Sewickley
August 29, 2018
The last Night Mart of the summer season will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Aug. 31 in Sewickley. There will be live music

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Learn blacksmithing at Old Economy Village
August 29, 2018
A free introduction to blacksmithing class will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 1 at Old Economy Village in Ambridge. Instructors Ben

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‘Still Working’ to debut Aug. 29 on WESA
August 28, 2018
A new documentary radio series and podcast inspired by Studs Terkel's classic book andquot;Workingandquot; will debut Aug. 29 on Pittsburgh NPR station WESA. andquot;Still Workingandquot;

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Tell me something I don’t know: Nick Ambelioti
August 24, 2018
New Sewickley business owner Nick Ambelioti talks to Luis Fand#225;bregas about Sewickley as part of our andquot;Tell me something I don't knowandquot; series.

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Carnegie Screenwriters’ festival at Tull Family Theater this weekend
August 20, 2018
It's film festival week at the Tull Family Theater in Sewickley. The second annual Carnegie Screenwriters' Script and Screen Festival will be held this weekend

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Sewickley area real estate transactions for the week of Aug. 16, 2018
August 17, 2018
Here are the latest Sewickley area real estate transactions: Leet Jessica Black sold property at 130 Mound St. to Steven and Lindsey Schollaert for $169,300.

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Sewickley area real estate transactions for week of Aug. 9, 2018
August 10, 2018
Here are the latest Sewickley area real estate transactions: Bridgeville Josephine Fragapane sold property at 1424 Alice Drive to Rayad Amin Nader for $155,000. Edgeworth

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Car wash to benefit Quaker Valley cross country teams
August 8, 2018
The Quaker Valley High School cross country teams will have a car wash from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday near the Subway at the

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P.E.O. STAR scholarship awarded to Napolitano
August 7, 2018
The P.E.O. STAR Scholarship, for the 2018-2019 academic year, was presented to Natalie Napolitano, a 2018 graduate of Quaker Valley High School, at a dinner

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Sewickley area real estate transactions for week of Aug. 2, 2018
August 3, 2018
Here are the latest Sewickley area real estate transactions: Aleppo Mary Kay Groves sold property at 807 Timber Lane to David and Patricia Bartlett for

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Sewickley area real estate transactions released
July 27, 2018
Here are the latest Sewickley area real estate transactions: Leet Rachel Michaelson sold property at 216 Kenney Drive to Michael and Holly Teegarden for $248,000.

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Sewickley area real estate transactions released
July 20, 2018
Here are the latest Sewickley area real estate transactions: Leet Gerald Yankello sold property at 237 Kenney Drive to Mark and Emily Rodgers for $244,500.

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Sewickley area real estate transactions released
July 6, 2018
Here are the latest Sewickley area real estate transactions: Aleppo Noah Rahm sold property at 106 Timber Lane Court to Evan Michaelson for $305,500. Bell

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Sewickley area real estate transactions released – 06/29/2018
June 29, 2018
Here are the latest Sewickley area real estate transactions: Bell Acres Mark Rodgers sold property at 867 Camp Meeting Road to Marc and Kalyn Whelan

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QV BookStop moved to June 29
June 28, 2018
After rain postponed Wednesday's Quaker Valley BookStop, district officials announced that it would moved to Friday, June 29. Locations and approximate times are 9:30 a.m.

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Sewickley area real estate transactions released – 06/22/2018
June 22, 2018
Here are the latest Sewickley area real estate transactions: Bell Acres Randall Carter sold property at 108 Grouse Lane to Peter and Martha Murdock for

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Sewickley area real estate transactions released – 06/15/2018
June 15, 2018
Here are the latest Sewickley area real estate transactions: Aleppo IHHWT LLC sold property at 910 Sewickley Heights Drive to Mark A McCormick and Theresa

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Sewickley Academy celebrates its Class of 2018
June 11, 2018
Sewickley Academy held its annual graduation ceremony in the school's events center Thursday, June 7, 2018.

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Sewickley area real estate transactions released – 06/08/2018
June 8, 2018
Here are the latest Sewickley area real estate transactions: Aleppo Elizabeth Newlin sold property at 712 Timber Lane to Liza Thornton for $235,000. Bell Acres

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Sewickley area real estate transactions released – 05/18/2018
May 18, 2018
Bell Acres Todd Walter Sutton trustee sold property at 110 Fox Hill Drive to Matthew and Laura Kresock for $600,000. Coraopolis Estate of Daniel Dinardo

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Sewickley area real estate transactions released – 05/12/2018
May 12, 2018
Here are the latest Sewickley area real estate transactions: Aleppo Albert Mendicino et al. sold property at 5 Crescent Ave. to Christopher and Caitlin Bajgier

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Edgeworth residents reminded of Wednesday recycling, refuse pickup
May 10, 2018
Waste Management Inc. reminds Edgeworth Borough residents of the need to have their recycling and garbage cans ready for pickup by 7 a.m. Wednesdays. In

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Sewickley area real estate transactions released – 05/08/2018
May 8, 2018
Here are the latest Sewickley area real estate transactions: Aleppo • Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency sold property at 101 Trailside Drive to Hawk Vesta 2

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‘Tony the barber’ — a fixture on Glenfield’s biggest street
December 4, 2017
People in Glenfield call him andquot;Tony the barberandquot; — a fixture on the biggest street in one of the smallest towns in Allegheny County. The

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Sewickley Heights couple donate $2 million to Allegheny Health Network to study ovarian cancer
October 20, 2017
The diagnosis of ovarian cancer came 11 years ago, when Julie McMullen was 27 and had a daughter in first grade. andquot;It was scary for

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