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Sewickley historical society presents ‘Golden Age of Bridge Building’
April 24, 2019
Gerry Kuncio will present “The Golden Age of Bridge Building” at 7:30 p.m. today at the Old Sewickley Post Office.

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Judge selected in Leetsdale carjacking case
April 23, 2019
A judge has been selected in the criminal case against John Matheny, who is accused of forcing his way into a woman’s car in a Leetsdale Borough parking lot in February.

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Coroner identifies 4 killed in Beaver County crash
April 23, 2019
The Beaver County Coroner’s Office has identified the four people who were killed in a two-car crash Sunday night.

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Sewickley hospital receives Easter donation
April 21, 2019
Jim Hindinger and the Sewickley Borough Police Department delivered Easter baskets to Heritage Valley Health System on behalf of Easter for Eli, an organization started by Martin Garrett in memory of his son Eli, who lost his battle with cancer just days before his fourth birthday.

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Sewickley’s Sweetwater celebrates new space
April 20, 2019
Sweetwater Center for the Arts celebrated the opening of Studio419, a community art space and gallery at 419 Beaver St.

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Good Friday procession takes place in Sewickley
April 19, 2019
The annual Good Friday cross processional made its way through Sewickley Friday. Churches including St. Paul Lutheran and Sewickley United Methodist carried large crosses.

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Sewickley-area churches plan Easter events
April 19, 2019
Beth Samuel Jewish Center

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Remember When: 1944
April 18, 2019
In the news this week 75 years ago:

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All invited to annual Sewickley Herald Honors Dinner
April 16, 2019
Every year, the Sewickley community gathers to celebrate the people who make this town a great place to live.

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Friends of Sewickley Public Library host art show gala
April 14, 2019
The Friends of the Sewickley Public Library hosted their fifth art show gala, Spring Bound, on April 6.

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Edgeworth Elementary librarian honored as All-Star educator
April 13, 2019
Edgeworth Elementary librarian Gabriella Miller, third from left, in hat, was selected as an All-Star teacher by Chevron, the Grable Foundation and the Pittsburgh Pirates.

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Sewickley Academy held their annual Day of Service
April 12, 2019
Students from Sewickley Academy participate in the annual Day of Service on April 12 at Orchardview Stables in Marshall.

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Remember When: 2009
April 11, 2019
In the news this week 10 years ago:

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Co-ed soccer returns to Sewickley
April 7, 2019
Sewickley Valley YMCA’s adult co-ed spring soccer league will be held April 15 to May 30.

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Renowned organist to perform at Sewickley’s St. Paul’s
April 6, 2019
St. Paul’s Lutheran Church will host an organ recital featuring Ann Labounsky, Ph.D., chairman of the organ and sacred music degree programs at Duquesne University, at 4 p.m. April 28.

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Remember When: 1930
April 4, 2019
In the news this week 89 years ago:

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Sewickley area real estate transactions for week of April 1, 2019
April 1, 2019
Here are the latest Sewickley area real estate transactions:

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Old Economy offers home-school days
March 31, 2019
Old Economy Village in Ambridge will offer two home school days this spring.

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Sewickley U.M. to host salad luncheon
March 29, 2019
Beth Samuel Jewish Center

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Remember When: 1972
March 28, 2019
In the news this week 47 years ago:

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QV accepting nominations for sports Hall of Fame
March 27, 2019
The Quaker Valley Sports Hall of Fame recently announced the 8th annual Hall of Fame weekend is scheduled for September 27-29.

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Sewickley selected as ‘Banner Community’
March 24, 2019
The Borough of Sewickley was honored at a ceremony March 8 as a 2019 Banner Community. The program, sponsored by Allegheny County and the Allegheny League of Municipalities, recognizes communities that show a commitment to professional development, prudent fiscal management, transparency, accountability, and proactive communications to engage community stakeholders.

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Remember When: 1920
March 21, 2019
In the news this week 99 years ago:

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Man, Woman, Citizen, Emerging Citizen of Year selected
March 21, 2019
The Sewickley Herald Citizens of the Year have been selected from a pool of deserving nominees.

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Watson Institute earns accreditation
March 20, 2019
Sewickley’s Watson Institute was founded in 1917 as the legacy of Mr. and Mrs. David Thompson Watson of Sewickley. Their former summer home, “Sunny Hill,” became the D.T. Watson Home for Crippled Children after their deaths.

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Quaker Valley police to host safety expo with mother of Sandy Hook victim
March 19, 2019
Quaker Valley Police Officer Aaron Vanatta will welcome three national experts to discuss school safety Thursday and Friday at the Hyatt Place Pittsburgh South, Meadows Casino, 212 Racetrack Road, Washington.

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YMCA Summer Camp registration open
March 17, 2019
Registration is open for Sewickley Valley YMCA Summer Camps.

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West Hills DUI Task Force to conduct targeted enforcement operation during weekend
March 15, 2019
The West Hills DUI Task Force will conduct a targeted enforcement operation during the St. Patrick’s Day weekend, from Friday through Sunday.

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Remember When: 1983
March 14, 2019
In the news this week 36 years ago:

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Quaker Valley reaches agreement with teachers’ union
March 14, 2019
The Quaker Valley School Board voted Tuesday to approve the contract with the Quaker Valley Education Association (QVEA), the union representing 157 teachers in the Quaker Valley School District.

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Animal Friends hosting Bow Wow Bingo Soireé in Leetsdale
March 13, 2019
Animal Friends will host a Bow Wow Bingo Soireé from 6 to 10:30 p.m. April 13, at the Caryl Gates Gluck Resource Center, 562 Camp Horne Road.

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Sewickley Chamber seeks board members
March 10, 2019
The Sewickley Chamber of Commerce will host an informative session for those who have interest in joining the board at 9 a.m. March 19 in the first floor conference room of Sewickley Public Library.

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Area places of worship plan upcoming events
March 8, 2019
Beth Samuel Jewish Center

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Remember When: 1953
March 7, 2019
In the news this week 66 years ago:

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Edgeworth to host glass recycling event
March 6, 2019
Pennsylvania Resources Council (PRC) will introduce a series of “pop-up” glass recycling collection events in response to the sudden removal of glass from many of the region’s residential curbside recycling programs.

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Leetsdale Fire Department gearing up for fish fry at VFW
March 4, 2019
The annual Leetsdale Fire Department Fish Fry will be held every Friday during Lent, starting March 8.

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Banjo All-Stars to perform
March 3, 2019
The Banjo All-Stars will perform a medley of musical excerpts with two 4-string banjos for the St. James 55 Plus Club’s March 21 luncheon. Prayer service begins at noon followed by lunch and entertainment at 12:30 p.m.

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Cast-iron vs. nonstick skillets: How to choose the right pan
March 3, 2019
Cast iron is often called the original nonstick pan. And it makes sense. Well-seasoned cast-iron skillets have a naturally formed coating that is created when fats are heated to a certain point that causes them to reorganize into something resembling a plastic coating and bond to the metal.

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Seeking nominations for Sewickley’s Man, Woman, Citizen of the Year
February 25, 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?

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‘What did Fred Rogers Say?’
February 24, 2019
Junlei Li will visit Sewickley Academy at 6:30 p.m. March 6 to give the community a Fred-centric talk: “What Did Fred Rogers Say?”

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Quaker Valley graduate plans race to benefit vets
February 23, 2019
Rob Veltre, a 2014 Quaker Valley graduate, is organizing the 8th Brave American Classic 5K & 10K Races & 1 Mile Walk to benefit the Boulder Crest Retreat for Military and Veteran Wellness (bouldercrestretreat.org).

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100-year-old Blackburn Road wall preserved
February 22, 2019
A section of historic wall has been restored, to the delight of the Sewickley Valley Historical Society (SVHS) members.

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Places of worship plan events in Sewickley area
February 22, 2019
Beth Samuel Jewish Center

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Quaker Valley wrestlers set for PIAA Southwest Regional
February 21, 2019
Conner Redinger (132), John Rocco Kazalas (145), Patrick Cutchember (160), Geoff Magin (195), Justin Richey (113) and Brad Fadeley (285) will represent Quaker Valley Friday and Saturday at the PIAA Class AA Southwest Regional at Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Kovalchick Convention & Athletic Complex.

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Remember When: 1964
February 21, 2019
In the news this week 55 years ago:

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Designs unveiled for $1.1 billion Pittsburgh airport terminal
February 20, 2019
Airport officials unveiled concept designs Feb. 20 for a new landside terminal at the Pittsburgh International Airport — a $1.1 billion overhaul project proposed in 2017.

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Sewickley area real estate transactions for week of Feb. 18
February 18, 2019
Here are the latest Sewickley area real estate transactions:

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

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World Day of Prayer a Sewickley tradition for 90 years
February 13, 2019
Women -- and some men -- from various faiths across Sewickley will join together March 1 to pray as one as they celebrate World Day of Prayer. It's a tradition that's been ongoing in the area for 90 years. andquot;It's as it should be,andquot; said Ann Strong, World Day of

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Westmoreland notables: Norwin grad takes on responsibilities for Penn State’s THON
February 4, 2019
Standing on a stage in the middle of Penn State’s Bryce Center last year, 13 students held up a blue and yellow sign announcing THON had raised over $10 million.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 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: Tuesday, Oct. 30
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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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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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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Sewickley Academy prepares for annual clothesline sale
September 8, 2018
The Sewickley Academy Home and School Association is gearing up for its 65th annual clothesline sale and organizers expect it to be yet another success.

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Sewickley Academy prepares for annual clothesline sale
September 8, 2018
The Sewickley Academy Home and School Association is gearing up for its 65th annual clothesline sale and organizers expect it to be yet another success.

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Sewickley Academy prepares for annual clothesline sale
September 8, 2018
The Sewickley Academy Home and School Association is gearing up for its 65th annual clothesline sale and organizers expect it to be yet another success.

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Sewickley Academy prepares for annual clothesline sale
September 8, 2018
The Sewickley Academy Home and School Association is gearing up for its 65th annual clothesline sale and organizers expect it to be yet another success.

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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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Sewickley family honors son with milestone donation
July 12, 2018
Owen Galluzzo would have turned 13 years old on July 13. What would have been a milestone birthday now is a moment that needs to

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Sewickley family honors son with milestone donation
July 12, 2018
Owen Galluzzo would have turned 13 years old on July 13. What would have been a milestone birthday now is a moment that needs to

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Sewickley to begin using Savvy Citizen app
June 21, 2018
After some debate, Sewickley council approved the use of Savvy Citizen, a mobile application and website that the borough will use to notify residents of

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Sewickley to begin using Savvy Citizen app
June 21, 2018
After some debate, Sewickley council approved the use of Savvy Citizen, a mobile application and website that the borough will use to notify residents of

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Northwood Realty to acquire Berkshire Hathaway Preferred Realty
June 12, 2018
Northwood Realty Services will acquire Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices The Preferred Realty, the company announced Tuesday night. In a statement, Northwood Realty Services said the combined

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Northwood Realty to acquire Berkshire Hathaway Preferred Realty
June 12, 2018
Northwood Realty Services will acquire Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices The Preferred Realty, the company announced Tuesday night. In a statement, Northwood Realty Services said the combined

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Newly retired Sewickley preschool teachers built strong foundation
June 6, 2018
Retired pre-kindergarten teacher Pat Lear lovingly recalls the 24 years she spent in the FriendShip Preschool classroom at Sewickley Presbyterian Church but can't pinpoint a

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Newly retired Sewickley preschool teachers built strong foundation
June 6, 2018
Retired pre-kindergarten teacher Pat Lear lovingly recalls the 24 years she spent in the FriendShip Preschool classroom at Sewickley Presbyterian Church but can't pinpoint a

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Want the next hot houseplant? Better get to the garden center fast
May 9, 2018
Spring is my houseplant-buying season. Buying houseplants is my way of striking back after being made the brunt of a particularly mean, ugly joke by

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10 secrets to saving money on kitchen appliances
May 9, 2018
It's no secret a kitchen appliance is a major purchase. So you might be surprised to learn some of these clever money-saving tips from industry

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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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Glen Osborne resident bringing community theater to Ambridge
May 7, 2018
The founder of the Iron Horse Theatre Company says the name was inspired by the andquot;iron-willed, strongandquot; people of Ambridge, and its plays will focus

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Route 65 northbound closed in Glenfield
April 4, 2018
Northbound Route 65 in Glenfield is closed due to a landslide. The road was closed Wednesday morning around 11. Ramps to northbound Route 65 from

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Sewickley Heights set to move to Allegheny County 911
March 5, 2018
Allegheny County soon will handle all emergency calls from residents of Sewickley Heights, one of the remaining communities in the county that fields police calls

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Bell Acres man: ‘I don’t even look at myself as I’m (transgender)’
October 24, 2017
Athena Heath worries about how others will treat her son. She knows not everybody is accepting. It's taken her time to understand and accept that

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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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Bell Acres woman combines interests for first novel
May 29, 2017
A Bell Acres woman has combined her interest in how different brains work with her experience working at a university to publish her first novel.

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Sewickley Hills, distillery owner still at odds over public access
October 25, 2016
A Sewickley Hills distillery seeking to allow the public to visit for sales, tours and tastings must submit physical plans in order to get the

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Glen Osborne family mourning death of dog, wants fence at park
October 3, 2016
A Glen Osborne family is seeking changes at Mary Roberts Rinehart Park after their dog was struck and killed by two cars on Route 65

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