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Help Plant Trees on Arbor Day at Bell Acres Recreational Park
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April 17, 2019
Following last year’s successful planting of 1,000 trees on Earth Day, we’re at it once again this year to plant the 2nd group of 1,000 trees.  This time on Arbor Day! On Saturday April 27, Tree Pittsburgh will be working alongside the Quaker Valley Recreation Association to accomplish this planting goal, and we need your […]

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Mother’s and Others Cabaret
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April 15, 2019
Iron Horse Theatre in Ambridge will be the site of a Mother’s Day Cabaret on Sunday, May 12.  Along with fine food and dining, those attending will be treated to musical and comedic entertainment from Sewickley residents Brady Collins and Allison Williams.  They will be joined by Clara Kent and Amanda Averell.  Tickets are available […]

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Lecture: McConnells Mill’s Civil War Connection by Bill May
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April 13, 2019
What: The Western PA Civil War Roundtable Monthly meeting Date: 04.17.19 Time: 7:30pm-9pm Where: Edgeworth Elementary School (200 Meadow Ln, Edgeworth, PA 15143) Title: LECTURE: “McConnell’s Mill’s Surprising Civil War Connection” by Bill May Description: It’s probably a safe bet that you have visited McConnells Mill State Park in nearby Lawrence County. With a scenic gorge […]

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Ballroom dance at St. Nicholas Cathedral in Oakland tonight
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April 13, 2019
Our monthly ballroom dance is at St. Nicholas in Oakland tonight. General public $15, FT students $5. The Dancer In You from Akron Ohio will be there selling dance shoes.

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Investing in Music
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April 10, 2019
Grace Affeltranger, of the Affeltranger Music Company, is headed back to her stomping grounds to offer students the opportunity to experience the power of singing with others. Having experienced the power of community and growth through music at Loyola University Chicago, her alma mater, she is eager to combine that knowledge with what she learned […]

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Seminars scheduled for Wexford-Sewickley area notaries
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April 8, 2019
Pennsylvania Association of Notaries (www.notary.org) will hold several educational seminars this month for Wexford-Sewickley area notaries. PAN’s First Time Notary Seminar (9 a.m. to noon) is state-approved and fulfills the three-hour mandatory education provision for new notaries. The Everyday Notary Challenges Seminar (1 p.m. to 4 p.m.) is offered in conjunction with the First Time […]

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Affeltranger Music Company announces first Vocal Group Class
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April 3, 2019
We are excited to announce the dates of our first ever group class for voice! Grace Affeltranger, of the Affeltranger Music Company, is headed back to her stomping grounds to offer students the opportunity to experience the power of singing with others! Having experienced the power of community and growth through music at Loyola University […]

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Affeltranger Music Company offers kids the freedom of singing
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April 2, 2019
Grace Affeltranger of the Affeltranger Music Company is headed back to her stomping grounds to offer students the opportunity to experience the power of singing with others! Having experienced the power of community and growth through music at Loyola University Chicago, her alma mater, she is eager to combine that knowledge with what she learned […]

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LECTURE: “Call the Bomb Squad! Defusing the Allegheny Arsenal” by Dave Tritinger
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March 14, 2019
What: The Western PA Civil War Roundtable Monthly meeting Date: 03.20.19 Time: 7:30pm-9pm Where: Edgeworth Elementary School (200 Meadow Ln, Edgeworth, PA 15143) Title: LECTURE: “Call the Bomb Squad! Defusing the Allegheny Arsenal” by Dave Tritinger Description: In March 2017, a backhoe operator excavating in Pittsburgh’s Lawrenceville neighborhood made a fascinating and alarming discovery – a […]

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Watson Institute 7th Annual Special Kick Clinic
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March 7, 2019
The Watson Institute, a special education organization serving students with special needs ages 3 to 21 will once again team up with the Pittsburgh Riverhounds for the 7th Annual Special Kick Clinic on Sunday, April 28, 2019 from 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Join the Watson Institute and the Riverhounds for an afternoon of soccer fun, free for children […]

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Remember When: Sewickley’s 741 phone exchange began in 1961
August 2, 2018
Making news in the Herald this week 57 years ago in 1961: andamp;#8226; The big news this week, taking up much of the Herald's print

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Quaker Valley sets kindergarten orientation dates, registration
July 24, 2018
Parents with children who will be incoming Quaker Valley kindergarteners can sign up for orientation online. Orientation will take place Aug. 13 and 14. For

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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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Report details financial gift, strong participation for Sewickley Library
July 17, 2018
The Sewickley Public Library certainly started the year off on the right foot when they found out they would be receiving $500,000 in perpetuity starting

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Quaker Valley Class of ’73 reunion plans set
July 11, 2018
The Quaker Valley High School Class of 1973 will host its 45-year reunion the weekend of July 20-21. The reunion begins July 20 at Slippery

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Remember When: Quaker Valley approves corporal punishment policy
July 11, 2018
In the Herald this week 47 years ago: • Sewickley native Willard H. Douglas Jr. became the first African-American elected to serve on the Third

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Bell Acres councilman accused of driving through protesters no-show at council meeting
July 9, 2018
A Bell Acres councilman accused of driving his vehicle through a crowd of protesters at PNC Park in June was a no-show at the borough's

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Sewickley Valley YMCA offering free lunches at Henle Park
July 6, 2018
The Sewickley Valley YMCA is offering free lunches for children up to the age of 18 on Monday, Wednesday and Friday through Aug. 17 in

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Anna Singer to perform in ‘Bernstein on Broadway’ in native Sewickley Valley
July 3, 2018
Anna Singer will perform Bernstein favorites at 8 p.m. July 8 at Snuggery Farm in her native Sewickley. The Pittsburgh Festival Opera show andquot;Bernstein on

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Sewickley Academy cuts ties with man charged with driving through protesters
July 1, 2018
Sewickley Academy cut ties with Gregory Wagner, a volunteer middle school lacrosse coach, after he was charged for allegedly driving his car through a group

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Pittsburgh police charge man accused of driving through protesters near PNC Park
June 29, 2018
Pittsburgh police on Friday charged a Bell Acres councilman for allegedly driving through a crowd protesting the shooting death of Antwon Rose on the city's

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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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Remember When: In 1905, Sewickley Herald reported on nude river bathers
June 27, 2018
This week, we take a look back at what was making news in the Sewickley Herald 113 years ago this week: • On the impending

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Louann Deihle, 55, mother, friend, businesswoman
June 18, 2018
Mother, wife, friend, successful businesswoman and mentor. Louann Tronberg Deihle was all of these things and more, said those who knew and loved her. The

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Group awaits report on Little Sewickley Creek Watershed assessment
June 13, 2018
The nonprofit Little Sewickley Creek Watershed Association (LSCWA) has wanted to conduct a full assessment of the 9.6-square-mile Little Sewickley Creek watershed area for several

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Bear spotted in Bell Acres
May 31, 2018
A Bell Acres woman had an unwelcome visitor early Thursday, according to Tribune-Review news partner WPXI-TV. Pam Elber told WPXI that a bear climbed on

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Allegheny Land Trust protects 70 acres across Sewickley Valley
May 14, 2018
Allegheny Land Trust has protected another 70 acres of land in the Big and Little Sewickley Creek watersheds, adding to the more than 600 acres

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Sewickley Valley Community Fund seeks surveying residents
May 10, 2018
A community survey will help local nonprofit leaders decide how to consider requests to fund charitable projects across the Sewickley Valley. The Sewickley Valley Community

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Volunteers plant 1,000 trees at Bell Acres park
April 23, 2018
The Quaker Valley Recreation Association (QVRA) always has had big plans for Bouchard Family Park in Bell Acres. But when site development began in 2009,

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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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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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