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Heritage Valley Walk With A Doc Event Scheduled in Sewickley
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April 17, 2019
Heritage Valley Health System is encouraging Western Pennsylvania residents to take a step toward better health with Walk With A Doc, a health program that brings doctors and patients together to walk. The next Walk With A Doc event is on Saturday, April 27 from 9 to 10 a.m. at the Quaker Valley Middle School […]

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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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Owner of Cocothe to open Sewickley Tavern at site of former Bruneaux
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April 2, 2019
Fans of the recently closed fine-dining destination Cocothé needn’t worry: they will be able to indulge again soon when the restaurant’s owner-chef team open a new spot just down the street. The new restaurant will be called Sewickley Tavern and will feature a tavern-style menu. It will be situated at 409 Beaver Street in the […]

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Auditions, auditions, auditions!
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March 21, 2019
As a reminder, 3 sets of auditions will be held at Iron Horse Theatre over the next several weeks. Auditions for “Harps and Harmonicas” are this Saturday from 3 to 6, and Sunday from 1 to 4.  Auditions for Ashcat Theater’s “Harvey” will be held March 30 from 10 to 2, and March 31 from […]

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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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Summer enrichment guide available
March 13, 2019
Laughlin Children’s Center has published its annual enrichment guide detailing all the activities happening around the area this summer.

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Scenes from the Leetsdale Autumn Festival
October 1, 2018
The Leetsdale Garden Club ushered in autumn in style Sept. 29 at Henle Park with a festival filled with seasonal activities. From the flea market to the bake sale (oh, the pies!) to the Build-A-Scarecrow activity, the event benefitted from some beautiful weather from Mother Nature.

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Municipal leaders weigh Sewickley’s wastewater treatment options
September 6, 2018
Sewickley may soon become the next Sewickley Valley community to ship its sewage to Leetsdale for treatment, a move that could benefit customers in both

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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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Remember When: In 1910, ‘Leetsdale is now putting on metropolitan airs’
July 26, 2018
Making news in the Sewickley Herald 108 years ago this week: andamp;#8226; Miss Pearl Ague of Sewickley returned home for a year's sabbatical from her

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Quaker Valley plans second BookStop event for Aug. 2
July 24, 2018
A second QV BookStop event is set for Aug. 2 across the Sewickley Valley. Children and families -- from birth to adults -- can take

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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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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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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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Splash pad users aware of Leetsdale parking issue
July 5, 2018
The parking lot of the VFW Post 3372 in Leetsdale was not blocked off to users of the borough's splash pad on July 5. But

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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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July Fourth carnival, fireworks set in Leetsdale
June 27, 2018
The finishing touches are being put on the annual Leetsdale July 4 celebration that will include a parade, carnival, a flag ceremony and fireworks at

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Leetsdale Garden Club spruces up barren spots
June 23, 2018
The overgrown patch of land on the eastern portion of Beaver Street in Leetsdale Borough was just sitting there. Weeds and the over growth had

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Leetsdale won’t pay VFW for parking
June 20, 2018
Citing that there is plenty of free parking around the Leetsdale Splash Pad, borough council refused a request from VFW Post 3372 for $3,000 to

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Volunteers remove trash along Ohio River at Kilbuck Township
June 16, 2018
Volunteers collected trash ranging from tires to televisions along the bank of the Ohio River Saturday. Allegheny CleanWays organized the andquot;Tireless Projectandquot; Ohio River cleanup

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Ohio River cleanup includes Glenfield, Leetsdale
June 12, 2018
Curtis Reiner doesn't mind getting his hands dirty. The Glenfield resident does it because he wants to keep the banks of the Ohio River clean

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Azul in Leetsdale gets valid liquor license
June 12, 2018
Leetsdale's Azul Bar Y Cantina, raided by state police in May after it was discovered that the eatery had been selling alcohol without a license

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Taking a look back at 1986 in Sewickley
June 8, 2018
This week, we take a look back at what was making news in the Sewickley Herald 32 years ago this week: • Glenfield Borough celebrated

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Hard-to-recycle event set for Quaker Valley HS
June 8, 2018
Have a 40-year-old television set sitting in the basement that you're dying to get rid of Fear not, the Quaker Valley Council of Governments and

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Leetsdale Splash Pad to open Saturday
June 8, 2018
The Leetsdale Splash Pad in Henle Park will open at noon Saturday, despite a parking disagreement between the borough and VFW Post 3372 that has

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Leetsdale offers summer kids activities
June 2, 2018
Leetsdale hasn't held summertime activities for children in Henle Park for at least five years, according to Judy Fulton. But starting this month, the Leetsdale

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Funded study would brainstorm future of Route 65
May 26, 2018
The Quaker Valley Council of Governments is trying to raise $150,000 to fund a study that will brainstorm ideas to bring a 32-mile stretch of

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Glen Osborne man pushes for Sewickley Valley bike path
May 16, 2018
Over three years later, one man's crusade to persuade Sewickley Valley leaders to adopt a so-called complete streets initiative rolls on. Glen Osborne resident John

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Longtime NFL coach, Sewickley native Chuck Knox dies
May 13, 2018
Chuck Knox, the Sewickley native and former NFL coach who took the Los Angeles Rams to three consecutive NFC championship games and also led the

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Door-to-door Leetsdale food bank delivery ends at high-rise
May 12, 2018
Food delivery for some Leetsdale senior citizens — a service since the 1950s — came to an end recently as officials wanted to curb food

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Quaker Valley Education Foundation awards scholarships
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May 11, 2018
Quaker Valley Education Foundation trustees Maria Swanson and David Nimick awarded $6000 (over four years) scholarships to five Quaker Valley seniors. They  plan to study engineering, medicine and/or computer science in college. They are, from left to right, Caitlyn McCloskey (front, left), Sida Wilson, Joshua Nichols; and Travis Wiehe (back, left) and Devon Jones.

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Have hard-to-recycle items? Here’s your chance to unload them
May 10, 2018
A hard-to-recycle-items event will be held June 30 at the Quaker Valley High School. The collection will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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Kids activities aplenty this summer in Leetsdale
May 10, 2018
Leetsdale Council and the Leetsdale Recreation Board will sponsor summer events at the Henle Park picnic shelter for children ages 5 to 8. In the

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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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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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Leetsdale, Aleppo readying for cleanup events
April 6, 2018
Spring often is a time for homeowners to tidy up their homes and yards to prepare for the summer season. While people tend to their

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Leetsdale, other Allegheny County communities wait for word on community grant funds
March 22, 2018
Leetsdale leaders hope to receive word by July 1 if the borough will receive grant money for projects in the municipality. Leaders in the borough

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Project to make Washington Street ADA accessible begins
March 22, 2018
Work to make Washington Street in Leetsdale handicap accessible began recently. Saltria Construction mobilized to begin phase one of the borough's Washington Street ADA sidewalk

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Leetsdale Industrial Park leaders working to address fence issue
March 20, 2018
When Tony Rosenberger heard grumblings of dissatisfaction in Leetsdale, he asked borough leaders to hold a public meeting to address them. At issue: About a

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Leetsdale set to pave several roads this year
March 12, 2018
Leetsdale has selected a contractor for the 2018 phase of the borough's roadway repaving project. Council members voted unanimously March 8 to award the project

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Leetsdale seeks ‘Live Well’ status in Allegheny County
March 6, 2018
Leetsdale soon will join forces with the Allegheny County to help improve the health of its residents. Council passed a resolution this month indicating the

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Leetsdale to add full-time officer
February 12, 2018
Leetsdale Council will seek to add a full-time officer to the borough's police department. Council members last week passed a motion to advertise for a

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