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Mission of Mercy Pittsburgh seeks volunteers to assist with dental clinic at PPG Paints Arena
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February 17, 2020
Mission of Mercy Pittsburgh (MOMPGH) is seeking 1,500 volunteers to assist with its free dental clinic taking place July 24-25 at PPG Paints Arena.  Help is also needed for set up on July 23.  Dentists, hygienists, clinical professionals, and general volunteers to assist with registration and coordination are needed. Now in its fourth consecutive year […]

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Politics, Poison Ivy & the Ohio River Boulevard
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February 12, 2020
Having personally paid for Lombardy poplars and shrubbery used to beautify the newly constructed Ohio River Boulevard, Mrs. Elizabeth Walker Pontefract of Little Sewickley Creek Road made it her mission to remove political campaign posters and other advertisements that detracted from the roadside’s natural beauty. With the help of her chauffer and gardener, the Edgeworth […]

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Listening to the Spirit: Lenten Retreat for Young Adults
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February 6, 2020
As we enter into the season of Lent, contemplate God’s unconditional love for us and its power to transform our hearts for even greater love. We invite 20-and-30-somethings to step away from busy lives and enjoy quiet time in a welcoming, nonjudgmental environment of peace and hospitality. Connect with other young adults as you move […]

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Eight-Week Ignatian ‘Retreat in Everyday Life’
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February 6, 2020
Experience the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola in an abbreviated format of readings and reflections over an eight-week period. Deepen spirituality through daily Lenten prayer and weekly gatherings at St. Joseph Spirituality Center in Baden. Wednesdays, beginning March 4 and continuing through April 22. Option of afternoon (1:30-3:00 PM) or evening session (6:30-8:00 […]

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Introduction to Christian Meditation
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February 6, 2020
This six-week introductory course presented by Sister Cynthia Comiskey is an opportunity for those interested in exploring Christian meditation to experience the practice in a small group setting, learn about its origins, and discover its relevance as a form of prayer for the contemporary world. Dates: Mondays, March 2, March 9, March 16, March 23, […]

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Bootlegging, Breakdowns & the Building of Big Sewickley Creek Road
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February 1, 2020
“The building of Big Sewickley Creek Road…seems attended by bad luck. Breakdowns in machinery, large labor turnovers and bootlegging activities in the vicinity of the labor camps have all combined to form a jinx which has hindered completion of this work…The county authorities raided speakeasies and stills in the vicinity of the road and already […]

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Car Seat Inspection Station on May 9 at Big Sewickley Creek VFD
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January 27, 2020
Big Sewickley Creek VFD hosts Car Seat Inspection Station Saturday, May 9, 2020: 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. 590 Beaver St., Sewickley, PA 15143 Attend this FREE event to have your booster or car seat installation checked. Certified car seat technicians will teach you how to install and use your child’s car seat(s) correctly. Please […]

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Infrared Sauna done in the Revitalize style
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January 20, 2020
When you are Revitalize Pain & Stress Relief Centre and you have a calming, relaxing Himalayan Salt Room, the area’s largest Flotation Device and the region’s only FDA-cleared LightStim Full Body Infrared Bed, what is there left to do? Naturally, you add a Sunlighten Signature IV Deluxe Infrared Sauna. Housed in a private room, this […]

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Improving Trauma Diagnoses and Treatment: New Models for Examining Cultural, Recovery, and Spiritual Context for Clinical Settings
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January 17, 2020
Treating trauma requires an understanding of the patient’s social context in the past, present, and future, and can be overwhelming for both patient and clinician. New assessment developments can clarify the effects of the patient’s cultural and spiritual background on their trauma experience and residual symptoms. Stephen Carroll, Ph.D., LCPC will discuss the implications of […]

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Remember Breakfast Cheer Coffee playing cards?
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January 16, 2020
Longtime area residents might not only recall the aroma of freshly ground coffee wafting from Leetsdale’s Breakfast Cheer Coffee plant, but also the company’s distinctive blue and red playing cards. Tucked into each coffee can was a coupon that could be redeemed for a deck of cards. Twenty coupons and 10 cents for postage would […]

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