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Make-A-Wish seeks new volunteers, accepting applications for upcoming training
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September 26, 2019
Become a Wish Granting Volunteer Help Make-A-Wish® Fulfill Life-Changing Wishes PITTSBURGH, Pa., (September 24, 2019) – Children who are living with critical illnesses need the power of a wish. Make-A-Wish needs local residents to make it happen by volunteering their time and compassion to assist with fulfilling wishes.   To become a wish volunteer, individuals […]

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The history of GAPA Park in Bell Acres Borough 1949-1977
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September 23, 2019
Swimming in the GAPA pool was once a popular pastime for families. Situated at the corner of Sevin and Turkeyfoot roads, the pool was originally part of Boy Scout Camp Umbstaetter, which operated for 25 years before the property was purchased in 1949 by the Ambridge Greek American Progressive Association for use as a recreational […]

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OLSH High School distributes over $29K in financial incentive awards to AP students, teachers
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September 19, 2019
While most high school students are accustomed to filling the gym bleachers for a rally to recognize student-athletes and their achievements, the students at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart (OLSH) are also familiar with an assembly to celebrate a different kind of achievement – academic achievement. For the second year, the OLSH community gathered […]

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Sewickley Academy Junior Performs as Morticia in the CLO Academy’s Production of the Addams Family
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September 13, 2019
Next weekend, Sewickley Academy junior Felicia N. will star as Morticia in the Pittsburgh CLO Academy of Musical Theater’s production of the Addams Family. Felicia has been performing with the CLO for 10 years and loves the community and the rehearsal process of theater. “In almost every show I have been in, the cast members […]

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4 Sewickley Academy seniors named semifinalists in National Merit Scholarship Program
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September 11, 2019
Four students from Sewickley Academy have been named semifinalists in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program (NMSP). On Wednesday, September 11, 2019, officials of the National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced the names of approximately 16,000 semifinalists in the 65th annual program. They are the highest scoring entrants in each state. The Academy’s semifinalists are Mishon […]

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History of the Valley Homes community 1943-1954
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September 11, 2019
To help alleviate the wartime housing shortage for defense and shipyard workers, 372 units were built at the corner of Big Sewickley Creek and Turkeyfoot roads. The neighborhood featured a general store and community center. Though intended as temporary housing, the Valley Homes community remained open until 1954 to house returning veterans and their young […]

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Back in the country…Bell Acres
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September 10, 2019
The Bell Acres story began more than 200 years ago when hardy pioneers ventured into the wilderness North of the Ohio River. Commonly referred to as the “hills back of Sewickley” or simply “back in the country”, the heavily wooded hillsides and deep ravines were sparsely populated by farm families. In 1854, a group of […]

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Sewickley Academy history teacher named the fifth R. P. Simmons Family Chair for Excellence in Teaching
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August 30, 2019
On Friday, August 30, 2019, Middle School history teacher Kate Lukaszewicz was awarded a R. P. Simmons Family Chair for Excellence in Teaching by the Board of Trustees and Head of School Kolia O’Connor. Two R. P. Simmons Family Chairs for Excellence in Teaching were established in 2012 by Richard P. Simmons to recognize outstanding […]

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Sewickley Academy Senior School English teacher named the 17th Clark Faculty Chair
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August 30, 2019
During Sewickley Academy’s annual opening assembly, Mrs. Ann Russell, Senior School English teacher, was named the 17th Clark Faculty Chair by the Board of Trustees and Head of School Kolia O’Connor. The Clark Faculty Chair was established in 2003 by Sewickley Academy’s Board of Trustees in honor of Ham Clark’s 15-year tenure as Headmaster of […]

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Michele Knoll Announces Candidacy
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August 23, 2019
Pittsburgh — Michele Knoll is announcing her candidacy for State Representative in the 44th Legislative District. The district encompasses Aleppo, Bell Acres, Crescent, Edgeworth, Findley, Glenfield, Glen Osborne, Haysville, Moon, North Fayette, Ohio, Sewickley, Sewickley Heights, and Sewickley Hills in Allegheny County. Bringing a wealth of experience to the position, she has taught at the […]

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