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The Pittsburgh premiere of a documentary profiling the plight of persecuted believers has a local connection. The missionary work of Sudanese Anglican priest, the Rev. John Chol Daau, is featured in the film. One of the “lost boys of Sudan,” he was a student at Trinity School for Ministry in Ambridge a decade ago. John […]
Sewickley Civic Garden Council is happy to sponsor a speaker at the Edgeworth Club. All are invited to attend a talk given by the Allegheny Land Trust at the Edgeworth Club ballroom on Thursday, Nov. 1 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Allegheny Land Trust, a Sewickley-based, non-profit, conservation organization has been “helping local people […]
The Western Pennsylvania Civil War Roundtable is a non-profit educational institution that promotes the study of the American Civil War. The WPACWRT meets monthly, takes field trips and does volunteer work at Gettysburg. The WPACWRT meets the third Wednesday of every month at the Edgeworth Elementary School in Edgeworth. More information can be found on […]
The Sewickley Valley YMCA, in cooperation with the Cancer Caring Center, is offering exercise classes for cancer patients on Saturday mornings from 9:30 to 10:30 am. Classes are led by Adriane Stoner, Cancer Exercise Specialist and the YMCA’s Senior Director for Health and Wellness. Classes are free but registration is required by calling 412-622-1212/
Congratulations to the 2018 QVHS Homecoming Court. This year, QVHS teachers selected the 10 girls and 10 boys to make up the court. From there, the student body voted on king and queen. The winners will be announced at halftime of the QV Homecoming game on Friday, October 12, 2018. Pictured: Front row, from left: […]
Once an advocate for excluding LGBTQ persons from the church, Rev. Mark Achtemeier shares what led to his change of heart. Exploring the problems with exclusion and the insights into the Bible’s message that led him to recognize the fullness of God’s love and support for LGBTQ people, he shows how a careful reading of […]
Sewickley residents on Grove and Blackburn streets woke up on Saturday Oct. 6 to find that someone had trespassed on their properties with box cutters and slashed their signs in support of Democratic candidates, including Representative Conor Lamb, Senator John Casey and Governor Tom Wolf. Dr. Dave Hennessey said “that this is not just disrespectful […]
Antioch Baptist Church will host its annual Youth Day at 10:45 a.m. Nov. 11 at the church. The Rev. Tamela Walker, associate minister at Macedonia Baptist Church, Duquesne, will be the guest speaker and a pizza party will be held after the service. The church is at 332 Elizabeth St. in Sewickley. For details, call […]
Antioch Baptist Church, 332 Elizabeth St., Sewickley, will host its annual men’s breakfast from 7 to 10 a.m. Oct. 28 at the church. A service will be at 10:45 p.m. The menu will include bacon, sausage, eggs, toast, potatoes, coffee, juice and tea. Donations will be accepted.
Sewickley Valley YMCA will sponsor a holiday-themed parent and child event Painting for Autism from 1 to 3 p.m. Nov. 4 in Hunter Gym at the YMCA, 625 Blackburn Road, Sewickley. Children who are at least 6 years old and are accompanied by a parent or guardian are welcome. Aprons will be provided and participants […]
Help celebrate all things QV during Spirit Week 2018! Quaker Valley is once again selling $5 homecoming t-shirts. Shirts can be ordered online and will be delivered between October 9-11. Be sure to wear the shirt on QV Spirit Day, Friday, Oct. 12. HSA and PTA parent volunteers have planned this year’s homecoming parade. Students […]
QV Golfers Aidan Bulger, Charlie Henry, Michael Tanabe and Evan Frund, played great rounds on Thursday, September 27, at the WPIAL Individual Finals. Aidan finished 3rd and Michael finished 8th, advancing to the PIAA regionals in Blairsville on October 15, while Evan and Charlie came up one stroke short from advancing. Congratulations and best of […]
The Leetsdale fall festival is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Make your own scarecrow, shop the vendors or enjoy the food. There will be hot sausage, cabbage and noodles, and walking tacos. And don’t forget the games for the kids to enjoy.
Have your “Guy on the Street” go around and ask the business owners where they park. Because a majority of the owners hoard the spaces in Zone One there is nowhere for visitors to The Village (their own customers) to park close by. This also is causing the Parking Authority to raise Zone One rates […]
St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, located at 801 Beaver St., Sewickley will be offering a Functional Fitness Class for individuals over age 50 each Monday at 10:30 a.m. in the church’s fellowship hall. Join coaches Jen and Matt from Industrial Athletics for an exercise class that focuses on skills for everyday life including strength, mobility, balance […]
St. Andrew’s and Emsworth UP Churches are partnering with Pittsburgh immigrants and service agencies to provide informational afternoon open to the community. At 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church in Sewickley, community members and service agencies will gather to serve on a discussion panel addressing the needs of immigrant and refugee […]
Founded by David Nimick in 2014 and at present with co-trustee Maria Swanson, the QVEF is an independent, community based and funded education foundation that seeks to support QVHS graduates as the pursue higher education, in the STEM areas. This year, in addition to awarding up to three $10,000 scholarships for students matriculating at four-year […]
My paternal grandparents settled in Sewickley in the early 1900s as immigrants (legal) from Southern Italy. My granddad established his residence and business on Chestnut Street and remained there until his semi-retirement to Southern California at age 50. He loved to drive back, often. His younger sister followed him to Sewickley and, in time, opened […]
Are you a writer* who longs for a group to connect with? Word Weavers International — established in 1997 — has a local group beginning in this area. Meeting Place: St. Matthews AME Zion Church. Sewickley, PA Meeting Time: 1st meeting October 4, 2018 6-8; then 1st Thursday of every month from 6-8. Local Contact: […]
The Quaker Valley Termites fought hard for their first win of the 2018 season, pulling out a 20-12 victory over Midwestern. The termites were led by Benny Janeway (one touchdown) and Isaac Williams (two touchdowns.) The defense played well with standout performances from Logan Benedict, EJ Williams and Noah Fardo.
Quaker Valley Midgets (1-0) took on MidWestern (combined Midland and Western Beaver) at Quaker Valley High School on Saturday, Aug. 25. Quaker Valley dominated the first half on the defensive side of the ball by not allowing any first downs. That defense helped the offense to obtain good field position and four touchdowns. Marcus Richey […]
Lincoln Fawcett scored two touchdowns, one from 65 yards out and the other from the 30-yard line, as the Quaker Valley Nuts N Bolts defeated Midwestern, 15-14. Mya Eshenbaugh scored on a 5-yard reception from Jake Neff, and Lincoln Fawcett scored on a run from 15 yards out after a penalty. Quaker Valley looked strong […]
The event was held Aug. 25 at Sewickley Heights Golf Club. We had 200 guests who mingled throughout the entire second floor and patio to taste a smorgasbord of delicious appetizers, main dishes and desserts. Our cooks were primarily from Sewickley (some from Greater Pittsburgh) and included executives, business owners, pastors and community leaders. Distinguished […]
Aspinwall-based marketing agency 321Blink has earned spots on two prestigious fastest-growing companies lists: The Pittsburgh Business Times Fast 50 and Inc. 5000. This marks the third consecutive year that 321Blink has been recognized by the Pittsburgh Business Times as one of the top performing companies in Pittsburgh, coming in at #24 on the Fastest Growing […]
On September 3, 2018, friends, family and new friends will gather to celebrate and remember Owen. The 4th Annual Owen Galluzzo Memorial Picnic will also raise funds for The Owen Galluzzo Memorial Fund, which supports organizations that assisted our son throughout his life. To date, the fund has provided support to Beads of Courage and […]
On Saturday, August 25th from 6:30-9 p.m. at the Sewickley Heights Golf Club, “50 Fabulous Cooks,” a smorgasbord style event, will occupy the entire second floor of the Club. Volunteer cooks include men, women and couples, hailing primarily from Sewickley, who have a passion for humanity. Among the cooks are prominent figures, such as Dr. […]
Simpson & McCrady LLC on July 2 announced the hiring of a leading global insurance executive, John Rudolf, into the newly created position of senior vice president of sales and marketing. In partnership with Simpson & McCrady’s team, Rudolf will be accountable for developing and executing marketing strategies to increase Simpson & McCrady’s position in […]
Quaker Valley’s 13 year-olds won the Mars baseball tournament on Monday night with a win over Mt. Lebanon. Team players are: Daniel Bartels Jackson Bould Hunter Doherty Nathan Dicks Tommaso Floro Phil Johnson Troy Kozar Wes Minard Garrett Rader James Saftner Nick Allen The five-day tournament included eight teams — Quaker Valley, Moon, Mars, Shaler, […]
My husband, Stephan, and I traveled to Israel this summer for the first time. It was an amazing experience seeing locations we’d only read about. So much of the country — Jerusalem, the Dead Sea, Solomon’s Temple, the Mount of Olives, and more — still look just like the pictures in a Children’s Bible!
Glen Oaks Girl Scout Troop #50930 traveled to Costa Rica this July after fundraising and saving money for two years for the trip. The girls had a dream since kindergarten to travel internationally, and that dream was achieved this July, the summer before their senior year. While traveling the country, they had the opportunity to […]
The Quaker Valley 11U team ended their summer season with another first place win! The boys competed in four tournaments this summer, finishing with a 15-4 record. They earned first place in the Moon and Hopewell tournaments and second place in the Ambridge and Bethel Church tournaments. Front (L-R): Oscar Roig, Marcus Richey, Rocco Luchette, […]
Fall Ball registration for Quaker Valley Softball and Baseball is now open! Registration will close Sunday, Aug. 19. You can register online at QVRA.org. Should you have any questions, please contact Collette at email@example.com.
The QV 11U boys took second place in the Bethel Church League Tournament July 7-9. The boys dominated the opening rounds, defeating Upper St. Clair twice (14-1) and (10-1) and hosts Bethel Church (12-4) but ultimately lost to Baldwin in the championship game, 11-10. The boys also participated in the Bridger Baseball Tournament July 14-16. […]
This past weekend, the Quaker Valley 14U Pony team won the championship at the “CIT Diamond Dayz” tournament. After earning the #1 seed after two pool play wins, including a walkoff victory against Mt. Lebanon, QV beat host, CIT, in the semis and secured a 2-1 victory vs Burrell in the championship game. Pictured, Back […]
Congratulations to all of these ladies for an undefeated spring season (12-0)! Avery Allan, Chelsea Cherock, Elena Cindrich, Elizabeth York, Emery Feczko, Lauren Purpura, Lily Baker, Makenna Dalton, Molly Millet and Mya Eshenbaugh. Head coach is Tom Eshenbaugh; assistant coaches are Brian Allan, Cody Dalton, Paula Allan, and Jessica Cindrich. And… Five girls from the […]
PPWCampbell is pleased to announce the hiring of Crispin Conklin, RA, NCARB, as the newest team member to its strategic partner company, Studio 109 Designs. Crispin joined Studio 109 Designs in the capacity of Design Architect and will have the primary responsibility of developing efficient and creative designs for our financial and commercial clients. He […]
The 11-year-old boys from Quaker Valley Softball Baseball won the Moon Township baseball tournament this past weekend. They played strong throughout the tournament and finished with a 3-0 victory against Cranberry. Head coach is Scott Cindrich; assistant coaches are Kevin Santelli, Jason Richey, Matt Straka and Mike Wagoner.
Quaker Valley Class of 1973 presents “The Long and Winding Road” A Memorial Celebration of Our Journey Together Saturday, July 21, 2018 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. The Sewickley United Methodist Church 337 Broad Street Sewickley, PA 15143 The roads of our hometown, so unique they defy today’s high-tech navigation systems. Blackburn’s serpentine switchbacks . […]
The 10 year old baseball team from Quaker Valley had a strong start at the weekend’s baseball tournament with wins over Moon, Avella, and Cranberry and a tie with Upper St. Clair. The boys fell short, however, in the semi finals to Cranberry 8-10. Cranberry ended up defeating Upper St. Clair in the finals 9-7.
The Quaker Valley Softball Baseball organization’s 10-year-old tournament baseball team has won its first two games at the Moon Township tournament. The first was against Moon with a 13-1 win on June 21; the second was a win over Avella, 16-3, on June 22. The team plays Upper St. Clair and Cranberry in a doubleheader […]
Congratulations to the Quaker Valley Softball Baseball (QVSB) 10-year-old baseball team on their win over Moon Township, 13-1, on June 21. This was their first game of the series as well as the season.
Allegheny CleanWays is hosting a series of riverfront cleanups along the Ohio River through June 23. Join us from 6-9 pm in Leetsdale on June 21, Baden on June 22, and Monaca on June 23. Volunteers will be working from the land and water (via our pontoon boat, Rachel Carson) to remove trash that has […]
Our Lady of the Sacred Heart High School celebrated the Class of 2018 with two traditional ceremonies – a baccalaureate Mass and commencement exercises. The OLSH Baccalaureate Mass for the Class of 2018 was celebrated on Thursday, May 31 in the OLSH Chapel in Moon Township. OLSH Chaplain, Fr. Frank Kurimsky was the celebrant, along […]
Quaker Valley’s 12U Sunday baseball travel team took on Avonworth in a game at Howard J. Lamade Stadium in Williamsport — known for hosting the Little League World Series — on April 29. Avonworth won the first game, 12-2. Quaker Valley won the second game, 10-8. The stadium is the largest non-MLB stadium. It was […]
Hannah Lubert, a 7th grade student at Quaker Valley Middle School, took first place in a number of events and All-Around for Xcel Platinum on May 6 at the Pittsburgh Indoor Sports Complex. Hannah takes gymnastics at Perfect 10 in Ambridge, and has been doing so for five years — competing for four of those […]
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.
Numerous sports camps are being offered through Quaker Valley School District this summer. Tennis Clinic Who: Boys and girls ages 9-17 Note: clinics for 3-5 year olds and 6-8 year olds also offered When: June 11-15 Little Quakers Basketball Summer Day Camp Who: For boys and girls entering Kindergarten-4th grade When: June 12-15 QV Basketball […]
Submitted by the Quaker Valley School District The Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access has been awarded a grant from The Grable Foundation for a two-year study of how teachers select and use museum resources for classroom instruction. Quaker Valley is proud to have five teachers taking part in fellowships at the Smithsonian, in-person […]
Submitted by the Quaker Valley School District Students in 2nd grade at Osborne Elementary School performed “A Night at the Zoo” for family and friends. This event culminates a year of learning and ties into their Polar Bear project. The students researched and raised money for Polar Bears International Foundation. Additional photos and a video […]
Submitted by the Quaker Valley School District For the 14th consecutive year, Quaker Valley School District has been named to the list of “Best Communities for Music Education” presented by The NAMM Foundation. Quaker Valley is one of 583 districts nationwide to receive this designation. The Best Communities Music Education award is given to districts […]