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  1. Seniors: Week of Dec. 16Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Almanac

    Are you age 60 or up, overweight or obese, and been told that you may have pre-diabetes? Do you want a structured program to help you lose weight and become more physically active? If so, you may be able to participate in a University of Pittsburgh research study called 'Sustain-DPP' to help find out how two long-term weight management programs may impact your type 2 diabetes risk and overall health. The study will last two years.

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  2. South Hills celebrates ChanukahRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | The Almanac

    Rabbi Mendel Rosenblum climbs a ladder to light the menorah along Potomac Avenue. Helping to steady him is Dormont Borough Council member Drew Lehman.

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  3. Panel discusses diversity in wake of Tree of Life massacreRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 5 | The Almanac

    Mario C. Browne, director of the University of Pittsburgh's Office of Urban Sciences Diversity, speaks during a panel discussion at Upper St. Clair Township Library to talk about diversity following the Tree of Life Synagogue massacre. He was joined by Rabbi Ron Symons of the South Hills Jewish Community Center; Diane Ford, a South Hills-based consultant; Al-Walid Mohsen, board president at the Atahweed Islamic Center; and Priyesh Shah, president of the Gujarati Samaj or Greater Pittsburgh.

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  4. Youngsters in Peters Township build bridges to educationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 4 | The Almanac

    With a lesson that involves the likes of gumdrops and marshmallows, the youngsters had an obvious question: When do we eat? But the students at Goddard School for Early Childhood Development in Peters Township were content to wait as they used the goodies for their intended purpose: building bridges. Plastic cups, straws, Q-tips, pipe cleaners, rubber bands and dried spaghetti noodles also served as construction materials as the children wrapped up a week of learning all about bridges in a special project to advance their understanding of STEAM, the subjects of science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics.

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  5. 'Tis the season for Handmade ArcadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 26 | The Almanac

    Shoppers who want the satisfaction of knowing that what they're buying is made in or around Western Pennsylvania should circle Dec. 8 on the calendar. That's the date for the 15th annual Handmade Arcade, scheduled for 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center.

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  6. After 70 years, Hartman still nailing it as construction supplierRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 21 | The Almanac

    Andrew Hartman, president/CEO of Hartman Independent Co., stands inside the warehouse area of the company's headquarters in Cecil Township. Nails, staples, screws and just about any type of fastener needed in construction can be found in the warehouse of Hartman Independent Co.

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  7. What's Happening: Week of Nov. 14Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2018 | The Almanac

    Hamilton Preschool, located at Hamilton Presbyterian Church, 4500 Hamilton Road, Castle Shannon, has received the Live and Learn Award for Best Educational Experience 2018 in Pittsburgh by Winnie.com , a website that gives "Inspiration & Insight for Modern Parents.' For more information, visit .

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  8. Deka Lash an eye-opening experience for Peters Township coupleRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2018 | The Almanac

    Jennifer and Michael Blair graduated from Trinity High School a year apart. "We knew of each other, but we didn't know each other" at the time, Michael said.

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  9. Flowers left for members, staff at JCC South Hills after synagogue massacreRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2018 | The Almanac

    The JCC's members and staff still don't know who left the flowers on cars parked at the South Hills location. But the generosity and sign of love from the person - or people - left an impression during a dark time for the Jewish community and the region.

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  10. 'It's real once you hear the names'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2018 | The Almanac

    Hundreds of people join in a candlelight vigil in remember the 11 people killed at the Squirrel Hill synagogue at the sixth Presbyterian Church in Pittsburgh on Oct. 27. Hundreds of people join in a candle light vigil to remember 11 people killed at the Squirrel Hill synagogue at the sixth Presbyterian Church in Pittsburgh on Oct. 27. Jeffrey Finkelstein, president and CEO of the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh, address reporters during a briefing in Pittsburgh Sunday morning, a day after a gunman killed 11 people at a city synagogue.

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  11. Bethel Park - Tolerance Is Not Enough' forum takes on added relevanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2018 | The Almanac

    As an illustration of how people of different faiths can get along, Rabbi Abie Ingber shows a Muslim prayer rug he received as a gift from a Saudi Arabian student attending Xavier University. A trip to suburban Pittsburgh, not too far from his home in Cincinnati, had been on Rabbi Abie Ingber's schedule for several months prior to his arrival Saturday.

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  12. Mt. Lebanon family increases efforts to provide more maker spacesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2018 | The Almanac

    Nicole Lust, left, and Ginny Chambers activate small lights as decorative elements on a quilt displayed at the Full Steam Ahead event. From left, Joni McDonald, Debra Smit and Daryl Lucke with one of the projects on display at the Full STEAM Ahead event Representatives of Mt.

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  13. Crew member dies on set of Mister Rogers movie filming in Mt. LebanonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2018 | The Almanac

    Tom Hanks is shown in costume as Fred Rogers, the creator and star of "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood," in this publicity photo released by Sony Pictures. Tom Hanks is shown in costume as Fred Rogers, the creator and star of "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood," in this publicity photo released by Sony Pictures.

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  14. Ax throwing comes to Mt. LebanonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2018 | The Almanac

    Three young entrepreneurs had their work cut out for them when they decided to go into the throwing-axes-at-targets business. "When we first opened in Millvale," Jack Welsh said about last year's launch, "we had to convince everybody that this wasn't something crazy.

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  15. Crew strikes gas line in Bethel Park, causing pipeline to erupt in flamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2018 | The Almanac

    A construction crew working on a water line accidentally struck a gas transmission line early Oct. 3, causing the pipeline to erupt in flames. A construction crew working on a water line accidentally struck a gas transmission line early Oct. 3, causing the pipeline to erupt in flames.

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  16. Mt. Lebanon native's band returns to Pittsburgh for Warhol concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2018 | The Almanac

    While Mt. Lebanon native Jeff Baron certainly appreciates gridiron goings-on - "I wish I would have some more time to hang out there and maybe see the Steelers play" - his forthcoming visit to Pittsburgh is all about music.

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  17. What's Happening: Week of Sept. 19Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2018 | The Almanac

    Archeologist and Peters Creek Historical Society member Ben Demchak will be the guest speaker for the 7:30 p.m. Sept. 24 meeting of the historical society, which will be held in the social room of Wrights United Methodist Church, 788 Venetia Road, Venetia.

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  18. Chatham Baroque brings Vivaldi to Upper St. ClairRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2018 | The Almanac

    From left are Andrew Fouts, Baroque violin; Patricia Halverson, viola da gamba; and Scott Pauley, theorbo. From left are Andrew Fouts, Baroque violin; Patricia Halverson, viola da gamba; and Scott Pauley, theorbo.

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  19. Cancer Caring Center strengthens South Hills connectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2018 | The Almanac

    Navigating the bridges and tunnels in and around Pittsburgh never has been a popular choice for area commuters, especially those who are facing life-altering circumstances. "When we opened in 1988, the South Hills was our first outreach because we recognized that not everybody could come to Bloomfield," Rebecca Whitlinger, executive director of the Cancer Caring Center, said about the nonprofit organization's headquarters on Liberty Avenue.

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  20. Nifty 50: Town Hall South celebrates stellar legacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2018 | The Almanac

    Talk to Suzanne Palko about her new position chairing the Town Hall South board of directors, and she's likely to share a list of the speakers that the lecture series has hosted since 1969. "Every time I look at this," she says, "I'm impressed by the people who have come over the years, some of the great names."

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