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  1. A group of women at Country Meadows is knitting blankets for children in local hospitals.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2017 | The Almanac

    Helen Stasik, 93, went through physical therapy for arthritis in her hands to be able to take part in the project. It's a Tuesday morning, and Edith Moore is hanging out with her friends like she does every Tuesday morning at Country Meadows of South Hills.

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  2. Bethel Parka s Hundred Acres Manor ready for Sept. 8 openingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2017 | The Almanac

    Ask Hundred Acres Manor co-principal Bill Wolfe about the coming season for the haunted attraction in Bethel Park, and he'll tell you some good news. “In the 13 years that my partner and I have been running it, we've donated $1.9 million to local charities.” But bad news came over the summer for Wolfe and Ted Sobek, president and chief executive officer, as some still-unidentified miscreants broke into Hundred Acres Manor and stole $10,000 worth of equipment and other valuables.

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  3. Wigle tells story of Whiskey Rebellion in Scott TownshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2017 | The Almanac

    There once was a rebellion in Scott Township where citizens rose up and banded together against what they claimed was an oppressive government, one they felt was encroaching on their freedoms, liberties and livelihoods. In honor of the Whiskey Rebellion that culminated in July 1794 with the burning of John Neville's home on Bower Hill, history buffs, whiskey enthusiasts and prospective residents gathered at Providence Point in Scott Township earlier this month to taste local spirits from Wigle Whiskey in Pittsburgh and learn about the rebellion that happened in their own backyard.

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  4. All charges dropped against former CV student accused of rapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2017 | The Almanac

    All charges, including rape, were withdrawn July 25 against a former standout athlete at Chartiers Valley after the Allegheny County District Attorney's office did not have enough evidence to proceed in the case. Wilkerson's attorney, Michael Santicola, said numerous text messages exchanged after the accuser claimed she was raped March 1 showed the two still had a friendly relationship over the next few days.

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  5. A local congregation thinks it may have found the formula for staying young at age 100.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | The Almanac

    This photo taken in the early 1930s shows the Beth El congregation standing in front of its original synagogue building on 1910 Broadway Ave. in Beechview. The congregation is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year.

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  6. Woodville Plantation plays big role in making Whiskey Rebellion Festival a successRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2017 | The Almanac

    For the past six years, re-enactors from Woodville Plantation have marched into the heart of the Whiskey Rebellion Festival attempting to quash the historic uprising unleashed by angry farmers fighting against an excise tax on grain alcohol. The federal government soldiers portraying Wayne's Fourth SubLegion are jeered and beaten back in skirmishes by the rebel farmers before the infamous tax collector is tarred and feathered as the rabid crowds roar with approval.

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  7. Carnegie man to stand trial in 2011 shooting at SouthaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | The Almanac

    A man accused of shooting a worker inside a South Fayette gun store more than six years ago will stand trial on all charges, including attempted homicide. Stanley Patterson, 64, of 501 Hulton Road, Carnegie was held for court June 8 by District Judge Regis Welsh on charges of attempted homicide, robbery, aggravated assault, theft and illegal possession of a firearm.

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  8. Performance to include a tap dance tribute to Debbie ReynoldsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2017 | The Almanac

    The Harmony Singers of Pittsburgh will present their annual spring show April 29 and 30 at the Chartiers Valley Intermediate School on Swallow Hill Road in Scott Township. Performances are Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2:30 p.m. This year's show, “Happy Harmony! Songs That Make You Smile,” include selections such as “A Wonderful Day Like Today,” “Happy Days Are Here Again” and “Smiles.” While the Harmony Singers is primarily a choral group, their annual show includes several choreographed numbers and a tap dance.

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  9. Chartiers Valley alum gets shot at dreamRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2017 | The Almanac

    As Jackie Stewart watched South Carolina beat Mississippi State, 67-55, for its first NCAA championship in women's basketball, she focused more on Dawn Staley's moves from the bench as well as Vic Schaefer's behavior and actions. Stewart hopes to be like them some day.

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  10. Meet a young woman whose support from Mainstay Life Services is helping her reach her potential.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2017 | The Almanac

    Sheri Parks, left, and Magnolia White-Horton have established a close relationship through Mainstay Life Services' Home and Community Supports program. “She's good,” said Magnolia White-Horton, who often takes her bowling.

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  11. Kings Family Restaurant near Bridgeville closesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2017 | The Almanac

    Mike Jones/Observer-Reporter The Kings Family Restaurant near Bridgeville, one of the first to operate in the region nearly four decades ago, has closed. The Kings Family Restaurant near Bridgeville, one of the first to open in the region nearly four decades ago, has closed.

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  12. Chartiers Valley student ordered to stand trial on rape, chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2017 | The Almanac

    A Chartiers Valley High School student was ordered to stand trial on charges he raped a 17-year-old girl at his Scott Township home this month. At a preliminary hearing March 24, District Judge Craig Stephens ruled that proceedings should continue for Ross Wilkerson, 18, on charges of rape, sexual assault, aggravated indecent assault, simple assault and unlawful restraint of a minor, while he dropped charges of unlawful contact with a minor and corruption of minors.

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  13. Mother tells the story of her special needs sona s inclusionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | The Almanac

    State Rep. Dan Miller, D-Mt. Lebanon, thanks Beth El Congregation for hosting his Children and Youth Disability and Mental Health Summit.

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  14. Reconstruction of the Liberty Tunnels will enter its fifth and final phase this year.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2017 | The Almanac

    Reconstruction of the Liberty Tunnels will enter its fifth and final phase this year, while work will continue on the Liberty Bridge with no delays expected after last year's fire damaged the span. “Once we finally get the bridge and tunnel completed, we should be out of that area for a long time,” state Department of Transportation District 11 Executive Dan Cessna said during a March 20 meeting at Chartiers Valley Intermediate School in Scott Township to update various construction projects across the region.

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  15. South Hills municipal managers address local road projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2017 | The Almanac

    Serakowski, township manager in Upper St. Clair, joined several of his administrative counterparts to discuss their respective municipalities during a March 16 South West Communities Chamber of Commerce luncheon in Collier Township. His references were to a pair of projects coming to the McLaughlin Run Road corridor that include replacing a Morrow Road bridge and improving McLaughlin's intersection with Lesnett and McMillan roads.

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  16. Municipal managers address road projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2017 | The Almanac

    Serakowski, township manager in Upper St. Clair, joined several of his administrative counterparts to discuss their respective municipalities during a March 16 South West Communities Chamber of Commerce luncheon in Collier Township. His references were to a pair of projects coming to the McLaughlin Run Road corridor: replacing a Morrow Road bridge and improving McLaughlin's intersection with Lesnett and McMillan roads.

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  17. Dash-N-Dine Delivery brings food from local restaurants right to customers' doorsteps.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2016 | The Almanac

    Dash-N-Dine Delivery gives those who live various lifestyles the ability to enjoy a typical night out in the comforts of their home. When Tammy Franklin faced unemployment after being laid off from the sales force of a medical device company in October 2015, it offered her an opportunity for a change in scenery.

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  18. Check out these five things happening in the South Hills during the week of March 15.Read the original story

    Mar 15, 2017 | The Almanac

    To place an order, call 724-743-0231 by March 19. • Peters Township Fire Department will hold a CarFit Event from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, March 17 at its station on East McMurray Road. This free event is available to anyone interested in having a trained team of evaluators access and provide tips for ensuring the best “fit” between you and your vehicle.

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  19. Calendar items: Vanadium Woods residents channel Elvis,aRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2017 | The Almanac

    Photographer Kevin Cooke instructs Grace and Lou Fischer about how to pose like a certain singing couple of the '60s. “I did a couple of Elvises when I was in Ireland,” he said about visits to family members on the Emerald Isle.

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  20. CV basketball player charged with raping girlRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2017 | The Almanac

    A senior standout on Chartiers Valley's basketball team is accused of raping a 17-year-old girl at his Scott Township home earlier this month. Ross R. Wilkerson, 18, was arrested by Scott Township police Tuesday and faces charges of rape, unlawful contact with a minor, sex assault, aggravated indecent assault, corruption of minors and simple assault.

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