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Friday, September 20, 2019

Education

Announcements and information on public and private institutions in the area along with breaking news on outreach programs and services throughout the Northside communities.

Northside Community Development Fund hosts workshop on how to start your own business

This Monday, the Northside Community Development Fund is hosting a meeting for Northside residents interested in starting their own business. The meeting will be...

Quantum Theatre’s “The Gun Show” explores playwright’s contradictory beliefs about firearms

Quantum Theatre's "The Gun Show (Can We Talk About This?)" offers an open dialogue about hard topics in politically polarized times. By Nick Eustis Photo by...

Elks Lodge brings nationally recognized Drug and Alcohol Prevention Specialist to Perry High

In May, The Drug Awareness Committee of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks (BPOE) Allegheny Lodge 339 will bring Ray Lozano, a nationally...

Pittsburgh negotiates new cable contracts, PCTV needs community’s input

Pittsburgh’s current cable contracts with both Verizon and Comcast are set to expire in August 2019, and September 2020, respectively. Pittsburgh Community Television (PCTV)...

Aviary debuts Andean Mountain Habitat and a Golden Eagle

Several unique birds have made the National Aviary their new home just in time for the new year to take off. An exciting new...

Sarah Heinz House acts as second home for many Northside youth

The Sarah Heinz House in Pittsburgh's Northside offers over a century of service to youth in the community. Its mission is to empower kids...

Makers are made at the Carnegie Science Center Fab Lab

Errors aren't a problem at the Carnegie Science Center Fab Lab. Mistakes are how makers learn. By S. Rose Eilenberg Past the chaos of the interactive...

ONS School Partnerships Committee formed to improve NS schools

The One Northside School Partnerships Committee was formed to improve the Quality of Education and success of Northside schools. By Dwayne Barker and Chris Sweeney,...

Coding class fuels push for more computer science education

A community “Hour of Code” will be held at CoLab18 in the Northside this December as part of Computer Science Education Week, a global...

Alan Perry resigns as NS Scoutmaster after 27 years

Starting in 2019, Bidwell Street United Presbyterian Church in Manchester may no longer have a Boy Scout troop. Alan Perry, who served as the...