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North Hills Genealogists
North Hills Genealogists will hold a live online presentation on Oct. 17 at 7 p.m. The program, will be presented by Sam Williams on “Back to the Basics: Using DNA for Family History.” It is free and open to the public. For more information and the Zoom link, visit
Traveling glass recycling bin
Pennsylvania Resources Council’s traveling glass recycling bin will be at North Park from Oct. 22-27, in the swimming pool parking lot. Individuals can drop off glass bottles, jars and jugs of all colors (no color sorting required). Containers should be empty and rinsed, with lids and labels still on. Bags and boxes used to deliver glass must be discarded off-site. For more information, visit
Rotary scholarship
The Bob Williams Rotary Memorial Scholarship Program announces the availability of scholarships for the 2022-2023 academic year. In recent years, Rotary has awarded at least eight scholarships at $5,000 each. High school seniors in Allegheny and Beaver Counties are eligible to apply. Vocational students, G.E.D students and those attending parochial, charter and private schools are also eligible.
Students must have a 2.5 or higher grade point average and also must complete an essay that highlights their community/school service as part of the application submission.
Complete application and criteria materials, including application deadline, are available on the Rotary District 7305 website, scholarship link, or from area high school counselors.
For more information, contact Dr. Robert Arbuckle, chairperson, at
Pink Ribbon campaign at Panera
Panera locations in Allison Park, Butler Township, Cranberry Township, Pittsburgh (multiple), Ross Township, Tarentum, Wexford and more will participate in the company’s Pink Ribbon Bagel fundraising campaign during October for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. A portion of proceeds from each Pink Ribbon Bagel will go to the Young Women’s Breast Cancer Awareness Foundation and Cancer Bridges. The campaign raised more than $47,000 in 2021. For more information, visit
Women’s Business Network
Women’s Business Network offers numerous opportunities to network and partner with like-minded businesses, ongoing professional education and leadership development opportunities. Find out more at
The Cranberry Chapter’s next meetings will be 7:30-9 a.m. Oct. 20 at the Cranberry Community United Presbyterian, 2662 Rochester Road, Cranberry. For more information, contact Suzanne Sekula at 412-889-7738.
The Pittsburgh North Chapter’s next meetings will be 9 a.m. Oct. 23 at Parkwood United Presbyterian Church, 4289 Mount Royal Blvd, Allison Park. For more information, contact Kathy Bell at 412-855-0578.
The Wexford Chapter’s next meetings are 8:15-9:30 a.m. Oct. 13 and 27 at Omega Federal Credit Union, 10455 Perry Hwy, Wexford. For more information, contact Suzanne Venneri at 412-264-8446.
The Criders Corners Chapter’s upcoming meetings are noon-1:15 p.m. Oct. 13 and 27 at The Sports Grille, 1294 Freedom Road in Cranberry.
For more information, contact Jocelyn Cilik at 724-772-5593.
The Virtual Chapter holds meetings via Zoom at 7 p.m. Oct. 19. For more information, contact Jennifer Pasquale at 412-908-1663.
North Pittsburgh college fair
More than 120 colleges and universities will participate in the North Pittsburgh College Fair on Oct. 10 from 6 to 8 p.m. The fair will take place in the Kerr Fitness & Sports Center at La Roche’s campus in McCandless. Admission and parking are free. Visit to view a full list of participating schools and learn how to register. One of the largest college fairs in Western Pennsylvania, the North Pittsburgh College Fair will host universities, colleges and technical schools from across the country.
High school students and their parents will have the chance to meet with representatives from each school to learn more about their campuses and academic programs.
For more information, call 412-536-1097 or email
Trunk or Treat
Trunk or Treat is back from 1-3 p.m. Oct. 22. The event will be located in the Pine Community Park on the Pearce Mill Road entrance side. There will be a bounce house, pumpkin decorating, spooky games, potato sack races and more. B’s Sip of Summer truck will sell warm fall drinks like hot chocolate and hot apple cider. Children must be enrolled for this event. Pine residents are $5 and non-residents $8. For more information, visit
Halloween Popup Program
Sign up for the Little Medical School Halloween Popup Program at Pine Community Center. Kids ages 5-11 will get to do hands-on activities and learn about the parts of a bone, how to build blood “slime,” how to examine teeth and more. The popup will be on Friday, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Oct. 21. Enrollment is required. Cost is $65 for PCC members and $75 for non-members. For more information, visit
AARP 595 welcomes new members and guests to its meeting on the first Tuesday of the month at 12:30 p.m. at Hampton Presbyterian Church, 2842 E. Hardies Road. Join us for great fellowship, luncheons, entertainment and trips. Next meeting is Nov. 1. Entertainment will be “Hollywood Homicides” by Tom Madden. Dues are $7/year.
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