Author: Natalie Beneviat


School start times in Hampton still topic of debate
September 20, 2019
Possible recommendations on when and how to adjust the start of the school day for Hampton students is planned for November, according to Gail Litwiler, school board member and member of the School Start Time Committee.

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Hampton officials share 14 goals for improvements in 2020, beyond
September 20, 2019
Outdoor swimming pool improvements, a preventative maintenance program, and a detailed fee schedule were included in the 2020 budget development goals and objectives for Hampton Township as approved by council at its Sept. 18 meeting.

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Hampton students recognized for completion of Camp Cadet
September 19, 2019
Three students from Hampton Middle school who completed the Allegheny County Camp Cadet 2019 program received a special proclamation by Hampton Township Council at the Sept. 18 meeting.

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Hampton second-graders’ field trip teaches about community service
September 19, 2019
Second-graders from all three Hampton elementary schools (Central, Poff and Wyland) visited Hampton Community Center and Park for a field trip Sept. 19. The purpose of the trip was to introduce students to the concept of their community and community services, while also helping them get to know one another.

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New Hampton High School assistant principal hired
September 15, 2019
Joseph P. Sebestyen III is the new assistant principal at Hampton’s High School, replacing Dr. Michael Amick.

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New law could help fund Hampton High School renovation
September 12, 2019
State reimbursement for a high school renovation at Hampton continues to be a possibility now that a new state law has passed, according to Cassandra Renninger, a registered architect and principal at VEBH Architects.

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Shaler Hampton Emergency personnel share EMS rules of the road
September 12, 2019
When a driver sees lights and hears sirens, they should pull over to the right side of the road to a full stop, reminds Shaler Hampton Emergency Medical Services Director Eric Schmidt.

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Hampton School District to receive higher state allocations
September 6, 2019
While the state did provide Hampton Township schools with more funding allocations compared to last year, the district had hoped for a higher percentage — though it won’t affect any current budgeting plans.

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Fridley Field remains closed for track work
September 5, 2019
Use of the track and turf at Fridley Field in Hampton will remain off-limits for the time being as work continues.

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Diverse 14-member group guides Hampton’s comprehensive plan
September 2, 2019
The steering committee for a new implementable comprehensive plan in Hampton Township is made up of a diverse group of people intended to represent various aspects of the community and will be among those present at an upcoming public meeting on Sept. 25, 7 p.m., at the community center.

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Turkmenistan dinner being served to help North Hills family
August 29, 2019
The THRIVE Supper Club: An Evening in Turkmenistan will be held at North Hills Community Baptist Church in McCandless on Sept. 27, where guests can experience food from another culture while helping the ones serving it.

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Hampton street sign thefts costly, dangerous
August 28, 2019
Street signs are going missing again in Hampton Township, which seems to happen every year, but there’s more harm to it than someone may realize, said Township Manager Christopher Lochner.

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