A trio of grants totaling more than $32,500 will be used to buy musical instruments for grade school kids and expand Science, Technology, Engineering and Math education in the Hampton Township School District.
Registered voters living in the North Hills who have not returned a mail-in ballot for the June 2 primary will be limited to one polling location for the municipality in which they live, according to Allegheny County election officials.
Despite several McCandless residents pleading for stop signs at a busy intersection in their neighborhood, the location likely doesn’t meet the state’s criteria for putting them up, according to town officials.
A team of experts from the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center say the initial surge of coronavirus cases in the North Hills appears to be leveling out, but pockets of people infected with the potentially deadly virus remain.
Residents and emergency responders in the North Hills showed their appreciation for health care workers at UPMC Passavant Wednesday night with a boisterous procession of vehicles with horns honking and lights flashing through the hospital’s campus in McCandless.
Signs warning against physical contact faced an empty North Park playground this week as the coronavirus continued to spread. But when regular activities resume, visitors to two popular spots for kids will no longer have to use portable toilets.
Most municipalities in the North Hills are planning to use technology or some other method to conduct public voting meetings while the state is under a mandated stay-at-home order to curb the spread of the coronavirus.
To comply with the mandated stay-at-home order to slow the spread of coronavirus, the North Hills Genealogists Club is replacing its regular monthly program at La Roche University with a livestreaming presentation at 7 p.m. on April 20.
Officials are urging residents to strictly adhere to the governor’s stay-at-home order as covid-19 spreads to Allegheny County suburbs including the North Hills, where the number of cases jumped more than 22% in one day.
Officials in several North Hills municipalities have decided to proceed with public voting meetings with some restrictions to reduce the chances of spreading the coronavirus while others are taking a more cautious tact by canceling the gatherings altogether.
The U.S. Census Bureau is hiring people in the North Hills to help with the massive job of counting the nation’s population this spring and summer.The part-time temporary positions pay $23.50 an hour and involve door-to-door canvasing of residents who did not respond to the Census survey before the end of April.
Allegheny County school districts — including two in the North Hills and six others in the region — have been asked to change school policies that violate the constitutional right of students to freely express their religious beliefs, according to a nonprofit legal organization specializing in First Amendment issues.
The Passavant Hospital Foundation is holding its 7th Annual Run/Walk at the North Park Pool Loop at 7 p.m. Aug. 16 to raise money to help support outreach, education and grant-making at UPMC’s campuses in McCandless and Cranberry.