Clearview Road, between Harts Run Road and Hartswood Drive, will be closed during working hours while the Hampton Shaler Water Authority relocates a water line in the area prior to the Township doing some roadside stabilization. Clearview Road will re-open every evening during this project. The work is expected to last approximately one week.
Who wants to cook during the dog days of summer? No worries – head to Hampton Township Park this evening and bring your appetite! From 5-9 p.m. in the pool parking lot, Ash & Kris Kitchen, Call Keith Catering, Franktuary, PGH Crepes and Kona Ice will be serving up dinner, snacks, dessert and more.
The North Hills Squares is a western square and round dance club with events year round. The group is always looking for new participants. On
Sept. 3, the club will be hosting an open house for possible new members to come and see what it’s all about, featuring professional square dance caller Brad Dilbert. The event is free with complimentary refreshments. No experience is needed and casual clothing with comfortable shoes is all you need.
Hampton Township’s Farmers Market is held every Wednesday from 3 to 7 p.m. through Oct. 16 in the Hampton Community Center parking lot. In addition to getting farm fresh produce, jarred goods and meats, there is a wide range of other items available weekly, such as soups, sandwiches, wine, juice and other goods.
I own a beagle named Dozer. He’s a great dog — loyal and friendly. But, he’s lazy and not real sharp. Dozer doesn’t play fetch or do tricks and, despite his award-winning pedigree, Dozer is no hunter. Except, that is, when it comes to chipmunks A.K.A. “chippys” or “grinnies.”
Mornings are the peaceful time of the day, especially after you prepare a brunch buffet that emphasizes summer food. Bring out the beauty of the morning with a perfect egg bake accompanied by a sour cream coffee cake that lets you entertain with complete satisfaction.
With temperatures reaching the 90s and humidity levels that are off the charts, the Hampton Community Pool is the place to be. After a slow start to the summer with unseasonably cool, rainy conditions, summer has struck with a fury.
In it’s continued effort to introduce people to the outdoors, L.L. Bean Outdoor Discovery Schools hosted basic paddle boarding in the lake at North Park last week. Hosted year-round around the nation, L.L. Bean offers courses in kayaking, archery, fishing, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, biking, canoeing, bird watching, outdoor fitness & yoga, hunter safety, hiking, camping, paddle boarding, children’s camps and much more.
There is a new “sensory walk” at Wyland Elementary, located outside the first-grade classrooms, which will be open to all students. The purpose is to give students the opportunity to move throughout the day as part of the school’s “brain breaks” so they can concentrate better on their school work. The sensory walk also is great for helping students to improve their coordination and gross motor skills.
Immediately following Hampton Township School District’s 2019 graduation ceremony, workers began the monumental task of replacing the track and field surface at Fridley Field. The target date for completion is Aug. 15 as to not impact the fall sports season at the school.
The Depreciation Lands Museum recently held its first Heritage Day, which allowed guests to explore the Depreciation Lands Museum Cemetery in Allison Park and the Pine Creek Cemetery in Gibsonia. The self-guided tours afforded attendees an opportunity to learn about the area in the 18th and 19th centuries.
Aquinas Academy of Pittsburgh graduate Margaret (Molly) Maglio qualified as a finalist for the National Merit Scholarship Program, which ranks her as one of the top 15,000 finishers of the more than 1.6 million entrants who took the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test.
PRO BIKE + RUN and Cannondale Bicycles hosted Brews, Bikes and BBQ in North Park on
June 15 and 16. There was a bike ride, bike demonstrations, food trucks, draft beer and more. This annual event gives riders the opportunity to meet other cycling enthusiasts.