Author: Tribune-Review


Hampton to face Penn-Trafford in nonconference contest
October 18, 2019
The stretch run continues Friday night, and Hampton’s football team is hoping to stay in the playoff race.

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Hampton Library hosting ‘No Soup For You!’ contest
October 17, 2019
Do you have a gift for making soup? Are you the holder of some secret, time-tested family recipe? Would you like to see how you measure up against other local soupmakers?

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UPMC’s CFO to retire after 16 years at helm of multibillion-dollar nonprofit
October 17, 2019
UPMC’s longtime financial chief announced Thursday that he plans to step down at the end of the year.

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North Hills Community Outreach seeks Thanksgiving donations
October 16, 2019
North Hills Community Outreach seeks your help in putting a “Thanksgiving on Every Table.”

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Hampton drops nonconference game to West Allegheny
October 12, 2019
Kyle Marett rushed for three touchdowns while Gavin Miller threw for 183 yards and two TDs as West Allegheny (3-4) earned a 42-7 victory over Hampton (2-6) in nonconference play Friday night.

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St. Paul United Methodist Church hosting Friendship Dinner
October 12, 2019
On Oct. 17, from 6 to 8 p.m., St. Paul United Methodist Church will be hosting a Friendship Dinner sponsored by Neighboring Organizations Responding Together for Hope (N.O.R.T.H.)

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Meet the Hampton Candidates forum slated for high school auditorium
October 11, 2019
On Oct. 22, from 7 to 9 p.m., a Meet the Hampton Candidates forum will be held at the Hampton high school auditorium.

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Hampton aims to snap skid against West Allegheny
October 11, 2019
The Hampton football team will try and snap a four-game losing streak Friday night when the Talbots travel to West Allegheny for a nonconference contest.

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Annual 5K raises money for Hampton Alliance for Educational Excellence
October 9, 2019
On Oct. 5, the Hampton Alliance for Educational Excellence (HAEE) held its 27th annual 5K run/walk. Every dollar raised goes to help improve education to students in Hampton Township School District. The HAEE is a volunteer-run non-profit that grants thousands annually to be used by Hampton schools to enrich the learning experience.

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Weekend happenings: Greybrooke Garden Club hosts garage sale
October 8, 2019
While there are plenty of options for fun this weekend, we’ve picked out three that might draw your interest.

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A.W. Beattie Career Center open house scheduled
October 8, 2019
A Fall Open House will be held Oct. 10 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the A.W. Beattie Career Center on Babcock Boulevard in McCandless.

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Hydref Festival in Hampton highlighted by perfect fall weather
October 7, 2019
Perfect autumn weather helped make The Hydref - a Fall Festival and Market Faire, a success at the Depreciation Lands Museum on Oct. 5 in Hampton Township. Skilled 18th century re-enactors portrayed what life was like with demonstrations, entertainment, food, activities and more.

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Hampton falls short against Penn Hills
October 5, 2019
Germar Howard ran for 220 yards and two touchdowns to lead No. 4 Penn Hills (6-1, 5-0) to the Class 5A Northern Conference win against Hampton, 30-10, on Friday night.

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Hampton heads to Penn Hills for Northern Conference battle
October 4, 2019
The race for playoff berths is heating up in the Class 5A Northern Conference, and Hampton is right in the thick of it.

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Hydref Festival and Market Fair offers glimpse of 18th century life
October 4, 2019
The Hydref Festival and Market Faire will be held at the Depreciation Lands Museum in Hampton on Oct. 5, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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Hampton’s Central Elementary students participate in ‘Who Wants to be an Engineer?’
October 1, 2019
Central Elementary was visited by the Carnegie Science Center on Sept. 27 with the traveling program called “Who Wants to be an Engineer?”

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Hampton hosting Kiski Area in Northern Conference showdown
September 27, 2019
After starting the season 2-1, the Hampton football team will try to snap a two-game losing streak Friday night.

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What’s happening this weekend, Sept. 27-29
September 27, 2019
While there are plenty of options for fun this weekend, we’ve picked out three that might draw your interest.

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Hampton Presbyterian hosting Christian Musician Jeremy Casella
September 24, 2019
Hampton Presbyterian Church will host Christian musician Jeremy Casella in concert on Sunday, Oct. 13, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the sanctuary.

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Hartwood Acres welcomes fall with annual Hay Day
September 23, 2019
Hartwood Acres bid farewell to summer and welcomed fall with its annual Hay Day on Sept. 21. This event had food, a petting zoo, games, face-painting, shows and a variety of activities for the whole family.

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Talbot Tailgate kicks off homecoming weekend at Hampton
September 21, 2019
The Talbot Tailgate was full of activities prior to the homecoming football game on Sept. 20, at Fridley Field. The Hampton faithful were in high spirits even though the home team came up on the wrong end of a 16-13 score.

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Hampton to host Fox Chapel Friday night
September 20, 2019
Football teams from Fox Chapel and Hampton will square off Friday night in a Class 5A Northern Conference battle at Hampton’s Fridley Field.

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Homecoming at Hampton offers full schedule of activities
September 20, 2019
Hampton will take to the gridiron for their Homecoming game Sept. 20 against Fox Chapel at the Talbot Tailgate.

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Sample Road, Elfinwild Road closing for maintenance
September 14, 2019
Route 4026 (Sample Road) and Route 4024 (Elfinwild Road) in Hampton Township will be closed Saturday, Sept. 14 through Sept. 17.

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What’s happening around town: Sept. 13-16
September 13, 2019
Day of Peace in North Park

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Hampton to face North Hills in Northern Conference showdown
September 12, 2019
Fresh off a victory over neighborhood rival Shaler, the Hampton football team will be back in action Friday.

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Hampton grad Marissa Balish embraces the unknown in golf, life
September 12, 2019
Golf is a high-pressure individual sport that requires someone adept at dealing with discomfort and adversity.

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8 Hampton students named National Merit Scholarship semifinalists
September 12, 2019
The National Merit Scholarship Corporation has announced semifinalists in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program.

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Depreciation Lands Museum hosting fall festival
September 10, 2019
The Hydref - a Fall Festival and Market Faire, will be held Saturday, Oct. 5, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Depreciation Lands Museum.

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Hampton Community Pool hosts inaugural Dog Day
September 9, 2019
Before the Hampton Community Pool closed for the season, township officials offered one last splash that encouraged four-legged swimmers to enjoy the water. The first-ever Dog Day at the pool was held Sept. 8 and it was well received and may become an annual event.

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CMU team helps Hampton students excel in programming
September 9, 2019
The CMU User Experiences Design Team of Monica Chang, Janet Peng and Kade Stewart came to Hampton High School this week. They were there to evaluate how the curriculum CMU provided to Hampton for its Computer Programming I class is working and if there are any adjustments that should be made. They observed class, and then talked with students about their experiences using the curriculum.This one semester course is an introduction to programming with an emphasis on critical thinking, problem solving, and creativity. Specific topics include functions, variables, expressions, conditionals, loops, strings, lists, graphics, and animations, as well as top-down design, testing and debugging.

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Hampton protects home ‘turf’ during backyard brawl
September 9, 2019
The Hampton faithful came out in full support as the Talbots christened their newly-installed turf on Fridley Field with a hard-fought 31-28 gridiron win over crosstown rival Shaler Area on Sept. 6. Hampton’s football team improves to 2-0 in conference play (2-1 overall). The Talbots will try to stay unbeaten in conference action as they travel to North Hills on Sept. 13 for a 7:30 p.m. kickoff.

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International Day of Peace scheduled in North Park
September 8, 2019
The International Day of Peace will be observed in the North Hills with a festival on Sunday, Sept. 15, from 3 to 6 p.m. at Point Grove on Lakeshore Drive in North Park. This year’s theme is “Global Peace Starts with Us.” The goal is to come together with people of all ages to celebrate cultures, diversity, and community while promoting peace, safety, and respect for all.

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Hampton set to host Shaler in Week 2 matchup
September 6, 2019
The Shaler and Hampton football teams will battle in a WPIAL Class 5A Northern Conference game at 7 p.m. Friday at Hampton’s Fridley Field.

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Hampton students celebrate being back in class with annual event
September 4, 2019
Hampton High School’s Back to School Bash is organized by the Student Council as campus was shut down from 12:30 to 2:15 p.m. for students to enjoy a variety of fun activities both at the school and in the Hampton Township Community Park across the street. The Hampton Township Police Department provided extra traffic control and safety for the students during this annual event.

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Nominations for 2019 Hampton Heroes being accepted
September 4, 2019
Are you a Veteran of the U.S. Military? Do you know a veteran in our community?

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Hampton students enjoy back to school bash
August 31, 2019
The students at Hampton Township School District took part in the annual back to school bash on Aug. 30 to kick off the start of the school year.

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Hampton football takes down Armstrong
August 31, 2019
Luke Lindgren ran for 107 yards and a touchdown while teammate Ian Andersson rushed for 102 yards and another TD as Hampton earned a 30-12 victory over Armstrong (1-1, 0-1) in the Class 5A Northern Conference on Friday night.

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Hampton football aims to even record
August 30, 2019
The Hampton Talbots will kick off Class 5A Northern Conference play Friday night with a trip to Armstrong.

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Food Truck Festival to be hosted by St. Catherine of Sweden Parish
August 30, 2019
On Saturday, Aug. 31, St. Catherine of Sweden Parish, located at 2554 Wildwood Road, Allison Park, will be hosting a Food Truck Festival from 5 to 8 p.m. Enjoy live music from Second Breakfast, craft beer from Hop Farm Brewing, small batch wine from Mazzotta Winery and food from five food trucks: Mission Mahi, Bado’s Pizza, BRGR, Pittsburgh Smokehouse and Pittsburgh Halal. Top of the evening with ice cream from Brusters.

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Around town: Garden club meeting, annual hat, scarf collection
August 26, 2019
Greybrooke Garden Club, whose members reside in various communities of Pittsburgh’s North Hills, will meet Sept. 11 in the fellowship hall of Parkwood Presbyterian Church, 4289 Mt. Royal Blvd., Allison Park.

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Hampton football to open season at Knoch
August 23, 2019
The Hampton football team will look to get off to a winning start tonight, as the Talbots head to Butler County to take on Knoch.

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Wyland Elementary students arrive for first day of school year
August 22, 2019
Wyland Elementary students joined the rest of the Hampton Township School District for the first day of school on Aug. 22.

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Hampton officials seek public input on improving the township
August 22, 2019
Hampton Township is seeking opinions from residents about how they would like to see the community change and improve in the coming five to 10 years and beyond.

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Hampton Community Pool end-of-season hours
August 20, 2019
As the summer season winds down, pool hours will be adjusted and are subject to change based of staff availability. If you are unsure about the status of the pool, call 412-487-7870.

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Hampton Library assists exploration of Crouse Run Nature Reserve, other sites
August 14, 2019
Allegheny County Library Association and Allegheny County Parks have developed materials that families can borrow and use to enrich the time children spend outdoors. The program has begun in Hampton.

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Clearview Road closed during work hours
August 13, 2019
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.

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This weekend in Hampton: Aug. 9-11
August 9, 2019
Happy Friday, Hampton Township! There is a lot to do in the area this weekend for the whole family, starting with this evening:

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Food Trucks in Hampton Park
August 7, 2019
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.

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Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger’s Hampton mansion for sale for $2.3 million
August 6, 2019
If you’re in the market for a new mansion and have about $2.3 million to spend, Ben Roethlisberger’s house in Hampton could be yours.

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Photos: Dog days at Hartwood Acres
August 5, 2019
The nonprofit animal rescue Paws Across Pittsburgh hosted a free event at Hartwood Acres on Aug. 1 to celebrate our four-legged friends.

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North Hills Squares hosting open house
August 3, 2019
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.

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This weekend in Hampton Township: Aug. 2-4
August 2, 2019
Hello Hampton Township! Looking for something to do this weekend? Check out our list of possibilities.

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Ed Pfeifer: Don’t take that cool breeze for granted
August 1, 2019
Sirius, that’s the satellite radio station right?

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Hampton’s Fridley Field renovations near completion
July 30, 2019
Anyone near Fridley Field in Hampton lately may have noticed construction. By the time fall sports roll around in a month, it will have the look and feel of a new outdoor facility.

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Gluten-free doesn’t have to mean flavorless
July 29, 2019
What do you know about gluten-free baking or cooking? Unless you are forced to think about it, it probably doesn’t even cross your mind.

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Hampton grad Brett Scheib makes mark in swimming at Mount Union
July 26, 2019
Brett Scheib was a four-time WPIAL qualifier and three-time state qualifier for the Hampton swimming program. Though he admits choosing a college was a tough decision, the transition has been smooth.

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Christmas in July at Hampton Community Pool
July 25, 2019
Santa was sighted in Hampton … in July?

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Sherry Esser: Gerard A. Esser will be missed
July 25, 2019
My column this week begins with a tender touch.

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Farmers Market in Hampton ripe with farm fresh items
July 25, 2019
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.

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Solutions to pesky chipmunk problems available
July 20, 2019
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.”

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Start off the day right with this breakfast dish
July 19, 2019
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.

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Hampton wrestling coach looking to grow Etna club
July 18, 2019
It’s the dog days of summer, which oftentimes is when wrestlers separate themselves from the pack.

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Making a splash at Hampton Community Pool
July 18, 2019
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.

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Aviva Brick Oven opening second location in Richland
July 18, 2019
Pizza and pasta lovers will soon have a new option for dining in Richland Township with the opening of Aviva Brick Oven along Route 8.

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Puppy Yoga coming to North Park
July 18, 2019
If the idea of combining yoga with adorable puppies sounds like a perfect way to spend an hour, you’ll want to be at North Park on Aug. 3.

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L.L. Bean hosting outdoor events in North Park year round
July 17, 2019
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.

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Allison Park Church site of record-breaking service event
July 16, 2019
More than 700 local volunteers packaged 300,000 meals for the world’s hungriest at Allison Park Church Hampton Campus on July 13.

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Wyland Elementary creates ‘sensory walk’ for students
July 16, 2019
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.

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Former WPIAL champ Goodman embraces decathlon at Slippery Rock
July 11, 2019
College can open you up to many new experiences. For former WPIAL champion Jason Goodman, it introduced him up to the most multi-faceted of track and field events.

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Hampton’s Fridley Field getting facelift
July 10, 2019
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.

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First Hampton Heritage Day offers glimpse of life centuries ago
July 6, 2019
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.

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L.L. Bean offers summer, outdoor programs at North Park
July 6, 2019
For years, the outdoor company L.L. Bean has been sponsoring activities to help get people active. Last week, the retail giant hosted an archery program.

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Aquinas Academy student named National Merit finalist
July 2, 2019
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.

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Brews, Bikes and BBQ hosted in North Park
June 27, 2019
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.

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