Author: Tribune-Review


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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