Highmark vs. UPMC Health Plan. AHN vs. UPMC. The “Alphabet Soup” of healthcare has left many in the Pittsburgh region frustrated. That’s when two local doctors decided to do something about it. Rising health insurance costs, due to the Affordable Care Act, have left many individuals with a choice: to purchase insurance or not. Drs. […]
The Western Pennsylvania Model Railroad Museum will be open through Jan. 12, 2020. Founded in 1938, it’s the oldest model railroad organization in the country. The feature display is set in 1952, partially due to the fact that in that post-war era, railroads were at their busiest. The display features more than 6,000 feet of track.
If you or a family member spent time at Boy Scout Camp Umbstaetter, Bell Acres Borough would like to hear from you. Between 1924 & 1949, scouts from across the state spent summers at this 105-acre camp on Turkeyfoot Road that is now part of the Bell Acres Nature Park. One of the camp’s popular […]
A.W. Beattie instructor Heather Brown, of Hampton, was recently named the 2019 SkillsUSA Western Pennsylvania Advisor of the Year. She was nominated by North Allegheny senior Seth Ryder who wrote an essay on Mrs. Brown’s commitment to preparing students for careers and college and her dedication to guiding students in SkillsUSA. “Mrs. Brown is always […]
Twenty-five lucky Hampton High School students were awarded tickets to the Nov. 19 Pittsburgh Penguins game as part of an effort to reward students engaged in random acts of kindness throughout the school day. On Friday, Nov. 15, names of winners were drawn from a basket that contained raffle tickets submitted by teachers. Each teacher […]
The Hampton Township School District recognized and honored veterans at the 20th annual Hampton Heroes event on Tuesday, Nov. 12. The event was hosted by the three Hampton elementary schools and held at Hampton Middle School. The Hampton Heroes program has been an ongoing effort by the Hampton Township School District to recognize and honor veterans. […]