Gov. Tom Wolf signed a law earlier this summer that will allow Pennsylvania school districts to have students learn from home versus canceling school completely for snow days or other reasons, but Pine-Richland won’t be jumping on board just yet.
Individuals with autism may not always react to stressful or dangerous situations the way others might, may be unable to answer questions or respond to their names being called and could be triggered by stimuli such as sirens and flashing lights.
It’s almost back-to-school time for Pine-Richland students, and district officials have launched a digital tool kit to help families gather the information they need for the first day of school on Aug. 22 and beyond.
Summer projects are moving forward throughout the Pine-Richland School District buildings and grounds, including the replacement of windows on the front side of the building, toilet room renovation and exterior facade improvements at Richland Elementary.
Longtime Pine resident Lori McMaster takes seriously the mission statement of the Allegheny County Bar Association — to empower their members, promote a just, accessible and inclusive judicial system and serve the community at large — and as the new president of the ACBA it’s a mission she’s looking forward to promoting.
Summer camps for kids span a wide spectrum of interests and likes, and a new camp being offered at the Pine-Richland Youth Center definitely falls into the category of camps that didn’t exist when today’s parents were kids — a drone camp.
Sunny, warm days have been few and far between the past few weeks in Pittsburgh, but on Wednesday, June 19 the weather cleared just long enough for Richland Township administrators to officially open the new splash pad at the community park.
Followers of the North Park bald eagles didn’t get the opportunity to watch the nesting pair raise eaglets this year, but there’s still an opportunity to learn more about the park’s newest avian residents.
Pine-Richland School District recognized six staff members who are retiring at the end of the year, and the honorees were also treated to a menu item prepared by one of Eden Hall Upper Elementary’s top young chefs.
A developer’s plans to build an 8,400-square-foot warehouse at the intersection of Babcock Boulevard and Old State Road are on hold after the opening of the public hearing period at the Pine Township Board of Supervisors’ May meeting.
Pine-Richland School District officials are exploring the idea of offering a rain date for high school graduation, although it isn’t something that would go into effect this year if they do decide to move forward with the plan.
Shortly after Doris Dumrauf and her husband bought their house in Robinson Township they hung a bird feeder and were thrilled by the different types of birds that started showing up, so they hung another.
Point Park University professor Matthew Opdyke launched Project Bee Watch last summer, and now the citizen science project aimed at determining the health of pollinators in Western Pennsylvania is coming to North Park.