Allegheny County school districts — including two in the North Hills and six others in the region — have been asked to change school policies that violate the constitutional right of students to freely express their religious beliefs, according to a nonprofit legal organization specializing in First Amendment issues.
The Benedictine Sisters of Pittsburgh are hosting a New Year’s Eve peace vigil Dec. 31 featuring a presentation by Rabbi Jonathan Perlman that will focus on “forgiveness through the lens of Judaism and Christianity.”
A Pine Township teen is holding a spaghetti dinner Oct. 12 at the A.W. Beattie Career Center to raise money to buy e-readers for patients at UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh as part of his Eagle Scout project.
The board that oversees the Northern Regional Police Department has agreed to pay a West Mifflin woman $175,000 plus legal fees to settle a federal lawsuit filed after she was jailed and reported to immigration officials during a traffic stop in Pine Township, according to court documents.
Long-time North Hills historian Joe Bullick, whose eclectic collection of local history artifacts and American memorabilia is housed in the McCandless/Northern Allegheny Heritage Center in McCandless, has died, town officials announced.
A non-profit organization that supports organ transplant patients, donors and their families is holding a community blood drive party from 3 to 8 p.m. on Monday, May 6 at Painting with a Twist in Wexford.
Crisis Center North is promising “a night for foodies who care” at its 12th annual fundraising event “Cocktails & Cuisine” from 6 to 10 p.m. on Friday May 17 at The Woodlands Foundation’s campus in Bradford Woods.
The family of a Pine-Richland High School student who died last spring following a 20-month long battle with a rare form of cancer is hosting a fundraiser in his name on Sunday at Jergel’s Rhythm Grille to benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation.