What to Do When Involved in a Traffic Accident in Pittsburgh

What to Do When Involved in a Traffic Accident in Pittsburgh

Being involved in a traffic accident can be highly stressful. You may not know what to do, especially if it’s your first time. Whether it’s an accident big enough to make headlines or a minor fender bender, car accidents are always a nerve-wracking experience. Here are some tips on what to do if you’re involved in a traffic accident in Pittsburgh: 1) Call the police

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Pittsburgh Garden Societies

Pittsburgh Garden Societies

It is said that the “Life began in a garden,” and ever since it seems people have been cultivating, sowing, and growing plants. Plants are enjoyed for the nourishment many provide, as well as their beauty. Who hasn’t felt the resurgence of hope at the sighting of the first daffodil in spring or stopped to smell a fragrant rose or marveled at a colorful carpet of

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Taco Tuesday Review: 202 Hometown Tacos

Taco Tuesday Review: 202 Hometown Tacos

There’s no Tuesday like a Taco Tuesday. So, when we had the opportunity to turn our business meeting into lunch, 202 Hometown Tacos was at the top of our list. Located in Bellevue, 202 Hometown Tacos is a Tex Mex/American style taco shop and bar dedicated to being “that fun & tasty place that continues to be a driving staple” for the community. Taco Tuesday

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What’s in a Name – Indiana County

What’s in a Name – Indiana County

Indiana County takes its name from the Indians who lived in the region as it was purchased from the Iroquois Six Nations in 1768 under the Treaty of Fort Stanwix enacted by Thomas and Richard Penn, the sons of William Penn. Its county seat is also called Indiana. Below are some towns in the county and how they got their names. Armagh Eight families from

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Headlines to Shake up Pittsburgh

Headlines to Shake up Pittsburgh

It’s not every day that a bunch of announcements will be made that will shake up Pittsburgh for a long time. But on the first of April of this year the following stories will break and who knows where we go from there. Primanti’s restaurant has decided to do away with putting french fries on their sandwiches and going for mashed potatoes instead. If you

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Melanie Holscher – Ovarian Cancer Warrior

Melanie Holscher – Ovarian Cancer Warrior

Three of the most frightening words anyone can hear have to be: You have cancer. Melanie Holscher, a Sales and Leadership Coach with Southwestern Consulting, heard just that. And on top of that, the doctors’ reactions made it apparent that her cancer was likely advanced. They stressed the importance of her making an appointment with an oncologist immediately. And it was. An MRI on New

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History Behind the Holiday: St. Patrick’s Day

History Behind the Holiday: St. Patrick's Day

When you’ve been celebrating a holiday for more than 1,000 years, the reasons why we observe that occasion can become obscured over time. St. Patrick’s Day is a holiday People have been celebrating in some form since the ninth or tenth century, and the celebrations seem to only get more popular as time go on. Saint Patrick Saint Patrick is the patron saint of Ireland

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Celebrating Women’s History Month

Celebrating Women's History Month

Since the 1980s, presidents have made proclamations to declare March “Women’s History Month.”[1] It’s a month to celebrate the contributions women have contributed American history. While there are more women who have contributed to history than can be covered in this article, we’re going to explore some of the local and national figures who have helped to shape American and women’s history. Alma Speed Fox

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Maxine Bruhns: Bringing the World to Pittsburgh

Maxine Bruhns: Bringing the World to Pittsburgh

For someone who referred to herself as a “West Virginia hillbilly,” the late Maxine Bruhns certainly became a citizen of the world. Born and raised in West Virginia, Eleanor Maxine Moose went on to live abroad in numerous countries, before bringing her appreciation for world cultures to Pittsburgh. Maxine’s time abroad prepared her for the rest of her life. She served as director of the

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Shady Grove in Shadyside

Shady Grove in Shadyside

My trips around Pittsburgh often bring me to Shadyside. If it’s around lunchtime I usually find myself heading to the Shady Grove restaurant. As a result of my recurring visits, I’ve tried quite a few items on their menu. From appetizers to drinks and entrees, I have enjoyed everything I’ve ordered so far. Each visit, I receive great service and lose myself in conversation with

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