All Stories All Stories en-us Copyright - The Almanac 2016 Belly dancer gives performances, lessons at Mt. Lebanon Public Library Sourie Iskabah showed members of her audience how the ancient art form is done, and then she showed them how to give it a try. Sun, 23 Jul 2017 15:01:43 -0400 South Fayette reopens off-leash dog zone at Fairview Park Following the approval from the South Fayette Board of Commissioners earlier this month, dogs can now be off leash at Fairview Park’s dog zone. Sun, 23 Jul 2017 09:36:22 -0400 South Fayette hosts event to commemorate township’s fire departments As part of its 175th Anniversary Historical Series, South Fayette recently hosted an event to commemorate the fire departments in the township. Sun, 23 Jul 2017 09:21:39 -0400 Report offers a path forward for State System’s schools If you’re a booster of Pennsylvania’s 14 state-owned universities, there’s a decent chance you had a knot in your stomach earlier this month before a consultant unveiled a report on how the system that operates the schools should be fixed. Fri, 21 Jul 2017 15:01:08 -0400 Peters library program addresses ‘confusing’ Middle East According to expert Ross Harrison, the emphasis in the region has shifted from a situation of Israel vs. everyone else to a trio of nations competing for influence. Thu, 20 Jul 2017 14:50:14 -0400 South Fayette High School renovation to finish on time Renovation of South Fayette High School is expected to be finished on time. Thu, 20 Jul 2017 14:46:37 -0400 Anthem by Ariel: South Fayette resident performs at PNC Park As the winner of the Pittsburgh Pirates’ ‘Oh, Say Can You Sing?’ contest, Ariel Radinovic had the opportunity to display her vocals skills prior to a recent baseball game. Thu, 20 Jul 2017 10:40:04 -0400 ‘Our mommy needs a kidney!’: KO grad answers call on behalf of Mon City woman Melissa Deighan’s donation can help save the life of Diana Zippay, whose children took to social media to let the world know of their mother’s plight. Wed, 19 Jul 2017 16:02:11 -0400 Volunteers needed for free dental clinic The first annual Mission of Mercy Pittsburgh event will be held from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 28 and 29, at the A.J. Palumbo Center at Duquesne University, Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh. Wed, 19 Jul 2017 12:35:52 -0400 Canonsburg wiffle ball team takes its cuts at national tournament The Wiff Is Life League, a wiffle ball league composed mostly of Canonsburg teenagers, competed in the sixth-annual National Wiffle League Association tournament in Morenci, Mich. Wed, 19 Jul 2017 12:12:59 -0400 Parents ask Mt. Lebanon School Board for smaller elementary class sizes Parents of several Lincoln Elementary School students returned to the meeting of the Mt. Lebanon School Board to request additional teachers to create smaller class sizes. Wed, 19 Jul 2017 12:01:52 -0400 Public hearing addresses proposed new Peters Township zoning ordinance Municipal officials explain some of the changes while reassuring residents about the intent to maintain the community's character. Wed, 19 Jul 2017 11:35:42 -0400 Beth El congregation still going strong after 100 years A local congregation thinks it may have found the formula for staying young at age 100. Wed, 19 Jul 2017 11:31:54 -0400 Fostering event planned at Petco Angel Ridge Animal Rescue, Washington, will team up with Petco Foundation to recruit foster families. Learn about the lifesaving impact of fostering animals at an event planned from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, July 22 at Petco, Bethel Park. For more information, email Barb Brown at Tue, 18 Jul 2017 16:10:02 -0400 Jazz comes alive through music and photography Jazz comes to Carnegie Carnegie Tue, 18 Jul 2017 15:12:45 -0400