Woodland Hills High School Honors Fallen Wolverines During Graduation Ceremony
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Woodland Hills High School Honors Fallen Wolverines During Graduation Ceremony
Congratulations to the illustrious class of Woodland Hills High School Class of 2024. While walking across the stage to attain your High School diploma is a huge moment in the lives of our young people, it can be a day overwhelmed by an array of emotions. Woodland Hills students and staff made it a point to honor fallen Wolverines who didn't have the chance to walk across the stage on graduation day. Chairs draped in caps and gowns, were in honor of the late Nevaeh Howard, Nazir Parker, and Rimel Williamson, Woodland Hills seniors who should have walked with their classmates. Students, staff, family, and friends honored their memory and grieve with their families.
Chalfant Run remediation set as transformation of former Churchill Country Club continues
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Chalfant Run remediation set as transformation of former Churchill Country Club continues
Acid mine drainage has long saturated Chalfant Run with chemicals, harming wildlife and not being particularly good for humans either. Newly flush with funding, the Allegheny Land Trust aims to turn this frothy stream into clear waters by installing a high calcite limestone filter at the Churchill Valley Greenway. "The
Former North Braddock cop indicted on drug trafficking charges
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Former North Braddock cop indicted on drug trafficking charges
Editor's note: This story was changed to remove references to the arrest happening in Plum. Incorrect information was provided by the state police. A former police officer was indicted on drug trafficking charges. Craig William Gibson, 47, of McKeesport, a former North Braddock police officer, is accused of trafficking drugs
How to Select the Best Commercial Cleaning Service for Your Business
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How to Select the Best Commercial Cleaning Service for Your Business
Choosing the right commercial cleaning service is crucial for maintaining a clean and healthy work environment. A professional cleaning service can enhance the appearance of your business, ensure a...
Luigi Chinetti Jr. To Speak About Ferrari's First Lemans Win In 1949 At Cortile Italian Car Show Luncheon
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Luigi Chinetti Jr. To Speak About Ferrari's First Lemans Win In 1949 At Cortile Italian Car Show Luncheon
The Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix (PVGP) is thrilled to announce that Luigi Chinetti Jr. will be the distinguished guest speaker at the Cortile Italian Car Show luncheon on Saturday, August 3. Attendees will have the unique opportunity to hear Chinetti Jr. share his captivating experiences from the 1949 Le Mans, a race that marked a significant moment in automotive history. As a young man, Luigi Chinetti Jr. witnessed the first Le Mans race held after World War II, an event that not only revived the legendary circuit but also set the stage for Ferrari's legacy in motorsports. His father, Luigi Chinetti Sr., secured his third victory in this historic race, driving the Ferrari 166 MM Barchetta. This victory was instramental in propelling Ferrari onto the world stage, despite initial reluctance from Enzo Ferrari himself. The 1949 24 Hours of Le Mans was the first race held at the Circuit de la Sarthe since 1939, due to the interruption caused by World War II. The event symbolized the revival of endurance racing in Europe and marked a new era for motorsports. Luigi Chinetti Sr., co-driving with Peter Mitchell-Thomson, 2nd Baron Selsdon, clinched the win in the Ferrari 166 MM Barchetta. Luigi Chinetti Sr. drove for an astonishing 23 out of the 24 hours, showcasing his extraordinary endurance and skill. His determination and resilience were key factors in securing the victory for Ferrari. This victory was significant as it marked Ferrari's first major international win, establishing the brand's reputation in endurance racing. The Ferrari 166 MM Barchetta, with its sleek design and V12 engine, became an iconic model in automotive history. The car's performance at Le Mans showcased Ferrari's engineering prowess and set the stage for future successes. The race was not without its challenges. The Ferrari team faced stiff competition from other manufacturers, including Aston Martin and Delahaye. Despite mechanical issues and the grueling nature of the race, Chinetti's expertise and the car's reliability led them to triumph.According to several sources, Enzo Ferrari was initially hesitant about entering the 166 MM Barchetta in the race. However, Chinetti Sr. was instrumental in persuading Ferrari and orchestrating the car's participation, which ultimately proved to be a game-changing decision for the company. The victory at Le Mans was a turning point for Ferrari, providing the company with invaluable publicity and solidifying its reputation as a leader in high-performance racing cars. This win helped Ferrari attract customers and establish a strong market presence, particularly in North America. Following the success at Le Mans, Luigi Chinetti Sr. played a crucial role in developing Ferrari's North American dealer network. His efforts helped to popularize Ferrari in the United States, making the brand synonymous with luxury and performance. The Cortile Italian Car Show luncheon promises to be an engaging and insightful event, offering enthusiasts a rare glimpse into the Chinetti family's rich heritage and contributions to the world of motorsports. Don't miss this chance to hear firsthand accounts of one of the most influential races in history and the story of how Ferrari's legacy was shaped by the Chinetti family's passion and perseverance.
East End Juneteenth Celebration
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East End Juneteenth Celebration
The Trade Institute of Pittsburgh and the Homewood- Brushton YMCA are hosting a Juneteenth Celebration today! From 3-6 p.m., attendees will gather at 7119 Fleury Way in Pittsburgh's East End for an afternoon of food, fun, and community! Live entertainment will be provided by Queen of Nairobi, Hill Dance Academy Theatre (HDAT), The Nia Dance Ensemble, DJ Hoodie Tre, and more, plus guest speakers Leon Ford, Jason Rivers, and Rev. Cornell Jones will be speaking. There will also be activities for kids in the Kids Zone and a group fitness class. See the Facebook event for more information.
What Is the Importance of Regular Tree Pruning?
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What Is the Importance of Regular Tree Pruning?
Trees are an integral part of our environment, providing not only aesthetic beauty but also essential benefits such as oxygen production, shade, and habitat for wildlife. However, to maintain their...
Plum set to host inaugural senior all-star softball game , Trib HSSN
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Plum set to host inaugural senior all-star softball game , Trib HSSN
Many of the top senior softball players in the WPIAL will gather Tuesday evening for an all-star game at Plum High School.
New Childcare Center in Monroeville to Open This Fall!
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New Childcare Center in Monroeville to Open This Fall!
Reclamation Community Center over by Monroeville Community park opened over a year ago with high hopes of serving the surrounding community. We established a food pantry, a free health clinic is in the works, and had desired to create a program (or multiple programs) for children. With plans to get programs up and running that would benefit low-income families, there were many ideas on the table, but how would these ideas turn into successful programs? What is the most immediate need in the area right now? One of the most immediate needs of the community here in Monroeville, as well as many communities nation-wide, is childcare. There just aren't enough childcare programs period, and high quality ones at that. We have been so graciously supported by so many people who want to be involved and this has made our dreams come to life! We are proud to announce that Reclamation Community Center will be opening Haven Childcare Center this coming fall! We are a faith-based, project-based childcare center that loves and utilizes the outdoors! There are three separate programs. Haven Daycare will be open from 7am-6pm Monday through Friday year round accepting infants through age 5. Haven Preschool will be 9am-12pm on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from September to May accepting children ages 3-5. Haven Hybrid Homeschool will be from 9am-2pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays from September to May accepting children in grades PreK-5 who are already taking part in a homeschool curriculum. We are now scheduling tours and enrolling! Schedule a tour by clicking this link! Feel free to contact the Director of Childcare Services, Olivia Guffey at 412-376-9351 or via email at olivia@havenchildcare.org. You may also visit our website at https://www.reclamationcommunitycenter.org/haven-childcare
5 Signs It's Time to Refinish Your Bathtub
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5 Signs It's Time to Refinish Your Bathtub
Cracks and Chips are Becoming NoticeableOver time, the wear and tear of daily use can manifest as small cracks and chips in your bathtub. These imperfections not only compromise the surface appeal ...

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