February 28, 2012

drugs: everyone’s problem

Teen drug use is not just happening in the inner city, and it’s not just happening to “someone else’s kid.”

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February 27, 2012

the payoff for sustainability

Ian Smith of Standard Solar is 6’4”, and yet he manages to squeeze his angular frame through a small bedroom window and onto our roof, the better to assess the potential for a solar installation on our Mt. Lebanon house. He’s done his homework prior to his visit, using Pictometry to view aerial snapshots of our house that suggest the sun’s rays will shine at a favorable angle.

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December 26, 2011

the way we were

In 2000, mtl magazine released The Way We Were, an 86-page history of Mt. Lebanon. mtl staff writer Alison Nipar oversaw the project as a Duquesne University graduate school project…

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November 17, 2011

cool clothes, really cool savings

Music pulses through the store—upbeat, energetic. Couples, teens and moms browse the well-stocked racks—one woman has her favorite barista beverage in hand. A pair of comfy chairs give husbands a…

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Jody Colby and Brienne Sembrat Colby

November 17, 2011

making a difference in 2011

PUBLIC SERVICE JODY COLBY and BRIENNE COLBY SEMBRAT  The Colby name is synonymous with service in Mt. Lebanon. For decades, Robert “Dale” Colby served the public in many ways, from…

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