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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February 27, 2012

vicar home & garden sponsors outdoor market

FLEATIQUE BONANZA Saturday, April 28 from 9am – 2pm Corner of Castle Shannon Blvd. & Shady Drive 192/194 Castle Shannon Blvd., Mt. Lebanon   You’ll discover great finds and buys…

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February 27, 2012

The hockey ‘hood

It may not be something in the water but it probably is something in the ice. Of the 22 boys on the Mt. Lebanon High School varsity hockey team, five…

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February 24, 2012

public safety

FIREFIGHTERS HONORED Mt. Lebanon Fire Department honored volunteer Dave Fagan, and career firefighter Lt. Kevin Abbott with its firefighter and fire officer of the year awards. Fagan, a volunteer since…

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February 24, 2012

Arbor Day at Washington School

In 1850 the Rev. Joseph Clokey, pastor of what would become Mt. Lebanon United Presbyterian Church, took a trip to the Holy Land and returned with two Cedar of Lebanon…

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February 24, 2012

Martha’s Run April 14

Martha’s Run is not for the weak: it’s 6.2 miles up the hills of Mt. Lebanon. Proceeds from the walk and run benefit the Martha Fund, a charity that builds…

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February 24, 2012

Mt. Lebanon Partnership shares vision for the future

It may sound a bit ambitious, but then the Mt. Lebanon Partnership has five years to accomplish its goals. The nonprofit community development agency, which is composed of appointed community…

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February 24, 2012

St. Clair Cancer Center

It’s one thing for an architect to design a home or office building with eye-catching features, designed-in functionality and even environmentally friendly items such as green roofs. It’s quite another…

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