Something is always happening at SHIM

Conference on the benefits of immigration kicks off this week in Pittsburgh

NEXTpittsburgh – This week, more than 400 artists, activists, and elected official from across the country will gather in Downtown Pittsburgh for a summit on how cities can attract and…

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Upper St. Clair couple honored

The Almanac – Upper St. Clair residents Becky and John Surma were among the honorees at United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania’s April 16 “Toasting the Titans” event. Also honored were…

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Rotary Club of Upper St. Clair-Bethel Park gives $48,000 to causes

The Almanac – South Hills residents must love a good barbecue. In the 30 years since the founding of the Rotary Club of Upper St. Clair-Bethel Park, the organization’s annual…

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South Hills Interfaith Movement holds 40th annual Holocaust observance

The Almanac – Kristallnacht, or “The Night of Broken Glass,” is notoriously remembered as the date Nazi Germany launched what would become the Holocaust in full force. “It could have…

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Young philanthropists step up to sack hunger

Still new to Upper St. Clair after their recent move from Michigan, Jackson and Alex VanHoorelbeke, 15-year-old twins, admit they don’t know much about the South Hills. But after learning…

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SHIM kicks off Sack Hunger campaign in South Hills

The Almanac – Your spare change can be someone else’s sustenance. Spreading a message along those lines, three young men from Mt. Lebanon asked folks for their unused coins with…

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Good People: Times change, but some things in the South Hills don’t.

In my 50 years of living in the South Hills, I’ve seen many changes. Our community has faced challenging times and prosperous ones. We’ve grown older. And we’ve welcomed neighbors…

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South Hills Interfaith Movement calls on volunteers for CheckMates program

TribLIVE –Kathryn Powell calls her new friend every Monday. The two chat about everything from how the Steelers performed Sunday to tips for keeping in touch with long-distance family members.…

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What makes a successful leader?

Leadership is a skillset and a gifting that has been applied to different persons throughout the course of human history. We each encounter various leaders in the different aspects of…

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