Fri, 2017-05-19

The public is invited to attend the dedication of a gazebo built in Jason Dilliott’s name, Friday, May 19, 7:30 p.m. at Northgate High School.

Jason Dilliott, a beloved band director in the Northgate School District, passed away Aug. 3, 2014. Mr. D. spent endless hours sharing his love of music and life.

Past or current band members interested in playing at the dedication are asked to contact Kathleen King, (412)715-5621 or Lori King at by May 12.

Thu, 2017-05-11

There will be a Career Fair, Thursday, May 11, 9 a.m.-noon, at the Knights of Columbus, 450 Lincoln Ave.

Over a dozen employers will be present, including Allegheny County, Amazon, Builders Guild/Union construction trades, Duquesne Light, FedEx Ground, Giant Eagle, Home Depot, McDonald’s, PNC Bank, Rivers Casino, the University of Pittsburgh, and more.

It is suggested that attendees review the Web sites of featured employers prior to attending the career fair and apply on-line for positions. Attendees should dress professionally and bring copies of their resumes.

Wed, 2017-05-03

The Northgate Middle/High School will host the show “Live on Stage, The Rain Forest.” Wednesday, May 3, 6:30 p.m. in the auditorium.

Attendees will be presented with the sights and sounds of the Amazon region’s tropical rain forest, including exotic birds, kinkajous, monkeys and snakes.

Presented by the non-profit organization Understanding Wildlife, Inc., the goal of the presentation is to educate and inspire people to get involved to make the world a better place for everyone, including animals.

Sat, 2017-04-29

The North Boros / Sewickley Area Meals on Wheels will hold a fund-raising lasagna dinner, Saturday, April 29, 4-6:30 p.m. at the St. James Lutheran Church fellowship hall located on 28 Pittsburgh St. in Emsworth.

Dinner includes lasagna, salad, dinner rolls, homemade dessert and beverage. Cost is $10 or $6 for smaller portions.

Sat, 2017-04-22

Saturday, April 22

Avalon - Bellevue Free to Avalon and Bellevue residents Dumpster Day

8 AM - NOON In the swimming pool parking lot at 708 New Brighton Rd.

NO: Tires, car batteries, varnish, paint or appliances such as refrigerators, air conditioners, dehumidifiers or water coolers;

ABSOLUTELY NO televisions, computers or electronics of any kind.; No bagged household garbage that is normally picked up by your regular hauler

YES: Building materials, metals, lumber and oversized items.

Proof of residency in Avalon,or Bellevue required.

Sat, 2017-04-22

The Avonworth Area Do Something Club (AADSC) will holdits third annual community-wide clean-up day on Earth Day, Saturday, April 22, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. in Ben Avon, Avalon and Emsworth. The event will begin and end at Avon Park and at Emsworth Park.

AADSC will provide water, garbage bags and gloves.

Crews of volunteers will clean up parks and various streets, and the Vinegar Hollow trails and other side streets.

Participants who preregister at aweso by April 21 will be entered to win gift cards.

Wed, 2017-04-19

The League of Women Voters will moderate a forum for candidates running for local office in Avalon and Bellevue.

Candidates for borough office, as well as Northgate School Board, have been invited to take part in the forum on Wednesday, April 19, at The Center of Bellevue, 2 N. Sprague Ave. Doors will open at 5 p.m. and the forum will begin promptly at 6 p.m.

There are several positions for which voters will need to choose candidates in the May primary election, including the Democratic nominations for Bellevue mayor and First Ward Council, and the school board.

Sat, 2017-04-15

Emsworth residents ages 10 and younger are invited to participate in Emsworth Borough’s annual Easter egg hunt, Saturday, April 15, 10 a.m., at Marmo Community Park on Huntington Avenue.

Children will meet the Easter Bunny, hut for eggs and receive a treat bag. Each child should bring a basket to collect eggs. Refreshments will be served. Registration will be held at the borough office during business hours, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. beginning April 3 or by calling the borough office, (412)761-1161.

Sat, 2017-04-08

Avalon Borough will sponsor its annual Easter egg hunt, for children through age 10, Saturday, April 8, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. in the parking lot next to the municipal building.

Children can meet the Easter Bunny, search for hidden eggs and enjoy activities including a face painter, balloon artist, and visit with Animal Friends.

The event is free if one registers by Friday, March 31 or $3 after March 31. Forms are available at the Avalon Borough office or on-line at