Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Bike Pittsburgh has organized the event in honor of an 8-year-old bicyclist who was hit by a car on Monday.
The biking community is coming together to support the family of a young bicyclist who was hit by a car in Point Breeze on Monday. Bike Pittsburgh planned a 5 p.m. ride around the neighborhood on Tuesday for the family. "We're meeting to show our support for the family and bike riding in Pittsburgh, and will be riding our bikes around the neighborhood with our kids," stated the event's Facebook page. According to the Tribune Review, an 8-year-old boy was riding bike with his father and a sibling along South Lexington Avenue and Reynolds Street near Frick Park. The boy, who was not identified, was wearing a helmet and was taken to Children's Hospital in critical condition. He reportedly attends Shady Side Academy Junior School.
SLB Radio Productions, Inc. and The Environmental Charter School at Frick Park team up to create program combining audio and writing, release student-produced audio features for public listening.
SLB Radio Productions, Inc. and The Environmental Charter School at Frick Park have completed an innovative in-school partnership that combines audio and radio, persuasive writing, self-expression and environmental issues. Between March 7 and March 20, SLB worked with 72 second graders in three classes at ECS, integrating the tools of radio broadcasting and audio production into the lower school’s persuasive writing unit. After learning about the use of microphones, mixers and digital recording and editing, students had the opportunity to make original audio recordings about themselves and their ideas for improving the environment. Students wrote and recorded short autobiographies, and discussed and recorded environmental issues and topics…
Saturday, April 20, 2013
Pittsburgh Trails Advocacy Group issued a warning on its Facebook page Friday.
Some Frick Park visitors are using vigilance after a Facebook warning from the Pittsburgh Trails Advocacy Group and a report of a pregnant woman attacked. "Got a call from the Pgh. Parks Conservancy to advise folks using the trails in Frick Park to be aware of a hatchet-wielding homeless person who attacked a mountain biker on the Iron Grate Trail. The police have been notified. Please be careful!" the Pittsburgh Trails Advocacy Group posted on its Facebook page on Friday. It clarified that the Iron Gate Trail head is located behind the park maintenance buildings by the blue slide playground. On April 12, KDKA reported that a pregnant woman fought off a would-be robber in the bowling green section of the park. The woman was taken to the …
Thursday, January 10, 2013
The dog might have left the park with an unknown couple.
A blind, white husky dog named "Angel" was lost in Frick Park on Thursday, Jan. 10. He might have been seen leaving the park with a tall man and a woman wearing a green coat. Anyone with information is asked to call 412-657-8345. _______________________ "Like" Forest Hills-Regent Square Patch on Facebook. | Follow us on Twitter. | Sign up for our daily email newsletter.
Monday, December 17, 2012
Students at the Regent Square school teamed up with design students from Carnegie Mellon to rebuild and reuse some of the old furniture to create a new collaborative classroom space.
Monday, December 3, 2012
A Regent Square couple announces the gender of their baby with a little help from some balloons and a YouTube video.
Andy and Jessica Benesh of Regent Square are going to have a baby. He works for WTAE-TV, and when it was time to reveal the gender of their baby, they turned to a familiar medium—video—to do the announcing for them. You'll see some familiar scenes, including Magee Womens Hospital and Frick Park. Using pink and blue balloons, they tease the viewer as to what the gender will be. The end result is both cute and cool. (Click on video link to view.) The couple recently moved to Pittsburgh from Palm Springs, CA. Andy is originally from Mentor, OH, and Jessica is from Chesterland, OH. _______________________ Forest Hills-Regent Square Patch is on Facebook and on Twitter. Don't forget to sign up for our daily email newsletter by clicking here…
Monday, November 5, 2012
Some dedicated volunteers finally track down the missing feline in Frick Park after a man recognized the cat from a Patch story.
Danielle, the pretty kitty missing after she escaped from a carrier near the Animal Nature shop in Regent Square on Oct. 16, is in a warm Forest Hills home today after being found Saturday in Frick Park. Danielle had last been seen at the corner of South Braddock Avenue and Guthrie Street, headed away from Frick Park and into the residential area. Volunteers, who had rescued Danielle after her former family got rid of her because she had fleas, were heartsick when they couldn't find her. Patch ran one story after Danielle escaped and a second one on Oct. 31, as volunteers were making a renewed effort to find her after Hurricane Sandy brought bad weather the first part of the week. On Friday, Silvano Gallego of Swissvale was running near …
Monday, October 22, 2012
Barbara Daly Danko told her about her personal experience with breast cancer during an Allegheny County ceremony declaring October Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
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Monday, October 22, 2012
Allegheny County Council member Barbara Daly Danko (District 11) had a chance to bring home the importance of breast cancer awareness during a ceremony earlier this month when officials declared October 2012 as Breast Cancer Awareness Month in the county. Danko told about how she has a family history of cancer and how her mother, who was diagnosed at age 48, lived to be 72. Then the councilwoman read a letter she had written to her family and friends when she was diagnosed with stage 2 or 3 breast cancer. Danko endured outpatient chemotherapy and radiation and she said in the letter that the next six months would be hard for her family. The twist was that the letter was written in 2005. See what she had to say when she told her story. The …
Saturday, October 20, 2012
In July 1979, Carol Jursik picked up some groceries on her way home from jogging but vanished just 10 houses from her front porch.
Life seemed like it was on the right path for Carol Jursik that July evening in 1979 as she jogged with a housemate. A nationally ranked college woman fencer and possible contender for the 1980 U.S. Olympic team, Carol, 24, was a Penn State graduate student working for the summer at the U.S. Steel Corp. in Monroeville through a cooperative job program. Carol and a friend, Michael Pierce, had jogged 15 miles together the night of July 30 before they separated at roughly 9:15 p.m. about one mile from the home, which had been converted into apartments, on Murrayhill Avenue (also spelled Murray Hill) in Squirrel Hill they shared with four other friends. Carol continued on to the Squirrel Hill Giant Eagle supermarket on Murray Avenue at …
Monday, October 1, 2012
Thousands turn out for the 35th annual Richard S. Caliguiri City of Pittsburgh Great Race.
About 15,000 runners and walkers took to the streets of Frick Park, Oakland and downtown Pittsburgh for the 35th annual Richard. S. Caliguiri City of Pittsburgh Great Race Sunday morning. My youngest son, Andy was one of them, running is his first 5k. And we spotted a lot of other local runners. If you ran, share your race pictures with your Forest Hills-Regent Square neighbors. It's as easy as uploading to Facebook, just click the upload photos & videos tab at the bottom of the picture. _______________________ Forest Hills-Regent Square Patch is on Facebook and on Twitter. Don't forget to sign up for our daily email newsletter by clicking here.