OASIS Intergenerational Tutoring Program hosts Walk for Literacy

The OASIS Intergenerational Tutoring Program is a nationally acclaimed non-profit organization that promotes literacy with a proven approach to help children in grades K-4 improve their reading, writing, and communication skills. OASIS recruits mature adults (50+) and provides training, materials, and clearances free of charge. Volunteers are placed in schools in the Pittsburgh and Woodland … Read more…

Upcoming collections to accept e-waste, household chemicals, pharmaceuticals, materials for reuse and more

Mark your 2017 calendar now for dates to drop off a wide variety of materials – ranging from computers and household chemicals to usable building materials and unwanted medications – at upcoming collections sponsored by the Pennsylvania Resources Council (PRC) and its partners. “The Pennsylvania Resources Council provides residents of the commonwealth with numerous options … Read more…

Yellow Cab of Pittsburgh is now Ztrip Taxi

What is zTrip? It’s essentially an on demand transportation service, much like a traditional taxi. It accepts now or later pickups. Payment can be made with cash or credit. Instead of the typically yellow cab, however, zTrip Taxis are painted silver and have the zTrip logo. “The taxi industry is evolving and zTrip is leading … Read more…

Take time to review Medicare costs for 2017

Anyone on Medicare knows that its health insurance comes with significant cost-sharing premiums, deductibles, co-insurance and co-pays, and that these costs change from one year to the next. Following is a review of Medicare costs in 2017. Medicare Part A Part A is the hospital benefit of Medicare that covers inpatient hospital care, care in … Read more…