Oasis Intergenerational Tutoring expands into Wilkinsburg School District

Above: Starfish awardee Peta Harrigan Cole. The Wilkinsburg School District board of directors recently approved implementation of the Oasis Intergenerational Tutoring program in the district. This program, which is offered locally by Literacy Pittsburgh, pairs tutors ages 50 and older with students needing extra support in grades kindergarten through fourth grade for weekly, in-school sessions. … Read more…

Singles Dance

Saturday Singles Dance, for ages 40+, 8 p.m. to midnight, July 13th, “Free Speed Dating & Complimentary Chile Con Queso Nacho Bar,”  Optional, Free Speed Dating 7 to 8 p.m. July 27th, “A Perfect Pair” Mix & Match Ice-Breaking Singles Dance Event featuring Fun Prizes & Gift Cards!  Check-In for Mixer 7:30 to 8 p.m.  … Read more…

Shaler Garden Club Is Awarded Governor’s Trophy

Although the Shaler Garden Club is 98 years old, you would never guess it judging by its energy and enthusiasm. The club’s service to the community has earned it the prestigious 2019 Governor’s Trophy by the Garden Club Federation of Pennsylvania.  The Governor’s Trophy is awarded to one club in the state which exhibits exceptional … Read more…

Understanding Social Security Benefits

By Tom Winschel, Social Security District Manager in Pittsburgh, PA Social Security touches the lives of nearly every American, whether at the birth of a child, the loss of a loved one, the onset of a disability, or the transition from work to retirement. For more than 80 years, our programs have contributed to the … Read more…