Tuesday, January 1, 2013
Channing Tatum, Sewickley priest and local deaths top the list of stories for Patch readers in 2012.
From new businesses and elections to crime and crazy weather, Sewickley had a busy 2012. Here's a look back at the 10 most-read stories of 2012 in the Sewickley Patch:
Friday, December 28, 2012
As we count down to the New Year, we're looking back at some of our most memorable moments of the year.
Every picture tells a story. As 2012 winds down, Sewickley Patch is counting down the days with photos that resonated in the valley. We're featuring some of our most memorable moments of the year along with editor's picks and pictures that you took. Tell us: What will you remember about 2012? Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.
Friday, November 30, 2012
A round-up of holiday events happening tonight and Saturday as part of the annual Yuletide in Sewickley celebration.
Get into the holiday spirit tonight with Sewickley's Light Up Night festivities. The evening begins with music by Dancing Queen from 5 to 6:30 p.m.; the Lighting of the Village with Mayor Brian Jeffe, John Tucci, followed by fireworks is from 6:30 to 7 p.m.; and No Bad JuJu follows with music from 7 to 9 p.m. Area churches and non-profit organizations have also planned activities between 5 and 9 p.m. tonight in conjunction with Light Up Night. Sewickley United Methodist Church The sanctuary will be open to the community from 5 to 9 p.m. with cookies and caroling, with various local Girl Scout troops leading the songs. On the sanctuary steps, there will be a Live Nativity. Santa's hotline phone booth will be on the lawn. Clock Tower Tours…
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
The queen will be crowned during halftime at Saturday’s Homecoming football game against Burgettstown. The game begins at 1:30 p.m.
Quaker Valley High School has announced the 2012 Homecoming Court, which is made up of six seniors and representatives from the other three grade levels. The Homecoming Court is comprised of Seniors Monica Felix, Molly Hill, Courtney Kroner, Kara Montanile, Abby Rausch and Rachael Skolnekovich as well as Laura Kuo, grade 11; Noelle Azzam, grade 10; and Bryn Tomczak, ninth grade. The queen's court will be introduced and the Homecoming football game Saturday against Burgettstown and the homecoming queen will be crowned during halftime. Kickoff for Saturday’s game is 1:30 p.m. in Chuck Knox Stadium. This year, the high school implemented a new method for nominating candidates to the court. In addition to self-nominations, each club and …
Tuesday, October 9, 2012
About a dozen chefs have confirmed for Savoring Sewickley, which runs from 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 14 at the Sewickley Public Library.
If you don't have tickets, it's not too late to get them for the 13th annual Savoring Sewickley event at the Sewickley Public Library. The culinary extravaganza, hosted by the Friends of the Sewickley Public Library, runs from 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 14, and includes some of Sewickley's finest chefs and caterers. More than a dozen will serve up one or two--and in some cases three--of their signature dishes for guests to sample at the annual dining fundraiser. "It's just one of the most fun evenings that I know of in the community," said Wayne T. Murphy, president of the library's Board of Trustees. "It's just a delightful evening." The theme of this year's event celebrates the library's four-star status. Murphy said the Sewickley …
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
Whether you love Spiderman, X-Men or Batman, be sure to geek out with your favorite comics on this holiday.
To all of those who believe in Harvey Dent and Gotham City, rejoice. September 25 is National Comic Book Day. This is a day for people of all ages to enjoy, since the first-ever comic book superhero made his first appearance in 1938. While some characters have new looks, and some of their storylines have changed completely, comic enthusiasts can still share their love of their favorite characters, old and new. This geeky holiday is a great time for comic fans to honor their superhero, heroine or villain’s best stories. Big Bang Comics and Collectibles has a wide selection of the latest comics, magazines, books, collectibles, novelties, toys and statues. Stop by the store at 437 Broad St. during the hours of noon to 7 p.m. and take your …
Friday, September 14, 2012
Make this holiday special with these traditional recipes and share some of your favorites.
This Sunday, as the day draws to a close, the Jewish community will ring in year 5773 as part of their celebration of Rosh Hashanah, or the Jewish New Year. The festivities will continue until nightfall on Tuesday, Sept. 18. Although there are no synagogues or Jewish centers in Sewickley, worshippers can find services throughout the Greater Pittsburgh area. At Beth-Samuel Jewish Center in Ambridge, the Erev Rosh Hashanah service will be held at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 16. First Day Rosh Hashanah is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. Monday, Sept. 17. Second Day Rosh Hashanah is 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18. Children's activities will be available beginning at 9:30 a.m. on Sept. 17, with service starting at 10:30 a.m. until the end of the adult …
Friday, August 24, 2012
Who has the best day spa in town? How about the best day care? Here are your picks for Readers' Choice.
All summer long, you've nominated and voted for your favorite local businesses in categories ranging from Best Fries and Best Wings to Best Realtor and Best Landscaper. We've tallied all the poll votes and now it's time to announce the winners. See below for our complete list of Readers' Choice winners. Categories: Food & Drink Best Fries Winners: East Coast Sandwiches Second: Sharp Edge Third: Sewickley Cafe Best Wings Winner: Sidelines Beer House Second: Mike's Place Third: Rook's East End Saloon Best Happy Hour Winner: Sharp Edge Second: Sidelines Third: Marroni's Lounge Best Romantic Restaurant Winner: Sweetwater Grille Second: Vivo Third: Sewickley Speakeasy Best Bakery Winner: The Ultimate Pastry Shop Second: Cafe Des Amis Third…
Friday, July 27, 2012
Patch is excited to be joining with First Lady Michelle Obama for Olympic Fun Day.
There’s something about watching Olympic athletes that makes you want to get off the couch and go break a world record. Well, maybe not a world record. But at least go for a jog by Riverfront Park to see the Ohio River. Which is why Patch is excited to be joining with First Lady Michelle Obama for Olympic Fun Day. The first lady is leading the U.S. Olympic delegation at the Summer Games opening ceremonies in London on Friday July 27. Her fitness initiative, Let’s Move, and Patch are teaming up to bring Olympic sports to life for you and your family in your town. Here's how: 1. If you (or anyone you know) are interested in trying an Olympic sport, check out Partnership for a Healthier America’s website, where you can track down …
Monday, July 23, 2012
Click on the categories below and vote for your favorites.
There is a lot to celebrate about our town: great family-friendly activities and great local businesses. But who do you think is the best in the Sewickley Valley? Help Patch determine the best of the best by voting for your favorites in each one of the categories below. (Click on the links under each category and vote in the poll attached to each article.) Cast your vote by Aug.17 and help us decide who's best. Whichever business or professional gets the most votes will be named the Readers' Choice winner. Food & Drink Best Fries Best Wings Best Happy Hour Best Romantic Restaurant Best Bakery Health & Beauty Best Day Spa Best Hair Salon Best Dermatologist Best Dentist Best Eye Doctor Best Pediatrician Shopping Best Antique Shop …