Wednesday, May 1, 2013
The nonprofit, which sells high-end labels at its boutique, partners with Animal Friends, The Western Pennsylvania Humane Society and other organizations to help end pet homelessness.
It was from her deep passion—and deep concern—for homeless animals in the area that Nancy Lee founded WearWoof Inc., a non-profit that saves pets—with fashion. “I love animals and just wanted to do something,” said Ben Avon Heights resident Lee, executive director of WearWoof. “I’m not the person who should be fostering or going to work at the shelter because I get too emotionally involved, but this is definitely something I can do without crying myself to sleep every night.” WearWoof Inc. is a North Hills-based animal welfare organization that is using second-hand fashion to end pet homelessness through its support of the many local shelters and rescues in the region. The WearWoof Shop in Ross officially opened for business Thursday at …
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
The dog day camp plans to reopen May 2.
A dog camp in the North Hills voluntarily closed its doors for more than a week after some of the dogs in its care became sick. Jordan Murray is the owner of Camp Bow Wow, located at 2327 Babcock Boulevard in Ross. "In the North Hills, there were growing reports of a gastrointestinal bug. Veterinarians tell us it's not very significant in terms of health issues, but there is a risk of dehydration because there are some vomiting and diarrhea symptoms," he said. "We had a number of clients that had been to camp that had reported their dog’s had had this illness, and rather than ignore it, because we always put dog care and dog safety first, we felt the best thing to do was shut down for a few days to give the regular campers, that had …
Wednesday, January 18, 2012
The suspect was not in custody and his whereabouts were not known by police as of 6 p.m. Wednesday, police said.
Arthur L. Henderson, 38, of the North Side, was identified Wednesday by Ross Township Police as the suspect in the two recent sexual assaults of women outside their apartment complexes. Henderson was not in custody and his whereabouts were not known by police as of 6 p.m. Wednesday, police said. A $5,000 reward for information leading to his arrest is being offered by the FBI. "The investigation is still ongoing up to this minute," said Ross Police spokesman Sgt. Benjamin Dripps. An arrest warrant was issued for Henderson late afternoon Wednesday by Judge Richard Opiela of Magisterial District Court 05-2-02. Ross police have charged Henderson with two counts each of rape, aggravated indecent assault, involuntary deviate sexual …
The suspect was not in custody and police did not know where he is as of 2:30 p.m., Ross Police spokesman Sgt. Benjamin Dripps said.
Ross Township Police have scheduled a 5 p.m. press conference to announce that an arrest warrant has been issued for a suspect in the two recent sexual assaults of women in Ross. The suspect was not in custody and police did not know where he is as of 2:30 p.m., Ross Police spokesman Sgt. Benjamin Dripps said. The press conference will be held downtown at Allegheny County's Office of the Medical Examiner, Dripps said. The two assaults, one which occurred Saturday, Jan. 7, and the other Monday, Jan. 9, both involved attacks on women in their mid-20s living in apartment complexes. Both occurred in the early morning hours after the women returned from walking their dogs. While North Hills residents remained vigilant in the wake of the …
Monday, September 19, 2011
The night is filled with music, marching and much more as high school bands from around the region perform in Martorelli Stadium at North Hills.
Nine area bands performed on Saturday in the 51st Annual North Hills Marching Band Festival. Participating marching bands came from Quaker Valley, Bethel Park, Fort LeBoeuf in Erie County, Franklin Regional, Hampton, Northgate, North Hills and South Park high schools. The event also included a performance by the Robert Morris University band.