McKinley Schoolhouse

McKinley Schoolhouse

Submitted by Diane Babnew Manning, Resident At the corner of McKinley Road and 37th Street Extension stands one of Chippewa Township’s historically significant buildings. McKinley Schoolhouse is the last remaining one room schoolhouse in Chippewa Township. The current...
Labor of Love for Chippewa Township

Labor of Love for Chippewa Township

Interview with Josh Francis, President of BAYBA  (Blackhawk Area Youth Baseball Association) If you’ve been to Veterans Park recently, you may have noticed some new stadium lights looking over Wright Fields. They stand tall and shine brightly enough to illuminate the...
Bees Please!

Bees Please!

Written by Pam Varga, Chairman of Advisory Committee At Sahli Nature Park this summer, we’ll be raising bees. Not Honeybees raised in square white boxes. We’ll be raising native Blue Orchard Mason Bees and Alfalfa Leafcutter Bees. Honeybees were brought to North...
Blackhawk School District Winter 2019

Blackhawk School District Winter 2019

Blackhawk Welcomes Mrs. Mowad Blackhawk is proud to welcome Andrea Mowad to our administrative team. Mrs. Mowad is serving as the Assistant Principal at both Blackhawk Intermediate School and Patterson Primary School. She has extensive experience working with...
Road Trip: Sahli Nature Park

Road Trip: Sahli Nature Park

Submitted by Bob Batz Jr., Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Protected by Hollow Oak Land Trust, this park offers pretty ponds, trails, a pavilion and a butterfly waystation. A teacher in-service day off school for my 12-year-old gave me the opportunity to road trip to a place...
Butterfly Releases at Sahli Nature Park

Butterfly Releases at Sahli Nature Park

Written by Pam Varga, Chairman of Advisory Committee On a sunny afternoon in the meadow at Sahli Nature Park, children and their families gathered around a netted cage full of fluttering butterflies. Pam Varga, the park naturalist, gently placed an orange and black...