Sunday, February 24, 2013
Girls event will run from March 11-14 and on March 16 at the mall. Boys event is in April in downtown Pittsburgh.
The Allegheny County Department of Human Services' Project Prom Shop will again make available free prom dresses to eligible high school girls who find the cost of a prom outfit to be not within their families' budgets. In addition, young men who are or whose families are currently receiving services through that county department are invited to participate in Project Prom 2013 for Gentlemen. The girls event will take place on the third floor of Century III Mall in West Mifflin Borough from Monday, March 11, through Thursday, March 14, from 3 to 7 p.m. and on Saturday, March 16, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The boys event takes place in the Human Services Building at One Smithfield Street in downtown Pittsburgh from 5 to 8 p.m. on every Thursday…
Thursday, December 13, 2012
Dormont Elementary School will present the musical twice today, Thursday, Dec. 13.
Students from Dormont Elementary School will present a classic Christmas tale twice today, Thursday, Dec. 13. The first show of "Yes, Virginia: The Musical" is at 9:30 a.m. If you can't make the morning performace, the play runs again this evening at 7 p.m. The musical is based on the story "Yes Virginia, There is a Santa Claus," and is being produced at the elementary school with help from a Macy's Believe Program Grant. For details about the show and the grant program, check out this article, which was published earlier this week. Follow Dormont-Brookline Patch on Facebook and Twitter. For more news, sign up for our email Newsletter.
Monday, December 10, 2012
The elementary school will present the beloved Christmas tale on Thursday evening.
In 1897, 8-year-old Virginia O'Hanlon wrote a letter to the New York Sun newspaper asking a simple question: Is there a Santa Claus? The editor's answer—"Yes Virginia, There Is a Santa Claus"—has been told and retold in storybooks and cartoons, and now Dormont Elementary School will present the live-action play. "Yes Virginia: The Musical" will run at 9:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 13 at Dormont Elementary School. Dormont Elementary was one of 100 schools across the nation that received a $1,000 grant from Macy's to help with the production costs of putting on the play. Macy's also made the script and musical score for the play available to the schools for free. First-year music teacher Rob Naser applied for the grant and is …
Friday, October 19, 2012
'Tis the season to apply for temporary retail jobs. Here's a look at what's available at South Hills Village.
Job hunting? Willing to consider season work in retail? Start looking. Retailers that depend on Christmas and year-end sales are in hiring mode. Work is never easy to find but this year the odds are better. The National Retail Federation predicts a solid increase in holiday sales, and expects retailers "to hire between 585,000 and 625,000 seasonal workers this holiday season, which is comparable to the 607,500 seasonal employees they hired last year." Here's a look at some of the seasonal openings at South Hills Village: The Walking Company Job Title: Seasonal Sales Associate Description: Seasonal sales associate for full and part-time employment Requirements: Must have a good attitude and willingness to learn How to Apply: Please apply in…