Coming quickly: Private registration for the Village Preschool, speaker set for the Better Pittsburgh Enterprise Connection, extra in Sewickley

Personal registration for the village preschool

Registrations for The Village Preschool at the Mary & Alexander Laughlin Children’s Center are open.

The program for 3-year-olds is Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 11.30 a.m. The class is limited to 12 children. Children must be 3 years old by September 1st. It costs $ 50 to register and tuition is nine monthly payments of $ 225. Waiting list only.

The program for 4-year-olds is Mondays and Fridays from 9 a.m. to 12:10 p.m. and Wednesdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The class is limited to 18 children. Children must be 4 years old by September 1st. It costs $ 50 to register and tuition is nine monthly payments of $ 400.

Classes are intentionally kept small to allow the school’s skilled, caring, and experienced teachers to get to know your child well and to leverage the Laughlin Children’s Center’s over 60 years of multidisciplinary experience to help your child grow.

For more information, contact Karen Borland at 412-741-4087 or

Peach social and cake sales

Epworth United Methodist Church will host a peach and cake sale at the church on August 19 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

In addition to baked goods, ham barbecue sandwiches, hot dogs, baked beans, deviled eggs, peach cobblers, ice cream, lemonade and coffee are sold. The food is available as a dine-in or to take away.

The church is located at 1300 Burchfield Road in Shaler. For more information, call 412-486-1454.

The business relationship in the greater Pittsburgh area

The Greater Pittsburgh Business Connection, a referral group of business people, will meet for breakfast on August 18 from 7:15 am to 8:30 am at Eat’n Park on Route 60 in Robinson Township.

Speakers are Barbara DeJohn from Colonial Life and Rich Coyner from Minuteman Press. To participate, become a member, or for more information, visit or call 412-364-6446 ext. 302

Camp meeting road works

Work began on Camp Meeting Road between Beech Ridge Drive and Fern Hollow Road in Bell Acres on July 26th. The project, which is expected to last through October, includes the replacement of a culvert called Little Sewickley Creek Bridge No. 7 and repairs to the roadway.

This section of Camp Meeting Road has been closed since July 12, 2019 when storms collapsed part of the culvert and the roadway. Traffic will be diverted via Camp Meeting Road Extension, Big Sewickley Creek Road, and Rochester Road.

The $ 293,609 emergency project is being carried out by Pugliano Construction Co., Inc. of Pittsburgh.

Beth Samuel Jewish Center programs on tap

Upcoming programs at the Beth Samuel Jewish Center include:

• Shabbat in the park, 6:30 pm. 13 August. Please enter the location.

• Torah yoga and meditation class, 8:45 am, August 21 on Zoom

• The Spirit of the Western PA Jewish Community, 7:00 pm, August 25 on Zoom

• Sh’mitah, Seder, Selichot, 8:00 pm August 28 on Zoom

If necessary, email BethSamuelOffice @ for more information or Zoom login links.

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