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Mizgorski Announces In-office Appointments to Resume
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June 1, 2020
State Representative Lori Mizgorski announced today that in-office constituent services will resume on Monday, June 8th by appointment only. “Throughout the business closure, my staff members and I have continued providing constituent services online and by phone,” said Mizgorski. “We understand that some services are better handled in person, so we are beginning to schedule […]

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Mizgorski invites graduates to sign up for congratulatory letter
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May 18, 2020
For many young people, the closure of schools in Pennsylvania means missing the milestones and public recognition of their achievements. This is especially true for members of the Class of 2020. Despite the cancellation or modification of events and celebrations, we must honor those who have earned their high school and college diplomas. Since taking […]

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Mizgorski to co-host glass recycling event with Hampton Township
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May 12, 2020
Rep. Lori Mizgorski announced she will be co-hosting a glass recycling collection event with Hampton Township in June. Community members will have the opportunity to drop off glass they wish to recycle at the swimming pool parking lot at the Hampton Township Community Park, 3101 McCully Road, Allison Park. The recycling bin, provided by the […]

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Rep. Mizgorski: Self-employed, others can file for backdated PUA
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May 7, 2020
State Representative Lori Mizgorski shared today the announcement from the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) that eligible self-employed, independent contractors, gig workers and others not normally eligible for regular unemployment compensation (UC) can begin filing backdated claims in the new Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) website. The PUA system, which launched its first phase […]

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Rep. Mizgorski announces that Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) application is available for self-employed
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April 18, 2020
State Representative Lori Mizgorski announced today that the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) application is available online for the self-employed in Pennsylvania. The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act creates a new temporary federal program called Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA). In general, PUA provides up to 39 weeks of unemployment benefits to individuals not […]

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Rep. Mizgorski shares useful tips for applying for Unemployment Compensation
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April 17, 2020
As we work to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 across Pennsylvania we are experiencing a time of great uncertainty and anxiety about our current situation, as well as the future. My district office in Allison Park has been receiving many phone calls and emails from constituents applying for unemployment compensation. More than 1.4 million unemployment […]

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Holtz completes journey from WPIAL to NFL
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April 1, 2020
by Dominic DiTommaso With the Dallas Cowboys up 7-0, on Thursday Night Football, the Chicago Bears had the ball, first-and-ten, at Dallas’ 39-yard line at the start of the second quarter. The Bears threw a screen pass to Shaler Area graduate JP Holtz, who roared his way inside the ten-yard line. The Bears went on […]

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Shaler Area muscial the product of hard work by many
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April 1, 2020
by Ashley Llaneza, Shaler Area High School Every year, Shaler Area High School puts on its annual spring musical. The show is always well-prepared and is an occasion that many people look forward to. Nonetheless, there is an abundance of work that is put in by the cast and crew in the months leading up […]

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Perrotto shares stories from years of covering Pirates and MLB
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April 1, 2020
by Dominic DiTommaso, Shaler Area High School Watching a World Series on TV is special enough for me, but imagine going to one. How about 24? How about I throw in a couple of Super Bowl trips? John Perrotto has done all of that and more. “I’ve covered 24 World Series,” Perrotto said. “I covered […]

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State reps detail life in Pa. political world
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April 1, 2020
by James Engel, Shaler Area High School Mike Turzai sits at the helm of Pennsylvania politics, representing the 28th district of the state, which includes several sections of northern Allegheny County, including McCandless and Pine Township, since 2001. In 2015, Turzai was elected as the Speaker of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, a position he […]

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Rep. Mizgorski provides legislative update on covid-19
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March 27, 2020
State Rep. Lori Mizgorski announced today that the House met in session this week to consider legislation necessary to address some of the impacts of the spread of COVID-19 in the Commonwealth. “I want residents to know that we are working hard here in Harrisburg and back in the district,” said Mizgorski. “We are making […]

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Shaler Area High School junior earns Eagle Scout
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February 18, 2020
Marc Kimberly of Shaler earned Boy Scouting’s highest rank when he successfully completed the Eagle Scout Board of Review on January 15. The son of Connie Kunard and Kenneth Nicholson, Kimberly led a team of youth and adult volunteers to build fencing and benches in front of Glenshaw Valley Presbyterian Church. The fencing serves as […]

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Shaler High School – Class of 1970 – 50th Anniversary Reunion
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February 17, 2020
The Shaler Class of 1970 will hold its 50th Anniversary Reunion the weekend of August 28 and 29, 2020.  Friday evening will be an informal/casual gathering and Saturday evening will include a dinner at the Comfort Inn in RIDC Harmarville.  Classmates should contact Jim Giel, Jr, at 412-486-2774 or Jim DiNucci at 412-953-1391 for details.

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Student resource officer brings diverse background to Shaler Area
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February 12, 2020
by Stephanie Bodner, Shaler Area HS The Shaler Area School District has made it known that security in its schools has become a number one priority. This year, along with a few more security guards, another police officer was added to our staff. Officer Brennan Jackson was added to the staff as a student resource […]

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Love of science turns into teaching career
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February 12, 2020
by Ashley Llaneza, Shaler Area HS Shaler Area AP Biology teacher Mrs. Emily Mohr is a favorite among students and staff. Not only does Mohr take pride in her work, but she also values being a mother and putting energy into her favorite hobbies. Born in a naval hospital in New London, Connecticut, Mohr moved […]

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War reporter shares stories from the front lines
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February 12, 2020
by James Engel, Shaler Area HS “Most trips, in the few days before I’m about to leave, I don’t sleep, I don’t eat, and I imagine everything that could possibly go wrong. I’ve had some real close shaves with IEDs, and snipers, and ambushes, and gunfights. Looking back over the past years, I think I’m […]

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Shaler Area senior achieves Eagle Scout rank
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February 12, 2020
by Julia Falgione, Shaler Area HS Shaler Area senior Jacob Ishman has recently been awarded the title of Eagle Scout from the Boy Scouts of America. The rank of Eagle is the highest achievement possible in Boy Scouts and takes a huge amount of effort and time to achieve it. Ishman started Boy Scouts when […]

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Mizgorski Announces State Funding for 30th District Fire and Ambulance Companies
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January 28, 2020
State Representative Lori Mizgorski (R-Allegheny) announced that 13 volunteer fire and ambulance companies throughout the 30th District have qualified to receive $150,889 from a grant program administered by the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency and Office of the State Fire Commissioner. “This is wonderful news for our district,” said Mizgorski. “Our communities are blessed with wonderful […]

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State Representative Lori Mizgorski To Host Outreach Hours
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January 23, 2020
State Representative Lori Mizgorski will be hosting outreach hours on Monday, January 27th from 4-6 p.m. in her district office at 4284 William Flinn Highway, Suite 105, Allison Park. Representative Mizgorski will be available to meet with constituents, one-on one, to discuss concerns and ideas. Staff will also be available to give assistance on state-related […]

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Serra Heck Invites Public to State Representative Campaign Kickoff
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January 5, 2020
Serra Heck, who is seeking the Democratic nomination for State Representative in House District 30, is inviting the public to her Campaign Kickoff. The event is Thursday, January 9, 2020, from 6:30 – 8:30 PM at Luke and Mike’s Frontporch, located at 235 Commercial Ave., Aspinwall, PA 15215. The event is free and open to […]

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