Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

THE SOUTH AT A GLANCE [Derived Headline]

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

THE SOUTH AT A GLANCE [Derived Headline]

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Schools get grants for STEAM

The Allegheny Intermediate Unit's Center for Creativity has distributed $212,000 in grants to 20 school districts. The money funds initiatives that engage students in STEAM -- Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics -- initiatives.

Individual grants were at least $5,000, but five school districts -- Allegheny Valley, Carlynton, Elizabeth Forward, Hampton and Washington, each received $20,000.

Other districts we: Chartiers Valley, Cornell, Fort Cherry, Fox Chapel, Highlands, Keystone Oaks, Penn Hills, Riverview, South Allegheny, South Fayette, South Park, Uniontown, Upper St. Clair, West Allegheny and Wilkinsburg.


Generations swing for fundraiser

Mt. Lebanon Village and the Mt. Lebanon High School Girls Golf Team are sponsoring a fundraiser golf tournament "Generations Swinging Together" on July 13 at the Mt. Lebanon Golf Course, 1000 Pine Ave.

Golf pro Matt Kluck and former LPGA player Missie Berteotti will lead a 30-minute golf clinic at 1:30 p.m., followed by a shotgun start to 9 holes of golf, cart included. A picnic dinner follows.

The $75 entry fee goes to the organizations. The Village is a nonprofit that helps older adults to stay in their own homes. The high school golf team is developing players.

Details: 412 343-4054; registration deadline is July 6.


Area native returns for book signing

Amy Elizabeth Smith, a 1982 Ringgold High School graduate, will have a book signing at 6 p.m. July 10 at Monongahela Area Library.

Ms. Smith's nonfiction memoir "All Roads Lead to Austen: A Year's Journey with Jane" chronicles her year spent traveling and holding book groups to discuss Jane Austen's classics.

Ms. Smith teaches writing and literature at the University of the Pacific in Stockton, Calif. Her books will be available at the event and a portion of the sales will go to the library.

Information: 724-258-5409.


Road named for slain officer

Gov. Tom Corbett is expected to sign a bill that names the Route 136 and Interstate 70 intersection in Washington County the Officer John David Dryer Memorial Interchange.

State Rep. …

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