Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

THE WEST AT A GLANCE [Derived Headline]

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

THE WEST AT A GLANCE [Derived Headline]

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REGIONAL JUGGLING FESTIVAL THIS WEEKEND

Not Quite Pittsburgh Juggling Festival IV will feature two days of juggling exhibitions and lessons and will culminate with a show at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the former Mt. Gallitzin Academy on the campus of the Sisters of St. Joseph, 1016 State St.

The Leave It to Beaver Valley Jugglers and the Quaker Valley Middle School Juggling Club are sponsoring the event, which is expected to attract participants from several states. It's open to anyone who juggles, wants to learn how to juggle or just wants to watch.

Open juggling, juggling lessons for beginners and light-up juggling after dark (weather permitting) will take place from 6 to 10 p.m. Friday Open juggling, juggling lessons for beginners, juggling games, workshops, a raffle and a used prop sale will occur from 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday in the gym. Tickets are $5 for the festival juggling show at 7:30 p.m.

Vendors will sell equipment and juggling-related items. Unicycles and stilts are welcome. Donations will be accepted to help cover festival costs.

Information: 724-312-6257 or www.allinjest.com/ jugglingfestclub.html.

MONTOUR SCHOOLS

SCHOOL BOARD APPROVES CONTRACTS

School directors last week approved a $156,674 contract with Logical Choice Technologies for about 30 interactive white boards to be installed in middle school classrooms.

The board also voted Oct. 26 to approve hiring a real estate appraiser to independently determine the value of a three-story office building on 20 acres in Penn Center West in Robinson.

Don Palmer, the school's attorney, said the building owner is appealing Allegheny County's assessment, which increased from about $10 million to $19 million.

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Superintendent Donald Boyer said the school district is working to refinance bonds associated with a tax incentive financing agreement with the Mall at Robinson. …

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