At a glance: Sewickley resident named to top lawyer list, Edgeworth Garden Club and more in Sewickley


Super Lawyers

Sewickley resident and real estate attorney W. Grant Scott II was with the Pittsburgh law firm Meyer, Unkovic & Scott that Super Lawyers named to the 2021 Pennsylvania top lawyers list.

Super Lawyers, a corporate rating service of Thomson Reuters, assesses outstanding lawyers across the country using state-wide surveys, independent research assessments and reviews by lawmakers. peers in over 70 practice areas. The list annually features less than five percent of lawyers in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

Florey appointed Executive Director

J. Douglas Florey was hired as the first executive director by the board of directors of the Pittsburgh Concert Chorale.

Florey spent over a decade as Executive Director of the Mary & Alexander Laughlin Children’s Center, where he helped the nonprofit educational institution expand programmatic offerings and oversaw a fundraising campaign and renovation. of the entire campus.

Prior to his tenure at Laughlin, he was a faculty member at the University of Pittsburgh School of Education. Florey was a professional choir singer at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral and sang with the Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh, the Bach Choir and the St. Vincent Camerata.

Edgeworth Garden Club

The visual and written history of the Edgeworth Garden Club is on display at Sewickley Public Library, 500 Thorn St.

The showcase will be in place until the end of August. More information is available at or by calling 412-741-6920.

Road works

The closure of part of Hitzel Hill Road (Highway 4045) in Bell Acres began on August 23.

The shoulder reconstruction work requires the complete closure of part of Hitzel Hill Road on an ongoing basis until September 3. Traffic will be diverted via Big Sewickley Creek Road and the Camp Meeting Road extension.

Divine Redeemer Club 55 Plus

The 55 Plus Club is for those who want to meet new people over the age of 55 while having lunch and fun once a month from September 2021 to May 2022.

Membership fees are $ 14 per year. Lunches take place on the third Thursday of each month and begin with the rosary in the church at 11:30 am, lunch and entertainment at noon in the gathering space. Lunches cost $ 15 for members and $ 16 for guests. The price for the December Christmas party will be determined at a later date.

For more information, visit

Tuskegee Airmen Movie

Allegheny Commandery No.35 will host a film screening and ceremony honoring the Tuskegee Airmen on September 5. The festivities begin at noon at the Tull Family Theater, 418 Walnut St.

WQED’s “Flyboys: Tuskegee Airmen of Western Pennsylvania” will be broadcast. The event continues with a ceremony at the Tuskegee Airman Memorial inside Sewickley Cemetery off Hopkins Street. Special guests include Sheba Holy Royal Arch Chapter # 13 and American Legion Division Officers.

To register, call 724-630-5219 or email [email protected]

Beth Samuel Jewish Center

Upcoming programs at the Beth Samuel Jewish Center include:

• Sh’mitah, Seder, Selichot, August 28 at 8 p.m. on Zoom

• Rosh Hashanah is September 6th. Please contact us for our Holy Day service schedule.

Email [email protected] for more information or for Zoom connection links if needed.


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