News summary: Pumpkin carving winners, Thanksgiving food drive, advisory committee openings and more | Instant News

Hampton Township have that plucked that winner from this year Pumpkin Carving Contest.

The first place winner was a Pittsburgh skyline engraving. The second place is a pumpkin depicting a castle. The third place winner was a pumpkin featuring Morticia Addams. And an honorable award was given to the “Covid Couple” pumpkin.

The contest winner will receive a gift certificate. Pumpkins are displayed outside the community center.

The Honor Society plans a Thanksgiving food trip

The National Honor Society at North Hills High School and the Class of 2021 team up to host an annual Thanksgiving meal to help families in districts in need.

Food will be collected from 4:30 am to 6:30 pm on November 16 at North Hills Christian Church, 778 Thompson Run Road.

Items needed for a food drive include stuffing, canned vegetables, mashed potatoes, gravy, cranberry sauce, “grab and bake” bread, canned fruit, juices and baked goods mixes.

Cash or checks can also be donated by delivery or mailing to: North Hills Christian Church, c / o Family Food Bags, 778 Thompson Run Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15237.

Virtual divorce workshop for women

A three-hour workshop is offered online on November 14 to provide education and information to women on legal, financial and emotional issues related to divorce.

The workshops will be held via video conference from 8:30 am to 11:30 am

It costs $ 15 per person, and early registration is required before November 12 by calling Donna Cheswick at 724-493-9695. Once registered, online instructions will be sent via email.

Hampton is looking for residents to serve on the advisory board

Hampton receives cover letters from residents interested in serving on the Environmental Advisory Board, the Zoning Hearing Board, and the Hampton Shaler EMS Board.

The environmental council is responsible for reviewing land development applications to ensure compliance with environmental protection regulations.

In addition, issues related to the protection, conservation, management, promotion and use of natural resources, including air, land and water are also being studied.

The zoning board reviews and decides the variance application. Variances can be filed as an appeal against a permit refusal, notification of violation or a determination by a zoning officer.

The emergency medical services board will have appointments available from 2021. The board serves as the appointed board of directors overseeing the administrative and fiscal operations of the service.

Citizens interested in serving in one of the positions should write to: Township of Hampton, Attn: Township Council, 3101 McCully Road, Allison Park, PA 15101.

The letter can also be sent by email to: [email protected]

Tony LaRussa is a staff writer for the Tribune-Review. You can contact Tony at 724-772-6368, [email protected] or via Twitter .

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