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Posts from April 2015

The Mud on the Mountain events at Seven Springs Mountain Resort have become a popular way for athletes and non-athletes alike to challenge themselves by battling through tough terrain and obstacles while getting "down and dirty" in the Laurel Highlands. Earlier this month, just a few short miles down the road (or down the mountain) from…

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An Exciting Remodel

Posted on April 24, 2015 3:00 PM by Ann Nemanic

Earlier this week, I had the pleasure of taking a peek at the remodel of the Courtyard by Marriott in Greensburg . The general manager, Stephen Burton, gave me a whirlwind tour of the remodel. He's like a proud papa, and rightfully so. The common areas have all been redone with new carpeting. To the right of the entrance is the newly arranged…

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Discovering Benedictine Hospitality

Posted on April 22, 2015 6:00 PM by Jessica Evans

As part of my theology course at Seton Hill, I was able to take a field trip to St. Emma's Monastery to discover the life and hospitality of Greensburg's Benedictine Nuns. Our tour began in the Cor Jesu Chapel where we were able to sit in and pray Vespers, Evening Prayer, with the Sisters of Saint Emma's. This type of prayer is…

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Three Cheers for Spring Weather!

Posted on April 17, 2015 1:00 PM by Cassandra Rupert

What is a better way to enjoy the lovely spring weather here in the Laurel Highlands than taking a hike or having a picnic? On Sunday, we headed out for a late afternoon hike and an evening picnic before the sun went down. There are so many wonderful parks to choose from, but Linn Run State Park has to be one of my favorites. Nothing beats sitting…

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