Sunday, February 24, 2013
If you donate, remember to eat a well-balanced meal and drink plenty of non-caffeinated beverages prior to your appointment.
Pine-Richland High School students are dedicating their next blood drive to Maria Ciarrocca, a classmate who is battling T-cell lymphoma. "Please keep Maria in your thoughts and prayers, and donate blood on her behalf," a flier states. The PRHS Winter Scholarship Blood Drive will be held from 7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 27, in the gym at Pine-Richland High School. Maria, a junior, began treatment on the Friday after Thanksgiving and receives chemotherapy four times a week; she also has received blood transfusions. To donate blood, click here to schedule an appointment online; use the sponsor code HS010058. Walk-ins are welcome too. In addition, you may make an appointment by contacting Christine Misback at cmisback@zoominternet…
Friday, December 14, 2012
Holiday Blood Drive will be held Tuesday at Pine-Richland High School.
It's not a present that will fit under a tree, but it's a vital gift nonetheless. The gift of blood is a holiday tradition as the Central Blood Bank reaches out to the community at this time of the year when there is an increased need for blood donations. Pine-Richland High School will be the site of a holiday blood drive from 2:30 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday. In the spirit of the holidays, donors will be given $10 gift cards. To make an appointment, call Christine Misback at 412-209-7061 or email her at email@example.com Click here to schedule an appointment online; use the sponsor code HS010058. Walk-ins are welcome too. Students who are 16 years old may donate as long as they have a parent’s permission. Click here to print the parent …
Tuesday, December 20, 2011
Blood drive will be held from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday at Pine-Richland High School.
During this busy holiday season, do you want to give a simple gift that costs nothing and does not even need to be wrapped? Then roll up your sleeve and come to a blood drive on Thursday in the Atrium at Pine-Richland High School. The Central Blood Bank will be collecting blood from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. to shore up its reserves. The PRHS Jazz Ensemble is giving the gift of holiday music to entertain donors and volunteers from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Giving blood helps Pine-Richland students earn valuable scholarship dollars. Wondering what donating blood is all about and if you qualify? The Central Blood Bank provides the information at www.centralbloodbank.org What to know how the process works? Look at the "Donating Blood Made Easy" section …
Tuesday, November 29, 2011
A. Robert Necciai, Christine Misback and Aafke Loney feted.
Pine-Richland School Board honored three directors who are stepping down as their terms end — Aafke Loney, Vice President A. Robert Necciai and Christine Misback. The three were celebrated at Monday night's meeting.
Tuesday, November 8, 2011
Most Pine and Richland races are uncontested in this general election.
Peter Lyons won a seat on the Pine-Richland School Board, unseating incumbent Christine Misback in Tuesday's election. With all seven precincts reporting, Lyons tallied 639 votes, or 56.65 percent, compared to 488 votes, or 43.26 percent, for Misback. In the race for the at-large seat on the Richland Township Board of Supervisors, Herbert Dankmyer won handily with 1,283 votes, or 64.28 percent, over challenger Jeff Sarabok with 708 votes, or 35.47 percent. Those were the only contested races in Pine and Richland Townships. All vote totals are unofficial until certified by the Allegheny County Elections Bureau but are based on 100 percent of precincts reporting. For the Pine-Richland School Board, incumbents Therese Dawson [697 votes] and …
Monday, November 7, 2011
Four of the five open seats on the school board are uncontested.
The race for five seats on the Pine-Richland School Board is fairly predictable in Tuesday's election, with one exception. Peter Lyons and Christine Misback are campaigning for the Region 2 seat that encompasses Pine and Richland townships. The other four seats have no opposition. Incumbents Therese Dawson and Kevin Nigh are running unopposed for Region 1, which covers five voting districts in Pine Township. Ginny Goebel and Laura Ohlund are unopposed in their quest for the two Region 3 seats for Richland Township, which encompass four voting districts. The nine-member school board's representation is split into three regions, with three people elected to represent each area. Lyons vs. Misback Christine Misback was appointed to this seat …
Monday, September 26, 2011
Blood drive will be held from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Pine-Richland High School.
Monday, September 26, 2011
Interested in giving the gift of blood? The Pine-Richland High School Scholarship Blood Drive will be held from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the high school at 700 Warrendale Road in Gibsonia. “Last school year, our high school students and the community collected 467 units of blood, which made a difference in the lives of 1,401 local patients,” according to a press release from the school district. Because of the success of the drive, the Central Blood Bank awarded two $500 scholarships to 2011 graduating seniors. Click here to schedule your appointment online; use the Sponsor Code HS010058. To have an appointment scheduled for you, email Christine Misback at firstname.lastname@example.org and provide your name, phone number, date of …
Tuesday, May 31, 2011
Lyons wins GOP primary; Misback to appear on Democratic ballot in November election, according to unofficial results.
The fall election for the Region 2 seat on the Pine-Richland School Board will come down to incumbent Christine Misback on the Democratic ticket and Peter Lyons on the Republican ticket, according to unofficial results. Although the Allegheny County Elections Division has not officially announced the winners of the write-in campaign for the seat, Misback said she went to the elections office Friday and saw the recount that put her on the Democratic ballot with 84 votes, compared to Lyons' 58 votes. Lyons won the Republican primary with 124 votes, compared to Misback's 103 votes, she said. Misback said watching the count of the write-in votes for the seat from the May 17 primary election was very informal. "I was the only one there," she …
Wednesday, May 18, 2011
Official count will be available next week.
By the end of Tuesday's primary election, hundreds of write-in votes had been cast for three seats on Pine-Richland School Board. But the winners of those votes will not be known until next week, according to the Allegheny County Elections Division. The County Return Board is scheduled to meet at 9 a.m. Friday to compute and canvass the returns of the primary. It must certify the results to the Secretary of the Commonwealth by June 6. In the meantime, Pine-Richland Patch spent Wednesday afternoon going to polling places to see the posted results. One polling place -- Trinity Evangelical Church -- did not have results posted. The race for the Region 3 seat on the school board, which represents part of Richland Township, showed a clear lead …
Wednesday, April 27, 2011
Four candidates interviewed for seat vacated by Scott Stedeford.
After seven ballots and more than three hours of interviewing, Christine Misback was chosen Tuesday night to fill a vacant seat on the Pine-Richland School Board. Misback was among four candidates who had applied to fill the Region 2 seat that opened up when former board member Scott Stedeford resigned. Region 2 covers parts of Richland and Pine townships. Gary Hitechew, Brian Copple and Christopher Cafardi also interviewed to serve out the term that expires at the end of this year. Misback will be sworn in Wednesday so she can begin work immediately on the district's $63 million budget, which will be up for a vote at Misback's first meeting on May 9. School board members praised all four candidates during the interview process. The …