Category: Treasures Dinner

2017 Squirrel Hill Treasures

E.J. Strassburger A lifelong resident of Squirrel Hill, E.J. Strassburger is a civil rights lawyer devoted to community service, focusing on housing and social justice for low income people. Strassburger’s professional achievements are lengthy. He was an instructor at Carnegie Mellon University, teaching classes on civil liberties and also taught at the University of Pittsburgh.

2016 Treasure Awards

November 2nd, 2016

For our 2016 Annual Treasure Awards, we are honoring:   Friendship Circle: A dynamic civic organization leading the way to greater neighborhood inclusion Classic Lines/Books and more: A vibrant independent business fostering community ties. Citiparks: An essential Community Partner enlivening our urban backyard. Community Day School: An Invaluable Historical Building and Educational Institution – Our

2015 Treasure Awards

Our 2015 Squirrel Hill Treasure Awards was a great success! Congratulations to this year’s Treasures: David Stock, Mike Chen, Bill Isler, and Taylor Allderdice High School! Written and Assembled by Meghan Poisson-DeWitt Bill Isler Born and raised in Pittsburgh, Bill Isler’s career in education began soon after graduating from St. Vincent College when he taught

2014 Treasure Awards

Pamela’s Diner Pam Cohen grew up in Squirrel Hill, on the corner of Forbes and Wightman, attended Allderdice High School and graduated from the University of Pittsburgh. Gail grew up in Jeannette, Pennsylvania and attended Edinboro University. The two met in an amateur golf league circuit in 1978 and became fast friends. In 1980, they