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Support SHUC on Giving Tuesday

Today is #GivingTuesday! The Squirrel Hill Urban Coalition is powered by hardworking volunteers who are dedicated to enhancing and celebrating the Squirrel Hill community. The Squirrel Hill Urban Coalition (SHUC) is a non-profit organization that began over 40 years ago to bring a variety of programs and activities to benefit those living in the 14th

Hanukkah The Jewish Festival of Lights

By Marshall Hershberg Chair of the SHUC Ped-Bike Commitee For the Jewish people, late fall/early winter brings Hanukkah, the Jewish Festival of Lights. It begins on the 25th day of the Hebrew Calendar month of Kislev, which usually occurs in December, and continues for eight days.   Hanukkah commemorates a successful revolt of Jewish patriots

Celebrating the New Year in Squirrel Hill

By Helen Wilson Vice President, Squirrel Hill Historical Society   Celebrations are passed down from generation to generation. “We have always done it this way,” people say. But they didn’t.   The way people did things in colonial times changed as time passed. Customs brought by immigrants changed as well when they were transplanted to