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Best Easter Events For Kids In Pittsburgh

Get your cameras and baskets ready as there are many events in around the city for the kids to enjoy this Easter.

04/11/2014

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Local Farmers Praying For Rain

This is a challenging growing season for farmers. First a warm winter then an early spring frost and now fields are frying.

07/11/2012

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Wacky Weather Impacts Local Fruit Harvests

Farmer Reed Soergel, and his dog, Dozer, a ground hog specialist, are checking out the lay of the land. A warm spell in March forced fruit trees to flower and apples and peaches began growing about three weeks early. Then temperatures plunged.

05/09/2012

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Best Outdoor Kids Birthday Bashes

Are you sick of throwing your kid the typical birthday party in your backyard or at a swimming pool? Take a look at this guide of some great places to throw your child’s birthday party.

04/06/2012

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Soergel’s Orchard Hurt By Overnight Frost

Reed Soergel of Soergel’s Orchard and Family Farm in Wexford estimates only about 30 percent of the apples in his orchard survived the snap.

03/27/2012

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Growers Prepare For Predicted Frost

The unusually warm spring has forced trees and perennials into full bloom, so the predicted cold snap with temps dipping below freezing could be a disaster for new growth.

03/26/2012

Suri Cruise gets her face painted at Soergel Orchards while her mother, Katie Holmes, and father, Tom Cruise, look on.  (Credit: Chris Payer/Facebook.com/pghfreelancephotography)

Tom Cruise, Katie Holmes, Suri Visit Soergel Orchards

Every weekend families pack this place in search of pumpkins for decorating, apples for eating and a little taste of the country in the heart of the suburbs. On Sunday, Tom Cruise, Katie Holmes and their daughter, Suri, arrived unannounced.

09/26/2011

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Drought Watch Calls For Voluntary Conservation

The Department of Environmental Protection has declared a drought watch. It’s a call for voluntary water conservation.

08/08/2011

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Best Plant Nurseries In Pittsburgh

It’s often said the best nursery is the closest one to your house. Here’s the green thumb gardeners’ guide to places around Pittsburgh.

CBS Pittsburgh–04/10/2011