North Hills News Record from North Hills, Pennsylvania on October 25, 1988 · Page 8
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North Hills News Record from North Hills, Pennsylvania · Page 8

North Hills, Pennsylvania
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Tuesday, October 25, 1988
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News Record Tues.-Thurs., Oct. 25-27, 1988 Life/Style Ideas or Corrections Toll free 1 800 533 4515 9 a m to 5 p m 366 0545 Virginia Miller, Life/Style Editor Virginia Miller Northway shop rents 'style' for fashions ^ Famous designers may not be lending their fashions to area women but they can rent exclusive evening wear and accessories at a new shop that opened this month in Northway Mall Premiere has dresses that retail from $110 to $1,500 but can be rented from S45 up based on one-fourth to one-third of the retfiil price JHfratSvay, three or four outfits can be rented for the price of one according to the 28-year-old owner Jennifer Miller She got the idea by looking in her closet, she joked The store also rents jewelry, purses, hats and gloves for special occasions and sells stockings Hours are Monday-Friday 10 a m t o S p m andSaturday 1 0 a m to5p m Area malls are looking for performers to entertain shoppers during the holiday season North Hills Village would like to include talented groups in its celebration Waterworks Mall near O'Hara also would like to include those interested in spreading warmth, cheer and good will m the Christmas festivities To join i n the fun contact Barbara Ostrowski at North Hills Village, 366-2250 Getaway weekends are not just for young folks Hampton Inn Hotel in Cranberry is sponsoring a 50th wedding anniversary weekend getaway and couples celebrating their golden anniversary between November 1988 and May 1989 can register for a monthly drawing and win a weekend stay for two The three day two-night stay includes a welcoming bottle of champagne and a box of chocolates, a continental breakfast UulliUajj, inOuor ponl, whiflpeel and exercise equipment privileges, and name listed on the hotel reader board The drawing will be held at the end of every month To register send a post card with name, address, telephone number and wedding date to Hampjon Inn Hotel, 210 Executive Drive Mars Pa 16046 Attention Kelly Tresky For more information call Tresky at 776-1000 Did you happen to see New s Record sports editor Kevin Smith s article on North Allegheny s football star twins Geoff and Jason Bender in last Thursday sedition of USAToday 1 ' And the photaiivjiur--^ chief photographer Bob Carroll 0 Speaking of sports how about Shaler Area-grad Ken Karcher s 74 yard touchdown pass for Denver in Sunday sfcatffe with the Steelers 9 Karcher, formerly of Glenshaw fouridiiis niche with the Bronco s during last season s NFL strike I've watched his career since his first passes for St Bonaventure Elementary School · · · West Deer Township Recreation Board is sponsoring a Haunted Haynde ' Oct 27 29 Phone 265-4286 for information · · · Your ideas and input-tof this column are welcomed Contact Virginia Miller, Life Style Editor P O Box 11138 Pittsburgh Pa 15237 phone 366 05-15 Monster truck mud racing set for Civic Arena Revved up engines flvmg mud smashed cars-^r- motorsports fans get ready' The U S Hot Rod Mud Racing Championships and Battle of the Monster Trucks will roar into the Civic Arena at 8 p m Nov 4 5 for two nights of action packed doun and dirty motorsport madness The object as in drag racing is to travel the length of the track in the shortest amount of time But the challenge increases as the mud gets progressively deeper becoming a sloppy slimy sticky pit of 4 6 feet of deep mud Tom Martin and his Mud Patrol hope t o o v e r t a k e c u r r e n t f i r s t place-holder Mike Fair and his En forcer Others mud machines that will be slippin and slidin through the mud are Mud Shark Learning to Fly Mud Master II the Pres sure's On Mud Dobber Blue Max I n t i m i d a t o r M u d d e r T r u c k e r Dream Weaver and Blow n i ra?v The show ends w i t h the spectac ular Battle of the Monster Trucks Tickets are $15 $14 and $12 each at all Choice Seat outlets including Kaufmann s Home s and record outlet stores and the Civic Arena Youths 12 and under pav onlv ?8 Walking salad SUM photo by ROBERT J CARROLL Debbie Ramage, left, tempts spider Judy Yedlowski with her homemade salad costume. Sew you look very spooky? By Virginia Miller L! News Record ittle ghosts and goblins soon will be p r o w l i n g t h e streets in search of t h e i r p r e y -treats that is But Halloween is not just for chil dren More and more people are getting creative and making their own costumes for adult celebrations as well as for the kids according to employees of local fabric stores Anymore the adults are more into it than the children There seem to be a lot of adult parties, according to Su san Hamilton, home economist at Minnesota Fabrics in McCandless And Edna Jaronski clerk at Joann Fabrics in Waterworks Mall said More adults are making costumes People who dont sew sew for Hallow een Both said shopping for patterns and material always starts early for Halloween They started shopping the end of Jul\ before the back to school shop pers Hamilton said Steve Boley of Aspmwall shopped for materials more recently but whipped up a Little Red Riding Hood outfit for his girlfriend Teresa Price of Shaler (a News Record reporter) for his Hal loween party He s going as. the Big Bad Wolf, of course disguised as granny in her nightgown and cap Pirates are big for little boys this \ear and unicorns for the girls Hamil ton said The pattern companies have come out with some new costumes including Popeye Uncle Sam the Statue of Liberty and Western Heroes Most are for both adults and children but ones like a fe male vampire onlv come in larger sizes Buttenck has a separate catalogue for Halloween costumes this year Hamilton made a rabbit in a hat for the stores recent Halloween fashion *,how for which the clerks made the cos Staff photo by ROBERT J CARROLL Minnesota Fabrics employees Susan Hamilton, left, and Beverly Aufman with Bev's granddaughter, Kristen Hoskinson tumes and provided models Or, sewers could try the Coke can -- use the same pattern for crayons -- or the more involved dinosaur, which has dropped m popularity Jaronski said she couldn t pick out one f a v o r i t e a t J o a n n F a b r i c s T h e r e seems to a a variety this year Mmne= 'ta Fabrics has fake furs anc pre-print - panels that customers can just cut oJi finish the edges and tie on like a smock Last minute shoppers can find pat terns for other easy-to-make costumes such as a devil that only involves a headband with horns and a tail to pin to the back of leotards or pants Simplicity s Creature Features -- an elephant trunk and ears, paws and tail -- or other am mals, can be made of felt and glued instead of sewn Patterns are on sale at both stores and at the Joann Fabrics on McKnight Road, Ross Some people feel more comfortable working with a pattern but other imagi native people come in for the supplies to design their own costumes Hamilton Turn to COSTUMES Pso* 10 NORTH HILLS SIZZLER8 CINCERT8 October · 25--Rotondl ("new wave polka"), Graffiti 26--"More Dirty Dancing" concert tour (including Bill Medley, Contours), Arena 27--Skinny Puppy (performance art), Graffiti. 28--Prince, Arena. November 4--Mylon LeFevre and Broken Heart, Mosque. 8--Jimmy Page, Mosque RICIRD6 Here are the top singles and albums m the area as ported by National Record Mart Northway Mall Singles 1 Don't Worry, Be Happy, Bobby McFernn 2 Kokomo,, Beach Boys 3. Red, Red Wine, UB40 4. Wild, Wild West, Escape Club 5. LOCO Motion, KylieMinogue 6. Love Bites, DefLeppard 7 Groovy Kind of Love, Phiii Collins S Don't Be Cruel, Cheap Trick 9 I Hate Mystfff for Loving youjoan Jen and the Black hearts 10 Simply Irresistible,, Robert Palmer Albums 1. Hysteria,, DefLeppard 2. Long, Cold Winter, Cinderella 3 And Justice for All, Mettaldca 4. Rattle and Hum, U2 5. Cocktail, Soundtrack 6. Simple Pleasures, Bobby McFernn 7. Buster Polndexter, Soundtrack 8. New Jersey, BonJovi 9 Labour of Love, UB40 10 UB40, UB40 TOP VIDEOS Here are the top videocassette rentals for the week reported by Network Video in McCandless, West View and Hampton 1. "Beetlejuiee," Michael Keaton.Geena Davis 2. "Bright Lights, Big City,," MichaeU Fox 3. "Little Nlkita," River Phoenix, Sidney Pettier 4. "Two Moon Junction," Shenlyn Fenn Richard Tyson 5. "Jack's Back," James Spader, Cynthia Gibb 6. "Friday the 13th, Part VII," Paramount 7. "Serpent and the Rainbow," Bill Pullman Cathy 8 "All New Not So Great Moments In Sports," 9. "Cinderella," Walt Disney 10. "She's Having a Baby," Kevin Bacon Elizabeth Magovern THANKS Ross Township would like to thank the following sponsors for its 6th annual 5K Run They are as follows The Murray Agency, Amarraca, Baskin Robbins, Bob Evans, Burger King, Chili's ' Cosmopolitan Lifestyle, Cost Cutters, Coupon Powers (The Reese Brothers Dan Dee Car Wash Inc Also, Denny's Dunkm Donuts, Living Well Pitne$s Center, Mandy's, Northway Auto Wash, Pittsburgh Penguins, Pittsburgh Steelers, Pizza flut, RedBmJ Inn, Wendy's and West Penn Billiard Co°^ Special thanks' to Pennsylvania Army National Guard Co A 28th Signal Battalion, Site PL 93 and Hills Junior High School Student Council-Friends of Council · · · Robert D Kenneweg of Shaler wants to publicly Thank You to the anonymous shopper at the Route (Shaler) Giant Eagle Saturday for turning his lost wallet in to the store manager "This good deed helps maintain my faith in the fundamental goodness of mankind, ' Kenneweg wrote CALENDAR Oktoberfest -- Most Holy Name Troy Hill, has Oktoberfest planned Saturday Oct 29 complete with German food and entertainment until the wee hours Food will be sold from 4 to 8 3 0 p m and trio will play from 6 30 to 8 30 From 8 30 ^activities in the school hall include the school children from 8 30 to 9, the Alpen Schuh Platter Kinder and Bill Dorfner and the Barons All adults will receive a souvenir mug Donation $3 50 for adults and $1 50 for children 6 to 16 Those under 6 are admitted free · · » Candidates night -- North Hills League of Women Voters is sponsoring a Meet the Candidates night 7 30 Wednesday Nov 2 at Northland Library Cumberland Road McCandless Candidates for the 28th 29th 30th and 31st Legislative Districts have been invited to discuss u each believes are the three most pressing issues facing the state legislature The candidates Elaine Farmer and Dale New man David Mayermk and John 0 Bnen u r ian Clark and Gordon Kennedy and Richard Cess j r and Helen Hrabar will then separate to discuss the particular concerns of his-her district with voters · · · Columbus program -- The La Roche College Literary Society will present Will the Real Christopher Columbus Please Stand Lp a t 8 p Friday Oct 28 m the Ryan Room of the College Center Babcock Boulevard McCandless Dr G Foster Provost, professor emeritus of English at Duquesne and research associate for Columbus Studies at the John Carter Brown Librarv at Brow University will present a lecture with slides on the of Christopher Columbus Admission is free and the public is welcome reception will follow the program · · · \sthma ad\ice -- The Pittsburgh Allergv and \sthmaLeaguewillmeetfrom7 30 to 9 W p m at Northland Public Library 300 Cumberland Road McCandless Cindy Rowe R N will answer questions about asthma medications and hospital procedures offer advice on how to make tnps to the hospital traumatic Dr Alexis Falek, a psychologist will discuss asthma s impact on the family

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