Celebrate the joy of reading by bringing the kids to Bedtime Story Rox. This FREE annual literacy festival will feature fun arts and crafts, guest readers and more!
Renewal Coffee is the latest business to call McKees Rocks its home. The upstart coffee shop will be moving into the Father Ryan Arts Center, located at 420 Chartiers Avenue in McKees Rocks thanks to a partnership with the McKees […]
Beginning August 1st, 2016, the school readiness app “Ready Rosie” will be available for free to residents of the 15136 zip code. Ready Rosie provides short videos of activities for parents, caregivers and even teachers to do with children […]
By Lydia Morin Focus on Renewal is excited to launch their newest free program geared towards families, The Family Table. The program will promote a range of healthy habits for families. Participating families will leave the program with the skills […]
Michelle Flannery gives a thumbs up to Dustin, one of her Ready To Work success stories. Lydia Morin | F.O.R. No one is more proud of her Ready to Work clients than Focus On Renewal’s Michelle Flannery. The work readiness specialist […]
The second of our annual facade renovation projects nears completion. Taris Vrcek | MRCDC During the past year, the staff and board at McKees Rocks Development Corporation have fully embraced plans unveiled in 2015 for a ‘complete community’ strategy. In […]
Another black man is shot by a white police officer, and we ask what comes next? How do we heal? How do we protect our children? How do we survive this state, this country, this world? In the winter of […]
Lydia Morin | FOR A t-shirt honoring Father Don Fisher and all of his work in the Sto-Rox Area recently has been unveiled by Focus on Renewal. The co-founder of the social services organization, Fisher was still very much active […]