Celebrate the Festival of Lights with these local services and events.
This year, Hanukkah begins on the evening of Saturday, Dec. 8, and ends a week later on Sunday, Dec. 16. According to Chabad.org, Hanukkah starts on the Hebrew calendar date of 25 Kislev and lasts for eight days. For those of us who aren't attuned to the Jewish calendar, that translates to sundown on Saturday, Dec. 8. Chabad Jewish Center of Monroville will ignite a public six-foot menorah followed by a community-wide celebration on the third evening of Chanukah (Hanukkah), which falls on Monday, Dec. 10, at 5:30pm at the Holiday Inn Monroeville, 2750 Mosside Blvd. in Monroeville. The ceremony will include menorah lighting, live music, traditional Chanuka foods such as Latkes and Donuts, Chanuka crafts for children and great entertainment…
Here's a look at the Monroeville hospital's newest addition.
Sunday, April 29, 2012
Dr. Christoph Kaufmann has been named the new Medical Director of Trauma Services at Forbes Regional Hospital in Monroeville. Forbes announced earlier this year its intention to pursue a Level II trauma designation from the state. Prior to joining Forbes Regional, Kaufmann was the Medical Director of Trauma, Critical Care, and Emergency Surgery at Johnson City Medical Center in Johnson City, TN. During this time, he also held an appointment as a Professor of Surgery at East Tennessee State University. Kaufmann retired from the US Army in 2002 as a Colonel in the Medical Corps. He attended medical school at the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences in Bethesda, MD, and completed his surgical residency training at Tripler Army …