Thursday, April 18, 2013
Here's a list of some places to take items that should not be sent to landfills or placed at the curb.
Although Earth Day is officially April 22, it's not too early for residents of Dormont Borough and Brookline to begin to look at ways to be more environmentally friendly. The following is a list of items, provided in part by the Allegheny County Health Department, that should not be in landfills and generally aren't collected through municipal recycling. Listed below those items are places at which those items can be disposed/recycled. Appliances Tube City, West Mifflin Borough Appliance Warehouse, South Side Local Goodwill Stores may also accept some small appliances. Automotive Oils PetroMax, Collier Township Batteries Batteries Plus, Castle Shannon Borough Pennsylvania Resources Council, South Side Batteries, Automobile Batteries Plus, …
Thursday, March 7, 2013
The reloadable plastic smart cards are intended to eliminate the need for paper passes and tickets, according to the Port Authority of Allegheny County.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Cindi Lash
Thursday, March 7
Giant Eagle's Market District store in Bethel Park and its store in Mt. Lebanon on Cochran Road are among nearly 50 of the grocery chain's locations that will begin selling and renewing the Port Authority's new ConnectCard. The reloadable smart cards are intended to replace paper transit passes and tickets, according to a statement from the Port Authority. Transit patrons can purchase weekly or monthly passes and load that amount onto their cards, then present the cards to ride a Port Authority vehicle. The Market District store is located at 7000 Oxford Drive. The Mt. Lebanon store is located at 1717 Cochran Road. Both stores will permit customers to buy and load a card for weekly or monthly use and to check their balances. The new cards …
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Josh Harrison will appear at the mall from 6 to 7:30 p.m.
UPDATED: Dec. 11, 12:40 p.m. - - - - - 2nd UPDATE, per scheduling change by Pittsburgh Pirates: Dec. 11, 2:36 p.m. - - - - - The Pittsburgh Pirates 2012 Winter Caravan stops at the South Hills Village Mall from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday in the person of infielder/outfielder Josh Harrison. Harrison will sign free autographs at the event. Due to scheduling changes, centerfielder Andrew McCutchen, pitchers Jared Hughes and Justin Wilson, coach Jeff Banister and broadcaster Greg Brown will NOT be joining Harrison at this mall appearance. At South Hills Village, the autograph session is expected to be set up in the middle of the first floor, by the escalator and near Abercrombie & Fitch (map). This article originally appeared on Baldwin-…
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
But long-term restrictions will resume there in the spring.
Good news for folks in Pittsburgh's South Hills area, as the detours and restrictions that have been in place since March at the Broughton Road-Baptist Road intersection in Bethel Park are scheduled to be removed by Nov. 30, weather permitting. Crews from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation District 11-0 are completing temporary traffic signal work needed to reopen that intersection. And in fact, some movements through the intersection may be possible ahead of the full late November reopening. But the project will not be completely finished until late in 2013, according to a PennDOT news release. Some utility work may continue through this winter with short-term restrictions at that time, followed by additional long-term, single-…
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
St. Clair Hospital has opened a new “state-of-the-art” Breast Care Center in Bethel Park that is designed to ease the stress of examinations and surgical procedures.
- BREAST CANCER AWARENESS
- Mike Jones
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
St. Clair Hospital has opened a new “state-of-the-art” Breast Care Center in Bethel Park that is designed to ease the stress of examinations and surgical procedures. The new facility on the third floor of St. Clair’s Outpatient Center across from South Hills Village Mall opened Monday and is serving the South Hills community. Relaxing photos of flowers and the beach hang on walls with soothing colors. “It’s a whole change in atmosphere,” St. Clair spokesman Bob Crytzer said. “That’s a big part of the attitude.” All services that include mammograms, ultrasounds, biopsies, consultation and surgery can be performed at the outpatient center. Patients who come for testing or treatment won’t have to wait to schedule new procedures or …
Monday, September 10, 2012
The South Park haunted house attracts residents from all over the Pittsburgh area.
Are you ready for a scare? In operation for nine years as the largest not-for-profit haunted house in Pennsylvania, Hundred Acres Manor in Bethel Park will open its doors for the 2012 Halloween season on Friday, Sept. 14. Hundred Acres Manor, officially located at 100 Acres Drive, Bethel Park, PA 15102, in Allegheny County's South Park, is considered by many critics, including those at TopHaunts.com and at HauntWorld.com, to be one of the world's top haunted houses. Hundred Acres is also a top philanthropic organization, as proceeds from the yearly attraction benefit two major charities in western Pennsylvania—the Homeless Children's Education Fund and Animal Friends. According to a news release, two new attractions will hit Hundred Acres …
Wednesday, July 4, 2012
A 19-year-old college student placed first in the 20,000-meter race walk Sunday in the U.S. Olympic trials.
A 19-year-old from Bethel Park has qualified to compete in the 2012 Olympic Games in London next month. Trevor Barron, a computer science major at Colorado College who just completed his freshman year, won the U.S. Olympic trials' 20,000-meter race walk (50 laps around the Hayward Field track) in 1:23:00.10, setting three records in the process, according to armorytrack.com. His 1:02:06.57 was an American record at 15,000 on the track, and the final 1:23.00.10 was both "an all-time Olympic trials best and an American best-ever, anywhere, on the track," the site reports. Many are saying his T-shirt said it all. It read: "Pray For Colorado," representing those who have had to evacuate their homes leaving precious keepsakes behind because of…
Wednesday, November 30, 2011
Verna Hreha, 82, of Jefferson Hills, was last seen Tuesday in Bethel Park.
- POLICE & FIRE
Wednesday, November 30, 2011
Verna Hreha, 82, of Jefferson Hills has been reported missing and was last seen Tuesday at a Bethel Park business, saying she was lost. Hreha, a 5-foot-5-inch, 135 pound white woman with short gray hair, was last seen driving her car, a silver 2011 Hyundai Elantra with a Pennsylvania license plate, through a Swissvale neighborhood and asking for directions. She was seen in Bethel Park late Tuesday afternoon. She is in need of medication. If you have seen Hreha or know where she is, please call the Dormont Police Department at 412-561-8900, the Jefferson Hills Police Department at 412-655-2222, or call 911.
Tuesday, October 18, 2011
A roundup of the region's top stories for Tuesday, Oct. 18.
Here are today's top stories from Patch sites in your area: Police: 75-Year-Old Woman Pulls Gun on Officer, Standoff Ensues #1 Cochran Proposes New Dealership Showroom in Brookline Booze Used to Light Man's Leg on Fire No Injuries Reported After Small Kitchen Fire at Juniper Grill More Details Available of Mt. Lebanon-Baldwin Twp. Athletics Complex Up For Bid: 15 Bachelors For Breast Cancer Awareness
Thursday, October 13, 2011
The items may have been contaminated by listeria, which causes food poisoning.
Giant Eagle, including the Market District South Hills location, has issued a recall of bags of shredded iceberg lettuce, as well as certain sandwich rings, because they may have been contaminated by listeria, which causes food poisoning. Any customers with bags of "F.M. shredded lettuce" with the UPC code "3003430195" should return those bags to Giant Eagle for a full refund. Because contaminated lettuce may have been used in Giant Eagle's Italian, New York and All-American sandwich rings, customers should return those sandwich rings, as well, for a full refund. The UPC codes of the sandwich rings are "23755100000," "24755500000," "22755100000," "25755500000," "21755100000" and "26755500000." Giant Eagle's customer service number is 1–800…