Full video of borough council’s Sept. 13, 2021 meeting.
In a previous column I remember writing that “Ed Weise was the best ‘best friend’ a teen-aged boy could ever have”. And indeed he was; his passing has triggered an avalanche of memories for me. Despite being saddened by his death, it is easy for me to celebrate his life and the portion of it… [Read More]
Last week, at least eight Chartiers Valley High School students staged a mid-day walkout because they do not want wear facemasks at school during the current global pandemic. Although the students were small in number, they were big on media coverage, as a WPXI news crew waited at the bottom of the school’s entrance to… [Read More]
There’s still time to enter the chamber of commerce raffle for the chance to win a new Chevy Trailblazer but you might have to act fast. More than 75% of of the 750 the tickets have already been sold for the drawing, which takes place on Thursday, Sept. 23 at 5 p.m. at Colussy Chevrolet…. [Read More]
Noblemen in Scotland employed ghillies as caretakers of the forests and streams on their extensive estates; that seems like an appropriate description of the role I have assumed in my regular visits to the natural park adjacent to my home. Part of my responsibility is to inspect all parts of the park. It is a… [Read More]
Via SouthFayettePA.com: A 200-foot section of the 5100 block of Thoms Run Road in Collier Township is closed from 9 a.m. on Monday, September 20, 2021, until sometime in November, according to the Allegheny County Department of Public Works. The traffic detour uses Thoms Run Road, Oakdale Road, Hilltop Road, and Forsythe Road. All homes… [Read More]
Pounding rain from the remnants of Hurricane Ida triggered a flood that sent water pouring into 37 residential basements and 19 businesses in Bridgeville’s Baldwin Street corridor early Wednesday morning. Starting around 5:30 a.m., water began rising on Baldwin Street. Twenty minutes later, police and firefighters were evacuating residents and closing streets. The flooding continued… [Read More]