Monday, May 20, 2013
The primary election is Tuesday. See which area races are contested.
The Pennsylvania primary election is on Tuesday, and there are some contested races in the Forest Hills-Regent Square area. Candidates are seeking their party's nomination to appear on the ballot during the November general election. Here's a look at who is on the ballot: Woodland Hills School Board At-large, 4-year term (1 seat) Republicans—Maria Athens, Michael Belmonte, Jon Coulter, Colleen Filiak and Fred Kuhn Democrats—Jeff Hanchett, Dennis Robinson, Maria Athens, Michael Belmonte, Jon Coulter, Colleen Filiak and Fred Kuhn. At-large, 2-year term (1 seat) Republican—Fred Kuhn Democrat—Jeff Hanchett and Fred Kuhn Region 2, 4-year term (1 seat) Republicans—Jon Coulter and Fred Kuhn Democrats—Robert Clanagan, Jeff Hanchett, Jon Coulter …
Find out where to vote, how the Voter ID Law affects you and what to do if you're voting for the first time or at a new polling place.
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Sunday, May 19, 2013
Missed the news this week?
Busy week? No downtime? Missed the news? Don't sweat it. Here's a list of this week's top stories on the Forest Hills-Regent Square Patch: 1. Forest Hills & Wilkinsburg Officials to Meet About Sherwood Road Traffic, Noise 2. Renovations in Woodland Hills Academy's Future 3. Teen Injured After Crashing Bike Into Parked Car 4. Edgewood Police Handle Several Retail Thefts 5. Wilkinsburg Judge Hears Six DUI Cases Join Patch for more community news or join us on Facebook and Twitter.
Here are some highlights of events and/or announcements published by our readers this week.
The Forest Hills-Regent Square Patch can't exist without you. Our staff of reporters and editors combine with community-generated content to keep readers informed of what's happening in our area. This week was no different, as evidenced by this list of highlights from our Events and/or Announcements sections (published by readers since Monday): 1. Second Saturday Divorce Workshop for Women 2. Drum Lessons 3. Free Yoga, Meditation and Enlightening Discourses by Swami Mukundananda! 4. Pittsburgh's World Refugee Day Celebration 5. Bullock Park Appreciation Day THE SEQUEL (This list is not exhaustive and does not include other great reader-published events and announcements.) Click here to add your own event, and click here to add your own …
Saturday, May 18, 2013
An anniversary event will be held on Sunday, May 19.
Head over to the Square Cafe this weekend to celebrate its 10th anniversary. On Sunday, May 19, the Regent Square restaurant will be hosting a day filled with music by DJ Selecta and entertainment for guests of all ages to enjoy. There will be a balloon twister, caricature artist, photo booth, and more. There will be a special pop up entertainment surprise between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. For more information, visit the Square Cafe on Facebook by clicking here or visit the event page. Join Patch for more community news or join us on Facebook and Twitter.
Friday, May 17, 2013
Tell us which candidates you're backing in the May 21 primary.
Nine candidates are vying for seats on the Woodland Hills School District Board of Education during the May 21 primary election, while two candidates from Pittsburgh Public Schools (PPS)' District 1 are looking for spots on the PPS Board of Directors. District 1 includes Pittsburgh's Regent Square neighborhood, while Woodland Hills includes Forest Hills Borough, Edgewood Borough and Swissvale Borough, among other municipalities. The names of the candidates are listed below, and Patch wants to know: Who are you voting for? And why? Tell your neighbors in the comments section below who the most qualified people are. School director at large, one four-year term—Incumbents Colleen Filiak and Fred Kuhn as well as Jon Coulter, Michael Belmonte …
Thursday, May 16, 2013
Need a job? Check out these listings!
Here are some of the latest job openings in and near the Forest Hills-Regent Square area. To see more information on each job, click on the links below. Summer Nanny (Forest Hills) A family is seeking a part-time nanny for two children from June 3 to Aug. 14. Summer Nanny (Swissvale) Nanny needed for three children Monday through Friday from June 18 to Aug. 18. Dog Walker (Regent Square) Family is seeking a mid-day dog walker for its 15-week-old boxer mix puppy. Medical Secretary (Point Breeze) Outpatient dialysis facility in Point Breeze is seeking highly motivated and friendly individual for a part-time (30 hours per week) medical secretary position. Must have knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and medical terminology. To look for more…
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Sunday, May 12, 2013
Temperatures Sunday night through Monday morning are expected to dip below freezing.
Temperatures Sunday night through Monday morning are expected to dip below freezing. Loading... Upload Photos and Videos Got a plan to protect your plants? The National Weather Service in Pittsburgh has issued a freeze warning from 1 a.m. to 9 a.m. Monday. A freeze warning means sub-freezing temperatures are imminent or highly likely. In addition, frost is expected not only Sunday night, but Monday night as well. Here's a more detailed look at the forecast: Join Patch for more community news or join us on Facebook and Twitter.
Missed the news this week?
Busy week? No downtime? Missed the news? Don't sweat it. Here's a list of this week's top stories on the Forest Hills-Regent Square Patch: 1. Forest Hills Council Takes Next Step to Allow Urban Farming 2. Traffic Stops, Thefts and Hit and Runs Keep Edgewood Police Busy 3. Woman Dies After School Bus Accident in Forest Hills 4. Woodland Hills Nominated for Seven Gene Kelly Awards 5. Office Building in Forest Hills Burglarized Join Patch for more community news or join us on Facebook and Twitter.