Tuesday, April 2, 2013
This year's primary election will be May 21. Take a look at who filed to be on the ballot.
There are several government seats—council, school board, mayoral—up for grabs this year in Forest Hills, Regent Square, Edgewood, Swissvale and the Woodland Hills School District. This year's primary election is on May 21. Republicans and Democrats are seeking their party's nomination to appear in the general election ballot in November. Here's a look at who filed to run in local races. Mayor—Incumbent Marty B. O’Malley, a Democrat, is running unopposed. Tax Collector—Incumbent Janet Yuros Sullivan, a Democrat, is running unopposed. Council, four four-year terms—Incumbents William Tomasic and Markus Erbeldinger, as well as James Kiley are running on the Democratic ticket. No Republicans are running. Mayor—Incumbent J. Edward Cook, a …
Monday, April 1, 2013
Make sure your car is parked on the right side of the road.
Street-sweeping season begins in Edgewood and Swissvale this week! Weather permitting, street sweeping in both boroughs will start on April 1. Residents are asked to check the signs posted their street for the schedule for sweeping. On your scheduled day, remove your vehicle from that side of the road so the sweeper can clean the street. ________________________ "Like" Patch on Facebook. | Follow us on Twitter. | Sign up for our daily email newsletter.
Friday, March 29, 2013
Here's a roundup of some Easter services at local churches.
Churches in the Forest Hills-Regent Square area are hosting Easter services. Here's a roundup: Forest Hills Christ Lutheran Church—A Good Friday Tenebrae Service will be held at 7:30 p.m. On Saturday, there will be a children's Easter event from 9:45 a.m. to noon. On Easter, there will be a sunrise service at 6 a.m., breakfast at 7 a.m., and Divine Services at 8:15 and 11 a.m. Forest Hills Presbyterian Church—The church will hold a worship service on Easter morning at 10:30. Hope Lutheran Church—A Good Friday Taize Prayer will be held at 7 p.m. and a Tenebrae Service at 8 p.m. An Easter service will be held at 9:30 a.m. Sunday with breakfast following. Regent Square Waverly Presbyterian Church (Point Breeze)—There will be a Good Friday …
There are still plenty of opportunities for children to enjoy the Easter holiday.
Remember to enjoy these upcoming Easter Egg Hunts in the Forest Hills-Regent Square area: Forest Hills—Christ Lutheran Church and School in Forest Hills will host a children's Easter event on Saturday, March 30, from 9:45 a.m. to noon. For more information, click here. Regent Square—The Regent Square Civic Association's egg hunt will be held on Saturday, March 30, from 10 to 11 a.m. at the parklet on Sanders Avenue and Richmond Street. Children ages 8 and younger are invited to hunt for candy and prize-filled eggs. Small bags to hold eggs will be provided and other fun activities are planned. No restrooms are available at the parklet. In event of inclement weather, the festivities will be moved to the Wilkins School Community Center, 7604…
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Here's the Edgewood police blotter for March 14 to March 21.
The following incidents were reported to the Edgewood Police Department. Information was obtained from call logs and police reports. Theft An East End Avenue reported a broken passenger side window on their vehicle on March 15. About $1 in change was stolen from the glove compartment. Assist Edgewood police assisted the Swissvale Police Department with a disturbance at Murrays Cafe on Noble Street. Retail theft Giant Eagle at Edgewood Towne Centre will privately prosecute someone for committing retail theft on March 20. ________________________ "Like" Patch on Facebook. | Follow us on Twitter. | Sign up for our daily email newsletter.
Monday, March 25, 2013
Allegheny County police have charged a 19-year-old with rape.
A 19-year-old Swissvale resident will face rape charges in Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas. Allegheny County police have charged Russell Jeremy Valdez with rape and sexual assault after a Jan. 6 incident. A preliminary hearing before Forest Hills District Justice Thomas Caulfield was scheduled for March 20, and he was held for court. Valdez is accused of sexually assaulting and raping an acquaintance at a Monongahela Avenue residence. Valdez is being held at the Allegheny County Jail. Bail is set at $100,000. His formal arraignment in common pleas court will be on May 7 at 11 a.m. ________________________ "Like" Patch on Facebook. | Follow us on Twitter. | Sign up for our daily email newsletter.
Sunday, March 24, 2013
The snow is expected to start Sunday night.
Though it's officially spring, it seems as though the Forest Hills-Regent Square area will experience some more winter weather. The National Weather Service in Pittsburgh has issued a Winter Storm Warning for the entire Pittsburgh region, including Forest Hills, Regent Square, Edgewood and Swissvale. The warning is in effect from 11 p.m. Sunday through 11 a.m. Monday. Snow is expected to be most intense from midnight Sunday through the pre-dawn hours of Monday, accumulating 4 to 7 inches before ending by Monday afternoon. Heavy snow could make traveling hazardous. Here's a look at the forecast for the area: Forest Hills-Regent Square Patch will provide updated information about the weather and travel conditions. Stay with us and tell us …
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Take a look at our 2013 Easter event list!
Easter 2013 is just around the corner and there are a lot of fun events occurring in the Forest Hills-Regent and surrounding areas! If we missed any events, let us know in the comments! Here's a roundup: Easter Egg Hunts (ordered by date) Edgewood—Edgewood's Annual Easter Egg Hunt will be held Saturday, March 23, at noon at Koenig Field, 401 Greendale Ave.. Bring you own basket to collect eggs! Children ages 2 to 10 are welcome. For more information, call 412-242-4824 or visit www.edgewood.pgh.pa.us. Monroeville—The Monroeville Parks and Recreation Easter Egg Hunt will be held Saturday, March 23, at 10 a.m. at Monroeville Community Park West, 2399 Tilbrook Rd. All children ages 2 to 10 are welcome to attend. There is no cost. The rec …
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Kitchen renovation on 1920s house wins the prize.
The kitchen renovation done by Sean Derry and Coreen Farris in their Swissvale home won in the small project category (under $50,000) of the PG Renovation Inspiration Contest. To find out more, click here. ________________________ "Like" Patch on Facebook. | Follow us on Twitter. | Sign up for our daily email newsletter.
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Share your snow photos with us today!
With no school for Woodland Hills and Pittsburgh students, there'll be more time for building snowmen and making snow angels. How about sending us your photos to see how the snow looks in your neighborhood? You don't even have to leave the comfort of your home. Tell us in the comments box about the road conditions where you live. ________________________ "Like" Patch on Facebook. | Follow us on Twitter. | Sign up for our daily email newsletter.