Monday, May 20, 2013
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.
Here are some quick things you need to know about Tuesday's primary election. Join Patch for more community news or join us on Facebook and Twitter.
Monday, May 13, 2013
Single-lane restrictions are expected to occur through Thursday, May 16.
Work to remove protective shielding under the bridge that carries the Parkway East (I-376) over South Braddock Avenue in the Edgewood and Swissvale boroughs is expected to continue this week. Single lane traffic will occur as needed on South Braddock Avenue, in the area of the I-376 bridge, weekdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. through Thursday, May 16. Only one direction will be restricted at a time. No restrictions will occur on the Parkway East. Join Patch for more community news or join us on Facebook and Twitter.
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Do you need a job? Some of these listings might be for you.
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. Wilkinsburg police officer (Wilkinsburg) Qualified persons are invited to apply to the Borough of Wilkinsburg Civil Service Commission to take competitive examinations leading to eligibility for appointment as a Patrol Officer for the Wilkinsburg Police Department. An application form and details of the selection process may be obtained at the Wilkinsburg Borough Building, located at 605 Ross Ave. Financial Analyst (Forest Hills) The Financial Analyst at Community Life collects and studies data to determine costs of business activities, and prepare budgets and forecasts, and makes …
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Here's a look at some local job 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. Assessment Specialist for Holy Family Institute (Swissvale) The Assessment Specialist provides service planning, counseling, parent education, case management, risk assessment, facilitating family communication and identifying mental health risk and services for both children and adults. Services are provided in the family’s home. GoGetter at GetGo (Regent Square) The GetGo on South Braddock Avenue is seeking a part-time employee. Responsibilities include manning the register and watching customers at the gas pumps. Addictions Counselor for Pyramid Healthcare Inc. (Wilkinsburg) Responsible…
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Here's a PennDOT update.
Work to replace a traffic monitoring camera on the Parkway East will occur on today, April 17, weather permitting. To allow the work to occur, a single lane closure will occur on the outbound (eastbound) Parkway East between the Edgewood/Swissvale (Exit 77) and Wilkinsburg/Forest Hills (Exit 78) interchanges from 9 a.m. to noon. Motorists should use caution, slow down, and expect stop conditions when traveling through the area. Visit 511pa.com or call 511 from any phone to check traffic conditions on most major roadways before traveling. ______________________ "Like" Patch on Facebook. | Follow us on Twitter. | Sign up for our daily email newsletter.
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Forest Hills-Regent Square area residents were signed up to run the famous race, which was rocked by two explosions about three hours after the winners crossed the finish line.
Several Pittsburgh area residents—including some from Wilkinsburg, Edgewood, Swissvale and Park Place—who were running the Boston Marathon are OK after two explosions near the finish line killed three and injured many. They took to social media to let people know they were safe. Leyah Valgardson of Swissvale alerted her Facebook friends Monday afternoon that she was unharmed. "The Lord was very mindful of me, my sister Chalyce and my colleagues and blessed us with safety," she wrote. "I ask each of you to join me in praying for those who were affected by today's tragedies." Frank Oberlitner of Wilkinsburg Tweeted on Monday that he, his family and friends were all safe. Greg Barnhisel of Park Place near Regent Square finished the race in 3 …
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 …
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 …