Friday, March 22, 2013
Need some more books to read? Stop by the book sale Friday through Tuesday.
If you're running low on reading material, head over to the C.C. Mellor Memorial Library's annual Book Sale this weekend. The sale begins today, March 22, and will run through through Tuesday, March 26 in the ballroom of the Edgewood Community House, 1 Pennwood Ave. Readers of all ages and interests have thousands of items to choose from—books, movies, books on tape and CD, music CDs and tapes, magazines, and children’s games. Everything is at bargain prices and proceeds benefit the library. The event kicks off Friday with a Preview Party for area residents and their guests from 6:30 to 9:30 pm. Hosted by the Drop Dead Book Club, this is a time to browse and buy books in a relaxed atmosphere with food, drink and conversation. The cost per …
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 …
Saturday, March 16, 2013
Lots of Forest Hills-Regent Square area restaurants, shops and other great places can be found in our directory. Review them here!
This week's business spotlight is Foli's Place, located on Brinton Road in Edgewood. It's easy to spot the red-and-white exterior of this neighborhood restaurant and bar. The menu includes burgers, pasta, crab cakes, chicken wings and more. Have you been there? Review this restaurant on the Foli's Place directory listing. ________________________ "Like" Patch on Facebook. | Follow us on Twitter. | Sign up for our daily email newsletter.
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Volunteers are needed to help with this community event.
C.C. Mellor Memorial Library's annual Book Sale will be held March 22 through 26 in the ballroom of the Edgewood Community House, 1 Pennwood Ave., Edgewood. Readers of all ages and interests will find lots to choose from among the thousands of items in the sale: books, movies, books on tape and CD, music CDs and tapes, magazines, and children’s games. Everything is at bargain prices and proceeds benefit C.C. Mellor. The weekend kicks off with a Preview Party for area residents and their guests on Friday, March 22, from 6:30 to 9:30 pm. Hosted by the Drop Dead Book Club, this is a great time to join your friends and neighbors in browsing and purchasing books in a relaxed atmosphere with plenty of good food, drink and conversation. The cost …
Sunday, March 10, 2013
An eight-week, non-credit course will be offered on the Edgewood campus.
The Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf will offer a spring session of American Sign Language classes on the school's Edgewood campus, 300 East Swissvale Ave. The eight-week, non-credit courses meet every Wednesday evening from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Three levels of ASL will be taught. The classes not only teach signing skills, but also promote a greater understanding of deaf culture through interaction with deaf and hard of hearing people. The fee for the session is $60 and is due with registration. Information and registration forms are available on the website at wpsd.org. Contact Crystal Davis at email@example.com for additional information on the classes. The Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf is a tuition-free, non-profit school…
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.
Monday, February 18, 2013
Here are 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. Sales Advisor for One to One Interactions (Edgewood) One to One Interactions is the exclusive in-store sampling and consumer experience event provider for Giant Eagle Supermarkets. A part-time job is available for the Edgewood location. Direct Care Staff for Mainstay Life Services (Swissvale) Direct care staff needed to assist adults with developmental disabilities in Swissvale community homes. Management at Philips (Forest Hills) This role exists to lead and manage the software as a service and related other technology to human capital resources related to medSage and Encore Business …
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
'Rich Blocks, Poor Blocks' Map lets you see the median income for your neighborhood in Forest Hills, Swissvale, Edgewood, Wilkinsburg and surrounding communities.
An interactive map at the Rich Blocks, Poor Blocks website offers a glimpse at median household incomes, by neighborhoods, in the Forest Hills-Regent Square area—or anywhere in the country. Take, for instance, the Swissvale neighborhood between the South Braddock Avenue business district and Frick Park. The number shows a median household income of $80,781. Yet the neighborhood between McClure Street, the East Busway and Rankin has a median household income of $25,313. In comparison, the statewide middle-class income range is $44,750 and $54,425. The information for the map is obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau's 2007-2011 American Community Survey. The neighborhood near the Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf in Edgewood has a …
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
The Allegheny County Medical Examiner's Office said hypertensive cardiovascular disease contributed to 81-year-old Laurie McDonald's death.
Laurie McDonald, the 81-year-old elderly Bridgeville man who went missing Thursday in Wilkinsburg, died of hypothermia and hypertensive cardiovascular disease, the Allegheny County Medical Examiner's Office said Wednesday afternoon. McDonald was found dead Sunday afternoon over an embankment in a wooded area near the Edgewood Borough dump, located alongside the Parkway East, according to Edgewood police. Allegheny County Homicide Unit and the medical examiner's office responded to the scene Sunday. Bridgeville police Chief Chad King said McDonald left for a doctor’s appointment in Homewood on Thursday and apparently got lost on his way home. He somehow ended up on an access road near the Digital building on the Wilkinsburg/Forest Hills …
Monday, January 28, 2013
Laurie "Larry" McDonald, the Bridgeville man who went missing Thursday night, was found Sunday afternoon in a wooded area.
The missing Bridgeville man who vanished Thursday night has been found dead in Edgewood, according to authorities. The body of Laurie “Larry” McDonald, 81, was found in a wooded area not far from the Parkway East, Bridgeville police Chief Chad King said. WPXI-TV reported McDonald’s body was found around 4:30 p.m. Sunday. King said McDonald left for a doctor’s appointment in Homewood on Thursday and apparently got lost on his way home. He somehow ended up on an access road, King said, and either crashed his car or got stuck in the mud. McDonald then called his wife around 9 p.m. Thursday to say he saw a gas station and planned to walk through a wooded area to get assistance. Wilkinsburg police found the car around 9:30 p.m. and had it towed…