Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Giant Eagle and Shop 'n Save are participating until May 29.
Giant Eagle and Shop 'n Save customers are offering a gasoline promotion through Wednesday, May 29. Customers who spend $50 using a Giant Eagle Advantage Card at Pittsburgh-area Giant Eagle stores, including the Giant Eagle on Washington Pike and the Giant Eagle on Cochran Rd., will receive double fuelperks! at GetGo fuel and convenience store locations. In a similar promotion, Shop 'n Save shoppers will receive 20 cents off per gallon of gas for every $50 they spend on groceries. The promotions come just in time for the Memorial Day holiday weekend, when millions are expected to travel the nation’s highways. Join Patch for more community news or join us on Facebook and Twitter.
Saturday, May 18, 2013
The upcoming career fairs will include employers from UPMC, Goodwill, Giant Eagle, PNC Bank, University of Pittsburgh, U.S. Steel, St. Clair Hospital, Asko Inc. and others.
WorkAble will be holding a career fair from 9 a.m. to noon on Tuesday, May 21, at the nearby South Hills Interfaith Ministry offices in Bethel Park. If you can't make it the SHIM career fair, another will be held from 9 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, May 22, at the Millvale Community Center. The career fairs will include employers from UPMC, Goodwill, Giant Eagle, PNC Bank, The University of Pittsburgh, U.S. Steel, St. Clair Hospital, Asko Inc. and others. Individuals wishing to attend either date must register in advance by calling 412-586-3732. Launched in the fall of 2012 and supported by the United Way of Allegheny County, WorkAble is a county-wide employment and critical needs service for financially struggling adults; especially those …
Friday, May 17, 2013
Whether they are in the city or country, there are places near home where you can find fresh produce—or get seedlings to grow your own.
To every thing there is a season—and we are in the season of planting. Despite the frost warnings this week, May is the time when many plants take root. And not far behind are the early harvests. There are a number of local farms that provide a variety of seedlings and sprouts, produce, and other products as the growing season progresses. Some are out in the country, while others are urban farms. (Check out the video in this article's media gallery of Garden Dreams Urban Farm & Nursery in Wilkinsburg.) According to the LocalHarvest.org website, most produce in the United States is picked 4-7 days before being placed on supermarket shelves and is shipped for an average of 1,500 miles before being sold. Fortunately for Chartiers Valley-area …
Thursday, May 16, 2013
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Tuesday, May 14, 2013
The Mt. Lebanon grocery store's 'Interview Day' is next week.
The site of the old Roth Carpet building in Mt. Lebanon has quickly gone from a pile of rubble to a beautiful brick building on the corner of Route 19 and Connor Roads. The building is a new European-style specialty grocery store, called The Fresh Market, and officials there are looking to fill more than two dozens positions. A variety of jobs are available. An assistant front end manager, seafood specialist and cheese specialist are among the opportunities open. Some part-time work is also needed. Click here for a look at all the job listings. The new store's "Interview Day" is scheduled from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 22. To be considered and scheduled for an interview, apply online first. Join Patch for more community news or …
Saturday, May 11, 2013
Do you know where to get decorations with your school's colors? Specialty cakes? Signs for the yard?
Graduation season is quickly approaching, and parents of high school seniors are already planning special parties to celebrate. Local bakeries, party stores and other businesses offer school-color cakes, signs announcing the graduation, balloons and sometimes novelties, such as a multi-serving sandwich baked into the shape of the school mascot. Eat'n Park has gotten into the act via SmileyCookie.com. The restaurant chain's famous sugar cookies can be ordered online decked out in Chartiers Valley Colts colors. So, tell us in the comments box below: Where have you found specialty graduation food or party supplies for your Colt? Or, if you have an idea to help make another parent's planning a bit easier, share your tips here! Like the …
Have you seen our local Jobs board?
It's never easy looking for work—full-time or otherwise. But Patch is your home for all things Bridgeville, Heidelberg, Collier and Scott, including job-hunting. That's why we offer our our local Jobs section where you can find employment listings in or near the four communities. The section is free and easy to use and allows readers to sort listings by category, company and/or other options. Start hunting here. By the way, we have a separate page for jobs within Patch. Check that out here.
Thursday, May 9, 2013
Children's South has outgrown its Bethel Park location.
The new Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC celebrated its new location with a groundbreaking ceremony Tuesday morning. Children's South is set to relocate from its current location in Bethel Park to South Fayette in October 2014. Christopher Gessner, president of Children’s Hospital, said they've outgrown the Bethel Park facility and are excited about the visibility and accessibility of their new South Fayette location, which is near the Bridgeville exit of Interstate 79 at 100 Hickory Grade Road. Currently there is a vacant movie theater sitting on the property. Ryan Eggleston, South Fayette Township manager, said it's still not known if the building will be demolished or renovated. The new facility will house Children's outpatient…
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
The event is free to enjoy.
With Mother's Day right around the corner, it's high time for moms to be pampered. On May 9, South Hills Village Mall will host a free event featuring relaxation and fun in honor of national "Mom's Nite Out," sponsored locally by Pittsburgh Magazine. Attendees will have the opportunity to enjoy refreshments, entertainment and fashion and beauty services and will find information on mom-friendly organizations and events, all focused on rewarding mothers. The event will kick off at 5 p.m. in the mall's lower level north wing and will last until 8 p.m. South Hills Village officials and their event partners will treat moms with makeovers from Sephora and the entire Macy's cosmetics department and with massages from Massage Envy. Moms are also …
Monday, May 6, 2013
Check out the houses listed among the region's 50 highest-priced real estate home sales in 2012.
A Collier Township house made the Pittsburgh Business Times' list of the 50 most expensive home sales in the Pittsburgh region. Based on 2012 real estate transactions, 1100 Meridan Dr. purchased in Collier ranked No. 47 in the region at $1.075 million. Clement P and Barbara A Gigliotti bought the home. Here’s a look at the Pittsburgh region's top 10 home deals in 2012: 10. $1,922,950—Robert G. II and Shelley B. McIroy, Four Indian Hill Road, Fox Chapel 9. $2,000,000—Thomas J. and Kelly A. Dowd, 116 Registry Lane, Marshall 8. $2,030,000—Sandeep B. and Shaifali G. Sharma, 533 MacLeod Drive, Pine 7. $2,056,000—Elizabeth Hurt, 5139 Westminster Place, Pittsburgh 7th Ward 6. $2,070,000—Robert and Cynthia Citrone, 550 Market St., Unit 17, …