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 …
Thursday, April 18, 2013
Here's a list of some places to take items that should not be sent to landfills or placed at the curb.
Although Earth Day is officially April 22, it's not too early for residents of Bridgeville and Heidelberg boroughs and Collier and Scott townships to begin to look at ways to be more environmentally friendly. The following is a list of items, provided in part by the Allegheny County Health Department, that should not be in landfills and generally aren't collected through municipal recycling. Listed below those items are places at which those items can be disposed/recycled. Appliances Tube City, Collier Township Appliance Warehouse, South Side Local Goodwill Stores may also accept some small appliances. Automotive Oils PetroMax, Collier Batteries Batteries Plus, Castle Shannon Borough Pennsylvania Resources Council, South Side Batteries, …
Thursday, April 11, 2013
Scott Township is holding an “E-Waste Recycling” drop-off event Friday. There will also be a "shredding event" in Bethel Park on Saturday.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Mike Jones
Thursday, April 11
Scott Township is holding an “E-Waste Recycling” drop-off event this week. The recycling event will be from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday at the Scott Township Public Works garage at the corner of Greentree and Lindsay Roads. Residents and consumers are welcome to drop off their old electronic devices that are no longer permitted to be place for regular garbage pick-up. There is no cost to drop off the “e-waste” at the public works garage. There will also be a shredding event at the Brentwood Bank in Bethel Park. The bank branch at McMurray and South Park roads will be the location for a “Shred-It” truck to allow people to bring up to three boxes containing sensitive documents for shredding. That event will be from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday.
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Agents from the state Attorney General’s Child Predator Unit accused a Bethel Park man of possessing and distributing child pornography on his personal computer.
Agents from the state Attorney General’s Child Predator Unit accused a Bethel Park man of possessing and distributing child pornography on his personal computer. David O’Connell, 34, was arrested and charged on March 21 after state agents and Bethel Park police raided the Holly Lynne Drive home he shares with his parents. Investigators said they began tracking O’Connell’s Internet usage in January and eventually discovered he was sharing files of underage girls performing sex acts on themselves and others. Investigators said O’Connell admitted to possessing several videos on his computer of underage girls, some as young as 8, performing sex acts with adults or other children. O’Connell faces five counts of possession of child pornography, …
Thursday, March 14, 2013
The golf driving range, putt putt course and batting cages in Bethel Park is tentatively scheduled to reopen in mid-April.
As golf season is teeing off in the area, a popular golf center is closed—for now. Senior management of Cool Springs Golf & Family Recreation in Bethel Park met with some of the employees on Monday to tell them the center is closed until—tentatively—April 15, according to Bob Salera, the head professional and director of instruction at Cool Springs Golf School. Salera said this is the first time Cool Springs has closed since he started working at the facility in 1997. Cool Springs is a popular spot for its driving range, mini golf course and seasonal batting cages.
Monday, March 4, 2013
The Chartiers Valley girls’ basketball team’s magical run to their first ever WPIAL finals appearance ended in heartbreak Sunday night. Both the boys and girls teams are set to play Friday night in the PIAA playoffs.
The Chartiers Valley girls’ basketball team’s magical run to their first ever WPIAL finals appearance ended in heartbreak Sunday night. The Lady Colts lost the AAAA championship game to Bethel Park 48-34 at the A.J. Palumbo Center on Duquesne’s campus, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. The loss came one night after the boys’ basketball team fell to Montour in their AAA WPIAL championship game. But both teams are done playing yet. The Lady Colts are scheduled to play their first-round PIAA state playoff game against Allderdice at 7 p.m. Friday in Carrick. The boys’ basketball team is set to play Erie Strong Vincent at Baldwin at 7:30 p.m. Friday. Like the Chartiers Valley Patch Facebook page or sign up for our Daily E-mail …
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
The Chartiers Valley boys’ and girls’ basketball teams both won their semifinal playoff games Tuesday night to advance to the WPIAL Championship games.
The Chartiers Valley boys’ and girls’ basketball teams both won their semifinal playoff games Tuesday night to advance to the WPIAL Championship games. Both basketball teams controlled the scoreboard for most of their games at North Allegheny High School. The Chartiers Valley Colts blew out Beaver 68-43 and will once again play in the WPIAL championship game, according to The Almanac's @SHAlmanacSports Twitter feed. They will play Montour for the AAA WPIAL title. The Lady Colts beat rival Mt. Lebanon 31-27 to advance to their first ever WPIAL finals in school history, according to the district’s official Twitter feed at @CVSDcolts. The girls’ team will play Bethel Park for the AAAA WPIAL championship game. Like the Chartiers Valley Patch …
Sunday, February 17, 2013
Some Chartiers Valley Intermediate School students decided to send Valentine’s Day cards and crafts to a nearby retirement home.
Rather than trading Valentines with their classmates, some students at Chartiers Valley Intermediate School decided to send cards and crafts to a nearby retirement home. Mrs. Pava’s 5H class at the intermediate school made Valentines for the residents living at Manor Care in Bethel Park. A parent posted a photo on CV Patch’s Facebook page of a few of the students in Classroom 5H with their cards they made on Valentine’s Day for the residents. The 23 students wrote a little bit about themselves and wished the residents a Happy Valentine’s Day. The cards and crafts were delivered to the retirement home later on Thursday. Like the Chartiers Valley Patch Facebook page or sign up for our Daily E-mail Newsletter
Monday, January 14, 2013
A Bethel Park man faces drug law violations and other charges during a traffic stop in Heidelberg.
A Bethel Park man faces drug law violations and other charges during a traffic stop in Heidelberg last week, borough police said. William N. Willard Jr., 35, was charged with marijuana possession, possession of drug paraphernalia, driving on a suspended license, no registration and evidence tampering during the traffic stop in the 1600 block of E. Railroad St., police said. Officers said they stopped Willard shortly after 10 p.m. on Jan. 9. Sign up for our Daily E-mail Newsletter or Like the Chartiers Valley Patch Facebook page
Monday, October 22, 2012
St. Clair Hospital has opened a new “state-of-the-art” Breast Care Center in Bethel Park that is designed to ease the stress of examinations and surgical procedures.
- BREAST CANCER AWARENESS
- Mike Jones
Monday, October 22, 2012
St. Clair Hospital has opened a new “state-of-the-art” Breast Care Center in Bethel Park that is designed to ease the stress of examinations and surgical procedures. The new facility on the third floor of St. Clair’s Outpatient Center across from South Hills Village Mall opened Monday and is serving the South Hills community. Relaxing photos of flowers and the beach hang on walls with soothing colors. “It’s a whole change in atmosphere,” St. Clair spokesman Bob Crytzer said. “That’s a big part of the attitude.” All services that include mammograms, ultrasounds, biopsies, consultation and surgery can be performed at the outpatient center. Patients who come for testing or treatment won’t have to wait to schedule new procedures or …