It should come as no surprise that this week’s top news stories on Patch were about Hurricane Sandy.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Mike Jones
Saturday, November 3, 2012
It should come as no surprise that this week’s top news stories were dominated by Hurricane Sandy coverage. And while our friends along the East Coast took the brunt of the punishment, people in the Pittsburgh area were just as interested and concerned about how the unusual superstorm would affect us here. The top story of the week (and month, for that matter) was about most South Hills communities rescheduling Trick-or-Treating to Saturday. Only Carnegie kept it on the traditional Halloween night. Other top stories included forecasting when Sandy would hit the Pittsburgh area and the aftermath of it passing through western Pennsylvania. Two more stories included downed trees and powerlines that closed a Bridgeville road for hours and a …
Downed trees and an unstable hillside closed Ridge Road in Bridgeville near McLaughlin Run Road for several hours Monday.
Downed trees and an unstable hillside closed Ridge Road in Bridgeville near McLaughlin Run Road for several hours Monday. The nasty weather ahead of Hurricane Sandy apparently caused at leaset one tree to fall down the hillside around 10 a.m. Monday. It ripped down at least three powerline poles in the process. Bridgeville firefighters closed Ridge Road for most of Monday to remove the tree and possibly others because of the unstable hillside. One lane of McLaughlin Run Road was also closed to allow crews to remove the debris. Do you have pictures of the downed trees or other storm photos? Post them to this story by clicking the UPLOAD PHOTOS tab on the top and bottom of the screen.