Monday, April 15, 2013
The seafood restaurant had a “soft opening” over the weekend and plan to formally open on Monday afternoon.
The Rumfish Grille in the Great Southern Shopping Center is expected to open Monday. The seafood restaurant had a “soft opening” over the weekend and plan to formally open on Monday afternoon. The new restaurant is located in the corner of Great Southern next to Tuesday Mornings. The opening date has been slowed over the past year for unknown reasons. Construction started on the restaurant in Kirwan Heights more than a year ago. Like the Chartiers Valley Patch Facebook page or sign up for our Daily E-mail Newsletter
Thursday, April 11, 2013
The region’s U.S. Coast Guard’s command and maintenance center could be coming to the Bridgeville area, but one federal lawmaker is questioning if that’s the best place for it to be located.
The region’s U.S. Coast Guard’s command and maintenance center could be coming to the Bridgeville area, but one federal lawmaker is questioning if that’s the best place for it to be located. Congressman Tim Murphy said the Coast Guard is expected to accept a bid this week to consolidate its three area centers into a building in or around the Chartiers Valley Shopping Center in Collier Township. “I question the wisdom of putting the Coast Guard headquarters so far from the water,” Murphy said in an exclusive interview to Patch.com. “They wanted to be in the Pittsburgh pool. It’s not near there.” Murphy, a Republican from Upper St. Clair, didn’t blame the Coast Guard, but said it’s the federal government’s General Services Administration …
Monday, March 18, 2013
Are you looking for work? Check out these 5 job opportunities in the Bridgeville area.
Looking for work? Check out these local job opportunities in our area. 1. Customer Service Representative Key Personnel Services in Bridgeville is seeking a full-time customer service respresentative. The customer service representative is responsible for ensuring customer and vendor satisfaction through strong phone and email communication, according to the job description. The person in this position will field all incoming calls, provide customers with order status updates when necessary and assist vendor partners with order completion questions when necessary. The rate of pay is $11.50 to $12 an hour, with quarterly bonuses paid out. The successful candidate will be flexible between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m., as shifts rotate every two weeks…
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
We’re asking our readers what you want to see go into the former Cici's Pizza location in the Chartiers Valley Shopping Center after it closed months ago.
Cici’s Pizza at Chartiers Valley Shopping Center has been closed for months, so we’re asking our readers what you want to see go into the former restaurant’s location. The empty restaurant along highly-traveled Route 50 is just a few doors down from Dunham’s sporting goods store and the DMV. It would make a perfect spot for a new restaurant or shop. What does this area need that it doesn’t already have nearby? So, if you could see any business in this location, what would you like in the plaza? If not a restaurant, what else do you see here? Use your imagination and tell us in the comment section! Like the Chartiers Valley Patch Facebook page or sign up for our Daily E-mail Newsletter!
Thursday, January 24, 2013
Collier police say a worker stole more than $138,000 worth of nickel from a Kirawn Heights industrial complex over several months. Read about that and other crime in the Collier Township police blotter.
An Elizabeth man is accused by investigators of stealing more than $138,000 worth of nickel while working at a Kirwan Heights industrial complex. Collier Township police said Enoch Leech, 51, stole the nickel from Carpenter Powder Products on Mayer Street over several months. According to a criminal complaint supporting the arrest, police said company supervisors became suspicious of missing nickel and installed surveillance cameras where the metal is usually stored on Jan. 5. Leech was scheduled to work overtime that weekend and is allegedly seen in the surveillance video scooping buckets of nickel into numerous bags before leaving in his minivan shortly before 2 a.m. on Jan. 6. Police believe the more than 1,000 pounds of missing nickel …
Sunday, December 23, 2012
The woman wasn't seriously injured when she crashed into the railroad crossing gate along Vanadium Road on Saturday afternoon.
Like the Chartiers Valley Patch Facebook page or sign up for our Daily E-mail Newsletter A driver crashed into a railroad crossing gate along Vanadium Road in Kirwan Heights on Saturday afternoon. Kirwan Heights fire Chief Mark Lewis said the woman was “not paying attention” when she apparently took her eyes off the road and plowed into the crossing gate around 1:30 p.m. “She just took her eyes off the road and drifted right into it,” Lewis said. “It’s pretty mangled, but she walked away unhurt.” Vanadium Road traffic wasn’t seriously impacted, but the rail line had to be shut down until the gate was fixed. Lewis said the Ohio Central Railroad, which operates the line near the Collier-Scott township border, replaced the gate later on …
Monday, December 3, 2012
Guests can purchase a $2 raffle ticket at any Eat’n Park restaurant, including the one in Kirwan Heights, for a chance to win a new 2013 Ford Escape.
Just a few weeks remain in the 34th annual Eat’n Park Caring for Kids Campaign to raise funds for children’s hospitals throughout the region. Through Dec. 18, guests can purchase a $2 raffle ticket at any Eat’n Park restaurant, including the one in Kirwan Heights, for the chance to win a new 2013 Ford Escape. The goal is to top last year’s record-breaking raffle ticket sales, which totaled more than $140,000 in donations. New 2013 Ford Escape SE 4WD vehicles, provided by the Neighborhood Ford Store, are parked at Eat’n Park restaurants to help promote the campaign and remind guests to purchase their raffle tickets. A patient at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh will draw one lucky raffle ticket on Dec. 19. The Neighborhood Ford Store is …
Thursday, November 15, 2012
A truck backing out of a parking spot at Pizza Hut apparently crashed into the building, causing some damage to the restaurant. Read about that and other crime news in the weekly Collier Township police blotter.
- POLICE & FIRE
- Mike Jones
Thursday, November 15, 2012
A truck backing out of a parking spot at Pizza Hut apparently crashed into the building, causing some damage to the structure on Nov. 11. Collier police said workers inside the pizza restaurant along Washington Pike heard a bang and noticed a large cooler holding soda bottles shake. The damaged was apparently caused by a pick-up truck’s ball hitch, although the structure is still considered safe. Witnesses said they saw a pick-up truck and sport-utility vehicle leaving the scene at the time. Collier Township Student arrested at football game: Collier Township police said they arrested a fan at last week’s WPIAL playoff football game at Chartiers Valley High School Stadium. Police said they charged Jeremy Aschman, 18, of Imperial, with …
Saturday, November 10, 2012
Police say a driver who crashed into a minivan with a mother and her disabled son was high on drugs at the time.
- POLICE & FIRE
- Mike Jones
Saturday, November 10, 2012
Collier Township police have charged a driver who they say was high on drugs when he crashed into a minivan along Vanadium Road in September. Nathan McGuire, 19, of Mt. Lebanon, was driving up Vanadium on Sept. 9 when investigators said he lost control at the railroad tracks in Kirwan Heights and crashed into a minivan going the other way. The woman driving the van had to be cut out of the vehicle and was taken to a Pittsburgh area hospital. Her son in the van, who is disabled, was taken to Children’s Hospital in Pittsburgh. The extent of their injuries is not known. Police said they charged McGuire with driving under the influence of drugs, reckless endangerment and driving on the wrong side of the road. He was charged on Oct. 29 after …
Friday, November 9, 2012
A suspected drunk driver led police on a high-speed chase along Route 50 through Heidelberg, Scott and Collier before crashing into another car. Read about that and more crime in the weekly Heidelberg police blotter.
A suspected drunk driver led police on a high-speed chase through several communities along Route 50 before crashing into another car earlier this month. Heidelberg police said they tried to stop John Perella, 29, of Collier, for suspended registration when he allegedly drove away from them around 4 p.m. on Nov. 1. Police officers from Heidelberg, Collier, Scott and Bridgeville joined the chase and witnessed him crash into another car before careening into a yard near the 1100 block of Washington Pike in Kirwan Heights. Perella ran from the car, but was stopped by officers shortly after. He was taken to St. Clair Hospital before being transported to Allegheny County Jail. Perella faces charges of drunken driving, reckless endangerment, …