Firefighters from Collier Township’s three departments collected Toys for Tots at Great Southern Shopping Center over the past two weekends.
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
- Mike Jones
Sunday, December 9, 2012
Firefighters from Collier Township’s three departments spent the past two weekends collecting Toys for Tots. The firefighters collected toys all day Saturday and Sunday next to the Texas Roadhouse at Great Southern Shopping Center. They collected boxes and boxes of toys that filled a Kirwan Heights ambulance. They also received two bicycles for kids. Tiffini Marucci and her two sons, Jake and Nico dropped off toys and got to meet the firefighters and look at their trucks on Saturday afternoon. Firefighters from Kirwan Heights, Presto and Rennerdale also collected toys toys for the organization last weekend. Do you have photos of the Toys for Tots drive? Upload them to this story! Like the Chartiers Valley Patch Facebook page or sign up for…
State police think the driver was racing another car Monday before he crashed on the Parkway West.
A motorist who may have been racing another vehicle on the Parkway West escaped serious injury after his car rolled over and it burst into flames. State police said Jared J. Juristy, 19, of Munhall, was speeding shortly before 10:30 a.m. Monday when he hit an embankment and rolled over near the Campbells Run Road exit in Collier Township. Juristy, who was wearing a seatbelt, escaped from the Pontiac sedan before it caught fire, state police said. Firefighters from Rennerdale and Presto responded to the crash and quickly extinguished the vehicle fire. “We were dispatched to a vehicle rollover and while en route state police said the car was on fire,” Rennerdale fire Chief Dave Brown said. “Nobody was hurt.” Investigators think Juristy, who …