Friday, March 29, 2013
Check out our complete listing of all the fish fry dinners in the South Hills and find your favorite!
Easter is this Sunday, which means the Lenten season is almost over. That also means Friday is the last fish fry of the year! We've compiled a list of churches, volunteer fire departments and other organizations around the South Hills where you can enjoy a nice fish meal. If we’ve missed any places, please feel free to add them in the comments section! While you're at it, write a review about what you think of that place's Lenten dinner on their listing page or in the comments section. Like our Facebook page or sign up for our Daily E-mail Newsletter! Bridgeville Volunteer Fire Department Fish fry is held every other Friday (2/15, 3/1, 3/15, 3/29) from 4 to 7 p.m. 370 Commercial St. - Bridgeville PA 15017 412.221.1711 - www.…
Thursday, March 28, 2013
Shovlin Academy of Irish Dance will compete in the 2013 World Irish Dance Championship in Boston on Friday. The studio’s dancers are from numerous South Hills communities, including Scott Township, Dormont, Mt. Lebanon, Baldwin, Upper St. Clair & Bethel P
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Thursday, March 28
Six minutes. It’s enough time for one dance, and it’s all the time one Dormont troupe will have to impress judges at the 2013 World Irish Dance Championship this weekend. The team from Shovlin Academy of Irish Dance is one of 14 groups competing in their category Friday, and instructor Liz Shovlin Grinko said her dancers—ranging in age from 10 to 18—are ready. “The kids are excited about the experience,” she said. “They’ve had a lot of fun, and like in anything, they support each other as a team.” The experience is one many dancers never get to take part in, and the world stage will be quite different from their home studio on the lower level of Dormont Municipal Center. In the world of Irish dance, this competition is the highest level, …
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
The new Target opened at the South Hills Village Mall and Patch got a sneak peek of the store! Click on the story to check out a photo slideshow and short video of the grand opening Tuesday!
Upper St. Clair and Bethel Park officials joined employees and VIGs (Very Important Guests) in celebrating the opening of the new South Hills Village Target Tuesday night. "The overall area is going to benefit from this," said Bob Orchowski, president of the Upper St. Clair Board of Commissioners. "I'm certain Target's going to be a great addition. Thank you and welcome." The new Target is one step below a Super Target. It includes a Starbucks and a grocery area with fresh produce. The store's "soft opening" to the public is on March 6. Its grand opening is March 10. The store is on the first floor of the former Boscov's, a building that remained vacant for years. Along with Orchowski, Bethel Park Mayor Clifford Morton, U.S. Rep. Tim …
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Click on this interactive map to report the latest road craters in Bridgeville, Collier, Heidelberg, Mt. Lebanon, Scott and South Fayette.
It is pothole season. The freeze-thaw cycles are creating bone crunching, kidney punching potholes on many roads throughout the South Hills of Pittsburgh. Click on "report an issue" directly below the map above to report where the worst potholes are located. You can also zoom in or out on the map to see more specific locations. Chartiers Valley Patch will then share the link to this story with PennDOT, Allegheny County and the local public works departments so they know where repairs are needed most.
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Rain and snow showers are expected after 2 p.m. Tuesday with about a half-inch of accumulation possible.
On Monday, it was in the 40s, with plenty of sunshine. But for Tuesday? Things are gonna look a little different. Rain and snow showers are expected after 2 p.m., with about a half-inch of accumulation possible. After 3 a.m. Wednesday we could see another half-inch of precipitation. And things aren't looking much better the rest of the week, either. "A frontal boundary will push into the area Thursday night into Friday, bringing a wintry mix to the area. Light accumulations of snow and ice area possible with this system," according to a hazardous weather outlook issued by the National Weather Service. For a full weather report, visit the National Weather Service website here.
Monday, February 11, 2013
If you haven't gotten a Valentine's Day gift for your sweetie yet, you're not too late! Try finding a special gift at these local businesses in the South Hills of Pittsburgh.
If you haven't gotten a Valentine's Day gift yet—you're late. But, as they say, better late than never. No need to battle the traffic on McKnight Road or Downtown Pittsburgh—there are plenty of romantic gift options in the South Hills. Guys, you can't go wrong with buying your ladies jewelry. Anything David Yurman will be a hit, including the David Yurman sterling silver and yellow gold heart locket enhancer on 16-inch box chain going for $950 at Louis Anthony Jewelers in Bethel Park. You can also impress with the Sorelli Swarovski crystal necklace for $109.95 at Trunk Shows Boutique in Upper St. Clair. Does you lady have a sweet tooth? Stop by the new Sweet Shoppe & Nut House in Collier Township. We like the $5 Valentine's edible treat …
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
There are numerous great restaurants in the area, so we at Patch picked a few of our favorite fine dining establishments that we think you and your significant other would love to try. Check them out and book your reservation soon!
Valentine’s Day is a week away and plenty of restaurants in the South Hills are offering special dinners for a romantic evening. There are numerous great restaurants in the area, so we at Patch picked a few of our favorite fine dining establishments that we think you and your significant other would love to try. But you better book your reservations now, because most of these places are filling up fast for the evening of Thursday, Feb. 14. We’ve compiled a list of several restaurants with their locations, phone numbers and websites. Look below to see if the restaurant closest to you is offering any dinner specials. Is your favorite restaurant not on this list? Add it to the comments section below! Tambellini’s in Bridgeville Reservations…
Sunday, February 3, 2013
As flu season wanes, a new Super Bug from Australia is taking its place in the spotlight.
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Sunday, February 3
A new strain of the highly contagious norovirus has reached the United States from Australia. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that the virus, named GII.4 Sydney because it's believed to have started in Sydney, Australia, is currently the leading cause of norovirus outbreaks in the United States. In the CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, released on Friday, the norovirus is described as the leading cause of epidemic gastroenteritis, including foodborne outbreaks, in the United States. Hospitalization and mortality associated with norovirus infection occur most frequently among elderly persons, young children and immunocompromised patients. Time reports that the norovirus is often confused with the…
Sunday, January 27, 2013
A storm that could bring snow and freezing rain is expected to hit the area shortly after midnight Monday.
The Monday morning rush hour is shaping up to be troublesome with a storm that could bring snow and freezing rain to the South Hills of Pittsburgh. The National Weather service in Pittsburgh has issued a winter weather advisory from 1 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday for most of western Pennsylvania. A mixture of snow, sleet, and freezing rain is expected overnight into Monday morning. Because very cold ground and snow pack, roads and sidewalks are expected to be icy. This storm comes just a few days after the South Hills were hit with about 5 inches of snow Friday and Saturday. The storm caused numerous traffic accidents and delays around the area. Here is a more detailed look at the forecast:
Saturday, January 26, 2013
A snowstorm that blew through the Pittsburgh area Friday caused numerous car accidents and backed up traffic on major highways and local roads.
A snowstorm that blew through the Pittsburgh area Friday caused numerous car accidents and backed up traffic on major highways and local roads. The snow began falling in the Bridgeville area shortly after 9 a.m. and quickly covered most roads. Road conditions around the South Hills of Pittsburgh quickly deteriorated as snow blanketed western Pennsylvania. The National Weather Service recorded 4.2 inches of snow in the Bridgeville area. CV officials announced that all evening activities would be canceled Friday night. Also, the high school dismissed students a little bit earlier than usual to help the other school buses run on time. Police briefly shut down Hilltop Road in Collier Township near Nike Site after a car accident around 11:45 a.…