Monday, December 3, 2012
A Washington County man was arrested after Heidelberg police said they saw him and another person “snorting a white substance” in a parked car outside the pharmacy.
A Washington County man was arrested after Heidelberg police said they saw him and another person “bent over snorting a white substance” in a parked car. Police said they saw Samuel E. Markish III, 24, of Smith Township, apparently using drugs with another while in the Walgreens parking lot in the early hours of Nov. 25. Markish was charged with possession with intent to deliver and various other drug violations, police said. Police did not identify the other person in the car or whether they might also face charged. Like the Chartiers Valley Patch Facebook page or sign up for our Daily E-mail Newsletter
Thursday, October 11, 2012
The removal of the Shoppes on Bower Hill has wiped out thousands of property tax dollars from the Scott Township and Chartiers Valley School District coffers.
Nearly a year has passed since demolition crews ripped down the former Shoppes on Bower Hill and the plans to build a new Walgreens or any retail business at the site seem to have fizzled. There still are chain-linked fences around piles of rubble where the popular strip mall once stood, and the area has become an eyesore and parking nightmare for people who work at St. Clair Hospital and the rehab center, bank, orthopedic doctor and medical services building. Scott Township leaders don’t know why the project isn’t moving forward and Walgreens no longer seems to have any interest in building anything on the location at Bower Hill and North Wren. “We don’t know what’s going on,” Scott Township Manager Denise Fitzgerald said. “I’m very …
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Construction on the Walgreens planned for the former Shoppes on Bower Hill has “stalled” for unknown reasons.
Construction on the Walgreens planned for the former Shoppes on Bower Hill has “stalled” and Scott Township officials aren’t sure why. The strip mall that once housed a grocery store, pizza shop, hair salon, Chinese restaurant, bank and many other businesses was razed last November in preparation for the new pharmacy. But nothing has happened in several months since the ground was cleared and prepared for construction. Scott Township Manager Denise Fitzgerald said they’re communicating with Walgreens officials, but there has been no indication on the reasons behind the delay or when construction will start. Fitzgerald said last year she expected the building to be finished by July. “It is stalled,” Fitzgerald said. “They’re not giving us a…