Saturday, January 19, 2013
The former Ford dealership along Route 19 in McMurray is finally being demolished to make way for Giant Eagle Express store.
The former Charapp Ford South building along Route 19 in Peters Township is finally coming down. The sprawling dealership building, that most recently housed SP Floors, is being demolished to make way for a Giant Eagle Express. There will be a small grocery store, pharmacy, GetGo gas station and car wash on the prime real estate next to Beinhauer Funeral Home. But for now, there’s only a heap of rubble in the parking lot as crews dismantle the building. The demolition began just recently, even though SP Floors moved out of the location last summer, according to its website. The flooring company has moved into a new location at the old Ethan Allen store at 2917 Washington Road. There is no construction date set for the Giant Eagle Express. …
Monday, January 7, 2013
Aladdin's Eatery, a Lebanese/American restaurant chain, is opening on Route 19 in Peters Township.
Aladdin’s Eatery will be opening in McMurray soon. The Lebanese/American restaurant chain is moving into the former Penny’s Diner location along Route 19. A large banner across the storefront announces that the new restaurant is “Coming Soon!” Aladdin’s full menu is also posted on the door for customers to view before it opens. Like the Chartiers Valley Patch Facebook page or sign up for our Daily E-mail Newsletter The restaurant could be opening as soon as February, although company officials did not return phone message seeking comment on the expansion. Officials at Walnut Capital, which manages the storefronts across from Kmart, could not comment on when the restaurant will open. There are nearly 30 Aladdin’s restaurants across the …
Thursday, August 16, 2012
The WPAHS Outpatient Care Center in Peters Township will host classes in September.
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Thursday, August 16, 2012
West Penn Allegheny Health System invites you to reap the health benefits of tai chi, a combination of exercise and meditation that’s a great low-impact workout for people of all ages and fitness levels. It is especially ideal for those coping with arthritis pain and swelling. Eight-week workshops are offered regularly at the WPAHS Outpatient Care Center in Peters Township. The next class session begins Sept. 10. The fee for the public is $75 for one class per week (eight classes) or $130 for two classes per week (16 classes). Discounts are available to WPAHS employees. The course is sponsored by WPAHS’s Integrated Medicine Program and Lupus Center of Excellence in cooperation with the Arthritis Foundation and taught by certified fitness …
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Gateway Rehab South moved a few blocks to 375 Valley Brook Road in McMurray.
Gateway Rehab South hasn't left Peters Township. The rehabilitation center recently moved a few blocks to a roomier facility at 375 Valley Brook Rd. "We're still here to serve," said Nancy Lewis, public relations for Gateway Rehab. "And parking is not a problem." "We love the new building. It's so bright and cheery. It's good for patients," said Sally Child, adolescent therapist and Upper St. Clair resident. The facility celebrated its grand opening Tuesday with tours, refreshments, and speaker Dr. Abraham Twerski, founder of Gateway Rehab. Twerski opened the first Gateway Rehab center in 1972 while he was serving as clinical director of St. Francis Hospital's department of psychiatry. He said there was no place in Pittsburgh to help …
Sunday, February 26, 2012
A McMurray bakery was targeted this week when a man got away with $300 after claiming he worked on their fire extinguishers.
"There's no new code, no new deal," Deputy Chief Noel "Mac" McMullen, of the Peters Township Fire Department, told Bartram House Bakery owner Tim Warne after Warne realized he'd been scammed. The report was made at 2:59 p.m. on Wednesday after a man visited the McMurray bakery claiming he was a representative for a fire extinguisher company, and worked closely with the PTFD. "Basically, he got the cashier to give him $300 for services he said he performed on the extinguishers," McMullen said. According to police, the man left with $298.75. The chief said no other businesses have been targeted as of yet, and he wants to try to avoid them getting "bilked out of cash." "The man claimed he worked hand-in-hand with the PTFD and the fire …
Monday, January 9, 2012
The Appalachian Botanicals in McMurray offers a one-of-a-kind facial treatment in Pittsburgh.
In the posterior of a red brick building on E. McMurray Road, which houses tenants such as Pittsburgh Financial Consultants and is adjacent to Pleasant Valley Veterinary Clinic, peacefully sits a getaway known as Appalachian Botanicals. A treasured second-floor cove for many, this two-fold business aims to heal holistically. Heidi Weinhold, N.D. treats patients for cancer, stress disorders and autism—among other conditions such as injuries, migraines and tremors—with homeopathic intakes, herbal tonics and a biomedical approach. A former patient of hers, Susan Patnesky now works for "Dr. Heidi" providing a treatment that attracts clients throughout the region from West Virginia to Sewickley. The Microcurrent Rejuvenation Treatment, more …