Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Robb Bunde is one of two candidates running for one seat in Region 3, which represents Aleppo, Edgeworth, Glenfield, Haysville, Glen Osborne, Sewickley Heights and Sewickley Hills.
Robb D. Bunde, 48, is an Edgeworth resident since 2005. He has a bachelor of science degree from the University of Nebraska in 1987 and a Juris Doctor from the University of Nebraska College of Law in 1990. Bunde is an attorney at Bunde, Gillotti, Mulroy & Shultz, P.C., a law firm located in downtown Pittsburgh. He and his wife Selina Shultz have three children. Son, Seth Bunde, 20, is a 2011 Quaker Valley graduate and currently a sophomore at Clark University in Worcester, MA. Daughter, Sophia Bunde, 17, is a junior at Quaker Valley High School and daughter, Chloe Bunde, 14, is in eighth grade at Quaker Valley Middle School. Bunde is a member of The Presbyterian Church, Sewickley, where he taught Sunday school for many years and has been…
Monday, May 13, 2013
Mary Ann Wagner is one of two candidates running for one seat in Region 3, which represents Aleppo, Edgeworth, Glenfield, Haysville, Glen Osborne, Sewickley Heights and Sewickley Hills.
Mary Ann Wagner, 71, of Glen Osborne, previously served for 12 years on the Quaker Valley School Board. She is currently serves on the district's Public Budget Committee, a group of about 25 to 30 local taxpayers. Wagner, who is retired, is a former sales representative for L'Oreal Paris and U.S. Steel. She was also a credit analyst for U.S. Steel. Her interests include antiques and she is a volunteer at Pittsburgh's Hidden Treasures held each year at Heinz History Center. She also enjoys playing Bridge. Here is Wagner's statement announcing the reasons for her candidacy: "My goal as a school director is to be involved in the district's finances. My 12 years experience as a School Director (vice president of the school board) is …
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
See which station has the lowest gas prices in the Sewickley Valley.
The summer driving season is just around the corner, a time when Sewickley area drivers brace for more pain at the pump. But maybe not this year. Jeff Edwin of Ross was pleasantly surprised Monday when he filled up his sport utility vehicle at the Sheetz on Babcock Boulevard for $3.57 a gallon. “Get it while it's less than $3.60, you know? It's a good thing,” Edwin told the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review . “I'm just hopeful they stay the way they are, and don't start rising again for as long as they can. I'm an average worker with average pay ... and it makes a big difference in my life.” Retail gas prices have dropped steadily since the end of February because more refineries have come back on line after routine maintenance, and crude oil …
Thursday, April 18, 2013
Police also cited two people for underage drinking during the five-hour DUI roving patrol on April 12.
The West Hills DUI Task Force made eight arrests on a variety of charges—and issued 15 citations and 43 warnings—while conducting a DUI roving patrol from 11 p.m. to 4 a.m. on April 12-13. According to Moon Township Police Sgt. Douglas Ogden, the West Hills DUI Task Force program coordinator: Eight officers took part in the operation. The officers were from Edgeworth, Leetsdale, Sewickley, Avalon and Coraopolis boroughs; and Moon, Kennedy and Ohio townships. Like us on Facebook | Follow us on Twitter Check out some of today's other top stories here.
Saturday, March 2, 2013
Tips for getting your home market-ready for prospective buyers.
So you’ve made the decision to sell your Sewickley home. Now what? It takes a lot of mental preparation to let go of a space you’ve grown to love, and the process of selling your home can be particularly strange if you are still living in it. You have to keep your home tidy at all times in order to quickly accommodate your realtor and potential buyers. Here are some tips that will make your home more presentable to buyers, and also help you prepare to move into your new digs. Last but not least, do a walk-through pretending you are a prospective buyer. Note the things that would turn you off and then fix them! Happy selling! -- Like us on Facebook | Follow us on Twitter Check out some of today's other top stories here.
Thursday, February 28, 2013
In addition to Esmark, the building will house TF Asset Management, OneSource and Heritage Valley Health System's new medical mall.
After breaking ground in October 2011, Esmark executives and staff spent this week moving into the company’s newly-built global headquarters. Esmark CEO Jim Bouchard expects to relocate more than two-dozen corporate staff members onto the third floor of the 40,000-square-foot building on Hazel Lane in Edgeworth. Bill Keegan, Esmark spokesman, said the first day of business in the new digs will be Monday, March 4. In addition to Esmark, the building will house tenants TF Asset Management and OneSource on the third floor. OneSource is moving in this week, with plans to begin its first day of business on Monday, too. TF Asset Management will move in about a month from now, Keegan said. The building's first and second floors will house …
Monday, February 18, 2013
Patch gives you a rundown of what's going on around the community.
Presidents Day, a federal holiday, is today, Feb. 18. Schools are closed, along with the library and the post office. Youth Connect is hosting a wellness workshop from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, at the Sewickley Valley YMCA. The Second Time Around: Grandparents Raising Grandkids discusses the rewards and challenges families face when grandparents raise their grandchildren. To register call 412-741-9622 or register on-line at www.sewickleyymca.org Jim O'Brien, sports author of Immaculate Reflections: On Pittsburgh and Sports, will be speaking on his new book and sports connections to Sewickley at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21 at the Sewickley Public Library. O'Brien will also sign copies of his book. Becky Aikman, author of Saturday …
Friday, February 15, 2013
The 'Rich Blocks, Poor Blocks' Map is color-coded to show you the median income for your neighborhood.
An interactive map at the Rich Blocks, Poor Blocks website offers a glimpse at median household incomes by neighborhoods anywhere in the country, including the Sewickley area. Take, for instance, the areas around Quaker Valley High School where the median income is $35,781. Follow the map over to Edgeworth in the neighborhoods near Edgeworth Elementary and the median income is $143,750. Neighborhoods surrounding Beaver Street in Sewickley have an average $52,748 in median annual income, while neighborhoods around Beaver Road in Glen Osborne are at $64,750, according to the map. In comparison, the statewide middle-class income range is $44,750 and $54,425. The information for the map is obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau's 2007-2011 …
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
The meeting taking place at Sewickley Academy will focus on improving and enhancing the Route 65 corridor.
The public is invited to join a brainstorming workshop to help come up with ways to improve the Ohio River Boulevard corridor, also known as Route 65. An information-gathering workshop is planned from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23 in Hansen Library at Sewickley Academy. Participants will break into small groups and spend the time interacting with a facilitator. Edgeworth Manager Marty McDaniel said the groups will look at various ways to improve the heavily-traveled corridor, focusing on everything from landscaping to new signage and matching fencing. “We don’t have the answers. This is to be determined,” McDaniel said. A $20,000 matching state grant is funding the feasibility study and project consultant Environmental Planning and …
Monday, December 17, 2012
A roundup of preliminary hearings at Leetsdale District Court.
The following people were charged and scheduled for preliminary hearings Dec. 11 at Leetsdale District Court. Waived Reduced Withdrawn