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 …
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
The research and drilling work will occur this week.
PennDOT plans to conduct geotechnical drilling and research for future improvements on Route 65 (Ohio River Boulevard). According to James Struzzi, PennDOT spokesman, the work will occur on Wednesday, April 3 and Thursday, April 4 weather permitting. Crews will be performing pavement core drilling operations between Interstate 79 in Glenfield and Chestnut Street in Sewickley. Lane closures will occur in various locations as needed both days from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Motorists are advised to use caution and expect changing traffic patterns. Like us on Facebook | Follow us on Twitter Check out some of today's other top stories here.
Saturday, February 23, 2013
Moon Township is included in District 1, along with Aleppo, Ben Avon, Coraopolis, Emsworth, Findlay, Glen Osborne, Glenfield, Haysville, Kilbuck, North Fayette, Ross, and West View.
A North Hills School District board member and the treasurer of the Girty’s Run Joint Sewer Authority Board have announced their candidacy for the Allegheny County Council seat representing some Sewickley area communities. North Hills school director Tom Baker, a Republican, and Democrat Daniel A. McClain Jr. are running for the seat representing District 1. Both men are from Ross Township. District 1 is currently represented by Republican Matt Drozd. The district also includes Aleppo, Ben Avon, Coraopolis, Emsworth, Finley, Glen Osborne, Glenfield, Haysville, Kilbuck, Moon, North Fayette, Ross, and West View. “After much thought, long discussions with my wife Erin, and after ongoing conversations with key Allegheny County leaders that I…
Friday, December 7, 2012
Lamar Advertising plans to trim trees along Route 65. Lane closures are expected in both directions, though not simultaneously.
Motorists traveling along Route 65 on Saturday and Sunday may encounter some lane closings in Glenfield and Haysville boroughs, according to PennDOT. Crews from Lamar Advertising will be trimming trees in the area of Route 65 between Interstate 79 and River Road/Red Gate Road. Closures will occur from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. as needed. Both directions will not be restricted at the same time. PennDOT is not involved in the work, but is providing this information as a public service. Motorists are advised to use caution, expect changing traffic patterns and allow extra time. "Like" us on Facebook | Follow us Twitter | Get "Patched" in with our newsletter | Start a blog
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
It's Election Day! Don't forget to get out there and vote.
Your vote counts! No matter what your political affiliation is, don’t forget to get out there today. We’ll see you at the polls! Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Voting locations: Haysville (not handicapped accessible)
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Read all of the Hurricane Sandy updates on how the storm affected the Sewickley area and the commonwealth.
The Pittsburgh area braced for high winds, heavy rain and potential flooding through Tuesday morning, and thankfully the end result wasn't so bad. Sewickley Patch brought continuous coverage of the storm and how it affected local schools, trick-or-treat times, local businesses and traffic on local roads. Below are links to all of the stories related to Hurricane Sandy and its impact on Western Pennsylvania. If you have any information or photos to share, upload them to this story or write in the comments section. The National Weather Service has lifted a flood warning for Allegheny County and surrounding areas. The warning, which went into effect at 6 p.m. Monday, included Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Clarion, Greene, Indiana, …
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Single-lane closures will occur in both directions.
Crews will be washing the Interstate-79/Neville Island Bridge in the area over Route 65 in Glenfield, according to PennDOT. Short-term single lane and shoulder closures will occur from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. as needed both days in both directions on Route 65. No restrictions will occur on I-79 at this time, PennDOT said. Crews from Michael Facchiano Contracting, Inc. of Pittsburgh, PA, will perform the work. Motorists are advised to use caution, slow down and expect changing traffic patterns when traveling through the area.
Sunday, July 29, 2012
A team of volunteers with Paddle Without Pollution pulls out tires, metal, car parts and other junk Saturday from the Ohio River.
The weather didn't seem like it would cooperate, but the rain held off on Saturday for Paddle Without Pollution's latest volunteer day. Melissa Rohm, who started the effort last year with her husband David Rohm, said about 30 volunteers originally signed up, but the overnight rain might have scared some of them off. "The water is so high today. Some of the stuff we wanted to get is already submerged or floating down river," Rohm said. Still, that didn't stop a handful of volunteers from plugging forward, heading out from a boat launch in Glenfield, to clean up trash from the shorelines of the Ohio River. The team worked through the morning and into the afternoon, lugging piles of trash back to shore using kayaks and canoes. And there was …
Thursday, January 5, 2012
Leetsdale Council appoints new officers; other boards change meeting schedules.
At the start of every new year, government bodies hold annual reorganization meetings to swear-in newly elected members, name board officers, set meeting schedules and conduct other business. Leetsdale's new council moved to make the most changes in 2012. In Tuesday night’s reorganization meeting, Leetsdale Council appointed Joseph McGurk president and Wes James vice president. Council voted to dissolve the administrative positions of manager, senior clerk and junior clerk. Manager Paul Scimio and junior clerk Sandy Bajsec were removed from their positions. Elizabeth Petalino was reinstated as borough secretary and treasurer. She is also in charge of collecting the local service tax. Council also hired a new solicitor, Megan M. Ott of …