Tuesday, May 7, 2013
The trampoline park, open to all ages, shapes and sizes, infuses family fun with fitness.
A new indoor trampoline park in the Leetsdale Industrial Park is set to offer guests a high-flyin' experience starting on Wednesday. When Sky Zone opens the doors to 740 Brickworks Drive, visitors will find a seemingly endless sea of wall-to-wall trampoline courts under high ceilings. Joel Karg, general manager, said Sky Zone has five trampoline courts, including the main 5,000-square-foot court, two dodgeball courts, a Sky Slam court with two basketball rims and a three-lane foam pit. "It’s a wonderful place to kind of come in the door, leave your worries and cares at the door and get rid of the stresses of life for an hour or so," Karg said. Guests of all ages, shapes and sizes can bounce and leap with "open jump," opt for a friendly "…
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Some tenants, including the Quaker Valley administrative offices, were without power on Tuesday. Power has been restored.
UpdA power outage caused by a substation in the Leetsdale Industrial Park had some tenants operating without electricity on Tuesday. Quaker Valley School District administrative offices were one of the locations affected by the outage in the industrial park. Joseph Marrone, director of administrative services, said Tuesday night that Duquesne Light electrical crews and the property management company were working throughout Tuesday to restore power. School officials said electricity is back on today. Tina Vojtko, district spokeswoman, said the power was off when employees arrived to work Tuesday. While phone lines remained connected, the offices did not have heat, she said. Back up generators allowed some employees to continue working but …
Thursday, January 10, 2013
The 51-year-old man was trapped for nearly an hour after a forklift ran over him.
A Greensburg man was taken to a Pittsburgh hospital after being run over by a forklift Wednesday morning at a Leetsdale industrial plant. Leetsdale Police Chief James Santucci said Mark Bolen, 51, was in good condition Wednesday evening at Allegheny General Hospital following the accident. Bolen was working about 8:25 a.m at Almatis, the former Alcoa plant, when another employee operating a forklift backed up and ran over his foot, breaking his leg in several places, officials said. “His foot was entrapped under the forklift,” said Leetsdale Fire Chief Ernie Logan. It took about 42 minutes for rescue crews to get the machine off Bolen’s leg. Cochran Hose Co. and Moon Fire Rescue assisted with removing the forklift off the man. He was …
Tuesday, March 27, 2012
The 25-year-old company services the oil and gas drilling industry and is expanding in the United States.
Tuesday, March 27, 2012
A North American wholesale distributor and manufacturer of oil and gas drilling fluids, steel pipe and piping products has leased 38,000 square feet of warehouse space in Leetsdale Industrial Park, according to Chapman Properties, which manages the park. Founded in Canada, Bri-Chem Corp., a 25-year-old company, is expanding its footprint in the United States in response to a growing opportunity to service the Utica Shale and Southern Marcellus Shale gas business, according to a news release. Bri-Chem’s warehouse space is located in Building 111, with a 213,000-square-foot heavy industrial rail, and a steel frame and masonry façade. It was built in 1936 and renovated in 2007 and has a clear height of 24 to 31 feet. Lane Bates, general …
Tuesday, March 20, 2012
One of the park's main access routes was closed off until the gas line could be shut off.
Leetsdale firefighters were called Tuesday afternoon to the Leetsdale Industrial Park after a contractor performing drilling work in the park struck a high-pressure natural gas line. The incident occurred at about 12:30 p.m., when a Pittsburgh-based GEO Environmental Drilling Inc. crew struck the line near Building 601 in the complex. Sewickley's Cochran Hose Company assisted with Leetsdale and Edgeworth Police, who blocked off one of the park's main access routes until the gas line could be shut off. Crews were having problems getting the gas shut down initially and were considering the evacuation of nearby buildings until a main valve for the park was completely shut off, according to emergency officials. Leetsdale Fire Chief Ernest …
Wednesday, February 22, 2012
Someone cut out copper pipes from a house for sale. Numerous tools were stolen in a separate burglary.
Police are searching for suspects involved in separate burglaries of tools and copper in Leetsdale. Leetsdale Police Chief James Santucci said the two recent incidents have been turned over to Allegheny County police detectives who are “diligently running down leads to apprehend both suspects.” Police have made no arrests. On Monday, police responded at 7:30 a.m. to a warehouse in the Leetsdale Industrial Park where someone reported a burglary. Police said three men discovered that someone had broken into their trailers and a pickup and that numerous tools were missing. The vehicles were in the 100 block of Leetsdale Industrial Drive. Police are looking at surveillance video from the area. In an separate burglary, police said someone broke…
Tuesday, September 27, 2011
Hussey Copper Ltd. lists more than $100 million in both assets and debt in Chapter 11 documents.
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Tuesday, September 27, 2011
Monday, August 1, 2011
Fire chief says the minor spill did not pose a danger to the community.
No one was injured Sunday night after a railroad tank car leaked hundreds of gallons of citric acid in the Leetsdale Industrial Park. Leetsdale Fire Chief Ernest Logan said the fire department was called out to Weatherford International around 6 p.m. after approximately 400 to 500 gallons of the product leaked out onto the ground from a railcar at the company. Weatherford manufactures more than 1,000 different chemicals at the Leetsdale plant. The Engineered Chemistry division provides chemical treatments for oil and gas production, produced water, and additives for drilling, according to the company’s website. “It was just being delivered to them,” Logan said. Logan said the railroad tank car was carrying 19,886 gallons of citric acid, a…