Friday, February 22, 2013
Hollen Barmer turns her love of fish fries into a map to chart the many neighborhood spots where Friday fish is found during the holy season.
Leave it to a non-Pittsburgh native to find a way to let all yinz know about where to find fish n'at for Lent. Hollen Barmer, a writer/editor for Carnegie Mellon University's Software Engineering Institute, has found all the fish fries Western Pennsylvania has to offer—and a way to add those she might have missed. "I decided to make the first map in 2012 because I'd been enjoying going to fish fries for a few years and wanted to see all the options based on location," explained Barmer, who moved here from Memphis, TN, 13 years ago to attend graduate school at CMU. "Even though I've lived in Pittsburgh for almost 13 years, I don't know all the neighborhoods. On top of that, I am terrible with directions. I thought other people might be able…
Saturday, December 22, 2012
Wondering what traffic is like around Sewickley or the Sewickley Bridge? Here's your answer.
Sewickley residents heading out for last minute Christmas shopping won't be alone. As part of our mission to make your life ridiculously easy, click on "view larger map" (right underneath the map) for a live, interactive look at traffic conditions right now. Color Codes The maps are constantly updated, so check back anytime of the day (or night for you procrastinators) to get the latest traffic conditions around the mall. Not going across the Sewickley Bridge? You can drag the map to your location then zoom in for a closer look at the traffic at your desired destination. Follow us on Twitter | Like us on Facebook
Friday, October 19, 2012
In addition to several roads and ramps, the inbound Squirrel Hill tunnel will be closed all weekend long.
PennDOT is working hard to finish up several key construction projects before the weather turns nasty. There are six key projects going on this weekend, including a few which will continue for weeks to come. The one with the biggest impact is the closing of the inbound Squirrel Hill Tunnels Friday night through Monday morning. We've got a map to show you which areas to avoid, along with links to more information about the individual projects. Good luck! Keeping up with news in the Sewickley Patch community is easy — simply sign up for our daily email newsletter, like us on Facebook, and follow us on Twitter.
Saturday, September 29, 2012
Just click the blue dot on the map to see which areas you may want to avoid.
Summer is over, but the PennDOT paving season is far from finished. Crews will be busy again this weekend on several key highways in our area. We've provided you with a simple map to see where the construction crews will be busiest. Just click on the Weekend Construction Work link at the bottom of the map to see which areas you might want to avoid. Keeping up with news in the Sewickley Patch is easy—simply sign up for our daily email newsletter, like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.
Friday, January 20, 2012
Locals were invited to meet with state Rep. Jim Marshall, R-14, Big Beaver, to discuss local issues and ideas for new laws.
Sewickley Heights residents had their first chance Thursday night to meet their new state representative since the Dec. 12 adoption of the final statewide redistricting plans. More than a dozen people braved the wintry weather to attend the forum with state Rep. Jim Marshall, R-14, Big Beaver, meeting with him inside the Sewickley Heights Historical Center before he began speaking to the gathering about his work and mission as a lawmaker representing the 14th District. Marshall lost Beaver Falls in the redistricting changes, but gained communities that include the Heights, Sewickley, Leet Township and Bell Acres. State Rep. Mark Mustio, R-44, Moon Township, represents Sewickley Hills, Edgeworth, Ben Avon Heights, Glenfield, Glen Osborne, …