Jen Wymer is upset after she and her son were kicked out of North Park pool Monday because he was wearing water wings on his arms.
Wednesday, July 18, 2012
Monday, July 9, 2012
Bear wanders to Hampton Township before tranquilizer takes full effect.
A 245-pound black bear spotted in North Park on Monday night was captured in Hampton Township, according to a report from WPXI. McCandless police were called to the park about 6 p.m. along with Pennsylvania Game Commission officers and started chasing the bear near South Ridge Road, WPXI reported. The bear was spotted near the North Park pool and playing fields, where a number of people were outside, according to WPXI. Film footage showed McCandless, Hampton and game commission officers loading the bear into the back of a truck. A game commission officer tranquilized the bear and it will be moved to a safer area for bears, according to a 911 shift supervisor. Law enforcement officials had to search the woods for about an hour after it was …
Thursday, June 21, 2012
Staying cool today will be a priority for anyone working outdoors or without air conditioning.
Let there be no doubt that summer has arrived! The region nearly hit a record high temperature Wednesday and temperatures are expected to stay in the low 90s Thursday. That means staying cool will be a priority for anyone working outdoors or without air conditioning. For a list of area pools, click here. The West Penn Allegheny Health System and St. Clair Hospital also offer these tips for people to beat the heat inside and outside: 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.
Tuesday, June 12, 2012
The pool, which opens Thursday, June 14, now has an electric lift to enter and exit the water.
The Sewickley Community Center Pool will be ready for long, hot summer days when the swimming pool opens later this week. The public pool has undergone a thorough deep cleaning. There has been careful checking of emergency equipment and special attention has been paid to the chemistry of the pool water. But there is also something new this year. Miriam Rader, program committee member, said those who are differently-abled or whose knees have a hard time on the new concrete steps will be able to enter and exit the pool using an electric lift. Rader said the safe, convenient and accessible entry was added to the pool this year, thanks to some generous donations, and brings the community center pool into top compliance with the Americans with…