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Ross Park Mall Toys ‘R’ Us Going-out-of-business sale starts today!

The Toys ‘R’ Us chain announced that a number of its stores would be closing after it filed for bankruptcy, closing a total of 180 stores across the country.  The Ross Park Mall store, located at 2003 Cheryl Drive, Pittsburgh PA 15237,  is one of the retailers who will be shuttering this Spring. The retailer’s Going-out-of-business sale begins today and ...

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Councilman Mertz maintains innocence, but an e-mail surfaces from a concerned resident who witnessed the altercation

Access McCandless has obtained e-mail correspondence sent to Town Council from a local resident who witnessed the recent kerfuffle that took place at Hosack Elementary School on November 7, 2017 between McCandless Town Councilman Steve Mertz and three school-aged children.  The incident was recently published in a Tribune-Review article titled, “Dad accuses McCandless Councilman of profane tirade against his kids,” ...

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November 2017 Police Activity Log

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McCandless Ward 3 Councilman Steve Mertz admits to yelling obscenities at kids

Local residents who witnessed an altercation at Hosack Elementary School during the November 7, 2017 election are concerned about the behavior of one of the participants in the melee – McCandless Town Councilman Steven Mertz.  Three minors who were working as volunteers at the polling location in McCandless Township’s Ward 6 were allegedly approached by Mertz who reportedly initiated a ...

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McCandless Community Association – A New Local Nonprofit

Let’s Make a Community Center More Than Just a Dream We are very pleased to announce that several members of the Community have formed the McCandless Community Association (MCA), a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization recognized by the Bureau of Charitable Organizations and the U.S. Internal Revenue Service whose mission is to build a strong community. We plan to not only offer ...

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New Access McCandless Calendar – shows all North Hills area events and happenings!

New Access McCandless Calendar!! Our calendar includes ALL events in the North Hills area – not just municipal/township events! So, you said you wanted a calendar! Well, we listened, and you can now view events all over the North Hills with our new Access McCandless Calendar. Look to your left on the page under “Home” and you’ll see the new ...

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School Board candidate uses internal district e-mail list to drum up votes

May 16, 2017 Access McCandless Staff   In an email sent to members of the North Allegheny Unified Boosters Organization (UBO) last week, school board candidate Bruce Martindale urged members to support his stance on the the North Allegheny Athletics program stating that the current board does not “embrace” the “importance of athletics.”  The email, dated Wednesday, May 10, 2017 ...

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Oriental Market on McKnight Dinged by Health Department

The Oriental Market on McKnight Rd. has been issued an administrative action by the Allegheny County Health Department for storing perishables outdoors.

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The Sugar Pixie reviews UPtown Diner – Allison Park

Check out the original review here. Update: UPTown Diner announced they were closing on 3/7/2017. Went here on a Sunday before the morning rush. We were looking for some good diner options in the area and we tried a variety of foods for our first visit. The Country Fried steak had a pleasant texture and taste, but not sure if ...

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The Sugar Pixie Reviews Burgatory – McCandless Crossing

Check out the original post here:  http://bit.ly/2mhYprH Oops! My mouth just keeps falling onto burgers and sandwiches at the new Burgatory location in the North Hills. It’s been a few months since we have been able to hit any of the Burgatory locations, so we are sort of making up for lost time – I have been there three times ...

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