In 2017, Mr. Mertz was sued by BFI, Inc. for failure to pay hill bill.
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Steve Mertz, McCandless Councilman

McCandless Councilman Steve Mertz blames Access McCandless for creating his “image” problem.  Look below. It’s quite obvious that we had exactly zero to do with his “image.”   Perhaps the councilman should look in the mirror.  This page is for anyone seeking an explanation of the truth for Mr. Mertz’s continual harassment of Access McCandless and its owner. Even the Post ...

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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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March 6, 2017 – McCandless Town Council Meeting Notes

Last night’s McCandless Town Council Meeting: Following up on a letter written to council, Councilwoman Kim Zachary attempted to discuss making a motion for a liaison to write brief descriptions of topics discussed at Committee meetings, citing that meeting minutes are consistently over a month late in being posted to the town’s website. Zachary felt that citizens wanted to know ...

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McCandless Town Council to consider new policy on filling vacancies

May 19, 2016 According to the Tribune-Review, McCandless town council may change the way that vacancies in boards, commissions and committees are selected. As we have blogged about here on Access McCandless, the township seems to re-maticulate certain “favored” members of the McCandless Republican Committee without posting or offering the positions to interested residents. That could all change, thanks to ...

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Citizen Alert: Zoning hearing for the construction of a 184-ft. cell phone tower in North Park

Dear residents of McCandless Township, McCandless Township Town Council is holding a hearing to discuss the construction of a 184-ft. cell phone tower on Babcock Blvd. near North Park Villa in North Park. There will be a SINGLE MEETING.  Information for the public hearing: HEARING DATE:  May 28, 2015 TIME:  7:30 p.m. (Please arrive EARLY) LOCATION: McCandless Town Hall, Grubbs ...

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Town of McCandless and Ohio Township Earn Recycling Award

The Professional Recyclers of Pennsylvania (PROP) recognized the Town of McCandless and Ohio Township with Waste Watcher awards for their joint efforts in holding a free construction material recycling event. In 2013, over three box trucks worth of appliances, buildingmaterials, cabinets, countertops, doors, flooring, glass and mirrors, hardware, interior items, light fixtures, masonry, office items, plumbing fixtures, tile and wallpaper, ...

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