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Ross Twp proposed deer feeding ordinance getting mixed review among neighbors

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Notes from the Town Council May Regular Business Meeting

Julia Felton, Staff Writer May 21, 2018 ~ McCandless Town Council ratified movements to permit a school resource officer in North Allegheny school district and rescind specific “No Parking” zones.  They also recognized their finance assistant’s retirement. Council voted unanimously in favor of the ordinance authorizing a school resource officer for North Allegheny schools. No one from the board or ...

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Rep. Turzai sponsors June 2 shred event to help cut risk of identity theft

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Northbound I-279 HOV Lane Off Ramp to McKnight is closing

May 17, 2018 ~ Access McCandless Staff A press release issued today by PennDOT announced the closure of the McKnight Road off-ramp from the northbound I-279 High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lanes. The off-ramp to McKnight Road from the northbound Parkway North HOV lanes is closed due to attenuator repair and concrete preparatory work.  The ramp will be closed until further notice.  All ...

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Temporary signal light coming to the I-279 southbound on-ramp from Union Ave

May 12, 2018 ~ Access McCandless Staff PennDOT, in cooperation with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), announced a new Work Zone Ramp Signal on I-279 that will begin Monday, May 14, 2018.  The ramp signal will manage the rate at which vehicles enter the highway. Beginning at 6 a.m. on Monday, the ramp signal equipment will be activated.  For the first two ...

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Allegheny County dog wardens in the area from May 14 to 25

May 12, 2018 ~ Access McCandless Staff Allegheny County dog wardens will be going from door to door to check for licenses and proof of rabies vaccines from May 14 to May 25. Back in April we posted a story about dog wardens going door to door to check for proof of licensure and rabies vaccinations. Wardens have been out ...

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Penn Power to conduct tree trimming work in the North Hills

May 10, 2018 ~ Access McCandless Staff Penn Power, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. announced tree trimming work in communities across its western Pennsylvania service area as part of its ongoing efforts to help enhance service reliability. Since the beginning of the year, tree contractors have trimmed more than 400 circuit miles of electric lines in the Penn Power service area as ...

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Bomb Threat at North Allegheny Senior High School

May 10, 2018 ~ Access McCandless Staff A bomb threat was found this morning in a bathroom stall at NASH this morning.  The responsible party was quickly identified and removed from the school. Statement from North Allegheny Superintendent Robert Scherrer:

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Overnight lane restrictions on the Parkway North tonight

May 10, 2018 ~ Access McCandless Staff PennDOT will be placing lane restrictions on the Parkway North (I-279) Thursday night this evening beginning at 7 pm and lasting until 6 am Friday Single-lane restrictions will occur from 7 p.m. Thursday night to 6 a.m. Friday morning in the following locations:  Southbound I-279 at the Route 28 on-ramp Northbound I-279 at ...

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Missing Shaler Township man’s body found in Pine Creek

May 9, 2018 ~ Access McCandless Staff The Shaler Township Police Department confirmed today that a body found in Little Pine Creek near Etna on Saturday was that of missing homeless man, Daniel Smith. Smith had been missing since mid-January.  According to Shaler Township police, Smith had family in the Shaler Township area but was homeless at the time of ...

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