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Babcock Boulevard Drilling begins Friday in Ross Township

07/19/2018 PennDOT has announced drilling operations on Babcock Boulevard in Ross Township beginning Friday, July 20. Single-lane alternating traffic controlled by flaggers will occur on Babcock Boulevard from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays through Wednesday, July 25 between Peoples Road and Church Road.  Crews from Armstrong Drilling will conduct drilling operations. The intersection of Babcock Boulevard and Peoples Road ...

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Madison Ave. on-ramp on the Parkway North closed until mid August

Thursday, July 19 – Northbound I-279 reduced to a single-lane of traffic from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. for temporary pavement marking installation.  Additionally, the Madison Avenue on-ramp to northbound I-279 will close to traffic through late August and the I-579 on-ramp to northbound I-279 will be placed in a stop condition at the merge point during the overnight traffic ...

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Fight between employees ends in arrest at First Watch in McCandless Crossing

July 15, 2018 ~ Access McCandless Staff An altercation between two employees at First Watch in McCandless Crossing ended in an arrest on Friday, July 6th. During the scuffle, 26-year-old El-Sun Jordan threw bleach in the face of the victim who was treated and released by paramedics at the scene.  Jordan was charged with aggravated assault and disorderly conduct. Jordan ...

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Public Hearing: Baierl Chevrolet requests zoning change on Little Meadow Rd.

July 14, 2018 ~ Access McCandless Staff A Public Hearing will be held regarding an ordinance requested by Baierl Chevrolet, Inc. to amend the Town of McCandless Zoning Code to change the Zoning District of certain properties on Little Meadow Road in the Town of McCandless from “R-2” one and two family Residential District to “C-3” Highway  Commercial District, and amending the ...

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Proposal to limit usage of taxpayer-funded Heritage Center

July 14, 2018 ~ Access McCandless Staff A proposal to severely limit usage of the McCandless Northern Allegheny Heritage Center will be voted on at Council’s Regular Business Meeting on July 23, 2018. The proposal limits usage to “a way that supports and relates to the mission of the Heritage Center (which states, “The McCandless/Northern Allegheny Heritage Center promotes an understanding of ...

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Lane restrictions on the Parkway North Saturday, July 14

Pittsburgh, PA – A single-lane restriction will be in effect on the Parkway North (I-279) on Saturday, July 14, weather permitting. A single-lane and shoulder restriction will occur on northbound I-279 between the Suffolk Street Bridge and the McKnight Road/Evergreen Road (Exit 3) interchange from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday. Crews will fill in rumble strips. Additionally, the off-ramp ...

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Flood recovery and donation information (July 2018 rains)

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We have compiled a list of reputable (pre-existing) organizations collecting items and monetary donations as flood recovery begins in Millvale, and other surrounding suburbs hit by recent rains. Contact or comment with any additional resources or information Millvale Borough of Millvale – https://www.millvalepa.com/ Donation location : Millvale Community Center (416 Lincoln Ave., Millvale, PA 15209) Use contact link to assist ...

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Local fireworks displays 2018

If you don’t want to travel to downtown Pittsburgh to see fireworks for your 4th of July festivities, there are local alternatives.  Check the list below! Avalon North Boro’s Fireworks Celebration DATE: Saturday, June 30 TIME: dusk WHERE: Avalon Community Park & Pool Hampton DATE: Tuesday, July 3 WHERE: Hampton Community Center| WHEN: Dusk Shaler DATE: Wednesday, July 4 TIME: ...

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The case for a new Sheetz

June 27, 2018 ~ Cindy Waeltermann The Controversy Controversy is once again swirling in McCandless over the construction of a new and improved Sheetz convenience store to be located at the corner of Perry Highway and Montclair Ave.  The Altoona-based chain unveiled plans last Spring to construct a larger facility nearly across the street from its current location, however Town ...

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Wildwood Road milling and paving starts today

June 25, 2018 ~ Access McCandless Staff Milling and paving operations, base repairs, guiderail improvements and other miscellaneous construction activities will occur on Wildwood Road between Middle Road and West Hardies Road.  Single-lane alternating traffic will occur Monday through Thursday nights from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. through late July.  Occasional work may occur on Friday nights.

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