News Briefs
Week of Sept. 10

LWV write-in policy for voters

The League of Women Voters of Washington County alerts all voters that the Pennsylvania General Election is Nov. 4. On Washington County ballots for this election are candidates for U.S. Representative from Congressional Districts 9 and 18, Pennsylvania Governor and Lieutenant Governor, Pennsylvania Senate District 46 and Pennsylvania House Districts 15, 39, 40, 46, 48, 49 and 50.

Citizens who want to participate in this election must be registered 30 days before the election. The last day to register is Oct. 6.

The League of Women Voters of Washington County is preparing its nonpartisan Voters Guide for the election. The guide will be available in Washington County papers in late October and will include information directly from candidates. The guide will also be on-line at

For those voters who are unable to go their polling place on Nov. 4, absentee ballots may be requested. The completed absentee ballot application must be in the Election Office by Oct. 24. Voters should apply as soon as possible in order to meet the deadline of receiving the actual absentee ballot and returning the voted ballot to the Election Office by 5 p.m. Oct. 31.

To request a voter registration form or absentee ballot application, contact the Washington County Election Office at 724-228-6750. Forms are also available in some libraries and at the Election Office in Courthouse Square, 100 West Beau Street, Suite 206, Washington.

For more information, call the League at 724-228-9889.

Road closure in South Park

A full closure of Snowden Road (Route 3015) in South Park Township began Sept. 8 and will run through Oct. 8 as Allison Park Contractors conduct slide remediation work each weekday from 7 a.m. through 5 p.m. Snowden Road will be closed to traffic between Riggs Road and Cochrans Mill Road, PennDOT spokeswoman Juliann Sheldon said.

The posted detour for southbound traffic is to take Cochrans Mill Road, turn right onto Stilley Road and then right onto Gill Road. Then an additional right turn is made onto Peters Creek before finally turning right onto Snowden Road. Northbound traffic will use the detour route in reverse.

Mozaic Boutique to celebrate One year anniversary in Collier

MoZaic Boutique is celebrating its One Year Anniversary at the new location in Collier Town Square 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 13.

The Anniversary festivities will begin with bonus giveaways to the first 10 customers. All other customers will receive a free gift with all purchases over $100, plus a chance to win a $100 gift card to MoZaic.

Shoppers can also look forward to surprise in-store specials, as well as music and refreshments.

“It’s hard to believe it’s been one year since we opened our doors at this location. There is so much overall excitement in the community for the expansion of the businesses here in Collier Town Square, we are thrilled to be a part of that. We’re in a fabulous new location, celebrating growth and success,” said owner Nancy Gilmore. “On Sept. 13, we will celebrate with our loyal customers and literally open the door to welcome new ones. We are continually evolving our product lines to bring truly distinctive accessories and apparel to Pittsburgh. Its going to be a fun day to shop!”