Across the South HillsPublished Jan 30, 2013 at 12:01 am (Updated Jan 25, 2013 at 3:07 pm)
Bethel Park School Board members Jan. 22 approved a $395,000 contract with Hayes Design Group Architects to perform construction documents, bidding and construction administrative phase services for the Neil Armstrong Middle School renovation project.
The renovations, which will focus primarily on the heating, ventilation and air conditioning system, are being paid for by funds which remain from the high school construction project, said Matthew Howard, finance director.
The township is accepting applications for a full-time police officer.
Applications may be obtained between 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Friday at the police department, 3599 Millers Run Road, and must be submitted no later than 3 p.m. Feb. 15.
Canon-McMillan High School and the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency are joining to provide a free application for federal student aid completion session for Canon-McMillan parents and students from noon to 7 p.m. Feb. 6 in the high school library.
Parents will be able to complete their FAFSA with assistance from the experts in financial aid.
To register, call the high school guidance office at 724-745-1400.
The Washington County Community Center, 216 Taylor Drive, Canonsburg, will hold beginner Tai Chi classes with Dorothy Tecklenberg from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Cost is $10 per class.
For more information, call 724-554-9817, 724-724-3801 or 724-222-2806.
Save the date from 1-4 p.m. Feb. 17 in the Green Tree Municipal Center, to see why Green Tree is a great place. More details to come.
Winterfest will return from noon-3 p.m. Feb. 23 Uptown with more than a dozen participating restaurants. There will be a chili competition between Mt. Lebanon police and fire departments, outdoor games, music and beer will be available for purchase for those over the age of 21. Tickets are $10 in advance or $15 at the gate.
Tickets are available online or at the customer service center in the municipal building weekdays from 7:30 a.m. until 5 p.m.
Proceeds benefit Relay for Life of Mt. Lebanon.
The McMurray Chapter of Women’s Business Network will meet at 8:30 a.m. Feb. 6 and 20 at Merante Brother’s Market, 604 W. McMurray Road, Canonsburg.
For more information, call Valerie Bartels at 412-418-3072.
• Sign-ups for the Peters Township Girls Softball Association will be held 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Feb. 2 at the recreation center.
The non-profit South Fayette Foundation for Excellence will hold its third annual fundraising concert with The Mansfield Five and The Four Townsmen at 7 p.m. March 2 at SNPJ Lodge 6, 540 Third Ave., Bridgeville.
Food, snacks and beverages will be available for purchase, and basket auctions and raffles will be held.
Doors open at 6 p.m. and tickets are $20.
For information, call 724-693-9441.
The proceeds will benefit teacher grants, student scholarships and instructional supplies, technology and equipment for the South Fayette School District.
The South Hills Chapter of Women’s Business Network will meet at 8 a.m. Feb. 7 and 21 at King’s Restaurant, 155 McMurray Road, Upper St. Clair.
For more information, call Jennifer Ohrman at 412-531-5055. Upper St. Clair
The next electronics recycling event will be from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Feb. 9 at the township parking lot near Clair’s Kennel.
Electronics are no longer permitted to be set at the curb for garbage collection.
Collected will be CD players, cell phones, computers, copiers, fax machines, printers, radios, scanners, VCRs, telephones and televisions.
Fluorescent and CFL bulbs will be accepted with a $1 charge per bulb.