Across the South Hills – March 20

Published Mar 20, 2013 at 10:21 am (Updated Mar 20, 2013 at 10:21 am)

Bethel Park

Waste and recycling services will not be delayed due to the Good Friday holiday. Services will remain on the regular schedule.


The Chartiers Valley Education Foundation will sponsor “An Adult Evening of Trivia” on April 6 at Heidelberg Fire Hall. Doors open at 6:45 p.m. and games begin at 7:30.

Tickets are $20 per person (advance purchase), or $25 at the door. Team discount for up to 10 players is $180. Ticket includes beer, mixers, soda, water and light snacks. Participants may bring additional snacks/beverages/byob.

Proceeds benefit The Chartiers Valley Education Foundation.

For more information or to register, call 412-429-2390 or visit and follow the Foundation link. Seating is limited.


Support the America’s Pop Music Hall of Fame by purchasing a “record” with a name or business inscribed. The records will be displayed in the window of the temporary home at 41 W. Pike St. Records are available for as little as $5 and may be purchased in the office of Mayor Dave Rhome, The Gyro Place, Malone Flower Shop and the Chamber of Commerce.

Cecil Township

The state Department of Transportation, Engineering District 12-0, will hold a public display for the proposed intersection/trail bridge project on Route 980 on the approach to Route 50.

The display will be held from 5-6 p.m. March 28 at the township building, 3599 Millers Run Road.

The display is being held to present preliminary roadway and structure plans, traffic control and to obtain public input before completing the design process.

Anyone with knowledge of historic resources in the project area or with comments on potential impacts to historic resources, should attend this meeting.

If unable to attend or if there are special concerns, contact project manager James Sisul at 724-439-7379.

• The next session in the Guide to Healthy Feet lecture series at the Washington Health System Outpatient Center, 3415 Millers Run Road is 5:30 p.m. April 15. The session will be presented by Brandon Crim and Matt Guarino dealing with painful toes, bunions and hammertoes.

To register for the free program, call 724-250-2824.

Green Tree

Summer employment opportunities include lifeguards and concession stand workers at Wilson Park Pool, and summer recreation counselors. The application deadline is April 26 for the positions.

Applications must be submitted at the Green Tree Municipal Center office by 4 p.m. on the deadline date. Previous seasonal employees must also submit an application by the deadline.

• The Green Tree Rotary is accepting applications for three $1,500 scholarships to high school seniors who are residents of Green Tree or students who belong to the Bishop Canevin Interact Club and have plans to attend a four-year-college or technical school.

Forms are available at the Municipal Center office, the Green Tree Library, or online at

The Rotary scholarship deadline is March 31.

Mt. Lebanon

The Paper Exchange will shred confidential papers at the Public Works yard, 1250 Lindendale Drive off Cedar Boulevard from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. March 23.

The cost is $5 a box with the first box free. Cash or checks will be accepted.

Peters Township

The Peters Township Community Recreation Center will hold a Bunny Hop from 10 a.m.-noon March 23. Visit with the Easter Bunny, make crafts, play games and more.

Preregistration suggested online or at the recreation center. Cost is $5 per resident and $7 per non-resident (ages 2 and up).

• The Parks and Recreation Department is sponsoring a bus trip to the Ohio Amish Country on April 25 at a cost of $108 a person. The bus will leave the township at 6:30 a.m. Register immediately online or at the recreation center. The trip includes shopping for jams and jellies at the Smucker store, a tour of P. Graham Dunn Woodworking and Laser Art Gallery, and lunch at Das Dutch Kitchen, after which will be a stop at Lehman’s General Store and Old Fashion Hardware. The last stop will be at Shisler’s Cheese House. The cost includes transportation, lunch, sampling, guide services, meal gratuity and taxes.

For questions, call the rec department at 724-942-5000.

• Tai Chi for health will be presented starting April 8 at the West Penn Allegheny Health System’s Outpatient Care Center. The cost is $75 for one class per week for eight classes, or $130 for two classes a week for 16 classes. Discounts are available to WPAHS employees.

The classes are sponsored by the WPAHS’s Integrated Medicine Program and Lupus Center of Excellence in cooperation with the Arthritis Foundation. The classes are taught by certified instructor J. Gurney Bolster.

For class schedules or to register, call 412-362-8677.

South Fayette

Volunteers and sponsors are needed for the township’s annual Cleanup Day April 19.

Contact the township at 412-221-8700 for additional information.

Upper St. Clair

The annual Arts and Chocolate Spring Spectacular will be held from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. in the Community and Recreation Center. The event will host fun chocolate activities for all ages and include an eating contest, sidewalk chalk art, kite making, painting with chocolate as well as music and other performances. There will be more than 100 pieces of art showcasing works from the Upper St. Clair School District’s fine arts department.


Dress for Success Pittsburgh-Washington branch will hold its second annual power walk May 4 at Washington Park Stone Pavilion. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. followed by the walk at 10 a.m. Register online or at the site. Entertainment includes health and wellness booths and a kids’ corner.

For more information, call 724-228-8327 or email

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