Sunday, March 17, 2013
McCandless Council must first vote to ease a restriction on drive-through restaurants along a portion of McKnight Road.
A drive-through Panera Bread Restaurant may be coming to McCandless Crossing, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reported. But first, McCandless Town council must vote to ease a restriction on drive-through restaurants along the stretch of McKnight Road that borders the fourth and final phase of the McCandless Crossing development. It is located is on the east side of McKnight Road between Duncan Avenue and Cumberland Road. Currently, drive-through restaurants are not permitted along that section of McKnight said Bruce Betty, the township's land-use administrator. McCandless officials' intent with the 1986 restriction was to prevent high-volume traffic and maintain the character of the stretch, Betty told the Trib. “It's up to council to …
Friday, December 21, 2012
Wondering what traffic is like around Walmart, Target, Ross Park Mall or McKnight Road? Here's your answer.
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Sunday, December 16, 2012
Developers are hoping to get a commitment from the speciality grocery store.
Pine-Richland residents can expect to see new shopping, movie and restaurant options nearby when work gets under way next year on the final phase of McCandless Crossing. Phase Four of the development is on the east side of McKnight Road between Duncan Avenue and Cumberland Road in McCandless. It includes five restaurants, three of which have already signed, 50 townhomes, and a 12-screen Cinemark Movie Theater for starters. The town of McCandless and developer, AdVenture Development, is also hoping to lure a very popular specialty grocery store. "We'd love to have Trader Joe's, but that's not a definite, they haven't signed," said Bruce Betty, town of McCandless land use administrator. But perhaps for good luck, the Trader's Joe name is on…
Sunday, December 9, 2012
PennDOT bridge maintenance work will result in lane restrictions.
Traveling McKnight Road for work or holiday shopping? Beginning Monday, PennDOT contractors will be repairing joints on the bridge that carries McKnight Road over Ingomar Road in McCandless. Single-lane traffic will occur on McKnight in both directions from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays through Dec. 21 between Arcadia and Blazier drives. One lane will remain open in each direction at all times. For a better look at the construction zone, click on view larger map above. Drivers are advised to use caution, slow down and be aware of changing traffic patterns when driving through the area. Visit 511pa.com or call 511 from any phone to check traffic conditions on major roadways before traveling. Like us on Facebook | Follow us on Twitter Check …
Saturday, August 25, 2012
West View Water Crews remain on the scene.
A water main break temporarily closed the parking lot of North Hills Village Malln Ross Township Saturday evening. The break was first reported shortly after 6:30 p.m. in front of the Sally Beauty Supply store. The lot was reopened by 7:45 p.m. A portion of the parking lot in front of the store had been temporarily filled with gravel until permanent repairs can be made.
Thursday, August 23, 2012
July 18 incident originally believed to be road rage.
What was first described as a road rage incident along McKnight Road in Ross Township has now resulted in the arrest of three people, including a 19-year-old Bakerstown man who was dragged by an SUV for nearly a half-mile. Andrew Kaltenbaugh is scheduled for an Oct. 10 preliminary hearing on a misdemeanor charge of possession of drug paraphernalia. Ross Police said Kaltenbaugh met Brian Fish, 18, of Glenshaw, and an unidentified 17-year-old near Ross Park Mall on July 18 for a drug deal. Kaltenbaugh thought he was buying a half-pound of marijuana for $2,000, police said. “The exchange took place but one party attempted to 'rip off' the other by selling yard mulch instead of the marijuana,” said Ross Sgt. Benjamin Dripps. Kaltenbaugh …
Monday, August 13, 2012
The pair was caught with nearly $5,000 worth of merchandise in a rented pickup truck on McKnight Road.
A mother coerced her 14-year-old daughter to go on a high-end shoplifting spree inside Ross Park Mall Sunday, before police nabbed them on McKnight Road, according to Ross Township police. Kate Spiker, 36, of Sharpsburg, was seen snatching high-end purses inside Nordstrom, according to police. Her daughter was outside, behind the wheel of a rented pickup truck, waiting while her mother made several trips in and out of various shops with the loot, police said. “They took nearly $5,000 worth of merchandise,” said Ross Twp. Police Sgt. Ben Dripps. “High-end merchandise such as purses, nightwear, lingerie—all stuff women would love. It was not your typical back-to-school shopping trip.” The plot began to unravel when a mall security guard …
Thursday, August 9, 2012
The new shop is expected to open in 6-9 months.
First a donut shop, then a florist shop, now the old A-frame building at 7390 McKnight Road in Ross Township will be a sub shop. Jersey Mike's hopes to open in 6-9 months after renovations are completed. Jersey Mike's Subs is headquartered in Manasquan, N.J. The Jersey Mike's franchise has more than 500 stores across the United States. Ross commissioners this week unanimously approved plans to replace the roof, facade and windows of the McKnight Road shop, which sits on a 13,678-square- foot lot between the Mr. Tire to the north and the Top Nails salon and Cricket phone store to the south. There are two other local Jersey Mike's shops, one in Wexford at 10640 Perry Highway, and another in Cranberry at 20300 Route 19. Have you eaten at a …
Friday, July 20, 2012
A witness said she saw the victim, a man in his 20s, dragged a quarter of a mile.
An unidentified man dragged through afternoon rush hour traffic on McKnight Road Wednesday remains in the hospital as Ross Township police continue to interview witnesses and seek surveillance video. Police have good information that the incident between the victim and two white men in possibly a dark green SUV began around 5:30 p.m. in the Ross Park Mall parking lot and somehow the victim became entangled with the vehicle just down the road, KDKA-TV reported. The man fell from the vehicle in front of the Mattress World store, 7203 McKnight Road. A woman, who did not want to be identified, was on a cell phone to her husband while she was stopped at the light on Patrick Place at the entrance to Ross Park Mall. “And I noticed there was a …
Ross Township police are investigating whether incident started in Ross Park Mall parking lot.
An unidentified man who was dragged by an SUV along McKnight Road Wednesday afternoon is listed in serious condition at a local hospital, KDKA-TV reported. The man fell from the vehicle in front of the Mattress World store, 7203 McKnight Road. A clerk at the store, who did not want to be identified, saw the man fall and called 9-1-1. “He was very banged up. Surprised to see something like that on McKnight Road," the clerk said. "He was bleeding from his mouth, and he had a head injury and he was banged up, he was scuffed up, you know his arms and his legs.” Police have good information that the incident between the victim and two white men in possibly a dark green SUV began in the Ross Park Mall parking lot and somehow the victim became …