Sunday, January 27, 2013
The storm is expected to begin after midnight.
There could be very little rush to the Monday-morning rush hour. The National Weather service in Pittsburgh has issued a winter-weather advisory from 1 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday for most of Western Pennsylvania, including Pine and Richland Townships. A mixture of snow, sleet, and freezing rain is expected overnight into Monday morning. Because of very cold ground and snow pack, roads and sidewalks are expected to be icy. Here is a more detailed look at the forecast: Please help us get to 1,000 Facebook “likes” by clicking here and “liking” us. Check out some of today's other top stories here.
Saturday, January 26, 2013
Restaurant manager, tax manager and payroll coordinator are among the jobs now open in the Gibsonia and Wexford areas.
Pine-Richland Patch hopes to make your job hunting easier by giving you a list of openings in the community. Patch scanned ads for jobs in Gibsonia and Wexford through Indeed.com and Careerbuilder.com and found these opportunities. To see more information on each job, click on the job title. Restaurant General Manager Pizza Hut is seeking a general manager for its restaurant at 10650 Perry Highway. Applicants should have at least 2 years of leadership experience in the restaurant, hospitality or retail industry with responsibility for financial results. Applicants also should have a valid driver’s license, reliable transportation (not public transportation – you may need to drive to make deposits for the restaurant sometimes) and a true…
Thursday, January 24, 2013
The National Weather Service says the most intense snow will fall Friday afternoon and evening.
The National Weather Service in Moon has issued a winter-weather advisory for most of Western Pennsylvania, including Allegheny County, from 10 a.m. Friday to 1 a.m. Saturday. Forecasters say 1 to 3 inches of snow is possible. The snow is expected to begin mid Friday morning and will end in the evening. Here is a more detailed look at the forecast. How do you prepare for snow in the area? Are you sick of winter yet? Tell us in the comment section below.
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
The Parks and Recreation Commission also plans to review its list of priorities at the board of supervisors' work session Tuesday night.
Tuesday, January 22
The Pine Township Board of Supervisors is scheduled to review issues pertaining to three developments with plans before the township planning commission at its work session Tuesday night. On the agenda are three developments before the planning commission: the grading plan at Wexford Farms; the Emerald Fields planned residential development; and the sketch plan for the Springs at Wexford. The board also plans to discuss authorizing a public hearing on the Emerald Fields development, according to the agenda. The Parks and Recreation Commission also is expected to present its list of priorities for 2013 at the meeting, which is scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m. To review the agenda, click here.
Monday, January 21, 2013
Don't forget—the Pine-Richland School District has scheduled classes today for a makeup day.
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
Pine Township's tax rate remains at 1.2 mills.
When it comes to news about real estate taxes in Pine Township, there's good news and confusing news. First, the good news—no tax increase. The Pine Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Monday night to adopt a $12 million budget and set the tax rate at 1.2 mills per thousand dollars of a property's assessed value, the same as it was last year and the year before that and on and on back to 2002. Now for the confusing news—the township set the rate without knowing what the final reassessed values are. "We have to wait to get the new assessments in January (from Allegheny County)," Township Manager Cheryl Fischer told the supervisors. The initial reassessment statistics showed the average increase in value for real estate in Pine …
Saturday, July 21, 2012
Music, food, games and fireworks will make for a fun outing at Pine Community Park.
If anyone at today's Pine Community Day tells you to take a leap, head on over to one of this year's new attractions —the Eurobungy trampoline. It enables a participant to jump more than two stories high for gravity-defying maneuvers while wearing a harness with bungee cords attached, according to the Eurobungy website. But if that is not your style, there is plenty more to do as festivities get under way around 4 p.m. and end with fireworks by Pyrotechnico. Food, music, games, fireworks ... what more could you ask for? For a full schedule of events for Pine Township's 23rd annual community day, which is held in Pine Community Park, see the flyer in the photo box above. Boy Scout Troop No. 344 kicks things off with a flag raising at 3:50 p…
Tuesday, July 17, 2012
New this year at Community Day - the Eurobungy trampoline and the Ultimate Gaming Trailer. Two bands, food, children's activities and fireworks will round out the event.
Pine Township has added two new fun features to Saturday's Community Day lineup of food, fun and fireworks. The Eurobungy trampoline and the Ultimate Gaming Trailer are making their first appearance at the annual event. If you prefer your entertainment inside and chairside, the cutting-edge mobile gaming theatre is for you. Step inside and take a seat on the plush leather couch, grab a controller, and join in various video games for Wii, Xbox, and PlayStation. After that strenuous exercise, you might need a bite to eat. Food vendors will offer funnel cakes, pizza, hamburgers, hot dogs, barbecue, Mexican food, ice cream, yogurt, corn on the cob, and cotton candy. Take your snack over to one of the picnic tables and enjoy music by The …
Wednesday, March 14, 2012
Temperatures today may hit 72 degrees, and signs of spring are popping up all over. Send us your photos, and help to perk up your neighbors!
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Wednesday, March 14, 2012
Winter may not officially end until Tuesday, but with the sun finally emerging and the mercury climbing into the 70s, it's feeling a lot like spring. Have you spotted any signs of spring in Pine or Richland townships? Crocuses peeking up in your yard? Flowers or trees in bloom? Robins alighting outside your windows? Share your photos with your neighbors by adding them to this gallery. Just click the "Upload Photos and Videos" button. If you don't have a photo, you can still share your thoughts on what marks the arrival of spring in Pine and Richland. Whether it's hearing the birds chirp again or seeing more people peel off winter boots and exchange them for sneakers and a stroll, leave your comments below!
Thursday, March 8, 2012
Take our poll: Did your assessment go up or down?
At long last, residents of Pine and Richland townships will learn of their property reassessments. Notices of the court-ordered reassessments were mailed out Wednesday, but property owners can access the information online by clicking here to search for a specific address. This year's county, township and school district real estate taxes will be based on the 2012 assessed value, which you can find by clicking here. The court-ordered assessed values will not be used to calculate tax bills until 2013. For frequently asked questions about the court-ordered reassessment, click here. If you do not agree with the reassessment, you may appeal it. Here is what the county's Office of Property Assessments says to do: You may schedule an “informal …