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.
Monday, January 21, 2013
Don't forget—the Pine-Richland School District has scheduled classes today for a makeup day.
Thursday, December 6, 2012
The Board of Supervisors will vote on its $12 million budget on Dec. 19.
Richland Township taxpayers can heave a sigh of relief. The Board of Supervisors is looking at no tax increase in the township's $12 million budget for 2013. The current rate is 2.75 mills per thousand dollars assessed value. The supervisors will vote Dec. 19 to adopt a final budget and tax rate, but Township Manager Dean Bastianini explained that the millage rate will go down once Allegheny County sends final reassessment numbers to the township. In a cart-before-the-horse scenario, the township is required to adopt a budget and set a tax rate by Dec. 31. "We can adjust the budget after Jan. 1," Bastianini said at the supervisors' meeting Wednesday. "Our drop-dead date is when tax bills go out April 1." By law, the township cannot make a …
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Northern Regional police arrested Leo Nealon and a 17-year-old on Monday.
A Middlesex Township teen charged in a Richland Township home-invasion burglary was arraigned Tuesday morning and charged with two felonies. Leo James Nealon, who turned 18 on Sept. 12, was charged with a felony count of burglary and a felony count of conspiracy—burglary, as well as a misdemeanor count of possessing instruments of crime—criminal instruments. A preliminary hearing is set for Sept. 26 before Magisterial District Judge Suzanne Blaschak. Northern Regional Police arrested Nealon about 7:15 p.m. Monday at his Middlesex Township (Valencia) home, Chief T. Robert Amann said. Nealon turned himself in after police contacted and spoke with him by cell phone, Amann said. Police arrested a 17-year-old earlier Monday afternoon at a home …
Monday, September 17, 2012
Latest arrest comes hours after Northern Regional Police officers arrest a 17-year-old at a home on Sandy Hill Road.
UPDATE: Northern Regional Police arrested a second suspect about 7:15 p.m. Monday in a home-invasion burglary in Richland Township. Leo Nealon, 18, turned himself in at his Middlesex Township home after police contacted and spoke with him by cell phone, Northern Regional Police Chief T. Robert Amann said. He is charged with burglary, Amann said. Police arrested a 17-year-old earlier Monday afternoon at a home on Sandy Hill Road in northeastern Richland Township. Northern Regional police were called to the home about 3:45 p.m. by a 17-year-old resident who was home alone when he heard someone trying to break into the home, Amann said. The teen called police after he fled out the back door and into the woods, staying on the phone to keep …
Monday, July 16, 2012
Jackie Evancho’s second television special—Jackie Evancho: Music of the Movies—will be broadcast Aug. 12 on WQED.
A new Jackie Evancho singing special, Jackie Evancho: Music of the Movies, a follow-up to her popular debut special Great Performances Dream With Me in Concert, will be broadcast on WQED Pittsburgh on August 12. The time has not yet been determined, according to WQED. Viewers in other cities should check their local PBS schedule to see when it will be aired in their area. Her performance, recorded in the opulent splendor of the newly restored Orpheum Theatre, one of Los Angeles’ most venerable landmarks, will feature well-known songs such as “Pure Imagination,” “My Heart Will Go On,” “Can You Feel the Love Tonight,” and “Some Enchanted Evening.” Jackie Evancho: Music of the Movies is directed by David Horn with conductor Bill Ross, and…
Monday, July 2, 2012
The singing sensation from Richland Township will perform at the Mann Center August 25.
If you're looking for something to do next month, maybe a quick trip to Philadelphia is the answer. Richland Township's own Jackie Evancho will bring her "Dream With Me" tour to Philadelphia August 25. The 12-year old soprano will perform with The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia at The Mann Center. According to the Ticketmaster website, the "meet and greet" ticket packages are sold out, but other tickets are still available for the 8 pm Saturday night performance. The Mann Center is located in Philadelphia's Fairmount Park and is a covered, outdoor performance venue. The gates open at 6 pm for Jackie's concert.
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!