Saturday, May 18, 2013
Stakeholders have announced the completion of the plan, which provides safe pedestrian and bicycle routes through McKees Rocks, Stowe, Coraopolis and Neville for residents and visitors.
County Executive Rich Fitzgerald, Friends of the Riverfront, the PA Environmental Council, Stowe and Neville townships, and McKees Rocks and Coraopolis boroughs have completed the Ohio River Trail Plan which provides safe pedestrian and bicycle routes through their communities for residents and visitors. The stakeholders made the announcement on Wednesday. Beginning in late summer, the partners will begin assisting the townships and boroughs in the implementation of the plans, which include raising funds for implementation. “It’s appropriate that we are able to announce this accomplishment during National Bike Week and to celebrate these communities recognizing and taking steps to ensure that residents and visitors alike have safe and …
Check here frequently for news and opinions on the second-round series.
The Pittsburgh Penguins' journey to a possible fourth Stanley Cup title and second in the past five years began with an NHL playoffs game on May 1 at CONSOL Energy Center in Pittsburgh. Now, the Penguins need 12 more postseason wins this year in order to raise the cup, including four against their second-round opponent—the Ottawa Senators. Second-Round Schedule Tuesday, May 14 - Pittsburgh 4, Ottawa 1 (Recap | Box Score) Friday, May 17 - Pittsburgh 4, Ottawa 3 (Recap | Box Score) Sunday, May 19 - Pittsburgh at Ottawa - 7:30 p.m. (TV: NBC Sports Network) Wednesday, May 22 - Pittsburgh at Ottawa - 7:30 p.m. (TV: NBC Sports Network) Friday, May 24 - Ottawa at Pittsburgh - 7:30 p.m. (if necessary) (TV: NBC Sports Network) Sunday, May 26 - …
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Fans are also encouraged to bring video cameras or cell phones to film a Penguins version of the Harlem Shake led by the winner of the dance contest.
Allegheny County will host a rally in celebration of the Pittsburgh Penguins’ second-round playoff series against the Ottawa Senators. The event will take place at noon on Tuesday, May 14, in the courtyard of the Allegheny County Courthouse located at 436 Grant St. in downtown Pittsburgh. WDVE’s Val Porter will emcee the rally, which will feature the following five contests for Penguins fans: Winners of the costume, cheer, banner/sign and dance contests will be determined by audience vote. Prizes include rounds of golf for four at a county golf course, day passes to a county pool, Penguins shirts and rally towels. Fans are encouraged to bring video cameras or cell phones to film a Penguins version of the Harlem Shake led by the winner of …
The Parks and Recreation Department is offering a number of activities to get you healthy and provide leisure-time pursuits.
Moon Parks & Recreation has a number of health and fitness programs available for all ages this summer, as well as driver's education class. Register for any of the programs listed below by calling the Moon Park office at 412-262-1703 or by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Online registration is open for select programs. Visit the website for more information. Health & Fitness Programs Karate: Adults and children (ages 6 and up) Dates: Mondays and Wednesdays ongoing Times: 6 (beginners) and 7 p.m. (advanced) Location: Moon High School wrestling room Cost: $45 per month for Moon School District residents. Registration is always open. Online registration—visit website for form to mail-in or visit class for information. This is a unique karate …
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Game 4 was on Long Island on Tuesday night. See how media and fans are covering and reacting to the series.
Sunday, May 5, 2013
Among celebration, a family mourns the death of a 23-year-old man during the half marathon.
Nearly 23,000 people participated in the Pittsburgh Marathon on Sunday under a clear sky. James Kirwa of Kenya defended his full marathon title in 2 hours, 13 minutes, 37 seconds. “I flew in last night from Nairobi, but I thought that I could win since I knew the course and training had been going well,” said Kirwa. “I cramped a bit at the end, and maybe next year I will come back to try for the 2:10 event record.” American Mary Akor of Hawthorne, CA won the women’s 26.2 mile race in 2:37:35. In the half marathon, Kenyans Julius Kogo and Risper Gesabwa took the 13.1 mile titles in 1:02:32 and 1:13:16 respectively, with Kogo setting a course record. Click here for complete results and add your marathon photos and videos to the slideshow …
Saturday, May 4, 2013
Nick Bulat recently had a kidney transplant and students responded with a fundraiser for the National Kidney Foundation.
Moon Area High School and Middle School track-and-field members, along with other students and staff, participated in a benefit walk for retired middle school math teacher and current track coach Nick Bulat on Thursday. Bulat recently underwent a successful kidney transplant. The event raised more than $2,000, all of which was donated to the National Kidney Foundation in Bulat's name. ___________________ "Like" Patch on Facebook | Follow us on Twitter | Get our email newsletter
Friday, May 3, 2013
Champs Sports Network will sponsor the display following the Our Lady of the Sacred Heart and Sto-Rox high school baseball game.
Champs Sports Network will sponsor a post-game fireworks show Friday at the Youthtowne sports complex in Clinton, following the Our Lady of the Sacred Heart and Sto-Rox baseball game. While there is no way to be sure, the show is said to be the first of its kind for WPIAL high school baseball. Our Lady of the Sacred Heart is a Catholic high school in Moon Township. "We are excited, the kids are excited, it should be a great event and something that goes well beyond the norm for a high school baseball game," Champs President Matt Farago said. The Chargers (11-2), ranked No.1 in Champs "Class-A" power rankings since the start of the season, could be going for a perfect section record against a struggling Sto-Rox squad. The first pitch is set…
Robert Morris basketball coach Andy Toole agreed on a three-year extension.
Robert Morris University basketball coach Andy Toole and the school's athletic director, Craig Coleman, have agreed on a contract extension through the 2017-18 season. Toole confirmed the agreement to the Post-Gazette after it was first reported by 93.7 The Fan. As a private school, Robert Morris did not release any financial details surrounding the contract. Toole had two years remaining on the five-year contract he signed in 2010, the P-G reports. In his three seasons as the Colonials' coach, Toole has compiled a 68-36 record. Last season, Robert Morris went to the National Invitation Tournament, where it beat Kentucky before losing to Providence in the second round. ___________________ "Like" Patch on Facebook | Follow us on Twitter | …
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Events will take place at the new facility on Saturday and Sunday.
The Montour community is invited to the grand opening of the new Montour Athletic Center this weekend. The $17.14 million facility, which features a 360-degree indoor-arena that seats 1,500, as well as fitness rooms and sports offices, is located on the Clever Road campus of Montour High School. The facility also contains a pool, wrestling/cheerleading room and a golf center, according to Jason Burik, assistant to the superintendent. Construction on the facility began in December 2011. The grand opening celebration kicks off at 3 p.m. Saturday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Here's a list of the activities that follow on Saturday and Sunday: Saturday, May 4: Sunday, May 5: ___________________ "Like" Patch on Facebook | Follow us on Twitter…