Friday, December 21, 2012
The township to our north tops the list for Pennsylvania.
On Wednesday, Bloomberg Businessweek and Bloomberg Rankings named the best places in each state to raise a family. Topping the list for 2013 in Pennsylvania was, you guessed it, Cranberry Township. Cranberry manager Jerry Andree said township officials were excited by the designation. “It’s a major validation of our public policies that we’ve been implementing for a number of years,” he said. “We want this to be the best place to live.” When ranking the communities, Bloomberg took into account public school performance, safety, housing costs, commute time, poverty, adults’ educational attainment, share of households with children, and diversity. To gauge the local job market, Bloomberg also weighed median income and unemployment rates. …
Monday, November 7, 2011
Patch gives you a weekly rundown of what you need to know in Moon
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- Jenna Staul
Monday, November 7, 2011
Residents in the Bon Meade neighborhood host a fundraiser from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. tonight at Hoss’s Steak and Seahouse on Beaver Grade Road. The event will feature a Chinese auction to raise money to update neighborhood playground equipment. Patch will be in attendance at the event. Log in tomorrow for coverage. Have you checked out our voters guide? Catch up with candidates for the Moon Area School Board and Moon Township Board of Supervisors as well as regional races by viewing our candidate questionnaires. Check back with Patch tomorrow for information on area polls and live coverage throughout the day. The Disabled American Veterans Mobile Vet Center comes to Moon from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday at the township Public Safety Building on …
Tuesday, August 9, 2011
The board also approves change orders for the middle school renovation.
The Moon Area School Board on Monday night ratified a new, five-year agreement with the district's support staff union. The board passed the measure in an 8-to-1 vote, but little detail has been released on the contract's terms. Board member Jerry Testa voted against approving the measure. School board President Mark Scappe said at the meeting the Educational Support Professionals Association/Pennsylvania State Education Association also ratified the new contract. The district laid off 19 support staff members and eight cafeteria workers June 30, the day the five-year contract between the district and support staff union expired. School spokeswoman Megan Edwards in July said the eliminated positions would be re-opened for bid based on …