Friday, May 24, 2013
Frost is possible Saturday morning.
It's going to a be a chilly start to the Memorial Day weekend. The National Weather Service has issued a frost advisory for the Moon and Robinson area. The advisory will remain in effect from 3 to 8 a.m. Saturday as temperatures hover around 32 degrees. Be sure to cover your sensitive plants and bring potted plants indoors. We want to see the flowers you have planted! Upload the plants you will be covering tonight in the photo box above.
Allegheny County has compiled important information about Robinson, Moon, Crescent and other municipalities.
Do you know what state senatorial district you live in? Who your county council representative is? Or have you ever given thought to the geography of Robinson, Moon or Crescent townships? Allegheny County's website has a municipality map that provides vital information for the three townships—and other municipalities. Just click on the map and a community profile pops up with information such as school district and municipal millage rates, the name of the police chief and fire department information.
Thursday, May 23, 2013
The June 15 event can help residents destroy sensitive documents and prevent identify theft.
State Senator Matt Smith is partnering with state Rep. Mark Mustio and Moon Township to offer a free shredding event for constituents. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 15 in the parking lot of the Moon Township Administration Office, 1000 Beaver Grade Rd., Moon Township. “This is a great opportunity for residents to have their sensitive documents safely and securely destroyed free of charge,” Smith said. Residents can bring boxes of unwanted documents that may contain personal information including Social Security, credit card or bank account numbers. Common types of unwanted items that should be shredded may include credit card statements or applications, bank statements, canceled checks, income tax information and …
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
The watch remains in effect until 10 p.m.
A severe thunderstorm watch has been issued for Southwestern Pennsylvania, including Allegheny County. The watch remains in effect through 10 p.m. Wednesday night, according to the National Weather Service, which says some storms cound be severe with damaging winds. The chance of showers and thunderstorms is expected mainly after 5 p.m. and before midnight. A hazardous weather outlook is also in effect this week, with frosty and potentially freezing conditions possible on Friday and Saturday nights and possibly Sunday. Here's a look at the forecast: Be sure to upload photos or videos of any severe storm weather or storm damage.
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Police in Moon, Robinson, Crescent and other surrounding communities will be out for Memorial Day weekend.
The West Hills DUI Task Force will be conducting enforcement operations over Memorial Day weekend. These operations will be in the form of sobriety checkpoints and/or roving DUI patrols between May 24 and 26. Taking part in the operations are officers from Moon, Robinson and Crescent townships. Also part of the effort are officers from Avalon, Bellevue, Carnegie, Coraopolis, Edgeworth, Leetsdale and Sewickley boroughs; and Findlay, Kennedy, North Fayette, Ohio and Stowe townships. To find out how much alcohol you can safely consume, click here. Join Patch for more community news or join us on Facebook and Twitter.
Sunday, May 19, 2013
Check back with Patch after the polls close for results of the primary races.
Republicans and Democrats head to the polls today (May 21) to decide which candidates will represent their respective parties in the fall general election. Check back with Robinson-Moon Patch after the polls close tonight for election results. For information on poll locations, voting times and the Voter ID Law, click here. The hottest local race is in Robinson Township, where six Republicans are vying for their party's nomination for the three open seats on the board of commissioners and seven candidates are hoping to be nominated to run for those same posts on the Democratic ticket this fall. The Republicans vying for the spots are incumbent Jesse J. Forquer and newcomers Patrick J. O’Leary, Michael J. Malinsky, Joel B. Slesinger, John R…
See who the candidates are in Moon, Robinson and Crescent townships, as well as Moon Area and Montour school boards.
The primary election takes place tomorrow (Tuesday, May 21) for municipal and school board seats. For details about polling places, times and the Voter ID Law, click here. Here are the local candidates: CRESCENT TOWNSHIP Tax Collector R- Karri A. Griffith D – Judy Withee Commissioner at large, 1 seat R- Karen Patton D – Todd K. Miller Commissioner, 4-year term, 1 seat R – Diane Cvengros and Peggi Schofield D – Mark D. Schukart MOON TWP. Tax Collector R – Catherine L. Tress D – Eugene A. Casasanta Auditor, 6-year term, one seat R – Sally L. Cross D – none Supervisor, 6-year term, two seats R – James C. Scott …
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Friday, May 17, 2013
Find out where to vote, how the Voter ID Law affects you and what to do if you're voting for the first time or at a new polling place.
Here are some quick things you need to know about next Tuesday's primary election. Join Patch for more community news or join us on Facebook and Twitter.
Thursday, May 16, 2013
Three suspects are seen on tape as alarm sounds.
Moon Township Police Special Investigations Unit is processing forensic evidence located at the scene of a burglary last week at the H. Snyder Steel Corp. at 100 Montour Rd. According to a news release issued by police Chief Leo McCarthy, at 12:17 a.m. May 9, shock sensors tripped an alarm at the company. When officers arrived at the scene, they found the main gates locked and secured. The owner arrived and unlocked the gate for police. The business is located adjacent to the Montour Trail. An in-house video showed three young white males with backpacks at the scene. One attempted to disable a security camera, while another tried to pry open a window. The chief reported the sound of the alarm caused them to flee. Moon police called the …